* Take out your SSR Book
* Use the index card to find ONE example of figurative language (simile, metaphor, hyperbole, etc.)
* SSR Book (45 minutes)
* Discuss the question: "Would you rather be the most popular or the smartest in the 8th grade class?"
* Introduction to "Flowers for Algernon"
* Start listening to Part 1 of "Flowers" while students follow along
* Start study guide questions along the way
* Stop and discuss as a class
* WOTD - Due 9/24
* Read SSR book for 30 minutes