Books

...for 10th Grade World Literature and Composition

All weekly schedules are posted on this site. Once an unit is complete, old weekly schedules will be deleted.

If you are absent for any amount of days, be sure to check out what the class has completed and try to catch up.

Monday    1/22

Do Now: Mind-map topic: LOTF chpater 1 and 2

Classwork: Lord of the Flies
- read chapter 3 and complete assignments as outlined in the unit

Tuesday   1/23

Do Now: Here are the next five words. Define the part of speech and find synonyms to each one (at least four): oppressive, inscrutable, vicissitudes, declivities, tacit

Classwork: Vocabulary Test
Lord of the Flies

- once students have finished the vocabulary test, they can start reading chapter 4

Wednesday    1/24

Do Now: mind-map topic: LOTF chapter 3

Classwork: Lord of the Flies
- continue reading chapter 4 and complete assignments as outlined

Thursday    1/25

Do Now: Using the five words from Tuesday oppressive, inscrutable, vicissitudes, declivities, tacit write a sentence using them in the correct context (cross- check it with the synonyms you wrote down previously).

Classwork: Lord of the Flies
- finish reading chapter 4 and complete assignments as outlined
- prepare questions for Mini Socratic Seminar

Friday    1/26

Do Now: Using the mind-maps write a well-developed paragraph (9 sentences) with an introductory sentence, explanation, and a closure sentence. The aim is to look back and analyze what they have learned and understand and with which concepts they are still struggling.

Classwork: Lord of the Flies
- Finish preparing for Mini Socratic Seminar
- Hold Socratic Seminar: each group will contain one member from the small groups (two theme, two symbolism, and one of each character)
- Teacher will walk around and take notes on the conversation as well as to who is participating and who isn’t

 

Monday    1/15

Do Now: Mind-map topic:

Classwork: MLK Day

Tuesday   1/16

Do Now: Here are the next five words. Define the part of speech and find synonyms to each one (at least four): hiatus, ebullience, recrimination, tumult, tirade

Classwork: Lord of the Flies
- read chapter 2 and complete assignments (summary and groups specific one)

Wednesday    1/17

Do Now: mind-map topic: LOTF chapter 1

Classwork: Lord of the Flies
- finish reading chapter 2 and complete assignments

Thursday    1/18

Do Now: Using the five words from Tuesday hiatus, ebullience, recrimination, tumult, tirade write a sentence using them in the correct context (cross- check it with the synonyms you wrote down previously).

Classwork: Lord of the Flies
- read chapter 3 and complete assignments (summary and groups specific one)
- prepare questions for Mini-Socratic Seminar

Friday    1/19

Do Now: Using the mind-maps write a well-developed paragraph (9 sentences) with an introductory sentence, explanation, and a closure sentence. The aim is to look back and analyze what they have learned and understand and with which concepts they are still struggling.

Classwork: Lord of the Flies
- Finish preparing for Mini Socratic Seminar
- Hold Socratic Seminar: each group will contain one member from the small groups (two theme, two symbolism, and one of each character)
- Teacher will walk around and take notes on the conversation as well as to who is participating and who isn’t

 

Monday    1/8

Do Now: Mind-map topic:

Classwork: Lord of the Flies
- complete the Big Idea statement sheet
- discuss answers in class
- answer last assignment and then turn in

Tuesday   1/9

Do Now: Here are the next five words. Define the part of speech and find synonyms to each one (at least four): efflorescence, enmity, decorous, chorister, bastion

Classwork: Lord of the Flies
- introduction to the book
- watch student videos

Wednesday    1/10

Do Now: mind-map topic: Big Ideas

Classwork: Lord of the Flies
- start reading and discussing chapter 1

Thursday    1/11

Do Now: Using the five words from Tuesday efflorescence, enmity, decorous, chorister, bastion write a sentence using them in the correct context (cross- check it with the synonyms you wrote down previously).

Classwork: Lord of the Flies
- finish reading and discussing chapter 1

Friday    1/12

Do Now: Using the mind-maps write a well-developed paragraph (9 sentences) with an introductory sentence, explanation, and a closure sentence. The aim is to look back and analyze what they have learned and understand and with which concepts they are still struggling.

Classwork: Lord of the Flies
- hand out unit schedule and all assignments
- have students get together in their group and start completing the assignments