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  1. Witnessing an Event Chapter 20 English 7

  2. September 25, 2013 LG: I will be able to read and interpret an eyewitness account. Eyewitness Account (p.503)

  3. YOUR TURN 1: Discovering An Eyewitness Account • Think of an exciting or unusual event you have seen lately. • Answer these questions in your English notebook. Write in complete sentences. • What was the event? • Why does this event stand out in your mind? • What details of the event can you recall most easily? Why do you think you can recall these details?

  4. Reading an eyewitness account Pages 504-6

  5. Hopi Snake Ceremony

  6. Hopi Snake Ceremony

  7. Reading Question 1 1. What do you think this story will be about? September 25, 2013 LG: I will be able to read and interpret an eyewitness account. Eyewitness Account (p.503) Sentences about event should be written here. “Hopi Snake Ceremonies” Reading Questions 1. This story will be about…

  8. Reading Question 2 2. How does this author help you see the dancers? September 25, 2013 LG: I will be able to read and interpret an eyewitness account. Eyewitness Account (p.503) Sentences about event should be written here. “Hopi Snake Ceremonies” Reading Questions This story will be about… The author…

  9. Reading Question 3 3. Why do you think the author includes the detail about the snake biting the dancer? September 25, 2013 LG: I will be able to read and interpret an eyewitness account. Eyewitness Account(p.503) Sentences about event should be written here. “Hopi Snake Ceremonies” Reading Questions This story will be about… The author… The author…

  10. Reading Question 4 4. Why do you think the author chose to write an account about this particular event? September 25, 2013 LG: I will be able to read and interpret an eyewitness account. Eyewitness Account (p.503) Sentences about event should be written here. “Hopi Snake Ceremonies” Reading Questions This story will be about… The author… The author… The author…

  11. Finding Descriptive Language Pages 507-8

  12. Eyewitness Account (p.503) Your Turn 1 Sentences about event should be written here. “Hopi Snake Ceremonies” Reading Questions This story will be about… The author… The author… The author… September 26, 2012 LG: I will be able to identify descriptive language and the implied main idea in a piece of literature Finding Descriptive Language (p.508) Your Turn 2 (Copy format below.) Sensory language 1. 2. Figures of speech 1. 2. Precise words 1. 2.

  13. YOUR TURN 2: Finding Descriptive Language • Re-read “Hopi Snake Ceremonies” on pages 505-506. • Find at least two examples each of sensory language, figures of speech, and precise words. Write the examples in your English notebook. • In a small group, tell what examples of descriptive language you found and discuss how they helped you picture the events clearly.

  14. Turn to page 505 in your textbook to re-read • “Hopi Snake Ceremonies” and complete Your Turn 2 by Jennifer Owings Dewey.

  15. Identifying the Implied Main Idea Pages 508-10

  16. YOUR TURN 3: Mapping the Implied Main Idea • With your assigned group, find the implied main idea of “Hopi Snake Ceremonies” • by completing the following steps. Create a main idea map. • Each group member is assigned parts of the selection. Some paragraphs in the reading have main ideas, and some do not. Each group member should use the steps in Mapping It Out on page 509 to come up with a main idea statement for his or her section. • As a group, look at all of your main idea statements. What do they say about the “Hopi snake ceremony? Sum up these main ideas into one overall statement that tells the main idea of the whole reading. This is the reading’s implied main idea. • Confirm the overall main idea your group has identified by checking it against details from the reading.

  17. September 26, 2012 LG: I will be able to identify descriptive language and the implied main idea in a piece of literature Finding Descriptive Language (p.508) Your Turn 2 (Copy format below.) Sensory language 1. 2. Figures of speech 1. 2. Precise words 2. September 30, 2012 LG: I will be able to identify descriptive language and the implied main idea in a piece of literature Mapping the Implied Main Idea (p.510) Your Turn 3 (Complete Your Turn 3 in the packet.)

  18. Context clues Page 511

  19. Page 511

  20. Page 511

  21. Context Clues practice • In your journal, complete the context clues practice activity (page 511). • Write the part of speech and your definition of the word. Context Clues (p.511) rituals: coachwhips: stocky: obscured: cajole:

  22. Context Clues Practice • Rituals: (noun) an established procedure • Coachwhips: (noun, pl) a long, slender snake • Stocky: (adjective) thick and strong • Obscured: (adjective) hard to see • Cajoled: (verb) persuade

  23. Writing an Eyewitness Account Chapter 20, Part 2

  24. Writing an Eyewitness Account • In your English notebook, silently write about an eyewitness account. Write continuously. Use the prompts below if necessary. Refer to packet if needed. • Describe a party or picnic you attended. • Tell about meeting or seeing a famous person. • Describe an exciting play in a game you saw. • Give an account of a recent visit to a museum. • Describe the sounds, sights, and smells of a typical Saturday in your neighborhood. • DON’T STOP WRITING UNTIL I TELL YOU TIME IS UP.

  25. Writing an Eyewitness Account Chapter 20, Part 2

  26. Complete YOUR TURN 4: Choosing An Experience in packet.

  27. Complete YOUR TURN 5: Identifying Your Audience in packet.

  28. Complete YOUR TURN 6: Gathering and Organizing Ideas in packet.

  29. Complete Mini-lesson: Showing Instead of Telling in packet.

  30. Complete YOUR TURN 7 : Writing Your Eyewitness Account in packet or Partyfold Graphic Organizer.

  31. Eyewitness account Examples • Writer's Model