Monday, April 18, 2016

English 10 Honors--4/20/2016

Jump Off
--Pick up a BINGO board and a highlighter from the front table. Then, begin filling in your BINGO board (Unit #8 word or Whimsical Word + "helper" word in each box).

S. the C.
--list of students needing to revise for the Cumulative Writing Portfolio shared--Would anyone like to schedule a meeting for a time slot during my office hours?
  • The due date for submission is Thursday, 4/28 (just over one week from today).
--reminder given about writing five sentences on the back of your BINGO board (you may NOT just use the sentences from the book)
--finish filling in BINGO boards/writing sentences quietly and independently

Review -- Vocabulary Unit #8 BINGO
--share "how to win" boards
--share information about “board validation” (at podium, share words, basic definitions, and a sample sentence for one of the words)
--play 3-5 games (depending on time)--+1 bonus to winners
--For HW, finish preparing for the Unit #8 vocabulary quiz, which will take place at the beginning of next class.

--Recycle or FILE AWAY your BINGO board.
--Pick a page range paper from the helmet on the front table.

Discussion Activity -- Significant Passage "Speed Dating"
--brainstorm/look at literature-specific goals (have in mind during discussion today)
--read the first two pages of tonight's Lord of the Flies reading assignment together
--directions given for activity preparation (model with passage from page 125)
--independent work time--prepare for activity by finding a passage and responding to three prompts for passage
--give directions for the remainder of activity
--engage in "speed dating" process until all dates have occurred or class ends (whichever happens first)--taking notes is strongly encouraged!

HW Time/Free Reading (time permitting)

HW (Class Preparation)
--Finish preparing for the Unit #8 vocabulary quiz, which will take place at the beginning of class next time (Friday, 4/22), bearing in mind the rough goal that you (maybe?) set last class.  Make sure to familiarize yourself with the “Whimsical Words.”  Good luck!
--Review your notes from today's discussion activity.
--Purposefully/actively read CHAPTER EIGHT of Lord of the Flies.  as preparation for analysis/discussion/assessment? next class.  Focus especially on flagging seemingly important passages.
--Try to find some time to read your free reading book between now and next class.  ALWAYS BRING YOUR FREE READING BOOK TO CLASS!
--The due date for submitting a revised Intertextuality Unit--Culminating Essay Assignment for the Cumulative Writing Portfolio is Thursday, 4/28 (just over one week from today)--YOU MUST schedule a meeting with me to go over your revisions; simply handing in the revisions is unacceptable as per the protocol.  When time permits, meetings can/will occur during class time.