The world has dark pages in its history, but each event in history teaches a lesson .
Quote Hard work spotlights the character of people: some turn up their sleeves, some turn up their noses, and some don’t turn up at all”
RIF: Reference and research
Word of the Week: decorum (noun)proper behavior.
Essential question: How can one person make a difference when encountering a social challenge?
Objectives: 1. Compare and contrast two texts using test based information to support or refute an opinion
2. Understand and appreciate non-fiction
3.Understand an author’s use of biography
4. Maintain a journal based on reading selection.
Monday _
Warm up : Poem of the week The Man He Killed Thomas Hardy
Class work: Compare and contrast video adaptation of a play to the written text.
Warm up: POW
Class work: MDL. Page 756 Define Vocabulary words sing context clues. Story—Harriet Tubman)
Warm up: Poem of the Week (POW)
Classwork: Audience reading and discussion—Harriet Tubman Conductor of the underground Railroad MDL page 757-764
Home work : Journaling
Warm up: POW
Classwork: reading and analysis of “A letter to Harriet” by Fredrick Douglas MDL page765

Home work: Speaking and listening route map assignment (due 5/19)
Friday :
Warm Up: Paedeia
Classwork: Point of view creative writing – sequel to the wolf’s story in The Three Little Pigs or Red Riding Hood

“I still believe, inspite of everything, that people are really good at heart.”
From The Diary of Ann Frank