Wednesday, September 11, 2013

English 10 Honors--9/17/2013

Jump Off
--Turn in your typed-in-MLA format Thematic Writing Assignment--Partner Interviews essay by placing it in the black basket on the front table.  Mr. Martin is looking forward to reading these essays (but please be patient--it will take a while)!
--Pick up approximately 10 Post-its from the front table.
--If you have your English 9 binder, pick it up from the front of the room.

S. the C.
--agenda/rationale (establishing "givens" for English 10 Honors and routines for purposeful reading)/HW

Review/Discussion -- English 9
--directions given

--"process through" English 9 binder independently or in groups of two--on Post-its, write down all important definitions, ideas, concepts, understandings, learnings, etc.--MR. MARTIN MODELS
--Transition--stick all Post-its on the front board, "lumping" Post-its together categorically--MR. MARTIN MODELS
--go through all Post-its, "clumping" items by creating headings--"crash course" instruction and discussion will occur here--TAKING NOTES IS HIGHLY ENCOURAGED!

--pick up a copy of Perrine's Story and Structure from the front of the classroom--write your book number on the sheet on the front table
--pick up approximately 3-5 more Post-its if you ran out during the last activity

Instruction/Practice -- The Post-it Note Strategy with Gabriel Garcia Marquez' "A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings" (pg. 281)
--rationale behind strategy (possibilities!)/how the strategy will be used in English 10 Honors
--list of potentially "Post-itable" items shared (listed on front board)--any other ideas?
--oral reading--MR. MARTIN MODELS--independent strategy practice

Closure -- Share Out
--elicit contributions from class members--what did we learn?

--Finish purposefully reading "A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings," completing Post-its as you do so.  Expect to engage in scholarly discussion about the reading next class.