Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014


Day 25

  • Happy Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014

  1. Finish watching the last 25 minutes of the movie, and finish your notes.
  2. Compare and contrast--Disney version versus Greek myth.
  3. Turn in your notes to the drawer please, after you put your name on them.

New Vocab List (Oedipus)--(handout)

Oedipus Rex
  1. We are embarking on a reading of the Greek tragedy, Oedipus Rex, or Oedipus the King.
  2. Now, I need you to do some background reading.

Background Reading and Annotating
  • Start in class, and finish for homework.

  1. Mythological Background                                             (p. 65)
  2. Tragedy and the City                                                      (p. 67)
  3. Conventions of Greek Drama                                     (p. 68)
  4. Aristotle’s Influence, starting at “Aristotle and, nevertheless….”        (pp. 69-70) 

Comp Strats

Day 25
Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014

When You Come In
  • Sign in.
  • Grab your book and your pink sheet.

  1. Take the vocab test.
  2. Turn it in the drawer as soon as you finish it.
  3. Read and relax until I stop you.
  4. Started test at _________
(Ending about 2:25)

Read and Relax (Thirty Minutes)
  1. ...no music today--please put your phones and headphones away.
  2. Started at

3rd Block (checklist on schoology)

4th Block
Read-aloud and Strategy Practice
  1. Grab a copy of the article, “Sibling Face-Off.”
  2. Number your paragraphs, like I’m showing you on the big screen.
  3. Draw  a family tree showing your LINEAGE on the front right corner--I need parents and you and your siblings; do you know how to draw that?
  4. As I read, I’m going to ask you to use specific reading strategies:  connect, clarify, and comment mainly.
  5. I need to hear from everyone in discussion, so at times I will call on you by name, rather than asking for hands of volunteers.
  6. Adamaris, will you put a check mark next to people when I call their names?

Pair-Share to Answer Questions
  • At the end of the reading, there are eleven questions I want you and your partner to answer together.
  • Here’s how it works:
  1. Read the question aloud.
  2. Talk about possible answers.
  3. Refer BACK TO THE TEXT to check your answer.
  4. Each of you write the correct answer on your paper.
  5. Keep focused on your work, because you need to complete the questions in fifteen minutes.
  6. When you complete questions #1-11, come get the answer key, and check your answers.
  7. “X” any you got wrong, then talk with your partner about why you guys missed that one.
  8. Put your name on your packet, then turn it in to the drawer, please.
Think about it:  why didn’t we read the questions first on this assignment?


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