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I’m back, everyone!! Sorry I was gone so long! In apology, here’s a picture of a baby 🙂 So now that I’m back, let’s start by finding out what you guys did while I was gone! Then I suppose we should do some review for your FINAL EXAM because it’s…dun dun DUUUUN!!! TOMORROW!!! Man, time

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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 read an encyclopedia entry on monsters and begin their anchor text for this unit, Kafka’s

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Monster Monday!

Standard: RL.9-10.4. Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in the text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the cumulative impact of specific word choices on meaning and tone (e.g., how the language evokes a sense of time and place; how it sets a formal or informal tone). Learning Target: Students will

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Testing Friday!

Standard: RL.9-10.9. 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: Students will demonstrate their knowledge of Julius Caesar on a test after a

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Study Guide/Essay Thursday!

Standard: Learning Target: Students will work on their study guide and Julius Caesar essay. Activator: The Animated Julius Caesar Welcome back to THURSDAY! Today we’re going to take some time in class to (by hand) finish your Julius Caesar essays. Hardly anyone finished while we were in the lab on Monday, so we are going

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