Sunday, January 6, 2013

Senior English--1/8/2013

Jump Off
--If you are scheduled to speak today, pick up a rubric from the front table.

S. the C.

--discuss 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
--discuss last section of the rubric--speakers must complete a self-assessment rubric following speeches (unless a meeting with Mr. Martin is scheduled)
--point out blog post 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 preassessment from earlier in the course])
--go over the speech delivery protocol
--share slide about attentive listening

Public Speaking -- Show and Tell Speech Deliveries

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

--Speech order for Tuesday, January 8th:
Block 1: Cody Pascalar, Adam Reeder, James Jason, James Morrison, Miranda Luna, Kris Hritz, Corey Lucey, Danielle Freeman, Tom Gott, Josh Wester--ABSENT, Bobby Etzel--ABSENT, and Taylor Stephens
Block 4: Conor Spencer, Elena Welsted, Courtney Bleier, Katie Salter, Jasmine Jones, Danielle Allen, Tori Coon, Andy Witzel, Sean Kidder, Patrick Clarke, Andrea Carbone, Kayla Koch, and Matt Linsner
--Speech order for Thursday, January 10th:
Block 1: 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: 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

Transition -- pick up the "Potential Topic Proposal Sheet #1" from the front table/take out "Paper Topic Brainstorming" sheet from last class

HW Time -- "Paper Topic Brainstorming"/"Potential Topic Proposal Sheet #1"
--recreate the list of what an argument is/what an argument requires from our class on 1/2/2013
--Mr. Martin provides tips for using the "Paper Topic Brainstorming" sheet in order to complete the "Potential Topic Proposal Sheet #1" (due at the beginning of next class)


--Students who have yet to hand in the Tuesdays with Morrie Analysis Essay--I hope that you are taking care of business/aware of the consequences for your inaction! :)
--The final day of Show and Tell Speech deliveries will be next class (January 10th).  Speeches will be delivered as scheduled (SEE ORDER LISTED EARLIER IN BLOG POST).  Practice, practice, practice!  Remember that you have the scoring rubric for this assignment, and it is imperative that you align your content/delivery with the rubric.
--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 #1".