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Unformatted text preview: to help you connect to essential questions for the unit. YOUR EXAMPLE: MS. A'S SLD
ESSENTIAL QUESTION: What do the various motifs (and tone and other literary devices used in conjunction with them) throughout the novel illustrate about Martel's purpose and major themes of the novel? Example SLD continued... Your active task: You will be draw a number from the basket. Find other members of the class with the same number, and complete the activity on your handout. You will have 15 minutes to complete this task. Example SLD continued... The Discussion Portion: You will now get into a wholeclass Socratic seminar format. Discuss your responses to the prompts. Are they at odds with one another? If so, what can we discern from this? If not, how do they all work toward a common goal (purpose/theme)? Keep in mind the essential question: What do the various motifs (and tone and other literary devices used in conjunction with them) throughout the novel illustrate about Martel's purpose and major themes of the novel? Monday, February 22nd Homework for tonight: Be reading and annotating! (Chapters 3746 are due tomorrow) On deck for Tuesday: WE will be revisiting the `LITERACY OF WORLD RELIGIONS' HANDOUT. Please print a copy off of my website and bring it with you. You will also have some time to read....
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- Spring '09
- Life of Pi