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1 M ONDAY, N OVEMBER 19, 2012 Daily Objectives Organize Journal for grading on Friday Target Lesson 1-5 and organization Practice documenting quotes Use ideas from reading to generate an informative writing Daily Agenda 1. Grade Journals 2. “More Writing Ideas from Reading” Chart 3. Journal Writing

2 M Y E XPERIENCE AS A W RITER A time when you wrote something in school A time when you wrote something out of school The kinds of writing you most like to do The kinds of writing you least like to do Favorite things that you’ve written 2

3 E NTRY 2 – “M Y N AME ” 10/17 Read the Sandra Cisneros piece and write on the following questions: How many of you like your names? How many of you wished that sometimes your name was different? How many of you know what your name means? How many of you have a memorable story to tell about your name or someone else’s name?

4 W RITING I DEAS FROM R EADING (5) 10/19 ReadingSourceIdeasQuestions and Connections “It is licking up articles of airborne scent and brushing them against the mass of olfactory nerves in the roof of its mouth.” “Rattled, ” p. 2 -bomb sniffing snakes -how other animals smell I have always wondered why the tongue of a snake does that. Does it smell all kinds of scents, other than prey?

5 W RITING I DEAS FROM R EADING 10/22 ReadingSourceIdeas (3+) “My Name” p.1 From The House on Mango Street, Sandra Cisneros -Name stories -name meaning -feelings about my name “Rattled” p. 2-9 From Texas Monthly, Gordon Grice “Democracy” p. 10 The New Yorker, E.B. White

6 “M ORE W RITING I DEAS FROM R EADING ” (5 T OTAL ) QuoteSourceIdeas (3)Questions and Connections “Scientists have discovered that gorillas play tag.” “Article Title”, Magazine, pp. -weird animal games -how is tag played -Weird Animal Tricks -Do other animals play? -I saw the movie Rise of the Planet of the Apes “…kids should be assigned a specific topic in elementary school – dust, beetles, apples – and study it through high school…” “Random Ideas from All Over”, Reader’s Digest, p. 81 -Stupid Ideas in Education -How important can dust be? -Stupid Topics I Had to Research -How do you know what will interest a child? -Reminds me of other stupid subjects in school

7 “W EIRD A NIMAL T RICKS ” Introductory Paragraph Body Paragraph(s) Concluding Paragraph

8 “T ITLE ” P. 121 A UTHOR Setting Characters Plot Events …. Internal Conflicts (2) who felt what and why External Conflicts (2)

9 L ITERARY T ERMS – PP. 967 & Novel 2. Short story 3. Plot 4. External conflict 5. Rising action 6. Climax 7. Falling action/Resolution 8. Exposition 9. Setting 10. Point of view st person POV 12. Characters rd limited POV rd omniscient POV 15. Theme rd person POV 17. Internal conflict 18. Conflict


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