--Spend the first few minutes of class studying for the forthcoming Unit #4
vocabulary quiz quietly and independently.
Mr. Martin will be around momentarily with the quiz.
--When you finish the quiz, jot down the list of “What to look
for” in Lord of the Flies from the
front board if you have not done so already.
S. the C.
--trade and grade—reflect—graded quizzes collected
--rationale/directions given for activity
Transition -- grab a sheet from Mr. Martin
Activity -- Novel Pre-reading--Song Lyric Analysis
--What is explication? (review)
--Mr. Martin models explication with first stanza of each song
--engage in independent explication (focus on application of knowledge from
Foster reading, imagery, and theme)
--Closure--add to list of "what to look for"/make connections
between the list and predictions made at the beginning of last class
Transition -- pick up a copy of the study guide and/or Post-its and
the “What to put on Post-its” paper AND a copy of Lord of the Flies (book numbers written down)
Oral Reading -- Lord of the
--Finish purposeful reading of Chapter 1 of Lord
of the Flies as preparation for analysis/discussion next class.
--Enjoy the weekend!