Presentation is loading. Please wait.

Presentation is loading. Please wait.

To Kill A Mockingbird: Reading Journal Introduction & Chapters 1-2 Get your TKAM folder ready. Get your TKAM folder ready. Get out a clean sheet of paper.

Similar presentations


Presentation on theme: "To Kill A Mockingbird: Reading Journal Introduction & Chapters 1-2 Get your TKAM folder ready. Get your TKAM folder ready. Get out a clean sheet of paper."— Presentation transcript:

1 To Kill A Mockingbird: Reading Journal Introduction & Chapters 1-2 Get your TKAM folder ready. Get your TKAM folder ready. Get out a clean sheet of paper. Get out a clean sheet of paper. At the top of the page, label: “Mockingbird Journal” At the top of the page, label: “Mockingbird Journal”

2 Journal Entry On the left side of the paper under your title (Mockingbird Journal), label today’s date: On the left side of the paper under your title (Mockingbird Journal), label today’s date: – September 10, 2012 This is the first entry in your To Kill A Mockingbird Journal. From this point on, you will label each entry with the date and heading/topic of the day. This is the first entry in your To Kill A Mockingbird Journal. From this point on, you will label each entry with the date and heading/topic of the day. It is YOUR responsibility to maintain this journal. It will be submitted after the Chapters 1-5 quiz on September 20. It is YOUR responsibility to maintain this journal. It will be submitted after the Chapters 1-5 quiz on September 20.

3 Vocabulary: Ch Assuage: to soothe, to ease 2.Benevolent: having good intentions 3.Malevolent: having bad intentions 4.Ethical: relating the values of right & wrong 5.Mortified: embarrassed beyond belief 6.Apprehensive: hesitant or reluctant, unwilling to do something 7.Diminutive: very small 8.Desolate: empty or completely deserted 9.Sluggish: moving slowly, dragging on 10.Aloof: not appearing to care

4 Video: “The Great Depression” The following video consists five segments. The following video consists five segments. Watch each segment of the video, and then answer the questions on the screen. Watch each segment of the video, and then answer the questions on the screen. This entry follows right after your Chapter 1-5 vocab. Please title: “The Great Depression.” This entry follows right after your Chapter 1-5 vocab. Please title: “The Great Depression.”

5 The Depression Begins

6 Black Tuesday

7 Short Answer Directions: Read each of the following statements or questions and respond in 2-3 sentences. Directions: Read each of the following statements or questions and respond in 2-3 sentences. 1.Briefly describe the event of "Black Tuesday" and its significance. 2.Describe at least TWO key events that lead to the Great Depression.

8 Welcome to Hooverville

9 Short Answer 3. What was a “Hooverville?” Describe the conditions of such a place.

10 The New Deal

11 Short Answer 4. Describe FDR’s Fireside Chats and their significance.

12 The Second New Deal

13 Short Answer 5. What event finally lifted the United States out of the Great Depression and WHY it was able to do so?

14 TKAM Group Project Introduction Team up with your group members. Team up with your group members. Discuss your findings: What interested you the most? Angered you? Surprised you? What did you learn? (5-10 minutes) Discuss your findings: What interested you the most? Angered you? Surprised you? What did you learn? (5-10 minutes) List the FIVE most interesting facts about your topic AND at least one of the above topics from your group discussion. List the FIVE most interesting facts about your topic AND at least one of the above topics from your group discussion. Create a poster that displays your information. (15-20 minutes). Make it look pretty! (colorful, pictures, use the entire page!) Create a poster that displays your information. (15-20 minutes). Make it look pretty! (colorful, pictures, use the entire page!) Present your information to the class (2-3 minutes each). Present your information to the class (2-3 minutes each).

15 Quick-Write: Answer ALL of the following questions in a PARAGRAPH of 5-7 sentences. Remember: you must write for the full time. Be sure to label the heading and date. Group discussion to follow. 1.What does it mean to grow up? 2.How important are parents in shaping their children’s values and beliefs? 3.What is the role of the community in shaping young people’s values and beliefs? 4.How can we ensure that people are treated equally even though they differ in race, wealth, religion, etc.? 5.What is your definition of prejudice? Does prejudice still exist today? Explain your reasoning.

16 Reading Workshop: Get your TKAM books ready! Get your TKAM books ready! Immediately begin reading Chapter 1 (where we left off, p. 4). Immediately begin reading Chapter 1 (where we left off, p. 4). Finish Chapter 1. Move on to Ch. 2, or find something else to read. Finish Chapter 1. Move on to Ch. 2, or find something else to read. Review questions to follow. Review questions to follow. Group presentations after. Group presentations after.

17 Chapter 1: Short Answer Questions: RESTATE the question in your answer. 1.How many years older than Scout is Jem? 2.How did Scout's mother die, and how old was Scout when it happened? 3.Who is the young boy that visits Maycomb every summer? 4.Why do you suppose there is a whole page on the history of the Finch family? How does the history help the reader? (3-5 sentences).

18 Vocab Bell-Ringer: Use of the following words in a sentence. One sentence for each word. Be sure to enter date and topic in your journal. Assuage, Benevolent, Malevolent, Ethical, Mortified Hint: look at your previous notes for the definition.

19 US History: Civil Rights Pre-viewing question: answer in your “Mockingbird” Journal Consider the ideal expressed in the Declaration of Independence that “all men are created equal.” Do you think the United States has always operated under this idea, or have we, as a country, fallen short of this idea? Explain in 4-5 sentences. Consider the ideal expressed in the Declaration of Independence that “all men are created equal.” Do you think the United States has always operated under this idea, or have we, as a country, fallen short of this idea? Explain in 4-5 sentences.

20 US History: Civil Rights Post-viewing question: answer ONE of the following in your “Mockingbird” Journal: How might America be different today if people such as Martin Luther King, Jr., Malcolm X, and Robert Kennedy hadn’t been murdered? Explain your answer in 4-5 sentences. How might America be different today if people such as Martin Luther King, Jr., Malcolm X, and Robert Kennedy hadn’t been murdered? Explain your answer in 4-5 sentences. Reflect on at least ONE of the many issues that divided the country during the civil rights movement? Were these issues overcome? How? Respond in 4-5 sentences. Reflect on at least ONE of the many issues that divided the country during the civil rights movement? Were these issues overcome? How? Respond in 4-5 sentences.

21 Chapter 2: Short Answer Questions: RESTATE the question in your answer. 1.What does the new teacher from northern Alabama not understand about her Maycomb students? 2.What type of people are the Cunninghams? 3.For what you have read so far, make THREE predictions about what could happen next, explaining the reasons for your predictions.

22 Bell-Ringer: Today we will assign new numbers for the clicker system. Today we will assign new numbers for the clicker system. Take a clicker from the basket on your desk. DO NOT press ANY buttons. Take a clicker from the basket on your desk. DO NOT press ANY buttons. Quietly await further instructions. Quietly await further instructions.

23 TKAM Ch. 1-2 Journal Entries You will submit your journal entries tomorrow, September 20, Please ensure you submit ALL of the following items: 1.Chapter 1-5 vocab (10 terms) (9/10) 2.“The Great Depression” Video Questions (9/10-11) 3.Quick-Write (9/13): growing up & values 4.Chapter 1 Review Questions 5.Vocabulary Sentences (9/17): 5 total 6.“Civil Rights” video pre-write and post-write (2) (9/17-18) 7.Chapter 2 Review Questions (9/19)


Download ppt "To Kill A Mockingbird: Reading Journal Introduction & Chapters 1-2 Get your TKAM folder ready. Get your TKAM folder ready. Get out a clean sheet of paper."

Similar presentations


Ads by Google