Today we discussed the book in groups with a handout and turned in our 3rd Discussion Day packets. The rest of class, I presented the final project for lit circles and gave the class time to start creating your projects.
Today we finished our theme discussion and our second discussion day. We turned in the handout and I gave students points for participating in the second class discussion of our lit circle books.
day 17: Discussion day #2, today's fantasy literature, and themes in your lit circle book assignment (Feb 21)
Today we finished our discussion of fantasy literature and TURNED IN OUR BINGO SHEETS. We had discussion day #2 and I scored your lit circle packets and ended class by doing an assignment on themes in your literature circle books.
Today we discussed theme, topic, and main idea and practiced it by watching a brief clip. We also discussed Harry Potter Literature and filled out our bingo sheets.
Today we finally had our first discussion day and then analyzed the characters in our books, outlining the archetypes that the characters belong to in the book so far. We ended class by talking about fairy tale and urban fantasy literature.
Today we discussed urban fantasy literature and turned in our funko pop assignment. We discussed archetypal characters and did an assignment with those characters and postponed discussion day 1 until next time. I graded the packets and passed them back.
day 13: Royal ramifications literature and top 10 favorite characters ever writer's notebook (Feb 7)
Today I passed out the homework for next time (Funko Pop Assignment and the Lit Circle Packet). Make sure that you're ready for class next time. We also discussed War Fantasy and Royal Ramifications Literature and wrote a list of our Top 10 favorite characters of all time.
Today I book talked your choices for your literature circles this term and we filled out the packet for the literature circles we'll be doing the next few weeks. To end class, we discussed Gothic Fantasy and Horror Fantasy Literature. Make sure that you've sent me your Final Projects for An Ember in the Ashes.
I'm gone to the Bahamas so you'll finish your reading of An Ember in the Ashes and draft, edit, and rewrite your Ember in the Ashes final project while I'm gone. Submit to me the second draft before I return over Google docs.
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