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American Lit: Your EOC is TOMORROW!!!

Standard: ELAGSE11-12RL1 Cite strong and thorough textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text, including determining where the text leaves matters uncertain.

Learning Target: I can prepare for the American Literature End of Course assessment.

Opening Session: I want to make sure everyone is comfortable going into the test tomorrow, so I’m going to pass out whatever copies I have left of the EOC Cardinal Success packet and talk about logistics of tomorrow. Because if there’s any bad reason to fail, it’s because you didn’t know how to work the test!

Work Session: One last day! One last time! ONE LAST EOC PRACTICE!!!


After we do this one together, I will give you your own copy to work on, and then we will go over it….BECAUSE TOMORROW IS TEST DAY!

Closing Session:

Eat a good breakfast tomorrow, get a good night’s sleep tonight, and in case you need it, relax with this Oddy Satisfying video 🙂

Assessment: Students will take the American Literature EOC

Differentiation: Process (scaffolding)



Good luck on your unit test today, everyone!!!!

Standard: RL.9-10.10. By the end of grade 9, read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas, and poems, in the grades 9–10 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range.

Learning Target: Students will demonstrate their knowledge on a comprehensive unit test.

Opening Session: This video is oddly satisfying, and hopefully will help you relax before your test!

Work Session: Today is a test day! You will be answering 5 short answer questions and 3 writing questions about our symbolic retribution unit. Remember to always write SOMETHING, even if you don’t really know! GOOD LUCK!

Closing Session: Share something you’re thankful for.

Differentiation: Accommodations provided as indicated on IEPs, annotated texts, seating arrangement changes.

Assessment: Summative assessment (unit test).

Testing Tuesday!


  • ELAGSE9-10RL1 Cite strong and thorough textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.

Learning Target: I will demonstrate my knowledge on a comprehensive unit test.

Opening Session: 5 minutes of chill before your test…no stress, just Oddly Satisfying!

Work Session: Today you will be taking your Metamorphosis unit test….GOOD LUCK!!

Closing Session: Unit reflection – what could have been better, what was good, what did you like, what did you dislike?

Assessment: Tests will be graded

Differentiation: Specialized instruction as needed, Process (annotated text), product (modified requirements for writing sections, etc.).

Feminism TEST DAY!!!


  • ELAGSE9-10RI2 Determine a central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text, including how it emerges and is shaped and refined by specific details; provide an objective summary of the text.
  • ELAGSE9-10RI5 Analyze in detail how an author’s ideas or claims are developed and refined by particular sentences, paragraphs, or larger portions of a text (e.g., a section or chapter).
  • ELAGSE9-10RI8 Delineate and evaluate the argument and specific claims in a text, assessing whether the reasoning is valid and the evidence is relevant and sufficient; identify false statements and fallacious reasoning.

Learning Target: I will demonstrate my knowledge of our feminism unit by taking a comprehensive unit test.

Opening Session: An oddly satisfying video to get you relaxed and ready to test

Work Session: Test time! Good luck everyone!

Closing Session: CardinalCon passes and directions for tomorrow!!!

Assessment: Test will be graded

Differentiation: Test is leveled and students provided accommodations as needed.

SLO + Make-A-Hero Workday!


  • ELAGSE9-10RL9 Analyze how an author draws on and transforms source material in a specific work (e.g., how Shakespeare treats a theme or topic from Ovid or the Bible or how a later author draws on a play by Shakespeare).

Learning Target: I can demonstrate my knowledge on a comprehensive exam; I can draw on source material to create my own work.

Opening Session: Relax before your test with this oddly  satisfying video:

Work Session: Welcome to Wednesday, your SLO day!!

Today you will complete the Student Learning Objective Post-Test. This test is taken on the iRespond remotes (the little clickers). It’s a 25 question multiple-choice test, in that standard “Read the passage, answer the question” format. You MAY write in the books. Write all over them, in fact – use some of those strategies we learned in class.

The test is 45 minutes long.

After the test is over, you guys get to continue working on your Make-A-Hero project. You can use the computers if you need to, or any of the resources I have available in this room, but because of testing I can’t let you go to the media center or computer lab, or even out in the hallway.

You’ll have the remainder of class to work on your make-a-hero project!

Closing Session: Book Talk – Divergent

Assessment: Projects will ultimately be graded

Differentiation: Process (students may work in partners); product (choice in format of final project).