Monday, October 29, 2018

Monte Cristo Book Report

Objective:  The students will see an example of a book report that they will complete for The Count of MC.

1.  Discuss tomorrow's test.  You will not be able to look at any notes, so I would look over your timeline and character page map.

2.  Get the handout example of the Book Report.

3.  Discuss expectations of the Book Report that you will complete for the Count of MC.

4.  Begin writing your book report.  This is due next Tuesday.

Mon:  Discuss Book Report and MC Final
Tues:  MC Final:
Wed:  Monte Cristo Movie
Thursday:  Mr. Le Observation Lesson
Friday:  MC Movie and Projects due.

Monday:  Finish Book Report
Tuesday:  Turn in book report.  Done with all Monte Cristo.  On to Animal Farm.

Friday, October 26, 2018

Monte CRisto Test.... Don't forget. Finish the Book!

Objective:  The students will discuss yesterday's symbol and work on group projects that are due on one week.

1.  Discuss "The Beginning of Grief"

2.  Group Work:  MOnte CRisto Soundtrack.

Thursday, October 25, 2018

So what is the symbol??

Objective:  The students will work together in order to figure out the DEEP meaning of The Beginning of Grief.

1.  WP 24
2.  Notes on Symbol
3.  Complete story analysis.

Make sure you are reading the end of MC.

Tuesday:  300 point test
Friday:     200 point project

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

A Great, but Sad Short Story

Objective:  The students will read a short story to analyze the point of view, characters and a tough symbol.

1.  WP Number I Don't Know.

2.  "The Beginning of Grief"

Homework:  Finish Monte Cristo

Project:  You still need make a CD/DVD case.  You still need a song booklet (lyrics and explanations).  But you do not have to make the CD.  You can share a song list with me on Spotify,

My user name: Rod Warren

Name your song list:  Monte Cristo Your Name Period 3

Monte Cristo Jon Dietz Period 3

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

OK Let's See What I Remember...

Objective:  The students will quiz the teacher on Chapters 51-60.

1.  Share some voice writing.  Turn in for points.

2.  Quiz to see who gets top participate in Stump the Teacher.

3.  Stump the Teacher Activity.

Monte CRisto Reading:  Finish Monte Cristo on your own by next Tuesday.  300 point test.

Monday, October 22, 2018

Stmp the Teacher tomorrow.... It will be a fun day... or it will be an essay! It's up to you.

Objective:  The students will practice writing in several different voices.

1.  Voice Handout

2.  Complete your reading of Monte Cristo Chapters 51-60.  Write TWO questions and answers for each chapter.  Know the chapters for tomorrrow's EASY quiz.

Stump the Teacher tomorrow.... or an essay.

Friday, October 19, 2018

It's Friday!

Objective: The Students will complete their reading of "The Secret Lion"

1. WP #22 (last one on "The Secret Lion" I swear)

2. Allusion Notes

3. Finish "The Secret Lion" 

Thursday, October 18, 2018

Begin "The Secret Lion"

Objective: Students will complete a close reading the story "The Secret Lion" and complete a comprehension activity.

1. Begin a silent close read of "The Secret Lion." 

2. Complete the before, during and after reading activity for "The Secret Lion."

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Welcome back!

Objective: Students will complete vocabulary worksheets for "Secret Lion" and "The Beginning of Grief"

Note: Turn in Monte Cristo Study Guide & Permission Slips 

1. WP #21

2. Vocab Packet for the "Secret Lion" and "The Beginning of Grief"

3. Monte Cristo "Stump the Teacher" Questions
For Chapters 51-60, students will write their own study guide questions and answers (2 per chapter) to ask the teacher in one week.

Tues: 51-52
Wed: 53-54
Thurs: 55-56
Fri: 57-58
Mon: 59-60
Tues: "STUMP THE TEACHER" Activity!

Thursday, October 11, 2018

I am going away.... so be GREAT!!!!!

Objective:  The students will prep for writing the district essay.

1.  WP #20.

2.  Turn in WP Packet 11-20

3.  Period 4 needs Point of View and Voice Notes.

4.  Writing Prompt Discussion.  How I am going to grade it.  What you can write about.

Sub tomorrow.  Be great!!!!!

Keep up with reading schedule.

Tuesday, October 09, 2018

Begin Point of View Unit

Objective:  The students will know the three major types of point of view and be able to identify them.

1a)  Survey
1b)  Mr. Le permission slip signed by parent (10 extra credit points) bring by Thursday or Friday.

1.  WP #19

2.  MC Quiz 41-42 (add new characters to character list)

3.  Point of View Notes

4.  Monte Cristo Chapters 43-44

Tomorrow I will not see you probably, but you still need to read Monte Cristo.  Chapters 45-46.  You will have extra time during the PSAT and you will not have access to phones, so READ!!

Monday, October 08, 2018

Monte Cristo.... we have to get through.

Objective: The students will have the entire period to get through today's reading and study guide questions.

1.  Get study guide for 41-50

2.  Read Chapters 41-42.  Answer study guide questions as you read.

Get all corrected work out of folder and into your folder.

Reading for the week:

Mon:  41-42
Tues:  43-44
Wed:  45-46 (you will have extra time after the PSAT!!!!)
Thu:  47-48
Fri:  49-50

Friday, October 05, 2018

Nothing Man Activity: I like this one!

Objective:  The students will read and analyze voice, theme, tone and characters in a piece of lit.

1.  Discuss Chapter 40.

2.  Turn in Study Guide 31-40

3.  "Nothing Man" close reading activity

Homework:  No Monte Cristo this week.  We have 3 weeks left.  That's it.  You may want to work on your projects.  We have decided that YOU DO NOT HAVE TO MAKE A CD.  You will make the cover and the booklet as described before, but you will SHARE a songlist with me on Spotify.

Also, you may want to buy your outside book.  That starts in 3 weeks too. 

Thursday, October 04, 2018

Almost Friday

Objective:  The students will complete MC Study Guide 31-40.

1.   WP #1

2.  MC Quiz Chapters 38-39

3.  Read Chapter 40 and complete Study Guide due tomorrow.

Wednesday, October 03, 2018

Short Day

Objective:  The students will analyze that characters in Two Kinds

1.  Get lit book and folders

2.  Get handout and complete.  Practice using integrated quotes.

Homework:  MC 38-39

Tuesday, October 02, 2018

It was.....

Objective:  The students will read a new story and analyze the characters.

1.  WP #18

2.  MC Quiz Chapters 34-35

3.  "Two Kinds" reading with CD

4.  Finish vocabulary if not complete.  Due tomorrow.

5.  Homework:  Monte Cristo Chapters 36-37

Monday, October 01, 2018

District Test

Objective:  The students will take the district test in preparation for next year.  We will smile and HAVE FUN!!!! 

1.  Get a Chromebook.  DO NOT SIGN IN!!!!!!!

2.  Open the Air Secure App:  Do not do anything until I say.  This is new to me so be patient!!!

3.  Do the best that you can.

4.  When done, be sure to log out of the testing session.

Homework:  Read Chapter 34 (Haydee) and 35 (The Morrell Family)