Agenda 2/24/2017

 

 

 

Bell Work

  1. Turn in your student-friendly FSA rubric.
  2. Be ready to participate in today’s notebook check of chapters 1-10.
    • Chapters 11-15 will be checked on Monday.
  3. If you did not finish the activities for yesterday’s readings, do so now.
    • Chapter 11 (p. 113): In this chapter, Jonas receives his first memory. What is the memory and why do you think that the Giver chose this as the first to give to Jonas? (Don’t forget to use the RACE strategy to answer this question.)
    • Chapter 12 (p. 114): Based on what you have read, what is Jonas’s ability to see beyond? Give two examples from the text of when this happens to Jonas. (Use the RACE strategy.)
    • Chapter 13 (p. 115): Respond to the following quote by discussing its significance. “If everything’s the same, then there aren’t any choices! I want to wake up in the morning and decide things.” (Use the RACE strategy to format your response.)

Class Work

  1. Follow the directions below to continue our reading of The Giver by Lois Lowry.
  2. Open your interactive notebook and set up the following portions of your reading journal.
    • Chapter 14 (p. 116): Explain the role of The Giver in the community. Why is he needed? Why does the community need to hold onto the memories from the past? (Use the RACE strategy.)
    • Chapter 15 (p. 117): Identify the subject of the memory Jonas receives in this chapter. Give at least 4 pieces of textual evidence to support your conclusion. (Use the RACE strategy to format your response.)
  3. Read chapters 14 and 15 of The Giver.
  4. TEST ON THE GIVER THUS FAR IS MONDAY.   MULTIPLE CHOICE AND RACE.

Homework

LATE FSA RUBRICS ARE DUE NO LATER THAN MONDAY!   NO POINT AFTER THAT, CORRECT?

1. Optional Summative – Random Acts of Kindness project (due March 3rd)

2. Optional Summative – Breaking Barriers Essay Contest (due March 13th) – Please submit your essay through Scholastic’s website for the contest, as well as via Office 365 for credit in our class.

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