Tuesday, February 9, 2016

English 9--2/10/2016

Jump Off
--Pick up the following items from the front table:

·         a BINGO board
·         a highlighter
Begin filling in/setting up your BINGO board (unit word + "helper" word for all 20 Unit #6 words).
S. the C.
--brief SMART Goal share-out
--Reminder: Beginning with the end in mind--our ultimate purpose when closely re-reading sections of The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet:
ROUGH End-of-Unit Assessment Writing Prompt:
Write a multi-paragraph essay in which you argue the extent to which both Romeo and Juliet are fatally impulsive by analyzing their responses to similar circumstances.  Then, answer the "so what" question: Why did Shakespeare develop his two main characters in this manner?
Review -- Vocabulary Unit #6 BINGO
--Reminder: Write five sentences on the back of your BINGO board (you may NOT just use the sentences from the book)
--continue filling in BINGO boards/writing sentences quietly and independently--open your vocabulary book to page 72
--Reminder: "How to win" boards
--Reminder: Information about “board validation” (at podium, share words, basic definitions, and a sample sentence)
--play 3-5 games (depending on time)--+1 bonus to winners
--Take out your copy of the section of the play that we began working with at the end of last class.
--Pick up a copy of the "Romeo and Juliet Unit--Purposeful Close Re-reading Questions--Act I, scene i, lines 152-230" document from the front table and listen for your partnerships.
Purposeful Close Re-reading (Share-Out/Discussion Preparation) -- Act I, scene i, lines 152-230 of The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet
--oral reading of directions
--get in pairs
--continue working with this section of the play as per the directions
Transition -- re-column desks
Share-Out/Discussion -- Act I, scene i, lines 152-230 of The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet
--as you and your peers share and I mark up the text on the SMART Board, do the same on your personal copy (volunteers first, then cards drawn)
--Pick up a copy of the "Romeo and Juliet Unit--Purposeful Re-reading--Act I, scene iii, lines 64-100" document.  Carefully read the directions.  Then, complete the task at hand in order to close out our work with Act I.
Closure -- Purposeful Re-reading--Act I, scene iii, lines 64-100
--brief share-out (time permitting)
HW (Class Preparation)
--Finish preparing for the Unit #6 vocabulary quiz, which will take place next class (Friday, 2/12).  REMEMBER THAT WORDS FROM PREVIOUS UNITS ARE "FAIR GAME" ON ANY VOCABULARY QUIZ THEREAFTER!
--Don't forget about your free reading book.  Your book must be finished by mid-March.  ALWAYS BRING YOUR FREE READING BOOK TO CLASS. See me if you have finished reading your book and need a one-pager.
--As always, whatever we do not completely finish in class today, you can expect to finish next class!
On the backburner:
  • A Paragraph's a Paragraph's a Paragraph instruction (if necessary)
  • Break down model paragraph together (if necessary)