This week, we will have students present their TedTalks. Over the past week the students have been researching, writing, and practicing their chosen topics. This is our final assignment of the year before we begin preparing for the final.
Welcome to our last unit of the year: TedTalks! We will learn about TedTalks, research what they are all about, evaluate specific talks for their persuasiveness, and then create our own talks. This week will be devoted to learning, researching, and then crafting our own topics. Next week, we will begin presentations.
Monday - End of chapter 24 due. Chapter questions in small groups. Review chapter questions. Pass out parody assignment. Allow students time to begin crafting this assignment. This will be due on Thursday. Continue watching movie.
Tuesday/Wednesday - End of the book due. Review chapter 25 in small groups and then lead a discussion as a whole class. Pass out letter assignment; this will count as a classwork grade. The students will have time to write these in class. Share out if time allows.
Thursday - Parody assignment due. Pass out Socratic Seminar materials. Give students time to start preparing for the questions and writing down textual analysis and support.
Friday - SOCRATIC SEMINAR.
Monday - Character development worksheet. Work time in groups. Share out answers. Read/movie to end class.
Tuesday/Wednesday - Quiz on chapters 18-19. Symbolism worksheet. Write down ideas on the whiteboard, and discuss symbolic meanings of major objects in the novel. Movie to finish class.
Thursday - We will take a close look at the title and make connections. Transition to symbolism work. Have students to go up to the board and write down answers. Read/movie.
Friday - DO NOW to begin class. 18-21 reading review questions in small groups. Review as a whole class. Movie time. Please fill out the viewing guide and keep up with the reading schedule.