Unit on Characterization and Drama: 10th grade English Grading Period 3: this power point contains bell-ringers, announcements, class notes and activities for Jan 3rd -
Create a new bell-ringer booklet Bell-ringer day 1 1/3/14 Copy, translate, and respond, in one well written paragraph (5-6 sentences), to the following quote: “We cannot choose our external circumstances, but we can always choose how we respond to them.” -Epictetus, ancient Greek philosopher- 1. Select a piece of colored construction paper. 2. Select 8 sheets of white paper. 3. Fold and make a booklet 4. title: Bell-ringer booklet G3 Jane Doe(your name) 4th Block
Announcements 1/3/14 Welcome back! We hope you had a great holiday! • Bring your agenda book everyday! • Monday: review class procedures and expectations/quiz. • Jan 7th = Completing visual representation of product. • Jan 9th = complete power point. • Jan 10th = presentations.
For the rest of the class period… 1. We will distribute graded work and discuss your semester one grade.
Welcome back! Find your new seat for 2014 • Andre Eanes 18. Ben 3. Nyaisha 21. Adrianjanna 4. Olivia 22. Marquise 6. Delquan 23. Sterling 7. Kristen 24. Danielle 8. Brandon 25. Ra’Heem 10. Nicholas 11. Elizabeth 13. Destiny 14. Andre Haskins
Bell-ringer 1: writing prompt. 1/5/13 Reflection and Growth Respond to the following prompt by writing a minimum of 3 sentences Identify and describe a moment in this class during semester one where you failed to meet the class expectations; how did this affect you and your academic success? (if you need to refresh your memory, look to the window where our expectations are posted)
Announcements & Agenda 1/6/13 1st Announcements: • 1. Bring agenda book everyday: this is an easy quiz grade! • 2. Visual representation and copy of power point are due on Thursday. • 3. Presentations will begin on Thursday. Those who sign up for Thursday will receive an extra 5 points on their project grade (test grade) Agenda: • Review of classroom expectations and procedures • Mini quiz on review
Acceptable versus Unacceptable behaviors • Mrs. Wood and Mrs. Stokes have zero tolerance for disrespect. • This includes towards teachers, students and materials in and out of this classroom. • There is a three step process if unacceptable behavior occurs: • Step one: verbal warning • Step two: conference (outside or after class) • Referral/dismissal from class. This can result in receiving a zero for the day.
Tardies • According to the student handbook you are allowed two tardies before a referral is written. • Even if you come with a note, consistently coming to class late will result in a consequence. • Referral, missing work, low grade on bell-ringer book (quiz grade) • If you are late to this class, you must have a pass to enter. I will send you back to where you came from!
Acceptable vs. Unacceptable Behaviors 6. Identify three examples of disrespect that could result in the implementation of the three step process. • ________________________ • ________________________ • ________________________ • 5. Where must you be and what must you be doing when the bell rings?
Participation is how you learn! 13. Identify the difference between a green and yellow participation point? 14. How can you earn participation points? 15. How can you lose participation points?
Bell-ringer 3: Understanding Parallelism 1/8/14 Copy the following definition of parallelism: • Parallelism involves writing balanced sentences. Two or more ideas that are logically related should be expressed in grammatically similar constructions. Copy the following sentences and circle the similar ideas: • Sally loves to go hiking, swimming and running • I need to decorate a cake, bake a pie and prepare a stew. • The basketball players value honesty, punctuality and positivity in their coach.
Announcements & Agenda 1/8/14 • Announcements • 1. visual representation and copy of persuasive power point due at beginning of class 1/14/14. THESE ASSIGNMENTS ARE WORTH A TEST GRADE! • 2. Presentations on 1/14 & 1/15 (1st) 1/16 (4th) • Agenda • 1. Open notes quiz on class expectations • 2. independent activity: creating visual of product.
First Activity for today • Complete the quiz based on the review of classroom expectations and procedures • Remember! • Talking during a quiz = a zero • When you have completed the quiz raise your hand. • You will receive a copy of the persuasive packet: read over silently.
BR 9: Applying Understanding of Parallelism 1/9/14 • Copy the following sentences and correct the errors in parallelism. • Sally enjoys hiking, swimming and to ride a bicycle. • The production manager was asked to write his report quickly, accurately, and in a detailed manner. • For an athlete, playing fairly should be as important as to win.
Announcements & Agenda 1/9/14 • Announcements • 1. visual representation and copy of persuasive power point due at beginning of class 1/14/14. THESE ASSIGNMENTS ARE WORTH A TEST GRADE! • 2. Presentations on 1/14 & 1/15 Agenda • Completing visual representation
Activity for today 1/9/14 • 1. You will work on drawing your visual today • You may… • Draw it by hand • Use a art program on the computer (teacher web) • Complete a 3-D model • 2. If you are not on task, we will take some of you elsewhere to work on power points.
Bell-ringer activity: applying understanding of parallelism 1/13 • Copy the following rule for parallelism: Rule #1 Parallel Structure should be used when elements are joined by coordinating conjunctions: Example: • Incorrect: I am allergic to the dog’s hair and how it smells. • Correct: I am allergic to the dog’s hair and its smell. Copy the following sentences and correct the errors in parallelism: • 1. When the weather outside is cold and getting windy, I like to be indoors. • 2. Students like to sleep, relax and to watch TV during the summer.
Announcements & Agenda for 1/13/14 Announcements: • Visual representations and copy of power points NOW due at beginning of class on Wednesday 1/15/14. • Presentations NOW begin on 1/15/14 & 1/16/14 • Bring interactive workbooks next Monday! 1/20/14 Agenda • ‘How to’ make a power point • Complete visual representation/begin power point.
Activity for today 1/13/14 • 1. Complete visual representation and have Mrs. Wood or Mrs. Stokes check it and take a photo by the end of class. • 2. Begin working on your power point: use your essay to select the following to place on your slides • A description of your product • Thesis statement • Persuasive reasons (3) as to why we should buy your product. • Counter argument • Concluding points. • 3. REMEMBER! ALWAYS SAVE YOUR POWER POINTS ON A FLASH DRIVE. YOU WILL NEED IT SAVED TO PRESENT ON EITHER WEDNESDAY OR THURSDAY.
Announcements & Agenda 1/14/14 (1st) Announcements • Visual representations and copy of power points due on Wednesday 1/15/14 = TEST GRADE. • Presentations NOW begin on 1/15/14 & 1/15/14 • Bring interactive workbooks next Tuesday! 1/21/14 Agenda • Complete power point. • I will load your product picture on your computer as you work. • Remember to save and print your work! • If you complete it before the bell, bring to me or Mrs. Stokes to help you proofread it!
Before we go to the library… 1/14 • A lot of students have asked the same question, so copy this down: • Slide one: title page (title of your product) • Slide two: a few details (what does your product do?) • Slide three: your thesis statement (pulled directly from your essay) • Slide four: 3 reasons as to why we should buy your item! (from essay) • Slide five: counter argument • Slide six: last chance to get us to spend our money!
No Bell-ringer today! Instead, copy the following on a sheet of paper 1/15 S1: title of your product S2: A description of your product (what does it do?) S3:thesis statement (from essay) S4: Persuasive reasons (3) as to why we should buy your product. (from essay) S5: Counter argument (from essay) S6:Concluding points. (from essay)
Heading to the library 1/15 • Bring your folder! • I will come to each of you and load the photo of your product. Do not ask me! I will load each picture. • Remember! I need your visual and a copy of your power point at the beginning of class on Wednesday. • If you are done today, turn it in today! • Sign up sheet will go around
Bell-ringer: Applying the rules of parallelism 1/16 • Copy the following rule for parallelism: Rule #2 Parallel Structure should be used when comparing or contrasting elements (A is better than B – X is less than Y): Example: Incorrect: James enjoys reading more than to write. Correct: James enjoys reading more than writing. Copy the following sentences and correct the errors in parallelism: • 1. I have always enjoyed reading the book more than to watch the movie. • 2. Professor Jensen was neither a good lecturer nor skilled at grading.
Announcements & Agenda 1/16/14 Announcements • Presentations today and Tuesday. PLEASE HAVE IT SAVED ON A FLASHDRIVE. IT SAVES TIME! • Bring your interactive workbooks on Wednesday Agenda • Presentations Please take notes as students present! Remember to pace yourself, show your product and present for at least 3 min.
BR: Understanding Parallelism 1/27/14 • Copy the following rule for parallelism: Rule #3 Parallel Structure should be used when writing elements/ideas in the form of a list or a series: Example: Incorrect : The class valued respect, honesty, and being on time in a teacher. Correct: The class valued respect, honesty, and promptness in a teacher. Copy the following sentences and correct the errors in parallelism: • 1. Justin was excited about inviting friends over, eating a good meal, and to play a game of cards. • 2. Bob performs his tasks quickly, willingly, and with accuracy.
Announcements & Agenda 1/27 Announcements • 1. Our final presentations will be today. YOU MUST PRESENT TODAY. If you do not, you will receive the late grade of a 70% F for presenting tomorrow. • 2. Bring interactive workbooks everyday starting tomorrow. ( I will be checking and issuing a class work grade) • 3. vocabulary quiz will be on February 4th Agenda • Conclude presentations • Evaluate notes and write out checks to the most persuasive presenter.
FYI when presenting or listening… 1/27 When listening… 1. Be respectful. Laughing, talking or being disruptive during presentations will result in a deduction of points on your grade. 2. If you have a question, hold it until the end of the presentation. 3. Take notes…we will be checking your charts! When presenting… • Face your audience! We do not want to look at your back. • Speak clearly and take your time: presentations need to be 3 min. • Leave last slide up when giving a Q&A session. • Show your product!
After presenting • Look over your notes and consider the following when making your decision as to whose product you will buy…. • 1. Was the presentation effective? Did the persuader use personal experiences, celebrities or other persuasive techniques? • 2. Was the power point appealing? • 3. Did the presenter use a clear voice with an even tone? REMEMBER! IT IS NOT WHETHER YOU WOULD BUY IT, BUT IF THE PRESENTATION WOULD BE PERSUASIVE TO BUYERS IN GENERAL..
BR: Vocabulary Unit and Parallelism 1/28/14 • Copy the following sentences and use your definitions to identify the correct vocabulary word. • Additionally, correct any errors in parallelism. Practice • It’s essential that I ____________after a stressful day at work as it helps me to unwind, decompress and to fall asleep at night. • Elizabeth and Sterling’s _________ was loud and intense! They prefer to argue their views more than discussing them. • Max was sentenced to jail _______ to the many witnesses who testified in his defense.
Announcements & Agenda 1/28 Announcements • Vocabulary quiz will be on Feb. 4th • Bring interactive workbook Agenda • Viewing of video on dramatic techniques and completion of literary terms. • Small quick write prompt interactive notebook
Activity in Workbook • “The Marriage Proposal” • respond to the following prompt on the left side: “think about a time when you had a silly argument with someone—a friend or a family member, perhaps. What was the argument about? How was it resolved? • Highlight the definition of farce. Write at the bottom of page 88 • exaggerated characters + improbable situations = farce comedy.
BR: Vocabulary Unit and Parallelism 1/29/14 • Copy the following sentences and use your definitions to identify the correct vocabulary word. • Additionally, correct any errors in parallelism. Practice • The ___________ townhouses were newly built and easy to access by the main highways. • Kings and queens were known to be infamous _____________: they would seize another’s land at any time. • ___________ were responsible for tilling, seeding and to harvest their farm land. • Tiffany could not make it to the awards show as she had a prior _______________ with family.
Announcements & Agenda 1/29/13 Announcements • 1. vocabulary quiz Thursday ________ • 2. bring interactive workbook everyday! Agenda • Review of dramatic techniques • Reading/comprehension of “The Marriage Proposal” on page 90 in workbook
Review of dramatic techniques Copy the following questions on page _____ in your interactive workbook and answer them to the best of your ability. • Identify and explain the difference between a dynamic and static character. 2. Why would a playwright include the use of asides and soliloquies in plays? 3. Describe the idea of a farce. What are the two main characteristics of a farce? 4. What is the difference between a monologue and a dialogue? 5. How is the following video clip an example of a farce? (to be answered after the clip)
Activity One: Bugs Bunny and Yosemite Sam.. • Instructions: watch the following cartoon clip and observe how it could be an example of a farce. Answer question five as you watch. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=prBYgCCOCqI
Activities for “The Marriage Proposal” • Instructions for Character Traits Chart Take the strip of paper and fold it into three sections. Label each square the characters names: • We will participate in a game of ‘bump it.’ • If it is bumped to you, you must read a minimum of 10 lines. • We will stop and complete comprehension questions as well as jot down characteristics of each character
BR: vocabulary review. Synonyms and Antonyms 1/30 • Instructions: copy the following list of synonyms and antonyms and correctly identify the vocabulary word that represents each group. 1. beat, pulsation, shaking, trembling: _______ 2.opposite, contradictory, incompatible: ________ 3. greed, overeating, insatiability: __________ 4. appointment, meeting, arrangement: _________ 5. donator, giver, follower: ______________
Announcements & Agenda 1/30 • Announcements: • 1. Homework (if not finished in class): pgs 106-107 in workbook. This will be checked and graded tomorrow! • 2. Vocabulary Quiz next Tuesday • 3. Test on Drama next Wednesday (study guide distributed today: attached to test = 5 points on test) Agenda: • Discuss test • Conclude reading of “The Marriage Proposal” • Post-reading activities: paired work and independent work.
Discussion of test • 1. Test will be given on Wednesday Feb. 5th 2014 • 2. Test will be twenty multiple choice questions and four short answer questions. • Vocabulary words • Dramatic techniques • Plot/Conflict/Characterization of “The Marriage Proposal”
Review of Chekhov’s “The Marriage Proposal” Instructions: copy the following questions and answer them independently. We will review in 5-7 minutes. 1.How is Lomov behaving at the beginning of the play? Why? 2. Provide an example of external conflict within the play. What causes the conflict? 3. How does Tschubukov react to the conflict? 4. Provide an example of either a static or dynamic character. Why is this character static or dynamic?
Post reading activities • 1. Complete the text analysis and writing prompt on page 105 in groups of two. (5-10 min) • 2. Complete the post reading activities on pages 106-107 independently. • These activities will be checked Monday at the beginning of class so COMPLETE YOUR WORK AND BRING YOUR WORKBOOK!