Do Now Author’s Purpose Review: List three reasons why someone would create a piece of writing.
Objective • SWBAT define seven new vocabulary words in their own words and use them in a sentence. • SWBAT identify and describe an author’s purpose for writing an article
Vocabulary 1. Diligent: Adjective: Having or showing care and conscientiousness in one's work or duties. 2. Benevolent:Adjective: Well meaning and kindly; Serving a charitable rather than a profit-making purpose. 3. Haughty: Adjective: Arrogantly superior and disdainful 4. Disdain: Noun: The feeling that someone or something is unworthy of one's consideration or respect; contempt. 5. Hypothesis: Noun: A proposed explanation made on the basis of limited evidence as a starting point for further investigation. 6. Venerable: Adjective: Accorded a great deal of respect, esp. because of age, wisdom, or character 7. Restrained: Adjective: Characterized by reserve or moderation; unemotional or dispassionate.
Exit ticket • He showed his _______ for broccoli by refusing to eat it. • Samantha can be so ________ when she acts like she is better than us. • The scientist tested his ___________ in a lab experiment. • The cops _________ the two boys who were about to fight. • The _________ old man gave all of his money to the poor in his will. • Mike is a __________ worker; he always gets his work done and is happy to help others with theirs. • He was a man of eternal self-sacrifice, and that is always ______________. Haughty Venerable Disdain Benevolent Hypothesis Restrained Diligent