The week of Monday July 31st through Friday August 4th
21st Century Skill= Communication and Critical Thinking
- Students will their Syllabus
which they need to read, sign, have their parents/guardians sign, and return.
- Students will take a syllabus quiz.
- Then the class will have a discussion about Symbolism
and then create name tags that represent themselves.
- while students are working on their name tags, teachers will have individual initial conferences with them.
The week of Monday August 7th through Friday August 11th
Students will be completing their projects Monday and Tuesday
Presentations will occur on Wednesday. While presentations occur students will be taking notes.
After the presentations students will have an open notes quiz.
Students will begin reading Beowulf as a class. Students will need sticky notes to help them annotate by Friday August 11th.
The week of Monday August 14th through Friday August 18th
Students will read the first two passages of John Gardner's novel Grendel. (These can be found on Google Classroom)
Students will read "The Battle with Grendel" section of Beowulf.
Students will finish reading and annotating Beowulf as a class.
Students will have notes
The week of Monday August 21st through Friday August 25th
Students watched the 2006 film version of Beowulf.
While viewing the film they wrote 20 discussion questions in preparation for their fish bowl, which will be held on Friday August 30th.
The week of Monday August 27th through Friday September 1st
Students met with counseling on Monday.
Students were given a work day for their Beowulf project Tuesday.
Wednesday projects were do at the beginning of class.
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