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: 5 words of review
Reading Journals - we set them up today and you made your reading goal and started a list of books that you'd like to read. I accidentally stayed at school until nearly 5 o'clock today because I was playing around with mine! Be sure to keep reading!
You can save yourself some stress and time next week by doing the lesson on "Creating Commentary" over the weekend. Though I didn't assign it as homework, I highly suggest you finish it before class on Monday so you can use the entire period to work on your rough draft. This can be found on Google Classroom with instruction.
Warm up: Are you prepared for the test? Why or why not?
1. Hyphen Test
2. Close Read: "On Being Brought from Africa to America" assignment on StudySync. Use the AXES structure to answer the Write prompt. Due 9/27 by midnight. Peer reviews due 10/2 by midnight.
Finish Close Read.
GRAMMAR TEST CORRECTIONS DUE FRIDAY
You may earn up to half the points you missed on your first grammar test by doing test corrections. How to:
Warm up: Hyphens - when NOT to use them
“(Senator McCarthy), by his reckless charges, has so preyed upon the fears and hatreds and prejudices of the American people that he has started a prairie fire which neither he nor anyone else may be able to control.”
Senator J. William Fulbright
What do you think this quote means? How do you think this quote will relate to the witchcraft investigations described in The Crucible? What are some other instances, historical or contemporary, in which the word "witch-hunt" might be applicable?
Complete the following multi-flow map. Make sure you explain HOW each event, character, or setting detail contributes to fear and paranoia. Be prepared to speak from it tomorrow.
None. Multi-flow maps were completed in class.
Warm up: Hyphens: Compound Adjectives
We continued our discussion of The Crucible today with an activity called "On the Fence". You got to choose which side you believe to be correct and justify your position, trying to get the others to join you.
If you were absent, answer the following two questions (with evidence from the text) on the same sheet of paper from yesterday's discussion:
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