• Legend Extension work

    Posted by Heather Bowes on 11/25/2014

    1.   Legend Setting Extension Assignment

    Use the following link and view pictures of Los Angeles by clicking the right or left arrows.  https://www.google.com/maps/place/Los+Angeles,+CA/@34.064182,-118.235793,3a,75y,90t/data=!3m5!1e2!3m3!1s68786402!2e1!3e10!4m2!3m1!1s0x80c2c75ddc27da13:0xe22fdf6f254608f4!6m1!1e1

    Use this link to read information about Los Angeles.  Choose 5 pieces of information that will help us as readers to picture the setting in our minds.  Record these on a piece of paper that you will use again for this more of this assignment.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Los_Angeles

    On a blank sheet of paper, draw an aerial view type map of the Los Angeles in our book.  Label 5 locations that we have read (examples to include: Batalla Hall, the Lake sector…etc)

    You made add color if you have time.  The goal is to map out the city as you picture it while you are reading.

     

    2.     Les Misérables Plot Connections

    Use this link to find out about the story that inspired Marie Lu to write Legend.  You will need to add 5 words or concepts to the Wordsplash box.  Then you will use all 10 words in a paragraph predicting and discussing how these ideas are connected between the stories.

    http://www.sparknotes.com/lit/lesmis/summary.html

                                    Wordsplash Box

                               1.Good guy                                       6.

                                2.Bad guy                                         7.

                                3.Love triangle                                8.

                                4.On the run                                     9.

                                5.Kindness                                       10.


     
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  • Double-Entry Journal Response form

    Posted by Heather Bowes on 11/17/2014
    Complete the first two columns and bring the sheet on Friday the 21st to have a group-mate complete the third column.
     
    Please have three or more entries in column one.  Fill the second column.
     
    If you lost your copy, click here. A new one should pop-up and you may copy on a new sheet of paper, or print a new one to complete.
     

     
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  • "A Girl Named Disaster"

    Posted by Heather Bowes on 9/30/2014
    WELCOME to your pre-reading research!  Through this process you will find out more about the author, the setting, and elements of our 'coming of age' theme.
     
    Use the links to help you collect information.  You will become an expert and share your findings with your classmates.  Your final presentation will take place on Friday.  It should be between 2 and 3 minutes in length with a minimum of twelve facts.  You may choose a digital presentation (prezi, powerpoint, etc.) or a non-digital (poster, foldable, etc).  Each group member should have a turn speaking.  
     
    Author group:
     
    Girls Coming of Age:
     
    Boys Coming of Age:
     
    Mozambique: (information also in your novel starting on pg. 299)
     
    Zimbabwe: (information also in your novel starting on pg. 299)
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  • Roll of Thunder Jigsaw websites

    Posted by Heather Bowes on 2/26/2014 1:00:00 AM
    Use the following websites to help you complete your Frayer model to share with the class.  Read the website and record 3 - 5 facts in the lower right hand box of your organizer.
     
     
     
     
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  • Connections

    Posted by Heather Bowes on 11/22/2013
     Our book "Legend" was written by Marie Lu.  In an interview she indicates that she was inspired to write the book when watching Liam Neeson in the movie version of "Les Miserables". Here is a link so you may find out what plot or characters she pulled in to her book.  
     

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