Warm up: Vocab Review
GATSBY VOCAB TEST
Explanation of how grades will be recorded for your rough draft checks. This information can be found on Synergy under the assignment titled "Rough Draft Check".
Lesson on how to send an email. Emails sent home for those who are not on track with their essay. In other words, you need to send an email home if you do not have your intro and first two body paragraphs done. Please see the "Email Template" document on classroom and follow the instructions.
Work on your essay.
Warm ups: Vocab and practice. Test on Monday the 25th.
Writing the second body paragraph this week and getting teacher feedback. Essays are due on March 4th. If you've been working in class, you should have it done by Friday, March 1st.
Friday - Final Socratic Seminar on prompt #5. If you were absent, you can make this up at lunch on Wednesday, February 27th.
Work on essay.
Warm ups: Mon: Vocab, Tues/Wed: noun clauses
One Station Per Day - Resources are all in Google Classroom.
Read through the end of Chapter 7.
Socratic Seminar #4 is on Thursday so come prepared.
Warm up: What skill do you want to focus on for the Socratic seminar today?
Adjective Clauses Quiz
Socratic Seminar #3
Finish your hook and thesis by Monday.
Warm up: What book that you previewed yesterday sounded most interesting to you?
Stations continued from Tuesday. See Tuesday's post for details.
Prepare for Socratic Seminar #3 tomorrow. If you have an EXCUSED absence tomorrow, you may make this up next Wednesday at lunch.
Hook and thesis need to be completed by Tuesday.
Warm up: none
Go straight into the station you ended on yesterday. Spend 15 minutes finishing that station.
Then we went to the library for a "Blind Date With a Book"! A fun way to get introduced to new Young Adult Literature that may be interesting to you. Check out anything that you fall in love with!
Keep working on stations.
Socratic Seminar #3 is on Friday.
Warm up: What are two behaviors that will help stations run smoothly? What should the consequence be for not following these behaviors?
Keep working on these stations.
Be prepared for Socratic Seminar #3 on Friday.
Have your thesis and intro written by Tuesday.
Warm up: Gatsby Vocab #3
None specifically. Keep reading Gatsby.
Warm up: Adjective Clause Practice - quiz on Tuesday
Socratic Seminar #2 - This is an in-class student led discussion. You will have needed to come prepared with your sheet filled out PRIOR to entering the classroom. If you are unprepared you cannot participate in the discussion and the points cannot be made up.
If you are absent for a Socratic Seminar and it is UNEXCUSED, you may not make up the discussion points. If you are absent and your absence is EXCUSED, you will meet in my room the following Wednesday at lunch to make up the discussion points.
Nothing specific, just keep reading!
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