Opener – Think back to where you were from 2:44-3:06 on Monday, September 15? Who could be your alibi for this time spent?
- Review Changes- Opening/Closing Circle, Leave Your Notebooks.
- #204 “Try A Little Tenderness” Otis Redding (1966)
- Notebooks, Seats, Writing Utensil
- 3 (Min) Write- Journal- Who is your alibi from 2:44-3:06 on Monday September 15, 2014? Be precise explaining why this person is your %100 alibi.
- Share Out
- SLT I- I can use precise language in my claims, discussions and explanations of “Alibi”
- SLT II- I can evaluate how Adnan Syed’s use of precise language affected his case.
- SLT III- I can evaluate how people involved in Adnan’s case use precise language in their accounts.
Let’s look at page 2 of our transcript: Transcript
Sara Koenig is asking 3 boys of their whereabouts last week.
Evaluate- Evaluate (in writing) the credibility of these boys’ accounts based on the precision of their words.
Whole Class- Review the first 3 pages of the text- Consider what we know about our main characters:
For each, point to an exact line in the text where you’re getting your info from.
Continue Read Aloud-
- Serial Podcast Episode I, “Alibi”
- What do we know about Hae, Adnan, and Jay?
- Prompt- How did Adnan Syed’s use of precise language affect the case against him?
EXIT TICKET- Before we Closing Circle
- How is Adnan Syed’s use of precise language affecting his case?
- Answer in complete sentences.
- Closing Circle – Whip around, How is Adnan Syed’s use of precise language affecting his case?
Homework- Practice note taking by reading articles from the #validus. Work on Cornell Notes in your notebook.
Add the Summary at the end of your notes.
Bonus for the Brave- Summarize your article in the Comments section.
Be Precise in your language.