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1 Monday/ Tuesday

2 Quick News… Extra Credit due on Wednesday Make-up Socratic Seminar/ Evidence-based Text Analysis Assessment on Friday at 3:45 sharp (3:45-4:15) 1 week until Benchmark #2 9 days until Winter Break and Final Grades are due. Last vocabulary quiz will be this Thursday/Friday.

3 Do Now (page 39L) 1.Eventhough he told me how to get to the lieberry I still get lost. 2.I wanted to be a lowyer, when I was a child but now I want to be a Doctor. 3.Paris is a wounderful city in france; It is also were the Eifel Tower is located. 4.Every one must make him or her own desishuns when it come to education. 5.Bobby whent to a museem with his school, and thought it was facinating.

4 Corrected Sentences 1.Even though he told me how to get to the library, I still got lost. 2.I wanted to be a lawyer when I was a child, but now I want to be a doctor. 3.Paris is a wonderful city in France; it is also where the Eifel Tower is located. 4.Everyone must make his or her own decisions when it comes to education. 5.Bobby went to a museum with his school and thought it was fascinating.

5 Purpose PIED (page 40R) Copy down the following quick notes: Author’s purpose is the reason that the author wrote a piece of text. Why did the author write this piece of text? – to persuade readers, to inform readers, to entertain readers, or to describe something to readers.

6 (40R) Author’s Argument Author’s Argument: The author’s intent or purpose for writing the text. Answers the question: Why did the author write this text? What point is the author trying to make? Author’s Argument is as easy as… –Persuade – Inform –Entertain –Describe (Explain)

7 (Page 40R) Author’s Argument As you watch these clips, I want you to take AT LEAST 10 notes. Your notes must be in complete sentences. M&feature=related oQ

8 PersuadeInform EntertainDescribe (Explain) (page 40L) Draw this diagram in your notebooks. Take about 7 minutes to fill in as much of this chart as you can. Think of examples, elements, and overall definitions for each purpose. Try to fill in as much as you can in each quarter.

9 Author’s Argument Persuade What: To convince readers to agree with author’s opinion. Uses: Examples: ***Author’s Opinions*** Persuasive Language Facts Statistics Commercials Advertisements Editorials (Opinion articles) Key Question:Does the author want me to change the way I think about something?

10 Persuasive Text: Hold up a minute and let's slow down a bit Let's consider this. Listed here are two reasons why you should buy solar panel systems, for you to consider. By installing solar power on your home or business, you help keep people employed locally and support your local economy. Solar panels are being produced quicker and cheaper than ever before.

11 Inform What:To give readers information about a topic. Uses: Facts NO Opinions!!! Statistics (data) Examples: Cookbooks Textbooks Historical accounts Key Question:Does the author want me to learn something/know about something by reading this?

12 Informative Text Halloween Safety Tips: Costume Designs: Purchase or make costumes that are light and bright enough to be clearly visible to motorists. –For greater visibility during dusk and darkness, decorate or trim costumes with reflective tape that will glow in the beam of a car's headlights. –Bags or sacks should also be light colored or decorated with reflective tape. Reflective tape is usually available in hardware, bicycle, and sporting goods stores.

13 Entertainment What: To amuse the reader – wants the reader to really enjoy the work. Uses: Humor Fiction (like most novels we read) Examples: Plays Poems Stories Key Question:Does the author want me to be amused?

14 Entertaining Text: The Royal Dog attracted the Royal Housemaid who was sure there was Some Sort of Animal in the closet. The Royal Housemaid was afraid of many things. But, more than anything else, she was afraid of Some Sort of Animal in a Closet. She went to get the Royal Steward who went to get the Royal Butler who went to get the Royal Exterminator (who is in charge of removing All Sorts of Animals from closets or from anywhere else). The Royal Exterminator opened the closet door and found a baby dragon.Exterminator

15 Describe (Explain) What: To describe feelings or a series of events. Uses: description of events/feelings Examples: Key Question:Does the author want you to understand something? Restaurant, hotel, etc. Review

16 Descriptive Text “As I looked down at my plate, the food didn’t look too appetizing. There were three meatballs floating around in a gooey orange sauce. There were also a few pieces of pineapple and potatoes in the sauce with the meatballs. The potatoes were undercooked and the meat lacked flavor. I also wanted more meatballs, because I was still hungry after eating this. The sauce was a little spicy, which I liked, but it had a strange aftertaste.”

17 Let’s see if we can guess the purpose for the following passages. Use your notes and prior knowledge to make a decision. *The following passages’ purposes are either to inform, to persuade, or to entertain. Study these ones more thoroughly for the CST.

18 The Slim-O-Matic will cause you to loose pounds and inches from your body in one month. This amazing machine helps you to exercise correctly and provides an easy video to show you the proper way to exercise. Send $75.99 and begin exercising today. to Inform to Entertain to Persuade

19 The Underground Railroad was a secret organization which helped slaves escape to freedom. Many slaves were able to escape because of the conductors and station masters. The northern states were free states and slaves were free once they arrived in the north. Secret codes and signals were used to identify the conductors and station masters. to Inform to Entertain to Persuade

20 It was a glorious morning in Alabama. The sun was shining through the trees. Alan couldn't wait to find his fishing pole and call his friend Sam to go fishing. They had a great time on these early morning fishing trips. They took their dogs with them and the dogs would swim in the lake while they fished. It was so funny to watch those dogs paddle around the lake. to Inform to Entertain to Persuade

21 Judy Glen's amazing Wrinkle Remover cream will make you look younger in thirty days or less. This remarkable cream has special ingredients to make your wrinkles disappear. The cost for a thirty day supply is $ Send your check to P.O.Box 00002, Shelton, CA to Inform to Entertain to Persuade

22 Laura Elizabeth Ingalls Wilder was born on February 7, 1867 in Pepin, Wisconsin to Charles and Caroline Ingalls. She met and married Almanzo James Wilder in She published many books based on her travels to the west. Her writing became the basis for the " Little House" series She died in to Inform to Entertain to Persuade

23 HAMSTERS FOR SALE: Braxton Pet Store, Northwood Mall: We have a large selection of hamsters for sale this week. They are interesting pets and you will enjoy having one. They are only $ this week. Come and buy yours today! to Inform to Entertain to Persuade

24 Calligraphy is a form of handwriting. A special pen must be used. Letters are formed using up and down strokes. Old documents are usually written in this form. Diplomas, certificates and other awards are written in calligraphy. It is an interesting form of handwriting. to Inform to Entertain to Persuade

25 Katina and her brother, Jess were playing with the water hose outside one day. Jess was hiding from Katina so she wouldn't squirt him with the water. The back door opened and Katina pointed the water hose toward the door. It was Mom and she was dripping wet! to Inform to Entertain to Persuade

26 Rosie had the best time making her valentine cards for her classmates. She used red and white paper, heart stickers, markers and anything else she could find. It was great. Her friends are planning a valentine party on Feb. 14th at school. The one she made for her best friend is funny. Funny valentines are nice to get. to Inform to Entertain to Persuade

27 The easy Chopper 3 will chop your vegetables for you in about 30 seconds. It is easy to use and you can use any vegetable. The cost is $ Order yours today! to Inform to Entertain to Persuade

28 Abraham Lincoln's birthday is on Feb. 12th. He was a great President of the United States. He was our 16th President. He is remembered for freeing the slaves. to Inform to Entertain to Persuade

29 to Inform to Entertain to Persuade Joe had been fishing for over two hours without a single bite. Suddenly there was a nibble at the end of his fishing line. He stood up on the boat and leaned out too far. Just then there was a sharp yank on the line. Joe fell overboard and landed head first into the water. Joe and his friends laughed and laughed.

30 to Inform to Entertain to Persuade The giant panda is a bearlike animal that has thick white fur with black markings on its ears, limbs, shoulders, and around its eyes. The giant panda feeds on bamboo forests at high altitudes in western China. It also eats bulbs, roots, eggs, and some small mammals. The cubs are born in late winter. The giant panda is an endangered species and is protected by the Chinese government.

31 to Inform to Entertain to Persuade It's New! It's Refreshing! It's Slurpy Soda! This is the best soda in the world! If you drink this soda you will jump higher, run faster and be smarter in school. Try one today!

32 Wednesday

33 Thursday/ Friday

34 Do Now (page 41L) 1.Define Pronoun. 2.Define antecedent. 3.Read the following paragraph and list all of the pronouns. Next to the pronouns, write its antecedent. A Fox once saw a Crow fly off with a piece of cheese in its beak and settle on a branch of a tree. "That's for me, as I am a Fox," said Master Reynard, and he walked up to the foot of the tree. "Good day, Mistress Crow," he cried. "How well you are looking today: how glossy your feathers; how bright your eye. I feel sure your voice must surpass that of other birds, just as your figure does; let me hear but one song from you that I may greet you as the Queen of Birds." The Crow lifted up her head and began to caw her best, but the moment she opened her mouth the piece of cheese fell to the ground, only to be snapped up by Master Fox. "That will do," said he. "That was all I wanted. In exchange for your cheese I will give you a piece of advice for the future: "Do not trust flatterers."

35 We need antecedents… It finally arrived in the mail. He grabbed it while they looked on eagerly. She was over in the corner, unable to watch, but they kept leaning over his shoulder, nagging him to get it out. She hadn't wanted it to come this way, not with all her hopes resting on it. Her hands shook as she watched him turn it over and examine the handwriting. She had been afraid of what they might do when they learned about them. And now they had sent this. "Can we wait and open it later," she groaned. He looked sharply at her, and then they fell silent while he slowly opened it. "All right, all right! If you must do it now, at least hurry up! This is driving me crazy!"

36 Quick News… Benchmark #2 is next week. Socratic Seminar/Test make-up/add on is Friday from 3:45 to 4:15 Notebook Check will happen next Thursday/Friday, so make sure you bring your notebooks.

37 Vocabulary #3 Spelling 1.Dermatologist 2.Autobiography 3.Object 4.Biologist 5.Interlude 6.Manuscript 7.Biography 8.International 9.Reject 10.Repeat Vocabulary 1.H 2.B 3.J 4.E 5.G 6.I 7.C 8.A 9.F 10.D POS 1. Noun 2. Noun 3. Noun 4. Noun 5. Noun 6. Noun 7. Noun 8. Adjective 9. Verb 10. Verb Grading Scales Spelling: 10 = 4 8 – 9 = – 7 = 3 5 = – 4 = 2 0 – 2 =1 Vocabulary/ POS: 20 = 4 16 – 19 = – 15 = 3 10 – 11 = – 9 = 2 0 – 5 = 1

38 (41R) POV Review Write a 2-4 sentence-long story from the 5 different POVs based on the picture to the right. 1.1 st person POV 2.2 nd person POV 3.3 rd person objective POV 4.3 rd person limited POV 5.3 rd person omniscient POV


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