- Ayn Rand biographical information
- Distribute Anthem reading/annotation guide and study guide
Tuesday - Grammar minutes - "Homophones" & Weird Al
- Read "Harrison Bergeron" by Kurt Vonnegut
- Synthesize comparisons between "Harrison Bergeron" and other provided texts/images.
- HW - Finish Synthesis paragraphs
Wednesday - Writer's Notebook: "Would you object if society sought equality not by handicapping the gifted but by lifting up the non-gifted, say through genetic engineering or biotechnological enhancement?"
- Discuss Anthem and "Harrison Bergeron" in Socratic Style
Thursday - Grammar minutes - "Usage Problems"
- POP Quiz - Anthem Ch. 1-6
- Jigsaw questions on "Harrison Bergeron"; Due tomorrow (one per group)
- HW - Ensure 100% completion of Vocab.com activities
Friday - Writer's Notebook: "Friday Freewrite!"
- Vocab. Quiz # 1
- Lit. Terms review for Short Story Unit