Monthly Archives: April 2014

Class Agenda #41- Animal Farm Chap VI

Opener- 

Do you feel more safe surrounded by police and military, or with none- people are just taking care of each other.

SLTs- 

  • I can identify evidence from a text to analyze and draw inferences from. (R1)
    • I can use close reading techniques to highlight the key points of central characters and events in Animal Farm

Texts-

Read- Animal Farm Chapter 6

CFU- Answer these discussion questions in your notebook in complete sentences.

  1. In Chapter V, Snowball is chased off of the farms by Napoleon’s dogs. If Snowball had been elected leader of the farm, how would he have run the farm? What would life have been like on the farm?- CAN BE EXPANDED TO REACTION PAPTER
  2. Why does Napoleon decide to trade with a neighboring farm and how do you feel about this in comparison to the original objective of The Animal Farm? CAN BE EXPANDED TO A REACTION PAPER.
  3. How is the windmill destroyed and how does Napoleon blame Snowball for this?

Prompts for Reaction Papers.

  • What are the conflicts in Animal Farm? What types of conflict (physical, moral, intellectual, or emotional) do you see in this story?
  • What are some themes in the story? How do they relate to the plot and characters?
  • What are some symbols in Animal Farm? How do they relate to the plot and characters?

Tasks-

Read together

As you read- Underline evidence that helps answer the above questions.

 Exit Ticket- Write your answer to discussion QUESTION 2 in the comment section below

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Class Agenda #40A- Animal Farm Chap V

Opener- 

Why do you think Napoleon urinated on Snowball’s plans to HELP Animal Farm?

SLTs- 

  • I can identify evidence from a text to analyze and draw inferences from. (R1)
    • I can use close reading techniques to highlight the key points of central characters and events in Animal Farm

Texts-

Read- Animal Farm Chapter 5

CFU- Answer these discussion questions in your notebook in complete sentences.

  1. Why does Mollie run away from the farm? In this situation (an overthrow of school/government) would you run away? – CAN BE EXPANDED TO REACTION PAPTER
  2. What changes have been made in the Weekly Farm Meetings over the year? Do you think these changes are an improvement? CAN BE EXPANDED TO A REACTION PAPER.
  3. Explain the Windmill Controversy from Snowballs Point of View.
  4. What changes does Napoleon make after he releases the dogs? Why don’t the other animals really do anything against him?
  5. If you were another pig on the farm, what would you do after Napoleon reveals the dogs? If you were an animal other than a pig, what would you do? CAN BE TURNED INTO A REACTION PAPER.

Prompts for Reaction Papers.

  • What are the conflicts in Animal Farm? What types of conflict (physical, moral, intellectual, or emotional) do you see in this story?
  • What are some themes in the story? How do they relate to the plot and characters?
  • What are some symbols in Animal Farm? How do they relate to the plot and characters?

Tasks-

Read together

As you read- Underline evidence that helps answer the above questions.

 Exit Ticket- Write your answer to discussion QUESTION 2 in the comment section below

Class Agenda #41 – Animal Farm Chap V

  • Opener- Why do you think Napoleon urinated on Snowball’s plans to HELP Animal Farm?

    SLTs- 

    • I can identify evidence from a text to analyze and draw inferences from. (R1)
      • I can use close reading techniques to highlight the key points of central characters and events in Animal Farm

    Texts-

    Read- Animal Farm Chapter 5

    CFU- Answer these discussion questions in your notebook in complete sentences.

    1. Why does Mollie run away from the farm? In this situation (an overthrow of school/government) would you run away? – CAN BE EXPANDED TO REACTION PAPTER
    2. What changes have been made in the Weekly Farm Meetings over the year? Do you think these changes are an improvement? CAN BE EXPANDED TO A REACTION PAPER.
    3. Explain the Windmill Controversy from Snowballs Point of View.
    4. What changes does Napoleon make after he releases the dogs? Why don’t the other animals really do anything against him?
    5. If you were another pig on the farm, what would you do after Napoleon reveals the dogs? If you were an animal other than a pig, what would you do? CAN BE TURNED INTO A REACTION PAPER.

    Prompts for Reaction Papers.

    • What are the conflicts in Animal Farm? What types of conflict (physical, moral, intellectual, or emotional) do you see in this story?
    • What are some themes in the story? How do they relate to the plot and characters?
    • What are some symbols in Animal Farm? How do they relate to the plot and characters?

    Tasks-

    Read together

    As you read- Underline evidence  or take notes that helps answer the above questions.

     Exit Ticket- Write your answer to discussion QUESTION 2 in the comment section below

Class Agenda #40- Animal Farm Chap V

Opener- Who’s farm would you rather live in, Snowball’s or Napoleon’s? Explain? What if you were a pig?

SLTs- 

  • I can identify evidence from a text to analyze and draw inferences from. (R1)
    • I can use close reading techniques to highlight the key points of central characters and events in Animal Farm

Texts-

Read- Animal Farm Chapter 5

CFU- Answer these discussion questions in your notebook in complete sentences.

  1. Why does Mollie run away from the farm? In this situation (an overthrow of school/government) would you run away? – CAN BE EXPANDED TO REACTION PAPTER
  2. What changes have been made in the Weekly Farm Meetings over the year? Do you think these changes are an improvement? CAN BE EXPANDED TO A REACTION PAPER.
  3. Explain the Windmill Controversy from Snowballs Point of View.
  4. What changes does Napoleon make after he releases the dogs? Why don’t the other animals really do anything against him?
  5. If you were another pig on the farm, what would you do after Napoleon reveals the dogs? If you were an animal other than a pig, what would you do? CAN BE TURNED INTO A REACTION PAPER.

Prompts for Reaction Papers.

  • What are the conflicts in Animal Farm? What types of conflict (physical, moral, intellectual, or emotional) do you see in this story?
  • What are some themes in the story? How do they relate to the plot and characters?
  • What are some symbols in Animal Farm? How do they relate to the plot and characters?

Tasks-

Read together

As you read- Underline evidence that helps answer the above questions.

 Exit Ticket- Write your answer to discussion QUESTION 2 in the comment section below

Class Agenda #41 – Animal Farm Chap V

  • Opener- Who’s farm would you rather live on, Napoleon’s or Snowballs? Why?

    SLTs- 

    • I can identify evidence from a text to analyze and draw inferences from. (R1)
      • I can use close reading techniques to highlight the key points of central characters and events in Animal Farm

    Texts-

    Read- Animal Farm Chapter 5

    CFU- Answer these discussion questions in your notebook in complete sentences.

    1. Why does Mollie run away from the farm? In this situation (an overthrow of school/government) would you run away? – CAN BE EXPANDED TO REACTION PAPTER
    2. What changes have been made in the Weekly Farm Meetings over the year? Do you think these changes are an improvement? CAN BE EXPANDED TO A REACTION PAPER.
    3. Explain the Windmill Controversy from Snowballs Point of View.
    4. What changes does Napoleon make after he releases the dogs? Why don’t the other animals really do anything against him?
    5. If you were another pig on the farm, what would you do after Napoleon reveals the dogs? If you were an animal other than a pig, what would you do? CAN BE TURNED INTO A REACTION PAPER.

    Prompts for Reaction Papers.

    • What are the conflicts in Animal Farm? What types of conflict (physical, moral, intellectual, or emotional) do you see in this story?
    • What are some themes in the story? How do they relate to the plot and characters?
    • What are some symbols in Animal Farm? How do they relate to the plot and characters?

    Tasks-

    Read together

    As you read- Underline evidence  or take notes that helps answer the above questions.

     Exit Ticket- Write your answer to discussion QUESTION 2 in the comment section below

Class Agenda #41 – Animal Farm Chap V

  • Opener- Who’s farm would you rather live on, Napoleon’s or Snowballs? Why?

    SLTs- 

    • I can identify evidence from a text to analyze and draw inferences from. (R1)
      • I can use close reading techniques to highlight the key points of central characters and events in Animal Farm

    Texts-

    Read- Animal Farm Chapter 5

    CFU- Answer these discussion questions in your notebook in complete sentences.

    1. Why does Mollie run away from the farm? In this situation (an overthrow of school/government) would you run away? – CAN BE EXPANDED TO REACTION PAPTER
    2. What changes have been made in the Weekly Farm Meetings over the year? Do you think these changes are an improvement? CAN BE EXPANDED TO A REACTION PAPER.
    3. Explain the Windmill Controversy from Snowballs Point of View.
    4. What changes does Napoleon make after he releases the dogs? Why don’t the other animals really do anything against him?
    5. If you were another pig on the farm, what would you do after Napoleon reveals the dogs? If you were an animal other than a pig, what would you do? CAN BE TURNED INTO A REACTION PAPER.

    Prompts for Reaction Papers.

    • What are the conflicts in Animal Farm? What types of conflict (physical, moral, intellectual, or emotional) do you see in this story?
    • What are some themes in the story? How do they relate to the plot and characters?
    • What are some symbols in Animal Farm? How do they relate to the plot and characters?

    Tasks-

    Read together

    As you read- Underline evidence  or take notes that helps answer the above questions.

     Exit Ticket- Write your answer to discussion QUESTION 2 in the comment section below

Class Agenda #40- Animal Farm Chap V

Opener- Take out Animal Farm- Refresh on Chaps I-IV

Animal Farm Full Tex

Write-  What are some of the differences between Snowball and Napoleon?

SLTs- 

  • I can identify evidence from a text to analyze and draw inferences from. (R1)
    • I can use close reading techniques to highlight the key points of central characters and events in Animal Farm

Refresher (10 Minutes)- Animal Farm the movie (1954)

  • Take Cornell Notes as we watch.
  • Is this film different that what you were picturing as you read?

Texts-

Read- Animal Farm Chapter 5

CFU- Answer these discussion questions in your notebook in complete sentences.

  1. Why does Mollie run away from the farm? In this situation (an overthrow of school/government) would you run away? – CAN BE EXPANDED TO REACTION PAPTER
  2. What changes have been made in the Weekly Farm Meetings over the year? Do you think these changes are an improvement? CAN BE EXPANDED TO A REACTION PAPER.
  3. Explain the Windmill Controversy from Snowballs Point of View.
  4. What changes does Napoleon make after he releases the dogs? Why don’t the other animals really do anything against him?
  5. If you were another pig on the farm, what would you do after Napoleon reveals the dogs? If you were an animal other than a pig, what would you do? CAN BE TURNED INTO A REACTION PAPER.

Prompts for Reaction Papers.

  • What are the conflicts in Animal Farm? What types of conflict (physical, moral, intellectual, or emotional) do you see in this story?
  • What are some themes in the story? How do they relate to the plot and characters?
  • What are some symbols in Animal Farm? How do they relate to the plot and characters?

Tasks-

Read together

As you read- Underline evidence that helps answer the above questions.

 Exit Ticket- Write your answer to discussion QUESTION 2 in the comment section below