Journal: Write an example of a theme concept and a theme statement.
Agenda: Socratic Seminar Practice
Homework: Chapters 12, 13, 14
Journal: Write a potential theme statement for Persepolis.
Agenda: Discussing Theme + How it is developed
Homework: Finish Persepolis with enough time to prepare for Friday's Socratic Seminar
Journal: Find a panel in Persepolis; reproduce it in your journal and modify it to apply to your life.
Agenda: Reading and Preparation Time
Homework: Prepare Socratic Seminar Questions for Friday.
Journal: Draw an event from your life recently as a panel with a caption.
Journal: Reflect on the Socratic seminar.
Journal: Predict when Ms. Gilpin will finish grading Animal Farm essays.
Agenda: History Intro to Persepolis (PPT on right); begin reading
Journal: Introduce yourself to your new group. Write down one new fact about each new tablemate.
Agenda: Analyzing panels of Persepolis
Homework: Make sure you've completed Chapters 1-5 for discussion tomorrow.
Journal: Free Write (7 minutes!)
Agenda: Discussion Reflection + Skills; Socratic Seminar discussion
Homework: Read Chapters 6 (The Party) and 7 (The Heroes) (Text to the right)
Agenda: Socratic Seminar Skills and Practice
Homework: Read Chapters 8 and 9
Journal: What is the idea/message of this piece of art?
Agenda: Graphic Terminology (PPT to right)
Homework: Check out the essay rubric, at right, if you like.
Final draft Animal Farm essay due Wednesday 8:00.
Late work is -10% per day; last possible day Monday Nov 27th.
In-Class Reading of Persepolis starts Monday Nov 27th; buy the book if you want!
Mousetrap Extra Credit assignment is on the Home page.
Journal: What do you know about Iran?
Agenda: Analyzing Panels with Graphic Terminology - Worksheet to right (Please read the PPT and complete the worksheet if absent. Due end of class Monday.)
Homework: Final Draft Animal Farm Essay due 10:00am on Turnitin.com!
Journal: Quick reflection on the essay process.
Agenda: SS Movie
Homework: Read "Persepolis Group Roles" and take the Google Survey (coming soon!)