If you have group members who were absent yesterday, but present today, take a few minutes to debrief them on the first section. If you miss a discussion, you are still responsible for the missed work.
Finish reading Section 2. Make sure you review the new role BEFORE you begin reading, there are sticky notes at the front, help yourself!
Prepare work for discussion #2, it should be in the second half of today’s class or first thing tomorrow.
Lit Circle Book Talk: Please listen carefully to the summaries. We are on a tight reading schedule and you will be expected to read and do some work at home. Choose the book based on your own reading level, speed, and interest. NOT who else wants to read it.
Chief Seattle made a speech to US Congress in 1854, right before he was forced to sign over the title to his land his ancestors had resided on for generations and then having to move onto a government created reserve. In this amazing speech, he eloquently describes his relationship with the land, water, sky, and animals and foreshadows his concerns for the future.
Now let’s watch the video of this amazing poem “The Elders Are Watching” written by David Bouchard and illustrated by Roy Henry Vickers. Write down the good and bad things.