Literature and Composition 9
G Period 2010-2011
Room 627 Ms. K

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Quarter 1:

Basic Training:

Epectations
Syllabus
Individualized Accessabiity

The "K" factor:

-Reading, Writing, Speaking through Shared Journals

1. Dry-reading/free-writing
2. Re-reading/self-review
3. Pre-reading/brainstorming
4. Building context/outlining
5. Developing purpose/paragraphing

Content:

Of Mice and Men By: John Steinbeck


Quarter 2:

Short Stories:

Button, Button by Richard Mathaison
The Cask of Amontilliado by: Edgar Allen Poe
The Most Dangerous Game by:
Tripping over the Lunchlady by: Angela Johnson
Science Friction by: David Lubar
Thank you, Ma'am by: Langston Hughes

Strategies & Skills
Thick and Thin questions to prepare for a test
Summarizing/Reacting
Visualizing
Chunking/Marking (annotation)
Topic:Theme as Stated:Implied

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