World Lit: We Need Feminism Because…

Standard:

  • ELAGSE9-10RI7 Analyze various accounts of a subject told in different mediums (e.g., a person’s life story in print and multimedia), determining which details are emphasized in each account.

Learning Target: I will analyze various accounts of why people identify as feminists to determine which details are commonly emphasized.

Activator: 

NEW WORDS!

  1.  Jauntily- lively, carefree manner
  2.    Petty- not important
  3.  Intolerable- unbearable; painful; cruel
  4. tactless – unskilled in dealing with people
  5. tarantella- a lively whirling intallian dance for two people
  6. excruciating – cause intense mental or bodily pain
  7. retribution- punishment; revenge
  8. disreputable- not fit to be seen or approved
  9.   rubbish- nonsensical (talk or writing)
  10.   slander- attack the good name and reputation

VOCAB QUIZ!!!!! and then a lovely video 🙂

Work Session: Welcome to Friday!! Today we’re going to read the end of Act II in A Doll’s Housewhich means we will need the following characters:

Nora
Rank
Maid
Krogstad
Mrs. Linde
Helmer

This is really setting us up for the big finale in act III – what do you think Nora is going to do to solve her problem? Write a quick prediction paragraph (this can be turned in later as your TOTD)!

Next up, let’s check out this gallery: http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/2013/06/20/why-cambridge-needs-feminism_n_3471562.html

What do you think of these signs? I hope you like them, because I’d like for you to make one! We’re going to create our own little Why I Need Feminism gallery. I’ll snap a pic of everyone with their signs, and then set it to music. We’ll watch the video next week!

Closing Session: Predictive paragraph TOTD; take photos of We Need Feminism signs

Differentiation: Process (varied length reading parts)

Assessment: TOTD could be graded, formative checks while reading

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