Class Agenda #114B- Murder Was The Case That They Gave Me pt.1

4/19/17

Damn. Week

Timer- “Duckworth” -Kendrick Lamar (2017, 3:51) (

Prompt-  

  • Use this word in a compound sentence.

  • beneficence (buh-nef-uh-suhns) n. active goodness or kindness; charity; an act or gift that is kindly in purpose

    • SLTs 

  • I can use empathy to put myself in the shoes of characters from our Mystery Text.

  • I can expand my vocabulary using particularly beautiful language from our mystery text.

  • I can create a variety of sentences including compound and complex.

Notes-

  • beneficence (buh-nef-uh-suhns) n. active goodness or kindness; charity; an act or gift that is kindly in purpose

  • genial (jeen-yuhl, jee-nee-uhl) adj. warmly and pleasantly cheerful; cordial derivatives: genially, geniality

  • abstemious (ab-stee-mee-uhs) adj. characterized by abstinence, moderation, or temperance in eating, drinking, and other aspects of life

  • equanimity (ek-wuh-nim-i-tee) n. mental or emotional stability or composure, especially under tension or strain; calmness; equilibrium

    -Mini Lesson

  • Review Vocabulary
  • Murder in America- True Crime Stories
  • NEW Novel
  • In Cold Blood
    • By: Truman Capote
    • This was the true crime story that sort of started it all.
      • It’s not an easy book so be prepared.
      • Takes place:
  • We’ll be visualizing what’s happening in the text
  • We’ll be text coding for connections to the American Dream.

Read Pages- together.

Class Work-

  • Stop and Visualize
  • Stop and Jot
  1. Describe Herb Clutter as a person as well as his relationship with his community? How does his wife compare or contrast him?

  2. Compare and Contrast the initial descriptions of Dick and Perry. What’s the score that they conceived? 

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