Monday, November 12, 2012

English 10 Honors--11/14/2012

Jump Off
--Please take out your notebook and date the page.  Today is 11/14/2012.

S. the C.

--Form a circle out of the desks for discussion.

Discussion -- "The Open Boat"
--Jot down Naturalism as a Literary Movement notes first.

--Discuss this work via the “Short Story Analysis Sheet”.

--Re-row the desks and pick up the "Controlling Idea (Theme Statement) Practice--'Nature'" sheet from the front table.

Mini-Lesson -- Controlling Idea Paragraphs
--Purposefully read “I Saw in Louisiana a Live-Oak Growing”.
--Craft a controlling idea sentence as directed.
--Students share sample sentences.
--Discuss approach for "attacking" this particular task.
--Students craft a controlling idea paragraph about either "The Necklace"/"Richard Cory" or "The Open Boat"/"I Saw in Louisiana a Live-Oak Growing".
--Students share sample paragraphs.

--Finish explicating poem and craft a controlling idea sentence.