Today we continued working on Discussion Day #4 and I reviewed the requirements for your final presentations. The rest of the day was a work day to work on and attempt to finish your final presentation. Next class, they are due.
Today we held discussion day #3 and turned in our packets for points. Then we discussed the archetypal situations assignment and turned it in. Next class we'll hold a work day and you'll want to bring something to create your powerpoint presentation on (i.e. laptop, phone, etc).
Today we did DOL #16 and had a group discussion on archetypal situations in all four books we read this year. Then we started working on our final project presentations for our literature circles.
We did DOL #14 today, took notes on archetypal situations for Writer's Notebook #9, and had a group discussion on your final thoughts about your books with a handout. Make sure you email me for the presentation notes so that you can do writer's notebook #9.
Today we discussed more commonly confused words and did DOL #13. I showed the class an example final project presentation and we took notes on the presentation to know how to create our final presentation. Then we held Discussion Day #2 and discussed our books. Make sure you email me for the final presentation example so you can do Writer's Notebook #8.
Today we did DOL #12 and continued our discussion on theme. I passed back Writer's Notebook #7 and we then had a discussion about the clip we had watched. Then we got into our literature circle groups and discussed themes in the books we've read this year, including the lit circle books we are currently reading. then we turned in that handout stapled to writer's notebook #7.
Today we spent the day discussing and reviewing theme, topic, and main idea. We took notes for writer's notebook #7 and turned in those notes. You will need to send me an email for the powerpoint presentation and notes.
Today we did DOL #11 and had our first discussion day. We turned in our packets for points and then discussed what archetypal characters show up in our books we are reading for literature circles.
Today we did DOL #10 and continued to work on commonly confused words. Then we discussed characterization and did an assignment on archetypal characters. You will need get the handout beforehand and email me for the powerpoint. A reminder that your first discussion day is Thursday and Friday of next week.
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