- Introduction to new unit: Dystopias
Tuesday - Introduction to Vocab Lesson 4; Vocab.com is assigned
- Discuss the Dystopian genre.
- Read "There Will Come Soft Rains" (both the poem by Sara Teasdale and short story by Ray Bradbury)
Wednesday - Writer's Notebook: "Give 3 benefits of technology. List 3 drawbacks to technology. How much tech is too much tech?"
- Discussion of "There Will Come Soft Rains"
- Complete discussion questions and instances of personification.
Thursday - Writer's Notebook: "Friday Freewrite!"
- Introduction to 1984
- Bring books and begin reading in class.
Friday - Guidance Counseling Session
HW - Finish Ch. 1 of Book 1 of 1984. Quiz is on Monday.