Thursday, January 17
· Students form groups of 3 or 4 (no more than 4)
· Students select one article per group
· Each student takes on a role
o Roles include Summarizer, Illustrator, Discussion Director, and Connector
· All students read, discuss, and take notes on the article they are reading
· Students should clearly label their notes and keep their notes in their notebooks
· After completing the first article, students should select another article to read (repeat process above)
Students who finish early may have time to finish their study guide for Act I and/or read quietly.
Friday, January 18, 2008
Students should create a “one-pager” based on Act I of Romeo and Juliet. They should work with a partner to create an attractive representation of Act I. They can include images and quotations. They must include the title of the work and the author.
Students who finish early may read quietly.
Tuesday, January 22, 2008
Journal: Write a definition of love. You must write at least one paragraph containing at least 5-10 sentences.
Students should create personalized license plates for at least 4 characters in the play. They should write their ideas on a page in their notebook and be prepared to share on Wednesday.
Students should also write at least two “letters never sent” from one character to another character in the play. They should choose at least one different character for each letter. Students should keep these letters in their notebook, and I will check them on Wednesday.
Students should create a portrait drawing of one character from the play. This should be colorful and represent the student’s understanding of the character.
Students who finish early may read their supplemental novels quietly, work on their reading logs, begin memorizing a speech from the play, or work on learning logs.