I hope that each of you are ready for this awesome week ahead!
Below is the proposed agenda for the week:
What is narration?
How does our relations with others affect the world?
What can be gained from looking at different points of views?
How can we learn to appreciate people for who they are despite their differences?
Monday: SSR, vocabulary review, grammar focus: tenses, continue reading TKAM, and begin watching TKAM. Overview: Today students will focus on continue reading TKAM, as well as thinking about how situations change over time. Outcomes: By the end of class, students will have incorporated their readings from today as they contemplate, write, and discuss how time changes perspective. Homework: None.
Tuesday: SSR, vocabulary continued, grammar focus: tenses continued, continue reading TKAM, and character and motive maps. Overview: Today students will continue to read TKAM, as well as focus on tenses. Students will also begin creating a character and motive map. Outcomes: By the end of class, students will be more well versed in grammar, as well as understand characters motives in TKAM. Homework: None.
Wednesday: SSR, writing focus: descriptive writing, continue reading TKAM, and continue character and motive maps. Overview: Today students will continue working on their projects from yesterday, as well as continue reading TKAM. In addition, students will also focus on using examples from TKAM to begin their writing descriptive assignment. Outcomes: By the end of class, students will be more aware of descriptive writing, as well as its impact on literature. In addition, students will also look at how characters motives effect their lives and impact the novel TKAM. Homework: Finish descriptive writing exercise.
Thursday: SSR, grammar focus: tenses and subject verb agreement, continue reading TKAM, memory writing, and continue watching TKAM. Overview: Today’s class will focus on students using descriptive writing to see how memories change and affect their own personal narratives, as well as the narratives in literature. Outcomes: By the end of class, students will see how memories change over time, as well as how they impact their lives. They will also be prepared to take their quizzes for tomorrow. Homework: Study for vocabulary and grammar quizzes tomorrow.
Friday: Vocabulary and grammar quizzes, ssr, continue reading TKAM, continue discussing and watching TKAM, and use Toulmin’s model to make claims for TKAM. Overview: Today students will be assessed on their understanding of vocabulary and grammar. Students will also continue reading, watching, and discussing TKAM. Outcomes: By the end of class, students should begin to see the changes that have taken place in TKAM, as well as make educated predictions on where the novel is headed. They will do this using Toulmin’s model of Argumentation. Homework: None! Enjoy your weekend!