Academic Lit 1
CLASS CODE FOR GOOGLE CLASSROOM: qhv646f
Weeks of September 2 and 9
Class requirements and expectations.
Introducing a classmate (Writing, interviewing, speech)
9-11 reading and writing remembrance lesson with video interviews and photos.
Weeks of September 16 and September 23, September 30
Short story Standing on the Roof Naked by Francess Lantz
Pre-reading activity: Writing and Speaking Prompt and Predictions. During reading activity: Characterization After reading: Analysis and quiz.
Weeks of October 7 and October 14
Short story The Beans and Rice Chronicles of Isaiah Dunn by Kelly J. Baptist. Pre-reading activity: Activating prior knowledge using Kahoot and real life video clips. During Reading: Theme- Overcoming hardship through education. After reading: Creative writing- Using the short story as a mentor text, students will create their own story about a character overcoming hardship.
Week of October 21
Week of October 28
Learning Channel Preferences
Week of November 4
Reading and Writing Inventories
Weeks of November 11,18,25,2
A Letter from the Fringe, Conquering Cliques
Week of December 9, 11,18
Writing quiz A Letter From the Fringe
Article: Adoption. Pre-reading activity for August Lights.
Begin reading August Lights
Independent reading and writing study
Weeks of January 6 and 13
Week of January 20
Week of January 30
Writing quiz August Lights
Weeks of February 3-10
Poem "They Were His Last Words, But Did They Have to Be?" Writing comparing the poem with the short story August Lights.
Week of February 17
Week of February 24 and March 2
Reunion by John Cheever Reading and Writing- Characterization