“The successful man will profit from his mistakes and try again in a different way.” – Dale Carnegie Wednesday, August 28, 2013
Vocabulary • Root Word of the Day • Macro – large or long • Word of the Day • Macrocosm – great world, the universe • Do you know other words that start with the root “macro” that have something to do with being large?
ACE • A= answer the question • C = cite evidence from the text to support your answer • E = extend your response to your own life and your own experiences • Today, we are going to listen, consider, and respond to one of the most famous speeches of the 20th Century. • As you read and listen, consider what changes have happened in the twenty-first century that may make your reaction different than the first middle schoolers who heard it in 1963.
Fifty years ago today: introduction to the world of That Was Then, This Is Now • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=smEqnnklfYs • Open your Adventures for Readers textbook to page 192 • Read along as you listen to Dr. King’s August 28, 1963 speech: • What vocabulary is unfamiliar? • What statements stand out to you as new, even if you have read or heard this speech before? • Is this dream fulfilled? Give examples to support your opinion.
Literature Elements • Symbolism – the use of an object to represent something else • What does the symbolism of “cashing a check” represent in this speech? • Allusion – a reference to a famous, real or imaginary person, place, or thing
When I read and listened, I wondered if you knew: • How long is a score? • What is a negro? • What was the Emancipation proclamation? • Apalling? • Unalienable? • Defaulted? • Promissory note? • Bad check? • Insufficient funds • Militancy • Urgency • Gradualism • Invigorating • Devotees • Righteousness • Wallow • Interposition • nullification
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