Saturday, November 28, 2015

English 10 Honors--12/2/2015

Jump Off (2 mins.)
--Pick up the "Vocabulary Units--Exercise Check" slip from the front table. Write your name on the line and open your vocabulary book to page 55.

S. the C. (15-20 mins.)
--quickly complete exercise check--when finished, pass up facedown
--go over the homework ("Choosing the Right Word" exercise on pages 55 and 56) three-in-a-row style, sharing both words and context clues
--The following students need to see me before leaving class today:
  • Morgan H.
  • Lauren T.
Transition (as quickly as possible!)
--sample completed one-pagers shared--which is stronger and why?
--quick overview of the one-pager options
--pick up a one-pager from the front of the classroom if you have yet to complete one
"Assessment"/DEAR -- Free Reading Books (as much time as necessary)
--complete one-pagers
--students who have already completed one-pagers will engage in free reading or begin working on the homework assignments
--When finished, turn in your one-pager and pick up the following items from the desks by the door:
  • "Short Story Analysis Sheet"
  • "Love and Loss" (Block 2) or "The Wight of the Black Rocks" (Block 4)
  • "Unit Exam Component: Unifying Theme Statement Paragraph"


HW (Class Preparation)
--Finish preparing for the Unit #4 vocabulary quiz, which will take place at the beginning of class next time (Friday, 12/4). Don't forget about the "Whimsical Words."  REMEMBER THAT WORDS FROM PREVIOUS UNITS ARE "FAIR GAME" ON ANY VOCABULARY QUIZ THEREAFTER (EXCLUDING PAST "WHIMSICAL WORDS")!
--Purposefully read either "Love and Loss" (Block 2) or "The Wight of the Black Rocks" (Block 4) prior to the beginning of class on Tuesday, 12/8.
HW (Take-Home Assessment)
--Complete the "Unit Exam Component: Unifying Theme Statement Paragraph" as directed.  Bear in mind that this is part of your unit exam for the Short Story Unit and will be scored using the "The Four Cs of Quality Academic Writing" framework.  This assignment is due at the beginning of class on Tuesday, 12/8.