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1. Discuss your novel in lit circles. 2. Identify reasons why your novel is a “bildungsroman.” 3. Identify 3 quotes with your lit circle which impact the reader’s understanding of the main character, plot, or other characters Monday, Feb. 23rd
Activity One – 25 minutes Discussion – Mini Fishbowls
Tuesday, Feb. 24th 1. Discuss your Facebook project in 4 rounds– share how it demonstrates your knowledge of the main character and a significant moment in the novel for that character. 2. Listen to your peers, ask questions about their work, and validate their hard work
Presentation of FB Character Pages Activity 3 1.Put your first/last name and HOUR on your note card in the upper right corner 2.Write down each person’s name and one thing you liked about their project REMINDER: Put your name on your NOTE CARD 1.CIRCLE your three favorite FB projects 2.IF you are completely done, turn in your project to me. 3.EVERYONE turns in their note card.
Wednesday, Feb. 25th 1.Quiet, sustained reading for 35 minutes. 2. Prep answers to questions for tomorrow’s 10 minute group Fishbowls 3.Correct MCA pretest. 4.Time permitting: Practice “contextual reading” strategy for the MCA exam on March 19 th.
25 minutes – Quiet Reading Read if you need to finish the novel You need to be done reading the novel by THIS FRIDAY! Done reading? Write down answers to questions on next slide – prep for Thursday’s 5 min. Fishbowl discussion
End of the Novel Mini Fishbowl- Thursday’s Questions 1.Briefly summarize the novel overall - [ likes, dislikes, author’s style, plot/ message the author is sending, questions you have, questions for the author] 2. Explain why this is a bildungsroman novel – 3. Should this novel be used next year in small lit circle groups? Yes, no // why, why not–
Thursday, Feb. 26th Complete/practice mini Fishbowls for each group: Sit anywhere for now…
Activity 4 – 10 minutes max each Discussion – Mini Fishbowls / all groups
End of the Novel Mini Fishbowl- Thursday’s Questions 1.Briefly summarize the novel overall - * likes, dislikes * plot / story summary and questions you still have *author’s style & message the author is sending *Questions for the author 2.Explain why this is a bildungsroman novel- DISCUSS: 2.5 Other things you’d like to talk about: 3.Should this novel be used next year in small lit circle groups? DISCUSS:
Meet in the MAIN COMPUTER LAB tomorrow to begin paper on your novel