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Objectives for the Week
Essential Question: How can the mob mentality influence an individual? How does fear drive human behavior?
I can define "hysteria", "herd mentality", "phobia"
I can analyze an informational text to identify the central idea
I can analyze a text to determine how fear manipulates human behavior.
This Week's Agenda
Monday- BELLWORK: Grammar practice
- Quick Write: how can fear affect our behaviors as humans?
- Online Survey of Short Stories
- Students will read "Complexity of Fear" and answer discussion questions
- Journal #1
Tuesday- BELLWORK: Edulastic Practice #4
- Students will work in small groups to brainstorm examples of Herd Mentality found throughout history
- Students will complete a group consensus chart- What I think/ How does my thinking relate to the group?
- Students will view short clips associated with the Herd Mentality
- Read the 1960 transcript of the Twilight Zone's "The Monsters are Due on Maple Street"
- Reflective Writing_ Journal #2
Wednesday-BELLWORK: IXL Diagnostic
- Students will complete anticipation guide
- TPCASST of "I am the Mob"- group analysis questions
- Paired Passages- students will read "Why do people follow the crowd?" and "The third wave"
- Writing: Students will complete a graphic organizer, outlining a potential essay topic.
- Students will revisit the Mob Mentality chart
- Read/annotate CommonLit article on "Stanford Prison Experiment"
- Watch documentary clips
- Small group discussions
- Writing: How does fear/herd mentality play a role in the Stanford Prison Experiment?
Friday - BELLWORK: Timed Writing Recap Tips