Today was a day to get caught up on your NewsELA.
We finished reading Act 1, Scene 1 today and identified different types of conflict and made thematic connections in your dialectical journals.
After a short vocabulary review, we read the opening salvo in R&J between the Capulets and the Montagues. We learned:
-Shakespeare liked to make dirty jokes
-even in a very short scene, you can make thematic statements about human behavior.
We grappled with Sonnet 130 and the prologue to Romeo and Juliet today. See the class folder for make up assignments.
Today we used rubrics to grade sample paragraphs. We talked about topic sentences, transition words, relevant evidence, and using good commentary to explain your evidence.
You worked in groups to today to:
Today we took notes on how to organize your compare and contrast essay. If you missed class or just want to review, see the video HERE.
Then you used your annotations from the Haywood Patterson Account to write two paragraphs comparing and contrasting Patterson's account with the events in Chapter 15.
HOMEWORK: Complete the Vocabulary Practice assignment. Due Thursday.
7th: Vocab test, Ch 13-15 reading test. Intro Haywood Patterson, annotated chapter: HOMEWORK: annotate Haywood Patterson.
Today we reviewed prepositions and read Chapters 2 & 3 of "To Kill a Mockingbird" and took a short quiz. You continued to add n
MAKE UP WORK: Read Chapters 2 & 3 and see Ms. B for a reading quiz.