Mrs. Byrd's English II

December 1 - December 5

10 DAY COUNT DOWN - FOCUS AND FINISH STRONG!

What is the purpose in gift giving?

"Every gift which is given, even though it be small, is in reality great, if it is given with affection." - Pindar

Remember - Thursdays are make-up and premeditation days.

Weekly Agenda

MONDAY, December 1

Quote:

"Every gift which is given, even though it be small, is in reality great, if it is given with affection." - Pindar

EQ: What resources can I use to help me understand a difficult text?

Do Now: Discussion post


Agenda:

HOMEWORK: NONE


Tuesday, December 2

Quote:

"For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone."

- Audrey Hepburn


EQ:

How do dystopias criticize and reflect contemporary trends, societal norms, and political systems?


Agenda:

Practice Vocabulary Quiz

Chapter 1-6 Quiz


HOMEWORK:

Read and complete theme charts for Chapters 8-10


Wednesday, December 3

Quote:


EQ:

How do dystopias criticize and reflect contemporary trends, societal norms, and political systems?


Agenda:

Do Now - Discussion
Practice Vocabulary Quiz

Complete chapter 11-12 theme charts and submit


HOMEWORK:

Make sure you are ready to discuss chapters 7-12 - remember 3 strikes


Thursday, December 4

Please do this NOW -

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Quote:

"Nothing is impossible; the word itself says I'm possible."
- Audrey Hepburn

EQ:

How do dystopias criticize and reflect contemporary trends, societal norms, and political systems?


Agenda:

Do Now - Discussion
Practice Vocabulary Quiz
Review and discuss chapter questions
Where are we with understanding the themes and worldly connections?

HOMEWORK:

Theme Charts 13-15

Friday, December 5

Quote:

"Certain defects are necessary for the existence of individuality.

- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

EQ:

How do dystopias criticize and reflect contemporary trends, societal norms, and political systems?

Agenda:

Do Now - Discussion
Practice Vocabulary Quiz
Chapter 3-9 Chapter Summaries (Table Groups)
Group Summary Post - Share your summary with the rest of the class. This will serve as a great resource for test day!

HOMEWORK:

Complete Reading and Chapter 16-18 Theme Charts - Due Monday

Extra Credit (25 Points) - Read the article link below and respond in 6-8 sentences. The response can be a personal, societal, or worldly connection. It must be well thought out and well written!