- Learning Target - I can be a productive member of a group that is working on a role play in order to practice proper courtroom procedures.
- Have you handed in...?
- 1) Pivotal Moments Essay (St. Lucy's)
- 2) Why Parents Accepted Nun's Offer Essay (St. Lucy's)
- 3) List 9 Vocab List and Study Guide
- Today's Goals:
- 1. Complete attorneys' (prosecution and defense) opening speeches. Use these samples as a guide.
- 2. Complete the attorney's closing speeches. Here are examples... DEFENSE PROSECUTION
- 3. Identify witnesses based on evidence from the story.
- 4. Identify the evidence your team will use to make your case. (Marking the text.)
- Things to Do:
- 1. Your teacher will assign your team as the prosecutors or the defense. (See handout for cast list)
- 2. Mark the text with all evidence to support your side of the case.
- 3. Help the prosecutor and the defense attorneys write their opening speeches.
- 4. Determine which witnesses you will want to question.
- 5. Help attorney write questions for the witnesses.
- 6. Help attorney write cross-examination questions.
- 7. Help the attorney write their closing remarks.
- Homework: Study vocabulary list 9. Test on Thursday!
WEDNESDAY - Double - ELA
- Do Now
- Entry Title: Annotation
- Marking a text with notes or symbols.
- Mini-Lesson: Marking Text
- 1. What are some ways we have marked text this year?
- 2. What are some of the purposes we have done so?
- Annotation Symbols
- Box = unfamiliar words
- * = important or repeating ideas
- ? = confusion or question about the text
- ! = ideas that are important or surprise you in some way
- Model annotation with Epigraph 1 and Paragraph 1 of the story. "St. Lucy's Home for Girls Raised by Wolves"
- Practice It: Star one important or repeating idea. Share out.
- Pair and Share: With a partner, annotate the section of the text from "Ay caramba..." to "Neither did they." be sure to include notes as to your thinking in order to refer to it later.
- Share out:
- 1. What are some of the marks or codes you put down and why?
- 2. What thinking did you write on the text next to the marks.
- Quick Write
- 1. Use today's annotations as a tool to answer the following text-dependent question.
- 2. Don't forget to follow TREES and explain your evidence!
- Based on your close reading today, what details repeat throughout this section of the text? What do these details tell you about how the girls and their families interact with other characters in this section? Use 3 pieces of textual evidence.
- 3. Hand in a the end of the double period on loose-leaf paper with a heading.
- Sample Starter Response
- One detail that keeps repeating is that of ostracism or being excluded or not accepted. The author mentions this twice in today's reading. For example...
THURSDAY - Single - Ramp-up
- Vocabulary Test List 9
FRIDAY - Double - ELA
- Make up Day
- Silent Independent Work Time
- You may listen to music on low volume.
- No passes, don't ask.
- We will break today.
- The following items are due.
- TREES Essay #1: Four Pivotal Moments that show the girls at St. Lucy's are adapting to their new culture.
- In the short story, "St. Lucy's Home for Girls Raised by Wolves," the girls are struggling to adapt to their new culture. This is because... For example... (4x)
- TREES Essay #2: Two examples that show why the girls' parents accepted the nuns' offer.
- In the short story, "St. Lucy's Home for Girls Raised by Wolves," the girls' parents accept the nuns' offer to civilize their children. This is because the parents do not want their children to... For example... (2x)
- TREES Essay #3: Three examples of how the girls and their parents are ostracized by other characters in the story (the wolves, the humans, the nuns).
- In the short story, "St. Lucy's Home for Girls Raised by Wolves," the girls' parents accept the nuns' offer to civilize their children. This is because the parents do not want their children to feel... For example... (3x)
- 12 sentences
- Study Guide
- When your work is completed, hand it in and you may work from your independent menu in your workbook or read your DIRT Day novel.