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Friday, 12/18

Class Launcher: Free Write Friday! However you celebrate, I wish you joy and peace during your holiday break. 

Standards: ELAGSE9-10RL2: Determine a theme and/or central idea of text and analyze in detail its development over the course of the text, including how it emerges and is shaped and refined by specific details; provide an objective summary of the text. ELAGSE9-10RL3: Analyze how complex characters (e.g., those with multiple or conflicting motivations) develop over the course of a text, interact with other characters, and advance the plot or develop the theme. ELAGSE9-10W1: Write arguments to support claims in an analysis of substantive topics or texts, using valid reasoning and relevant and sufficient evidence. 

EQ: How does the character development contribute to the theme of the book and move the plot forward?

Activator:  Divide the room in half. Choose your team leader. Know the rules. 

  • The first team to raise their hand MAY answer when the teacher acknowledges them. 
  • Shouting out answers - lose points. 
  • 2 Points per answer. 

Teaching and Learning Strategies: Continuing into Part 2 of TKAM, we will read and focus on themes related to social injustice and relevance to Georgia Studies and current issues (local, state, and world). 

You should have completed all reading and questions through Chapter 21 page 215.

Divide the room in half. As I read the questions, someone in your group must raise their hand to naswer the question. The other side has a chance to give their answer. 2 Points per question. 

Summarizer: Describe Christmas time in Maycomb. (Even though the trial is during warmer months)

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