10.22.07

Core 1:

  1. Quarter 2 question: How do we continually push the boundaries of what is possible?
  2. How can you use another author’s words to prove your point?
    1. What are the attributes of a good quotation?
    2. How do you plug that quotation into a persuasive paper?
    3. How do you use those words to weave your own theories and ideas?
  3. Extensions:
    • Practice proving a point with someone else’s words by writing out 3 quotations from any book and then proving something about the book (characters, plot, theme, etc.) with them (for Wednesday).

Core 2:

  1. Quarter 2 Question: How would you define “us vs. them?”
  2. What does “Roll of Thunder, Hear my Cry?” mean to you?
  3. Read chapter 1.
    • Use the five types of characterization to explore Cassie.
  4. Extensions: finish the five types of characterization quick character sketch (10 actions and 5 of the other four categories) and finish reading chapter 1.

Core 3:

  1. Quarter 2 Question: What are the boundaries of what is possible?
    • In our Language Arts classroom?
    • In Merchant of Venice?
  2. “Perform” your MOV podcasts.
    • What do we learn from this summary that we did not learn from any other?
    • How does this format lend itself to the rest of our work with MOV?
  3. Read 2 more scenes in MOV
    • How does the relationship between Bassanio and Antonio develop?
    • What is our first impression of Shylock?
  4. Extensions:
    • Due Thursday: Write out what you believe the boundaries of Shylock’s life are?

Core 4:

  1. Quarter 2 question: How do we continually push the boundaries of what is possible?
  2. Finish the persuasive speeches (and recordings) and debrief.
    • What were some of the most persuasive things you heard?
    • What were some of the best uses of language?
    • Did these things intersect?
  3. Extensions:
    • Make sure you have your multi-cultural novel finished and your persuasion and change notes for our discussion.

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