Thursday, October 22, 2015

Bell Work: Write Like a Pro part 3: Vivid Verbs, Similes and Metaphors

Lesson: “The Crisis No. 1” by Thomas Paine

  1. Finish reading/listening to “The Crisis No. 1” and discuss (think/pair/share) the questions in the yellow boxes; pages 89-93 in your textbook

  2. Locate the Main Ideas and supporting details and fill in the chart on “The Crisis No. 1” handout

Handouts: “Write Like a Pro” handout; “The Crisis No. 1” handout

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Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Bell Work: “Write Like a Pro” – Appositives and Adjectives shifted out of order

Lesson: “The Crisis No. 1” by Thomas Paine

  1. Watch short Thomas Paine Bio: http://www.history.com/topics/american-revolution/american-revolution-history/videos/thomas-paine

  2. Read/Listen to “The Crisis No. 1” and discuss (think/pair/share) the questions in the yellow boxes; pages 89-93 in your textbook

  3. Locate the Main Ideas and supporting details and fill in the chart on “The Crisis No. 1” handout

Handouts: “The Crisis No. 1″ handout; “Write Like a Pro” handout; Notes: “Write Like a Pro”

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Bell Work: “Write Like a Pro” Notes- Participles and Absolutes

Lesson: Rhetorical Devices

  1. Notes over rhetorical devices: Parallelism, Repetition, Antithesis, Rhetorical Question

  2. Find an example of each rhetorical device in Patrick Henry’s “Speech in the Virginia Convention” and fill in your chart (Patrick Henry Literary Analysis Packet from last week)

  3. Answer #8 in the Patrick Henry Literary Analysis Packet

Handouts: “Write Like a Pro” handout; Notes: “Write Like a Pro;” Notes: Rhetorical Devices; Homework: Patrick Henry Literary Analysis Packet

Homework: Patrick Henry Literary Analysis Packet

Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Bell Work: Sentence Composing with Patrick Henry (last page of Patrick Henry Literary Analysis Packet)

Lesson: “Speech in the Virginia Convention”

  1. In small groups, discuss and answer the questions in the Patrick Henry Literary Analysis Packet.

  2. Use each vocabulary word once in your responses to Henry’s speech.

    slipshod (adj.) – showing a lack of care or thought

    nefarious (adj.) – wicked or criminal

    precursor (n.) – a person or thing that comes before another of a similar kind

    impregnable (adj.) – unable to be captured or broken into

    demure (adj.) – shy or modest

    Literary Analysis

     Question #4

    Reread paragraph 3 on page 83 – “I have but one lamp…”

    Question #6

    1. Reference to The Odyssey on page 83 (footnote #4)

    2. Reference to being betrayed by a kiss on page 83, paragraph 3.

    Question #8 – We will answer this one tomorrow.