9th ELA

  9th Grade ELA Daily Agenda

SAT Power Words Vocab List

Fall Semester 

Nov. 29 - Dec. 3

Monday (Green Angel/Green Witch Info)

  • Warm Up
  • Vocab: Green Angel List (homework handout)
  • Introduce Green Angel
  • Green Angel - read Chapter 1 and discuss
    • Identify figurative language throughout
    • Discuss Survivor's Guilt 

Tuesday (Green Angel/Green Witch Info)

  • Warm Up
  • Review Vocab: Green Angel
  • Green Angel - read Chapter 2 and discuss
    • Identify figurative language throughout 

Wednesday (Green Angel/Green Witch Info)

  • Warm Up
  • Review Vocab: Green Angel
  • Green Angel - read Chapter 3 and discuss
    • Identify figurative language throughout 
    • Name origin handout 

Thursday (Green Angel/Green Witch Info)

  • Warm Up
  • Review Vocab: Green Angel
  • Green Angel - read Chapter 4 and discuss
    • Identify figurative language throughout 
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Friday (Green Angel/Green Witch Info)

  • Warm Up
  • Review Vocab Quiz : Green Angel
  • Green Angel - read Chapter 5 and discuss
    • Identify figurative language throughout 

 

Dec. 6-10

Monday (Green Angel/Green Witch Info)

  • Warm Up
  • Review Vocab: Green Witch
  • Discuss Green Witch 
    • Make a prediction handout 
  • Green Witch - read Chapter 1 and discuss
    • Identify figurative language throughout 

Tuesday (Green Angel/Green Witch Info)

  • Warm Up
  • Review Vocab: Green Witch
  • Green Witch - read Chapter 2 and discuss
    • Identify figurative language throughout 

Wednesday (Green Angel/Green Witch Info)

  • Warm Up
  • Review Vocab: Green Witch
  • Green Witch - read Chapter 3 and discuss
    • Identify figurative language throughout 

Thursday (Green Angel/Green Witch Info)

  • Warm Up
  • Review Vocab: Green Witch
  • Green Witch - read Chapter 4 and discuss
    • Identify figurative language throughout 

Friday (Green Angel/Green Witch Info)

  • Warm Up
  • Review Vocab Quiz : Green Witch
  • Green Witch - read Chapter 5 and discuss
    • Identify figurative language throughout 

 

Dec. 13-17

Monday

  • Warm Up
  • Green Angel/Green Witch Instagram handout 
  • JMAP Review

Tuesday

  • Warm Up
  • Green Angel/Green Witch Instagram handout 
  • JMAP Review

Wednesday

  • Warm Up
  • Green Angel/Green Witch Instagram handout 
  • JMAP Review

Thursday - 1/2 day Testing Schedule

  • Testing
  • Video

Friday - 1/2 Day Testing Schedule

  • Testing
  • Video

 

Dec. 20-31 - Christmas Break (No School)

 

Friday, July 30

  • About Mrs. Patty  (PPT)
  • Classroom rules, procedures and expectations
  • Class code : Google Classroom 
  • Syllabus overview (take home and get it signed)
  • What I wish My Teacher Knew
  • All about me number assignment (1-10)

 

August 2-6 - To Kill a Mockingbird digital book link

Monday To Kill a Mockingbird digital book link

  • Reminder: Turn in your syllabus (inbox, front table)
  • Warm Up (Social Media Corrections #1 - Google Classroom Warm Ups Folder)
  • Pre-Test in Edulastic 
  •  Nametag Challenge
  • Write down your goals (hang them up)

Tuesday To Kill a Mockingbird digital book link

  • Warm Up (Social Media Corrections #2 - Google Classroom Warm Ups Folder)
  • Pre-Read info on TKAM : See Google Classroom
    • Harper Lee Bio video with questions (submit in Google Classroom)
    • Info on background/setting/era
  • Brain Pop - Back to School (3:44)

Wednesday To Kill a Mockingbird digital book link

  • Warm Up (Social Media Corrections #3 - Google Classroom Warm Ups Folder)
  • Predict the Verdict/Famous Trials Gallery Walk

Thursday To Kill a Mockingbird digital book link

  • Warm Up (Social Media Corrections #4 - Google Classroom Warm Ups Folder)
  • Assign printed books
  • Read Ch. 1 of  To Kill a Mockingbird (together as a class)
  • HW: Read Chapters 2- 3
  • To Kill A Mockingbird
    • Vocab - TKAM List #1 (see Google Classroom)

Friday  To Kill a Mockingbird digital book link

  • Warm Up (Social Media Corrections #5 - Google Classroom Warm Ups Folder)
    • Turn in Warm Ups
  • Fill in Guided questions ch. 1-3 - Google Classroom
  • TKAM literary terms 
  • Read Ch. 4
    • Finish Ch. 4 for homework tonight

 

August 9-13

Monday To Kill a Mockingbird digital book link

  • Warm Up (Social Media Corrections #6 - Google Classroom Warm Ups Folder)
  • Edulastic Pre-Test Mini Lesson on Irony and Ethos, Pathos, Logos
  • Vocab List 1 - review together (quiz is Friday)
  • Fill in Ch. 1-4 guided questions - on your own in class (Google Doc/Google Classroom)
  • "You never really understand a person until. .. " and "Atticus' advice" handout
  • Review Ch. 4 together 
  • Pick 2- 3 characters for your Character Interactive Notebook (see Google Classroom)
  • Read Ch. 5 (on your own)

Tuesday To Kill a Mockingbird digital book link

  • Warm Up (Social Media Corrections #7 - Google Classroom Warm Ups Folder)
  • Review Vocab List 1
  • Ch. 4 and 5 Journal Response
  • Edulastic Pre-Test mini lesson on conflict, figurative language, and POV
  • Quiz on Ch. 5 - TKAM (Google Classroom)
  • Finish "You never really understand a person until. .. " and "Atticus' advice" handout; turn in today
  • To Kill a Mockingbird Figurative Language (handout)
  • Read Ch. 6-7 (on your own in class)
  • Map of Maycomb

Wednesday To Kill a Mockingbird digital book link

  • Warm Up (Social Media Corrections #8 - Google Classroom Warm Ups Folder)
  • Review Vocab List 1
  • Discuss Ch. 6-7 and Read Ch. 8 together
  • Due today: Guided questions Ch. 1-4 (TKAM)
  • Read " A Little Town is Where?"
  • A Little Town is Where Poetry Analysis
  • Introduce Allusions Extra Credit - find examples of allusions and explain them (chapter 1 - find 6 allusions; chapter 2- find 3 allusions; chapter 3 - find 0; chapter 4 - find 1; chapter 5 find 1 allusions - for a total of 10 allusions). Explain them and give the source. You could put this on a Google Doc or a Google Slide. 
    • Allusions extra credit is due Monday, Aug. 16

Thursday To Kill a Mockingbird digital book link

  • Warm Up (Social Media Corrections #9 - Google Classroom Warm Ups Folder)
  • Review Vocab List 1 (reminder: quiz tomorrow) - Quizlet Live
  • Read Ch. 9 (we read some together as a class)
    • Read the rest of Ch. 9 and Ch. 10 for HW tonight
  • MLA mini lesson - handout (modeled setting up MLA format essay together as a class) - Google Doc
  • Start working on Guided Questions Ch. 5- 8 (due Monday)

Friday To Kill a Mockingbird digital book link

  • Warm Up (Social Media Corrections #10 - Google Classroom Warm Ups Folder)
  • Vocab Quiz 1 - Google Classroom (Google Form)
  • Read Ch. 11 - 12 (quiz on Monday)
  • Continue working on Guided Questions Ch. 5- 8 (due Monday)
  • Choose your essay topic (from handout); start working on your essay
  • Introduce/Download/Start "Pt 1 Big Ideas"
  • Reminder: Allusions extra credit is due Monday (if interested) 

 

August 16-20

Monday To Kill a Mockingbird digital book link

  • Warm Up (Social Media Corrections #11 - Google Classroom Warm Ups Folder)
  • Allusions extra credit assignment due today
  • Introduce Vocab List 2 - quiz is Friday
  • Guided Questions Ch. 5- 8 due today
  • Start filling in guided questions Ch. 9-11
  • Quiz on TKAM Ch. 11
  • Read "Ambush"
  • Read Ch. 13
  • Work on your TKAM Essay; hand out essay checklist
  • "Pt 1 Big Ideas"

Tuesday To Kill a Mockingbird digital book link

  • Warm Up (Social Media Corrections #12 - Google Classroom Warm Ups Folder)
  • Review Vocab List 2
  • Hand out graphic organizers (if needed)
  • Read "Sniper"
  • Write an outline for your essay
  • Big Ideas - due Thursday
  • HW: Ch. 14; study vocab words (quiz is  Friday) and work on your outline/essay

Wednesday To Kill a Mockingbird digital book link

  • Warm Up (Social Media Corrections #13 - Google Classroom Warm Ups Folder)
  • Review Vocab List 2
  • Read "Hills"
  • Write essay (timed in class)
  • HW: Read Ch. 15-16; study vocab words (quiz is  Friday)
  • Big Ideas due tomorrow
  • If Time: Vocab Review (Quizlet Live)

Thursday To Kill a Mockingbird digital book link

  • Warm Up (Social Media Corrections #14 - Google Classroom Warm Ups Folder)
  • Review Vocab List 2 (reminder: quiz tomorrow)
  • Read "Story of an Hour"
  • HW: Read Ch. 17; study vocab words (quiz is  Friday)
  • Big Ideas project due tomorow
  • Vocab Review (Quizlet Live)

Friday To Kill a Mockingbird digital book link

  • Warm Up (Social Media Corrections #15 - Google Classroom Warm Ups Folder)
  • Finish and submit Big Ideas project
  • Work on Guided Questions Ch. 9 - 11 (due Monday)
  • Handout : Trial Evidence Chart (for chapters 17-19) - due Wednesday
  • Vocab Quiz TKAM List 2
  • Read some of Ch. 16-17 together in class
  • HW: Read Ch. 18 and 19

 

August 23-27

Monday To Kill a Mockingbird digital book link

  • Warm Up (Social Media Corrections #16 - Google Classroom Warm Ups Folder)
  • Vocab - TKAM List 3
  • Work on Guided Questions Ch. 9 - 11 (due today)
  • Handout : Trial Evidence Chart (for chapters 17-19) - due Wednesday
  • In class reading: Ch. 20
  • HW: Work on Trial Evidence Chart

Tuesday To Kill a Mockingbird digital book link

  • Warm Up (Social Media Corrections #17 - Google Classroom Warm Ups Folder)
  • Read "Ibis"
  • Review vocab - TKAM list 3 (handout)
  • Work on Trial Evidence Chart - due tomorrow
  • In class reading: Ch. 21
  • HW: If needed - finish reading Ch. 21
  • Pick a partner and review debate topics

Wednesday To Kill a Mockingbird digital book link

  • Warm Up (Social Media Corrections #18 - Google Classroom Warm Ups Folder)
  • Trial Evidence chart due today
  • Review Vocab Words - QuizletLive
  • Pick debate topic and which side you are on
  • Handout: Responding the the Verdict
  • Read “How to talk to girls at parties”; discuss
  • In class reading: Ch. 22
  • HW: If needed - finish reading Ch. 22

Thursday To Kill a Mockingbird digital book link

  • Warm Up (Social Media Corrections #19 - Google Classroom Warm Ups Folder)
  • Review TKAM Vocab- list 3
  • Read the rest of Ch. 23 (pdf page 223) "If he loses his appeal.. . " and Ch. 24
  • Work on your debate
  • Finish/share and submit your "React to the Verdict" handout
  • If time: QuizletLive

Friday To Kill a Mockingbird digital book link

  • Warm Up (Social Media Corrections #20 - Google Classroom Warm Ups Folder)
  • Work on your debate
  • Read TKAM together - Ch. 24 (pdf page 238 “The front door slammed. . .”; summary reading for Ch. 25-26; Read Ch. 28 - (pdf page 262 “You wanna take it off Scout?”)

    • Discuss/review Ethos/Pathos/Logos, Plot Diagram and Tone/Mood in the novel

  • Vocab Quiz - TKAM List 3

 

August 30 - Sept. 3

Monday To Kill a Mockingbird digital book link

Tuesday -To Kill a Mockingbird digital book link

  • Warm Up (Social Media Corrections #22- Google Classroom Warm Ups Folder)
  • Review Greek/Latin Words Part 1
  • Work on debate research and One Pager
  • Read Ch. 30 and discuss

Wednesday To Kill a Mockingbird digital book link

  • Warm Up (Social Media Corrections #23 - Google Classroom Warm Ups Folder)
  • Debates
  • Vocab Review : Handout (Greek/Latin Roots List 1)
  •  One Pager (TKAM Big Ideas Part 2) - due Friday
  • Read Ch. 31and discuss
    • Return TKAM book

Thursday - Yearbook Picture Day

  • Warm Up (Social Media Corrections #24 - Google Classroom Warm Ups Folder)
  • Debates
  • Work on One pager - due Friday
  • Review Greek/Latin Words Part 1

Friday

  • Warm Up (Social Media Corrections #25 - Google Classroom Warm Ups Folder)
    • Submit Warm ups 21-25 - Google Classroom 
  • Finish and turn in One Pager
  • Any Debate make ups?
  • Vocab Quiz - Greek/Latin Roots List 1

 

September 6-10

Monday- NO School Today (Labor Day)

Tuesday

Wednesday

  • Warm Up (Social Media Corrections #27 - Google Classroom Warm Ups Folder)
  • To Kill a Mockingbird Movie
    • Movie Handout
  • After Lunch: Literary Terms handout and Blooket

Thursday

  • Warm Up (Social Media Corrections #28 - Google Classroom Warm Ups Folder)
  •  To Kill a Mockingbird Movie
  • Possible:  Ode Assignment - due Friday
  • After lunch: Conflict Handout and Blooket

Friday

 

September 13-17 - The Odyssey

Monday

  • Warm Up (Social Media Corrections #30 - Google Classroom Warm Ups Folder)
  • Greek/Latin Words - List 3
  • Read The Open Window; answer questions on story (cold read)
  • After lunch: 
    • Assign The Odyssey books
    • Watch The Open Window short film
    • Odyssey Background Terms to Know and Webquest Assignment (Google Classroom)
    • Discuss the Odyssey Project (due next Friday, Sept. 24)

Project Options - See Google Classroom for more information 

  • Travel brochure 
  • Poster
  • Monster Map - Map out your route from JHS to home, placing various monsters/obstacles along the way. Tell a story about your encounters with these obstacles in a narrative paragraph. 

Tuesday

  • Warm Up (Social Media Corrections #31 - Google Classroom Warm Ups Folder)
  • Vocab Review:
  • Odyssey Background
  • After lunch: 
    • Greek Mythology handout 
    • If time: Blooket Greek Mythology
    • Work on Project
  • Project Options - See Google Classroom for more information 
    • Travel brochure 
    • Poster
    • Monster Map - Map out your route from JHS to home, placing various monsters/obstacles along the way. Tell a story about your encounters with these obstacles in a narrative paragraph. 

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

September 20-24 - The Odyssey

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

  • Warm Up (Social Media Corrections #40 - Google Classroom Warm Ups Folder)
  • Turn in Warm Ups 35-40
  • Quiz on Greek Latin Roots List 4
  • Odyssey project due today
  • Greek/Latin Roots Goldfish game
  • After lunch:
    • Anyone want to share their project?

 

September 27- October 1 - Flowers for Algernon

Monday Flowers for Algernon

  • Warm Up (Social Media Corrections #41 - Google Classroom Warm Ups Folder)
  • Vocabulary : Flowers for Algernon list (handout due Wednesday)
  • Brain checklist inventory to determine left brain vs. right brain dominance. (1:42)
  •  Can You Read This?
  • Begin Flowers for Algernon (Read to Progress Report 9 today)
  • Reminder: Turn in your Odyssey project if you didn't do so on Friday
  • Bring paint for Inkblots - see examples here Inkblot examples
  • Handed out Flowers for Algernon Guided Questions 

Tuesday Flowers for Algernon

  • Warm Up (Social Media Corrections #42 - Google Classroom Warm Ups Folder)
  • Review vocab (Flowers for Algernon Vocab Blooket)
  • Read Flowers for Algernon (Progress Reports 9 - 11 today); discuss
  • Let's make inkblots today! 
  • NoRed Ink - Conjunction practice 
  • Work on Flowers for Algernon Guided Questions - due Friday

Wednesday Flowers for Algernon

  • Warm Up (Social Media Corrections #43 - Google Classroom Warm Ups Folder)
  • Review vocab
  • Continue Inkblots - write narrative around what you see
  • Read Flowers for Algernon; discuss
  • Work on Flowers for Algernon Guided Questions - due Friday

Thursday Flowers for Algernon

  • Warm Up (Social Media Corrections #44 - Google Classroom Warm Ups Folder)
  • Finish reading Flowers for Algernon
  • No Red Ink - Plural practice
  • Work on Flowers for Algernon Guided Questions - due Friday
  • Google Classroom : FFA Discussion Writing 

Friday Flowers for Algernon

  • Warm Up (Social Media Corrections #45 - Google Classroom Warm Ups Folder)
  • Quiz on Vocab : Flowers for Algernon List
  • Charlie undergoes a transformation
  • Turn in Flowers for Algernon Guided Questions 
  • More FFA movie clips

October 4-8 - Fall Break

 

October 11-15

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday - extended class due to PSAT schedule

Thursday

After Lunch:

Friday

  • Warm Up (Analogies #3)
  • Turn in Warm Ups 46-50 - Google Classroom 
  • Media Center Visit - Book Tasting 

 

October 18-22

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

  • Warm Up (Analogies #7)
  • Poet of the Day : Roald Dahl
  • MId Semester Formative Assessment - Edulastic
  • When you are finished:
    • Finish and turn in your Family Crest
    • No Red Ink - Recognizing Strong Topic Sentences 
    • Poe Handout (on Tension/Suspension and Verbal Irony)

Friday

 

October 25-29

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

  • Warm Up Analogies #12
  • Read together as a class: Scholastic Scope Frankenstein (digitally or magazine on front table)
    • Answer questions in Google Classroom
  • Pick a Romeo & Juliet character to read (starting next week)
  • Scary Artwork - pick one and write a story about it
  • Study for tomorrow's vocab quiz (Poe list 1 and 2)
  • Handout : Punctuation 

Friday

 

November 1-5

Monday

Tuesday

  • Warm Up 
  • Review Vocab: Romeo & Juliet Act I list
  • Continue reading Romeo & Juliet  (read Act 1, Scenes 3 and 5)
    • Watch Act 1, Scene 4 (summary video)
  • After Lunch
    • No Red Ink Practice - Hyphens with Compound Adjectives with Numbers
    • Continue R& J Handout : Anticipation Guide
    • Work on Research Paper

Wednesday

Thursday

  • Warm Up 
  • Review Vocab: Romeo & Juliet Act I list and Quizlet
  • Continue reading Romeo & Juliet (read scene 4 (but read from page 137 - on, Scene 5 and scene 6)
  • Watch Act II, Scene 5
  • Watch Act II, Scene 6
  • Discuss the literary elements and discussion questions (pages 152-153)
  • Watch scene summary videos
  • Move on to Act III; read "Before You Read" and discuss Literary Elements and words to know (next week's vocab list); Discuss Act Summary
  • R&J Handout : Matching
    • After Lunch
      • No Red Ink Practice - Hyphens Checkpoint Practice 
      • Work on Research Paper

Friday

  • Warm Up 
  • Vocab Quiz - R&J Act 1 List
  • Read Act III, Scene 1; discuss
  • Watch Act III, Scene 1 
  • Source List Due today (for research paper)
  • After lunch:
    • Work on your Research Paper in the Media Center
    • R&J Handout : Classifying Characters

 

Nov. 8-12

Monday

  • Warm Up
  • Vocab: Romeo and Juliet Act III List
  • Quizlet link to review vocab
  • Read R&J - Act III, Scene 2 and Scene 3; discuss
  • Watch Act III, Scene 2
  • Watch Act III, Scene 3
  • After lunch:
  • Work on your research paper
    • Reminder : Your notecards are due tomorrow
  • R&J Family Tree handout - fill in character traits from people listed 

Tuesday

Wednesday - Extended Lunch

Thursday - Extended 1st Period

  • Warm Up
  • Review Vocab Quizlet link to review vocab
  • Read Act 4, Scene 5
  • Watch Act 4, Scene 5
  • Read Act 4 Review
  • R&J Act 5 introduction - read before you read, literary elements, Words to know, act summary
  • Continue Watch R&J Video
  • No Red Ink Practice - Identifying Vague Pronouns 
    • Work on your essay in the Media Center
      • Reminder : Your Outline is due tomorrow

Friday - Extended Lunch

 

Nov. 15-19

Monday

  • Warm Up
  • Romeo and Juliet movie
  • Romeo and Juliet mask
  • Romeo and Juliet essay due Friday

Tuesday

  • Warm Up
  • Romeo and Juliet movie
  • Romeo and Juliet mask
  • Turn in Romeo and Juliet Rough Draft - Turn It In
    • Peer edit (handout/worksheet)
  • No Red Ink Practice - Allusion Vs. Illusion 
  • Romeo and Juliet essay due Friday

Wednesday

  • Warm Up
  • Romeo and Juliet movie
  • Romeo and Juliet mask
  • Romeo and Juliet essay due Friday

Thursday

  • Warm Up
  • Romeo and Juliet movie
  • Romeo and Juliet mask
  • No Red Ink Practice - Plagiarism 
  • Romeo and Juliet essay due tomorrow 

Friday

  • Warm Up
  • Finish Romeo and Juliet mask
    • Anyone want to present?
  • Romeo and Juliet essay due today - Turn it In
  • Andy Griffith explains Romeo & Juliet
  • Gnomeo and Juliet featurette clip
  • Paint Chip Activity: Two Options
    • Pick one R&J Character and write (at the top of the paint swatch) some of the major issues that character has faced. On the lighter paint colors, write how it affected that chracter or changed them
    • Pick one R&J Character and write how they changed (as a dynamic chracter) over the course of the play. 

 

Nov. 22 - 26 - Thanksgiving Break (No School)

 

 

Spring 2021 (9b)

Scholastic Scope magazine article on Vaping (marketing)

Scholastic Scop magazine article on Vaping (health impacts)

Vaping handout (printable)

 

 

9th Grade ELA

The Odyssey 

https://www.msjkeeler.com/uploads/1/4/0/6/1406968/odyssey-packet-great.pdf

The Odyssey packet https://www.manhassetschools.org/cms/lib8/NY01913789/Centricity/Domain/201/The%20Odyssey%20by%20Home%20Packet%20-%20Blank.pdf

The Odyssey Worksheets https://www.google.com/search?safe=strict&rlz=1C1CHBD_enUS912US912&source=univ&tbm=isch&q=the+odyssey+worksheets&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwiIna2crYrwAhUmRjABHYWpBXUQjJkEegQIBhAB&cshid=1618836944262249&biw=1920&bih=912#imgrc=tGayA-lHtZNbsM

 

Romeo and Juliet

https://www.k12reader.com/worksheet/find-the-main-idea-romeo-and-juliet/

Study packet http://www.jd.mps-al.org/UserFiles/Servers/Server_396542/File/For%20Students/Forms/Teacher/Romeo_Juliet_Packet.pdf

Study packet 2 http://cincoenglish.weebly.com/uploads/5/1/7/3/51735859/romeo_and_juliet_2015.pdf

Study packet 3 http://www.pleasantoneducation.org/uploads/2/8/6/0/2860508/randjstudypacket.pdf

Study packet 4 https://www.hinds.k12.ms.us/cms/lib07/MS01001020/Centricity/Domain/131/romeo%20and%20juliet%20student%20packet.pdf

 

Of Mice and Men

https://schools.stlucie.k12.fl.us/phs/files/2018/05/Summer-Reading-Packet_9th_Mice-and-Men-Packet.pdf

https://learn.stleonards.vic.edu.au/yr9eng/files/2015/02/OF-MICE-AND-MEN-BOOKLET.pdf

Spark Notes https://www.sparknotes.com/lit/micemen/

Digital Book http://www.shipk12.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/08/Steinbeck_-_Of_Mice_and_Men.pdf

 

The Old Man and the Sea Vocab

  • Gaunt
  • Taut (“the stern line came taut under his foot”)
  • Phosphorescent
  • Rigor mortis
  • Malignancy
  • Perceptible

The Old Man and the Sea Study Guide

 

The Old Man and the Sea Study Guide

Vocabulary (matching) - 6 questions

Gaunt

Taut 

Phosphorescent

Rigor mortis

Malignancy

Perceptible


Fill in the blank - 14 questions

Setting

Theme

Plot

Main characters

Author/date

Symbolism in the novel



Symbolism Booklet and Rubric - The Old Man and the Sea

Old Man and the Sea Symbolism Booklet Rubric

 

This assignment will be presented in class, therefore it does not have to be typed. The symbolism booklet will be counted as a quiz grade.

Excellent

Needs Improvement

Did Not Meet Expectations

Booklet cover includes a picture/image, your name, teacher name, class and date

Booklet cover missing pertinent information

No information on booklet cover

8-10 symbols from the novel

Less than 8-10 symbols from the novel

No symbols used from the novel

At least 4 passages from the text representing EACH symbol

Less than 4 passages from the text representing EACH symbol

No passages from the text used to represent EACH symbol

Write each symbol in the middle of each page with passages written around the symbol

Symbol not written in the middle of the page with passage written around the symbol

No symbol or passages given

Grammar, punctuation and spelling are correct

Some spelling, punctuation and grammatical errors

Numerous spelling, punctuation and grammatical errors in booklet

Booklet layout is presentable, easy to read/follow

Booklet layout is not presentable and is difficult to read/follow

Booklet layout is a mess

100 points

50 points

0 points

 

 

  1. Students will complete their Symbolism Booklet to be turned in to be evaluated.
    • For this project students will select 8 to 10 symbols from the novel.
    • Students will include at least four passages from the text representing each symbol.
    • They will write each symbol in the middle of each page with the passages written around the symbol.

 

Example:

Symbols - objects, characters, figures and colors used to represent abstract ideas or concepts.

For Example: The Marlin
Magnificent and glorious, the marlin symbolizes the ideal opponent. In a world in which “everything kills everything else in some way,” Santiago feels genuinely lucky to find himself matched against a creature that brings out the best in him: his strength, courage, love, and respect.

Descriptive Essay - https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/685/03/

Cause and Effect Essay - https://owlcation.com/humanities/100-Cause-and-Effect-Essay-Topics

Persuasive Essay.- due 2/28
Ideas for Persuasive Essay Topics

Around the World in 80 Days