English I - 1st/3rd
Students will be given 5 minutes to work on their vocabulary set 2 words. Once they are done, they will have 10 minutes to read their DEAR novels. Finally, they will be introduced to their work for the week. Individually they will complete a series of tasks building up to the point where they will write their own story in the style of "The Seventh Man" featuring one of the other people present in the beginning of the narrative.
English I Honors - 2nd
Students will have the first 5 minutes of class to work on their set 2 vocabulary words. After that, we will finish the movie from Friday. Once we have completed the movie, students will work individually or with a partner to research the ancient Greeks and then create a new narrative to "The Odyssey" featuring a new/original god/goddess OR one that was not in the original story. As a third option, they may attempt to modernize the tale as well. They will have the rest of the week to finish.