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  1. Welcome to New Term! • Sit in assigned seat • Complete questions on warm up sheet • Listen for names in roll call • Have composition books READY!

  2. A Tale of Two Cities AKA Mrs. Underwood’s FAVORITE novel to teach…

  3. Discussion Partners • Write the following in composition book – • Old Bailey - • Bastille - • Tellson’s Bank - • The wine shop – • 2 minutes to find partners for each location – WRITE NAMES DOWN!

  4. Bastille partners… • At signal, find partner – take composition book! • 2 minutes to brainstorm: • A Tale of Two Cities, by Charles Dickens • The Bastille • The French Revolution • Guillotine • Return to seats at signal • Share aloud

  5. A Tale of Two Cities… insider’s edition • Author – Charles Dickens • Victorian era writer, social critic • Published serially in 1859 • Set from 1775-1793 • Two cities: London and Paris • Context: French Revolution…more to come on this

  6. Best of times…for some • King Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette • King George III and Charlotte

  7. What does it matter, Coach Ish?!? It’s 2014! • Homework – due Wed. at START of class • Using a single 8.5x11 piece of blank paper, depict how this paragraph holds true today • Depiction is up to you – pictures? Words? Paragraph? Chart? • Must use SPECIFIC and CURRENT examples from anywhere in world today • Objective: demonstrate understanding of the essential contradictions present in all of humanity • Be creative! Be specific! Surprise and enlighten me and your peers!

  8. Jaunt into the more recent past • Return DPM booklets – see score on SAR (ASSESSMENT grade this marking period) • Regardez la question: • “Do you think that Arachne and Ra have anything in common?” • Pitfall Extraordinaire…misreading question – automatic score of 0 • Second chance – one week offer ONLY