Saturday, February 22, 2014

Weekly Agenda 2.24-2.28

HIROSHIMA/1984

MONDAY and TUESDAY
Vocabulary Matching Quiz
Multiple Choice Persuasive Terms Quiz

Timed Essay: prompt on ethics of dropping the atom bombs on Japan.

WEDNESDAY
Turn in Journals
SSR -no journal entry

THURSDAY and FRIDAY
Orwell Biography
-notes
-3-level questions and summary

Descartes Quotation
"I think, therefore..."
"Thumbprint" Poem
-pair work explication

Vocabulary List
-inventory
-funsheet

Governing Systems, history and political terms related to 1984: socialism, communism, Karl Marx, Marxism, autocracy, Stalin, Stalinism, dystopia, negative utopia
-connect to prior unit

Begin Reading Chapter 1 together
-discuss imagery and character
-setting: what similarities to modern day
HW Read, see Reading Schedule, 3-level questions

NEXT: ESSAY PROMPTS, ANALYSIS, REVIEW CHAPTER 1