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WEEK 33. Honors World Literature. Clear your desk of everything. You will have 9 minutes to complete your English EPAS. . Do Now: Monday, April 28 th , 2014. SWAT participate in a Socratic Seminar which causes scholars to discuss and debate Achebe’s purpose in writing “Images of Africa”.

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do now monday april 28 th 2014

Clear your desk of everything.

You will have 9 minutes to complete your English EPAS.

Do Now: Monday, April 28th, 2014
objectives

SWAT participate in a Socratic Seminar which causes scholars to discuss and debate Achebe’s purpose in writing “Images of Africa”.

Objectives
norms of socratic seminar
Norms of Socratic Seminar

Scholars need to have an understanding of the text.

Do not need to raise your hand.

Actively listen (what does this look like?)

Use the text as evidence for your answers.

Question one another!

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Spend the next 10 minutes reviewing the questions on your handout.

Jot downs ideas to contribute to the discussion.

Prepare textual evidence to support your ideas.

discussion rubric 10 points total
Discussion Rubric: 10 points total

No or limited ( not well thought out) response: 0

Response that answers a question: 5

Response that uses evidence: 8-10

exit slip
Exit Slip

On a half sheet, do the following:

review

Define the following terms and give example sentences for each.

Appositive

Coordinating Conjunction

Subordinating Conjunction

Adjective combining

Review
answers

Appositive: a description that describes the noun right beside it. (non-essential)

Jimmy’s brother, whose name is also Jimmy, likes to skateboard.

Coordinating Conjunction: joining two independent clauses using a conjunction.

Daniella left her house without saying goodbye to her parents, for she was upset with them.

Subordinating Conjunction: joining an independent and dependent cause using a comma.

Because my flight is leaving at 8:50am, I need to leave my house at 6am.

Adjective combining:joining two adjectives to describe a subect.

The big, green balloon flew away.

Answers
stations activity

There will be 4 stations that test different ways to use commas.

  • You and your group will have 8 minutes at each station to write down answers on a sheet of looseleaf.
  • The group with the highest points total will receive 2 Extra Credit points. 
Stations Activity
answers1

Quiz #1

Quiz #2

Quiz #3

Quiz #4

Answers
start chapter 9

Chapter 9 Questions:75: Describe the story Okonkwo’s mother used to tell him. What natural phenomenon did it explain?

  • 77: Describe Ekwefi’s dilemma. How is it cured? Give examples from the text.
  • 79: Explain why the medicine man mutilates the child. What is his goal? What does this practice show about the Ibo’s beliefs about life after death?
  • 86: Explain the Ezinma’s task. What are they trying to have her prove?
Start Chapter 9
do now wednesday april 30 th 2014

Clear your desk of everything.

You will have 9 minutes to complete your English EPAS.

Do Now: Wednesday, April 30th, 2014
objectives2

SWBAT identify the theme of Hubert Harrison’s “The Black Man’s Burden”: a response to Rudyard Kipling’s “The White Man’s Burden”.

Objectives
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