English 10. Today: Due: Writing 1 RWS for “Active Reader” pg 614-620 Groups Sign up for Oral Presentation Day Agenda: “No Comprendo ” + RWS Paragraphs – Chpt 16 Good Writing – Chpt 2 Pre-Writing Vocabulary Quiz 1: Jeopardy. By PresenterMedia.com. Teri Tosspon. No Comprendo.
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Today: Due: Writing 1
RWS for “Active Reader” pg 614-620
Groups Sign up for Oral Presentation Day
“No Comprendo” + RWS
Paragraphs – Chpt 16
Good Writing – Chpt 2
Quiz 1: Jeopardy
Summary: The Aunt, who is a professor, of a Latina in Miami reviews how her niece is being academically failed by her school/community.
Main idea: Niece is unable to succeed in life because she lacks English skills. The educational system in America failed her.
3. Specific examples: Paragraph 4, the mother says, “It’s the whole environment”… explains that it ISNT just the school, but the whole community that failed the niece.
4. Didn’t take into account?Her niece’s life ISN’T OVER!!!
Chapter 16, pg 316
Paragraph: a group of sentences that develops one main idea. A paragraph may stand by itself as a complete piece of writing, or it may be a section of a longer piece of writing, such as an essay.
We are the great “Let’s junk it” society!
Today the hospital nurse has one of the hardest jobs of all.
Anything can happen at a county agricultural fair.
This was one of the worst situations I had ever been in.
In order to shop wisely, several basic rules should be kept in mind.
Prewrite 1:Freewrite for 6 minutes
Prewrite 2: Cluster
Prewrite 3: Write 10 interview questions - ask your peers those questions
Chapter 2, pg 20
Inform – present facts
Activity 2 (pg 22)
The cost of iPods
My cell phone nightmare
Why everyone needs e-mail
How to send a text message
Why our company should upgrade now
Authors should consider:
What do your readers already know?
What are their attitude?
What are the demographics?
Will the education level/ages all be the same?
Activity 3 (pg 23)
1st person – “I” perspective, informal
2nd person– “You” perspective informal, persuade, instruct
3rd person – “he, she, it, they” perspective – formal
Attitude towards the subject matter
Attitude towards the audience
All parts relate to a central theme. EVERY SENTENCE SERVES THE SAME THEME.
Activity 6 (pg 26)
Some conflicts, of course, are a sign of healthy development within the family. Psychologists say that parents should not be fearful when teenagers challenge authority. Challenging authority is a normal part of the maturing process. Adults without children have none of these concerns. The need for privacy is also normal during adolescence and should be respected rather than feared.
On the other hand, when the right moment comes along and a teenager wants to talk, parent should not miss the opportunity to connect. Sometimes teenagers are their younger brothers and sisters fight continually over the most trivial things. Most important of all is the need for parents to be sensitive to the feelings of their teenagers. Remember, adolescence does not last for a lifetime, but a good relationship between parent and child can.
opportunity to connect. Sometimes teenagers and their younger brothers and sisters fight over the most trivial things. Most important of all is the
maturing process. Adults without children have none of these concerns.
or feelings that are valid. Many adults like to look back at their own childhoods. Pets are often remembered fondly. Conflicts between parents and
Many parents fear the time when their children reach adolescence. When that time does come, some parents are afraid to give their children freedom to make choices. These same parents do not admit that their children have any ideas or feelings that are valid. Many adults like to look back at their own childhoods. Pets are often remembered fondly. Conflicts between parents and adolescents are bound to develop.
Groups must sign up for weeks 3-9
If you do not present (or miss your presentation) you may only get 50points IF you hand in the words you are supposed to present!
Way to remember: A witch is a *itch that you don’t want to mess with.
WTR: 1 O = Over, happened in the past
Then ← when ?
Than = compare
WTR: ThAn for CompArison