Jump Off -- take out recipe book--look through your notes as per paragraph you are writing in class today
S. the C. -- agenda/rationale/HW, go over what good group dynamics look like:
--listening to, helping, and encouraging each other
--all members contributing ideas and information
--all members participating in making decisions
--expressing appreciation of others' ideas
--reflecting on learning
--hone ability to positively contribute to a group
--continue developing a "plan of attack" for the Regents Part 4 literary analysis essay--apply this "plan of attack" while reviewing The Contender and Million Dollar Baby--leave class feeling confident applying this "plan of attack" independently
Transition -- get into groups as assigned last class
Writing Workshop -- Regents Part 4
--craft body paragraphs--make sure to...
--scan in--whole-group critique--Mr. Martin picks best!
--put it all together--craft a class conclusion
Closure (T-O-D) -- "I was absent! How do I do this essay?!"
--answer this question--you must use three vocabulary words in your response!
Filler -- Unit #3 Vocabulary Review
--prepare for the vocabulary quiz next class--same format plus revisiting Units #1 and #2
--come to class next time ready to attack a Part 4--review The Old Man and the Sea (hint, hint)!