Unit 3: The Power of Environment

Week of 11/16

Essential Questions

  • Can literature help me reflect upon personal experiences?
  • How can I use the literary elements and style of diverse texts to refine my voice as a writer?

Monday, 11/16

In Class:


Skills of Focus:

  • Literary Analysis
  • Character
  • Theme


Homework:

  • Read LoTF Chapters 2-6 by 12/1
  • 40 minutes of Membean this week (80 minutes over 8 days between 11/16 and 8:00am 12/4)

Tuesday, 11/17

In Class:

  • Introduce Inspirational Writing Project (IWP)
  • SSR: LoTF


Skills of Focus:
  • Literary Analysis
  • Character
  • Theme

Homework:
  • Read LoTF Chapters 2-6 by 12/1
  • 40 minutes of Membean this week (80 minutes over 8 days between 11/16 and 8:00am 12/4)
Inspirational Writing Project (IWP)

IWP Interview must be complete by 12/14

Wednesday, 11/18

In Class:


Skills of Focus:
  • Literary Analysis
  • Character
  • Theme


Homework:
  • Read LoTF Chapters 2-6 by 12/1
  • 40 minutes of Membean this week (80 minutes over 8 days between 11/16 and 8:00am 12/4)

Thursday, 11/19

In Class:

  • SSR LoTF


Skills of Focus:

  • Literary Analysis
  • Character
  • Theme


Homework:
  • Read LoTF Chapters 2-6 by 12/1
  • 40 minutes of Membean this week (80 minutes over 8 days between 11/16 and 8:00am 12/4)

Friday, 11/20

In Class:

  • Introduce iLearning Series guidelines
  • iLearning Series planning and conferencing - determine each learner’s focus for their chapter (steps 2-3)
  • #linkwithlink Round 2


Skills of Focus:

  • Close Reading
  • Analysis
  • Character
  • Theme


Homework:

  • Read LoTF Chapters 2-6 by 12/1
  • 40 minutes of Membean this week (80 minutes over 8 days between 11/16 and 8:00am 12/4)

Look Ahead!