-Journal: ½ page reflecting on first half of the year. Biggest achievements or struggles? What went well or didn’t go well? How can you improve?
-Reading workshop time
Tuesday, January 4
-Go to media center to get new books. 9th grade: The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian; 10th grade: Persepolis
-Judge a book by its cover: What do you think this book will be about? Make a prediction. What can you tell about the characters? The setting? The plot?
-Flocabulary: Due tomorrow, quiz Thursday
Wednesday, January 5
-Check students completion of Flocabulary
-9th grade: begin reading ATDPTI, do dream drawing activity sheet and journal
-10th grade: go over graphic novel reading sheet, then discuss Islamic Revolution article, go over Persepolis reading expectations, then begin reading!
Thursday, January 6
-9th grade: finish dream drawing due Friday, read to p. 54 in Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian
-10th grade: Continue reading and filling out reading guide
Friday, January 7
-Journal before reading “How to Fight Monsters” chapter in Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian
-Read “How to Fight Monsters”
-Do chart on worksheet after reading chapter
-Journal before reading “Grandmother Gives Me Advice” and “Tears of a Clown”
-Read 2 chapters, to page 76
-Junior and Rowdy Venn Diagram
-Pages 1-32 comprehension check
-Continue Reading (you must be to page 61 by Monday)
-Turn in 1 filled sheet of your Persepolis Journal, with at list 6 items in each column, by the end of class today