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Welcome Back!! English III/IV April 8 th – 12th. Do now….. For class today you will need your binder (which SHOULD include pieces of paper), something.

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1 Welcome Back!! English III/IV April 8 th – 12th

2 Do now….. For class today you will need your binder (which SHOULD include pieces of paper), something to write with (make sure your pencil is sharp & ready to go) and your Adapted Interactive Reader. Please get these things NOW, quickly & quietly. Thank you, please.

3 From Romanticism to Realism from Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave Introduction

4 Vocabulary in Context Humble is an adjective that means modest, low in rank, or courteously respectful. → The family lived in a humble cottage by the woods.

5 Vocabulary in Context Husk is a noun that means the dry covering of certain fruits and seeds, especially corn. → Tamales are wrapped in husks, the stiff coverings from ears of corn.

6 Vocabulary in Context Stagger is a verb that means to walk or move unsteadily. The past tense is staggered. → The toddler staggered as he took his first steps, so his mother used her hands to steady him.

7 Vocabulary in Context Write a short paragraph using the 3 vocabulary words we just learned. You may write about any topic that you wish. When you finish, exchange paragraphs with your partner. Your partner should read, underline the vocabulary words and check that the words are used correctly.

8 Warm-up Yesterday we began talking about the Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, and we watched a brief video trailer. Think back to the video. How to you think Douglass might have reacted emotionally to slavery. Be ready to share your response.

9 Quick Vocabulary Review True or False? 1.A humble person does not listen when others speak. 2.You should always eat the corn husks wrapped around your tamales. 3.You might stagger when you have been deprived of sleep.

10 Grammar Practice Review: Fragments. Fragment Practice Notes: Run on sentences run on

11 Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass Guide to Annotation – CLOSE Reading of Narrative of the Life… By Frederick Douglass – Day #1 – Read over the article and make annotations (dialogue with the text)

12 Frederick Douglass – Say Something! 1.With your partner, decide who will say something first. 2.When you say something, do one or more of the following: Identify an unfamiliar word Make a prediction Ask a question Make a connection Make a comment 3.If you cannot do one of the above, you need to re- read. 4.The other person responds to what was said. Be ready to share!

13 Comprehension Questions 1.What kind of work does Douglass do for Mr. Covey? 2.How long did Douglass live with Covey? 3.What does Covey use as the excuse for whipping Douglass? 4.What is Master Thomas’s reaction when Douglass tells him about his life with Covey? 5.What does a slave give Douglass for protection against Covey?

14 Ticket Out Use your post its to write learned/confused sentences for our parking lot.

15 Senior Paper/Presentation Day! Seniors – you will be presenting NEXT WEEK! Use this time to get your act together! Juniors – keep revising & make a works cited page!

16 Do now….. For class today you will need your binder (which SHOULD include pieces of paper), something to write with (make sure your pencil is sharp & ready to go) and your Adapted Interactive Reader. Please get these things NOW, quickly & quietly. Thank you, please.

17 Frederick Douglass Please turn to page 240 – 241 in your adapted readers (you may have a different page # - use the index!) We will work through these exercises together.

18 Frederick Douglass - Writing Please take out a separate piece of paper. You will write two paragraphs about what happened when Douglass fled home to Master Thomas (in you OWN words). Consider the following questions: 1.Why does Douglass expect Master Thomas to protect him? 2.Why does Master Thomas want Douglass to stay with Covey? 3.Why do you think Master Thomas says Mr. Covey is a good man?

19 Hey, guess what?? It’s Achieve 3000 time!! Please log on to & complete at least ONE article with a grade of 75% or better. Show me your score when you have finished – remember, this is part of your participation grade. ← you not you →


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