Ms. Mills<br />
Building Academic Vocabulary<br />Set Up your BAV notebook for the following terms:<br /><ul><li>Figurative Language
Sensory Language
Excerpt</li></ul>-Affix<br />
Types of Figurative Language<br />Simile = two unlike things are compared  using the word like or as<br />Metaphor = one t...
Voice Mini Lesson<br />
Voice Rubric…Let’s Practice<br />5  I’ve put my personal stamp on this paper! <br /> My paper shines with personality <br ...
  I kept my feelings in check
  Safe & careful—that’s my paper
  Audience?  What audience? </li></ul>3What I truly think and feel shows up         sometimes. <br />  You might not laugh...
 Maya Angelou<br />
Let’s Activate Background Knowledge<br />Memoir<br />      Maya Angelou shares a memory <br />      It focuses on turning ...
Word Parts<br />in‐ intolerant, infuse,  inclusively<br />graph‐photograph<br />lit‐ illiteracy<br />
During Our Reading: Two Column Notes<br />
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  • Figurative Language = writing or speech that is NOT meant to be taken literally; writers state ideas in vivid and imaginative waysSensory Language = details that appeal to a persons taste, touch, speech, sight, and hearingExcerpt = a passage or segment taken from a longer work
  • Activity: have students use the calendar photos and in pairs, create an example of a simile &amp; metaphor
  • Show student samples
  • Kagan Structure: Hands Up- Pair UP- ShareEach student will be given a fact about Maya Angelou, students will then raise hand, roam around the room, and pair up with fellow classmate. Students will read the facts they have to their new partner about Maya Angelou. Once both students read the facts, students will exchange facts and
  • Discuss the setting of this portrait.
  • I know why the caged bird sings

    1. 1. Ms. Mills<br />
    2. 2. Building Academic Vocabulary<br />Set Up your BAV notebook for the following terms:<br /><ul><li>Figurative Language
    3. 3. Sensory Language
    4. 4. Excerpt</li></ul>-Affix<br />
    5. 5. Types of Figurative Language<br />Simile = two unlike things are compared using the word like or as<br />Metaphor = one thing is referred to as if it were another using the word is or are<br />Idiom= expression that has a meaning <br />
    6. 6. Voice Mini Lesson<br />
    7. 7. Voice Rubric…Let’s Practice<br />5 I’ve put my personal stamp on this paper! <br /> My paper shines with personality <br />The writing is lively and engaging <br /> I speak right to my readers <br />The writing rings with confidence and honesty <br />1 I’m not comfortable letting the real me show through. <br /><ul><li> It could be hard to tell who wrote this
    8. 8. I kept my feelings in check
    9. 9. Safe & careful—that’s my paper
    10. 10. Audience? What audience? </li></ul>3What I truly think and feel shows up sometimes. <br /> You might not laugh, cry or pound the table <br /> Right on the edge of finding its own voice <br /> My personality pokes through here & there <br /> Pleasant and friendly—cautious though! <br />
    11. 11. Maya Angelou<br />
    12. 12. Let’s Activate Background Knowledge<br />Memoir<br /> Maya Angelou shares a memory <br /> It focuses on turning points or epiphanies in a person’s life, as well as, descriptions and emotions.<br />
    13. 13. Word Parts<br />in‐ intolerant, infuse, inclusively<br />graph‐photograph<br />lit‐ illiteracy<br />
    14. 14. During Our Reading: Two Column Notes<br />
    15. 15. Analyzing Figurative Language<br />
    16. 16. What insight does the author reveal in this memoir?<br />How does the author’s perspective lead to her insight?<br />Which statement from the text best indicates the author’s bias towards educated people? <br />
    17. 17. Critical Viewing<br />How does this portrait resemble Mrs. Flowers? <br />(character traits)<br />
    18. 18.
    19. 19. Essential Question – Blog Response<br />What key elements make<br />this excerpt a memoir? <br />
    20. 20. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ik4bnjUCTbE&feature=email<br />

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