|Unit of Instruction||Poetry, Vocabulary, Reading a Novel, Greek Root Words|
|Learning Targets and Learning Criteria|
Monday – Vocabulary Day
Vocabulary Words for This Week:
acquire – to get, buy, or obtain something for yourself
“I acquired two tickets to the NBA playoffs.”
inspire – to fill someone else with the urge or ability to do their best or to feel uplifted, positive feelings
“My goal is to inspire my students to be people of integrity.”
gratuitous – given or done free of charge
“Jana’s orthodontist told her that today’s visit was gratuitous, so there would be no charge.
Review last few weeks’ Vocabulary Words:
frantic – wild with fear, panic-stricken
gracious – courteous, kind, and pleasant
gourmet – a person who knows and loves a variety of good foods that have been exquisitely prepared.
magnificent – Great, mighty, wonderful
catastrophic – The absolute worst, disastrous
life-changing – Something so powerful that it resets the course of a person’s life
Read Your Greekies
Common Greek Root Words
Read your book report book for 20 minutes. Your book report is due May 8. We will do our book reports live on ZOOM in small groups.
♥♥♥This is for a FORMATIVE GRADE: Think Cerca Assignment – Vocabulary Strategies https://www.thinkcerca.com/
Wednesday, Poetry Day
Watch the two videos on poetry: If by Rudyard Kippling and Invictus by William Earnest Henley.
Periods 1 and 3: Work on iReady online for 45 minutes.
Period 2: Write an original poem. Your poem can be any form and on any subject. I am not setting requirements for how long or how short or what style. Send your poem to me on REMIND. This is not mandatory–it is for extra points!♥♥♥
Read your book report book for 20 minutes. Your book report is due May 8. We will do our book reports live on ZOOM in small groups. Yay!
♥♥♥This is for a FORMATIVE GRADE: Think Cerca Assignment – The Harlem Renaissance
Use this day to catch up on any unfinished assignments. Check your grades on Grade Book through VPortal. Make sure you are caught up. If you need me for any reason, contact me through Remind, by e-mail (firstname.lastname@example.org) or text message. If you need help and you’d like to ZOOM with me, let me know. I am available to help you!
Remember how much I love and care for you–each one. I miss you!