Please be honest, respectful, and school appropriate. Thank you!
Click HERE for the 10th grade course evaluation.
Please be honest, respectful, and school appropriate. Thank you!
Presentations will be 15-20 minutes in length with a partner of your choosing.
You will first take students through an engaging activity related to your chapter (5-7 min). This can be anything you'd like to do, as long as it is appropriate and relevant to your chapter.
Then, you will present critical information about your chapter (7-10 min):
1. A summary of key events in your chapter
2. Analysis of at least 2 powerful quotes from your chapter
3. At least 2 literary devices present in your chapter (images, symbols, characterization, allegory, metaphors, simile, etc.)
4. Pull out 3 vocabulary words for students to learn from your chapter & define them.
You may bring food if you would like to share.
Monday 5/15: Chapter 1 due
Tuesday 5/16: Chapter 2 due
Wednesday 5/17: Chapter 3 due. Chapter 3 presentation.
Thursday 5/18: In class reading time.
Friday 5/19: Movie in class today-VDB is sick.
Monday 5/22: Chapter 4 presentation. Chapter 4 due.
Tuesday 5/23: Chapter 5 due. Chapter 5 presentation.
Wednesday 5/24: Chapter 6 due. Chapter 6 presentation.
Thursday 5/25: Chapter 7 due. Chapter 7 presentation.
Friday 5/26: Continue watching movie.
Monday 5/29: NO SCHOOL!
Tuesday 5/30: Chapter 8 due. Chapter 8 presentation.
Wednesday 5/31: Chapter 9 due. Chapter 9 presentation.
Thursday 6/1: Magical realism film
Friday 6/2: Chapter 10 due. Chapter 10 presentation.
Monday 6/5: Chapter 11 due. Chapter 11 presentation.
Tuesday 6/6: Chapter 12 due. Chapter 12 presentation.
Wednesday 6/7: Hero's Journey review with Haroun
Thursday 6/8: Timed Write over Haroun
Friday 6/9: Haroun Final Exam (multiple choice)
If you did NOT already do the extra credit for Our Town...
1. Go see the play and get your program stamped after the show by Ms. Fry.
2. Go home.
3. In a 1.5 page, double spaced, typed response, choose one motif to follow throughout the play and connect it to a major theme that you notice. Remember, a motif must be recurring multiple times throughout. Why is the motif you have chosen significant how does the playwright use it to convey their message to the audience?
4. Submit to Turnitin.com.
5. Receive extra credit.
If you missed the Socratic Seminar for Night, your make up Seminar is Wednesday morning at 9:15 in room 1404 (the 5th & 6th period classroom). Be there or be square! :)
Click HERE to play the Kahoot review!
You can also find a study guide for the Night exam under 10th grade docs.
Happy studying! :)
¡1. Altruistic: showing unselfish concern for the welfare of others
¡2. Deportee: a person who is expelled from home or country by authority
¡3. Crematorium: a furnace where a corpse can be burned and reduced to ashes.
¡4. Benediction: a ceremonial prayer invoking divine protection
¡5. Emigration: moving from one place to settle in another
¡6. Latrine: a public toilet in a military area
¡7. Convalescent: returning to health after illness or debility
¡8. Hysteria: a state of violent mental agitation
¡9. Imprudent: not wise
¡10. Surreptitiously: in a secretive manner
Please Note: There will be NO journal assignments as homework this unit. However, you will still be completing journal writes in class at my discretion that will be due the same day. Reading quizzes are always a daily possibility as well, so make sure you are keeping up with the reading.
Monday 4/17: Begin reading Chapter 1 in class. HW: Finish Chapter 1
Tuesday 4/18: Night Vocab Quiz #1. Discussion over Chapter 1. HW: Read Ch. 2
Wednesday 4/19: Discussion of Chapter 2. Begin reading Ch. 3 in class. HW: Finish Ch. 3
Thursday 4/20: Watch The Rise of Genocide video from US Holocaust Museum. Take notes as evidence for graded discussion tomorrow. In class discussion over Ch. 2 & 3. HW: None
Friday 4/21: Graded discussion over Ch. 1-3 & video. In class reading time for Chapter 4. HW: None (unless you don’t finish Ch. 4 in class)
Monday 4/24: Webquest in the library- BRING HEADPHONES!!! Begin reading Chapter 5 in class. HW: Finish Ch. 5
Tuesday 4/25: Timed Write for Holocaust webquest & Night Ch.1-5 in class. HW: None
Wednesday 4/26: Discussion over Ch. 5. Begin reading Ch. 6 in class. HW: Finish Ch. 6
Thursday 4/27: Discussion over Ch. 6 in class. HW: Read Ch. 7 & 8 (Both are pretty short)
Friday 4/28: Discussion over Ch. 7 & 8. HW: Read Ch. 9 (finish the book!)
Monday 5/1: Night Vocab Quiz #2. Final discussion & wrap up of novel. Critical reading of Wiesel’s Nobel Prize acceptance speech. Socratic Seminar prep sheet work time.
Tuesday 5/2: Kahoot review for exam & seminar.
Wednesday 5/3: Final Socratic Seminar over Night.
Thursday 5/4: Multiple choice & short answer exam over Night.
Friday 5/5: Introduce genocide research project group presentations & choose groups.
Monday 5/8: Research project work time
Tuesday 5/9: Research project work time
Wednesday 5/10: Presentations
Thursday 5/11: Presentations
Friday 5/12: Presentations
Monday 5/15: Genocide timed write based on presentations in class.
Tuesday 5/16-Thursday 5/18: Watch The Boy in the Striped Pajamas or Life is Beautiful film
1. Memoir: a historical account or biography written from personal knowledge or experience.
2. Holocaust: a thorough destruction involving extensive loss of life, especially through fire (ie. Nuclear holocaust)
3. Scapegoat: one who unfairly takes the blame for problems.
4. Anti-Semitism: hostility or prejudice against Jewish people.
5. Beadle: a minor parish official who serves a ceremonial function
6. Genocide: the deliberate killing of a large group of people, especially those of a particular ethnic group or nation.
7. Edict: a legally binding command or decision
8. Rescind: cancel officially
9. Conflagration: a very intense and uncontrolled fire
10. Pious: having, showing, or expressing reverence for a deity
11. Invective: abusive language used to express blame
12. Harangue: address forcefully
Wednesday 4/5: Oprah & Elie Wiesel Auschwitz episode- click here to watch on YouTube.
Thursday 4/6: In class reading time- all period. Critical reading of two articles given in class on Wiesel, "Indifference is not an option" and "The Most Important Lesson of All" for graded discussion in class tomorrow. When finished, work on battle projects.
Friday 4/7: Graded discussion over Elie Wiesel articles, Oprah episode. Question to consider for discussion: Why do we study the Holocaust? Then, work time for battle projects.
NO HOMEWORK OVER BREAK!