Warm-up and Closure English I Fall 2013
Warm-up january 24 • Answer the following in complete sentences in your warm-up notebook. Please put the date at the top: • 1. What is the procedure for entering the classroom? • 2. What is the procedure for turning things in late? • 3. What is the procedure for the end of class? • 4. What is the procedure for missed work? • 5.What are the 8 parts of speech? • 6. How many points are taken off for something being two days late?
Parts of Speech • Verb • Adjective • Conjunction • Noun • Adverb • Preposition • Interjection • Pronoun
Closure January 24 • Identify the prepositional phrase in the sentence by marking ( ) around the phrase. Mark a “P” above the preposition itself. • She dove into the water before dawn. • He wants to leave after the intermission. • The book is between the shelves. • Homework 4th: Finish Thank you M’am annotations if needed; study prepositions and finish preposition sheet from class today; turn in parent info sheet [signed]. PURCHASE BINDER AND NOTEBOOK!
Warm-up~ January 27: Directions (Prepositions) • Write instructions for a student who is trying to get from this classroom to your next class. If it’s too close, choose the cafeteria. Be specific. Do not leave anything out of your instructions! • Pass your parent info the front. • Have your binder and notebook out for me to check. • 4th: Have your annotations ready for “Thank You M’am”
January 27: Closure • Go back to your warm-up and circle prepositions. Bracket all “prep” phrases. • Homework: • You will have a prepositions quiz on Thurs (4th) Friday (1st/3rd). • Honors: Read “The Model,” annotate, and answer questions for tomorrow on a separate sheet of paper in complete sentences. • ALL: Study prepositions and take/print the learning styles inventory on my wiki home page.
Closure: Prepositions January 28th • Mark prepositions and objects of prepositions in each sentence. Bracket each phrase. • 1. In spite of her struggles, she always succeeded in anything she attempted to complete. • 2. The above-average student made an effort to work diligently on his homework for the benefit of his educational pursuits. • 3. He was a crusader for justice amid the difficulties of his age. • Hw: Study prepositions; bring an article from the newspaper into the class- we will analyze author’s purpose and supporting details
Warm-up: January 28 Prepositions • List as many prepositions as you can off the top of your head. Write about your plans for the rest of the week, and then mark all prep phrases after you do so. • Have your “Thank You M’am” questions out on your desk for me to check.
Honors: January 31 warm-up • Honors: Re-write the first paragraph of “The Model” without prepositional phrases while I come around and check your homework. You do not need to mark “P” and “OP”.
ANSWER- Warm-up • Curving, the little town, lay one July day. Its two "gates," the smaller, the larger one, stretched forth--one a dwarf and the other a colossal limb--and the bell tower, almost as tall as the cliff, wide below, narrowing, raised its pointed summit.
January 31: Warm-up~ Recognizing Prepositions • Copy this list of words on a piece of notebook paper. • Circle only the words that are prepositions. Do not look at the list. in and of a through then now right or amid over the so run up under but like left from for straight despite
Gallery walk or seated work • Please finish the first three exercises from each preposition worksheet. • When you’re finished, you may complete the rest of the exercises to get ahead.
Closure Jan 31: “Run up to run around” • Often, a verb and preposition combine to form an expression that differs from the standard meaning of the verb. For example, we can say that something falls under a particular category, even though the verb fall normally has to do with things giving in to the influence of gravity. • See how many expressions you can form by combining the following verbs and prepositions: • Go, run, call, give, shoot • Around, off, down, up, out • Homework: All vocab for unit 1 due Monday; prepositions quiz on Monday; Bring in a newspaper article that you can analyze for supporting detail; print non-fiction notes on wiki.
Warm-up Feb 3: Prep phrases • Please write the sentences and mark the prepositional phrases appropriately with ( ). • 1. The roads of ancient Rome connected the cities of the empire. • 2. The book on the table in the English classroom is Barbara's book. • 3. According to the police, the suspect got away. • Have your vocab out and ready to show me- Unit 1
GALLERY WALK OR SEATED WORK: PREPOSITIONS • Continue to work on prepositions review from last week for tomorrow’ s quiz. • You have 15 minutes to finish the next three exercises from each section of each practice sheet. • If you have less than three exercises left, please finish the section entirely. • If you finish early, work on extra exercises.
Warm-up: February 4 • Use your vocabulary words to write a short story. Please use at least 4 words from your list. Pay attention to the part of speech.
Your visual feature article • Using your article with a visual feature included, answer the following questions on a piece of paper (you may include this with your other article answers if you have those.) • 1. Describe your visual feature in as much detail as possible. [Focus on facial expressions, clothing, action, coloring, background, etc.] • 2. What is the title of your article? (correctly punctuated!) Do the title and the photo align? (Do they make sense together?) • 3. What is the main idea of your piece? If it is stated, write the sentence. Does the photo align with it? • 4. What are the types of supporting details used and examples of these? • 5. Overall, how does your visual feature enhance the article? Is there anything you would change about it? Why? • 6. Would you be able to tell what your article is about without reading it based on the visual features that you see? Why or why not?
Non-fiction articles • After you’re finished reading the NF article on books and answering the NF term questions, we will discuss. • If you’re finished early, begin answering the NF questions for your own article. • Discuss and record notes for the articles of your 1 o’ clock partner. Summarize the bolded points that appear on the question sheet. Then, answer- how is theirs different or similar to your piece?
Closure: February 4 • Please quote the following appropriately. Write them with quotations or underline them if needed. • The Seven Ages of Man (a poem by Shakespeare) • The New York Times (a famous newspaper) • Homeland (a TV series) • The Lord of the Flies (a book by William Golding) • Your favorite magazine or song (punctuate accordingly) • HW: Study vocab- late vocab- see note on board/wiki
Warm-up February 6 • Please write three new sentences using new vocabulary words. Make sure they are used exactly how they appear in your text.
Closure Feb 6 • Exit slip on punctuation • This is your own work/counts as a quiz • When you are done, keep it at your desk (flip it over.)
MLA citation • Internal citations- these go INSIDE of your actual paper when you are writing. They appear within the paper like this: • [If there’s a page number] • Gibaldi indicates, “Quotations are effective in research papers when used selectively” (109). • [If not] Quotations need to be carefully chosen: “Quotations are effective in research papers when used selectively” (Gilbaldi). • According to Anthony Gilbaldi, “Quotations are effective in research papers when used effectively.” • No author? Cite as (“Title of piece”).
MLA citations- works cited • For “Who Killed the Iceman?” we are going to try to use MLA citations in the form of Works Cited. • Editor, author, or compiler name (if available). Name of Site. Name of institution/organization affiliated with the site (sponsor or publisher), date of resource creation (if available). Medium of publication. Date of access. • From The Purdue Owl
MLA Works cited The Purdue OWL Family of Sites. The Writing Lab and OWL at Purdue and Purdue U, 2008. Web. 23 Apr. 2008. Editor, author, or compiler name (if available). Name of Site. Name of institution/organization affiliated with the site (sponsor or publisher), date of resource creation (if available). Medium of publication. Date of access. *If no publisher, then n.p. *No date published? N.d.
Warm-up Feb 7 • No warm-up- 5 minutes of vocab study • Have your books out on your desk- novel check • Have them by Monday- one day late (9/10). • If you have an Amazon order, show me that (on its way.) • Have your finished “Who Killed The Iceman?” article worksheet out on your desk to pass up to me.
Closure Feb. 8 • Try to write one sentence using parallelism and one sentence using antithesis. Use your JFK speech and notes as a model.
Warm-up Feb 10 • Look at your vocab words for unit 2. Write 5 sentences using 5 words of your choice correctly.
Tone: JFK • On a sheet of paper, record JFK’s tone (use your vocab list.) • Create a main idea sentence for this tone choice. • Include 2 examples to support your choice of tone. In total, your response should only be about 6-7 lines.
Warm-up Feb. 11 • Choose 3 new vocab words and use them correctly in a sentence. Be sure to study its part of speech (some have multiple parts of speech, so be careful.)
Closure Feb 11 • Make the following statements parallel: • In spring, summer, or in winter • It was a long ceremony and very tedious. • Mark prepositional phrases in the following sentences: • 1. She stopped at the store on her way to the ceremony. • 2. Over the hill and through the woods lives my friend.
Warm-up Feb 17 • Welcome back. • There is no warm-up today. You may review your punctuating titles notes and vocabulary unit 2 for today’s quizzes that were supposed to take place last week. • Pull out your practice EOC test. Begin to record your answers on looseleaf.
Quizzes • When you are done, place both quizzes on the front table. Make sure your name is on both. • Take an EOC answer key (do not write on this- I need it back.) Check your answers and mark accordingly on a sheet of looseleaf.
As you listen to mlk’s speech… • Metaphor • Simile • Parallelism • Antithesis
Now, record your thoughts • Then, think about: • Dominant appeal • Tone • Style- formal or informal? • Author’s purpose: Express, Persuade, Inform, Entertain?
Closure Feb 17 • Punctuate the dialogue and titles correctly. Write each sentence. • 10. Can you believe, Dot asked me, that it has been almost five years since we've seen each other? • 11. A Perfect Day for Bananafish is, I believe, J. D. Salinger's best short story. • 12. Certainly, Mr. Martin said, I shall explain the whole situation to him. I know that he will understand.
Warm-up 4th block Feb 18 • You need to work decisively and be quick. How can you fix this to make it parallel? • “Speech is silver, but silence is gold.”- What is this called? • Punctuate the dialogue and correct capitalization if necessary.: He asked when will we be getting our quiz back?
Style • Informal v. formal (does the speaker/writer use “you” and include the audience?) • Elevated v. simple- Look at diction • Figurative v. literal- metaphorical language? Or straightforward?
MLK speech • Answer NF questions 1-5 in complete sentences. • Author’s purpose: Persuade, inform, express, entertain • Style: Informal v. formal, figurative v. literal, elevated v. simple • Tone: Use three quotes to support your tone choices. Use words from your tone list and make sure they are appropriate.
Quoting • The speaker says, “
Closure Feb 18 • Label the verb and prepositional phrase in each sentence. • 1. The radio was my favorite gift at Christmas. • 2. Jay will be the winner of the most games. • 4. The furniture should be early American style for this room. • 5. Gomer Pyle's favorite expression was "Golly!".
Warm-up Feb 19- find prep phrases and verbs- first three (1st and 3rd) • 1. An honest man should have been the leader of the country. • 2. Curt's favorite toy is his big truck. • 3. Students' favorite food must be pizza. • 4. The alarm must be ringing again and again. • 5. My homes have been a school house, an old apartment, and a moved-in house.
Closure Feb 19 Wed. 1st and 3rd blocks • Create three unique sentences using one linking verb and two action verbs. Use your notes. • Hw: Study verbs list, vocab, and complete your story if you need to.
Warm-up Feb 20 • Using your vocabulary words, create 3 unique sentences. Do not recycle words that you may have already used in class. If the word is not a verb, add a verb to the sentence from your verb list. • Please help me out by straightening the desks and picking up any trash that you see. Thank you.
Closure: Verbs- February 20 • “Ride” and “hide” are similar verbs in the present tense, but they follow different rules when they’re put in the past tense. Ride becomes rode, and hide becomes hid. • List three other pairs of verbs that are similar in the present tense, but which follow different rules in the past tense. • Homework: • Study for vocab, verbs, and work on practice EOC….FINISH research task if you did not today.
Gallery walk- Primary v. secondary sources • When you are finished, you may be seated as you check over your work. • You may work on vocabulary unit 4 or the EOC.
Knight Time • Please have your verbs notes out. • Also, get your Warriner’s purple grammar book out from under your desk. • Turn to pages 48 and 49.
Warm-up Feb 21 • No warm-up- study for quiz
Eoc • Generalization: Statement about a group of people or things, based on a few people • Subject/verb agreement: The subject has to agree with the verb: They is the best v. She is the best. (Singular subject/singular verb). • Fragments and Run-ons- Be careful for sentences without punctuation or ones that are not complete (subject and verb.)
EOC contd. • Comma splice- a comma that comes between two independent clauses (these two clauses may stand alone. A period could go in the middle.) • WRONG: She walked to the store, he followed her there. • Correct: She walked to the store; he followed her there. Or • She walked to the store. He followed her there.
Popular Terms… • Point- of- view • Mood • Tone • Author’s purpose • Style • Personification • Main idea