Unit 4: The Power of the Past

Week of 2/15/16

Essential Questions

  • What processes can I use to enable me to develop depth in understanding?
  • Why do humans perpetuate social injustice on others?

Monday, 2/15

No School!

Tuesday, 2/16

In Class:
  • Short Answer Response: Perspectives
  • Historical Fiction Lit Circles and SSR
  • Learners will check 3 questions created with lit circles.
  • Dialectical Journal: Why do humans perpetuate social injustice on others? Additional challenge: Be thinking of an image or symbol that connects your understandings of social injustice and the ideas in your novel!


Skills of Focus:
  • Close Reading
  • Analysis

Homework:

  • Mid-Book Reading due 2/18 - finish creation of 6 discussion questions
  • 45 minutes of Membean this week (135 minutes over 13 days between 2/8 and 2/26)

Wednesday, 2/17

In Class:

  • Historical Fiction Lit Circles & SSR
  • First post to “The Big Picture”

Skills of Focus:
  • Close Reading
  • Analysis
  • Theme

Homework:

  • Mid-Book Reading due 2/18 - finish creation of 6 discussion questions - submit questions to Schoology
  • 45 minutes of Membean this week (135 minutes over 13 days between 2/8 and 2/26)

Thursday, 2/18

In Class:

  • Download VoiceRecord Pro right now!!! ------------------->
  • Mid-book Discussion questions due 8:00am to Schoology
  • Mid-book Discussion (25 minutes) - Schoology has all the info you need!


Skills of Focus:

  • Close Reading
  • Reflection


Homework:

  • 45 minutes of Membean this week (135 minutes over 13 days between 2/8 and 2/26)

Friday, 2/19

In Class:


Skills of Focus:

  • Close Reading
  • Theme


Homework:

  • 45 minutes of Membean this week (135 minutes over 13 days between 2/8 and 2/26)

Look Ahead!