October 21 -22. idiom, vp 7 quiz, re 4 a text, novel discussion groups

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October 21 -22. idiom, vp 7 quiz, re 4 a text, novel discussion groups

  1. 1. Reading 3 IECP Fall 2013 Nikki Mattson
  2. 2. Partners ∗ Choose a partner who is from another country .
  3. 3. HW ∗ Collect optional newspaper summaries
  4. 4. Agenda ∗ ∗ ∗ ∗ Idiom VP 7 quiz RE 4A text Novel discussion groups
  5. 5. Eat it up
  6. 6. eat it up ∗ Believe without question, sometimes foolishly/ love something
  7. 7. Practice ∗ What is a time that you told someone something that wasn’t true, and they ate it up? ∗ I told my friend _____, and he ate it up and said____. ∗ What are some synonyms for “eat it up”?
  8. 8. VP 7 Quiz
  9. 9. Pg. 60 – “Before You Read” and Part A 
  10. 10. What is Biomimetics?  Questions 1)Why does the speaker mention the spider and beetle examples? 2)How is nature “like a catalog of products”? 3)Why does the speaker mention the greenhouse building project? Biomimetic Video
  11. 11. pg. 61, line 15 – The thorny devil can also do this when standing on damp sand – a _______competitive advantage in the desert.  Colleagues Vital Nonetheless Insight Riddle gradually Device Gap Vertical Reproduce
  12. 12. Pg. 61, line 17 – Parker had come to solve the_______of precisely how it does this…  Colleagues Vital Nonetheless Insight Riddle gradually Device Gap Vertical Reproduce
  13. 13. Pg. 61, line 19 - …to make a_______to help people collect water in the desert.            Colleagues Vital Nonetheless Insight Riddle gradually Device Gap Vertical Reproduce
  14. 14. Pg. 61, line 38 – Parker sent his observations and experimental results to…two __________.  Colleagues Vital Nonetheless Insight Riddle gradually Device Gap Vertical Reproduce
  15. 15. Pg. 61, line 45 – This combination of biological ______ and engineering pragmatism is vital to success in biomimetics.  Colleagues Vital Nonetheless Insight Riddle gradually Device Gap Vertical Reproduce
  16. 16. Pg. 62, line 95 - …Fearing is confident that over time he will close the ________ between nature and human engineering.  Colleagues Vital Nonetheless Insight Riddle gradually Device Gap Vertical Reproduce
  17. 17. pg. 62, line 105 – Cutkosky studied the extremely small structures on the gecko’s feet that allow it to run up and down ______walls…  Colleagues Vital Nonetheless Insight Riddle gradually Device Gap Vertical Reproduce
  18. 18. Pg. 63, line 135 – For the present, engineers cannot hope to _______ it.  Colleagues Vital Nonetheless Insight Riddle gradually Device Gap Vertical Reproduce
  19. 19. Pg. 63, line 136 – _________, the gap with nature is gradually closing.  Colleagues Vital Nonetheless Insight Riddle gradually Device Gap Vertical Reproduce
  20. 20. Pg. 63, line 136 - …the gap with nature is _______ closing.  Colleagues Vital Nonetheless Insight Riddle gradually Device Gap Vertical Reproduce
  21. 21. Reading and Oral Summarizing -4A Text   Read 1 paragraph silently  Orally summarize the paragraph with your partner  Repeat these steps until you have finished the text ( 25 minutes)  Let Nikki know that you are ready for the discussion questions  Extra time? Complete pgs. 64-66
  22. 22. Discussion Questions   1. Why is Parker studying the thorny devil? How could this help people in the real world?  2. What are some examples from the text of how nature’s past has influenced our present? Do you think we needed to study nature in order to come up with these ideas?  3. What does it mean that the combination of biological insight and engineering pragmatism are vital for biomimetics? Why is this combination vital?  4. What do Rubner and Cohen consider to be a successful biomimetics project? Do you agree with their definition?  5. According to the article, what is an example of something from nature that we can’t replicate at this point it time? Do you think we will ever be able to replicate this?  6. What is stickybot? What could it be used for? What are your thoughts about this invention?
  23. 23. Novel Discussion Groups     1) Take turns orally summarizing what happened in the section you read. 2) Let Nikki know when you have finished summarizing and are ready for the questions. 3) Take notes about/answer the questions – the quiz will have the same questions (but fewer), and you can use your notes. I will collect your notes after the quiz to check for copying.
  24. 24. Book Groups 3A 
  25. 25. Book Groups -3B 
  26. 26. Novel Discussion Groups      Oliver 8-9 Great Expectations 10-13 Cry Freedom 10-12 A Tangled Web 12-15
  27. 27. HW   Complete VP 8 = Wednesday  Novel reading assignments (last ones) = Friday     Oliver 10-11 Great Expectations 14-19 Cry Freedom 13-16 A Tangled Web 16-21

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