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  1. Vocabulary Quiz You are a new diplomat who has just joined a secret society created by the United States diplomats. But, the United States government has been noticing some distracted and unproductive diplomats and is prepared to take action! Write a journal entry about your experiences in the secret society and how you plan to avoid getting in trouble with the U.S. government! Be sure to use ALL TEN vocabulary words.

  2. IT’S HUMP DAY!! – 5/14/14 1. SSR 2. Vocabulary Review 3. Finish Group Discussion 4. Reflection 5. Begin Unt 5 Essential Question: How are readers successful? Learning Objective: Effective readers are able to evaluate how well a speaker communicates his/her claim.

  3. BELL RINGER What does this quote mean? “An eye for an eye only ends up making the whole world blind.” --Mahatma Gandhi

  4. Vocabulary Review • Since you can submit flashcards with your vocabulary quizzes for EXTRA CREDIT, make flashcards for all ten words! • On one side you should have the word spelled correctly. • On the other side you should draw a picture that represents the meaning of the word AND write a phrase that will help you remember its meaning.

  5. Vocabulary Review • Use our ten vocabulary words in individual sentences. OR • Provide specific examples of the words.

  6. Vocabulary Review Peer Practice • One student will serve as a coach and one student will serve as a player. • While the player works to define words of the week, the coach provides assistance, feedback, and praise. • Then, coach and player reverse roles.

  7. Vocabulary • Covert - Secret or hidden 2. Overt - done or shown openly 3. Emerge - to come into view or appear 4. Debris - the remains of something that has been destroyed or broken

  8. Vocabulary 5. Contortion - sharp twist or bend in something 6. Jostle - to bump roughly against another person or thing 7. Dismal - causing gloom or depression; dreary

  9. Vocabulary 8. Illuminate - to cast light on something 9. Waft - whiff, breath, puff; float 10. Diligent - having or showing care for one’s work

  10. Compare and Contrast Use this chart to take notes about each of these leaders’ views on violence/nonviolence. Be sure to write down their CLAIMS and HOW they are supporting their claims.

  11. Influence of Gandhi on MLK

  12. Gandhi on Nonviolence (speech 1919) • Read this speech and use your annotation strategies to deepen your understanding. • Then fill in the chart with your partner.

  13. “You’re Afraid to Bleed” – Malcolm X Take notes on your chart and follow along with the transcript of the speech.

  14. Group Discussion: JIGSAW • Each of you will be divided into three groups. • While in your groups, you all should determine the 2 or 3 most important points about your individual’s claim that you will then share with all the other groups. • I will then split you all into groups with one representative from each of the original 3 groups, and you will share the information you discussed in your groups with your new group members.

  15. Reflection Between Gandhi and Malcolm X, whose claim do you believe to be the best? Support your answer with citations from their speeches. At least SIX sentences.

  16. BELL RINGER Write about a time in history when civil disobedience was used to achieve a specific goal. Explain HOW it was used and whether the goal was accomplished or not. “Civil disobedience is the act of disobeying a law on grounds of moral or political principle. It is an attempt to influence society to accept a dissenting point of view. Although it usually uses tactics of nonviolence, it is more than mere passive resistance since it often takes active forms such as illegal street demonstrations or peaceful occupations of premises.”

  17. Article of the Week “The Role of Civil Disobedience in Democracy” Read the following article and use annotation strategies to deepen your understanding.

  18. Reflection Based on the article, what is civil disobedience and how is it related to our theme of revolution? Use citations from the text as needed. AT LEAST SIX sentences.