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E10 june1 2011

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E10 june1 2011

  1. 1. Wednesday, June 1, 2011<br />http://www.teamradio.ca/canucks/<br />http://canucks.nhl.com/<br />Presentations, Novel quiz, response, and discussion (events, conflict, theme)<br />
  2. 2. Housekeeping<br />Website<br />Group discussion notes<br />Answer key to “Additional Information About Verbs,” handout<br />Party – Monday, second half of class<br />
  3. 3. Presentations<br />
  4. 4. Novel Quiz/Reading Response (Part 1) 15 minutes<br />Multiple Choice Quiz /5 marks<br /> Close your books <br />Circle the best answer<br />When you are done, hand in your quiz and get the “Reading Response” handout from me<br />2. Reading Response – see handout /5 marks<br />
  5. 5. Reading Response (Part 1)<br />Throughout both novels the protagonist and other characters often make serious or profound statements about people or life. For example, <br />Junior: “I think the world is a series of broken dams and floods, and my cartoons are tiny little lifeboats.” (p. 6)<br />Christopher: “. . . loving someone is helping them when they get into trouble, and looking after them, and telling them the truth. . .” p. 87<br />Take a few moments now to see if you can locate one or more of these. Write them down on the paper provided.<br />
  6. 6. Philosophical Statements<br />True Diary / Curious Dog<br />Written on board; not transcribed<br />
  7. 7. Reading Response (Part 2) 15 minutes<br />Pick one of these philosophical statements from your novel and write a brief personal response or reflection. You may choose to agree, disagree, explain how it relates to the character’s experience in the story, or how it relates to your own experience.<br />
  8. 8. Group Work – Part 1<br />1. True Diary p. 169-230 / Curious Dog p. 155-221<br />Vocabulary and clarification (5 minutes)<br />Key Events (5-7)<br />Conflicts<br />2. Wrap up <br />Most important event(s) in the novel (1-3)<br />Most important conflicts in the novel <br />(and how they were resolved)<br />Was the ending appropriate? Satisfying? Discuss. <br />Total time = 40 minutes<br />
  9. 9. Group Work – Part 2<br />Meet with a group studing a different novel than you<br />TD#1&2 + C#1<br />TD#3&4 + C#2<br />Share<br />briefly describe the main character <br />the most important conflicts <br />the most important events<br />Make sure you explain *why* they are important!<br />
  10. 10. For the Exam<br />For any question<br />explain your answer clearly<br />then, provide support by referring to the story<br />it is not enough to “memorize” what was discussed in your group; you need to understand and be able to explain your own ideas and any ideas you got from group discussions<br />For conflict<br />who/what is it between<br />cause/why<br />how it develops<br />is it/how it is resolved<br />
  11. 11. Homework<br />For Monday, June 6th<br />Make notes on your secondary character<br />Bring food, drinks (non-alcoholic!), and music (party in the second half of class)<br />For Wednesday, June 8th – quiz and exam<br /><ul><li>grammar review links on website
  12. 12. review your notes and group discussion notes (available online)
  13. 13. complete the handout “Judging Characters” and “Theme” (available online) – no marks – for study purposes only.</li>

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