Sunday, March 11, 2012

English 10 Honors--3/12/2012

Jump Off -- take out vocabulary books and open to pg. 65--look through the word list and star any words that you think you know already 

S. the C. -- agenda/rationale/HW

Instruction – Vocabulary Unit #6
–go over word list and whimsical words
–complete Synonyms/Antonyms—when finished, copy down the next Key Fact from the front board
–go over Syn./Ant.
–for HW, familiarize yourself with the whimsical words and begin preparing for the quiz

Transition -- finish copying down the Key Fact, pick up the melodrama notes page from the front table and fill in as many blanks as you can based on your reading of The Count of Monte Cristo, quickly look at "Discussion Contribution Rating Scale" again, form a circle

Discussion -- The Count of Monte Cristo pgs. 1-123
--melodrama definition and application to the novel
--character posters (stick on the front of your desk)--rationale for picture chosen, valuable information from pgs. 1-123
--Post-Its (or...), especially important passages
--theme statements and support
--responses to HW question

Transition -- re-row desks

HW time
--also, remember to make sure that you are reviewing your notes, as I may "check in on" your knowledge and understanding at any time

--while reading pgs. 123-150, work on character posters (if any of your characters "show up" in this section of the reading) and complete Post-Its (focus especially on flagging seemingly important passages)
--mindfully complete the back of the melodrama notes page