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  1. Verbals March 17-21 1st period: Help me put our room back together. We need 6 columns of 5 desks!

  2. Warm Ups: March 17Copy down the following definitions in your grammar notes. • Verbals are words derived from verbs but used as nouns, adjectives, or adverbs. • There are three types of verbals: • Participles - Form of a verb that can act as an adjective to modify a noun or pronoun. A participle ends in either –ing or –ed. • The cryingbaby had a wet diaper. • Shaken, he walked away from the wreckedcar. • Gerunds - Verb form that ends in –ingand is used as a noun. • Travelingmight satisfy your desire for new experiences. • Infinitives - Verb form that may be used as a noun, adjective, or adverb. An infinitive is formed from the word to followed by the base form of a verb. • We must study to learn.

  3. Let’s Practice! • They do not appreciate my singing. • He lacked the strength to resist. • The burning log fell off the fire. • Smiling, he hugged the panting dog. • I have a paper to write before class. • My cat’s favorite activity is sleeping.

  4. Let’s Practice! • They do not appreciate my singing. (gerund) • He lacked the strength to resist. (infinitive) • The burninglog fell off the fire. (present participle) • Smiling, he hugged the pantingdog. (present participle) • I have a paper to write before class. (infinitive) • My cat’s favorite activity is sleeping. (gerund)

  5. Heads up • The EOC/STAAR test is March 31. (2 weeks from today!) • We are going to be focusing on reviewing and preparing for this test… power through and stay in the ZONE. • Today: individual grade conferences while you work independently.

  6. Revising and Editing:What’s the difference?

  7. STAAR English II WritingAdministered April 2013 Revising: • “The Spark” – questions 1 – 5 • “Robots in Surgery” – questions 6 – 10 • “Language Lesson” – questions 11 – 15 Editing: • “In Support of Shakespeare” – questions 16 – 22 • “A New Breed of Lifeguard: Rescue Dogs” – questions 23 - 30

  8. What can we learn from our answers?

  9. Warm Ups: March 18Write down the following sentences. Underline and identify the type of verbal being used. • The police arrested him for speeding. • The church, destroyed by a fire, was never rebuilt. • His ambition in life is to become a pilot. • You might get in trouble for faking an illness. • The guy wearing the chicken costume is my cousin.

  10. Participle, Gerund, or Infinitive? • The police arrested him for speeding. (gerund) • The church, destroyed by a fire, was never rebuilt. (past participle) • His ambition in life is to become a pilot. (infinitive) • You might get in trouble for fakingan illness. (gerund) • The guy wearing the chicken costume is my cousin. (present participle)

  11. “Why Do Curfews Keep teens out of trouble?” • This is a professional essay. • We are going to predict what the missing information is based on the information we DO have.

  12. Thesis statement • Will answer the question • Pros and cons (one paragraph of each) • Will have the two reasons… what are they? • Security is needed for teens, and curfews have proven effective. • There are some negative consequences sometimes. (Where can we put this info?) • Based on this information, predict what you think the missing information is. (10 minutes)

  13. Let’s read the actual essay • Were your predictions close? • Annotate the essay. • Circle the thesis statement and label it. (1) • Underline each topic sentence and label it. (2) • Box each evidence (proof) and label it. (2-3) • {bracket} each analysis and label it. (2) • Star the conclusion and label it. (2)

  14. DC warm up • Get out your self/edit sheet and finish completing your work. (Peer edit should be complete) OR • Get out A Streetcar Named Desire. Today is a silent day. Either work on your essay and ask me questions OR read. These are the only two options. If you have completed Streetcar, I’ll give you the short stories packet.

  15. essay • New due date: Friday, March 21st (TIN: 7 a.m.) • Required in an envelope/manilla folder (top to bottom): • Final essay with works cited (should be the same word document, numbered accordingly) • Rough draft with corrections • Peer edit and self edit forms • Works cited with notecards/source cards • Copies of your sources. –

  16. Warm Ups: Block dayWrite down the following sentences. Underline and identify the type of verbal being used. • They asked me to bring some food to the picnic. • Removing his coat, Jack rushed to the river. • Jogging three miles every day is good for your overall health. • To improve your writing, you must consider your purpose and audience. • Having been a gymnast, Lynn knew the importance of exercise. • The broken window was expensive to repair. (2 verbals)

  17. Participle, Gerund, or Infinitive? • They asked me to bring some food to the picnic. (infinitive) • Removing his coat, Jack rushed to the river. (present participle) • Jogging three miles every day is good for your overall health. (gerund) • To improve your writing, you must consider your purpose and audience.(infinitive) • Havingbeen a gymnast, Lynn knew the importance of exercise. (present participle) • The brokenwindow was expensive to repair. (past participle) (infinitive)

  18. Uses of apostrophes • Inner quotes • “Mom said, ‘You better clean your rooms tonight or no dessert,’” Macey told her brother. • To show possession • Jenny’s book • The chair’s legs. • To make contractions that combine words and leave out letters • I am= I’m • They are= they’re • You are= you’re • Irregular words • Its= possession; it’s= it is • Theirs, ours, yours= no apostrophe

  19. Grammar: Block DayWrite down the words that need apostrophes. • The mans rake wasnt left in the leaf pile. • My mothers tablecloth was stained with grease. • You shouldnt pull your sisters hair. • The secretarys phone rang off the hook all morning. • Maries umbrella was blown inside out. For the following: just write the underlined word correctly: 6. Each paragraph has its topic sentence. 7. Th___ are lots of problems with the world. 8. Its important. 9. The students have th____ books. 10. Th___ over th____ with th____ books.

  20. Check your answers • The man’s rake wasn’t left in the leaf pile. *possession *contraction 2. My mother’s tablecloth was stained with grease. *possession 3. You shouldn’t pull your sister’s hair. *contraction*possession 4. The secretary’s phone rang off the hook all morning. *possession 5. Marie’s umbrella was blown inside out. *possession 6. Each paragraph has itstopic sentence. *possession 7. Thereare lots of problems with the world. *location 8. It’simportant. *contraction for “it is” 9. The students have their books. *possession 10. They’reover therewith theirbooks. *contraction *location*possession

  21. Conspiracy theories : a theory that explains an event or set of circumstances as the result of a secret plot by usually powerful conspirators Conspirators: a person who is involved in a secret plan to do something harmful or illegal Malaysian airline conspiracy is headline news right now!

  22. Essay puzzle: unscramble as you receive pieces Introduction-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------.----------------------------------------------.-------------------------------------Thesis Statement.--------------------------------------------------------. Topic Sentence Reason #1--------------------------------------------------------------------. Evidence #1------------------------------------------------------------------------. Analysis #1------------------------------------------------------------------------------------.-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------. Topic Sentence Reason #2--------------------------------------------------------------------. Evidence #2------------------------------------------------------------------------. Analysis #2------------------------------------------------------------------------------------.-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------. Topic Sentence Reason #3--------------------------------------------------------------------. Evidence #3------------------------------------------------------------------------. Analysis #3------------------------------------------------------------------------------------.-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------. Conclusion------------------------------------------------------------.------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------.-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------. Last Concluding Sentence---------------------------------------------------------------------.

  23. Fill in the graphic organizer • Quote the essay, organizing it into the graphic organizer. • But, WAIT! There are 3 reason paragraphs and only 2 boxes for body paragraphs!!!! • Choose the two strongest paragraphs!

  24. Let’s read and Annotate it! • Circle the thesis statement and label. • Underline each topic sentence and label. • Box each evidence (proof) and label. • {bracket each analysis and label.} • Star the conclusion and label.

  25. STAAR English II WritingAdministered April 2013 Revising: • “The Spark” – questions 1 – 5 • “Robots in Surgery” – questions 6 – 10 • “Language Lesson” – questions 11 – 15 Editing: • “In Support of Shakespeare” – questions 16 – 22 • “A New Breed of Lifeguard: Rescue Dogs” – questions 23 - 30

  26. Warm Ups: March 21***Turn in homework and Graphic organizer from Block Day***Write down the following sentences. Underline and identify the type of verbal being used. • I certainly do enjoy cooking. • The boiling water on the stove is hot. • My favorite sport, running takes a great deal of effort and commitment. • To prepare for the storm, we nailed plywood over the store windows. • The lot, filled with cars, was enormous. • The flashing lightening scared the dazed children.

  27. Participle, Gerund, or Infinitive? • I certainly do enjoy cooking. (gerund) • The boiling water on the stove is hot. (present participle) • My favorite sport, running, takes a great deal of effort and commitment. (gerund) • To prepare for the storm, we nailed plywood over the store windows. (infinitive) • The lot, filledwith cars, was enormous. (past participle) • The flashinglightening scared the dazed children. (present participle) (past participle)

  28. English STAAR

  29. STAAR English I Exam • 63 multiple choice questions • 3 short answer responses • 2 expository essays You have a total of 5 hours to complete the exam!

  30. Nervous about the time limit? Time estimates from TEA: Reading Section (1 ½ hours) • 1 hour to read the selections and answer the multiple-choice questions • 30 minutes to respond to short answers Writing Section (2 hours) • 1 ½ hours to write the essays • 30 minutes to answer the multiple-choice questions TEA created a five hour window to ensure that students had enough time to double check answer choices and revise/edit written compositions and short answers.

  31. English I STAAR Blueprint Base Test Field Test 13 multiple choice questions 1 short answer response 1 essay • 50 multiple choice questions • 2 short answer responses • 1 single • 1 connecting • 1 essay Calculates overall score

  32. Why are there field questions? • Evaluate the quality, difficulty, and fairness of questions • Build high-quality tests for future years • Ensure that these tests are legally defensible as graduation requirements

  33. Scoring Criteria Essay • Strong match between structure/form and purpose • Use of a clear thesis • Sustained focus • Logical progression of sentences an ideas • Specific development that adds substance to the essay • Specific use of language • Appropriate tone for the purpose • Strong conventions (grammar, punctuation, and sentence structure) Short Answer • Generate a reasonable idea • Confirm the validity of your idea using specific evidence from the text • Assesses if students can critically read on-grade-level texts

  34. STAAR Test – Monday, March 31 • Test starts at 7:25 a.m. • Test is five hour long • a “D” lunch has been added for testers • You may bring a snack in a Ziploc bag – commercial bags are too noisy. No messy snacks! • You may bring a water/Gatorade with a twist lid • Bubble your answers as you go. After the five hours are done, you cannot continue to work even if your answer document is blank. • You may read after the test • An actual book; no kindle, nook, or phone • Phones must be off and in your bag • Alarms must be turned off. • Phones may NOT be with you. If you get caught with your phone your test will not be scored by the state and you will face consequences from the school. If your phone rings during the test, there are also consequences from the school.

  35. Next week • Teachers will rotate (you will continue to report to my classroom) • Each day will focus on a different topic. • Be mature. • Bring your Mock EOC every day next week, and you will receive a packet Monday that you will need to bring everyday. • This packet will be counted as a half summative.

  36. EOC Benchmark Corrections Correct your answers. Are you understanding the questions? Reading all of the answer choices? Taking your time?

  37. Postcard: New Delhi • 1. A • 2. J • 3. C • 4. G • 5. A • 6. H • 7. A

  38. 8. Short Answer • Thesis • Point- possible answers • Give people of India a new experience • Encourage aspirations of job in flying • Allow dreams to come true • Quote • Avoid the literal answer “Planes are fun.” Go deeper.

  39. “Sunday Morning Early”“I Wish I Was A Poet” • 9. C • 10. J • 11. B • 12. J • 13. A • 14. G • 15. D

  40. “Sunday Morning Early”“I Wish I Was A Poet” • 16. G • 17. C • 18. J • 19. C

  41. “Sunday Morning Early”“I Wish I Was A Poet” • 20. F • 21. B • 22. J • 23. B • 24. F • 25. A

  42. “The Internet” • 27. B • 28. F • 29. C • 30. J • 31. B

  43. 26. Short Answer • Thesis • Point: • A moment in time • Cherish what you have • Don’t want to taint the moment • Time passes quickly • A quote from each text

  44. “Sit-In at the Five-and-Dime” • 32. G • 33. A • 34. H • 35. A • 36. H • 37. D The quote continues into sentence 19. Look at more than just the sentence in question. • 38. G

  45. 39. Essay • The question says, “Write an essay explaining why it is sometimes better to collaborate with others instead of working alone.” • You are not choosing an opinion- it is given • Need SPECIFIC examples, not vague or general • Need organization • We will discuss in detail next week!