Feb. 5-19 Update English 9

Monday

Tuesday/Thursday

  • Speed Write (3 min)
  • The Outsiders (6 min)
  • Film: All Is True (1 hr 41 min)
  • Break (5 min)
  • Notes on Romeo and Juliet and All Is True (themes) (45 min)
    • Focus Tools:
      • Focus Funnel
      • Theme
      • Topic
      • Subtopic
      • Focusing Question
      • Thesis (the point, your theory, your way of emplaning, the answer to the focusing question)
      • Supporting Questions
        • How … connections?
        • How … processes?
        • Why … reasons?
        • Why … reflections?
      • Supporting Ideas (3)
        • Connections –> Descriptions (filler)
        • Explanations –> Descriptions (filler)
        • Reflections –> Descriptions (filler)
    • Form of a 3-section paper
  • Pack Up (1 min)
  • Silent Reading (7 min)

Wednesday

  • Speed Write
  • The Outsiders
  • Silent reading (short story) or Small group conference (homework)
  • Break
  • Finish One Good Man
  • Pack Up
  • Silent Reading

Friday

Mr. Kertes is an English teacher in Prince Rupert, in the territory of the Ts’msyen, at Charles Hays Secondary School - home of the Rainmakers.