Friday, November 21, 2014

Who Will Survive?

Objective: Students will engage in group debate concerning the important qualities necessary to survive on an island in reference to Lord of the Flies.

Grab your folders and a copy of LotF

Good Morning Students and Mr. McD from Oregon!


1. WP #27
2. Quick Reading Ch. 2
3. Allegory Notes
4. Who Will Survive? Activity

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Finish LotF Ch. 1

Objective: Students will continue reading and completing their corresponding Dialectical Journals in Chapter 1 of Lord of the Flies.

Grab your Folders and a LotF book from the front

1. WP #26
2. Continue reading and doing journals for Chapter 1
3. Discuss Survival IQ test

Template to be used on Group Project

Survival IQ Test

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Starting Lord of the Flies

Objective: Students will begin their new novel and be introduced to their final project.

Grab your folders, a LotF book (unless you have one already), and a handout

Turn in your vocab. No corrections

1. Review Final Project
2. Discuss Dialectical Journal format
3. Read LotF Ch 1:
All the way up to Pg. 17 "Ralph took the shell away from his lips. 'Gosh!' "

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Author Background and Vocab

Objective: Students will learn about William Golding, the author of Lord of the Flies, that will contribute to their understanding of the text.

Grab your folders

1. Review last 4 Vocab words
2. Author Background Presentation and Notes
3. Finish Vocab Chart and Activity, correcting it tomorrow

Monday, November 17, 2014

Finish Monte Cristo


Relax, sit back, and enjoy the end of the The Count of Monte Cristo movie.

The longer it takes for you to settle down and be quiet, the more work you will be assigned later this week!!!

Friday, November 14, 2014

A Nice Friday.

Objective:  The students will continue the video experience of Monte Cristo.

1.  Get folders
2.  WP #25
3.  Monte Cristo Movie.  The story of a man who goes to prison for 14 years for something he didn't do... and how he gets revenge on the men who set him up.

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Beginning LOTF Unit

Objective:  The students will know important vocabulary for the first 1/2 of LOTF.

1.  Get folders.
2.  WP #25
3.  Go over the vocabulary words.
4.  Finish vocab. exercise.

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Lord of the Flies Vocab

Objective: Students will be introduced to and work with the vocabulary from the first five chapters of Lord of the Flies

1. Grab your folders- Turn in your Facebook Projects
2. WP #24
3. LotF Vocabulary

Homework: Bring your Things Fall Apart library book to turn in tomorrow!

Monday, November 10, 2014

TFA Final

Clear off your desks of everything but a pen. NO PENCIL ALLOWED.

You have the entire period to work on the exam, due by the bell.


**Make sure that the answer sheet you have has your name at the top; they are specific to every student**

Friday, November 07, 2014

Review Day!!!

Objective: Students will review for their Things Fall Apart Final on Monday 11/10

1. Grab Folders 
2. Turn in Dialectical Journals
3. WP #23
4. Jeopardy Review
5. Finish "Catch the Moon" Worksheet

Remember: Project Due Wednesday 11/12 and Final on 11/10

Thursday, November 06, 2014

"Catch the Moon"

Objective:  The students will complete a short analysis of the short story, "Catch the Moon."

1.  Get your lit books, folders, and a handout from the front desk.
2.  WP #22
3.  Read along with "Catch the Moon"
4. Final Project example

Wednesday, November 05, 2014

Good Afternoon Period 6

Objective:  The students will read a short story in order to figure out the theme.

1.  Get folders and lit books.  Do not touch food or drinks.  Thanks to the person who threw the Snickers Bar and wrapper on the floor yesterday THAT I HAD TO PICK UP!)

2.  WP

3.  Project Discussion (dues Wednesday of next week.  November 12)

3.  Notes

4.  Read Story

Final Project Template

Tuesday, November 04, 2014

Good afternoon!

Objective:  The students will finish reading the resolution of their class novel, Things Fall Apart.

1.  Get folders.  Staple your vocabulary sheets together.
2.  Correct Vocab.
3.  Complete the Chapter 24-25 Things Fall Apart handout.  It is due today.

How is that Facebook Page Project going? 

Monday, November 03, 2014

Hello everyone! Hope you had a nice weekend.

Objective:  The students will know important vocabulary from this week's story, Catch the Moon.

1.  Get folders and lit book.
2.  Catch the Moon Vocab.

Read the next chapter of Things Fall Apart.... What chapter are you all on anyway?????  I am lost!