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    September 2011

       Freshman English   

                Ms. Blomberg

     

    Mon.      Tues.    Wed.     Thurs.   Fri.

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    Labor Day

     

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    Teacher Day

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    Welcome Back!

    -What is reading?

    -What is writing?

    Opening Day Assembly?

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    -Robert Frost notes

    -“The Road Not Taken”

    9

    -Introduce autobiographical roadmaps; symbols and examples

     

    12

    Langston Hughes notes

    -‘Mother to Son”

    -extendedmetaphor/questions

    -Begin individual extended metaphor poems

    Reading Benchmark Week

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    Picture Day

    -Class time to work on roadmaps and metaphor poems

     

    14

     

    -Langston Hughes notes

     

    -Frost’s letter “Crossing Paths”

     

    -compare texts

     

    15

    -metaphor poems due

     

    Reading Benchmark

     

    16

    Library orientation/select AR books/STARtest

    19

    -roadmaps due

    -Introduce Great Depression Research Project

    -list of topics

    -MLA format

    Writing Benchmark Week

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    -Library to begin online research forThe Great Depressionera

    21

    -Library to finish online research

     

    Open House

    22

    Research in class using books.

     

    Begin Works Cited page

    23

    Writing Benchmark

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    DEAR DAY

     

    Works Cited Page due in MLA format

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    -Begin presenting map/ extended metaphor poem/or poem by Frost or Hughes

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    -finish presentations

     

     

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