Tuesday, August 20, 2013

Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Welcome to Theater 219!
Before you get to go to the movies, you will do a bit of schoolwork.  

1. Pick up a disclosure document, and donation form. 
          If you would like to save or print a copy of our disclosure document, go to    7th Eng Disclosure Dorsey 2013-2014.doc 
and click on the "download" tab.
 To learn about the donation form, go to Donations to Our Class
2.  Find your assigned seat.
3.  Look through your disclosure document and 
       begin filling out the VIP sheet attached to it. 

 4.  We will watch a scene from the movie 
                     Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid.  
     5.  Quick Check (Elements of Literature)
6.  We will watch a short clip from the novel The Outsiders 
        by  S. E. Hinton. 
      Both of these movies are about "outsiders." 
       And, like you, the narrator of The Outsiders, at the beginning of the book, has just seen a movie with Paul Newman.  

Paul Newman as Butch Cassidy



C. Thomas Howell as Ponyboy Curtis

Discuss:  In the clip from The Outsiders, what are the. . . 

  1. characters
  2. setting 
  3. conflict
  4. protagonist
  5. antagonist 

7. Theme Pretest  -- This is a serious test.  Do your best. 
       Testing Conditions:  

  • Only the testing papers and a writing instrument on your desk.
  • No talking with other students during the testing time
  • When you are done, check your work, then turn it in as directed.
  • Remain quiet (no talking) until all students have finished the test and you have been told the test is over. 

Are you wondering what we're learning and how it relates to the state core? 

Core Standards Addressed 8-21-13

Do you have concerns or questions about The Outsiders? 
And just for fun, you could look at 

Find a list of needed materials here:  

Welcome to the 2013-2014 School Year

Teacher materials: 

August 21/22, Tuesday/Wednesday