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Monday, 8/31/09Todays Speakers of the Day: Ryan & Scott
J: Free Write - Be creative and write, write, write
Current Events presentation and discussion facilitated by our Speakers of the Day
If your current events article is from online, please print out a copy of it to give me so I can pull it up online while you are journaling.
Monday, 8/31/09GroupClass Share: Complete What does it take to be a Survivor? connection (p. 3) by rating the list and then discussing experiences they may have had or stories theyve heard or read about. List on board and tally each groups responses.GroupsClass Share: Discuss Plot/Conflict (p. 4) and then share the best conflict stories theyve read & why theyre the best. List on board Stories with a great conflict for their infoTop 5 survival traits decided by ENG 1H:Belief that youll survivePhysical strengthResourcefulnessKnowledge of surroundingsCalmness
Best Conflicts: Eragon series
Monday, 8/31/09Read aloud The Most Dangerous Game, stopping for language connections.
ASSIGN COMPLETION OF STORY FOR TUESDAY.Tomorrows SOTD:JP & Jared
Class had lengthy discussion on day books, comparing them to our InterActive Reader that we will use for a few short stories. Mrs. Hartwig discussed her goal of using them as purely a tool to interact individually with the text, emphasizing that no interactions will be incorrect because each readers experiences and reactions are different.