Agenda for Thursday, November 31. “The Raven”(25 min.) o Comprehension Check o Reconcile Tier 2 Vocabulary o Mastery Sentence Writing2. The Scarlet Letter (50 min.) o “The Custom House” Tier 2 Vocabulary assigned o Writing Journal Entry 63. Begin Homework (Remaining Time)
“The Raven” Tier 2 Vocabulary Reconciledo Surcease (n) pause, delay (2)o Obeisance (n) bowing as a sign of reverence (7)o Mein (n) manner or attitude (7)o Decorum (n) formality (8)o Countenance (n) face (8)o Ungainly (adv) awkward, clumsy (9)o Divining (v) speculating or conjecturing (13)o Seraphim (n) angels (14)o Respite (n) repose or rest (14)o Pallid (adj) pale (18)
Mastery Sentences?o A Mastery Sentence is a complex sentence that includes both the original word used correctly and context clues from which meaning of the word can be inferred (usually key word from the definition or synonyms/antonyms).o When you can write a mastery sentence for a previously unknown word, it best demonstrates your understanding of the term and how it can be used properly in writing.
Mastery Sentences Practice• Word (part of speech) Definition, Synonyms? Antonyms?• Mastery Sentence: oSeraphim (n) angels (14) oDivining (v) speculating or conjecturing (13) oPallid (adjective) pale (18)
Reading Journal EntryThe Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne“The Custom House”1. Define each of the following terms: o Prolix (adjective) o Emolument (noun) o Vicissitude (noun) o Dotage (noun) o Vitiate (verb) o Polemical (adjective)2. Write Mastery Sentences for each.
AP English 11 Your NameJournal Entry November 3, 2011o http://abclocal.go.com/ktrk/story?section=news/local&id=7546600o Shame (verb) to cause to feel shame; make ashamedo Shame (noun) the painful feeling arising from the consciousness of something dishonorable, improper, ridiculous, etc., done by oneself or anothero Authorities have suggested that public shaming (shame punishment) might be a stronger deterrent to school age misbehavior than more traditional punishments such as detention, suspension or financial compensation.o Do you think shame punishment is an appropriate consequence for negative behavior?o Are there instances in which shame punishment could be a useful device for modifying behavior?o Situations for which it would not?o Would it work in schools? Why or why not?
Homework Due Next Classo Complete “Custom House” Tier 2 Vocabulary work including Mastery Sentences for each.o Tier 2 Quiz including Raven terms BUT NOT “Custom House” terms.
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