--Pick up the Unit #7 vocabulary quiz from the front table. Complete the quiz quietly and independently. Good luck!
--When you finish your quiz, see Mr. Martin at the front table to sign out a copy of the literature book and take back your portfolio binder (if you haven't already done so).
--Mr. Martin shares list of students needing to revise for the Cumulative Writing Portfolio. If you need to revise, think about when you might schedule an appointment with Mr. Martin (the sooner, the better!).
--The due date for submission is March 4th (a little less than one month from today).
--Reminder: Any writing piece that has already received a score of 80% or higher can be given back to Mr. Martin for submission today.
--trade and grade--quizzes
returned/self-reflection--graded quizzes collected
Transition -- pick up the "'Trifles' Pre-reading/During Reading #1" sheet from the front table
Looking Ahead -- Susan Glaspell's "Trifles"
--will deal with the play twice--once for basic comprehension/question development AND a second time for performance/question answering
--clarify purpose for reading
--read through top half of "'Trifles' Pre-reading/During Reading #1" sheet and create a list of general questions up on the front board
--begin reading the play--purposeful notetaking modeled
--If you need to revise for the Cumulative Writing Portfolio, think about when you might schedule an appointment with Mr. Martin (the sooner, the better!). See the list of office hours handed out early in the school year for Mr. Martin's availability. The due date for submission is March 4th (a little less than one month from today), but why not "take care of business" ASAP--be proactive!
--Complete purposeful reading of "Trifles"--basic comprehension quiz next class (you may use your notes!).
--Next class, we will assign roles and begin preparing for putting on a production of the play!