Daily Agenda

M8/30

Due: rough draft of essay

Homework: Finish a final draft of you essay.

Warm-Up: Do you have any remaining unanswered questions about the essay or the application process?

*Warm-up (10 min)
*Go over and hand in homework (20 min)
*Peer Edits (30 min)
*Practice Grading (30 min)
(late-start and Back to School Night)

W9/1

Due: final draft of essay

Homework: none

Warm-Up: What was the easiest part of the essay? The most challenging?

*Warm-up (10 min)
*Taylor Mali on proofreading: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OonDPGwAyfQ

*Peer grading (30 min)
F9/3

Due: Nothing

Homework: Nothing—No school Monday!

Warm-up: What would you do if you won the lottery? Can you predict any negative outcomes?

*Warm-up (10 min)
*Grade three more essays
*Write your names on a piece of scratch paper.
*Read “The Lottery” (http://www.jeanloupbenet.com/lottery.pdf)
*Discussion
*In pairs or alone, locate and explain the effects the following have on the story:
1. themes
2. symbols
3. irony
4. character
5. similes and metaphors

9/6: Labor Day: No School
W9/8
Due: Nothing

Homework: None

Warm-up:

*Warm-up
*Finish “The Lottery” and answer questions
*Read “The Very Old Man With Enormous Wings” and answer questions
F9/10
Due: Nothing

Homework: none

Warm-up: Both stories had mysterious elements. Compare and contrast those elements.

*Warm up
*Finish answering questions and turn in
*Begin Short Story unit (see assessments at my wiki for description and rubric)
*Choose group and story and begin reading—work time next class.

T9/14
Due: Nothing

Homework: Nothing

Warm-up: What do you foresee as the greatest challenge of leading the class the day it’s your turn?

*Warm-up
*Get back letters of introduction
*Work time on stories



T9/14
Due: Nothing

Homework: Nothing

Warm-up: What do you foresee as the greatest challenge of leading the class the day it’s your turn?

*Warm-up
*Get back letters of introduction
*Work time on stories


R9/16

Due: Draft of lesson
Homework: “The Drunkard” (blk 7); “Rape Fantasies” (blk 8)

Warm-up: List out all that you need to get done today.

*Warm-up
*Work Time

M9/20
Due: “The Drunkard” (block 7); “Rape Fantasies” (block 8)

Homework: “Hills Like White Elephants” (blk 7); “Once Upon a Time” (blk 8)

Warm-up: To Be Disclosed by Group

*Warm-up
*Quiz
*Discussion
*Lesson
*Debrief