Daily Activities May 7 – 11 (English 10 H)

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Monday, May 7

Agenda

  • Review dystopian characteristics
  • Read pages 159-167 aloud with the audiobook
  • Journal Entry: What element(s) of dystopian literature did you notice in today’s reading? Use DIRECT quotes.
    • Your journals will not be collected, but you may use them to help you write your compare/contrast paragraphs on Friday’s check-in.
  • Homework: Bring a novel of your choice in to read tomorrow!

 

Tuesday, May 8

Agenda

  • Sub Day
  • Read from your choice book (25 minutes)
  • Journal Entry: What element(s) of dystopian literature did you notice in today’s reading? Use DIRECT quotes.
  • Discuss in groups: What connections can you make between the characters in 1984 and in your book? How are they alike? How are they different?

 

Wednesday, May 9

Agenda

  • Mini Lesson: Using dystopian characteristics to determine themes
  • Read aloud 167-179 AND 218-224 in your groups
  • Journal Entry: What themes are starting to emerge after today’s reading? Use DIRECT quotes.

 

Thursday, May 10

Agenda

  • Read from your choice books
  • Journal Entry:What themes are starting to emerge after today’s reading? Use DIRECT quotes.
  • Meet in your Lit Groups and discuss the choice books. How are the themes similar to 1984? How are they different?

 

Friday, May 11

Agenda

  • Reading Check In
  • Compare/Contrast Check In
    • Write an ACE paragraph that identifies a similar theme shared by your choice book and 1984. Use direct quotes to support your assertion.
  • Watch “Wall-E”
    • What fears about society are revealed through this story?

 

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