English Language Arts
Students worked with a partner to refine their theme statements based on the following criteria:
1. Clarity - do I understand what is being communicated?
2. Supportability - is there evidence from the novel to support this?
3. Depth - is this statement too obvious?
HOMEWORK: Bring 1 perfectly refined theme statement to class tomorrow
Students received a preview of our Renaissance unit. They will use this to organize information throughout the unit and then as a study guide. We reviewed ideas from yesterday's class.
Homework: What were The Crusades?