Weekly Overview

Weekly Topics

 The focus of this week’s instruction is to deepen students’ understanding of:

  • Emily Dickinson’s poem “The Railway Train”
  • Words and phrases used by a poem’s speaker
  • Figurative language to construct meaning of a poem
  • How to summarize an article as they read questions about key details
  • Analysis of vocabulary and tone in the poem
  • Central idea and how to analyze how it is developed

Materials Needed

  • Student Print Packets for each day
  • End of Week Assessment
  • Teacher Materials
  • Projection device
  • Board
  • Dry Erase Markers

Additional Terms

lap                                          omnipotent                                        peers                                    shanty 

pares                                     quarry                                                   punctual                              docile

revolutionized                   freight                                                  interchangeable               manufactured

Industrial Revolution      barges                                                  perishable                           investors

profitability                         prodigious                                           supercilious                        boanaerges

central idea                       

Materials List

The following materials list will be used for the entire four weeks: Materials List.

Weekly Assessment

Alternative Video Links

The links in this document are for users who cannot access the links in the lesson plans.