Why do we read? How Do Your Scars Tell Your Story?
Essential Questions for Quarter 1: Why do we read? How do our scars tell our story? Why might people hide their true selves? How does setting help us understand the motivations of characters? How do we decide when scientific advancements are unethical?
17-- Thursday: The Power of Words Power Point: the_power_of_words.pptx Present Essay: first_essay_choice.pptx 18-- Friday: Rules and Procedures Essay Writing Day 21 -- Monday: Eclipse Day! Juxtapositon Handout -- No make up work for students who are absent today! :) 22 -- Tuesday: Essay Writing Day -- Due tomorrow!
24 -- Thursday: Opinionaire Discussion Welcome to the 60's PowerPoint slides 1-10 : welcome_to_the_60s.pptx Cornelle Note Must Do #1: Have you ever felt like an Outsider?
25 -- Friday: The Outsiders Chapter 1 Vocabulary
28 -- Monday: News article Summary Race Paragraphs-- Due on Tuesday
29 -- Tuesday: Chapter 2 SE Hinton Race Paragraph#2: 1. What stereotypes do you see in the novel? Do these stereotypes exist in our school? How do they affect how you see someone? Did you stereotype the author?-- Due on Wednesday
31-- Thursday: Chapter 3 --- Maybe begin Chapter 4
1 -- Friday: Finish Chapter 4 Discuss Race Paragraphs--- how to fix your grade!-- Due by Thursday! Begin Chapter 5
5--Tuesday: Aha Moments Finish Chapter 5 Allusion: Nothing Gold Can Stay Race Paragraph#3: Write a response to the poem. What do you think it means? Do you like it? Why or why not? .--Due on Wednesday
6-- Wednesday: Race Paragraph #3 Due today! Read Chapter 6 Race Paragraph #4: Which of the characters from the novel do you connect with the most? Why is this the character you like? -- Due on Thursday!
11--Monday: Read Chapter 7 Discuss Dynamic and Static Characters: www.youtube.com/watch?v=hCOoQGgPCTk Race Paragraph #5: Which character from the novel is an example of a dynamic character? Which is an example of a static character? Explain why in both cases. This is due tomorrow!
13-- Wednesday: Read Chapter 8 Discuss Foreshadowing and Flashback Race Paragraph #6: Where in the book do we see a flashback? Where in the book do you notice foreshadowing? What do you think the foreshadowing means? This is due tomorrow!
14-- Thursday: Race Paragraph #6 is due today! Read Chapter 9
15-- Friday: Reach Chapter 10
18 -- Monday: Read Chapter 11 Begin Theme Group Activity
19-- Tuesday: Again and Again Actors in The Outsiders: Where are they now?
22-- Friday: Values Ranking Compile and turn in The Outsiders notes Final Race paragraph for The Outsiders: Choose one of the main characters from the novel and try to imagine what this character would say he/she stands for. Your paragraph should begin, "I think (Ponyboy, Johnny, Dally, Cherry, etc) would say he/she stands for...."