First and fourth periods used a modified Socratic Seminar (see slideshow below) to discuss the relationship between conflict and setting in “The Sniper.”
Second and seventh periods got an introduction to the Moodle site we use in class and some more practice with Schaffer model elements by identifying selected sentences in paragraphs.
- English 8 Strategies: complete yesterday’s homework assignment (as necessary).
- English I Honors:
- work on the wiki reconstructing the arguments and counter-arguments presented in class;
- answer the following question about today’s Socratic Seminar by leaving a comment on this post. (Do NOT put your full name. Use only your first name and last initial.) What did you think of today’s discussion activity? What were two things you thought were effective about it? What was one thing you would like to have changed?