Tuesday, September 29, 2009

Weekly Agenda 9/28-10/2

MON
Holiday
Yom Kippur

TUES
Early Dismissal Minimum Day
Swap Journal and write a 1 paragraph response to the writer. Reflect on these elements of their essay:
-format/grammar and mechanics
-evidence and argument
-vocabulary and sentence structure
In groups or with neighbors brainstorm top 10 list of things to improve in writing essays.
HW finish list

WED
SSR
Double-Entry Journal #5

THURS
Review Writing List
Review and Quaker Share Kindred Journal Essay
Reflect on alienation
and identity
GET BOOKS -1984
HW Read 1984 first 10 pages and write 3-level questions

FRI
3Q Class Discussion
Introduce Taj Fel's Social Identity Theory
-Group identity
-individual
-groups in high school settings
George Orwell Biography
HW: 1984 finish reading chapter and write 3-level questions
Research terms associated with Orwell and 1984