Monday, September 29, 2014

Monday, September 29th, 2014


Day 29--Monday, September 29th, 2014

When You Come In
  1. Sign in.
  2. Upload your google doc to schoology.  See Gerrit, Sarah or Malary for help.
  3. Grab some highlighters, please, and we’re going to color!

Go to pages 71-74, and highlight the following:
  • yellow = play structure
  • pink = background
  • green = vocabulary
  • blue = gods/goddesses
  • orange = places

  1. Review the quizlet standings.  :-)
  2. Play quizlet to study the new vocab words--quiz tomorrow.
  3. After ten minutes, review the standings again!

Oedipus Rex Read-Aloud and Discussion Continue reading--yee-haw!
  1. Annotate as we go:
    1. DI = dramatic irony
    2. Things Oedipus says/does that make him a good king
    3. References to blindness and sight, not seeing and seeing
    4. Greek Myth Connections
    5. Questions (…mostly when you read on your own.)
    6. Box or highlight vocabulary words
  2. Thank you people who discussed Friday, and thank you to people who asked a few questions or made a few comments.  Your comments and questions during discussion will keep our reading of the play ALIVE!  
  3. Let’s hear from everyone today.  You don’t need to raise your hands.  Let’s go college-style and discuss like grown-ups.  :-)
  4. Sarah, can you keep track again today?

Reading We Covered
  • We read from page 32, line 642, to page 47, line 1071.


  • Quizlet vocab (quiz Tuesday)


Day 29--Monday, September 29th, 2014

When You Come In
  1. Sign in.
  2. Get a new pink daily reading log, and put your name on both sides of it, then grab your reading book.
  3. Grab a green bookmark journal sheet.
  4. Find your new seat!  (...three weeks of class left!)

Read and Relax (2:00-2:30)
  1. Complete bookmark journal #4, AFTER YOU READ THE DIRECTIONS CAREFULLY.
  2. Read and relax until I stop you.
  3. Fill out your pink sheet carefully.  A lot of people lost daily reading points, because they were missing information on their pink sheet.  :-(
  4. Turn in your book and pink sheet to the table.

  • See the schedule for WEDNESDAY (below).
  • Report to my room at 9:35, as soon as first block ends.
Organization (Continued)
  1. Pass back papers.
  2. Chart our six-way paragraphs.


  1. Picture viewing (with handout)
  2. Quizlet until I stop you (3:08-3:19)

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