Fall 1 a 19 thomas vocab game


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Fall 1 a 19 thomas vocab game

  1. 1. EWRT 1A Class 19
  2. 2.  Due : Essay #2 and we start anew!  New teams today!  Vocabulary practice  Discussion: Ngo  Ngo: focused concept: definitions; classifications  Writing, if time permits! AGENDA
  3. 3. Form new teams of 4 or 5 members You must change at least half of your team after each essay. You may never have a new team composed of more than 50% of any prior team. Raise your hand if you need help forming a complete team
  4. 4. The Game  Discuss the words on the next slide for three minutes and prepare to compete  Each team will send one member to the board in rotation. Everybody must take a turn in rotation.  I will read a definition. The first team member to write the correct definition on the board scores a point for their team.  Teams earn participation points for each correct answer  Today we will carry points forward to the discussion portion of class. The team with the highest score at the end of the class earns not only the glory of winning but also five additional participation points.
  5. 5. Ngo: “Cannibalism: It Still Exists” Discuss this essay with your teammates (5-7 minutes) and answer the following questions.
  6. 6. First, briefly summarize the story What is the concept about which Ngo writes? Which extended anecdote does Ngo use to help explain the concept? What is his thesis? How does he define and classify his concept? Which are Categories? What are the Types? Find examples of each of his classified concepts. How does he define his concept?
  7. 7. Brief Summary and Concept Extended Anecdote
  8. 8. Extended Anecdote Thesis and classification: categories and types
  9. 9. Thesis and Classifications Definitions
  10. 10. Definitions Exemplification
  11. 11. Exemplification Endocannibalism Exocannibalism • Survival: Vietnamese boat refugees o Ate people as they died on the boat • Dietary: Miyanmin (both types really) o Eats their own dead and catches outsiders • Religious/Ritual: African tribe of the Bimin- Kuskusmin o Eat parts of genitalia to enhance reproductivity • Survival: Japanese troops’ supply lines cut o Sacrificed Arapesh people to feed troops • Dietary: Leopard people; Alligator people o Hunt victims • Religious/Ritual: Bangalas and South American Tribes o To honor those held in high- esteem, they sacrifice slaves and captives
  12. 12. Ngo has written a concept essay about cannibalism Use this essay as a model for you own!
  13. 13. The Concept Essay • Topic: Write an essay about a concept from The Hunger Games that interests you and that you want to study further. When you have a good understanding of the concept you have chosen, explain it to your readers, considering carefully what they might already know about it and how your essay might add to what they know. Essay #3 3-5 pages 125 points possible MLA-style formatting and citations Works Cited page must include three entries: The Hunger Games, A Dictionary or other defining source, and a book or article from a credible source.
  14. 14. Consider two topics from The Hunger Games for your essay. Hunger, Cold, Friendship, Safety, Justice, Fair play, Class, Game, Play, Power, Identity, Strength, Competition, Sacrifice, Spectacle, Schadenfreude (happiness derived from others’ misfortunes), Fear, Privilege, Equality, Legal, Skill, or?
  15. 15. Write paragraphs for those concepts, sketching out what you already know!
  16. 16. coopcatalyst.wordpress.com  Read: HG through chapter 17  Study: Vocab (10-18) Post # 21 Finish and post your concept paragraphs. find two different definitions for one of your concepts. Your Friday class will focus on other concept essays!