vocabulary book to page 58. Look through
the list of words and put a star next to all of the words that you are pretty
confident about knowing already.
S. the C.
Instruction -- Vocabulary Unit #5
--go over Unit #5 word list (page 58) and five
--For HW, begin preparing for the Unit #5
assessment, which will take place this Friday.
Make sure to familiarize yourself with the “Whimsical Words”.
--Pick up a copy of Thomas C. Foster’s How
to Read Literature Like a Professor, as we will purposefully read the
chapter “He’s Blind for a Reason, You Know” (page 201) together. What is
our purpose, again?
--Form a circle.
Discussion -- LotF Chapters 1-4
--complete the reading from Foster together
--engage in discussion--boy oh boy, do we have a lot to talk about (including,
but certainly not limited to, the following topics: symbols, an
interconnectedness of everything, names as significant, dark/light imagery, good or bad island?, conflicts, human nature, application of Foster’s ideas)!
--begin purposefully reading Chapters 5 and 6
--Finish purposefully reading Chapters 5 and 6 of Lord of the Flies as preparation for analysis/discussion next
--Bring your vocabulary book to class next time.