Sunday, March 11, 2012

English 10 Honors--3/14/2012

Jump Off -- take out your notebook and copy down the next Key Fact

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

Instructional/Review Activity – CNN Student News Conversations
--while viewing CNN Student News, jot down notes so that you can “talk about the issues”
--after viewing the news, look back through your notes and incorporate as many of your new 25 vocabulary words as possible—can you “talk about the issues” intelligently by using a wide-ranging vocabulary?
--in pairs, engage in a scholarly discussion about current events
--as a whole group, share stand-out instances of vocabulary usage
--for HW, prepare for the vocabulary quiz (next class)

Transition -- re-row desks, clear desks of all but a writing utensil

Assessment -- The Count of Monte Cristo Unit Quiz #1 
*Mr. Martin collects HW and scores as part of assessment
--complete the quiz--when finished, place the quiz on the front table and begin HW

HW time 

--prepare for the vocabulary quiz (next class)
--while reading pgs. 150-179, 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 and tracking themes)