Week of September 17-21

September 17, 2018

Quote of the Week: Do the Best you can until you know better. Then when you know better, do better.                --Maya Angelou

 

 

Monday 9/17

ERWC
Brody article- LMA

If time, start RMA: Intro and claim, conclusion, chunk paragraphs. 

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AP 11

LoC book- Review Ch. 2

JFK Speech: break into small groups and explicate the paragraphs of the JFK speech that you were assigned. 

 

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Tuesday 9/18

ERWC
Brody article: RMA- find examples of Logos/Ethos/Pathos. Make sure you use the toolbox handout you got today (Words that Describe what Texts Do) to explain the purposes of the body paragraphs. 

***Activity 6 has vocabulary words that you need to define. You will be tested on these words NEXT WEEK!

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AP 11

Share the group findings for the JFK assignment. (Period 1 needs to finish tomorrow

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Wednesday 9/19

ERWC
Grammar: 

Finish Brody annotations; 4 questions for notebook: 

  1. Why is Brody using the analogy of smoking to discuss obesity?

  2. What is the most important point Brody is making about the causes of obesity?

  3. Explain the effectiveness of the solution(s) Brody discusses.

  4. Is Brody an author we can trust? Why or why not?

You don't have to write the questions, but you should turn the questions around into your answer. Use the text for support. Explain yourself fully. 

Discuss answers

Share Brody annotations with your seat partner. Note differences. 

Homework: 

First read: Waters and Heron article (83). 

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AP 11

Grammar: 1.3a

  • Finish the JFK group presentations.

  • Patterns of Organization: Compare and Contrast. Notes on the powerpoint (it's minimal today- the most important thing to get is the 2 different ways to organize a compare/contrast essay). 

    • Article is on the Google Classroom. Label the title in your notebook and draw a T-Chart. You will be doing left and right margin annotations in your notebooks. 

Homework: 

First read the "Why Extroverts Fail..." article on the Google Classroom. 

Continue reading your Non-Fiction Project book. 

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Thursday 9/20

ERWC
Waters and Heron article

Bittman TED Talk (link)

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AP 11

Rhetorical Device: Juxtaposition and Antithesis (differences)

You were supposed to have read the article through once last night. Today you are doing annotations-first read: LM annotations. If you finish early, start the RM. We will continue this tomorrow as well. 

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Friday 9/21

ERWC
Grammar: 

Bittman article

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AP 11

Grammar: 

Finish annotations of Daniel Pink article. Discuss in small groups. 

Start grammar sentence foldable activity. 

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ERWC

Root word quiz- formative- #1-15

2 Handouts: Domonoske article and Activities

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