TKAM Reading/Announcements

Posted by Genevieve Sullivan on April 28, 2017 in Class News |

READ Ch. 24-26 (pgs.305-331)

ch 24–Hypocrisy at home!

ch. 25–Empathy and a tragic death!

ch 26–Hypocrisy at school: Scout’s confusion and Jem’s outrage!

 

We will be wrapping up the book and watching the film next week to review/prepare for the Unit Test.  Look for a review sheet next week.

The test is scheduled for Monday, May 8th and it WILL be included for the marking period. If you are absent, you will make it up the next day DURING class so that it can be graded before the Tuesday deadline for grades. 

TKAM reading

Posted by Genevieve Sullivan on April 27, 2017 in Class News |

Read chapters 22 & 23 (pgs 284-304)

Why is it “Jem’s turn to cry”?

How does Atticus “stand in Bob Ewell’s shoes” ?

AOW #6 due Friday!

TKAM Homework

Posted by Genevieve Sullivan on April 26, 2017 in Class News |

Read chapters 20 & 21 to find out:

–Dolphus Raymond’s sad lesson for Dill

–the VERDICT in the case!

***Be ready to SHARE your answer!

 

Extra Credit Opportunity--Go see Brigadoon and support your talented EFHS classmates!  Get your program SIGNED by a cast member or member of the orchestra and bring it to class on Monday.

Production members–See me for a different extra credit opportunity.

 

AOW #6 Due by Friday

Posted by Genevieve Sullivan on April 25, 2017 in Class News |

AOW 6 TKAM Challenged

TKAM Reading Homework

Posted by Genevieve Sullivan on April 24, 2017 in Class News |

Read ch. 18 & 19 for Tuesday.

–Mayella gives some conflicting testimony and throws a temper tantrum–WHY?

–Tom Robinson sets the story straight, and reveals some shocking news!

TKAM Ch. 16 and 17 Focus

Posted by Genevieve Sullivan on April 21, 2017 in Class News |

The trial begins! Pay close attention to:

-attitudes from various townspeople

-Scout, Jem, and Dill sneak in to court

-Mr. Dolphus Raymond and his “coca-cola” bag

-Sheriff Tate’s testimony

-Bob Ewell’s testimony turns testy!

-Atticus focuses on two MAIN points

 

You will have 20 more minutes in class to complete the PERSPECTIVES chart that we started yesterday.

TKAM reading

Posted by Genevieve Sullivan on April 19, 2017 in Class News |

Read chapter 15 for Thursday. Discover:

–how Atticus makes an error in judgment

–how a child’s innocence saves the day

–the difference between moral and physical courage

 

TKAM

Posted by Genevieve Sullivan on April 18, 2017 in Class News |

Students should be done reading through chapter 14 for tomorrow.  We will be working on the skill of making inferences from passages in chapters 12-14.

 

Writer’s Notebook Prompts will be evaluated for growth based on goals this week, so there will NOT be a new AOW posted until next week.

If you missed a prompt, please stop by during lunch or come after school on Thursday to make up missing writing prompts.

 

TKAM Quiz/District CCR/Quiz Prep

Posted by Genevieve Sullivan on April 12, 2017 in Class News |

Monday is the quiz on Ch. 1-12.  Since the passage analysis for the District CCR is from the novel, I will NOT add a longer passage to the quiz. You will take the multiple choice (20 ques) quiz first, and then read the passage and complete the analysis. Please bring both a #2 pencil and a pen to class Monday.  Attached is QUIZ PREP:

Part 1 Quiz Prep

TKAM reading/Quiz #2

Posted by Genevieve Sullivan on April 10, 2017 in Class News |

Please read chapters 12 and 13 during this week of testing.  Continue to look for development of the BIG IDEAS (on your bookmark). There will be a quiz on Part 1 next Monday, April 17th.

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