When You Come In
· Grab your manila folder, please!
1. Free Write #6
a. Page 10, if you want it
b. Ten minutes, writing whole time
c. No one will read it but me, unless you want to share it today
d. Started @ 9:53; ending at 10:03
e. If you might want to read this piece aloud today, keep it. If you are NOT going to read it aloud today, turn it face down, and pass it towards Altyn, please!
2. Folder Organization/Portfolio Preparation
a. Spreadsheet explanation w/guinea pig
b. You pick your BEST work, or the material who SHOWS who you are the BEST; remember, you can still REVISE IT.
c. Look at EVERYTHING on your green sheets and in your folder, so you really pick your best
3. Get papers back (with caveat).
4. Spreadsheet Info
5. Small Sharing Groups—did you staple the yellow comment sheets to the BACK of each piece you read?
6. 11:00—Organized turn-in of materials—all must have the rubric stapled on top, completely filled out.
a. Prompt Word Poem
b. Show, Don’t Tell Poem
c. Russian Tailor Poem
7. Please put your manila folder on the back table now.
Small Sharing Groups--How They Work; Why We Use Them; What I Expect
We are going to get into small sharing groups, and here’s why:
1. It’s sometimes daunting to read your work in front of the whole class. But reading to three or four other people can be a lot easier, more relaxed.
2. Hearing your work out loud can change the way you view it—you hear things you aren’t aware of when you’re simply reading over it in your head.
3. Your classmates have written some powerful pieces, some funny pieces, some thoughtful pieces. I think it’s important that they have an audience (more than just me) for these pieces.
What to do in your small sharing group:
1) Start with someone, anyone.
a. That writer tells the group WHAT he/she is reading, and WHY he/she has chosen to read it.
b. Then the writer reads!
c. Group members listen carefully.
d. When the author finishes, applaud, and then have each person in the group make one positive, specific comment about the work.
e. Give everyone time to fill out the comment sheets before going on to the next story.
2) Now the next person in the circle share a piece, and so on, until everyone has shared.
3) Return to the room by _________.
Questions before you get into your groups:
1. Have you reminded yourself to treat everyone with the utmost courtesy and respect?
2. Do you have your folder and your comment sheets?
3. Have you turned off your phone and put it on its name card on the heater?
· Loula’s Room Group #1
· Seberg’s Room Group #4
· Sam’s Room Group #3
· McGilvrey Group #2
Welcome to CPR!
Thursday, December 19th, 2013
Ø Type your questions here as quickly as possible—I’d like a list of five to ten questions at least at the end of five minutes:
Whole-Class Discussion—Practice for Socratic Fishbowl Final
1. Stay IN THE TEXT.
2. An inference is a reasonable guess based on the information in the text.
3. Stay focused.
4. State only inferences that can be supported by the text.
5. If it cannot be supported by the text, do not say it!
6. Be clear.
7. State your inference in thirty seconds.
Socratic Fishbowl Final Explanation (handout)
Homework = Take-Home Quiz, Page 65- end of novel
1. You may use your annotations. Make sure your answers reflect this.
2. You may not use any other people or resources of any kind.
3. It is due when you come to class.
4. Prepare for the Socratic Fishbowl.
2:20 Dismissal Schedule for Tomorrow--thanks, Ash!
Block 1 –- 8:10-9:25
Block 2— 9:50-11:05
Block 4—1:05- 2:20
Thursday, December 19th, 2013
Ø For Tomorrow: 34-44
Ø For Break: 44-70 (remainder of Frankenstein’s point of view)
Ø Find and fill in vocab words #9-17 filled in on your pink packet.AP