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  1. English I March 11th – 15th

  2. *NEW* Table Assignments! • Table 1: Cristian, Angelina, Camila, William • Table 2: Stephanie, Victor, Crystal, Kevin • Table 3: Johnny, Katie, Kateryn, Brayan • Table 4: Chris, Jose, Jerry • Table 6: Phoung, Phuc, Pau, Santiago • Chairs up front: Luis, Edgar

  3. Daily Oral Language # 14 • Please identify only the parts of speech (noun, verb, adjective, adverb, etc.) in the sentence. • we have drank all of the fruit punch but mother will buy some more for we kids

  4. Greek and Latin Roots and Affixes death mort mortality I know I’m not that old, but sometimes I get worried when I think about my own mortality. Unit 14 gyn- = woman homi- = man mort- = death viv- = live flu- = flow ject- = cast, throw

  5. Nonfiction - Foldable Nonfiction-writing that tells about real people, places, and events. Mainly provides factual information. Nonfiction includes newspaper articles, letters, essays, biographies, movie reviews, speeches, true-life stories, etc. • Four Main Types of Nonfiction 1. Narrative-tells stories of real-life events. Examples: autobiographies, memoirs. 2.Expository-informs or explains. Examples: essays and research reports. 3.Persuasive -presents reasons and evidence to convince the reader to act or think in a certain way. Examples: editorials and political speeches. 4. Descriptive-uses details related to the senses to create mental images for the reader. Examples: scientific observations.

  6. Daily Oral Language # 15 • Please add capitalization, punctuation and fix any incorrect words. • we have drank all of the fruit punch but mother will buy some more for we kids

  7. Grammar: Commas Continued • Presentation!! • Commas slideshow • Activity!!

  8. Academic Vocabulary 1. Author’s Purpose- what the writer hopes to achieve by writing a particular work Examples: -To inform -To explain -To entertain -To persuade -To express thoughts or feelings 2. Primary Source-materials written or created by people who were present at events 3. Secondary Source- accounts written by people who were not directly involved in or witnesses to an event

  9. How to Annotate a Text • At the top of the page, mark the important plot events. Every page will not necessarily be marked. • Look up any unfamiliar words in a dictionary. Write the definitions in the text. • Highlight and mark for yourself any conflicts that happen. Write your ideas about these conflicts in the text. (Who/What is involved, attempts to fix or resolve the conflicts, etc.)

  10. How to Annotate a Text, cont. • Highlight an mark for yourself words and phrases that help describe the personality of characters. Note your ideas about the characters right in the text (personality, motivation, fears/dreams, etc.) • Highlight and mark for yourself any symbolism and note your ideas in the text. • Don’t mark too much. If you mark everything, nothing will stand out!

  11. Daily Oral Language # 16 • Please identify only the parts of speech (noun, verb, adjective, adverb, etc.) in the sentence please do the following things mail that package type the lists straightening the books and phoning mrsames

  12. Greek & Latin Review • Using the word bank, fill in the word that best completes each sentence. Use a dictionary if necessary. • Homicide mortality vivacious eject misogynist • fluid • He was such a_______ that he never hired women to work in his business. • The dancer’s movements were so ________. She was incredibly graceful! • He was accused of ________ when the cops found the bloody knife • Teenagers are often not aware of their own ______. That’s why they do stupid things like drink & drive. • The _______ girl had such energy that people always wanted to be near her. • The pilot pressed the ______ button when he realized the plane was going to crash.

  13. SURPRISE!! • Please take out your notes on commas. You are about to have a quiz. • You have no more than 20 minutes to finish. You may use your notes, but not your table mates.

  14. The Lost Boys of Sudan • Guide to Annotation • CLOSE Reading ofThe Lost BoysBy Susan Corbett • Day #1 – Read over the article and make annotations (dialogue with the text)

  15. Test Time  • Please take the first 10 minutes of class to look over your Greek & Latin notes. Use your time wisely, or you will lose this time!

  16. The Lost Boys of Sudan Day #1 – Read over the article and make annotations (dialogue with the text) (By now you should have finished this - If you have not, please do this when you have completed your test.) Day #2 – Write a one page summary and reflection of the article (make connections while showing knowledge)

  17. The Lost Boys of Sudan – Say Something! • With your partner, decide who will say something first. • When you say something, do one or more of the following: Identify an unfamiliar word Make a prediction Ask a question Make a connection Make a comment • If you cannot do one of the above, you need to re-read. • The other person responds to what was said.

  18. INDEPENDENT READING • Please get the book that you selected for independent reading and read SILENTLY for the next 20 minutes. • When I tell you that time is up, please fill out your worksheet (a summary or your thoughts on what you read – at least 5 sentences NOT copied from the book) and put it in your IR folder.