Class Agenda #44- Mystery Text REVEALED!!!

District Groups

Alliance Groups

Timer- “Gone Till November” Wyclef Jean (1997, 3:27)    


Analyze the following quote- “He who controls the past controls the future. He who controls the present controls the past.”

1984 — George Orwell

  • Interpret the quote into your own words.

  • Do you agree or disagree with this and why?

Share with your partner

  • Partner shares partner


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.


  • Mystery Text Revealed! In the 8th grade students at Lyons read The Hunger Games!
    • Who has read the book?
    • The Trilogy?
    • Seen the Movies?
  • There are some key differences between the movie and the book which will hopefully be revealed over the next 4 weeks.
  • Read Aloud- Hunger Games Chapter #1 Pages 3-25

  • Read Aloud Work-
  1. Jot Down words that you’re unsure of in your notebook
  2. Stop and sketch scenes that you’re visualizing.

Independent work – ReRead Chapter #1

  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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