Thursday, May 17, 2012

English 10 Honors--5/18/2012

Jump Off
-–Take out your rough draft work for the culminating assignment.  Re-read your work and make any necessary adjustments.
--We will reconvene in groups today, but before we do so, let’s talk about goals for the work block.

S. the C. – agenda/rationale/HW

Writing WorkshopThe Count of Monte Cristo Unit Culminating Assignment
--group work time—the final piece is due at the beginning of next class

Brain Break – Mum Ball

Transition – group up based on critical perspectives

Group Discussions – Critical Perspectives (Mythological/Archetypal Approach, Psychoanalytic Theory, and Formalist Approach)
--go through close reading notes together to deepen understanding of critical perspective and prepare a share for peers (your goal is for everyone in class to have a general understanding of your critical perspective)
--deliver “shares”

Transition – books and “Questions to Guide Reading” sheets up, read through questions to mentally align yourself with the lens through which you will read the novel, Mr. Martin clarifies (if necessary)

Oral ReadingLife of Pi up to page 62 (end of CHAPTER 16)
--during the reading of this novel, you must take notes (Post-its, notebooks, etc. [you know the drill!])

Closure – First Impressions

--continue brainstorming for final examination—the end of the school year will sneak up on you!
--the final draft of the Culminating Assignment is due at the beginning of class next time
--read up to page 62 of Life of Pi and take notes for discussion as per your critical perspective