Sunday, October 28, 2012

Senior English--10/31/2012

Jump Off --Pick up a copy of Tuesdays with Morrie from the front of the classroom, and pick up/take out the materials necessary for your preferred method of purposeful reading.
--Students who have not yet turned in a copy of The Alchemist will not be able to sign out a copy of Tuesdays with Morrie when it comes time to take the novel home.

S. the C.


Oral Reading -- Tuesdays with Morrie

--Mr. Martin models purposeful reading
--engage in purposeful reading via preferred method as preparation for follow-up discussion (Block 1--pg. 26 - ; Block 4--pg. 30 - )


--Look through your purposeful reading notes and PICK YOUR DEFINITE CONTRIBUTION!
--Form a circle out of the desks.

Discussion -- Tuesdays with Morrie

--ice breaker first (What would you leave in your will for the person you care about the most?)
--Reminder: "Discussion Contribution Rating Scale"
--draw cards--all students who did not make initial contributions last class first--Mr. Martin jots ideas on the board
--engage in "free-flowing" discussion for the last two days of reading until a few minutes remain in class
--Mr. Martin answers a few questions

--Re-row the desks/return books.

--Engage in self-reflection as per S. the C.

Review -- Vocabulary Unit #2
--via Sadlier-Oxford website

--Finish preparing for the Unit #2 assessment, which will take place next class--don't forget about our incentive plan!