Lesson Plans for Monday, November 17, 2014-Friday, November 21, 2014
Monday, November 17:
- Turn in all bellringers you have right now. Should have about 7.
- Reminder that their test on Night will be on Thursday. Gold grade. 50 questions. 10 are character identification, 15 are true/false, and 25 are multiple choice.
- Quick lesson on apostrophes, using this ACT review video:
Reviews the answers to the handout here: http://chompchomp.com/handouts/apostrophes01.pdf Turn in apostrophe practice for a bronze grade.
- Discussion of Night reading over the weekend (chapters 66-84)
- Photo gallery from Auschwitz
- Reading pg. 85 to 97 in class and/or for HW
Tuesday, November 18:
- Paradox worksheets to review: What is a paradox? Practice examples
- Look at some of the examples of paradox in this power point—-Paradoxpptusedinclass
- Turn in paradox practice for a bronze grade.
- Are there any examples of paradox in NIGHT? Discuss
- Reading pg. 98 to the end of the book.
Wednesday, November 19:
- 60 second recap videos on Night to review for test tomorrow. (Several—and on the website they are on the right.)
Text Complexity handouts: Write on own paper. Look at http://www.fdrlibrary.marist.edu/pdfs/fftext.pdf
- Questions about Night (Making Meanings, Part 3). Finish tonight and put in folder as #13.
FDR’s “Four Freedoms” speech Nonfiction/Speech As we read this, let’s complete the Text Complexity handout that you have on your desk. Write on your own paper please. Will be turned in as a bronze grade.
“Four Freedoms” is pushed until after Thanksgiving.
Thursday, November 20:
- Test on Night GOLD GRADE (and Notebook Test which will be incorporated into the test on NIGHT, unlike the last time) 50 questions on NIGHT, 10-12
- When you are finished, get an index card and draw a scene that sticks out from NIGHT on the non-lined part. On the lined part on the back, write the lines that describe the scene. Bronze grade. HW if not done in class.
Friday, November 21:
- Share mini-drawings of NIGHT and turn in for bronze grade
- Watch Oprah Winfrey/Elie Weisel special about Auschwitz
Need textbook: Turn to page 898: Langston Hughes Hughes and the Blues, pg. 900 Before You Read: pg. 901—-Literary Analysis: Speaker/Themes/Vocabulary Pg. 902, “The Negro Speaks of Rivers” and pg. 904 “I, Too” by Langston Hughes Critical Reading Questions, page 905 Pass out papers/manilla folders
Langston Hughes poetry moved to after Thanksgiving.