Friday, November 6, 2015

English 10 Honors--11/23/2015 (1/2 Day)

Jump Off
--Turn in Article of the Week #4 by placing your best work in the black basket on the front table.
--Prior to engaging in free reading today, I am going to ask each of you to share out briefly about your book based on the following questions:
  • What is the title of your book?
  • Who is the author?
  • How much progress have you made in your reading?
  • What was happening when you last left off in the reading?
  • Would you recommend the book to your peers?
Please spend the first few minutes of class preparing to share.

S. the C.

Free Reading Course Component -- Booktalks/DEAR
--brief booktalks
--reading time
  • students without books will read Upfront newsmagazine
  • If you would prefer to work on homework for this class, I will allow you to do so today in lieu of reading.
HW (Class Preparation)
--Purposefully read either "The Wight of the Black Rocks" (Block 2) or "Love and Loss" (Block 4) prior to the beginning of class next time (Monday, 11/30)Be prepared for an assessment and/or a discussion about the reading in class that day.
--Read your free reading book for at least 15 minutes between now and next class.
  • One-pagers are due at the end of class on Wednesday, 12/2 for those students who have yet to complete one. We will use some class time on this particular Wednesday to complete one-pagers. Students who have already submitted a one-pager will engage in free reading during this time. ALWAYS BRING YOUR FREE READING BOOK TO CLASS.
--Enjoy the break!  May the effects of tryptophan spare you from having to hear conversations about the effects of tryptophan.