Reviewed homework. Continued working in groups examining profiles. 20 minute video clip on The Scottsboro Boys from PBS. HW: Read chapters 25 &26 TKAM using stickies.
Passed back reading quizzes. Discussed the trial in TKAM. Met in small groups to examine sample student profiles. HW: Dialectical Journal on Chapters 23 & 24. Handout here.
Journal entry on last night's chapters. Discussion of these chapters. Exercise in theme and suggestions for possible themes for TKAM. HW: Read Chapters 16&17 and mark with sticky notes.
Discussed reading quiz (quotes). Discussed chapters 12&13 of TKAM. Finished Setting handout/group work.
Reading quiz on 9,10 & 11. Handouts on setting and theme. Working in pairs, answer questions from setting handout about the setting in the book so far. HW: Read and take notes using stickies on chapters 12 and 13. TKAM
Vocabulary quiz on TKAM. Wrote in journals about chapters 7 & 8 followed by class discussion. Presented schedule for finishing the book. HW: Read chapters 9,10 & 11
Completed two assignments posted in Turnitin, one peer editing and one creative writing prompt about a spooky event or place. Took time to study vocabulary words for Monday. HW: Vocabulary quiz on Monday. Read chapters 7 & 8 in TKAM and use sticky notes to mark 3 places in each chapter that you might want to talk about. For sticky notes, you have lots of options: note something about a character, about conflict, about an allusion or anything else you find in your glossary of literary terms. Or, make a personal connection, notice a pattern, or ask a question about something confusing in the story.
Go over vocabulary words. Quiz will be next Monday. Small group discussion of last night's chapter. Silent reading of Chapter 6 if time. HW: Read one of the three articles attached here about Truancy. Then, log in to Turn it in and go to the "discussion tab." Here you will find instructions for posting twice