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Unit 3: 1984

1984 Resources:
1984 Reading Schedule
Audio Book (with Text)
Audio Book (no text)
Online Text [click here to see how the page numbers of this PDF align with the chapters]

Friday, December 15th
Final Part 1: Socratic Seminar

Wednesday, December 13th
Please refer to  for quick write, target, and notes
In class...
1. Independent Reading
2. Quick Write
3. Review information for the final
4. Work time to prepare for Final Exam. Please utilize the Socratic Seminar Cheat Sheet as a study guide to prepare for Friday's Discussion. You will need to turn in some kind of proof that you have prepared for the discussion.
5. Don't forget about your finals!
-Part 1: Socratic Seminar (Friday, December 15th)
-Part 2: Rewriting History Assignment (Presentations on Finals Day)
-Historical Event Proposal --> due ​Monday, December 11th  
-Rewriting History Graphic Organizer --> due by the end of class    on Friday, December 15th  

Monday, December 11th
Today, we jumped right into reading 1984

1. Read chapters 3-4 of Book 3
2. Showed Proposals for Final project to Mrs. Foley
3. Read chapter 5 of Book 3
4. Journal: Was Winston's betrayal justified? Why or why not?
5. Don't forget about the upcoming finals...
-Part 1: Socratic Seminar (Friday, December 15th)
-Part 2: Rewriting History Assignment (Presentations on Finals Day)
-Historical Event Proposal --> due today, December 11th  
-Rewriting History Graphic Organizer --> due by the end of class    on Friday, December 15th  

For next class...
Book 3, Chapters 6 (aka finish the book)
Pages 287-298 in the book 
Pages 202-209 on the PDF



Thursday, December 7th

Please refer to Notes 12/7 for quick write, target, and notes
In class...
1. Independent Reading
2. Quick Write
3. Discuss Chapter 1- Ignorance is Strength and Chapter 3- War is Peace from our last class
4. Watch BBC Video about Tienanmen Square (see power point)
5. Read No one died in Tienanmen Square
6. Watch informational video about Tienanmen Square (see power point)
7. Discuss Final:
-Part 1: Socratic Seminar (Friday, December 15th)
-Part 2: Rewriting History Assignment (Presentations on Finals Day)
-Historical Event Proposal --> due Monday, December 11th  
-Rewriting History Graphic Organizer --> due by the end of class   on Friday, December 15th  

For next class...
Book 3, Chapters 1 &2
Pages 225-260 in the book
Pages 156-183 on the PDF

 

Tuesday, December 5th
Please refer to Notes 12/5 for quick write, target, and notes
In class...
1. Independent Reading
2. Quick Write
3. Read Chapters 6-8
4. In partners, read Chapter 1 (Ignorance is Strength) and Chapter 3 (War is Peace) of Goldstein's Theory and Practice of Oligarchical Collectivism
The first time through your chapter, read and take notes on what is confusing, words you don't know, concepts you don't understand, etc.
We will continue working with these chapters at the beginning of class on Thursday.

For next class...

Read Book 2, Chapter 10
Pages 218-224 in the book
Pages 151-156 on the PDF

Friday, December 1st
Please refer to Notes 12/01 for quick write, target, and notes
In class...
1. Independent Reading
2. Quick Write
3. Quiz #3
4. Mini-Lesson: Contrasts and Contradictions (see power point)
5. Contrast and Contradiction Practice
6. Read chapters 5-7

For next class...

No reading homework this weekend! We will start with the end of chapter 7 in class on Monday

 Wednesday, November 29th
Please refer to Notes 11/29 for quick write, target, and notes
In class...
1. Independent Reading
2. Quick Write
3. Questions about last night's reading
4.  1984 Jigsaw Review
Plot Resource with note catcher
Character Resource with note catcher
Context Resource with note catcher
Theme Resource with note catcher

For next class...

Read Part 2- Chapters 2-4 for Friday!
Through page 147 if you're using the book
Through page 103 if you're using the PDF 

Monday, November 27th
Please refer to Notes 11/27 for quick write, target, and notes
In class...
1. Independent Reading
2. Quick Write
3. Questions about last night's reading
4. Partner Quiz
6. Read 1984

For next class...

Read Part 1- Chapter 8 and Part 2- Chapter 1 for Wednesday!
Through page 117 if you're using the book
Through page 81 if you're using the PDF 

Thursday, November 16th
Please refer to Notes 11/16 for quick write, target, and notes

In class...
1. Independent Reading
2. Quick Write
3. Questions about last night's reading
4. Reading Quiz
5. Background information mini-lesson (see power point)
6. Read 1984

For next class...

Read Part 1- Chapters 5-7 by the end of break.
Through page 81 if you're using the book
Through page 56 if you're using the PDF 


Tuesday, November 14th
Please refer to Notes 11/14 for quick write, target, and notes

In class...
1. Independent Reading
2. Quick Write
3. In small groups, read The Spy by Bertolt Brecht, and answer the discussion questions (see notes above)
4. Review 1984 Reading Schedule 
5. Read Part 1- Chapter 1 together 

For next class...

Read Part 1- Chapters 2-3 for Thursday!

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