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On-Level English I 2013-2014. Warm-up #1 Vocabulary Unit 310/07/13 Take out Vocabulary Unit 3 and prepare to say each word and definition together with.

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1 On-Level English I

2 Warm-up #1 Vocabulary Unit 310/07/13 Take out Vocabulary Unit 3 and prepare to say each word and definition together with the class! (Write each word only in this space) Also, take out paper for notes! Take out Vocabulary Unit 3 and prepare to say each word and definition together with the class! (Write each word only in this space) Also, take out paper for notes!

3 Warm-up #2 Thesis statement #110/08/13 Look at the following prompts: 1. Write an essay in which you explain whether school uniforms would improve student learning at Boswell High School. 2. Write an essay in which you explain whether sports and extra-curricular activity programs (Band, FCCLA) increase student achievement at Boswell High School. 3. Write an essay in which you explain whether or not Boswell should abolish homework to allow students more time for outside activities. 4. Write an essay in which you explain whether or not Boswell should add 15 minutes to the lunch period to accommodate the large numbers of students buying lunch. Write a thesis statement (including all 3 parts) for 2 of these. Use your notes from last week to help you formulate your ideas! Look at the following prompts: 1. Write an essay in which you explain whether school uniforms would improve student learning at Boswell High School. 2. Write an essay in which you explain whether sports and extra-curricular activity programs (Band, FCCLA) increase student achievement at Boswell High School. 3. Write an essay in which you explain whether or not Boswell should abolish homework to allow students more time for outside activities. 4. Write an essay in which you explain whether or not Boswell should add 15 minutes to the lunch period to accommodate the large numbers of students buying lunch. Write a thesis statement (including all 3 parts) for 2 of these. Use your notes from last week to help you formulate your ideas!

4 Warm-up #3 Body paragraphs10/09/13 Read: Let’s imagine that we are writing an essay on whether participation in athletics and extra-curricular activities improves student performance at school. Here is our THESIS: Athletics and extracurricular participation does improve student performance because students feel responsible to teammates, cannot participate if they are failing a class, and feel more connected to the school. Read: Let’s imagine that we are writing an essay on whether participation in athletics and extra-curricular activities improves student performance at school. Here is our THESIS: Athletics and extracurricular participation does improve student performance because students feel responsible to teammates, cannot participate if they are failing a class, and feel more connected to the school. Write: Explore one of the MAIN POINTS in a CIRCLE MAP – finding specific, concrete examples that will help you build a strong body paragraph. (Hint: Put the main point in the inner circle, and then fill the outer circle with stories and examples from a variety of sources: books, movies, t.v., history, current events, music, and of course, your own stories) Write: Explore one of the MAIN POINTS in a CIRCLE MAP – finding specific, concrete examples that will help you build a strong body paragraph. (Hint: Put the main point in the inner circle, and then fill the outer circle with stories and examples from a variety of sources: books, movies, t.v., history, current events, music, and of course, your own stories)

5 Warm-up #4 Body paragraph example 10/10/13 Read: Create the following form. Identify examples in each category of when money creates or fails to create happiness. Be sure the center box matches your thesis. Read: Create the following form. Identify examples in each category of when money creates or fails to create happiness. Be sure the center box matches your thesis. books, movies, music lyrics history current events, pop culture *(Hint: think Kardashians), personal $=Happiness or $= Happiness

6 Listed below are synonyms for each of your unit 3 vocabulary words. Match and write down each synonym pair in your journal. Vocab Words Emphasize,Relevant, Significant, Source, Differentiate, Thesis, Petrified, Inherent, Saunter, Inexplicable: Listed below are synonyms for each of your unit 3 vocabulary words. Match and write down each synonym pair in your journal. Vocab Words Emphasize,Relevant, Significant, Source, Differentiate, Thesis, Petrified, Inherent, Saunter, Inexplicable: Warm-up #5 Vocabulary 3 symonyms 10/11/13 Synonyms: Built in, Highlight, Important, Mysterious, Opinion, Origin, Related, Separate, Terrified, Walk

7 Listed below are antonyms(opposites) for each of your unit 3 vocab words. Match and write down each antonym pair for your warm-up. Vocab Words Emphasize, Relevant, Significant, Source, Differentiate, Thesis, Petrified, Inherent, Saunter, Inexplicable: Listed below are antonyms(opposites) for each of your unit 3 vocab words. Match and write down each antonym pair for your warm-up. Vocab Words Emphasize, Relevant, Significant, Source, Differentiate, Thesis, Petrified, Inherent, Saunter, Inexplicable: Warm-up #6 Vocab 3 Antonyms 10/17/13 Antonyms: conclusion, connect, fact, ignore, learned, run, trivial, unafraid, understandable, unimportant

8 Write down each sentence: then, fill in the blank in each sentence with the correct vocabulary word from Unit 3. TEST MONDAY! 1.If I want to _______________ something, I might underline it. 2.Your weekend plans are not ____________ to this class. 3.My _____________ for that information was a magazine article that I saw linked on Twitter. 4.When I wrote my essay, I put the ______________ near the beginning so readers would get my opinion. 5.I was ________________ when the large spider descended from the ceiling towards my desk. 6.I think singing is an _________________skill for Robin because everyone in her family is good at it. Write down each sentence: then, fill in the blank in each sentence with the correct vocabulary word from Unit 3. TEST MONDAY! 1.If I want to _______________ something, I might underline it. 2.Your weekend plans are not ____________ to this class. 3.My _____________ for that information was a magazine article that I saw linked on Twitter. 4.When I wrote my essay, I put the ______________ near the beginning so readers would get my opinion. 5.I was ________________ when the large spider descended from the ceiling towards my desk. 6.I think singing is an _________________skill for Robin because everyone in her family is good at it. Warm-up #7 Vocab 3 Sentences 10/18/13

9 Take out your copy of “The Scarlet Ibis” and write a single sentence to sum up the story so far. Be sure to identify title/author. **Gather your Essay pieces, staple, and put in box! Take out your copy of “The Scarlet Ibis” and write a single sentence to sum up the story so far. Be sure to identify title/author. **Gather your Essay pieces, staple, and put in box! Warm-up #8 SI 10/23/13

10 Imagine that you are being asked to write a short review of “The Scarlet Ibis.” Write an opening paragraph of that review in which you explain whether you would recommend it to another student and why. Warm-up #9 SI review 10/24/13

11 Warm-up 10 (4 th period only) SI review Quickly skim through “The Scarlet Ibis,” beginning on page 199, line 300 (and continuing to the end of the story) for references to the color red. Write down the line numbers and phrases: Example: (This is the beginning of the story up to line 300) “Bleeding tree” – Line 2. “Bleeding tree” – Line 12. “Red and shriveled” – line 26 “Mahogany (A RED colored wood) Coffin” – line 30 “Turning first red” – Line 60 “Blood” line 125 “Mahogany box” – line 131 “Cardinal” (A red Bird) – line 189 “Mahogany Coffin” – 224 **I Found 17 more, how many can you find? Quickly skim through “The Scarlet Ibis,” beginning on page 199, line 300 (and continuing to the end of the story) for references to the color red. Write down the line numbers and phrases: Example: (This is the beginning of the story up to line 300) “Bleeding tree” – Line 2. “Bleeding tree” – Line 12. “Red and shriveled” – line 26 “Mahogany (A RED colored wood) Coffin” – line 30 “Turning first red” – Line 60 “Blood” line 125 “Mahogany box” – line 131 “Cardinal” (A red Bird) – line 189 “Mahogany Coffin” – 224 **I Found 17 more, how many can you find?

12 Warm-up 10 (11 for 4 th ) SI review What are the types of conflict in “The Scarlet Ibis?” 2. From what point of view is “The Scarlet Ibis?” told? 3. Label the basic plot pieces of “The Scarlet Ibis” on a plot pyramid (diagram). 4. What type of characters (Flat, Round, Static, Dynamic)are Doodle, the narrator, Aunt Nicey, Daddy and Momma? 5. What is the tone of the 1st paragraph of “The Scarlet Ibis?” 6. What do the following symbolize: the storm, the scarlet ibis, the mahogany coffin? 7. What is the setting of “The Scarlet Ibis?” 8. What genre is “The Scarlet Ibis?” 9. What is a theme? Write a theme statement about “The Scarlet Ibis.” 1. What are the types of conflict in “The Scarlet Ibis?” 2. From what point of view is “The Scarlet Ibis?” told? 3. Label the basic plot pieces of “The Scarlet Ibis” on a plot pyramid (diagram). 4. What type of characters (Flat, Round, Static, Dynamic)are Doodle, the narrator, Aunt Nicey, Daddy and Momma? 5. What is the tone of the 1st paragraph of “The Scarlet Ibis?” 6. What do the following symbolize: the storm, the scarlet ibis, the mahogany coffin? 7. What is the setting of “The Scarlet Ibis?” 8. What genre is “The Scarlet Ibis?” 9. What is a theme? Write a theme statement about “The Scarlet Ibis.”

13 Warm-up 11 ( #12 for 4 th ) SI compound sentences For each sentence below, add a coordinating conjunction and a second sentence to form a compound sentence. Circle your coordinating conjunction and comma: Example: It is heresy to think that older brother purposely killed Doodle. Compound sentence: It is heresy to think that older brother knowingly killed Doodle, yet he is at least partially responsible for his death. Your turn: 1.The narrator was very dogged. 2.When Doodle was first born, his death seemed imminent. 3.The scarlet ibis was exotic. 4.Doodle’s health was very precarious. 5.Doodle constantly reiterated, “Don’t leave me.” For each sentence below, add a coordinating conjunction and a second sentence to form a compound sentence. Circle your coordinating conjunction and comma: Example: It is heresy to think that older brother purposely killed Doodle. Compound sentence: It is heresy to think that older brother knowingly killed Doodle, yet he is at least partially responsible for his death. Your turn: 1.The narrator was very dogged. 2.When Doodle was first born, his death seemed imminent. 3.The scarlet ibis was exotic. 4.Doodle’s health was very precarious. 5.Doodle constantly reiterated, “Don’t leave me.”

14 Warm-up 12 Poetry What is a poem? Make a list of at least 1 characteristic that is ALWAYS part of poetry, and at least 4 that you think are SOMETIMES a part of poetry, to help us create a definition.

15 Warm-up 13 Paraphrase On page 476, please PARAPHRASE this poem. Remember that a paraphrase is not a summary. It should be as long as the poem.

16 Warm up #14 Complex Change all these compound sentences to complex and write them down. 1.I am not feeling well today, but I still have to go to school. 2.The end of the six weeks is this Friday, and I need to do corrections to pass. 3.The wind is making it bitterly cold outside, yet the sun is shining brilliantly. Change all these compound sentences to complex and write them down. 1.I am not feeling well today, but I still have to go to school. 2.The end of the six weeks is this Friday, and I need to do corrections to pass. 3.The wind is making it bitterly cold outside, yet the sun is shining brilliantly.


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