I hope that each of you had a wonderful and relaxing weekend. This our final week together before the holidays. We have a lot to cover, in a short amount of time, as Friday is a half a day for students. This week will be focused around poetry and getting students ready for the final exam. Please come prepared each day, and before you know it, the holidays will be here.
Monday: SSR, Grammar Review, Vocabulary Review, Review Poetic terms and devices, Poetry: Explicating Passages and Poetry Portfolio.
Tuesday: SSR, Vocabulary Test, Grammar Review, Poetry: Sonnets, and Poetry Portfolio.
Wednesday: (Interims sent home with students) SSR, Grammar Review, Poetic Terms and Devices Review, Explication of longer Poetic Passages, and Continuation of Poetry Portfolios.
Thursdays: SSR, Poetic Terms and Devices Test, Grammar Test, and Finish up Poetry Portfolios. (Portfolios due tomorrow!)
Friday: (Short Class Period) SSR, Discuss Poetry Portfolios, and Turns in Poetry Portfolios.