Week 14 November 4-8

Monday, November 4, 2013

  • The teacher will introduce/review the Literary Analysis Skill: Theme and the Reading Skill: Draw Conclusions using “How Much Land Does a Man Need?” by Leo Tolstoy.
  • The student will complete activities associated with the stories including the Critical Thinking and Reading Check questions in the textbook.
  • The teacher will introduce a lesson in the MS Test Prep Workbook and questions from Practice Test 3 from the MDE website in preparation for the Subject Area Test.

Tuesday, November 5, 2013

  • The student will analyze and respond to theme in fiction by analyzing in detail its development over the course of the text.
  • The student will complete the Critical Thinking Questions and After You Read activities in the textbook.
  • The teacher will introduce a Lesson in the MS Test Prep Workbook and questions from Practice Test 3 from the MDE website in preparation for the Subject Area Test.

 

Wednesday, November 6, 2013

  • The teacher will review the reading skills and literary analysis skills related to the selection.
  • The student will complete the All-in-One workbook pages associated with the short story.
  • The teacher will introduce a lesson in the MS Test Prep Workbook and questions from Practice Test 3 from the MDE website in preparation for the Subject Area Test.

      Thursday, November 7, 2013

  • The student will complete the selection test for “How Much Land Does a Man Need?”
  • The teacher will introduce a lesson in the MS Test Prep Workbook and questions from Practice Test 3 from the MDE website in preparation for the Subject Area Test.

 Friday, November 8, 2013

  • The teacher will introduce the short story “The Masque of the Red Death” by Edgar Allan Poe using Pearson Successnet.com and Literature books.
  • The student will complete activities associated with the story including the Anticipation Guide and Vocabulary/Reading Warm Up sheets.
  • The teacher will introduce a lesson in the MS Test Prep Workbook and questions from Practice Test 3 from the MDE website in preparation for the Subject Area Test.

Enrichment Activities will include an activity where students will create calculations to demonstrate that Pahom’s second opportunity for land is better than his first. Students will discuss their calculations and the factors that Pahom has to consider. Then, students will write paragraphs describing Pahom’s choices with regard to the two land deals.

Remediation Activities will include completing the Reading Skill Graphic Organizer A  and/or the Literary Analysis Graphic Organizer A to reinforce the reading and literary skills. This activity can be completed using cooperative learning groups.

 

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