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Week of September 12-16

8th Grade
Monday (A & E Blocks)
*Bellringer- "Colossus of Rhodes" monitor comprehension
*Read Aloud-Urban Legends
*Plot- review
*Finish - Retelling: Summarizing the Plot- students will finish reading "The Wise Old Woman" and write summary; switch summaries and rate
*Structural Elements of Plot & Foreshadowing - "The Landlady" read and complete prediction chart

Tuesday (A & E Blocks)
**SRI TESTING**

Wednesday (A Block) & Thursday (E Block)
*Bellringer- Make Connections activity sheet
*Read Aloud- Urban Legends
*Vocabulary review game - Quiz next class
*finish foreshadowing activity from Monday "The Landlady

Thursday (A Block) & Friday (E Block)
*Bellringer- "Dirty Job? Oh Yeah!" - Make Connections
*Read Aloud- Urban Legends
*Vocabulary Quiz
*Plot Activity - diagramming an event from your life

7th Grade
Monday (BCD Blocks)
*Bellringer- "Colossus of Rhodes" monitor comprehension
*Read Aloud-Urban Legends
*Plot- review
*Finish - Retelling: Summarizing the Plot- students will finish reading "Duffy's Jacket" and write summary; switch summaries and rate
*Events that Advance Plot and Create Suspense & Foreshadowing - "3 Skeleton Key" with prediction chart

Tuesday (BCD Blocks)
**SRI TESTING**

Wednesday (BCD Blocks)
*Bellringer- Make Connections activity sheet
*Read Aloud- Urban Legends
*Vocabulary review game - Quiz next class
*finish foreshadowing activity from Monday "3 Skeleton Key"

Thursday (BC Blocks) & Friday (D Block)
*Bellringer- "Dirty Job? Oh Yeah!" - Make Connections
*Read Aloud- Urban Legends
*Vocabulary Quiz
*Plot Activity - diagramming an event from your life

Vocabulary Words: inference, paraphrase, plot, basic situation, conflict, external conflict, internal conflict, foreshadow, series of events, complications, climax, resolution, protagonist, antagonist, exposition, rising action, falling action, resolved, subplots, parrallel episodes, clarify, clarity, combine, compare, contrast, describe, explain, express, revise, sequence, summarize

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