Monday, October 23

  • vocab warm-up:

  • 21. vivacity, n. – liveliness of spirit

  • 22. vivid, adj. – 1. full of life. 2. sharp and clear; graphic

  • 23. vivisection, n. – operation on a live animal for scientific investigation

  • 24. antivivisectionist, n. – one who opposes vivisection

  • Mask/Art assignment for Scarlet Letter due today

  • Nursery Rhyme analysis/commentary due tomorrow, Tuesday

  • Reading quiz on Ch. 1 & 2

  • Grammar
    • Fragments 19-2
  • Literary Criticism notes

Tuesday, October 24

  • Vocab quiz on Thursday!

    • Multiple choice paragraph

    • three words to spell correctly!

  • vocab warm-up:
    • Draw one picture that incorporates four vocab words.
    • Write a caption.
  • Nursery Rhyme commentary due

  • To summarize: to restate the main ideas in your own words

  • Ch. 3 work
    • Open book this time!
    • Give a 3 to 5 sentence summary.
  • Discuss book

    • Candy's dog
      • parallels
    • Curley's hand


  • Grammar

    • Section 20 - Run-on Sentences!

    • Exercise 20-1

  • Literary Criticism

    • finish Lit Crit Lens notes

Wednesday, October 25

  • How to draw dogs and mice
  • Vocab quiz tomorrow

    • multiple choice

    • spelling!

  • vocab warm-up:
    • Latin Roots I crossword puzzle!
  • Grammar

    • 20-2 Run-ons

  • Finish lit crit notes
  • Practice using lenses

Thursday, October 26

  • Vocab quiz - Latin Roots I
  • grammar

    • Run-ons 20-3

  • Of Mice and Men!
    • Chapter 4
    • what's going on?
  • Strange Fruit

    • Billie Holliday

  • Socratic Seminar tomorrow on the end of Of Mice and Men

  • practice using lenses
  • Work in groups of 4

Friday, October 27

  • Groups are listed on each table

  • vocab warm-up:

  • TORT (TORS): twist

    1. torture – 1. n. – anguish of mind or body; 2. v. – to cause anguish of mind or body; to twist or wrench

    2. torturous, adj. – causing torture, painfully slow or difficult

    3. torque – 1. n. – the force used to cause something to rotate(Also a noun meaning a twisted band of precious metal worn by ancient Gauls and Britons); 2. v. – to rotate or twist

    4. tortuous, adj. – twisty, windy, and difficult; not straightforward.

  • Socratic Seminar on Of Mice and Men

    • write 3 higher level questions related to the book

      • (not plot questions)

    • Get out your book

    • Take notes

    • discuss your questions with your group

  • Questions on the end of the book

    • work on with your group

  • Staple your 3 questions to the completed purple question sheet

    • turn in to the gold box!