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No Comprendo. Review “Strategies for the Active Reader” on pg 614 Read the “No Comprendo ” handout Use the Active Reader Strategies!!!! With a partner, answer the questions on the back!. No Comprendo Answers.

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No comprendo
No Comprendo

  • Review “Strategies for the Active Reader” on pg 614

  • Read the “No Comprendo” handout

    • Use the Active Reader Strategies!!!!

  • With a partner, answer the questions on the back!


No comprendo answers
No Comprendo Answers

  • 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.

  • Didn’t take into account? Her niece’s life ISN’T OVER!!!


No comprendo answers cont
..No Comprendo Answers (cont)

4. 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.


Paragraphs

Paragraphs

Chapter 16, pg 316


Paragraphs1
Paragraphs

  • 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.


Topic sentences
Topic Sentences

  • Topic Sentence states the main idea of a paragraph

    • The most general sentence in a paragraph

    • All other sentences explain, describe, extend it

    • Is not always found at the beginning of the paragraph.

    • Contains the topic and the controlling idea.

    • Exercise 2 (pg 318)


Activity 2 pg 318
Activity 2 pg 318

  • 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.


Controlling idea pg 327
Controlling idea (Pg 327)

  • The point the writer makes about the topic

    • Gives the author’s opinion or information on the topic.

  • Backpacking trips are exhausting.

Topic

Controlling idea

_____________

exhausting.


Pre writing stations explore different controlling ideas
Pre-Writing Stations – Explore different controlling ideas.

  • Break into groups

    • Each group will stop @ 3 prewriting stations

    • Each station has an assignment

    • Each group will spend 8 minutes at each station.

  • At the 3rd station, spend 10 minutes on the handout – Outlining/Evidence Gathering

  • Journal Assignment – This week’s assignment is to write a 1-2 page paper (formatted correctly)




Elements of good writing

Elements of Good writing

Chapter 2, pg 20


The subject
The Subject

  • What is writing all about? Your topic must have a purpose:

    • Tell a personal story (Narration)

    • Provide information (Information)

    • Discuss the effects (Cause/Effect)

    • Explain how to do something (Process)

    • Take a stand (Persuasion)

    • Convince you (Persuasion)


Purpose the writer s intention
Purpose: The Writer’s Intention

  • Entertainment

  • Inform – present facts

  • Persuade

  • Activity 2 (pg 22)


Purpose in writing activity 2 pt 22
Purpose in Writing- Activity 2, pt 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

information

entertainment

persuasion

information/process

persuasion


Audience intended readers
Audience: Intended Readers

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)


Voice attitude
Voice: Attitude

  • Attitude towards the subject matter

  • Attitude towards the audience

  • 1st person – “I”, informal

  • 2nd person– “You” informal, persuade, instruct

  • 3rd person – “he, she, it, they” – formal


Unity
Unity

  • All parts relate to a central theme. EVERY SENTENCE SERVES THE SAME THEME.

  • Activity 6 (pg 26)


Unity activity 6 pg 26 27
Unity – Activity 6 pg 26-27

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.

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.

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.

to connect. Sometimes teenagers and their younger brothers and sisters fight over the most trivial things.

feelings that are valid. Many adults like to look back at their own childhoods. Pets are often remembered fondly. Conflicts

Adults without children have none of these concerns. The need for privacy is


Coherence
Coherence

  • Clear and logical progression of thought

    • Key words

    • Careful pronoun reference and synonyms

    • Transitions

    • Activity 7 (pg 28)


Coherence activity 7 pg 28
Coherence- Activity 7 (pg 28)

  • More than one billion web pages currently exist online and are accessible to the public. These pages are not numbered. They are not organized. They do not come with a table of contents or an index. It is as if people all over the world took all their books and magazines, ripped out all the pages, and dumped them into one gigantic pile. In the past five years, that pile has grown bigger and bigger and bigger.

  • So how do you find your way through this maze of information? The answer is, search engines. As with any technology, some very smart people have devised new search engines for the Internet, based on the lessons of the previous generation. Names like Google, Yahoo! and Alta Vista have become well known. They will likely be your best bet for quickly finding what you need on the web.

  • So how do you find your way through this maze of information? The answer is, search engines. As with any technology, some very smart people have devised new search engines for the Internet, based on the lessons of the previous generation. Names like Google, Yahoo! and Alta Vista have become well known. They will likely be your best bet for quickly finding what you need on the web.

  • More than one billion web pages currently exist online and are accessible to the public. These pages are not numbered. They are not organized. They do not come with a table of contents or an index. It is as if people all over the world took all their books and magazines, ripped out all the pages, and dumped them into one gigantic pile. In the past five years, that pile has grown bigger and bigger and bigger.


Quiz this is jeopardy
Quiz! This Is JEOPARDY

  • Get a partner

  • Complete the worksheet together

  • Need 20/25 correct to get an A!

  • http://jeopardylabs.com/play/jeopardy-english-10-week-2-quiz

    http://jeopardylabs.com/play/jeopardy-english-10-week-2-quiz


Vocabulary presentation 2
Vocabulary Presentation 2

  • 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!


Homework
Homework

  • Chapter 2, 16 (all activities and exercises)

  • Writing: Journal: 21st Century Communications

  • RWS “The Changing American Family, ” pgs 674


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