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    Welcome to Back to School Night! Welcome to Back to School Night! Presentation Transcript

    • Welcome to Back to School Night! Shanice N. Bacote 11th Grade English  
    • 21st Century Skills and the Classroom
      • - Mastery of Language Arts/English
      • - Learning and Innovation Skills
      • - Information, Media, and Technology Skills
      • - Life and Career Skills
    • Mastery of Language Arts/English
      • Global Awareness:
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      • - Students will work with other students who represent other cultures, religions, and lifestyles.
      • - Students will further their knowledge about other nationalities and cultures in a respectful learning environment.
      • - Students will learn difference in theme from culture to culture.
    • Learning and Innovation Skills
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      • - Students will learn a variety of techniques to improve their writing and convey their thoughts effectively.
      • - Students will be expected to work in groups/partnerships.
      • - Analyze information and draw from it the best conclusion.
      • - COMMUNICATE!
    • Information, Media, and Technology Skills
      • - Students will learn to access information via research of databases.
      • - Decipher between credible sources and uncredible sources.  (Wikipedia is NOT allowed to be used unless previous permission is given.)
      • - Use blogging and BlackBoard in order to take our learning to the next level.
      • - Word processing and Powerpoint Presentations will be used throughout this course.
    • Life and Career Skills
      • - THE MOST IMPORTANT RULE AND EXPECTATION OF MY CLASSROOM IS RESPECT. 
      • - Students will be able to work independently.
      • - Provide constructive feedback to their peers in an effective, respectful manner.
      • - Students will be expected to meet ALL deadlines.
      • - Students will be constantly reminded to listen to all and remain open-minded.. 
      • - Students will be encouraged to act as leaders.
      • - Accept constructive criticism and positive feedback.
    • Student Assignment
      • The following is an example of a large student assignment that will incorporate all the skills discussed:
      • 1. A text will be democratically selected by students for everyone to read.
      • 2. As students read, they will be expected to blog bi-weekly about discovered themes, critical questions, and evidence to opinions.
      • 3. After completion of reading, students will create a thesis statement-it must creative, argumentative, and include evidence.
      • 4. Students will send the next few class periods writing drafts and in writing workshops with peers.
      • 5. Students will create a short Powerpoint Presentation of what their paper is about and their thought process.
    • Conclusion If there are any questions and/or concerns please feel free to contact me or email me at [email_address] .