Jump Off--Hand in your carefully completed homework ("Potential Topic Proposal Sheet #2"). After you've completed your third proposal, you will get all three of your proposals back from Mr. Martin.
--Block 1: Pick up the
"Jump Off" sheet from the front table. Read the directions and begin
filling in the blanks on the front of the page as directed.
--Block 4: The three of you scheduled to speak today--pick up a rubric from the front table.
--Reminder: If you have not scheduled a meeting with Mr. Martin to help score your speech, do so ASAP. If you are not meeting with Mr. Martin, you must fill out and submit a self-assessment rubric.
S. the C.
--Block 1: review parts of speech as needed in order to finish the Jump Off
--Block 1: cards drawn--share MadLibs at the podium (you may exercise the "Right to Pass")
--Block 4: remind students of the speech delivery protocol/attentive listening
Public Speaking (Block 4) -- Show and Tell Speech Deliveries
--speeches delivered--Mr. Martin records while audience members engage in attentive listening
--Speech order for Monday, January 14th:
Block 4: Emily Schwerzler, Angelique Gunner, and Elena Welsted
Transition -- pick up the "Purposeful MadLibs--Skill-Building/Word List Introduction" sheet and a pencil (unless you have one of your own) from the front table
Instruction -- Vocabulary Unit #6
--whole-group--look through the chart together and the bolded information about clues
--independent work--go through the twenty sentences, and based on the bolded word in each, determine what part of speech must go in the blank (look back at the chart often!)--MODEL
--whole-group--share out and get necessary parts of speech for #1-20 written up on the front board (cards drawn)
--independent work--go back through the twenty sentences, and using the underlined word(s) in each, fill in the blank with a word from your vocabulary that "fits"--MODEL
--whole-group--share out and get two possible words for #1-20 written up on the front board (cards drawn)
--purposefully go over the Unit #6 word list--Where might each word "fit"?--get inferences up on the front board
--For HW, complete the "Completing the Sentence" (pg. 68) and "Choosing the Right Word" (pg. 70) exercises in your vocabulary book. This skills work and practice is meant to improve your performance on Friday's vocabulary assessment. Let's fill the board with Diction Doctors!
Transition -- pick up the "Midterm Exam Review--Poetry Explication/Multiple Choice Practice" sheet from the front table and return the pencil that you used for the previous agenda item
Review Activity #1 -- "A River Like This"
--read the directions together--What is a reasonable length of time for explication?
--independent poetry explication time--MODEL
--engage in discussion as per explications
--flip the sheet over--read the questions, mark up the poem accordingly in order to help define your purpose, and purposefully re-read the poem--MODEL
--respond to the multiple choice questions
--go over the answers
--What might your process look like for the poetry section of Friday's midterm exam?
Review Activity #2 -- The Formula for Success
--review the parts of a well-written speech (C, M, A, P, P-S, and A)--consider definitions/purpose of each item and the appropriate order
--view an exemplary Show and Tell Speech "like a detective"--be on the search for each of the parts of a well-written speech "in action"--What's the "Capture step"? Motivate? Etc.
Closure -- What is your "plan of action" between now and Friday in order to prepare for the vocabulary quiz and the midterm exam?
--Complete the "Completing the Sentence" (pg. 68) and "Choosing the Right Word" (pg. 70) exercises in your vocabulary book. This skills work and practice is meant to improve your performance on the Friday, January 18th vocabulary assessment. Let's fill the board with Diction Doctors!
--Prepare for the Senior English Midterm Exam. This twenty question multiple choice assessment will take place in class on Friday, January 18th. We will do a bit more in-class preparation on Wednesday. Let's try to NAIL this thing!