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Welcome back! Today is Tuesday, April 8, 2014 1/5 Thank you for finding your way promptly to our temporary classroom. Tomorrow, we will be back in portable.

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1 Welcome back! Today is Tuesday, April 8, /5 Thank you for finding your way promptly to our temporary classroom. Tomorrow, we will be back in portable 5. Please:  turn off your phones,  put them away,  take out your:  journals opened up to the notes you took on the first 25 pages,  copy of the class novel,  writing utensil,  Makah editorial  Put backpacks on the floor, and  Prepare your journals for a Good Grammar Lesson

2 Good Grammar Look at your Makah Editorials 1. Did you MLA format your paper? 1. If yes, thank you. 2. If no, why not, if it was in the directions? MLA Formatting guide 2. Did you tell me where you found your illustrations? 1. If yes, thank you. 2. If no, why not, if it was in the directions? 3. If yes, thank you. 4. If no, why not, if it was in the directions?

3 Good Grammar Continued… Voice – Who is telling the story? – a review 1 st person is my point of view  It can by singular or plural  Singular pronouns are: I, me, my, mine  Plural pronouns are: we, us, our, ours 2 nd person is your point of view  Singular and plural use the same pronouns  They are: you, your, yours 3 rd person is the most common voice and traditional for academic writing  Singular contains gender specific pronouns: he, him, his, she, her, hers, it, and its.  Plural 3 rd person pronouns are just they, them, their and theirs. Which should you use from now on for academic papers?

4 Today’s Learning Goal We will be able to better understand the concept of “part-time” identity and how his environment, the reservation, affected his identity Progression of Learning  We will reflect on yesterday’s reading to identify evidence Alexie is using to communicate his message.  We will identify our own part-time identities

5 Journal Reflection As I check off your notes from the first reading assignment, answer the following questions in your journal. 1. What were some of the challenges Junior faces in this first part of the book? 2. With which of Junior’s experiences can you identify? 3. With which can you not? 4. What are some self-reliant characteristics Junior exhibits? 5. In what ways can society/community oppress us? In what ways can it lift us up?

6 Class discussion  By drawing cartoons, Junior feels safe. He draws “because I want to talk to the world. And I want the world to pay attention to me.” How do Junior’s cartoons show his understanding of the ways that racism has deeply impacted his and his family’s lives?

7 Part-Time…Me Think about your own identity, what are two identities or personalities you spilt your time between? Neatly draw a full- page stick figure in the middle of the page and a dotted line down the middle and use words to describe each identity on its respective side.

8 teacher gay man thoughts relation ships What I say Hope and dreams Hopes and dreams Gut feelings Challenges along the way

9 Identity Examples Role  Student  Son/daughter  Brother/sister  Pet owner  Worker  Athlete  Artist Minority status  Race  Class  Gender  Ability  Sexual Orientation  Religion  Age

10 Fist to Five I better understand the concept of “part- time” identity and how his environment, the reservation, affected his identity. Homework  Read to page 47 and take notes.  Complete the “Part-Time…Me” drawing. 1/5 Meet in P6 tomorrow

11 Effective Note-Taking Format Chapter Title and page numbers (One Page for Each Chapter) Text Evidence in the form of quotes “………………” (Junior, pg. 14) Reaction to each quote This quote makes me think……… This actions shows me…… I’m wondering……….. Vocabulary Words and a quick summary of the chapter Information to answer the Essential Questions: What is his identity and how does it develop? and How does it affects the decisions he makes?

12 Fist to Five  I am prepared to read Sherman Alexi’s The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian and understand his message. Homework  Read the first 25 pages of the book and  take notes (I will check the notes at the beginning of class and, if you have not read and taken notes, I will give your folks a call after school.) Your Editorials  Here they are. Correct and resubmit. We will be addressing the most common errors over the next seven days, so bring them to class every day. This unit is two-weeks long.  1/5 we will meet in the greenhouse tomorrow.


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