Presentation on theme: "English I 8/13-14/14 English I 8/15-18/14. DBW(Daily Bell Work) for 8/13-14/14 Exercises: 3. Peanut butter and jelly (is, are) my favorite lunch. 4.The."— Presentation transcript:
DBW(Daily Bell Work) for 8/13-14/14 Exercises: 3. Peanut butter and jelly (is, are) my favorite lunch. 4.The students (walk, walks) quickly to get to class on time. Rule: A singular subject takes a singular verb, whereas a plural subject takes a plural verb. Rule: Find the verb first, and then find the subject. http://www.grammarbook.com/grammar/subjectVerbAgr ee.asp
DBW(Daily Bell Work) for 8/15-18/14 Exercises: 5. Several pieces of lawn furniture (need, needs) to be replaced. 6. Drama Club (meet, meets) on Tuesdays and Thursdays at three o’clock. Label the subject and verb of each sentence. Rule: A singular subject takes a singular verb, whereas a plural subject takes a plural verb. Rule: The word that follows “of” can’t be the subject. http://www.grammarbook.com/grammar/subjectVerbAgree.as p
DVW (Daily Vocabulary Work) for 8/13-14/14 1. Abbreviate – Shorten, abridge. 2. Abstinence – Act of refraining from. 3. Adulation – High praise. 4. Adversity – Misfortune. 5. Aesthetic – Pertaining to beauty. Use individual whiteboards and markers to create a graphic representation of each vocabulary word. Be prepared to share with whole group. http://quizlet.com/1022309/college-board-top-100- common-satact-vocabulary-words-flash-cards/
Something to Think About: Essential Question for Unit 1, Short Stories Are you in charge of your destiny or is it pre- determined?
Icebreaker Questions 1. What was your favorite food when you were a child? 2. What’s the #1 most played song on your iPod? 3. What is one of your favorite quotes? 4. What’s your favorite indoor/outdoor activity? 5. What chore do you absolutely hate doing? 6. What is your favorite form of exercise? 7. What is your favorite time of day/day of the week/month of the year? 8. What’s your least favorite mode of transportation? 9. What is your favorite body part? 10. What sound do you love?
Creating Classroom Culture: Questions to Ponder Culture - A way of thinking, behaving, or working that exists in a place or organization. Three questions to be answered on your own sheet of notebook paper: Describe what it is like to be in a horrible class. Focus on teacher and student behaviors. Describe what it is like to be in a wonderful class. Focus on teacher and student behaviors. Reflect on the potential you have to make the class horrible or wonderful. Commit to at least one behavior you will consistently exhibit to improve the class.
Notes to Take Today Cornell Notes for 8/13-14/14 Collegial Marked by power or authority vested equally in each of a number of colleagues colleagues Increase level of regular, daily participation Equal responsibility Classmates are colleagues Classmates share camaraderie and mutual respect CamaraderieA spirit of good, close fellowship CollaborateTo work together jointly with others Consensus Judgment arrived at by most of those concerned Or Majority Rule Active vs. PassiveActive – Engaging in energetic activity Passive - Receiving or subjected to an action without responding or initiating an action in return Protagonist The major character at the center of a literary work (short story, drama, poem, novel) AntagonistThe character or force opposing the protagonist.
Quote from Speak THE FIRST TEN LIES THEY TELL YOU IN HIGH SCHOOL 1. We are here to help you. 2. You will have time to get to your class before the bell rings. 3. The dress code will be enforced. 4. No smoking is allowed on school grounds. 5. Our football team will win the championship this year. 6. We expect more of you here. 7. Guidance counselors are always available to listen. 8. Your schedule was created with you in mind. 9. Your locker combination is private. 10. These will be the years you look back on fondly. TEN MORE LIES THEY TELL YOU IN HIGH SCHOOL 1. You will use algebra in your adult lives. 2. Driving to school is a privilege that can be taken away. 3. Students must stay on campus during lunch. 4. The new text books will arrive any day now. 5. Colleges care more about you than your SAT scores. 6. We are enforcing the dress code. 7. We will figure out how to turn off the heat soon. 8. Our bus drivers are highly trained professionals. 9. There is nothing wrong with summer school. 10. We want to hear what you have to say.” ― Laurie Halse Anderson, SpeakLaurie Halse AndersonSpeak
Writing Prompt to Answer Journal Entry One: What are the top 10 lies you have been told? Number 1-10 and write your thoughts in your composition book. Try to incorporate the five new vocabulary words for the week.
Daily Formative Assessment Individual Whiteboard Drill: 1. What is a protagonist? 2.What is an antagonist? 3. Give an example of an antagonist and protagonist. 4. Briefly explain how collegial discussions are different from answering questions in class. 5. Briefly specific differences between active and passive students.
Weekly Formative Assessment 1 Check list for your name and clicker # Pick up correct clicker and whiteboard to use as cover sheet for clicker Answer quickly, you will always be tested in a timed environment Turn off clicker Return clicker to case in correct order (1 person per group) Check scores Analyze data – whole group Track data with chart - individual