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Im a Survivor! Unit I Language A Thursday, August 29, 2013
Work Session Im a Survivor And the Survivors are… No one survived….
Here is ranking of the items 1.Cigarette lighter (without fluid) 2.Ball of steel wool 3.Extra shirt and pants for each survivor 4.Can of Crisco shortening 5.20 x 20 foot piece of canvas
Will my team survive? Learning Target: Today I am learning the academic vocabulary that I will need for Unit 1 BECAUSE this will help me to understand new words and to increase my level of knowledge.
Unit 1 Academic Vocabulary 1.Central idea – the main thought or principal theme 2.Claim – to assert or maintain as a fact 3.Cite – to mention as support or to refer to as an example 4.Summary – to provide a brief but thorough account of what has happened 5.Conventions – a rule or method
Unit 1 Academic Vocabulary 6.Collaborative – to work with another or others on a joint project 7.Argument – a process of reasoning 8.Evidence – that which tends to prove or disprove something 9.Resilience – the ability to recover from illness, depression, or adversity 10.Insight – asking tough questions and giving honest answers about yourself and the difficult situations you find yourself in
Unit 1 Academic Vocabulary 11.Independence – being your own person and keeping emotional distance between you and the pressures of family, friends, and circumstances 12.Relationships – connections with other people based on sharing, mutual respect, and openness 13.Initiative – taking action, meeting challenges, solving problems
Unit 1 Academic Vocabulary 14.Creativity – using your imagination to express yourself and to handle hurt feelings and difficult experiences 15.Humor – finding whats funny, even when youre sad or in pain 16.Morality – thinking of others as well as yourself. Its learning what other people need and trying to give it to them