Monday - Begin watching the movie, Awakenings, as a supplementary piece for The Miracle Worker. Students will be responsible for filling out a worksheet while viewing the movie, as well as a writing piece once the movie is over.
Tuesday/Wednesday - Continue watching movie and filling out worksheet.
Thursday - Continue watching movie and filling out worksheet.
Friday - Writing assignment due.
HAVE A GREAT BREAK!
Monday - Finish reading The Miracle Worker and watching the movie. Prepare for test on Thursday.
Tuesday/Wednesday - Test review and Jeopardy game.
Thursday - Unit test on The Miracle Worker.
Friday - Continue working on/finishing up unit test.
REMINDER TO STUDENTS: I am available during lunch and after school for test review.
Monday - DO NOW: When Annie orders everyone out of the house and yells at Captain, do you believe that she overstepped the bounds of her job? Why or why not? Review reading from over the weekend and the questions from homework. Discussion on whether or not Annie's duties and responsibilities were ever fully explained. How would Annie's job be different in 2016? Read and watch movie, if there is time.
Tuesday/Wednesday - Read for twenty minutes. Journal in Annie's point-of-view after moving into the garden house; what was Annie thinking at this point? Pros and cons for Annie and Helen being together for 24 hours a day in the garden house. Spend a little time working on the Tic-Tac-Toe assignment. Movie, if time.
Thursday - Review in journal: What is symbolism? Write down two examples from your life or any that you can think of. Think of some key objects in The Miracle Worker; what are some examples of symbolism? 4 corner activitiy. Read and watch movie.
Friday - DO NOW: What is a mentor? Who is one person in your life who you would consider to be your mentor? 60 Minutes YouTube of "Rex." Compare/contrast after-viewing brainstorm. Journal response to the YouTube.