10.08.07

Core 1:

  1. Write-on: Write out 5 questions you have (of all different levels) about the multi-cultural novels you have just finished.
  2. Discuss the books on The Academy of Discovery Forums.
  3. Extensions:
    • Continue to discuss the books on the Forums.

Core 2:

  1. Write-on (on your blog): Describe a situation from the viewpoint of a victim of racism or sexism using internal monologue.
  2. Read Jasmine.
    • How does her gender affect her character’s voice?
    • How does her race affect her character’s voice.
  3. Extensions: Work on your AR reading.

Core 3:

  1. Write-on: Translate the important events that you have from MOV into statements from a character’s point of view.
  2. Get into groups of 3 (or 4) and start writing the script for your two minute summary of the Merchant of Venice.
  3. Create a podcast in Garageband of your summary using intro music, a verbal introduction, and outro music.
  4. Extensions: Read your AR book.

Core 4:

  1. Write-on: Write out 5 questions (of all three levels) you would want to ask Martin Luther King Jr. after he gave his speech.
  2. Explore those questions on The Academy of Discovery Forums.
  3. Extensions: Continue asking and answering questions on the forums.

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