Thursday August 4, 2011 Hubbs Center - ELL 7Agenda and Objectives http://schadt.bengalenglish.org/wp-content/uploads/2008/05/romeo-and-juliet-300x296.jpg
Today’s objectives are...We will define and practice the new words for Act4 and we will make inferences about what wehave read so far in Act 4.We will finish reading Act 4 and begin Act 5 andwill write comprehension questions about whatwe read.We will discuss and practice making anddefending an argument.We will discuss the choices for the final project.
Warm Up - Vocab and Inferences For a warm up activity today, we will: Complete an Act 4 “Words and Meanings” handout. Make inferences about Act 4, Scenes 1, 2 and 3 using evidence from the story.* Inference = http://courses.moodleshare.com/file.php/64/Images/reading_thinking.jpg
Read: Act 4! Act 5? Begin on page 78: Act 4, Scene 4. Continue using summarize and synthesize strategy while reading. Think about what you are reading, because we will writediscussion and comprehension questions about what we read today.
Writing Questions What makes a good What makes a good discussion comprehension question? question? Example: Example:Please write one discussion and one comprehension question about what we read today.
Making and Defending an ArgumentWhat is an argument?Going to schoolPublic TransportationSmoking
Final ProjectYou can work with a partner or by yourself tochoose a final project to do for the end of ourbook. All of the choices have to do with writing. You (and your partner) can either use the computer to type your final project or your and your partner can write it by hand.We will have work time in class for yourproject - Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday.We will share our projects with otherstudents on Thursday.
Final Project Choices--Compare and contrast two characters from Romeo andJuliet.--Find another example of a real life Romeo and Julietstory and compare and contrast it with ShakespearesR+J.--If you could re-write any part of the play, what wouldyou change and why?--Who is responsible for the tragedy at the end of the playand why?--Write your own fiction or nonfiction Romeo and Julietstory.--Write about what you think happens next in the play.