October 14, 2017: Monologues | Urban

If you missed session...

  • Review the slides from session
  • Be prepared to give your monologue during session next week after the college fair
  • Review the Announcements below, or in the slides!
    • Come prepared with 3-4 questions to ask during the college fair
    • Sign up for date to lead a close/deep read 
    • Continue brainstorming on summer experience ideas
    • (Optional) Work on the Minds Matter 25th Anniversary & Media Award Submission
    • (Optional) Submit a t-shirt design to Class Council!


  • Deliver monologues: focus on the 'performance' and presentation aspects of public speaking
  • Prepare for the college fair

Trio Check-in (12:30 - 12:40pm)

  • How was the week!?
  • Weekly Goal Check-in
    • What work did we complete? What did we accomplish towards the goals we set?
    • What do we plan to do next week?

Monologues (12:40 - 2:00pm)

  • Deliver monologues
  • Give feedback to the speaker
    • What did they do well?
    • What are areas for improvement?
  • Discuss common challenges as a class

Announcements (2:00 - 2:10pm)

  • Sessions for next two weeks at St. Ignatius!
  • Trio-led close/deep reads
    • We're going to start having trios sign up and lead close reads on an article of their choice starting soon!
  • College Fair next week
    • Work with mentors to come up with 3-4 questions you would like to ask to some college representatives next week!
  • Submit your t-shirt designs to Class Council by 11:59pm on Tuesday, October 17

Flex Time! (2:10 - 2:30pm)

  • Options include:
    • Work in your trios to keep brainstorming around summer programs
      • What do you want to pursue?
    • College fair questions
    • Close/deep read topic brainstorming / article searching
    • T-shirt design
    • Writing Contest