World Lit Final (6/4)

Today’s Learning Target:

I will demonstrate my ability to read and think critically, ask good questions, listen attentively, and support my ideas with textual evidence by participating in today’s Socratic Seminar.

Today’s Agenda:

  1. Global Citizen Project Feedback Form
  2. Socratic Seminar
    1. Expectations for Class Discussion
    2. Discussion
    3. Self-Assessment of Socratic Seminar
    4. Leave your Socratic Seminar packet on the table on the way out. Packet should include:
      1. Questions
      2. Annotations of “Revenge Really is Sweet”
      3. Paragraph Answers
  3. Please take your “Where I’m From” Poem and picture with you. If you leave it on the wall, you give me permission to use it as a student sample in the future.
  4. Have a GREAT Summer!!!
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WL: GCP Presentations

  1. GCP Presentations
    1. Cite your sources in your presentation
    2. State your thesis statement
    3. Show enthusiasm for your topic
    4. Start with your Hook
    5. Lights on/off? Podium?
  2. Audience Expectations
    1. Be Respectful! Look at the speaker!
    2. Listen & Learn!
    3. Applaud after each presentation.
    4. There will be time in-between each presentation while I finish assessing the presenter. Please feel free to chat with your neighbors during this time.

NOTE: All late work must be turned in today by 3:15. Unless you have made specific arrangements with me, no late work will be accepted after this time. 

WL: Socratic Seminar Prep (5/31)

Today’s Learning Target:

  1. I will apply Bloom’s Taxonomy to preparing questions for my upcoming Socratic Seminar (During Finals Period).
  2. I will demonstrate my knowledge of reading by answering 2 of my questions using textual evidence from the reading to support my opinions.

Today’s Agenda:

  1. Apply Bloom’s Taxonomy to “The Shot”
    1. Writing questions for the Socratic Seminar during the Finals Period.
    2. Use Bloom’s Question Stems
  2. Prepare answers for the Socratic Seminar during the Finals Period.
    1. Answer 2 of your questions in paragraph form using textual evidence from the texts.
    2. See example paragraphs
  3. If you are done, work quietly at your desk on something productive.

Notice: You will not be allowed to participate in the Socratic Seminar on Tuesday until you have completed the required materials: 7 Qs and 2 paragraphs w/textual evidence.  

WL: The Shot & Revenge (5/30)

Today’s Learning Target:

  1. I will apply Bloom’s Taxonomy to preparing questions for my upcoming Socratic Seminar (During Finals Period).
  2. I will demonstrate my knowledge of reading my answering 2 of my questions while using textual evidence from the reading to support my opinions.

Today’s Agenda:

  1. “The Shot”
    1. Answer Comprehension Qs for “The Shot”
    2. Share answers w/a partner.
    3. Share with class.
  2. “Revenge Really is Sweet”
    1. Read
    2. Answer Comprehension Qs
    3. Share answers w/a partner.
    4. Share with class.
  3. Prepare for Socratic Seminar #2

WL: The Shot (5/29)

Today’s Learning Target:

I will be able to describe the important occurrences of the story by reading the story and and answering questions about the story.

Today’s Agenda:

  1. Calendar
  2. Vocab Pizza Party Winners
  3. Standards Based Grading Check
  4. Read “The Shot”
  5. Answer Comprehension Qs

NOTE: All late work must be turned in by 3:15 on Friday, June 1st. Unless you have made specific arrangements with me, no late work will be accepted after this time.