Lit Circles continued

  • Please let me know when you are having your final discussion.  Some of you have divided into 9, some 10.  Green reflection sheets at the front, fill out and hand in with final set of notes.
  • Character Sketch paragraph- March 4th.
  • Choose a character from your novel (a main one), referring back to March 4th for documents and ppt  (indirect/direct characterization, STEAL)
  • To be included in paragraph: quotes to support your topic sentence, connection to core competencies (at least 1), and evidence to show how character has changed due to circumstances in the story.
  • Group project will be introduced when discussions are completed.
  • “On Friday, June 7th after school in the library, an international debate coach will be coming to Riverside. All those interested in debate or argument techniques are welcome to attend. This is a great opportunity to learn new skills and get an introduction to the lucrative field of competitive high school debate. If you are interested in arguing for a purpose, we look forward to seeing you!”  

Lit Circles continued

  • Most groups will be having discussion 9 today.  I will observe/listen in on your final discussion, please let me know when you want to begin.
  • When finished all notes, please complete a final reflection and hand in.
  • Character Sketch paragraph- choose a character from your novel (a main one), referring back to earlier in the semester (indirect/direct characterization, STEAL) write a character sketch paragraph.
  • Refer back to March 4th blog post regarding characterization.  Your paragraph must connect at least 1 core competency to your character, and you should look at how that character grew/changed over the course of the novel.
  • Group project will begin Monday

Lit Circles Wrap up

  • Final section, please let me know when you are ready to begin your final discussion
  • When completed, please fill out a green reflection form.
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  • Character traits-1w5ej0i
  •  “On Friday, June 7th after school in the library, an international debate coach will be coming to Riverside. All those interested in debate or argument techniques are welcome to attend. This is a great opportunity to learn new skills and get an introduction to the lucrative field of competitive high school debate. If you are interested in arguing for a purpose, we look forward to seeing you!”  

Lit Circle Section 8/9

  • Check in with group
  • You should be having discussion 9 soon.  I will observe your final discussion, please let me know
  • Final reflection to be completed before sending in notes.

Lit Circle Section 8

  • Discussion 8 for most
  • Read Section 9, make plan for 9th discsussion
  • Next up, notes for Section 6-10 due after final discussion
  • Group Project

Lit Circles Section 8/9

  • check in with group
  • Read next Section/work/plan for discussion
  • Final set of notes will be due after final discussion.
  • Next up: character sketch paragraph

Lit Circle Section 7

  • Most groups will be reading Section 7 today and doing their role for Friday’s discussion.
  • If you are done your work and are waiting for the group, time to work on Flip book-due Monday
  • #fliplit is the tag to use for Monday

Discussion #6 & Spoken Word finals

A block: Either discussion 6, reading section 7, plan for discussion Monday

C & D Block: Spoken Word finals in the café.  You must come to classroom at the beginning of C and D block for attendance.  You will go down with Mr. Barazzuol.  Do not leave the café, go to the bathroom before.