ESL 7Quarter 2 Week 3Nov. 18-22, 2013Blue Days – 11/19 & 11/21 L. Nabulsi
Wiesbaden Middle SchoolVision Statement • The entire WMS community will provide a positive school climate through which all students can mature academically, socially, emotionally, and physically while developing a lifelong love of learning.
Wiesbaden Middle SchoolMission Statement • The entire WMS community strives to provide a positive school climate through which all students can mature socially, academically, and physically, while developing a lifelong love of learning.
CSI GOALS • #1 All students will increase reading comprehension scores in analyzing text and reading/writing strategies. • #2 All students will increase scores in math computation, word problems, and problem solving.
Standards covered this week • 7E1a.1: Identify and understand idioms and comparison (such as analogies, metaphors, and similes) in prose and poetry • 7E1b.1: Understand and analyze the differences in structure and purpose between various categories of informational materials such as textbooks, newspapers, and instructional or technical manuals • 7E1b.3: Analyze text that uses the cause-and-effect organizational pattern. For example: Use a comparison chart, such as a T-chart, to illustrate cause and effect in a newspaper article.
Correct this sentence: One day in 1906, dr. maria Montessori heard the lafter of children! Edit –it – 77-78 Vocabulary – week 12 Grammar : Diagramming Compound and complex sentences Idiom - “Hit the nail of the head.” Do or say whatever is exactly right. ANALOGY Bridge Type: Degree EXCRUCIATING : PAINFUL A) baffling : confusing B) upsetting : exciting C) improving : hopeful D) crippling : stressful In-class: Hand in FRONT PAGE for a grade; Complete EDITORIAL PAGE: Write editorial, two letters-to- the –editors, find a syndicated column, political cartoon and make the mast head. OVERVIEW OF WEEK 10
Lesson Plans forNovember 19, 2013 • Take roll • Correct this sentence: One day in 1906, dr. maria Montessori heard the lafter of children! • Vocabulary 12: Go to google aps to do this. • Remind students they should hand in the fifth Reading Log. Begin sixth reading log due Dec. 8. It is located on Google aps. • Grammar: Compound and complex sentences • Do Edit It #77 • In-class – Make a PREZI of different types of sentences. Share with me at firstname.lastname@example.org; In Class: Do masthead, syndicated column, political cartoon, write editorial and letters-to –the editor. Come in seminar Wednesday
Lesson Plans November 21, 2013 • Take roll. • Do Edit It #78 • Idiom - “Hit the nail of the head.” Do or say whatever is exactly right. • ANALOGY Bridge Type: Degree • EXCRUCIATING : PAINFUL • A) baffling : confusing • B) upsetting : exciting • C) improving : hopeful • D) crippling : stressful • Read: Prepare for Reading Log 6 • In Class: Do masthead, syndicated column, political cartoon, write editorial and letters-to –the editor. You were to come in seminar Wednesday
Writing an EditorialPolitical Cartoons for 2000, 2001Syndicated Column -
Edit It • November 19 - #77 un ed • November 21 - #78 un ed
Correct this sentence • One day in 1906, dr. maria Montessori heard the lafter of children! • . • ANS: One day in 1906, Dr. Maria Montessori heard the laughter of children!
Idiom • Idiom - “Pay through the nose” pay too much for something
Analogy • ANALOGY • ANALOGY : The EXTREME of one thing is to the EXTREME of another Elation: Depression : : : sharp: _____ Ans.: dull
Grammar • Write compound/complex sentences • Use the following coordinating conjunctions for compound sentences: FANBOYS, • And • But • For • Nor • Yet • Or • So
Punctuate compound sentences with coordinating conjunctions correctly.Three patterns in writing use coordinating conjunctions. Add commas when required.Pattern 1 — Connecting two main clausesWhen you connect two main clauses with a coordinating conjunction, use a comma. The pattern looks like this:main clause + , + coordinating conjunction + main clause.Here is an example:My dog sleeps on the couch, but my cat sleeps on my bed.
Use the following subordinatEconjunctions for complex sentences Some sentences are complex. Such sentences have two clauses, one main [or independent] and one subordinate [or dependent]. The essential ingredient in a complex sentence is the subordinate conjunction:
1. Louisa will wash the sink full of her dirty dishes once her roommate Shane cleans his stubble and globs of shaving cream from the bathroom sink.2. We looked on top of the refrigerator, where Jenny will often hide a bag of chocolate chip cookies.3. Because her teeth were chattering in fear, Lynda clenched her jaw muscle while waiting for her turn to audition.
Diagramming Sentences L. Nabulsi COPY THE FOLLOWING NOTES IN YOUR NOTEBOOK .
DIRECTIONS Each class period, students will use the little white boards to 1)write the sentence 2) label each part of speech 3) put () around prepositional phrases 4) draw one line under the subject 5)draw two lines under the predicate verb 6) circle the DO 7) put a wavy line under the predicate noun 8) put // lines under predicate adjectives 9) diagram each word in the sentence 10) Write the correct information in the last pages of your vocabulary notebook working backwards
Types of Diagrams based on sentence pattern – You will do one a day • Tom runs. Try to diagram on your own.. Know the part of speech of every word. • The boys run fast. • The boy hit the ball. • That tall boy drove the new red car. • The girl in the blue dress wore a diamond necklace at the dance. • The team gave the coach flowers. • The sailor is my father. • The nurse is intelligent • The farmer painted his barn red,
S-V S V Tom – noun – proper noun is the subject Runs – predicate verb – action verb Tom runs
Reading/Writing Activities for this week • Reading Log 5 – Due today • Reading log 6 – Due Dec. 8 • Read, write and organize news, editorial and feature articles. Continue to do these. Information is on Weebly (mrsnabulsi.weebly.com) and Google Aps. • News – international, national, local -pictures • Editorial – political cartoon, syndicated column, two letters to the editor, your own editorial about topic of choice, mast head • Features – puzzles, cartoons, articles about movies, movie stars, arts and crafts - pictures • Sports – news, stats, article about a player, sports editorial. Pictures • Read about the newspaper on Brain Pop and do all activities. • Examine editorials or editorial issues and write your own opinions.
Sentence PatternsFor Reference • SENTENCE PATTERNS • S – V Subject - Verb • S – V – DO Subject – (action) Verb – Direct Object • S – V –I – DO Subject – (action) Verb – Indirect Obj– Direct Obj. • S – V – NSubject – (linking) Verb – Predicate noun (Nominative) • S – V -A Subject – (linking) Verb – Predicate Adjective • S –V–DO-C Subject – (action) Verb – DO – Complement-Modifier • Patricksleepsin class. S – V (prepositional phrase) • Arthurtalks constantly. S- V (adverb) • SAVDO S AVDO • Patrickplays soccer. Arthurgoescamping. • SLVN LVA • Arthuris a scout and isawesome. • Patrickis a soccer player and isawesome. • Patrickkicked the soccer ball high.
News Article • Take index cards and begin taking notes on articles that took place on the day and year you were born. Find • 1 international story • 2 national stories (the country in which you were born) • 1 local (state, province, prefecture) • Take notes by putting ideas in your own words. • Look for who, what, when, where, how and why. See later slides for details.
How to Write a News Article • First or Lead Sentence: Put who, what, when, where, how, why in one sentence. • Second sentence: Give more details about the who and what. • Third sentence: Give more details about the when and the where. • Fourth sentence: Give more details about the why and the how • Make a headline and subhead • Make a byline and dateline
Create Headlines for Your Articles • Use nouns and verbs primarily • Avoid a, an, the • Use the skeleton of the sentence • Sharks Beat Snakes • Make verbs interesting; use shift F7 to get synonyms • Sharks Defeat/Stomp/Drill/Bite/Devour/Attack/Swamp/ • Snakes • Williams Wins Oscar • Williams Awarded/Tops/Triumphs/Covets/Takes • Use alliteration whenever possible: • Kennedy Cans Candidates • Stewart Slams Southerland
Reading for Editorials • - Editorials or opinion/arguments about the day you were born • SEARCH using the words “your date of birth Editorial” ( for example, “September 1, 2001 editorial”), or use the words “dateissues” or “dateproblems”. Read an editorial and summarize it in your own words. Make sure you document at the beginning of your article. Remember there are articles in gaggle about how to summarize. Put in ADB. • Political cartoon – Search New York Times. At NYT , click on - OPINION - . Put the year first and then political cartoon. When I just tried searching for a date and political cartoon at google, I got present day cartoons. Don’t go to images, they are present ones. Try this New York Times search engine. For example, search with date first again: “ 1999 political cartoon” got results too. Put in ADB. • I also went to with the date first and he had hundreds of political cartoons with exact dates. Ted Rall’s blog… but be careful. You might want to discuss these with your parents and look at these at home. Taro, remember you are searching things in Japan; others are searching issues in Germany, but David you were born in the states. However, any editorial can be about any issue anywhere in the world. You have to translate if you are reading issues in your native language. • Letter-to-the-editor – You can write this. Read about some of the issues that you understand or discuss with parents. Get their approval. Then you write your opinion about the issue. See instruction later in this PowerPoint. Put in ADB • Syndicated Columnist – any article from the NY times written by one of their editors or columnists would be good to put in your newspaper. Just always check the date. If it isn’t your birthday, the year you were born would be OK. Just know the issues at the time you were born. You can copy and paste this because you need just to have one written by another person. Place in ADB.
How to Write an Editorial Summary When you read an editorial written by another person, highlight it and copy and paste it to a WORD document. Make sure you have the name of the newspaper, title of the article, author, date, and url. Follow the rules for writing a summary and write a summary of the article. Look at each paragraph and highlight the who, what, when, where, how, and why. Then write a sentence summary for each paragraph. Remember the first sentence mentions the author, title and source of the article and a general sentence summarizing the main thesis of the article. Indicate if this person is for or against the topic.
How to Write a Letter to the Editor • Select a topic that was controversial at the time of your birth. Look up the year of your birth followed by controversial issues, or “1998 controversial issues” • Take a stand – For or against. • For example, issue - Should American companies be allowed to build businesses in foreign lands and hire only locals, not Americans. • Dear Editor: • First sentence: Begin with a question. How will American companies outsourcing jobs to other countries affect America’s long term employment rate? Is outsourcing good for America? Then state your opinion. • (cont).
How to Write a Letter to the Editor • Once you state your thesis (your opinion in the first paragraph), in the next paragraph explain the present situation at the time. • In the next paragraph, tell what caused the present situation. There might be more than one cause. • In the next paragraph, tell what the argument is for the problem or the argument against your solution. • In the next paragraph, give your solution for the situation. • In the last paragraph, give a warning. Begin with in conclusion.
Homework – if not finished in class • Place four items for the editorial page in the google aps. You have all written your usernames and passwords in your planners. If you don’t finish this work at school, work on it during seminar and at home. • Now that you know your google aps information, you need to put the national, international, and local news articles in google aps.
How to Write a Feature Article (1) • Definition: a feature article is basically descriptive writing. The author describes an object, person, or event to show its importance and timeliness to the community. • Students only need to do one of these so they are encouraged to do the one that is most fun or on which they have the most information. This article does not have to be more than two paragraphs long. If the student just gets notes and does not have time to write the articles, then they just have notes. I really just want them to be researching information and getting ideas. List these ideas in a document and place that document in the Assignment Drop Box. I know this is difficult for you. Be strong. • Object: Select a building, painting, vase, skateboard, doll, new art equipment, saddle, etc. and describe its appearance, who made it, its function, its location and how it will be displayed or used. This could also be a new CD that might be released or a video game , system or other electronic devise that was going to be released. It could even be about a new discovery or a flower, exercise equipment, new medicine or old that still works, in other words, just about anything of importance at that particular time.
How to Write a Feature Article (2) • An event: The event could be a movie, movie premiere, art exhibit, opera, workshop, concert, speech, PTO meeting, bizarre, carnival, circus, graduation, riding lesson (Cheyenne, do something on how to ride a horse or groom a horse; Taro, how to write in kanji's; ) A feature article just lets the community know what events are coming up in the near future so people can plan to come. What singers might have been giving a concert near the time you were born. The event might relate to a holiday also or a seasonal activity like picking apples. Sometimes this is just a calendar of events. You could just list things that happened about the time you were born that aren’t considered news. This is the easiest and best thing to do. Place it in a text box.
How to Write a Feature Article (3) • A person: A feature article about a person is basically a biography of that person. Who was the rock star of that time? Find out information about that person. If you were born in an election year, do a feature article on the people running for office. Who won the Academy Awards or other awards that year? Write an article about that person. • A place: Travel information about your place of birth or your cultural background is perfect for the feature page. What was happening at Disney when you were born? Were there other amusement parks? Describe them. Was a new school , art museum, or church being built. What about a riding stable? All of you could give a simple lesson on how to count or something in your own language. David, you could give a Spanish lesson in an article or consider a travel article and talk about Madrid or the Prado Museum. I think your telling about places in Spain would be great even if you were born in California because the feature page includes travel information. Naomi, Vanessa, Cheyenne and Jamal, you too can tell of places to go in Germany or in Wiesbaden. You could also talk about German food and/or give a German lesson, but not over the same information. Communicate to make sure you each are doing something different. You can just give a recipe of your favorite food because this project is about you. Just do some research .
Fun Feature Articles • The feature page can also have any of the following: • Recipes about favorite foods of that time – Naomi and Vanessa, consider this one. German food recipes. Taro, tell something about a Japanese tea ceremony or how to make tempura or the value of miso soup. David, give a Spanish food recipe –. Jamal, what were skateboarders doing at this time? Doan article on skateboarding: a skateboarders' dictionary. • Arts and craft trends of the time or of the season • Comics • Crossword puzzles • Search-a-word (but have a theme) • Classified ads • Jumbled words • Church or religious services or events • Movie ads and theater ads • Pictures that have to do with the season
Template for Writing a Descriptive Paper • First sentence: Gain the attention of the reader. Be creative. Ask a question. • Second sentence: Identify the topic and where the object is or event takes place. • Give details and the importance of the topic. • Want to party with Mickey and Donald? A family summer trip to the Disney World in Orlando, Florida can be the best party week-end your family ever experienced. Not only does Disney World offer rides, parades, laser shows, and comfort food from every nation, but it also offers a behind the scenes party with Mickey himself. (Tell how and what it costs, etc)
How to Make a Text Box • On a WORD document, look up at the toolbar. • Click on INSERT. • A little more than halfway to the right, click on TEXT BOX. • You will have a choice: • For a calendar pick the ‘SIDEBAR” which is the third one. • For just highlighting an event, select the first one. • Click on the one you want and it will appear on your document with the text highlighted • Now a new toolbar appears for the textbox. You can • Change the color • Change the border • Create effects • As you start to type your information in the box, the information originally there will disappear. • Get the information in first • Remember to SAVE (featurespecificlast2)
How to Make a Timeline on Word • Open a blank WORD document • Go to INSERT • Click on SMART ART • A new window appears: click on PROCESS • New window: go to last item in the second line- basic timeline. Click • The template appears on your document. Begin to fill it in with information. • Try to place information with the date close to line, not on outside. • Save in your H-drive, ESL folder with page numberslastblock#
Accessing GOOGLE APS • Go to GOOGLE CHROME • Use the URL – google.com/a/student.dodea.edu • 3. Log in with username: email@example.com • 3. Each day: check the calendar (alert Mrs. N of any new assignments or tests) NOTE: THE DUE DATES FOR ALL FOUR READING LOGS THIS QUARTER ARE ON THE CALENDAR. Find them and place them in your planner. • 4. Each day check the drive and ESL7 for help with your projects and PowerPoint for weekly lesson plans. • 5. Do not use this time to change the background on your site or to email other students or even chat. This time is for you to work collaboratively on assignments. • 6. Go to DRIVE/SHARED WTH ME/ ESL7/ Reading log Q2; Print this and keep it. • Work on it every night and have parents sign it. PUT YOUR NAME of it.
How To Use the MLA Template • Download the MLA template in Google aps OR go to the student’s H-drive/ESL folder/MLA template • Open the template • Immediately save as to the H-drive, ESL folder naming the file with the name of the assignment and last and period. DO THIS. FOLLOW DIRECTIONS. For example, editorial1last You will need four so give each a new number. • On the document, change the date and the title. • Begin on the line under the title, but make sure that this line is aligned left, not centered, and indented. • Center the Chapter # • Write the summary telling who, what, when, where, how, and why. Save in the google aps and share with one student to grade and Mrs. Nabulsi..
How to make a SMARTBOARD quiz • 1. Open SMART Notebook • 2. Go to VIEW/Gallery • 3. Click on Lesson Activity Toolkit • 4. Look down and click on INTERACTIVE AND MULTIMEDIA • 5. Scroll through selections and pick a game on which you can put at least six items, one for each of your words. • At the game, click on EDIT and place your information on the template • SAVE AS Q#W#voc#esl8last into your ESL folder and then in GALLERY • Open gaggle.net and place in Assignment Drop Box that correlates with the assignment.
How to Make a Timeline on Word • Open a blank WORD document • Go to INSERT • Click on SMART ART • A new window appears: click on PROCESS • New window: go to last item in the second line- basic timeline. Click • The template appears on your document. Begin to fill it in with information. • Try to place information with the date close to line, not on outside. • Save in your H-drive, ESL folder with page numberslastblock# • Save in the ADB in the appropriately named folder.