April 18-22, 2016

Each day before class begins:
1. Pick up your interactive notebook from the appropriate basket.
2. Sharpen any pencils. Make sure you have a writing utensil ready.
3. Record the Clear Target into your assignment book.
4. Complete the "Do Now," and be ready to share your work.
5. Unless the item is labeled graded or independent practice/assignment, the work will be completed in class.

Monday, April 18, 2016 Clear Target: I can identify how a text fits various archetypal characters and/or plot devices, using dialogue and plot to support their conclusions.
  1. The Veldt
  2. Write at least two text-dependent questions and the answers. You will be sharing these with classmates.

Tuesday, April 19, 2016 Clear Target: I can identify how a text fits various archetypal characters and/or plot devices, using dialogue and plot to support their conclusions.
  1. Survey
  2. TDQ "The Veldt" Will have an assessment using the notes from any TDQ about this story.

Wednesday, April 20, 2016 and Thursday, April 21, 2015 Clear Target: I can identify how a text fits various archetypal characters and/or plot devices, using dialogue and plot to support their conclusions.
  1. RL.8.3.png
  2. CLOZE Notes Archetypal Characters:

Thursday, April 21, 2015 Clear Target: I can identify how a text fits various archetypal characters and/or plot devices, using dialogue and plot to support their conclusions.
  1. Independent Practice: Identify at least three archetypes in "The Veldt" and explain.Locate three characters that represent at least three different archetypes. (Remember in this story, the house is also a character.)
    1. Identify the character and the archetype.
    2. Explain why each character represents the archetype.
    3. Relate how each character/archetype affects the plot.
    4. Feedback can be found at Edmodo.

Friday, April 21, 2016 Clear Target: I can interpret the central theme of a text.
  1. Consider the information, and determine whether they strongly agree (SA), agree (A), disagree (d), or strongly disagree (SD) with the statement, using Agreement Circles: Students stand in a large circle, then step to the center in proportion to their agreement with a statement by the teacher. a. Technology makes life easier. b. The way families act reflects on the way society acts. c. It is important to be satisfied in life.
  2. Class Discussion: - What is the author trying to teach us? - What are we, the readers, supposed to learn from these characters? - Are we obligated to use technology? What responsibility to people have as parents? Students will work in small groups and brainstorm ideas for the theme of “The Veldt.” After deciding, the group will form a tableau that demonstrates their idea.
  3. Presentation
  4. Group Practice: Create a tableau that demonstrates a theme of "The Veldt."
  5. Independent Practice: Creating an H-Diagram, compare your tableau with the other groups. BE SPECIFIC. What worked? What was challenging? H Diagram.pngFeedback can be found at Edmodo.