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1 Monday/ Tuesday

2 Quick News… 5 weeks to review for the CST!!! 60/59 days until the end of the school year 44/43 school days 26 more times that you have to go to each class We will continue with our Root Mondays/ Tuesdays today with three roots. Mini-CST Quiz #1 this Thursday/Friday Vocab Quiz #6 this Thursday/Friday

3 Agenda 1.Root Diagrams 2.Research Process -Helping Quartet (small group discussions) -Class Discussion -Notes 3.The Giver -Chapters Flowchart

4 Objectives: What you will be able to do after today’s lesson… To diagram root words and expand your vocabulary. To communicate and discuss your understanding of the research process, and in doing so, expand and build upon your prior knowledge. To read and comprehend the plot, characterization, and themes within our class novel, The Giver.

5 But WHY???? We’re getting ready for the war (CST). Remember, you may have lost some of the battles (benchmarks), but you will win the war (CST)!!!! Learning root words can help you expand your vocabulary without really having to learn 100’s of words. You can break down the roots within a word and make an educated guess on its meaning. You will be writing a research paper in 8 th grade, probably more than one a year in high school, and definitely in college!! Understanding the process of writing a research paper will make writing it a lot easier. Breaking down the plot, characterization, and themes within a story will help you understand and comprehend what you are reading while also making you a better reader.

6 Page 28R -Root Diagrams Root: BIO- Meaning: life Examples: biography, autobiography Root: TRI- Meaning: three Examples: tricycle, triangle Root: CHRON- Meaning: time Examples: chronology, chronic

7 28R-L – Root Diagram--Assignment: Working with a partner you will have 20 minutes to chart out the roots CHRON-, TRI- and BIO- --Use a dictionary to help you find words that contain your root. Root: Meaning: Word #1 with definition Word #2 with definition Word #3 with definition Word #4 with definition

8 Helping Quartet 1.Read over the thinking questions. 2.Take 5-7 minutes to answer the thinking questions on your own. 3.As you are answering the thinking questions, I will walk around and assign you as an A, B, C, or D person. 4.Person A will have 60 seconds to share his or her answers while Persons B, C, and D are taking notes on what Person A is saying. 5.Next, Person B will share and Persons A, C, and D will take notes. 6.Person C will share next. 7.Person D will share last. 8.You will have 60 more seconds to ask any a question about what they said and clarify your notes. 9.Last  Once everyone has shared, you will answer the questions on the back independently. We will share your new knowledge on the research process as a class.

9 Helping Quartet Expectations… When Person A (B, C, or D) is talking, there should not be any other talking from the quartet. Person A (B, C, or D) must talk for the entire 60 seconds. When it is not your turn to share, you will write down notes on what Person A (B, C, or D) is saying, especially if it is something that you did not fully understand. You also want to add notes on ideas that go beyond what you previously thought. The name of this activity is HELPING quartet, so purpose is it help one another and expand your understanding of the research process. Make certain that you are being respectful towards your classmates by not interrupting them and paying attention to them when they are talking.

10 Research Process (29R) 1) Research? When you look up info about a topic that you don’t know; an informational, detailed essay 2) Importance of questions? Reminds you what you are looking for; helps organize the essay; questions = topics 3) What do you need? Resources; outlining/ pre-writing; topic/ main idea 4) Avoiding plagiarism… in-text citations; giving credit to the author; don’t copy and paste; bibliography 5) Organizing your research essay… outlining; transitioning from 1 paragraph to the next; separate the topics; start general/broad info  move to specific details 6) Why learn about research? Know how to look up info; research in 8 th grade, high school, and college 7) Purpose? To learn something new/ more about a topic; so you know how to conduct research

11 Chapter Flowchart (29L) Tape your flowchart to page 29L.

12 Wednesday

13 MLA In-Text Citations and Bibliography (30R) In-Text Citations: – Books with 1 author “Quote” (author’s last name page #). – Books with multiple authors “Quote” (author #1 last name and author #2 last name page #). – Website “Quote” (website title). – Magazine “Quote” (author’s last name page #). – Encyclopedia “Quote” (Title of Article page #).

14 In-Text Citations and Bibliography (30R) Bibliography: – Books with 1 author Author’s Last Name, First Name. Title of Book. City of Publication: Publisher, Year of Publication. – Books with multiple authors Author’s Last Name, First Name and First Name Last Name. Title of Book. City of Publication: Publisher, Year of Publication. – Website Website Title. Day Month Year. – Magazine Author’s Last Name, First Name. “Title of Article.” Title of Periodical. Day Month Year: Pages. – Encyclopedia “Title of Article.” Title of Encyclopedia. Edition. Date of Publication. **ABC order ** Indent the 2 nd line of any entry

15 MLA In-Text Citations and Bibliography (30L) This is your exit ticket!!! 1.Rewrite the following sentences with the correct in-text citation. a)"He spoke to us in German and then left us behind" ( ). -- from source #2, pages b)"I never thought of myself as proud", says Cornish in his book The Exploration of the Future ( ). –From source #1, page 15. c)"Politics is such an interesting field" ( ). --From source #4, page 127. d)"Enraged is how he felt after the episode" ( ). --From source #5. e)“Xavier and Yater explore the idea that the U.S. is changing politically” ( ). From source #3, page Create a bibliography with all the sources.

16 Thursday/ Friday Agenda 1. Spelling/Vocab Quiz 2. New Words 3. The Giver  chapters Mini-CST Quiz #1 a. Take Quiz b. Grade Quiz c. Discuss/Correct Misunderstandings

17 Vocabulary Quiz #6 SpellingVocabulary

18 New Words (page 31R) WordPOSDefinition 1. OccasionallyAdverbat times; from time to time; now and then. 2. HarshlyAdverbAn ungentle or unpleasant way of doing something 3. EnthusiasticAdjectivefull of or characterized by enthusiasm; eager 4. TransferredVerbto pass or remove from one place or person to another 5. LonelinessNounIsolation without companions 6. CheerfulAdjectiveFull of cheer; in good spirits 7. AwfulAdjectiveextremely bad; unpleasant; ugly 8. SeldomAdverbon only a few occasions; rarely; infrequently; not often 9. ShruggedVerbto raise and contract the shoulders, expressing indifference 10. SquirmingVerbTo wiggle or writhe

19 The Giver What happened the last time we read? Let’s read chapters 18 and 19.

20 Mini-CST Quiz #1


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