English 11B Agenda Thursday, February 25 , 2016

English 11B Agenda
Thursday, February 25th, 2016
Today’s Lesson Objectives:
Students will be able to
 comprehend certain main ideas and universal themes
1. Using In Holden’s Words handout, write down any quotes
from Holden that you find important or favorite
expressions that may reveal Holden’s personality.
Explain the significance of each phrase, in your own
words, in the right-hand column.
2. Begin the documentary called Devil’s Playground on the
Amish tradition of rumspringa. While you are watching
this film, think about the director’s purpose in creating this
film. Take notes, on the following topics: 1) what is the
conflict here? 2) what is the director’s purpose in creating
this documentary? 3) who is the audience for this
documentary? Also, take notes on at least one of the
following characters: Faron, Gerald, Joann or Velda, and,
by the end of the film, be able to write their story in your
own words.
3. Select one word from Catcher in the Rye 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:
 Complete “I Am Born” assignment (see webpage) by
this Friday, 2/26.
 First reading quiz on Chapters 1-7 will be Tuesday, 3/1