Monday - Review chapter 2 and answer any questions. Say Something close reading activity for chapter 3 as a class. Vocabulary work. There will be a quiz on Wednesday for B period and Thursday for A period.
Tuesday - DO NOW: What can an author do/use in order to make a great book? Discussion on style: what is it and what does it include? Group work: Style analysis. Share out. Read/vocab work.
Wednesday/Thursday - Vocab quiz! DO NOW on Randy's decision making abilities. Read selected passage from chapter 3. Article on how to make decisions during crisis situations. What to do? What not to do? How is Randy doing based on the article? Journal: There are no bad decisions just less than desirable outcomes. Agree or disagree?
Friday - Read and enjoy holiday show. HAVE A GREAT BREAK!
Monday - DO NOW: In your opinion, why are the end of the world/zombie movies so popular? Fill out anticipation guide and discuss. Exit slip: What is human nature? How would you describe/define it?
Tuesday - Notetaking on The Cold War from CrashCourse. Share out notes. What is foreshadowing? Examples from life. DO NOW: Have you ever tried to warn a friend or relative not to do something? What ended up happening? Begin reading while students look for foreshadowing and make predictions. Exit slip: what are you predictions based off of the foreshadowing from the reading?
Wednesday/Thursday - DO NOW: What are three personality traits that are most important to have in a crisis situation? Receive reading questions and read for twenty minutes. Survival scenario stations. Exit slip.
Friday - DO NOW: What is your opinion on Randy thus far? Explain. Character analysis for the major characters in the book. Read/work on reading questions.
Monday - Finish watching movie. Collect reading questions. Review using student made questions from homework. Vocabulary review.
Tuesday - Explain layout of A Raisin in the Sun unit test. As a review the class will play a review game that will closely follow the test. After the game, the students will have the opportunity to ask any last questions that pertain to the book/test.
Wednesday/Thursday - Unit test for A Raisin in the Sun.
Friday - Time to finish test, if needed. Article of the week. Discussion.