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09 14-11a

  1. 1. 8th Grade English <br />September 13, 2011<br />
  2. 2. Do Now <br />In 3-5 complete sentences, respond to at least one of the following questions . . .<br />How did segregation begin? <br />Was segregation a law or a custom?<br />How is segregation linked to race and racism?<br /> 5 minutes<br />
  3. 3. Housekeeping <br />Complete Predicate and Complete Subject Quiz will be returned tomorrow. <br />Your grades will be on edline by Friday.<br />Beginning Monday, we will schedule conferences to go over your grades to date. Conferences will be held during class.<br />Remember to put your name, my name, the date and period on all work you turn in.<br /> If you did not receive a paper back copy of Warriors Don’t Cry, please see me after class.<br />
  4. 4. GUM and DLR<br />Swap papers with a neighbor.<br />Correct your neighbor’s work.<br />Both Gum and DLR will be collected on Friday before your quiz. <br />Remember, papers that are completed fully and submitted on time, before Friday’s quiz, receive full credit.<br />
  5. 5. Our Class definition of Segregation<br />So far . . .<br />In our Cornell Notes:<br />Left Column: What is segregation?<br />Right Column: to separate by force, based on looks, race, religion or ethnicity; to make separate from other members of society<br />
  6. 6. Essential Understanding Question<br />Cornell Notes:<br />Left Column:<br />What are the consequences of dividing people by race?<br />Right Column: <br />Leave this blank. We will develop this response as a team. Today, we are just getting introduced to the question.<br />
  7. 7. Warriors Don’t Cry<br />What sources did Melba use to tell her story?<br />
  8. 8. Warriors Don’t Cry<br />Warriors Don’t Cry (WDC) shares the events<br />that took place in one year of Melba’s life.<br />WDC also shares Melba’s thoughts and<br />Emotions about those events.<br />Melba’s story is written in the first person.<br />Together, these elements comprise a memoir.<br />
  9. 9. What to Bookmark . . . <br />Quotes that resonate with you. Passages that cause you to ask, “Would I do that?” or “Would I think or say that?” or “Do I agree with that?”<br />Evidence of Melba’s character. What actions paint a picture of Melba’s character? What dialogue also gives insight into who she is as a person?<br />Unfamiliar Words. Use your vocabulary window to new words!<br />
  10. 10. Word of the Day: consequence<br />Listen for three clues . . .<br />
  11. 11. Consequence (n): the effect, result or outcome of something that took place earlier<br />Cornell Notes<br />Left Column: What does consequence mean?<br />Right Column: Consequence means the effect, result or outcome of<br /> something that took place earlier<br />
  12. 12. Historical Context for the Crisis in Little Rock, 1957<br />Cornell Notes:<br />Left Column: What was the legal basis for segregation?<br />Right Column: <br />1865 Congress approves the 13th amendment abolishing slavery in the US.<br />An unintended consequenceof this amendment was that States were willing to abolish slavery, but they were not willing to accept African-Americans as equals. Black Codes were created limiting the rights of African-Americans.<br />
  13. 13. Historical Context for the Crisis in Little Rock, 1957<br />Add to your Cornell Notes in the right column:<br />3. Congress responded to the Black Codes with the Reconstruction Laws. The 13th Amendment (1865), 14th and 15thAmendments must be adhered to in order to rejoin the Union.<br /> 4. The 14th Amendment granted U.S. citizenship to all formal slaves and declared all citizens had the same rights. (1866)<br />5. The 15th Amendment ensured all citizens the right to vote. (1869)<br />
  14. 14. Historical Context for the Crisis in Little Rock, 1957<br />Add to your Cornell Notes in the right column:<br />6. In 1883, the Supreme Court ruled that the Civil Rights Act, which outlawed discrimination, was unconstitutional. Some business owners believed an unintended consequence of outlawing discrimination was that white people would not shop in their stores.<br />7. In 1896, a man named Homer Plessy challenged the law. His case eventually reached the Supreme Court. <br />
  15. 15. Plessyv Ferguson Opinion<br />
  16. 16. Essential Understanding Question<br />Turn back to your first Cornell Notes from today:<br />Left Column:<br />What are the consequences of dividing people by race?<br />ADD to the Right Column: <br />People’s rights are not honored or protected<br />
  17. 17. Homework <br />In your planner, write the following homework assignment:<br />Warriors Don’t Cry: Read Chapter 2<br />When you find a word that you don’t understand, put the page and the page number on your vocabulary window. Bookmark meaningful passages.<br />Read handouts on 13th, 14th and 15th Amendments & Plessyv. Ferguson ( We have a group activity that depends on you being familiar with this case!)<br />GUM: Complete part three.<br />DLR: Complete Thursday and Friday<br />Hot Fudge: Complete Catastrophic Verbs<br /> QUIZ FRIDAY! Simple subjects and simple predicates!<br />Remember to check www.mscho.org!<br />