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“The Raven”. 27 Feb. 2013. Warm-Up. **Take out comma HW to be collected **Have “to be” HW ready to be checked Rewrite this sentence to eliminate the “ to be ” verbs: I am tired, so I am going to bed. . 2/27 Agenda. Prefixes “To be” verbs Comma Rules Vocab. “The Raven”.

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The raven

“The Raven”

27 Feb. 2013


Warm up

Warm-Up

**Take out comma HW to be collected

**Have “to be” HW ready to be checked

  • Rewrite this sentence to eliminate the “to be” verbs:

    I am tired, so I am going to bed.


2 27 agenda

2/27 Agenda

  • Prefixes

  • “To be” verbs

  • Comma Rules

  • Vocab.

  • “The Raven”


Cp 2 27 objectives

CP 2/27 Objectives

  • To define unknown vocabulary in “The Raven.”

  • To understand the mood and tone of “The Raven.”

  • To identify comma rules.

  • To review vocabulary words.


Prefixes 2 27

Prefixes 2/27

  • in/im/il/ir

    • Ex.- injustice, impossible, illegible, irregular

  • inter

    • Ex.- interact, intermission

  • mid

    • Def.- middle


To be verbs hw

“To be” Verbs HW

  • What did you notice?

  • Volunteers?


Comma rules 1 3 hw

Comma Rules 1-3 HW

  • Summarize the article

  • Answers?


4 using commas to set off transitional expressions

4. Using commas to set off transitional expressions

  • Transitional expressions are added comments or information.

  • They are set off with commas because they often interrupt or digress.

  • Most of the time these expressions can be taken out of the sentence and the sentence still makes sense.

    *Try to add commas to the examples


4 using commas to set off transitional expressions1

4. Using commas to set off transitional expressions

  • Examples

  • Some studies, incidentally, have shown that chocolate, of all things, helps prevent tooth decay.

  • Ceiling fans are, moreover, less expensive than air conditioners.

  • Ozone is a byproduct of dry cleaning, for example.


5 using commas to set off interjections direct address and tag questions

5. Using commas to set off interjections, direct address, and tag questions

  • Interjections

  • Try the examples


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5. Using commas to set off interjections, direct address, and tag questions

  • Interjections

  • Examples

  • My God, who wouldn’t want a wife?

  • We had hiked for, say, seven miles before stopping to rest.


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5. Using commas to set off interjections, direct address, and tag questions

  • Direct address

  • Try the examples


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5. Using commas to set off interjections, direct address, and tag questions

  • Direct address

  • Examples

  • Officer, I swear I wasn’t speeding!

  • Did you, Johnny, or did you not cheat on your test?

  • Would you go to the store for me, dear?


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5. Using commas to set off interjections, direct address, and tag questions

  • Tag questions

  • Try the example


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5. Using commas to set off interjections, direct address, and tag questions

  • Tag questions

  • Ex. The governor didn’t veto the unemployment bill, did she?


Vobackulary

Vobackulary

  • New teams!


The raven1

“The Raven”

  • Two Foci

    • Meaning

    • Scansion

      Let’s number the stanzas together


First listen through

First Listen Through

  • Highlight any unknown words

  • Just listen

    • Try to get something out of it

    • It’s okay for it to be difficult (it should be!)

      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sXU3RfB7308


Debrief

Debrief

  • What do you think?

  • What words did you highlight? Write in these words on your copies

    • http://www.teachersfirst.com/lessons/raven/st1.cfm


Stanza by stanza

Stanza by Stanza

  • One word summaries beside each stanza

  • First 8 stanzas


Student folders

Student Folders

  • Your “Student Expectations” quiz & the Pledge/Anthem quiz goes in the folder

  • Your Auto as Haiku goes in the folder

    • Staple your Auto as Haiku reflection to the front if it is not already there

  • All other papers can go in your binder


Exit slip

Exit Slip

  • What feelings and images are associated with ravens?


Homework

Homework

  • Vocab. chart due tomorrow


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