Class Agenda #93 – Mystery Text!


Timer- “So Far To Go” -J Dilla ft. Common and D’Angelo (2007, 5:34)


  • Create a list of everything you do using exclusive self reliance (totally independently). Explain.

  • Provide Context

Review This together- 

Announcements- Makeup Personal History Presentations on Wednesday and Thursday.

  •  SLTs 

  • SLT-I can Analyze the impact of specific word choices on meaning and tone, including analogies or allusions to other texts.

  • SLT- I can produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.

Mystery Text Round 1-

Read Independently for 8 Minutes

As you Read, Text Code:

  • Circle unfamiliar words

  • Write down the names of characters that you find.

Mystery Text Round II 

ReRead Pages 54-55.

Sketch And Label what you are visualizing from:

  1. “Carlson finished the… He used a deliberate, thoughtful slowness”

  2. “I don’t want… when you seen him.”


  • Reviewing The 4 Freedoms (Want, Fear, Religion, Speech) and Transcendentalism (Self Reliance, Nature, Confidence, Nonconformity, and Free Thought) relates to our Mystery Text.
  • Reread Mystery Text- Focus on P. 56 (“I don’t know,” said George…) TO  P. 58 (“George Sat entranced with his own picture.”)
  • Text code with 4 Freedoms or Transcendentalism in the section.
  • Model  


Class Work-

Answer this short answer question (4-5 sentences) in your notebook.

Which of our 4 American Freedoms and or Transcendental  Thoughts are best represented today’s mystery text?

Short Answer Template- Reminder

  •  Claim
  • Evidence
  • Analysis
  • Closing/Transition.
  • Homework continues.



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