Wednesday- Test + Thesis Statement

Step two of synthesis writing- the thesis statement

Thesis Statements for C and C Gr. 10 alt-

Thursday- brainstorm and thesis statement

Comparison-contrast-Essay-gr 10-

C and C example –

More examples of introductions:

Developing examples (don’t do this!!)

Quote integration and punctuation (see video below)

 

Thursday– Thesis statement check

Organization of essay + outline

Friday– Quotation formatting + outline

Monday– outline continued

Tues-Friday– in class writing!!

 

Friday- Humanities Project + Reading

  1. Humanities Project
  2. Read until chapter 40 in class
  3. This weekend- read to the end of chapter 46 on your own.
  4. In One Note, answer the following questions. Due on Monday.
    1. How was Saul treated in the bush camp? How much of this is his own fault? In what ways was this treatment not his fault?
    2. When Saul punches Jorgenson what has clearly happened to him?  Why?
    3. What does Virgil mean when he says Saul already disappeared? When exactly did Saul “disappear”, figuratively speaking?
    4. Find an example of direct and indirect characterization of Erv. What motivates Erv to be so kind to Saul?

Tuesday- Imagery + read

  1. Read chapter 21-26?
  2. Comprehension Questions
    1. How and why does Saul feel accepted?
    2. Explain why Saul is not allowed to play on the White River team after a few games. What does this say about society’s view of “Indians”?
  3. Imagery- choose ONE example of imagery from the novel that stuck with you.
    1. Copy it out into OneNote.
    2. Respond to the quote.
      1. Why did it stick with you? Be detailed.
      2. How can you connect to this image?
      3. Do you see any poetic devices? If so, point them out.
      4. Can you find an image from the internet that looks like the picture in your head? Copy and paste and be sure to cite the website underneath.
    3. We will have a small quiz on characterization on Wednesday. Be sure your OneNote is complete.

     

Monday- vocab and imagery in “Indian Horse”

1.We will read chapter 16-21 today

As you read, I want you to record the imagery with stickies AND your inquiry question.

Vocabulary- choose FIVE words you want to know from chapter 16-21. In OneNote,

  1. record the word,
  2. the sentence from the novel,
  3. find the definition that works for your sentence,
  4. make up your own sentence using your name (or something to make it personal)

Imagery- choose ONE example of imagery from the novel that stuck with you.

  1. Copy it out into OneNote.
  2. Respond to the quote.
    1. Why did it stick with you? Be detailed.
    2. How can you connect to this image?
    3. Do you see any poetic devices? If so, point them out.
    4. Can you find an image from the internet that looks like the picture in your head? Copy and paste and be sure to cite the website underneath.
  3. We will have a small quiz on characterization on Wednesday. Be sure your OneNote is complete.

 

Friday- Read “Indian Horse”

  1. Read up to chapter….
  2. Record answers to your essential questions on One Note
  3. Fill in characterization for Father Ignacius
  4. No Red Ink- more practice in comma splices
  5. HOMEWORK:
    1. Narrative essay post
      1. image
      2. reflection/core competencies
      3. corrected narrative
      4. TAG:NarrativeB
    2. Spoken Word Post
      1. take a photo of your reflection
      2. TAG:SpokenwordB
    3. All No Red INK

Wednesday- Spoken Word, Narratives Returned

  1. Spoken Word
  2. Narratives returned
    1. Do the grammar corrections. Do not worry about the BIG suggestions.
    2. Post the completed document to your blog
    3. Insert a photo- either from your photo library or from Images
  3. Core Competencies Reflection Core Competencies Self-Assessment (Word)-
  4. For the CC Reflection above, choose from any of the following ideas:
    1. Creativity- How did this narrative show your creative writing skills? How did you try to make this story unusual yet effective? How hard was it to find a topic? What obstacles occurred that may have hampered your communication?
    2. Personal Awareness- do you think this essay reflects who you are? Is it a “snapshot” of YOU. How? Does showing your story help you reflect on healthy life decisions? Are you proud of your work?
  5. When you are done, attach this reflection to the blog post. TAG it with the appropriate TAG for the CC and TAG:NarrativeB (so two tags)