Presentation on theme: "April 29-May 3 5 weeks to go!. Do Now: 4/29-4/30 What do you know about the Civil Rights movement in the United States? Give me your opinions on race."— Presentation transcript:
Do Now: 4/29-4/30 What do you know about the Civil Rights movement in the United States? Give me your opinions on race and how people of different races are treated in the US? Do you see problems still? How can we fix these? 10mins Table of Contents: Introduction to Race Relations in the US…………..p.10
Big Question for our final Unit Copy onto 10R: How can race relation conflicts be resolved? Prompt: Compare and contrast race relations in the United States to those in South Africa. How are things similar? How are they different? How can these conflicts be resolved? Notes and information given today will be used in your essay! You will need a works cited page
Agenda Notes/Background on the race relations in the United States (30mins) Article read in small groups (Jim Crow laws, Brown vs. Board of education+ Minority group growth) + Discussion w/questions (35mins) Video on race relations issue (15mins) Student led discussion (30mins) Prompt for upcoming final essay (10mins)
Works cited page Record for every article: Title, today’s date Direct quotations and paraphrased information Answer questions on the board on a separate sheet of paper! What does paraphrased information mean? CFU: What do you need to do for each article?
Article 1 Questions: Take notes 10R 15mins silent read + take notes Answer on a separate sheet of paper: What do these increases in minority groups mean for the United States? How will the economy and other aspects of politics be affected? Do you think these increasing numbers of minorities will have a positive or negative effect on the United States? Why? Do you think this trend of increasing minority populations will continue? If so what will happen to the “face” of the United States? Do you see things around you becoming more integrated (races coming together) or do you still think minorities are marginalized (pushed to the side)? Explain. DISCUSS
Article 2/3 20mins Silent read + Take notes on 10R Do you still think schools are segregated in the United States or do you think they are more integrated since Brown Vs. Board of education? Give an example. What is the NAACP? What role did they play in this court case? Look up the word: injunction What does this word mean? What was the injunction in Brown vs. Board of education? What was the national effect of Brown V. Board of education? How did it change American schools? How does Brown v. Board of education affect us today? What were the Jim Crow laws? How did the Jim Crow laws hold African Americans back in society? DISCUSS
Media Clips http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7ZhSNiTQuqo http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TTGHLdr-iak http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KebHqCxOGZ Y
Student led Discussion Prep What are your ideas about immigration reform and policy? Can you come up with another way to achieve citizenship? Reflect on the readings from today. What stood out to you the most and why? Do you think things have come a long way since Jim Crow and Brown vs. Board of Education? Do you think the US still needs to grow in terms of treatment of minorities? Share a story either from the news or from personal experience where you have witnessed either equal treatment based on race or inequal treatment? What does this show about out country? Come up with questions to ask each other about any of the topics we covered in class today.
Prompt for final essay Compare and contrast race relations in the United States to those in South Africa. How are things similar? How are they different? How can these conflicts be resolved? Exit Slip: Brainstorm at least five ideas of what you want to address in this essay!
Do Now 5/1 The CST is approaching!!!!!!!!!!! Please write one goal you have for the English CST Be specific! What do you want to focus on? 5mins Make it a good one!!! You will come to back to this! Table of Contents: CST………..11
5/1: Agenda Take out a piece of paper CST workshop #2 Rotations: 1. Intermediate Paragraph Corrections 10mins (in groups) 2. My Trip in a Time Machine Writing (Silent) 20mins-reward for the most entertaining story! 3. Prose vs. Poetry Reading comprehension 15mins (Silent)
Notebook Setup Pass out reading materials What are the basic elements in every plot? What is dialogue? What are external/internal conflicts? What does the word theme mean? What is a fictional narrative? Table of Contents Page: Plot/Narrative Fiction………page 12 10mins
Objective + Goal Set SWBAT: use plot structure to draft a fictional narrative with a clear beginning, middle and end SWBAT: identify and analyze the plot of their independent and guided reading books. (5mins) Based on the objectives set two goals for this class period! Example: I will be able to identify all plot elements in my independent and guided reading book. It can be behavior related as well! At the end of class you will evaluate if you met your goal or not.
Agenda Picture and Chart (Brainstorm) 10mins Review Plot Elements 5 mins Narrative Writing Assignment (35mins or more) Reading Program: Plot Elements (Create your own diagram for your guided reading book) GOALSSSSSSSS
Brainstorm: 12R Brainstorm about the characters and events in these images. Fill out the characters, setting, events, chart in your notebook as you view the image. I will leave each picture up for 2mins only so write down as much as you can for your story!
Brainstorm Draw the plot diagram in your notebook and map the story out! Label the internal conflict Label the external conflict Written in the first person through one character’s perspective 10mins
Assignment Narrative Writing with an emphasis on plot! You need to: Choose one of the images. Write from one character's (in the painting) point of view. You may write about the character's feelings and thoughts, tell the story that leads up to the picture, or narrate the events that follow. Don’t only describe the picture but invent an original story related to the event illustrated. (1and a half to 2 pages) Contest info!
Reading Program: Plot Table of Contents: Plot Elements……p. depends on progress Conferences 1. Draw the plot diagram 2. Fill in the details for each step of the plot (this will vary depending on where you are in the book) 3. Explain what step in the plot you are in and why! 20mins IR 10mins Write 5-10mins Discuss
Exit Slip: Goals!!! Did you meet your goals? If yes, how did you meet them? If no how can you improve? Set two more goals for next week! They can be behavior or academic related (think about your final projects!) AND THE CST!!!!!!! (AHHHH) NOW IS THE TIME TO DO YOUR BEST!!!!! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ALJu7YPMNB I&playnext=1&list=PL0695518149FF33C5&featu re=results_main