Monday, October 24, 2016

English 10 Honors--10/25/2016

Jump Off (2-3 mins.)
--Take out your "Final Countdown" document from the past two classes and your copy of Edgar Allan Poe's "The Masque of the Red Death".

S. the C. (3-5 mins.)

Transition #1 (2 mins.)
--re-form the same circle that we were in last class (youngest to oldest)

Literary Analysis Activity/Discussion (cont.) -- “The Masque of the Red Death” (flex time)
--oral re-reading of story paragraph-by-paragraph--students share annotations from close reading and "mark up" the text projected on the SMART Board--I encourage a "deeper dig" via prompting, follow-up questions, etc. related to our "Reading Literature Like a Champ!" Framework
--Brain Break -- Mum Ball (halfway point)

Transition #2 (2 mins.)
--Re-column the desks 

Closure -- The Final Countdown (remainder of class)
--In the time permitted, continue completing your "Final Countdown" document having now engaged in another lesson related to the "The Masque of the Red Death".  Leave the document on your desk when the bell rings.

DEAR -- Free Reading Books (time permitting)
--students without books will read Upfront newsmagazine

--The final draft of the "Short Story Assignment #1" writing piece is due at the beginning of class on Halloween (Monday, 10/31).  Please take the initiative to see me if necessary!
--We are taking this week off from Membean training so that you can focus on perfecting your short story.  If you need to catch up, do so, and if you want to train more than necessary for excellence-purposes, have at it!
--Read your free reading book for at least 15 minutes between now and next class.  ALWAYS BRING YOUR FREE READING BOOK TO CLASS!