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?
4-- Tuesday: Chapter 3 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 "Poor Teen Boys" Race Paragraph Due today!
13-- Thursday: Vocabulary Quiz Race Paragraph#3: Write a response to the poem. What do you think it means? Do you like it? Why or why not?
14-- Friday: Chapter 8 Foreshadowing and Flashback Dynamic and Static Race Paragraph: 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.
24-- Monday: Herd Behavior with Common Lit Chapter Notes Due Today!
25-- Tuesday: Values Ranking 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.... 26-- Wednesday: What do I stand for? video: www.youtube.com/watch?v=VwbfAy01KwU Discuss 6-Trait Writing: 6_trait_writing_definitions.pdf Dynamic and Static Character Race Paragraph Due today! 27-- Thursday: See Think Wonder: see_think_wonder.pdf Study example essays: example_for_this_i_stand_essays.pdf Final Race Paragraph due!