1. WordSkills. Students took notes on Unit 5 words 20-25. They should be able to make flashcards this weekend.
2. Lesson on Binaries. Students took the following notes on binaries:
Notes for Lit Section:
Breaking down Binaries – Analysis Technique
In literature we can divide ideas into opposing sides. However, once we examine a work closer, we begin to see crossover. This crossover between opposites creates meaning.
Binary – composed of 2 opposing sides
Binary opposition important to Structuralism literary movement (Levi-Strauss main theorist)
Breaking down binaries important to Deconstructionist literary movement (Derrida main theorist)
3. Binaries in TKAM. Students created a T-graph in which they wrote ideas about the difference between adults and children. Then, they tried to find crossover. Only students who had finished reading the novel could participate.
HW: Finish Visual Journal for Monday. Finish reading To Kill a Mockingbird for Monday. Make WordSkills flashcards.