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.
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.
-Tom’s testimony; differences from Mayella’s
-Atticus’ closing arguments; modes of rhetoric
-Jem’s shifting perspective about justice
6th hr–Since we didn’t see each other on Monday, please bring your vocabulary on Wednesday
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)
- 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?
Post its should focus on:
rising tension (mood); the two different “mobs”-one at the Finch house vs. the one at the jail.
POST ITS should focus on:
changes in Jem’s behavior that irritate Scout
conflicts with Aunt Alexandra
development of Dill’s character
If you missed class on Monday, here is the assignment I passed out. It is DUE on WEDNESDAY.
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