Thursday, May 18, 2017

Monday, May 22nd

The "old" teacher is back!  I missed teaching you!

Goals:  To gain background knowledge to help us gain a better understanding of The Pearl, the next book we are reading To practice research and presentation skills.


Collect Giver books
Group jigsaw-there will be eight groups.  I will choose them.  Here are the topics:

1)Getting to know John Steinbeck, the author

2)Getting to know The Pearl

3)Literary elements in The Pearl

4)Setting of The Pearl

5)Coastal Terrain in The Pearl

6)Mountain Terrain in The Pearl

7)Historical Context for The Pearl

8)Colonialism in The Pearl

I will give your group the handout you need to complete the assignment. You will be completing a Google slide presentation and presenting it to the class on block day.

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