Upcoming assessments

Posted by Genevieve Sullivan on April 25, 2018 in Class News with Comments closed |

Friday is the District CCR.  Bring a pen!

Thursday May 3rd is the Unit 2 Exam.  Bring a pencil.

Review materials will be given in class on Monday after the Writer’s Notebook.

Reading Schedule for the rest of the novel

Posted by Genevieve Sullivan on April 25, 2018 in Class News with Comments closed |

Chunked reading/focus ideas for post its

Wed–Read ch 22 & 23 for Thursday: Jem’s disillusionment, Dill’s growing cynicism, and a serious threat!

 

Thurs.–Read ch 24-26 for Friday: hypocrisy at home/the Ladies Missionary Circle, a tragic death, a different side of Aunt Alex and Mr. Underwood, thoughts of Boo return, and hypocrisy at school.

 

Fri–Read the rest of the book, ch. 27-31 by Tuesday: a Halloween to remember, a school play, a serious attack on the children, Boo saves the day, and Scout finally has a new understanding/perspective.

Read chapters 19-21 for Wednesday and do post its

Posted by Genevieve Sullivan on April 23, 2018 in Class News with Comments closed |

-Tom’s testimony; differences from Mayella’s

-Atticus’ closing arguments; modes of rhetoric

-Jury’s decision/aftermath

-Jem’s shifting perspective about justice

 

6th hr–Since we didn’t see each other on Monday, please bring your vocabulary on Wednesday

Homework-Voc. 5 and Reading

Posted by Genevieve Sullivan on April 20, 2018 in Class News with Comments closed |

Read Chapter 17 & 18 which are trial chapters

Use post its for the testimony of Sheriff Tate, Bob Ewell, and Mayella as well as post- its for Atticus’ main points in his interrogation of the witnesses.

Voc 5 is also due Monday:  TKAM VOCAB NUMBER 5 (3)

Read ch. 16; add post its; AOW #5 due tomorrow!

Posted by Genevieve Sullivan on April 19, 2018 in Class News with Comments closed |

Post-it Focus:

  • results of the “mob” on Scout and Jem
  • who is Dolphus Raymond and why is he important?  
  • how is religious intolerance introduced?
  • tolerance/intolerance thematic idea
  • gender stereotypes
  • what is the “circus” that comes to town?

Read Ch. 15; add post its

Posted by Genevieve Sullivan on April 18, 2018 in Class News with Comments closed |

Post its should focus on:

rising tension (mood); the two different “mobs”-one at the Finch house vs. the one at the jail.

 

READ ch. 14 and add post-its; Poem HW from Mon due tomorrow

Posted by Genevieve Sullivan on April 17, 2018 in Class News with Comments closed |

POST ITS should focus on:

changes in Jem’s behavior that irritate Scout

conflicts with Aunt Alexandra

development of Dill’s character

 

Ch 13 & 14 Work

Posted by Genevieve Sullivan on April 16, 2018 in Class News with Comments closed |

If you missed class on Monday, here is the assignment I passed out.  It is DUE on WEDNESDAY.

Ch 12 & 13

AOW #5-Due Friday

Posted by Genevieve Sullivan on April 16, 2018 in Class News with Comments closed |

AOW 5 herd, mob mentality

TKAM Part 1 Quiz tommorrow

Posted by Genevieve Sullivan on April 16, 2018 in Class News with Comments closed |

Remember to study your Quiz Prep (posted last Thursday) as well as vocabulary and comma rule bell work.  Bring a #2 pencil Tuesday and your novel.

Essential Vocabulary words: acquiescence, curtness, ominous, tactful, invective, livid, palliation, rectitude

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