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English IV. Unit 2 Day 2- Source Credibility, Bias, Survivor’s Stories. Do-Now. Read the following sentences. Write which word(s) in the sentence that the underlined clause gives more description to. Ms. Stitt , who was a diver in college , loves to still try to be active when she can.

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English iv

English IV

Unit 2 Day 2- Source Credibility, Bias, Survivors Stories


Do now

Do-Now

Read the following sentences. Write which word(s) in the sentence that the underlined clause gives more description to.

Ms. Stitt, who was a diver in college, loves to still try to be active when she can.

English class will meet when we are done with Kiva.

Based on your knowledge that

  • adjectives describe nouns and pronouns and

  • adverbs describe verbs, adjectives, and adverbs

    Which underlined clause is an adjective clause and which is an adverbial clause?


Quick notes

Quick Notes:

  • Adjective clauses usually start with who, which, that

    • It was the coat that had the big pockets.

    • The movie, which made him cry, was a romantic comedy.

  • Adverbial clauses usually start with when, where, and other subordinating conjunctions like because, even though.

    • The flowers bloom when spring arrives.

    • After London won their bid for the Olympic games, the entire city celebrated.


Prayer andrea

Prayer (Andrea)

  • Thursday: Kasey, Friday: Jailine


Swbat

SWBAT

  • determine the credibility of a source based on biasand purpose of a text


Survivor s stories

Survivors Stories


English iv

With partner, sort all of the words listed into whether the source YES is credible, MAYBE is credible, or NO, is not credible. Add any sources you think are missing if needed.

JOURNAL ARTICLE

HOW-TO BOOK

AUTOBIOGRAPHY

Biography

EDITORIALS

Diary/Journal

Self-Help

Letters

TEXTBOOK

REFERENCE BOOK

(Dictionary/encyclopedia)

ESSAYS

NEWS ARTICLES (Non-Editorial)


Credibility what are benefits of certain sources over other sources

Credibility? What are benefits of certain sources over other sources?


For the maybe sources it helps to first determine

For the Maybe Sources, it helps to first determine:

  • Purpose Are they trying to persuade you of something? Are they trying to write to simply get out their emotions? Are they writing to simply inform you? Are they writing to make money?

    • If this doesnt help, think about if the writer has anything to personally gain by writing.

  • Bias- Do they only write one side of the issue with no understanding to the other? If not, then they are biased and not credible because they favor one side over the other.

    Would the two articles we read today be considered credible sources? Talk with a partner.


  • English iv

    HW:

    • Vocab 3 due Thursday

    • Outside reading with 3-paragraph reflection due Thursday

    • Finish the non-fiction review sheet


    English iv

    Exit:

    • Write down whether you would rather discuss child abuse, obesity/nutrition, or immigration and hand to Ms. Stitt on your way out.


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