Past Lessons

Friday, March 15, 2013

Friday's Class - Why Ask Questions?

Get the following:
  1. Composition notebook
  2. Materials (back table): Questions and Questioning Survey
  3. Five post-it note votes! (To be handed out by Mr. D.)

DO NOW - Copy!
Entry Title: Data on Display
A visual display of the opinions and beliefs of all the students in a classroom.
  1. Do Now - Why ask questions?
  2. HW Check - Pragmatic vs. Romantic Love Worksheet
  3. Reminder: If someone in class is not polite to someone, politely correct them!
  4. Quote - “A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies. The man who never reads lives only one.”  ― George R.R. Martin
  5. Today's Question: What are some of your feelings about the questions asked of you in English class?
  6. Bridge: Why might it be important for every student in a classroom to be able to answer questions about the content being taught in class and participate?
  7. Mini-lessonExplain the procedures for the Data on Display Group Activity using the Questions and Questioning Worksheet
  8. Guided Practice - Data on Display activity.
  9. Assessment - Write first draft of TREES essay on data analysis.  See Directions, part III on Questions and Questioning Worksheet.
  10. HW - TREES paragraph due Monday typed!