Monday, March 28, 2016

Q4 Week 1

RI.9-10.5 Analyze in detail how an author's ideas are developed. 
SL.9-10.1 Initiate and participate in a range of collaborative discussions.
L.9-10.3 Apply knowledge of language to understand how language functions in different contexts.

Day 1 of 2
Tuesday, March 29 or Wednesday, March 30

1. JOURNAL #1- In the journal section of your notebook, explain:
     a] how did your break go?
     b] how has sophomore year been going?
     c] how has English class been going?
     d] what do you expect and hope for out of fourth Q ?
2. View the list of Essential Questions for this quarter/unit here or on the handout.  Rank them below in your journal.
3. Discuss with your partner the following:
     a] does it even matter that think about these type of deep questions?
     b] is there a point to thinking about these kind of questions?
     c] what difference does it make to think about these kind of questions?
     d] do these kinds of questions actually get answered in the real world?
     e] should we be asking these questions in a 10th grade classroom?

Target Practice: I can reflect on my experience as a 10th grade student and think critically about my education. Yah or nah?

Day 2 of 2

Do Now: Please get out your independent reading book.

2. SSR
3. Review EQs
5. If time...Original Monologues page 234.