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AL Agenda: 1/25/13 Final Day for Vocab. Book Purchase (point deductions begin on Monday…see me if you have concerns, or isolated issues) Wednes., Jan. 30: Summer Reading Make-up Deadline: 1 st Day Quick- Write, Test. You will receive a “0” if this deadline isn’t met. Writing Workshop Sit with assigned partner Whole-class review Peer-Editing Rubric Peer-Edit Draft #2 (20 min.): “OT” & “RAI” Discuss Required Format “Critical Reading Checklist” 2009 Speech share w/ partner… will turn in
Notes: Speeches Speech: nonfiction work that is delivered orally to an audience Political Speech: Focuses on an issue relating to government of politics. Usually, the speaker is trying to persuade people to think or act in a certain way. An Address: A formal speech that is prepared for a special occasion. A Sermon: A speech this is usually based on a scriptural text and is intended to provide religious instruction.
Abraham Lincoln’s The Gettysburg Address (if time allows): On Your Own Paper: Authorial Background Notes (p. 537) Address (p. 539)/Complete “Critical Reading Checklist” Notes Vocab. Each group is responsible for completing an exemplary square on the SmartBoard
AL Agenda: 1/24/13 Writing Workshop Distribute Peer-Editing Forms (last page in each paper-clipped stack/Organize Writing Folder in preparation for collection - Read provided “Rules For Writing Workshop” hdt - Ensure that you’ve Double-spaced handwritten Drafts - Ensure that you’ve Labeled Each Document - Ensure that you’ve highlighted 3 vocab. 1 words for “OT” and “RAI” Vocab. Sit in Vocab. Groups Assign a scribe- someone to write members’ names and group-determined vocab. words Vocab. Squares on your desk (Chose the best, in preparation for whole-class share) Place copies of Inaugural Speeches on your desk Distribute/Discuss “Checklist for Close Reading” Vocab. Groups: Flash Card Review “Object Talking” and “Remembering an Incident”
Homework: 1/25/13 Mon., Jan. 28: Bring in Vocab. Book and 10 Index Cards or 10- 3 x 5 cut up pieces of paper Mon., Jan. 28: Bring in completed Venn Diagram that compares and contrasts Obama’s 2009 OR 2013 Inaugural Speech with Lincoln’s The Gettysburg Address Fri., Feb. 1: Draft 3: “Object Talking” and “Remembering an Incident”: 1. Make necessary revisions to improve detail, 2. Dialogue, 3. Three new Unit 2 Vocab. words