--Spend the first few minutes of class studying for the forthcoming Unit #5 vocabulary quiz (preferably quietly and independently). Mr. Martin will be around with the quiz after first handing back your Unit #4 quizzes (and presenting you with an incentive in celebration of your successes [BLOCK 4 ONLY]). MR. MARTIN NEEDS THE UNIT #4 QUIZZES BACK AFTER YOU’VE HAD A CHANCE TO REFLECT.
--Complete the Unit #5 vocabulary quiz. WHILE STUDENTS WORK, MR. MARTIN WILL HAND OUT BOTH THE TUESDAYS WITH MORRIE ANALYSIS ESSAY GRADING RUBRICS AND THE SHOW AND TELL SPEECH ASSIGNMENT SHEET.
--SEE MR. MARTIN: Lucas Terry.
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--trade and grade--reflect--graded quizzes collected
--Mr. Martin shares list of students who have been referred due to not completing revisions for the Cumulative Writing Portfolio
--Reminder: Any essay that has already received a score of 80% or higher must be given back to Mr. Martin ASAP!
--agenda/HW--a word or two about time management
--materials handed out during the quiz explained
Speech Content Instruction -- The “Formula for Success”--Motivate
--the “Formula for Success” PowerPoint (slides 14-18)
--independent Motivate planning time for Show and Tell Speech--Mr. Martin models
Application Activity -- Show and Tell Speech--Motivate
--students deliver planned Motivate in small groups as practice, garnering content feedback (and, ideally, working on volume, tone, eye contact, speed, pauses, and limiting vocal fillers)
--Transition--return to desks
--card drawn--student delivers Motivate in front of class--Mr. Martin FlipVideos (repeat until five students have spoken)
Closure -- What was your biggest “take away” from today’s class?
--craft a response to the question above for submission on an index card
--Continue progressing through the Tuesdays with Morrie Analysis Essay assignment--Mr. Martin is available for appointments! This assignment is due on January 2nd (our first class back from break), and now that you have the scoring rubrics, it is imperative that you align your work/writing with the rubrics. THE MEANING, DEVELOPMENT, ORGANIZATION, LANGUAGE USE, AND CONTENT RUBRIC WILL DETERMINE YOUR SCORE FOR THE CUMULATIVE WRITING PORTFOLIO.
--The first day of Show and Tell Speech deliveries will be January 4th (our second class back from break). You will receive more specific information about the scoring of this assignment next class.
--If you spoke in front of the class today, view your video with this question in mind--What is my ultimate goal for the public speaking unit?
--Hooked on Books next week--bring something good!
--Oh, yeah…enjoy the weekend, too!!!