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    How can current events impact an author's writing?

             ◊ Students will be able to analyze a complex text to determine how fear manipulates human behavior.

           ◊ Students will be able to identify and use correct grammar (variety of what we have learned so far).

             ◊ Students will be able to find meanings of the vocabulary words in context.

          ◊ Students will be able to find the main idea and the central idea in a complex text.

          ◊ Students will be able to analyze how an author's choice to create mystery, tension, or surprise.

          ◊ Students will be able to deconstruct, revise, and rewrite essays.  

     Topics of Study

        ◊ Perception vs Reality; Identity; Values; Fear/Phobias, What is Success?

    Test Dates


         ◊ Writing Assessment 70% grade Wednesday, Feb 20, 2019

         ◊ Chapter 7&8 vocabulary Thursday, Feb 21, 2019



       Agenda for Week

          Monday - Edulastic; Review chapter 7& 8 vocabulary; Review writing techniques and what is expected on Wednesday; Begin reading chapter 5 and discussing colors written throughout the book. 

         ◊ Tuesday - Continue reading chapter 5; symbolism throughout chapter 5; review literary terms and vocabulary.

         ◊ Wednesday - Timed Writing, 70% grade.

         ◊ Thursday - CommonLit "We where the Masks"; presentations on prohibition; 

         ◊ Friday - Commonlit Jibhadre; compare the two CommonLits and how they tie into TGG.  Finish reading chapter 5 answering questions and close reads.



          ◊ My tutoring days are Monday afternoon from 3:35 to 4:30.  Other arrangements may be made by contacting me via email. kristine.wetzel@gulfportschools.org






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