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1 Explaining a Process Chapter 21

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3 10 October 2013 LG: I will be able to read and interpret instructions. Looking at Instructions (p.535)

4 Find several examples of instructions that tell how to do something. Look in manuals, books, or magazines. Then, working with a partner, discuss the following questions.  Do the instructions tell how to do or how to make something?  Which instructions are the clearest and easiest to follow? Why?  In general, do you think it is easier to do something or how to make something? Why? YOUR TURN 1: Looking at Instructions

5 Reading Instructions Pages

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8 The Voice in the Attic pp

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10 Reading Question 1 10 October 2013 LG: I will be able to read and interpret instructions “The Voice in the Attic” Reading Questions 1. The author is describing… 1. What activity is the author describing?

11 READING QUESTION 2 October 4, 2012 LG: I will be able to read and interpret instructions “The Voice in the Attic” Reading Questions 1.The author is describing… 2.The main point of this paragraph is… 2. What is the main point of this paragraph?

12 READING QUESTION 3 October 4, 2012 LG: I will be able to read and interpret instructions “The Voice in the Attic” Reading Questions 1.The author is describing… 2.The main point of this paragraph is… 3.I did/not have trouble. 3. Do you have trouble following each step? Rewrite the confusing steps in your own words.

13 READING QUESTION 4 October 4, 2012 LG: I will be able to read and interpret instructions “The Voice in the Attic” Reading Questions 1.The author is describing… 2.The main point of this paragraph is… 3.I did/not have trouble. 4.Call loudly and _______ happen “at the….” 4. What two actions happen at once in the second-to-last paragraph? How do you know?

14 READING QUESTION 5 October 4, 2012 LG: I will be able to read and interpret instructions “The Voice in the Attic” Reading Questions 1.The author is describing… 2.The main point of this paragraph is… 3.I did/not have trouble. 4.Call loudly and _______ happen “at the….” 5.The author includes a sample conversation because… 5. Why do you think the author includes a sample conversation?

15 READING QUESTION 6 October 4, 2012 LG: I will be able to read and interpret instructions “The Voice in the Attic” Reading Questions 1.The author is describing… 2.The main point of this paragraph is… 3.I did/not have trouble. 4.Call loudly and _______ happen “at the….” 5.The author includes a sample conversation because… 6.If the author was writing for eight-year-olds, he might change….. 6. If the author were writing for eight-year-olds, what changes in vocabulary might he need to make?

16 READING QUESTION 7 October 4, 2012 LG: I will be able to read and interpret instructions “The Voice in the Attic” Reading Questions 1.The author is describing… 2.The main point of this paragraph is… 3.I did/not have trouble. 4.Call loudly and _______ happen “at the….” 5.The author includes a sample conversation because… 6.If the author was writing for eight-year-olds, he might change….. 7.The last paragraph is a good/not good wrap-up because… 7. Is the last paragraph a good wrap-up for the selection? Why or why not?

17 THINK AS A READER/WRITER: FIRST THOUGHTS 7. The last paragraph is a good/not good wrap-up because… Think as a Reader/Writer: 1.The main idea of this selection is… 1. What is the main idea or focus of this selection?

18 THINK AS A READER/WRITER: FIRST THOUGHTS 7. The last paragraph is a good/not good wrap-up because… Think as a Reader/Writer: 1.The main idea of this selection is… 2.Mr. McGill wrote…. 3.I can/can not learn from these steps because…

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22 Think as a Reader/Writer: 1.The main idea of this selection is… 2.Mr. McGill wrote…. 3.I can/can not learn from these steps because… _____ October 2013 LG: I will be able to identify author’s in a piece of literature Identifying an Author’s Purpose (541) Your Turn 2 (Copy format below.) The author’s purpose is to ________________. I know this because…

23 Using the chart on page 540 and the Thinking it through steps above, jot down your thoughts as you figure out the author’s purpose in “The Voice in the Attic.” Then, complete these sentences: The author’s purpose is _____. I know this because_____. YOUR TURN 2: Identifying the Author’s Purpose

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27 Reread“The Voice in the Attic” on pages Then, make a flowchart. Use the clue words like those on page 541 to help you figure out the order of steps necessary to “throw” your voice. Use the flowchart graphic organizer. YOUR TURN 3: Mapping the Order of a Process

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29 Identifying Greek and Latin Word Roots Page 543

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32  In your journal, complete the roots practice activity (page 543). Roots practice

33 Identifying Sequence of Events Page 544

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35 Writing Instructions Chapter 21, Part 2

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38 Topic Ideas worksheet

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42 Complete YOUR TURN 5: Thinking About Your Audience and Purpose in packet.

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47 Complete YOUR TURN 6: Planning Your Instructions in packet.

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49 Explaining a Process Examples Pages

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53 Student’s Model

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55 Complete YOUR TURN 7 : Writing Your First darft in packet or Partyfold Graphic Organizer.

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57 Assignment: Type a draft for explaining a process. Use your graphic organizers (Flow chart and Your Turn 7: Partyfold), notes on explaining a process, and textbook pages as resources. Skip lines (double space) for your entire draft including the heading. Your draft should be a minimum of three paragraphs long, including an introduction, at least one body paragraph, and a conclusion. Due date: 29 October 2013 Type ON YOUR PAPER: Joseph Smith Mrs. Salpietro English Period 2 10 October 2013 TITLE (e.g. Go Fly A Kite!) (Begin introduction here ………) X

58 Critical Thinking: Relevant and Irrelevant Details Page 554

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61 Complete Mini-lesson: Relevant and Irrelevant Details in packet.

62 Revising: Day 1 CONTENT AND ORGANZATION

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66 Complete Your Turn 8: Revising: Explaining a Process in packet page 11.

67 Revising: Day 2 STYLE

68 Revising for style

69 Prepositional Phrases

70 Complete Notes from PowerPoint on prepositions: packet pages

71 Complete Your Turn 8 (part 2): Revising: Explaining a Process Check revised draft for the following items: Chronological transitions Four prepositional phrases Action verbs Conventions

72 Proofreading

73 Complete Your Turn 9: Guidelines for Proofreading with Peer editing in packet.

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75 Complete Final Draft DUE: Wednesday, November 6, 2013


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