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Ursula Hamner February 2, 2010.  Warm up – Phrasal Verbs  Review Articles  Word Parts  Reading Strategies  Up Front  Homework.

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1 Ursula Hamner February 2, 2010

2  Warm up – Phrasal Verbs  Review Articles  Word Parts  Reading Strategies  Up Front  Homework

3 Warm Up: Phrasal Verbs  Your group will receive several words  Match each phrasal verb with its synonym  Use at least 7 of the words in a story ◦ Check for proper usage ◦ Remember these are verbs

4  get over - recover  put off – postpone  call off – cancel  hold on – wait  come across – find  look back on – recollect  carry on – continue  take place – happen  look up to - admire

5 Review HW: Up Front Articles  “From Slavery to the Whitehouse” p8  “Afghanistan: How We Got There” p14  Work in groups that read the same article ◦ Summarize the article on paper ◦ Discuss your personal reaction ◦ Give your recommendations

6 Review HW: Up Front Articles  Sit with someone from the opposite group  Explain the points from your discussion  Switch roles and learn about the other article

7 Word Parts 1. LOGY means ____________ ◦ 'logy' is used at the end of words (suffix) ◦ For example biology 2. ____________ OLOGIST means ____________ ◦ ‘ologist’ at the end means its a person doing that ◦ Both are often used in scientific contexts  What are other examples that use similar word parts?

8 Word Parts: Sentences  Work with a partner  Make 3 sentences (not from dictionaries)  Sentences should explain the meaning  Share your sentences with the class

9 Strategy: Skim for General Information  This strategy requires you to read quickly  You are not looking for specific information  You are trying to get the main idea of the text  When skimming a reading selection, start with the title of the text  Then read the topic sentence of each paragraph  Skimming is a skill that is especially suited for doing research  By skimming a few pages of a reference book or novel, you can generally tell if the book or novel will be useful for your research

10 Strategy: Scan for Specific Information  Scanning is a skill that requires that you read quickly while looking for specific information  To scan a text, you should start at the top of the page and then move your eyes quickly toward the bottom  This technique is helpful when you are looking for the answer to a known question  This is especially helpful when taking a test

11 Using the Skimming Strategy  Read for the main idea of the text  You will be timed for the following articles  Look for overall meaning even if not finished ◦ Pricey Pixels p4 ◦ No More Mister Nice Guy ◦ Running For Congress? ◦ All Aboard! (Except the Men) ◦ Digits and Destiny p20

12  Reading Journals due on Tuesdays  But this week turn it in on Thursday  Read “Free Speech Vs. Privacy” p12 ◦ Use reading strategies ◦ Be certain to Scan the first time ◦ Avoid stopping at unimportant words

13  Warm Up  Upfront article  Word Parts  Text  HW

14 Vocabulary Game  Objectives ◦ Descriptive adjectives ◦ Nouns in categories  Directions ◦ Guess what the word is by using ◦ Audience should give nouns that exemplify the adjective shown  Soft  Interesting  Electronic  Artistic  Liquid  Colorful  Dangerous  Academic  Romantic  Wild  Challenging  Stressful

15 Upfront “Locked Away Forever”  Prereading Questions 1.Are there situations in which age makes someone less accountable for his or her actions? Explain. 2.At what ages are Americans considered to be adults when it comes to voting, military, driving, buying alcohol, or getting married? 3.At what age should someone be considered adult b the criminal justice system?

16 Upfront Magazine  Read the title, subtitle, and look at the pictures of the article  Look at the map of the US  Examine the pie chart of Florida’s juveniles  What do you think this article will be about?  Watch the video on juvenile offendersjuvenile offenders

17 Upfront Magazine  Read the article “Locked Away”  Use skimming strategy for general ideas  Underline words you do not understand  Answer the discussion questions

18 Discussion Questions  Do you think stricter sentences for juvenile offenders is an effective crime deterrent?  Should parents be held accountable for violent crimes committed by their minor children? Why or why not?  How might the victims’ families feel if the Supreme Court barred life sentences for juvenile offenders?

19 Word Parts  TEN and TAIN mean _________  Common word part that can be connected to common words  Example sentence: ◦ The children in this picture are being con ten tious.

20 Text “Engineering”  Before you read p2  Reading strategy: Previewing and predicting  Fill in “Prediction” chart

21  Reread “Locked Away” in Upfront ◦ Scanning for details ◦ Look up words that you still do not understand ◦ Short quiz on Tuesday  Text “Coober Pedy” p3 ◦ Reading comprehension p5  Vocabulary Journal on Wiki ◦ Please do 5 words for Tuesday


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