"Good Readers, Good Writers"
- Everyone starred his/her most thoughtful, most detailed RJ response to Nabokov's essay.
- I called on people who volunteered a strong answer. I didn't hear from everyone today, but those people who didn't get to speak much will be our top priority Monday.
- As people shared responses, I reminded everyone to make sure and answer the questions fully, using examples from the text to support your responses.
- I reviewed how the RJ should be formatted and what the left-hand pages should be used for.
- At the end of our discussion, several people shared their left-hand-page answers.
- We reviewed people's myth definition wiki responses.
- We pulled out some common characteristics.
- We didn't create a complete definition today, but we're on our way.
- We went over pages 49-50 as a way of thinking about how myths still resonate today.
- We got our feet wet with four mythology powerpoints today--Nick, Tyler, Brad and Cassey.
- We took notes.
- We decorated/designed our nametags. :-)
- Read “Popular Mechanics”, and do the RJ. (p. 7) You will need to find out what kind of magazine "Popular Mechanics" is, and you'll need to read a Bible story.
- Vocabulary Review
- We studied the three new words for a couple of minutes, and then we spent some time reviewing them.
- We identified the four different kinds of reading, and we talked about why we read (different purposes).
- I passed out the Reading Records, and each person filled one out.
- I passed out the Daily Reading Logs, and I explained how to use them, and everyone filled one out.
- Everyone decorated/designed a name card.
- We read "Why Do They Do It?
- We answered the questions, then checked our answers in class.
- We had about forty minutes to read in third block, and we had about twenty minutes ini fourth block.
- Bring your binder and dividers Monday.
- Read for thirty minutes on your own.