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Common core review

  1. 1. Common Core Review You will need your reading journal for this assignment.
  2. 2. What are the four types of irony discussed in class? Define them briefly or give a correct example. • 1. _____ irony = • 2. _____ irony = • 3. _____ irony = • 4. _____ irony =
  3. 3. Idioms • Idioms - ordinary expressions made of words that have meanings other than their literal definitions. What might the following examples mean? Ex: “Break a Leg!” Ex: “A piece of cake.” Ex: “Add fuel to the fire.” Ex: “It’s all Greek to me.”
  4. 4. Analogies • Analogies - comparing things that are NOT similar in order to clarify meaning of the less familiar thing. Ex. Human is to oxygen as plant is to carbon dioxide = What might this analogy mean? *Turn to page 535 of your textbook for examples and complete #1-10.
  5. 5. Tone and Mood • Review – Tone and Mood What is the difference between the two? Tone: Mood:
  6. 6. Claim and Support • Think back to your second PBL: Ex. A claim states the opinion of the author/speaker “Students should be required to wear school uniforms.” Support – facts, statistics, examples, anecdotes (brief story), opinions from experts, and definitions. Ex. Sixty percent of students and parents support wearing school uniforms.
  7. 7. Parts of a book and… • Yes, this is part of the Common Core Standards. I know that you know this but let’s just verify, shall we? • What is a glossary? • What is an index? • What is a table of contents? *Oh and what about a Thesaurus?
  8. 8. Oh so important to review! • What is a narrative? What does it contain? • What is argumentative writing? Think PBL. • What is expository writing? • Give an example of informational reading from class and explain why it’s informational.
  9. 9. Primary vs. Secondary You learned this in History. • What is a primary source? • What is a secondary source?
  10. 10. Review • What is the difference between quoting and paraphrasing? • What is the purpose of a heading in a written document of any type?
  11. 11. Organizing Written Work: Part One • Explain the elements of a first paragraph • Global Statement? • Bridge? • Thesis? What must a thesis contain? Is this where the central or main idea of the entire written work be found?
  12. 12. Organizing Written Work Part Two • Explain the elements of the body paragraph(s) • Topic Sentence • Lead in • Quote/Paraphrase/Proof from text • Commentary • Concluding Sentence *Where can the main or central idea be found?
  13. 13. Organizing Written Work Part Three • What is a concluding paragraph? • What elements might it contain?
  14. 14. To end (for now) on a fun note: Puns • Puns are a humorous play on words or a bad joke. Examples – explain them. • “I’ve always pictured myself taking selfies.” • “Did you hear about the guy whose left arm was badly broken? He’s all right now.” • “I used to have a fear of hurdles, but I got over them.” • “There was once a cross-eyed teacher who couldn’t control his pupils.”