Welcome to ELL, 6/11/12 Warm Up: • Pick up ELL notebook • Answer the following warm up questions: • “Have you ever read a graphic novel? • Did you like the graphic novel format? Why/Why Not? • What makes a graphic novel different from a text book?”
I can statement/agenda Today, 6/11, I can… • Know: Identify evidence of story, myth or legend. • Do: Silent read and quick note my graphic novel. Agenda: • Warm up: 5 minutes • Introduce books/task: 10 minutes • Silent read/quick notes: 30 minutes
Quick notes Your task: • Create three quick notes • 1. Character trait(s) • She is brave because… • He is a coward because … • They are intelligent because … • 2. Setting • The setting of this book is … • This book takes place in … • 3. Myth, legend or story • I know this is a myth because … • I know this is a legend because … • This is not a myth or legend because …
Welcome to SS Monday, June 11 • Please grab your: • Social Studies notebook Warm-up: Turn and talk: What does it mean to be American?
I can statement/agenda Today, 6/11, I can… • Know: Apply ICE and my knowledge I’ve gained this year in one document. • Do: Write an essay arguing what it means to be an American. Agenda • Warm up: 5 minutes • How to write an effective explanation: 10 minutes • Video intro: 5 minutes • Introduce “What it means to be an American”: 5-10 minutes • Begin outline: 15 minutes
Mini-Lesson: How to write an effective explanation • Read the question or prompt. • Write your claim/answer. • Don’t forget to give evidence/details! • Explain by answering this question: Why is your claim/argument the best answer to the question? Why should we believe you?
Video • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kTZ2AE9qZwY
Brainstorm • What famous documents have we studied this year? • What historical events or people have we studied this year? • Write down two possible choices from each that you might include in your assignment
Get started: USE ICE! • Intro: Previews and engages • 1st Paragraph: What should an American look like? Why? • 2nd Paragraph: What should an American do? Why? • 3rd Paragraph: What should an American know? Why? • Conclusion: Summarizes and has a call to action
Welcome to Language Arts6/11/12 • Materials Manager: Return SS notebook, pick up Readers notebooks • Warm Up: • Get out planner, turn to today’s date Turn and talk: • What was the “setting” of your POTM topic? • Who was/were the “main character(s)” of your POTM topic?
I can statement/agenda Today, 6/11, I can… • Know: Identify similarities and differences between a fictional text and a non fiction topic. • Do: Create quick notes for my book and my POTM topic. Agenda • Warm up: 5 minutes • Planner/announcements: 5-10 minutes • Mini lesson (Compare/Contrast): 10 minutes • Silent reading/quick notes: 20 minutes
Announcements • No reading/writing HW this week • Focus on revisions and “What is an American” • 6/13 “What is an American” essay due • 6/18 Readers Notebook Check (2 books, 20 points) • 6/18-6/20 Book talks * must finish civil rights book by 6/18
Compare and Contrast • Compare and Contrast: to identify similarities and differences between 2 things • Identify comparisons and contrast between characters • The Little Rock Nine are in High School • Pacy is in Elementary School • Both Pacy and the Little Rock Nine face discrimination because of their ethnicity. • Between settings • Little Rock Nine lived in Arkansas in the 1950s • Pacy lives near New York City during present day. • One similarity between Pacy and the Little Rock Nine is that much of their story happens at school.