Class Agenda #42- Mystery Text II

District Groups

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Timer- “Elastic Heart” Sia (2014, 4:07)    

  11/22/16                                                                                 

Analyze the following quote- “Is it better for a man to have chosen evil than to have good imposed* upon him?”
Anthony Burgess, A Clockwork Orange

*forced

  • Interpret the quote into your own words.

  • Do you agree or disagree with this and why?

Share with your partner

  • Partner shares partner

SLTs

SLT- I can identify key elements of a dystopian society and evaluate an author’s purpose for creating one in fiction.

SLT- I can visualize and reread portions of difficult text.

SLT- I can use annotation strategies while reading a mysterious or difficult text.

Mini-Lesson

  • Modeling on our MYSTERY TEXT
    • REread Together 172-174
    • Now that we’re reading and we have a sense of what’s happening:

      • underline key points or ideas

      • quickly summarize what you think is important about what you underlined or…

      • ask a question about what you underlined.

    • Independent Work- 5 Minutes
    • Re Read 175-177 and
      • underline Key Points or Ideas – Goal of 3
      • Quickly summarize what you think is important about what you underlined.
      • ask a question about what you underlined.
  • Continuing Reading 177-184

Read Aloud Work-

  1. Circle words that you’re unsure of.
  2. Stop and sketch scenes that you’re visualizing.

Independent work

  1. List all of the vocabulary words that you circled in your notebook.
  2. Sketch and Label what you are visualizing. Aim for 4 drawings.
  3. Make sure Mr. B has checked your homework.

 

  1. HW Reminder– 
  • Homework starts tonight. 30 Minutes of Reading, 2-3 Sentence Reaction/Summary, 1 Page of Independent Writing 
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