Monthly Archives: November 2013

Class Agenda #30- Scandal III

Opener- 

Group Juggle Qui

Case Study- “Scandal”

Anchor Read- Scandal – Season II, Episode I Recap

Writing Assignment:

Read the recap above.

Let’s view portions of this Episode. Using this recap as an anchor, Write your own Recap- In your Notebook.

Class Agenda #23 – Close Reading Quiz!

Opening Circle-

Snaps

Quiz-  Use the 4 Steps of Close Reading to go through one of the following texts:

1)  Timeless Advice on How to Learn Anything

2) China Ends 1 Child Policy

3) 5 Things Super Successful People do Before 8AM

  1. Copy and paste the text in your notebook.
  2. Read 1 of the articles (You are welcome to read them all if you’re awesome!)
  3. As you read, practice the steps of close reading in your notebook.

When you’re finished- Work on Lumosity or Quizlet 

 

Agenda #22- Life Advice Continued

Opening Circle-

College Reading is close-

4 Steps of Close Reading

  1. Copy and paste words you don’t know and define them. (using your class notebook and google)
  2. Underline/highlight what you think is important and summarize it in the space below.
  3. Put an arrow → next to something you agree or disagree with and state why in the margin or below.
  4. Write questions in the margins or below.

Class Reading is some LIFE ADVICE

Class Work Steps-

  1. Copy and paste the text in your notebook.
  2. Read the life advice from a 20 year old Hunter S. Thompson
  3. As you read, practice the steps of close reading in your notebook.

When you’re finished- Work on Lumosity or Quizlet 

Class Agenda #28- Scandal

Opener- 

Group Juggle

Case Study- “Scandal”

Anchor- “How Scandal gets 2200 Tweets/Minute”

Extra- “Can I Watch Scandal by Reading only Twitter?

Writing Assignment:

Should shows like “Scandal” be the model for other TV Shows to follow?

Write a strong thesis, your perspective, include any relevant information from either article. Include a counter claim. And a strong conclusion.

 

Agenda #21- Life Advice

Opening Circle-

Is it important for you to have a specific goal in life? Or a general goal?

 

College Reading is close-

4 Steps of Close Reading

 

 

 

  1. Copy and paste words you don’t know and define them. (using your class notebook and google)
  2. Underline/highlight what you think is important and summarize it in the space below.
  3. Put an arrow → next to something you agree or disagree with and state why in the margin or below.
  4. Write questions in the margins or below.

Class Reading is some LIFE ADVICE

Class Work Steps-

  1. Copy and paste the text in your notebook.
  2. Read the life advice from a 20 year old Hunter S. Thompson
  3. As you read, practice the steps of close reading in your notebook.