- Distribute study guide for short story test tomorrow.
Tuesday - Short Story Unit Test
Wednesday - Writer's Notebook - "If you could choose the power of flight or the power of invisibility, which would you choose? How would you use your chosen power?"
- Begin nonfiction unit with a discussion of Maus. Distribute Study Guides.
- Read Ch. 2 of Understanding Comics, by Scott McCloud
- Analyze the graphic novel form and the power that the use of anthropomorphism brings to the text.
Thursday - Grammar Minutes
- Close reading of "It's More Than Just Rain"
- Graphic organizer for article.
Friday - Writer's Notebook - "Friday Freewrite!"
- Discuss Maus with handout.
- Continue discussion of "It's More Than Just Rain."
- Final Drafts are due!