--Pick up a copy of the "For the passage..." document from the front table. This document serves as a reminder of how you are aiming to respond during today's discussion activity.
--Sit in the desk that corresponds with your next scheduled "date". (On the diagram on the front board, I drew a star on the desk where Mikayla should be sitting.)
S. the C. (3-5 mins.)
Discussion Activity (cont.) -- Significant Passage "Speed Dating" (60-75 mins.)
--Reminder: activity directions
- the student with his/her back facing east stays stationary throughout the activity
- the student with his/her back facing east starts each "date" by reading his/her selected passage aloud
- the student with his/her back facing west aims to complete tasks A, B, C, and D (explaining how the selected passage could be used in a discussion of his/her claim)
- the student with his/her back facing east validates/corrects before sharing how the passage fits with his/her claim
- roles reverse
- "dates" end after 9 minutes
- students with backs facing west rotate as per the diagram drawn on the whiteboard
Transition (1-2 mins.)
--Re-column the desks and sit in your assigned seat.
"Assessment"/DEAR -- Free Reading Books (remainder of class/time permitting)
--engage in free reading--students without books will read Upfront newsmagazine (located on the front table)
--If you have already finished your free reading book but have yet to complete a one-pager, select and begin completing a one-pager.
HW (Practice/Take-Home Assessment)
HW (Class Preparation)
--Review your materials pertaining to LotF in preparation for an upcoming assessment.
--Consider reading at least 5-10 pages of your free reading book between now and next class. Marking Period 4 ends on Friday, 3/17! IF YOU NEED TO SELECT YOUR FINAL FREE READING BOOK OF THE SCHOOL YEAR, PLEASE DO SO ASAP--ALWAYS BRING A FREE READING BOOK TO CLASS!