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8/22/19

11/18

The Giver read chapter 4 in groups.  Two-column notes and answer the following questions in composition books.  

1. Describe the ceremony of release. 2. Where does Jonas volunteer at in chapter 4?  Why?. 3. What does Jonas have to do while volunteering?  What does this reveal about their society?

 

Fahrenheit 451 read chapters 1-2 in groups.  Two-column notes and answer the following questions in composition books. 

1. What is Montag's job?  How does this differ from our society. 2. So far in the Fahrenheit 451 what dystopian aspects are there?  

 

11/15  Read Chapter 3 The Giver Socratic Seminar.

 

11/13-11/14 NC check-ins testing

 

11/12

Read Chapters 1-2 The Giver/Fahrenheit 451

 

11/7

Harrison Bergeron Socratic Seminar

 

11/6

Current event article in groups.  Write response to article comparing to Utopian idea. 

 

11/4

Intro to Unit 2 Sprinboard pgs. 101-104 Challenge to Utopia.  Newsela assigned dystopian article. 

 

11/1

Monkey's Paw Socratic Seminar. 

 

10/31

Google Classroom Urban Legend Candy article CNN.  Attached questions. 

 

10/30

Assigned NewsELA articles on Halloween 2 column notes partners.  Write parody letter to "Candy Corn Speaks Out." 

 

10/29

Stations: "Why Leaves Turn Color in the Fall" questions pg. 461.  "Poems for an Autumn Walk" discussion.

 

10/25

Read current event synopsis to class.  SB pg. 77-80. 

 

10/24

Current event article.  2 column notes.  Present to class synopsis of article.  

 

10/23

Watch PT movie.  Compare text to cinematic portrayal. 

 

10/22

Watch PT movie.  Compare text to cinematic portrayal. 

 

10/21

SB pgs. 35-41 read and complete all questions.  Read 43-52.

 

10/17

Finish Phantom Tollbooth.  Complete 2 column notes.  Vocab- Define: hindsight pg. 238, Scale: Gelatinous pg. 242, Scale: murmur pg. 254.  

 

10/16

Book Project Presentations

 

10/15

Book Project Presentations

 

10/14

Book Project Presentations 

 

10/11

Read chapters 17-18 PT.  Complete 2 column notes. Scale the word indignant pg. 217 and vengeance pg. 230.

 

10/10

Peer edit essay.  Current event article in NewsObserver or NewsELA with 2 column note and 1 vocab strategy. 

 

10/9

Finish Hero Essay and turn in on Google Classroom.  Continue Odyssey if necessary. 

 

10/8

Hero Essay on Google Classroom.  Finish The Odyssey if necessary. 

 

10/7

Review the Odyssey book IX.  Questions 1-8 pg. 29-30 SB.  Complete pg. 33 SB.  

 

10/3

Read The Odyssey book IX.  Complete questions in Springboard book.  Book fair. 

 

10/2

Socratic seminar.  Membean.  Finish Dodecahedron if necessary.  

10/1

Socratic seminar.  Dodecahedron craft activity (complete with faces from chapter 14).  

 

9/30

Read chapter 13-14 PT.  Complete two column notes for summary and two column note for admonishing pg. 174 and ominously pg. 178.

 

9/27

Apply the hero's journey archetype to Big Hero 6 with handout.

 

9/26

Apply the hero's journey archetype to Big Hero 6 with handout. 

 

9/25

Current events.  Read NewsObserver article or NewsELA article.  Complete 2 column note. Find 1 vocabulary word and create graphic organizer.  Share with partner. 

 

9/24

PT Ch 6-10 quiz.  Open book/notes. 

 

9/23

Stations: #1 SB pgs. 66-68.  Station #2 Read Ch 12 PT 2 column notes.  Station #3 Assigned NewsELA article "School Reading List". 

 

9/20

Current event article News Observer.  Go over semantic mapping and apply to newspaper article. 

 

9/19

Read Ch 11 PT.  Concept map for Dissonance.  Create map... 

 

9/18

Read ch 9-10 PT.  Complete 2 column notes. Go over Frayer method: pg 121 Gaunt, pg 124 Spectrum. 

 

9/17

SB pg. 13-21.  Write the following definitions: 

Mood- when the author writes in a way that evokes feelings or vibes in the reader through descriptions. 

Inference- an idea or conclusion based on information from the text.

 

9/16

Discuss theme/notes.  Blackout poetry. 

 

9/13

Read Ch 7-8 PT.  Complete 2 column notes for chapters.  

Concept Map arbitration (pg. 76) and reconcile (pg. 77).

 

9/12

Discuss Semantic Feature Analysis.  Read NewsObserver and create Semantic Feature Analysis/Concept Definition Map for 1 word, Scale 1 word. 

 

9/11

PT Chapter 1-5 quiz open book/note.  Assigned 9/11 Newsela article. 

 

9/10

Read PT Ch 6 in groups.  2 column note for the chapter.  Go to library for orientation. 

 

9/9

SB pg 8-12 in groups.  Discuss book study project requirements. 

 

9/3

Read Ch 4-5 PT.  Discuss/take notes. 

 

8/30

Read Ch 3 PT.  Concept map disrepute pg. 34.  Scale synonyms on pg. 39. Two-Column note for reticence pg. 43. 

 

8/29

Intro to Springboard book.  Discuss theme of heroism.  

 

8/28

Ch 2 PT in groups.  Discuss scaling/concept definition map.  Go over book study project. 

 

8/27

Ch 1 PT.  Concept definition map/Two column note template for vocab.  Ch 2 Gone. 

 

8/26

Go over paperwork/handbook/WOD/Ch1 Gone. 

 

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