Lots of different things to get done today:

1.  15 minute to read your second Life Studies book--due December 10, 2012.  
OBJECTIVE:  Relate the person in our second life studies book to ourselves and to the person in our first life studies book.  What can we learn from these people?

2.  Write a character sketch over the person your book features.
OBJECTIVE:  Practice the skills of direct and indirect characterization, as we talked about with The Crucible.

3.  Begin Vocabulary Unit #10
OBJECTIVE:  To learn four new Greek/Latin roots, as follows:
CRIMIN:  decriminalize, incriminate, recrimination
CULP:  culpable, culprit, mea culpa
ONUS/ONER:  onerous, onus, exonerate
PROB/PROV:  approbation, reprobate, reprove
CCSS:  L.11-12.4:  Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases using a range of strategies.

4.  Begin The Crucible Act I Character Sketch
OBJECTIVE:  Accurately portray our characters from The Crucible through quotes, descriptions and symbols.
CCSS:  RL.11-12.1:  Cite textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text, including where the text leaves matters uncertain.  RL.11-12.3:  Analyze the impact of the author's choices regarding how to develop and relate elements of a story or drama (e.g. how the characters are introduced and developed).

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