Monday, January 7, 2013

Senior English--1/10/2013

Jump Off
--Hand in your carefully completed homework ("Potential Topic Proposal Sheet#1").
--Pick up the "Potential Topic Proposal Sheet #2" from the front table/take out "Paper Topic Brainstorming" sheet from two classes ago.
--If you are scheduled to speak today, pick up a rubric from the front table.
Block 1:
--Danielle Freeman--I need your self-assessment rubric; Corey Lucey, Cody Pascalar, Adam Reeder, and Taylor Stephens--when do you want to meet/reschedule?
Block 4:
--Andy Witzel, Sean Kidder, Kayla Koch, and Matt Linsner--I need your self-assessment rubric.

S. the C.
--Mr. Martin provides another tip ("poking around" on the Livonia High School databases) for using the "Paper Topic Brainstorming" sheet in order to complete the "Potential Topic Proposal Sheet #2" (due at the beginning of next class)--MODEL
--remind students of method of scoring speeches (recorded, scored via rubric, speakers can schedule meetings with Mr. Martin to help him arrive at a score)--schedule scoring meetings
--remind students of last section of the rubric--speakers must complete a self-assessment rubric following speeches (unless a meeting with Mr. Martin is scheduled)
--remind students about speech score counting as a portion of the midterm score (The Alchemist Novel Exam, Show and Tell Speech, and Midterm Multiple Choice Exam [end of next week--we will engage in review using the pre-assessment from earlier in the course])
--remind students of the speech delivery protocol
--remind students about attentive listening (GREAT job on Tuesday!)

Public Speaking -- Show and Tell Speech Deliveries

--speeches delivered--Mr. Martin records while audience members engage in attentive listening

--Speech order for Thursday, January 10th:
Block 1: Josh Wester, Robert Etzel, Reggie Bronecki, Luke Terry, Xavier Shaver, John Bartles, Natalie Pope, Mitch Kinney, Amanda VanBuskirk, BrieAnna Ellis, Kiersten Saxton, Emma Shirley, and Josh Lyons
Block 4: Katie Salter, Robbie Kelley, Erica Duris, Wansi Habte, Jordan Healy, Joey Lynch, Carter Ellis, Kerstyn Ganshaw, Emily Schwerzler, Patrick Mattice, Angelique Gunner, Spencer Brisbane, and Jacob Maier

Review -- Midterm Exam (time permitting)

--Students who have yet to hand in the Tuesdays with Morrie Analysis Essay--it has been over five days since the assignment was due, so you have lost credit (though you still must complete the assignment to mastery for inclusion within the Cumulative Writing Portfolio).
--The final day of Show and Tell Speech deliveries will be next class (January 14th) for students who were absent today.
--Spend 15 minutes exploring your interests with argumentation in mind ("Stumble", consult the Livonia High School Library databases, etc.). At the beginning of next class, you must turn in a thoughtfully completed "Potential Topic Proposal Sheet #2".