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1 MR. SPINOGATTI TH GRADE LANGUAGE ARTS

2 You have enemies? Good. That means you've stood up for something, sometime in your life. Winston Churchill

3 WARM UP: (WEEK 7) The Warm up today is based on a video titled “How Great Leaders Inspire Action.” Be prepared to write about what the speaker is saying and how it relates to what we have been discussing. Question: How does the information in this video relate to the concepts that we have been discussing? Explain how the concepts that he introduces are related to our BIG IDEA: “How do words and language shape and impact culture and society?”

4 WHAT WE ARE DOING WHY WE ARE DOING IT What? Today we are going to review your Civil Rights Essay. You will then complete an outline for a new essay prompt. Why? This is being done to prepare for the timed in class essay that you will complete tomorrow.

5 CIVIL RIGHTS SPEECH TEST Take 5 minutes and grade you own essay using the rubric provided. (This will not alter the grade that you have already received.) Now that you have practiced writing a timed essay, lets review how to improve/perfect it. Does your essay…..

6 PERFORMANCE TASK TIMED WRITE Prompt: Choose one speech we have studied from World War II. Write an essay in which you explain how the leader uses language to inspire or motivate his men into action. You will be graded on: Thesis Statement Evidence and Examples Support for Position Sequencing Grammar and Spelling

7 BEFORE YOU LEAVE TODAY…. You need to have an outline completed for your in class essay tomorrow. Prompt: Choose one speech we have studied from World War II. Write an essay in which you explain how the leader uses language to inspire or motivate his men into action. I need to sign off on your: Hook Thesis Statement Quotes


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