Class Agenda #99 – Of Mice And Men Chap 2 continued.

3/9/17

90’s R & B Week.

Timer- “Come And Talk To Me” – Jodeci (1991, 3:57)

Prompt- 

  • Turn to page 22 of OMAM – show your State Test Letters.
  • Sketch and Label the following characters from OMAM- George, Lennie, Whitey (p. 19), The Boss (p. 22)

    SLTs 

  • SLT-I can ask questions as I read, especially in the beginning of a novel or story.

  • SLT- I can visualize key characters and settings of difficult texts.

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

Mini Lesson

    • A look at particularly beautiful language found in Of Mice And Men-

    • Turn to page 33 “A tall man…”

    • Sketch and Label him quickly.
  • Class Work

  • Read Pages 23-37 of OMAM
  • As we read:
    • jot down questions about the author’s decisions.
    • jot down questions your having about the OMAM.
  • Short Answer Question-
  • Who or What is the source of tension in this chapter that could foreshadow future conflicts?

  • How does OMAM demonstrate aspects of The American Dream?

    • Short Answer Template- Reminder
      • Main Idea- What’s the main point of your argument?
      • Evidence- What’s a quote that supports this?
      • Analysis- Put the quote in your own words, explain why it supports your point.
      • Transition- conclude your paragraph or on to the next one.
  • Homework continues.

 

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