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1 Language Arts 2 Honors Thursday, January 23, 2014

2 Objectives & Standards: Language: Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English (capitalization, punctuation, and spelling) when writing by correcting D.O.L. sentences. Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing and speaking by practicing Syntax exercises. Reading Informational Text: Cite strong and thorough textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text by completing a close reading of the text (text: Letters from Birmingham Jail). Writing: Write responses in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience by answering questions about the text.

3 D.O.L. 1.My sister a high school freshman is trying out for the school play. 2.Mr. Forbes needs the following items for his cooking class flour, salt, and a variety of spices.

4 Syntax 1/23/14 Practice: Create your own sentence using an appositive (a group of words that further describes a subject). Martin Luther King, Jr., __appositive_______, _________________________. The Bill of Rights, ____________, ____________.

5 Quickwrites: In the Letter from Birmingham Jail, what is King’s purpose? What is his tone? Cite textual evidence for support. Socratic Seminar Reflection: What did you learn about segregation, segregation laws, and the Bill of Rights?

6 Re-reading the text! Create a T-chart. In the left-hand column, create a list of the clergymen’s main ideas/arguments. In the right-hand column, list King’s response to the clergymen’s arguments. Mark his letter for ethos, pathos, logos— use a different color highlighter.

7 Monday: Sub-day Read, highlight, annotate and create C- Notes for the Kohlberg handout. Make sure you understand the different stages of moral development. Take the practice quiz in groups.

8 Monday: Sub-day (continued) On lined paper, explain which stage applies to the clergymen and King. Use textual evidence to support. You may discuss your ideas, but each student needs to write their own response. Homework: Finish reading King’s letter. Highlight, annotate, write main idea for each paragraph. Go back and highlight ethos, pathos, logos in a different color.

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