Sunday, October 28, 2012

English 9--10/30/2012

Jump Off
--Clear your desks of all but a blue or black pen.  Then, pick up the "Beginning-of-the-Unit through Book 9 Assessment" from the front table.  Carefully read the "Directions", then begin work.  Good luck!

S. the C.
--agenda/HW (while Mr. Martin shares the agenda, consider what is essential and why [like we've been doing with the prompts])  
--share out

Instruction -- Finding Success in Work with The Odyssey
--analysis of assessment performance
--analysis of close reading performance (Book One exemplars shared/discussed)

--Pick up the "The Cyclopes Adventure (Book Nine) Close Reading" packet and a literature book from the front table/front of the classroom. 

 Close Reading Activity -- The Cyclopes Adventure (Book Nine)
--purposefully read through the directions together--what is our purpose in reading the directions?
--open your copy of the literature book to page 898
--students select a question for Mr. Martin to complete as a model--majority rules!
--complete close reading sheet as directed--good luck!

Closure -- Submit Close Reading/Reflect Back on S. the C.

--Reminder: The epic can be found at the following web address if you ever need access to the story outside of the classroom:
--Continue reviewing (and adding to, if necessary) your "Greek Mythology Presentation Notes" page, as an upcoming assessment similar to the one that you have already taken is forthcoming!