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Malcolm X v/s MLK Jr.



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  • I will be able to compare and contrast ideas from multiple texts?
  • Background information? Language-geometric, linear, gaggle, shagging
  • Can you give examples of these? What does it mean to be biased? I think my son is the best child in the world, but I’m biased.
  • Take a look at the pictures. See what you can c/contrast.
  • Write on screen? K-W-L
  • Kagan strategy. “Match mine” for highlighting
  • Video clips (speeches) tone, bias
  • Compare Contrast.
  • Author’s opinion?


  • 1. Materials needed for Tuesday Today Feb-07-2012 Pen/Pencil  Please add all weekly assignmentsHighlighter to your planner  What is your Watching Baseball, learning goal?Playing Softball article
  • 2. Watching Baseball, Playing Softball February 7,2012
  • 3. 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?
  • 4. Building Academic Vocabulary Review Compare Contrast Bias
  • 5. Baseball vs. SoftballCompare Contrast
  • 6. Check your understanding… On your sticky, give an example of BOTHcomparison and contrasting detail from the text Compare Contrast
  • 7. What to do before the bell rings…Wednesday  Pen/pencilFebruary 8, 2012  Highlighter  Watching Baseball article & questions  MLK, Jr. vs. Malcolm X article
  • 8. 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?
  • 9. Friday February 10, 2012What do you need before the bell rings? Pencil Two sheets of essay paper located oncounterOne sheet notebook paper titled“Planning Sheet”Transitional phrase notes
  • 10. 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.