- Where should the following questions fall on our spectrum? Discuss at your tables and be ready to share.
- Why is Russia Expanding out?
- Did Hitler influence what Putin is doing in the Ukraine?
- What was Putin’s response or reaction to being compared to someone like Hitler?
- How is Putin very surprising? what does that say about history of surprises ?
- Was Bush feared more than Obama ?
- Do yout think the conflict between Russia and Ukraine can ever have a chance to unite and become peaceful?
Mini Lesson- Review Good Questions
- TEXT- Opening segment of Slate Political Gabfest on the Russian invasion of Crimea
- DO- Focus on asking questions in this. In your Cornell Notes, try to ask at least 5 good questions about what your listening to.
- I can identify evidence to analyze the text and draw inferences. (R1)
- I can summarize how the ideas, themes, or conclusions of a text are developed and connected.
- I can determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text.
Things to do:
- Last Week’s Quiz- Class Agenda #11
- Yesterday’s Vocabulary
- Reaction Papers
Round 1- The skill you’re using is called Skimming. (THIS SHOULD BE COMPLETED)
Find at least 10 words that are new to you, or that are impressive to you:
- Copy the word in your notebook.
- Identify the root word, if applicable. Define in the word. Write if it’s a Noun, Verb, Adjective, etc…
- Evaluate how the word is being used. What is the context?
- Word- Simultaneously – root- Simultaneous
- Definition- to do at the same time.
- Context- the story talks about two possible reasons for the demonstrations, and that it’s possible for both to be the reason at the same time.
Round 2- Skill you’re using is close reading (SHOULD BE STARTED IN CLASS ON TUESDAY)
- Set up Cornell Notes for each of the readings.
- As you read, fill in your Cornell Notes.
- You should summarize at the end of each break in your reading.
Exit Ticket- Make sure your work is shared with Mr. B