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  1. English 10th Introduction

  2. 1. Who am I as a reader, writer, student, and person? 2. What habits of mind does it take to succeed in school? 3. What have people said over time about the value of reading and writing? 4. What makes someone a good reader, writer, and overall good student? Unit 1 Essential Questions

  3. Write a one paragraph (5-7 sentences) response to one of the following prompts: • If I were the teacher of this course... • The thing I learned the hard way about school... • What I didn't do during the winter break... Unit 1 Writing Prompts:

  4. Syllabus and Record Keeping sheet/Rubric • Class Notes • Writing • Grammar and Vocabulary • Highlighted and Annotated Texts • Graded Papers Notebooks:

  5. Write at least three paragraphs on the following topic: • Last semester I learned… • *Make sure to write about specific situations that taught you something valuable. Remember paragraphs are 5-7 sentences. Wrap –up Writing Prompt 1/07

  6. Improvisation-an impromptu portrayal of a character or scene • Scene-stealing-inappropriately diverting attention from the main actors by calling attention to yourself onstage. • Sitcoms-television programs that are situation-centered. • Character-centered approach-focus on the reactions of a character or group of characters placed in various situations. • Motivated sequence-natural way a person responds to stimuli. • First step in motivated sequence-stimulus • Characterization-putting together all facets of a character to bring life and interest to that character. • Idea connection-step in the motivational sequence in which your brain registers the stimulus. • “do nothing” effectively-to be visible onstage w/o scene stealing. Drama: Chapter 1 Vocabulary1/7/2014

  7. 10. Internal stimulus – thoughts and emotions 11.Situation-centered approach – placement of different characters in a certain situation, focusing on their various reactions. 12. Terminal question – can be answered with a “yes” or “no,” thus hindering improvisational dialogue. Drama: Chapter 1 Vocabulary1/7/2014

  8. 13. Individual improvisation – improvisation that allows for depth in the development of single character. 14. Main response – last step in the motivated sequence in which you react vocally or physically. 15. Primary means of conveying character – voice, body language and movement 16. Motivation – the causes and reasons for a character’s behavior; the driving force behind the improvisations. Drama: Chapter 1 Vocabulary1/7/2014

  9. 17. Spontaneity – the naturalness needed to keep a production fresh. 18. Situation – the problems, challenges and circumstances a character must face. 19. External stimuli – things that are heard, seen, tasted, felt or smelled. 20. “illusion of the first time” – the impression given by a performance that has spontaneity and freshness. Drama: Chapter 1 Vocabulary1/7/2014

  10. Think of your own experiences with learning. Pair up with a person nearby. The purpose of this “paired think-aloud” is to get to know each other better and to practice listening. One student should describe his/her learning experience. The other should record what the student says. The recorder should also ask questions necessary in order to write the other’s information correctly and encourage the speaker to explain what he/she means. Finally, pairs will switch roles and complete the exercise again.

  11. Pick one of the prompts from your Academic Literacy Questionnaire and respond in complete sentences on your warm-up paper or in journals if you have one. English 10 Warm-up: 1/9/2014

  12. Bring magazines that are school appropriate and you don’t mind being cut up. • Notebook test tomorrow!!! • Warm-ups will be due tomorrow! • Syllabus Signature sheet will be due tomorrow!!! For tomorrow: Friday, 1/10/2014

  13. Define metaphor and write three examples on your paper. English 10 Wrap-up: 1/9/2014