Reading Department

Teacher Corner

 

The Five “Non-Negotiable” Classical Reading Class Rules:

    • Follow all directions the first time.
    • Focus on speaker.
    • Follow all posted READ 180 guidelines for each rotation.
    • Keep hands, feet, and objects to yourself.
    • Do not swear or ridicule, tease, or insult others

    Jensen's Brain Based Teaching

     

    Past Events

    Middle School Talent Show

    Essential Questions Addressed in Reading
    through Journal Entries and Discussions 

     

    ESSENTIAL QUESTIONS FOR 6TH GRADE

    □   Why do cultures create myths?  Why do people create stories?
    □   How do authors create good/enduring literature?
    □   What is a hero?
    □   What is the relationship between justice and fairness?

    ESSENTIAL QUESTIONS FOR 7TH GRADE

    □   How do societies develop a world view?
    □   How do we persuade others?
    □   How are conflicts resolved?
    □   What is a hero?

    ESSENTIAL QUESTIONS FOR 8TH GRADE

    □   How does who you are affect your fate?
    □   Why do promises or oaths matter?  Why does it matter to be a person of integrity?
    □   How do authors create good literature?

    ESSENTIAL QUESTIONS FOR 9TH GRADE

    □   To what extent do we control our own destiny or fate?
    □   What is a hero in literature and in life?
    □   What is good literature?
    □   How do the experiences of women differ from those of men?

    ESSENTIAL QUESTIONS FOR 10TH GRADE

    □   How do we engage in meaningful dialogue about literature?
    □   What is good literature?
    □   What is a hero?
    □   Why does literature matter?

    ESSENTIAL QUESTIONS FOR 11TH GRADE



    □   What is a hero?
    □   What is the American Dream?
    □   How do the experiences of women differ from those of men?

     

    ESSENTIAL QUESTIONS FOR ALL GRADES

    □   How will improved reading skills help prepare me to live a more successful, meaningful, and rewarding life?
    □   How will reading develop my understanding of both myself and the world?

     



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