Friday, October 9, 2009

Agenda: TGIF October 09, 2009

Quote of the Day:  "What you leave behind is not what is engraved in stone monuments, but rather what is woven into the lives others."  - Pericles

Learning Targets:
* Students will learn cooperative text analysis through text based discussion - Socratic Seminar
* Students will understand the meaning of the English novel they are reading (Awakening or Lord of the Flies)

1.Discuss Field trip to UTSA (for Juniors). We leave at 6am on Tuesday.
(5 min total)
2.  Expectations for Socratic Seminar:
You will be assessed as follows:
50% on the Annotation and Questions written on the Funeral Oration text.
50% on the Notes on a separate sheet of paper and your reflection at the end. 
I will collect both the packet and separate sheet at the end of the period.
3.  Socratic Seminar on "Novel Essay" with  Students will be placed into 6 groups and then 1 facilitator/captain of each group will have a laptop that is logged into  As you discuss the text, add questions and comments through Edmodo and reply and help other groups through the laptop.
4.  Debrief on "Novel Essay" and Edmodo.  Collect Annotations, Questions and Reflections at the door.

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