|Objective(s):||Pre:AP: TLW write an in-class essay on a short story. 20-Research/Research plan; 21-Gathering sources; 22-Synthesizing information.
TLW answer analysis questions on literary selections. TLW read a non-fiction historical article. TLW research persuasive appeals. TLW evaluate the claims of advertisements.
|TEKS:||2.A-theme; 2.C- figurative language; RC-10.A-reflect on understanding to monitor comprehension;12.A-evaluate messages in media; 12.B- media literacy; 16.A-clear thesis based on logical support; 16.B-whole range of information; 16.F-range of appeals|
|ELPS/CCRS:||C.2.C-learn new language; C.2.D-monitor spoken language during class; C.3.E-share information in cooperative learning interactions; C.4.C-develop basic sight vocabulary/CCRS: II.C. Reading-analyze information within literary texts from a variety of cultures and historical periods.|
|Materials:||Student lit books; workbook pages; lit vocab test (reg); vocab exercise|
|Instructional Strategies for the week:|
|Monday||Pre-AP: Discuss how to research, how to develop a thesis. View video from website:http://writingcommons.org/genres/academic-writing/literary-criticism
Use packet from library on “Lamb to the Slaughter.” Show students how to access databases and how to find information they can use. /Period 5: complete character masks. Homework: Compare/Contrast papers due Wed., Nov. 7
|Periods 2-4-6-7: Warm-Up: Commonly Confused Words. Complete pages 5 & 8 of packet. (STAAR) Students will complete packets to turn in on Wednesday. Begin Persuasive Unit: Begin with free writing on topic from page 171 in Writing Coach. Discuss the basic appeals of advertising, the claims of advertising, and the eight hidden needs used to sell products. Review the categories of persuasion techniques. Watch the five ads embedded in this webpage. Discuss the five appeals they are using: http://www.qualitylogoproducts.com/blog/top-5-crafty-advertising-appeals-commercials/
Homework: Complete packet. Study vocabulary in packet for test on Wednesday.
|Tuesday||Pre-AP: Warm-up: Detail writing exercise. Discuss how to find a theme in Period 1. (STAAR) Use theme handout for betrayal/identity. Period 5: see Monday’s Pre-AP plan.
Homework: Compare/Contrast papers due tomorrow. Unit #5 vocabulary due on Nov. 13th.
|Periods 2-4-6-7-Persuasive lesson. Use skit/mini-article from Reality Central text. Read the selections, discuss the vocabulary used, and complete the writing handout based on the articles. (STARR) Complete for homework.|
|Wednesday||Pre-AP: Library day: begin database/book research for papers.|
|Periods 2-4-6-7: Test on commonly confused words.
Use the Opinions/Reasons graphic organizer to plan and write a memo. (STAAR)
|Thursday||Pre-AP: In-class writing on “Masque of the Red Death”-students will receive essay topics and will complete an in-class essay impromptu on the story. Will be able to use textbooks. (STAAR)
|Periods 2-4-6-7: Read article on “Skipping School” and complete short answer questions. (STAAR) Receive Unit #2 vocabulary; due on Thursday, Nov. 15.|
|Friday||Pre-AP: Library day: continue research for papers|
|Periods 2-4-6-7: Complete writing memo. Read “A Little More Life in Our School” on page 176 of Writing Coach. Look at the Letter to the Editor on page 192. Discuss the purpose, style, and organization. Complete a practice sheet on planning a letter to the editor. Select one of the topics and write the letter. (STAAR)|
|Assessment/Evaluation:||Graphic organizers; tests; analysis questions; workbook pages; oral questioning; written responses; vocabulary quiz; unit test|
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