Periods 2 & 6 Literature Circles ~ November 2010

Writing Focus for the Quarter: Expository



Lit CIrcle Schedule

Reading Material:

Tangerine by Edward Bloor
The Contender by Robert Lipsyte
The Outside Shot by Walter Dean Myers
Various Magazine and online articles

Viewing Material:

#1: Lebron: What Should I do?

Essential Questions:

-Where & when did sport begin?

-How is sport defined? (What do you think a sport is?)

-Are all sports competitive? Is competition necessary to define a sport?

-Why are sports so important in our lives?

-Do sports influence you & your family’s lives?

-What can athletics teach us about life?

-What makes some sports more popular than others?

-What can professional athletes teach us about life?


-How do sports shape our society? Our world?