Class Agenda 57A – Independent Reading

Date: 12/13/17

2017 Week (s)

Opening Song “Get You” Daniel Caesar ft. Kali Uchis (4:33- 2017)

Do Now: Think about where you are in your Independent Reading Book. Answer the following question based on if you’re at the- ANSWER ONLY 1

  • Beginning- What are the characters’ major problems/conflicts?                                                        (4 Sentences)

  • Middle-  Which characters uphold stereotypes? Which ones disrupt them?                                      (4 Sentences)

  • End- Which characters best reflect what the author is trying to say about are in life and in society?                                                                                                                                        (4 Sentences)

Announcements:

  • NATIVE SON Test on next time we meet! There’s reading time today if you’re trying to brush up. 
  • ET tomorrow- it’s supposed to be cold and we’re supposed to be outside for much of the day.  – please plan accordingly. 

SLT’s and HW Check 

SLT- I can track developments in the characters throughout the course of my independent reading book. 

Circle the verbs, underline the nouns

 Mini-Lesson

  • Review Do Now Questions as they relate to our anchor text-
  • Beginning- What are the characters’ major problems/conflicts?
    • Bigger is trapped in poverty with no possible way out because of his race
    • Bigger has his internal conflicts. He rages and does not follow the norms of society. He’s volatile, temperamental, reactive.                                     
  • Middle-  Which characters uphold stereotypes? Which ones disrupt them? 
    • Bigger- Black males are lazy and dangerous.
    • Daltons- white people are rich and manipulative                              
  • End- Which characters best reflect what the author is trying to say about life and society? 
    • Bigger- Some/Most black males never have a chance in society. From the start of the book, Bigger is the rat, fated to die young and without a real chance for anything better in life.                                                     

Practice (3 min)- Revise your Do Now question if you have a better understanding. Share with your partner.

Independent Work Time: 

Option 1- Read for 20 minutes +

Option 2- Read for 20 minutes +. Jot down your thinking about your book’s characters in your notebook. 

Conferencing-

  • Lauren with Thesis.
  • Josh with books

Exit Ticket- Summarize your reading for the last 20 minutes. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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