Week of November 12 - 22

posted Nov 14, 2013, 6:47 AM by Shelly Krill   [ updated Sep 10, 2016, 10:20 AM by Lisa Griffin ]
I hope you all enjoyed your Veteran's Day Holiday. I am grateful to my family and friends who have served and to their families who supported them while they were deployed. Thank you also to those in our community who have served and continue to serve. My extreme gratitude for you all.

Wow! Ender's Game has been quite the trip! As we get move toward the Thanksgiving Holiday break we will be wrapping Ender's Game, the key themes from the book, the connections to The Outsiders and, of course, going to see the newly released movie.

Here's the plan...

Tues, November 12 - Discuss the end of the book, likes & dislikes
Wed, November 13 - Vocab review (list 6)
Thurs, November 14 - What does it mean to be gifted? How is Ender gifted? How are we gifted?
Fri, November 15 - Discussion and notes on key themes of the book - how we use our gifts is important, world peace and the price of it, is Ender heroic, etc

Mon, November 18 - Prepare for test
Tues, November 19 - PRIOR TO CAREER DAY FIELD TRIP - Ender's Game test (multiple choice and one essay question)
Wed, November 20 - Vocab quiz (list 6)
Thurs, November 21 - Ender's Game the Movie (permission slips are due on November 20!!)
Frid, November 22 - Understanding the differences between the movie and the books, director's choices, effectiveness of the visual story v. the book