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Friday
October 14, 2011 (10.14.11)
1. Materials
2. Agenda (4th period)
Minutes
Composition Book
+ Pen or Pencil
Planner
5-7
2
1
15-20
15
Activity
Warm Up
Homework
Fiction SLM: Concepts 1 & 4
Read: Harrison Bergeron
New Teams / Team Builder
HAMPTON Binder
3. Special Announcements
 Did you know that the point system ends next
Wednesday? This gives you 4 days to earn as many
points as you can!
Warm Up
October 14, 2011 (10.14.11)
Volume-O-Meter: 0 (No Talking)
Time: 5 Minutes
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Word Part of the Day: dict— to say
1. Brainstorm at least 3-5 words with the word part of the
day in it. Now, make a context clue sentence that helps
give away the meaning of the word.
2. What did you think of yesterday’s story, There Will Come
Soft Rains? Out of curiosity, what role did the setting
play in this story…in other words, how did the setting
help the story achieve it’s goal of informing,
entertaining, etc.?
Transition
Student
Planner
Homework
Date
Given
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Friday
10.14
Assignment
Record
in Student Planner: Rubric
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Use either There Will Come Soft
Rains OR Harrison Bergeron
• LL Entry 6: Change any aspect
of the setting from one of
these stories (physical,
temporal, social). Write and
explain how that change in
setting would affect the story.
BASIC
Due Date
Monday
10.17
Transition
Fiction
SLM
SLM
Unit Essential Question:
What makes a great story?
Key Text(s):
Short stories, movie clips
Concept 1:
The Reader
1. What do “good” readers do?
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Concept 2:
Plot
4. How does the structure of a
story work?
2. Why should I set a purpose
before I read?
3. What is “interacting” with a
text, and why should I do it?
Vocabulary
Written conversations
Vocabulary
Plot (Freytag’s Triangle),
exposition, conflict, climax,
resolution
Concept 3:
Characters and Point of View
5. How can making inferences
help me understand a
character?
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6. How can a “body biography”
help me understand a
character?
Concept 4:
Setting
8. What are the dimensions of
setting in a story?
9. What is the setting’s role in a
story?
7. What is point of view and how
does it affect a story?
Vocabulary
Direct, indirect characterization,
inferencing, point of view
Vocabulary
Setting, physical, temporal, social
dimensions
Read: Harrison Bergeron
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Directions:
 Turn to pg. 24 (Unit 2) in
HAMPTON Binder
 Use comp notebook
 Read aloud; stop for written
conversations when
appropriate
New Teams!
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Directions (Volume-O: 3):
 15-20 sec Round Robin
(Partner A, closest to fish
tank is first):
 Thank all of your team
members and share with
their your nicest memory of
when you were in your team.
 Hampton will then pop up
new seating chart
Friday
October 14, 2011 (10.14.11)
1. Materials
2. Agenda (5th and 7th period)
Minutes
Composition Book
+ Pen or Pencil
Written
Conversations from
yesterday
5-7
1
5
10-15
10-15
Activity
Warm Up
Fiction SLM: Concepts 1 & 4
Activator: SMART House
Finish: There Will Come Soft Rains
New Teams / First Team Builder
HAMPTON Binder
3. Special Announcements
 Did you know that the point system ends next
Wednesday? This gives you 4 days to earn as many
points as you can!
Warm Up
October 14, 2011 (10.14.11)
Volume-O-Meter: 0 (No Talking)
Time: 5 Minutes
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Word Part of the Day: dict— to say
1. Brainstorm at least 3-5 words with the word part of the
day in it. Now, make a context clue sentence that helps
give away the meaning of the word.
2. What did you think so far of yesterday’s story, There Will
Come Soft Rains? Out of curiosity, what role has the
setting played in this story…in other words, how does
the setting help the story achieve it’s goal of informing,
entertaining…what makes this story believable within
the setting?
Transition
Student
Planner
Homework
Date
Given
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Friday
10.14
Assignment
Record
in Student Planner: Rubric
•
•
Read Harrison Bergeron (pg. 24 in
HAMPTON Binder)
Use either There Will Come Soft
Rains OR Harrison Bergeron
• LL Entry 6: Change any aspect
of the setting from one of
these stories (physical,
temporal, social). Write and
explain how that change in
setting would affect the story.
BASIC
Due Date
Monday
10.17
Transition
Fiction
SLM
SLM
Unit Essential Question:
What makes a great story?
Key Text(s):
Short stories, movie clips
Concept 1:
The Reader
1. What do “good” readers do?
S
L
M
Concept 2:
Plot
4. How does the structure of a
story work?
2. Why should I set a purpose
before I read?
3. What is “interacting” with a
text, and why should I do it?
Vocabulary
Written conversations
Vocabulary
Plot (Freytag’s Triangle),
exposition, conflict, climax,
resolution
Concept 3:
Characters and Point of View
5. How can making inferences
help me understand a
character?
S
L
M
6. How can a “body biography”
help me understand a
character?
Concept 4:
Setting
8. What are the dimensions of
setting in a story?
9. What is the setting’s role in a
story?
7. What is point of view and how
does it affect a story?
Vocabulary
Direct, indirect characterization,
inferencing, point of view
Vocabulary
Setting, physical, temporal, social
dimensions
Activator: SMART House
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Directions:
 Watch clip
 Think about what the house
can do; compare it to house in
There Will Come Soft Rains
Read: There Will Come Soft Rains
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Directions:
 Turn to pg. 21 (Unit 2) in
HAMPTON Binder
 Use written conversations
from yesterday
 Read aloud; stop for written
conversations when
appropriate