Cores 1+4:

  1. Write and Discuss-on:
  2. Listen to the BritLit Podcast summary of Animal Farm.
    • What can we find out about the story from this short summary?
  3. Read Chapter 1 of Animal Farm:
    • What are the seeds of rebellion?
    • Who represents whom in the story?
  4. Extensions:
    • Finish your second section of your utopia.

Core 2:

  1. Write-on:
  2. Rev-it-up (paired shouting)
  3. Read Chapter 4 of animal farm:
    • How do the animals expand their empire?
    • What are their long-range plans?
    • Is their struggle with humanity justified?
  4. Extensions:
    • Finish one section of your utopia for Friday.

Core 3:

  1. Write-on:
  2. Essay writing Examples:
      • What kinds of questions do you have?
      • What kind of comments will allow these people to improve upon their ideas?
  3. Discuss Iron Mills questions:
    • What is the “moral” of this story?
    • Why should we heed this moral?
  4. Extensions:
    • Comment on at least three Belief Statement essays using the wiki commenting feature.
    • Start revising your essay according to your comments.

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