Unit 3: The Power of Environment

Week of 12/7

Essential Questions

  • Can literature help me reflect upon personal experiences?
  • What personal connections can I make to literature from diverse cultural, historical, and contemporary contexts?

Monday, 12/7

In Class:

  • iLearning Series Chapters 2-6 Workday (EdPuzzle)

Skills of Focus:

  • Theme
  • Literary Analysis (Symbol, Character, Setting, Conflict, Allegory)


Homework:

  • Read LoTF Chapters 7-12 by tomorrow - Reading Quiz!
  • iLearning Series Chapters 2-6 Discussion Responses due 8:00am tomorrow
  • 40 minutes of Membean this week (80 minutes over 8 days between 12/7 and 8:00am 12/18)
  • IWP Interview must be complete by 12/14

Tuesday, 12/8

In Class:

  • LoTF Chapters 7-12 Reading Quiz
  • Go over IWP Interview requirements - watch the example videos here and here
  • iLearning Series planning and conferencing - determine each learner’s focus for their chapter (steps 2-3)


Skills of Focus:
  • Literary Analysis
  • Character
  • Theme

Homework:
  • 40 minutes of Membean this week (80 minutes over 8 days between 12/7 and 8:00am 12/18)
  • IWP Interview must be complete by 12/14

Wednesday, 12/9

In Class:


Skills of Focus:

  • Literary Analysis
  • Poetry Analysis
  • Character
  • Theme


Homework:
  • Green Groups finish reading and paraphrasing “The Hangman” in preparation for tomorrow’s activities
  • Red Groups finish steps 4-6
  • 40 minutes of Membean this week (80 minutes over 8 days between 12/7 and 8:00am 12/18)
  • IWP Interview must be complete by 12/14

Thursday, 12/10

In Class:



Skills of Focus:

  • Literary Analysis
  • Poetry Analysis
  • Character
  • Theme


Homework:
    • Red Groups iLearning Series due EOP tomorrow
    • Green Groups “The Hangman” due EOP tomorrow
    • 40 minutes of Membean this week (80 minutes over 8 days between 12/7 and 8:00am 12/18)
    • IWP Interview must be complete by 12/14

    Friday, 12/11

    In Class:

    • Red Groups iLearning Series due EOP
    • Green Groups “The Hangman” due EOP


    Skills of Focus:

    • Close Reading
    • Analysis
    • Character
    • Theme


    Homework:

    • 40 minutes of Membean this week (80 minutes over 8 days between 12/7 and 8:00am 12/18)

    Look Ahead!