English 10 Week 8 10/25/10- 10/29/10. Unit Two: Q & A by Vikas Swarup.
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Unit Two: Q & A by VikasSwarup
Do Now: On page 36 or 38
Do Now and discuss.
Partner work (continuation from yesterday): Share your evaluations of the three thesis statements with your partner. Explain why you think they either are or are not examples of good thesis statements.
Say goodbye to Ms. Fritz
Read “License to Kill” and answer the guided reading questions on page _____.
Homework: Finish reading “License to Kill” and answering the guided reading questions on page ____.
Theme: List and explain at least one major theme from this chapter.
Do Now: On page 36 or 38
Do Now and HW check (chart on “License to Kill”)
Review Monday’s HW: Identifying examples of strong and weak thesis statements and discussing why.
Partner work: Write a new thesis statement together.
Thesis Statement Critique/Gallery Walk
Review “License to Kill” by discussing the chart in triads and then working with partner to add to the narrative order side of the plot line.
Homework: Read “Tragedy Queen” and complete the accompanying assignment.
Identify examples of strong thesis statements by reviewing the homework from Monday night, watching a teacher-model/think aloud and writing and evaluating partner thesis statements.Thesis Statement Think-Aloud
Sample Essay Question:
Copy down Ms. Fritz’s Thesis Statement: ________________________________________
Score the thesis statement using the rubric (1-4)____________________
Explain why you gave it this score: _____________________________________________
Identify examples of strong thesis statements by reviewing the homework from Monday night, watching a teacher-model/think aloud and writing and evaluating partner thesis statements.Partner Work: Thesis Statement Practice
Directions: For this activity you and a partner will practice writing a thesis statement that fulfills the criteria on the thesis statement rubric and the thesis statement notes. You should refer to both of these while you write your thesis. Your thesis statement will be in response to the following question. Write your thesis statement in marker on the white paper and post it on the wall in the room
Identify examples of strong thesis statements by reviewing the homework from Monday night, watching a teacher-model/think aloud and writing and evaluating partner thesis statements.Thesis Statement Gallery Walk/Critique
Review the main events of “License to Kill” by participating in a triad discussion activity.“License to Kill” Triad Discussion
Review the main events of “License to Kill” by participating in a triad discussion activity.“License to Kill” Triad Discussion NotesTo Be Completed by the Recorder
Group Member #1 (name)________ said…
Group Member #2 (name) __________ said…
Group Member #2 (name) ___________ said…
Do Now: On page 36 or 38
Wrap up Triad Discussions from yesterday: 5 minutes
Presenters share hilights from triad discussion (5 minutes)
“Tragedy Queen” quiz (15 minutes)
“Tragedy Queen” review: Drishti and Michael (7 minutes)
Mini-lesson: Notes on level one, level two, level three questions.
Recall the main events from “Tragedy Queen” by taking a reading quiz.“Tragedy Queen” Quiz
Directions: Answer the following questions using specific examples and details from the chapter.
Learning Goals: SWBAT
Identify the characteristics of level one, level two, and level three questions.
Example: Why do women often “suffer in silence” or put up with abuse?
Example: Why does Neelima Kumar want to die young?
Example: Who is Neelima Kumar’s mother?
Do Now: On page 40
Do Now and HW check (leveled question chart on “A Love Story”)
Review notes on leveled questions.
Homework: Finish the book and write a response to the ending (see handout/guidelines).
Compose a thesis statement in response to a sample essay question about Q & A.Thesis Assessment
Directions: This assessment will give me important information about your comfort level/ability to write strong, clear, arguable thesis statements before you have to write the unit two essay. This information will help me plan how I teach that essay.
What message do you think VikasSwarup is trying to convey to the reader about family in the novel Q & A?
There will be a reading quiz on Monday on these last two chapters!
Summarize the qualities of level one, level two, level three questions and pose these different types of questions in a small group discussion about “A Love Story”.Small Group Discussion: “A Love Story”
Directions: For this activity you will be working in groups of four to discuss “A Love Story” by asking each other level one, level two, and level three questions and responding to each other’s questions. You will receive a citizenship grade for your participation in this group discussion. Before you begin, choose the following discussion roles.