English 9RCP

9/11 Sneeze:

Write five sentences about where you think the short story The Most Dangerous Game is going, or your predictions.  What do you think will happen next?

Character chart for Rainsford, General Zaroff, and Ivan continued in groups and then as a class.

Read story together, as a class.

9/11 English 2

One section (period two) of English 2 had the tenth grade assembly.

The other section (period three) practiced public speaking without placeholders by using a game, and then wrote a sneeze about something unusual that has happened to them.

9/8 English 9RCP

Sneeze:

When you first meet Rainsford in The Most Dangerous Game, what is your impression of him.  (What do you think of him).  You may use your books to look back at the text.

Check journal entries for 5 points credit

Character chart of Rainsford, General Zarof, and Ivan – what do we know about them?

read together in class

9/8 English 1 Agenda

9/8

Sneeze:

When you first meet Rainsford in The Most Dangerous Game, what is your impression of him.  (What do you think of him).  You may use your books to look back at the text.

Character Chart in groups, then as a class

Read “The Most Dangerous Game” in small groups

9/8 English 2 Agenda

Sneeze:

If you had to write a biography of your life, what would you title it and why?

Go over summary basics.

How to Summarize: Get to the point!

1.Read the text.
2.Don’t let big words scare you.
3.Ask, “What was this text about?”

Your Answer:

  • Should be a complete sentence or two
  • Should cover main point and key ideas
  • Should be in your own words
  • Shouldn’t just be a word or two

Rubric is in the following document: Rubric Summaries

Homework: You owe me TWO summaries by Monday!  Summary (1) of the Prologue/Parodos, and (2) of Scene One.

9/7 English 1 Agenda

Sneeze

What constitutes a valuable life? Why? Where do you get your beliefs about this from? (If you don’t believe that all lives are valuable, give examples of types of lives that are not valuable and explain why they’re not. If you believe that all lives are valuable, explain why even serial murderers’ lives and terrorists’ lives are valuable.)

Begin reading “The Most Dangerous Game” as a class.

Define more vocabulary as we go.

We stopped reading on page 45, right after the paragraph that says, “my clothes will fit you I think.”

9/7 English 2 Agenda

Sneeze:
Name three people whose lives have been improved by knowing you, and explain why.  Write at least one page.

Begin reading Antigone in small groups, filling out characterizations of the main characters as you go.

 

9/7 9RCP Agenda

9/7

Sneeze (12 minutes)

What constitutes a valuable life? Why? Where do you get your beliefs about this from? (If you don’t believe that all lives are valuable, give examples of types of lives that are not valuable and explain why they’re not. If you believe that all lives are valuable, explain why even serial murderers’ lives and terrorists’ lives are valuable.)  Please write at least SIX sentences.

Begin reading “The Most Dangerous Game” as a class.

Define more vocabulary as we go.

We stopped our reading on page 43, right before the paragraph beginning with the word “Mirage.”

Homework: Complete Sneeze work from 9/6 and 9/7 if not completed in class for credit tomorrow.

9/6, 9/7, 9/8 Drama Agenda

9/6

Sneeze:

What production role are you most interested in doing and why?

Finish going over production roles
Warn about a quiz of stage parts on 9/7
Go over historical project requirements and rubric, which are both in the following attachment:

historical presentation

9/7

Quiz on the Parts of the Stage
Work on historical group project

9/8

Work on historical group project

Turn in electronic copy via email to Ms.Navarro by emailing no later than midnight on Sunday 9/10.  Be prepared to present.

Email: jennifer.navarro@ouhsd.k12.ca.us