Ms. Mills<br />
Building Academic Vocabulary<br />Set Up your BAV notebook for the following terms:<br /><ul><li>Figurative Language
Sensory Language
Excerpt</li></ul>-Affix<br />
Types of Figurative Language<br />Simile = two unlike things are compared  using the word like or as<br />Metaphor = one t...
Voice Mini Lesson<br />
Voice Rubric…Let’s Practice<br />5  I’ve put my personal stamp on this paper! <br /> My paper shines with personality <br ...
  I kept my feelings in check
  Safe & careful—that’s my paper
  Audience?  What audience? </li></ul>3What I truly think and feel shows up         sometimes. <br />  You might not laugh...
 Maya Angelou<br />
Let’s Activate Background Knowledge<br />Memoir<br />      Maya Angelou shares a memory <br />      It focuses on turning ...
Word Parts<br />in‐ intolerant, infuse,  inclusively<br />graph‐photograph<br />lit‐ illiteracy<br />
During Our Reading: Two Column Notes<br />
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I know why the caged bird sings

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I know why the caged bird sings

  1. 1. Ms. Mills<br />
  2. 2. Building Academic Vocabulary<br />Set Up your BAV notebook for the following terms:<br /><ul><li>Figurative Language
  3. 3. Sensory Language
  4. 4. Excerpt</li></ul>-Affix<br />
  5. 5. Types of Figurative Language<br />Simile = two unlike things are compared using the word like or as<br />Metaphor = one thing is referred to as if it were another using the word is or are<br />Idiom= expression that has a meaning <br />
  6. 6. Voice Mini Lesson<br />
  7. 7. Voice Rubric…Let’s Practice<br />5 I’ve put my personal stamp on this paper! <br /> My paper shines with personality <br />The writing is lively and engaging <br /> I speak right to my readers <br />The writing rings with confidence and honesty <br />1 I’m not comfortable letting the real me show through. <br /><ul><li> It could be hard to tell who wrote this
  8. 8. I kept my feelings in check
  9. 9. Safe & careful—that’s my paper
  10. 10. Audience? What audience? </li></ul>3What I truly think and feel shows up sometimes. <br /> You might not laugh, cry or pound the table <br /> Right on the edge of finding its own voice <br /> My personality pokes through here & there <br /> Pleasant and friendly—cautious though! <br />
  11. 11. Maya Angelou<br />
  12. 12. Let’s Activate Background Knowledge<br />Memoir<br /> Maya Angelou shares a memory <br /> It focuses on turning points or epiphanies in a person’s life, as well as, descriptions and emotions.<br />
  13. 13. Word Parts<br />in‐ intolerant, infuse, inclusively<br />graph‐photograph<br />lit‐ illiteracy<br />
  14. 14. During Our Reading: Two Column Notes<br />
  15. 15. Analyzing Figurative Language<br />
  16. 16. What insight does the author reveal in this memoir?<br />How does the author’s perspective lead to her insight?<br />Which statement from the text best indicates the author’s bias towards educated people? <br />
  17. 17. Critical Viewing<br />How does this portrait resemble Mrs. Flowers? <br />(character traits)<br />
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  19. 19. Essential Question – Blog Response<br />What key elements make<br />this excerpt a memoir? <br />
  20. 20. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ik4bnjUCTbE&feature=email<br />

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