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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
5 using commas to set off interjections direct address and tag questions1
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.
5 using commas to set off interjections direct address and tag questions2
5. Using commas to set off interjections, direct address, and tag questions
  • Direct address
  • Try the examples
5 using commas to set off interjections direct address and tag questions3
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?
5 using commas to set off interjections direct address and tag questions4
5. Using commas to set off interjections, direct address, and tag questions
  • Tag questions
  • Try the example
5 using commas to set off interjections direct address and tag questions5
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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