Monday, November 30, 2009

Objective: The students will complete the study guide for the Good Earth up to Chapter 14.

1. CAT6 #___
2. Get out study guide and complete all questions up top Chapter 14

Reading: Chapters 15-17 (25 pages)

Friday, November 20, 2009

Objective: The students will complete a group review activity of the first eight chapters of The Good Earth.

1. Get out vocabulary, staple it, grade it, and turn it in.
2. Turn in poem. Anyone especially happy with their poem want to share?
3. Get review, sit with a friend, answer all questions for chapters 1-8.

Homework over holiday:

Monday: chps. 9-10
Tuesday: chp. 11
Wednesday: chp. 12-13
Thursday: OFF
Friday: chp. 14

Thursday, November 19, 2009

Objective: The students will show knowledge of Chapters 3-5 of The Good Earth and then complete their Theme Across Genre Poem.

1. Good Earth Quiz Chapters 3-5
2. Complete Poem due tomorrow typed.
3. Read Chapters 6-8

Have a great day!

Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Objective: The students will know important vocabulary for The Good Earth.

1. Quiz Chapters 1-2
2. Discuss poem you are going to write and The Last Night assignment
3. The Good Earth vocabulary

Read Chapters 3-5

Tuesday, November 17, 2009

Objective: Students will read a short story, identify its tone and theme, then write a poem that tranfers the theme across genres.

1. CAT6 Activity
2. Notes
3. "The Last Night..." assignment

Homework: Read Chapters 1-2 of The Good Earth

Monday, November 16, 2009

Objective: The students will know what type of writing The Good Earth is and the purpose that the writer had in wrinting it.

1. Get folder
2. The Good Earth intro notes
3. Book Checkout at library
4. Go over "The Bass..." questions

We will begin novel tomorow.

Friday, November 13, 2009

Objective: Students will peer/class edit a couple of Archetype Hero essays. Then they will work with the short story that we read yesterday.

1. Get folder and lit book.
2. CAT6 25
3. Share a few essays
4. Turn in essays
5. Answer questions 1-11 on page 252 on The Bass

Bring IDs Monday to check out The Good Earth

Thursday, November 12, 2009

Objective: The students will know how to determine a theme in a story.

1. CAT6 Activity
2. Chapter 4 Notes
3. Read "The Bass, the River and Sheila Mant"

Essay due tomorrow.

Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Objective: The students will complete video and then find the quotes that they will use for their Monte Cristo Archetype Hero Essay

1. Complete video
2. Use book or computers to find quotes.

Have a nice day off, but don't wait until Thursday night to write the essay!!! I am tired of excuses. Also, be sure to save to Weblockers. We will share some in class. Be prepared!

Monday, November 09, 2009

Objective: Students will begin their Monte Cristo essay and see the end of the video.

1. Get two handouts.
2. Show video after discussion of essay.

Friday, November 06, 2009

Objective: The students will see the video adaptation of The Count of Monte Cristo.

1. Turn in posters and CDs
2. Video
3. Relax this weekend. New book starts next week.

Thursday, November 05, 2009

Objective: The students will go over the Monte Cristo test and then begin the most recent movie of Monte Cristo.

Good Morning!!! Are you ready to argue for more points??

1. Get your test scan and the test.
2. Look over your answers, and circle any that you thisnk that you should have gotten correct.
3. Argue your point. Maybe I will change your grade.
4. Begin movie. Don't forget projects tomorrow!!!!

Did I remind you that projects are due tommorow???

Wednesday, November 04, 2009

Objective: The students will all pass the Monte Cristo test OR ELSE!!!!

1. Good morning! All you need is a pencil.
2. Get test and show your knowledge.

Work on projects. Movie tomorrow.

Tuesday, November 03, 2009

Objective: The students will review The Count of MOnte Cristo for tomorrow's test.

1. Get folder and lit book.
2. Test review
3. "The Bass..." vocabulary
4. Projects due on Friday.... How are they looking?