- We went around the room, and each person told one detail he/she remembered from yesterday's chapter, "The Monkey Garden". This showed us that visualizing when we read works to help us remember material better.
- We had a gallery walk in the hallway to view the "Monkey Garden" posters.
- I handed out the Bookmark Journal form for Visualizing, which we're going to fill out today when we are reading our own books.
Strategy--Somebody Wanted But So
I handed out an example of how the strategy works, and we got with our vocab partners from yesterday to use this strategy on 'The Monkey Garden".
- We completed the six-way paragraph.
- We read and relaxed.
- We worked on our visualizing bookmark journal.
- Ten highlights/underlinings and annotations from, "Now, Where Have I Seen Her Before?"
- We took ten minutes to write on the myth quote of our choice.
Pair-Share--Greek References and Allusions
- We got with a partner and explained the influences and references on pages 5-6.
*References and allusions you already knew?
- Midas touch
- Achilles Heel
- Pandora’s Box
*…ones that were new to you—Sisyphus; Procrustes; Pan; Tantalus
*Look at page 3.
• You’ve already selected ONE person or thing from this list, and you’re creating a powerpoint over it.
• You will also need ONE to use for your Mythological Barbie/Ken project.
• You will also need ONE to use for your Facebook project.
Total = 3 from page 3
- We had thirty-five minutes to work on the Greek mythology powerpoints.
- A lot of people told me who they were choosing for their Facebook project and their Barbie project.
- Read, highlight/underline, and annotate Professor Foster's chapter 6.