Materials needed for Tuesday Today Feb-07-2012 Pen/Pencil Please add all weekly assignmentsHighlighter to your planner What is your Watching Baseball, learning goal?Playing Softball article
Watching Baseball, Playing Softball February 7,2012
Essential Questions How does an author organize text when the author’s purpose is to compare and contrast two or more subjects? How do people show bias towards something?
Building Academic Vocabulary Review Compare Contrast Bias
Baseball vs. SoftballCompare Contrast
Check your understanding… On your sticky, give an example of BOTHcomparison and contrasting detail from the text Compare Contrast
What to do before the bell rings…Wednesday Pen/pencilFebruary 8, 2012 Highlighter Watching Baseball article & questions MLK, Jr. vs. Malcolm X article
Essential Questions How does an author organize text when the author’s purpose is to compare and contrast two or more subjects? With your partner, discuss the comparisons and contrasts of “Watching Baseball” and “MLK, Jr. vs. Malcolm X.” How do people show bias towards something?
Friday February 10, 2012What do you need before the bell rings? Pencil Two sheets of essay paper located oncounterOne sheet notebook paper titled“Planning Sheet”Transitional phrase notes
Persuasive PromptSituation: Your school is going to grant your grade level oneprivilege that the other grades in your school will not have,what should that privilege be? Directions for Writing: Think of one privilege that youwould like to have that you do not have now. Think aboutwhy your class should be granted this privilege. Write an essay to convince the administrators of your schoolto grant this privilege to your class for the rest of the year.