Presentation on theme: "2 nd Quarter. * Gerunds * Review Parts of Speech and Functions of Nouns, e.g. subject, direct object, object of the preposition, and predicate nominative."— Presentation transcript:
* Gerunds * Review Parts of Speech and Functions of Nouns, e.g. subject, direct object, object of the preposition, and predicate nominative.
* Thesis statements * improving; the thesis should correlate with your analysis of SWIFT or other literary devices (answer to question 11 = answer to question 13)
* Themes * How can we improve in constructing themes? * Improve your theme development by broadening abstract noun vocabulary.
* MLA In-text Citations * Cite Correctly! * With Short Stories, Articles, or Books, you must use Author’s last name and page number. * With Poetry, you must use Author’s last name and line number.
* Questions * Need to exemplify Bloom’s Taxonomy higher level critical thinking * Example: Do you agree or disagree with the statement…? What evidence is there to support your answers?
* Answers * At least one answer should contain textual support with page or line numbers – proper MLA in-text citations. * Answers should be fully developed and thoroughly answered.
* Grading * More strict with grading CQ&A * Highest score out of 6. Points are deducted for lack of quality in questions and answers.
* Why are CQ&A necessary? * Increase reading comprehension * Assist with analysis, inference, and prediction * Helps the reader make connections to the reading and other classroom material. * Helps construct thesis statements, essays, and projects.
* Due Date and Presentation * Website must be completed by Thursday, December 11 th * The presentation of your website begin that Thursday and will continue Friday. * Presentation of your website should be 4-7 minutes. Be prepared to answer questions.
* Connection to Literature * Your written poem IS your connection to literature for your website. * In addition, you can make other connections to literature from class.
* Be sure to review the rubric and all necessary requirements for the website. * Further Questions?
* Description * With a partner, create an engaging 10 to 12- minute bell ringer, and teach it based on one of the various topics: grammar, vocabulary, or rhetorical or literary devices. * Sign-Up for a date and topic * First student-led bell ringer begins this Wednesday, December 3 rd. * Per Semester
* Requirements and Scoring Rubric * See hand-out