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Monday and Tuesday November 18 and 19 I can revise a text in order to create cohesive (complete) meaning. (Bell Ringer) I can demonstrate comprehension of increasingly challenging text by answering literal and interpretive questions.(Skills Review) I can apply knowledge of connotation and denotation to determine the meaning of words and phrases in text. (Vocabulary Skills) I can articulate how the choice of narrator and the diction shapes the meaning of increasingly challenging text. (Dialect)
Bell Ringer Our meals weren’t always served in the expected order of breakfast, lunch, and supper. Everything was subservient to the disposal of the tides. ◦A. NO CHANGEA. ◦B. was defenseless in the face ofB. ◦C. depended onC. ◦D. trusted inD.
Answer C is the best choice because it offers the clearest and most concise wording.
Bell Ringer I grew up with buckets, shovels, and nets waiting by the back door; hip-waders hanging in the closet; tide table charts covering the refrigerator door; and a microscope was sitting on the kitchen table. Having studied, my mother is a marine biologist. Our household might have been described as uncooperative. Our meals weren’t always served in the expected order of breakfast, lunch, and supper. Everything was subservient to the disposal of the tides. When the tide was low, Mom could be found down on the mudflats. When the tide was high, she would be standing on the inlet bridge with her plankton net. I have great respect for my mother. I learned early that the moon affected the tides. Which choice most effectively signals the shift from the preceding paragraph to this paragraph? ◦F. NO CHANGEF. ◦G. Our lives were likewise affected by the phases of the moon.G. ◦H. A relationship exists between the moon and the tides.H. ◦J. The moon is a mysterious orb afloat in the sky.J.
Answer G- This is the best introductory sentence because the rest of this new paragraph explains how “the phases of the moon” affected a “complete cycle of tides.”
2A and 3A You will need to input your answers into the clickers for WFA 3.4 and 3.5! Please listen to instructions!
Textbook Work My Friend Lucy Who Smells Like Corn… Read the text independently. Answer the questions 1-8 on page 704 and 1-6 on page 705.
Dialect Dialect is the way in which one speaks. Speaking a certain dialect can be a means of identifying with a region or a way of life; the speech patterns of groups or individuals are an important part of their identity.
Dialect fun EhY EhY Sl2Y Sl2Y fJY fJY vEQ8 vEQ8 yM yM
Partner Work You and your partner will read the quotes. Paraphrase what the character is saying. Rewrite the quote in Standard English. Example: What is Mammy saying? “If you don't care what folks says about dis family I does! I is told ya and told ya that you can always tell a lady by the way she eat in front of folks like a bird. And I ain't aimin' for you to go to Mr. John Wilkenson's and eat like a field hand and gobble like a hog! “bird Gone with the Wind
What is Huck saying? Pray for me! I reckoned if she knowed me she'd take a job that was more nearer her size. But I bet she done it, just the same- -she was just that kind. She had the grit to pray for Judus if she took the notion-- there warn't no back-down to her, I judge. Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Huck on Mary Jane, Chapter 28.
What is Janie saying? “Then you must tell 'em dat love ain't somethin' lak uh grindstone dat's de same thing everywhere and do de same thing tuh everything it touch. Love is lak de sea. It's uh movin' thing, but still and all, it takes its shape from de shore it meets, and it's different with every shore.” ― Zora Neale Hurston, Their Eyes Were Watching GodZora Neale HurstonTheir Eyes Were Watching God
What is Tom Robinson saying? Well, I said I best be goin', I couldn't do nothin' for her, an' she said, oh, yes I could. An' I asked her what, and she said to jus' step on the chair yonder an' git that box down from on top of the chifforobe. So I done like she told me, and I was reachin' when the next thing I know she... grabbed me aroun' the legs. To Kill a Mockingbird
What is Aunt Polly saying? Spare the rod and spile the child, as the good book says. I'm a-laying up sin and suffering for us both, I know. He's full of the old scratch, but laws-a-me! He's my own dead sister's boy, poor thing, and I ain't got the heart to lash him somehow. Every time I let him off my conscience does hurt me so; and every time I hit him my old heart most breaks. The Adventures of Tom Sawyer Aunt Polly on Tom, Chapter 1.
What is Tea Cake saying? "Twasn’t ‘cause Ah wanted tuh stay off lak day, and it sho Lawd, wuzn’t no woman. If you didn’t have de power tuh hold me and hold me tight, Ah wouldn’t be callin’ yuh Mis’ Woods. Ah met plenty women before Ah knowed you tuh talk tuh. You’se de onliest woman in de world Ah ever even mentioned gittin married tuh. You bein’ older don’t make no difference. Don’t never consider dat no mo’. If Ah ever gits tuh messin’ round another woman it won’t be on account of her age. It’ll be because she got me in de same way you got me – so Ah can’t help mahself."woman Zora Neale Hurston, Their Eyes Were Watching God Zora Neale HurstonTheir Eyes Were Watching God