Wednesday September 5 2007


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Wednesday September 5 2007

  1. 1. Mrs. Navejar Wednesday, September 5, 2007
  2. 2. Block 1- English 10 <ul><li>Welcome! </li></ul><ul><li>Business- </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Please take out your Green Parent Contact Forms </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>I will give you a white copy of your schedule </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>If I don’t have a white copy of your schedule, you need to go to the auditorium </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>If you do not have a Green Parent Contact form, please fill out a blank one </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>English 10 Classroom procedure form/English 10 curriculum- please return signed form tomorrow for 100 points! </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. English 10 <ul><li>Preparing for the WKCE </li></ul><ul><li>Focus on </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Reading strategies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Vocabulary </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Determine the meaning of words and phrases in context </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Understanding the text </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Analyzing the text </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Evaluating and extending the text </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Text Book Review <ul><li>Pick up a blue English 10 text book </li></ul><ul><li>Pick up a reader’s log handout </li></ul><ul><li>Open up to page 4 </li></ul><ul><li>Write down notes from </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Connecting to literature- Describe a time when you took a chance on something. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Background </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Literary Analysis </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Suspense definition </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Rising action definition </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Reading strategy- write down highlighted word and the suggestion </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Write down vocabulary words and definition </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Reader’s Log <ul><li>Connecting to literature- </li></ul><ul><ul><li>I took a chance when I went to college. I didn’t know that I would be successful, but I went anyways. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Background - In the 1950’s, there were no photocopiers or computers. </li></ul><ul><li>Literary analysis- </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Suspense- tension or uncertainty that keeps you guessing. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Rising action- A story’s rising action begins when the central problem is introduced, and it continues until the climax, or high point is reached. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Reading strategy- rereading a passage to clarify details </li></ul>
  6. 6. Immersed in Words Chart Taking great pleasure Reveling Intricate; twisted When something is really tangled or twisted Convoluted Twisted facial expression Sticking out your tongue Using your hands or shoulders When someone steps on your foot. Grimace Picture representing image Definition What it is/what it isn’t Experience Word
  7. 7. Reader’s Log <ul><li>Vocabulary Development </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Latin root –term means end </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Prefix- in- means “without end” </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Spelling strategy- </li></ul><ul><ul><li>When adding a word ending that begins with a vowel to a word that ends in a silent e , you usually drop the e and add the suffix. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Grammar Lesson- Nouns- a noun is a word that names a person, place, thing or idea. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Concrete nouns- </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Abstract nouns </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. What your grade is based on <ul><li>You must have a binder </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Homework/grade sheet to keep track of your progress </li></ul></ul><ul><li>For now, you may use a notebook </li></ul><ul><li>Reader’s log for each story </li></ul><ul><li>Vocabulary chart, “immersed in words” </li></ul><ul><li>Group work </li></ul><ul><li>Classroom participation </li></ul>
  9. 9. Student Responsibility Statement <ul><li>Read together as a class </li></ul><ul><li>Please fill out the form neatly and completely </li></ul><ul><ul><li>I will ask you to write another one out if I can’t read it </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Keep your completed form on your desk </li></ul><ul><ul><li>I will give you your planner as I collect the form </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Literacy for your future <ul><li>Please take out your white schedules </li></ul><ul><ul><li>I will take attendance </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Review classroom procedures </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Please have your parent/guardian sign form </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>100 pts for your returned form </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tardy policy </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Navejar Web Site </li></ul><ul><li>Student Interviews </li></ul><ul><ul><li>½ the class do the interviews </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Other ½ pick up one book off the book shelf and read silently for 20 minutes </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. Literacy For your Future <ul><li>Introductions </li></ul><ul><li>Review classroom structure </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Reading for ½ hour everyday </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Please bring a book to read OR </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Choose a book from the book shelf </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Fill out reading slip (I’ll provide one to you) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Literacy studies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Reading strategies </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Natural disasters </li></ul></ul></ul>
  12. 12. Natural Disasters <ul><li>Take out a piece of paper and write down each word. Leave a space between each word. </li></ul><ul><li>Write images that you see during each film clip. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Example- tornado- “ flying debris” </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Hand in at the end of class. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Hurricane </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tornado </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Earthquake part II </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Avalanche </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Drought </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tsunami </li></ul></ul>