Lit Circle Wrap Up & Character Sketch

  • Most groups are having discussion 8 or 9 (A block), or finishing up and working on their character sketch for either protagonist or the antagonist.
  • When finished discussion 9, please fill out a green reflection form, hand it in with your yellow self assessment.
  • Please see MondayTuesday’s post for a reminder on the character sketch.  This is due the first day  back, please post on your blog as soon as you are done #litcirclecharactersketch a or b

Lit Circles

  • most of you are nearing the end of the book.
  • When completed, please fill out a green final reflection sheet handed in with your totaled self assessment for discussion, /36
  • You also need to write a written character sketch about either the protagonist or antagonist. see a review on yesterday’s post.  Keep in mind the use of adjectives to describe character, evidence from the story to support, use at leas2 quotations.

TKAM Chap 19-21 The Trial continues

  • 10 minutes to work on journal response #2
  • #tkamstoryboard is now due, please put on your blog.
  • Review of 18…next up, Tom Robinson takes the stand.
  • What do we know about Dolphus Raymond from Chap. 16?
  • What do we know happened on the night of Nov. 21st?
  • Compare the description of the Ewell home to that of the African American community nearby?
  • Read Chap. 19-21

TKAM The Trial begins

  • 20 minutes to work on storyboard or Journal response #2
  • Chap 17-18 The Trial begins, what do we learn about Mayella’s life?

Lit Circles 7

  • Discussion 7, or reading Section 8
  • What is your reading schedule for next week?
  • When finished, new reflection, character sketch

TKAM 15 & 16

  • Chap 15: The Mob
  • Time to work on storyboard-due Monday #tkamstoryboard
  • Theme chart
  • Journal Response #2 due next Tuesday, December 18th

TKAM Part 2 Begins (Chap 12-14)

  • Chap 12:  Review these questions before reading.
  • What do we learn about Tom Robinson in this chapter? What can we piece together about Tom Robinson and his family that Scout does not understand?
  • Why do you think that Harper Lee chose to write a scene in which Scout and Jem go to church with Calpurnia? How does this scene help us better understand the complexity of the characters? What themes does it prompt us to think more deeply about?  Why do you think Harper Lee added the part about where Cal sleeps when she stays over?
  • Read Chap 13 & 14


Lit Circles

  • Most of you are having discussion Section 6
  • Finish Character Sketch
  • Make sure you have sent your notes in.
  • Read Section 7, prepare notes for Discussion 7, your goal is to have had discussion #7 by Friday