New Year’s Resolutions I


Do Now- Summarize your vacation in 7 words.

Song-  “Miss You” The Rolling Stones (4:49)

SLT- I can clearly summarize and share personal, but not too personal, events.

  • Mini-Lesson-

    • Whip Around Protocol-
      • Round 1 Go around in the group- everyone share there full list. Each person should take 30 seconds.
        • While group mate is sharing, each group member thinks of one question for the sharer.
      • Round 2- Each person asks their question to group the group member.
        • Person getting questioned can only respond to one of the questions.
  • Part II- Read Aloud

SLT- I can evaluate the significance of The New Year’s Resolution in history.

As you read- 

Directions: Annotate the following passage.

  • Circle any word that you don’t know. Don’t worry about proper nouns!
  • In the margins, write down 1 or 2 points that SURPRISED you while reading
  • Underline passages that support or relate to the passage’s main idea.

Part III- Independent Writing

Create a list of 5-10 of your own New Year’s Resolutions. They can be as general or specific as you’d like.

Exit Ticket- How important are New Year’s Resolutions in American Society? Explain.


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