Objective: I can participate effectively in a group discussions with diverse partners about our upcoming reading of Into the Wild in order to build on others’ ideas and express my own clearly and persuasively (SL11-12.1). Agenda:
Entry Task: Sit with the group assigned to you on the board. Get out your composition notebook and prepare to take notes on the prezi by labeling Into the Wild by Jon Krakauer on the next blank page.
Follow along to the prezi, taking notes on the connections between “To Build a Fire” by Jack London and Into the Wild by Jon Krakauer
As a class, popcorn read the Author’s Note to Into the Wild
Review the Group Work rubric and self-assess where you are at prior to the discussion.
Each group will be called on to share their thoughts on one of the questions
Re-assess your participation in the discussion on the Group Work rubric
Exit Task: In your composition notebook answer: After reading and discussing the author’s note, what do you expect to find in the rest of the book? How did the discussions and reading today contribute to these predictions?
Begin with: Based on the discussions and the author’s note of Krakauer’s Into the Wild, I expect . . .