Assignments and Due Dates
The Most Dangerous Game Hunter Vs. Hunted--due 10/18
Purpose: for students to analyze the text for different perspective and support their analysis with textual evidence.
For this assignment, student are to completely re-read the story, this time with an eye for looking for evidence that Rainsford is both the hunted and the hunter. The successful student will go beyond the obvious events and include events that provoke thinking.
The Most Dangerous Game Figurative Language--due 10/16
Purpose: to read complex text with a focus on author's use of language and how it affects meaning.
Students should first completely re-read the story using a highlighter to locate as many examples of figurative language as they can (there are at least 30...). When finished, use the guided worksheet to record the best 9 examples. Students can use no more than 2 examples of the same type of figurative language (ex. no more than 2 examples of similes etc.)
The Most Dangerous Game Comprehension--due 10/11
Purpose: To read difficult text to comprehension. Use strategies we've practiced in class to overcome areas that cause difficulty.
Unfortunately, due to copyright reasons, I won't be posting this story on-line. If you need a copy, I can email it to you.
The Most Dangerous Game Vocabulary Grid--due 10/4
Purpose: To prepare students for difficult vocabulary in the next story. Students need to define each word (in their own words) and then draw a sketch of the word or word association.
Logic Test--9/28; 10/5; 10/12; 10/19
Practice with the daily logic assignment packet. One of the pages from the packet will be the test on Friday.
The Necklace--due 9/21
Read and record thinking using rubric for active thinking
7th Grade Review--Test 9/20 POSTPONED to 9/26 due to MAP testing
Use any resource you need to prepare for a test.
You Can't Take It With You
Practice active questioning techniques.
Due: 5th Period 9/10
6th Period DUE 9/11
7th Grade Review
You Can't Take it With You