-–Take out the final copy of the culminating assignment and turn it in by placing it in the black basket on the front table.
--Take out your vocabulary book and open it to page 98. Look through the word list and star any words that you think you know already.
--Pick up the “Final Examination 2012—Alternative Assessment Assignment Sheet” from the front table.
S. the C. – agenda/rationale/HW, go over word list, go through final assessment packet
Transition – group up based on critical perspectives
Group Discussions/Shares – Critical Perspectives (Mythological/Archetypal Approach, Psychoanalytic Theory, and Formalist Approach)
--go through close reading notes (HW from two classes ago) 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)
Transition – take out materials for discussion, form a circle
Discussion – Life of Pi up to page 62
--Mr. Martin will be assessing discussion contributions
Oral Reading – Life of Pi up to page 184 (end of CHAPTER 52)
--continue taking notes as per your critical perspective (Post-its, notebooks, etc. [you know the drill!])
--Unit #9 vocabulary quiz will take place on 5/29
--continue brainstorming for final assessment—the end of the school year will sneak up on you!
--by 5/29, read up to page 184 (end of CHAPTER 52) of Life of Pi and take notes for discussion as per your critical perspective