WRITE DOWN YOUR HOMEWORK: Adjective/Adverb Quiz tomorrow!
TODAY’S GOAL IS TO continue reading your novel and have your first book club discussion.
DO NOW – Take out your novels and get reading!
It’s important for you to read at a pace (pages per day) that enables you to finish the novel and have time to complete your project. Here’s a suggested pacing for the current unit, by novel.
|Novel Title||Pages Per Day|
|Between Shades of Gray||23 pages per day|
|Book Thief||37 pages per day|
|Chains||20 pages per day|
|Counting by 7’s||26 pages per day|
|Graveyard Book||20 pages per day|
|House of the Scorpion||26 pages per day|
|Matched||25 pages per day|
|Out of My Mind||20 pages per day|
|Part Time Indian||16 pages per day|
|Tuck Everlasting||12 pages per day|
|Uglies||27 pages per day|
|Unwind||23 pages per day|
|Weasel||10 pages per day|
|Wednesday Wars||18 pages per day|
Book Club Discussion #1 – PROTAGONISTS
- Write your heading for today’s work in your notebook: use the above heading and today’s date.
- In your group today, take turns briefly sharing the details of your writing from yesterday.
- Then, discuss the following question:
What makes your main character STRONG and INTERESTING? If you feel your character is not “strong,” discuss the character’s POTENTIAL.
- Write down any valuable details from your discussion to help you write a character analysis (to be assigned soon).