--Pick up a copy of the "Divergent Unit--CHAPTER THIRTY-SEVEN - CHAPTER THIRTY-NINE--Did You Read? Quiz" from the front table. Complete the quiz quietly and independently. Good luck!
--Please SEE ME before leaving class today:
- Noah F.
- Elizabeth F.
- Marcus L.
- Jasmine M.
- Lizzie P.
*AS YOU WORK, I WILL RETURN YOUR COMMENTED UPON ARGUMENTATIVE WRITING PIECES FROM LAST CLASS BLOCK. PLEASE REFLECT UPON YOUR PERFORMANCE, NOTING "PROS" AND "GROWS" AS WE HAVE DONE IN THE PAST.*
S. the C.
--Reminder: It is important for you to stay caught up with regard to all of your coursework. It is in your best interest to check the blog and SchoolTool often. Additionally, if you have an "INC" for a Marking Period, following up with me ASAP would be wise!
--FYI: I am more than halfway through reading your writing pieces. Please continue being patient! :)
--some notes shared about argumentative writing pieces (SEE FRONT BOARD)
--sign-ups for refreshments on our last class day
Assessment -- Divergent Unit--CHAPTER THIRTY-SEVEN - CHAPTER THIRTY-NINE--Did You Read? Quiz
--complete the quiz
--When you finish, place the assessment on the floor next to your desk. Then, begin reading the next section of Divergent.
--trade and grade--scored assessments returned to test-takers for self-reflection purposes--scored assessments collected
Review -- Divergent Themes
--determining emergent themes and creating theme statements process reviewed via notes from earlier in the course
--create a list of theme words on the front board
--quietly and independently, create a meaningful and complex theme statement including one or more of the theme words from our list
--in pairs, share theme statements
--pick a theme statement with which to work in your partnership in order to answer the following questions:
- What are the three best pieces of evidence from the story in support of the theme statement?
- How does each piece of evidence support the theme statement?
Review -- English 9 Final Examination
--quietly and independently, work with your review sheets (e.g., define terms, brainstorm characteristics and details for important characters from Divergent, etc.)
--back in pairs, discuss review sheets
--whole-class Q & A
--The English 9 Final Examination will take place on Tuesday, 6/20 during the 11:10 AM - 2:10 PM time slot. Continue preparing for a successful performance via the review sheet and information sheet, materials in your binder, etc.
--Complete and turn in a one-pager or follow through on your book-talk arrangements by 3:00 PM on Friday, 6/9 if you are deciding to earn credit for free reading the past two marking periods.
--I need you to turn in school materials (e.g., Divergent) ASAP. Also, if you have any other books in your possession that belong to me, I need those back as well!
BLOCKS 3 & 4--ESSAYS RETURNED/REFLECTED UPON