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English 10. Today: Due: Writing 1 RWS for “Active Reader” pg 614-620 Groups Sign up for Oral Presentation Day Agenda: “No Comprendo ” + RWS Paragraphs – Chpt 16 Good Writing – Chpt 2 Pre-Writing Vocabulary Quiz 1: Jeopardy. By PresenterMedia.com. Teri Tosspon. No Comprendo.

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English 10

English 10

Today: Due: Writing 1

RWS for “Active Reader” pg 614-620

Groups Sign up for Oral Presentation Day

Agenda:

“No Comprendo” + RWS

Paragraphs – Chpt 16

Good Writing – Chpt 2

Pre-Writing

Vocabulary

Quiz 1: Jeopardy

By PresenterMedia.com

Teri Tosspon


No comprendo
No Comprendo

  • Review “Strategies for the Active Reader” on pg614 (Tosspon will be checking this next week)

  • 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

Summary: 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.


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

3. 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.

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


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)

Topic

Controlling idea

__________________

exhausting.

  • The point the writer makes about the topic

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

  • Backpacking trips are exhausting.


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

  • Break into groups of 3-ish

    • Do 4 different prewrites for the topic: MONEY

      Prewrite 1:Freewrite for 6 minutes

      Prewrite 2: Cluster

      Prewrite 3: Write 10 interview questions - ask your peers those questions

  • Prewrite 4: Complete Evidence Gathering




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

Entertain

Inform – present facts

Persuade

Activity 2 (pg 22)


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

information

entertainment

persuasion

information/process

persuasion

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


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

1st person – “I” perspective, informal

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

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

Attitude towards the subject matter

Attitude towards the audience


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

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.

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.

opportunity to connect. Sometimes teenagers and their younger brothers and sisters fight over the most trivial things. Most important of all is the

maturing process. Adults without children have none of these concerns.

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

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.



Vocabulary presentation 2
Vocabulary Presentation 2 list:

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!


Its it s
Its/It’s list:

  • It's is a contraction for it is.

    • It's been good to know you. it has

    • It's a trap! Contraction: it is

  • Its is a possessive pronoun meaning, more or less, of it or belonging to it.

    • The cat liked its carrier.

  • WTR: A simple test

    • If you can replace it[']sin your sentence with it is orit has, then your word is it's; otherwise, your word is its.


Quiet quite quit
Quiet, Quite, Quit list:

  • Quiet (adj) “of little activity,” (n.) meaning “tranquility” or “silence.”(v.) “to cause to be quiet.”

    • After lunch the children enjoyed an hour of quiet play.

    • We enjoyed the quiet of the countryside.

  • Quite (adv) - “totally” or “completely.”

    • She was quite exhausted after the warm-up exercise.

  • Quit - to stop, cease, desist.

    • I quit smoking.


Which witch
Which, Witch list:

  • Which – options

    • Which way should we go?

  • Witch – evil, bad, or magical female

    • My sister is a witch.

      Way to remember: A witch is a *itch that you don’t want to mess with.


Choose chose
Choose/chose list:

  • Choose is PRESENT TENSE for making a choice in the present.

    • You choose to take a Tylenol right now.

  • Chose is PAST TENSE – tells that a choice was made in the past.

    • You chose tequila last night.

      WTR: 1 O = Over, happened in the past


Than then
Than / Then list:

Then ← when ?

Than = compare

  • Than is a conjunction used with comparisons. rhymes with pan.

    • He likes you more than me.

  • Then is an adverb that refers to time. It rhymes with pen.

    • First you take a cup of flour, and then you sift it.

      WTR: ThAn for CompArison


Homework
Homework list:

  • Chapter 2, 16

    • (activities and exercises, do NOT hand in!)

  • Writing 2: Money

  • RWS for article“The Changing American Family, ” pg 674


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