Wednesday, October 7th, 2015 English 11A TODAY’S OBJECTIVES: Students will examine how the author’s purpose affects his/her use of language and choice of form (MCPS 3.4.2) AGENDA: 1. Complete grammar warmup #22. 2. With clock buddy, read pages 10-23 from A Lesson Before Dying using the “X Marks the Spot” reading strategy. Identify any of the following and turn in when complete: X = this is something new I learned ! = this is important ? = I have questions about this 3. Students will finish teaching one word from A Lesson Before Dying vocabulary handout. Using a dictionary and/or thesaurus, define the word, its synonyms and antonym, part(s) of speech, and use in sentence. Teach this word and its proper usage to rest of class. HOMEWORK/UPCOMING DUE DATES: Read pp. 24-33 from A Lesson Before Dying by tomorrow.