|Teacher: Ms. Ellis Robert Morgan Educational Center|
|Grade Level & Subject:10th Grade/ English 2|
|Lesson and/or Unit: Digital Textbook: HMH Collection 6: Hard-Won Liberty, The Jungle by Upton Sinclair|
|Amount of Time: 10 Weeks|
| Learning Focus: Analyze author motivations and historical contexts.
Student Learning Objective: The student will be able to read Upton Sinclair’s The Jungle and utilize their critical analysis skills to understand character motivations, the author’s purpose and the time period that influenced the writer’s text. Students will also be able to make real-life connections between the early 1900s and present- day corruption in the United States.
|Assessment For Learning (Summative or Formative):
|Characteristics of the Exemplary Work Product/Lesson Outcome:
see FSA Writing rubric
|Key/Essential Questions: How is Yurgis’ life representative of present-day immigrant communities in America?
|Key/Academic Vocabulary: (See weekly daily Starts Words)|
|Materials/Items Needed: The Jungle by Upton Sinclair, Google Drive|
Write Starts Vocab./ No Red Ink (NRI)
Week 31: Bellringer (Weekly Inspiration, lacerate, vociferous). The Metamorphosis Narrative Assignment. Narrative Writing Notes/ Examples. No Red Ink Pronoun Antecedents Practice. No Red Ink Restrictive & Nonrestrictive Clauses Quiz.
Week 33: Bellringer (Weekly Inspiration, Political Leanings: If you were to vote for President this morning, who would you vote for? Why? Once you know who you’d vote for, write an argumentative paragraph convincing someone to also vote for your desired candidate. Utilize 5 of your previous vocabulary words). Upton Sinclair’s The Jungle. No Red Ink Commas for Clarity Practice. . No Red Ink Commas for Formatting Quiz.
Week 34: Bellringer (Weekly Inspiration: How would you change education so that school isn’t a lock as Suli stated in his video?, Positive Street Art: Write a reflective response on the Preceding Ted Talk. How can street art be better utilized here in South Florida?). Upton Sinclair’s The Jungle. No Red Ink Appositive Phrases Practice. No Red Ink Commas for Clarity Quiz.
Week 35: Bellringer (Weekly Inspiration, Tolerance: Do you agree with Sarah’s approach to peace-keeping? Explain with evidence from the video). Upton Sinclair’s The Jungle. No Red Ink Capitalizing & Formatting Titles Practice.
Week 36: Bellringer (Weekly Inspiration, The Power of Poetry: Write a five minute poem about how it feels to live within your own body. Are you comfortable? Let us into your world). Finish Upton Sinclair’s The Jungle. Thank- You Letter Assignment.
Week 37: Bellringer ( Weekly Inspiration, Kid President Pep Talk: Do you think Robby Novak’s advice is helpful? Why/ Why not? How can you incorporate Novak’s advice?). Upton Sinclair’s The Jungle– Final Project due May 26/27. Work on Digital Portfolio (add certificates, final essays/ projects, etc.)
Week 38: May 30th= Memorial Day, Bellringer (Reflect on Yearly Goals, Ms. Ellis’ Yearly Survey). Class Celebrations (June 1/2). Finalize Digital Portfolios (add certificates, final essays/ projects, etc.)
Week 39: LAST WEEK OF SCHOOL. Celebrate! Bellringer (Plan: How Can I Continue to Grow Intellectually Over the Summer?). Educational Film.
|Differentiation Notes:||Technology Integration|
|ESE (IEP/ 504)
|Other: Specified in IEP or 504 plan.|
|Teacher Strategies – Best Practices
HW: See REMIND texts.