“I Am Free” http://www.negrospirituals.com/news-song/i_am_free.htmHW: “Stride toward Freedom” & “Necessary to Protect Ourselves”
Independent Writing: Ethnic GroupsBased upon your previous knowledge and/or experience, whatmight it be like to be part of a minority ethnic group in the UnitedStates today? At different times in the past?
“My Dungeon Shook”-James Baldwin (960-963)1) Listen/Read2) Questions to Consider: a) What do you think Baldwin hoped his nephew would gain from the advice in the letter? b) What ideas about cultural identity do you get from Baldwin’s letter? c) What advice might Baldwin have for Dave?
Research Paper—Plagiarism GREEN=don’t cite b/c it’sISSUES & PENALTIES common knowledge RED=cite b/c it’s a detail gainedTO CITE OR NOT TO CITE by research1. World War II began in 1939 and ended in 1945.2. An average tuna salad sandwich has 610 calories.3. The teen pregnancy rate declined by two percent between 1999 and 2000.4. At the autumn solstice, the hours of day and night are equal.5. Hurricanes come in varying degrees of strength, rated from Category 1 to Category 5.6. The critic Stephen Greenblatt argues that the religious conflicts of his period, especially those that occurred during his youth, had an effect on Shakespeares work.7. The freezing point of water is 32 degrees Fahrenheit or 0 degrees Centigrade.8. Abraham Lincoln was the 16th president of the United States of America.9. There are 5,283 hospice programs in the United States.10. Aluminium cans make up less than one percent of solid waste in the U.S.
SESSION 6-JANUARY 24 & 25Right There Think and Search “Think and Search” questions usually require you to“Right There” questions require you to go back to think about how ideas or information in the passagethe passage and find the correct information to relate to each other. You will need to look back atanswer the question. These are sometimes called the passage, find the information that the questionliteral questions because the correct answer can be refers to, and then think about how the informationfound somewhere in the passage. “Right There” or ideas fit together. “Think and Search” questionsquestions sometimes include the words “According sometimes include the words “The main idea of theto the passage…” “How many…” “Who is…” “Where passage…” “What caused…” “Compare/contrast…”is…” “What is…”LITERAL QUESTION ANSWERINFERENTIAL RELATIONSHIPSAuthor and You On My Own“Author and You” questions require you to use ideas “On My Own” questions can be answered using yourand information that is not stated directly in the background knowledge on a topic. This type ofpassage to answer the question. These questions question does not usually appear on tests of readingrequire you to think about what you have read and comprehension because it does not require you toformulate your own ideas or opinions. “Author and refer to the passage. “On My Own” questionsYou” questions sometimes include the words “The sometimes include the words “In your opinion…” “Basedauthor implies…” “The passage suggests…” “The on your experience…” “Think about someone/somethingspeaker’s attitude…” you know…” http://web000.greece.k12.ny.us/instruction/ela/6-12/Tools/Qar.pdf
Level One:Can be answered explicitly by thefacts contained in the text or byinformation accessible in otherresources. Level Two:Textually implicit, requiring analysisand interpretation of specific partsof the text. Level Three:Are much more open-ended and gobeyond the text. They are intendedto provoke a discussion of anabstract idea or issue.
Thesis• Share your thesis: Carousal• And then research some more