Thursday, December 11, 2014

A-Day: Thursday, December 11, 2014 and B-Day: Friday, December 12, 2014

Today's Tasks

1. Grammar - Sentence Variety: Using Appositives

a. We will go over, correct, and discuss the following worksheet in class. 

Appositives and Appositives Phrases Worksheet #1

b. Submit the completed worksheet to your English 10 folder.

2. Vocabulary 

a. If you have not started Vocabulary Chapter Ten Worksheet, it is relinked below:

b. This will be due next class.

3. Gettysburg Address Stimulus Material

a. We will continue to study the Gettysburg Address.
b. First, just LISTEN to the two videos of The Gettysburg Address below (Don't watch them yet!):

Gettysburg Address Video #1

Gettysburg Address Video #2

c. What impressions do you have of the two videos just listening to them?
d. Now, WATCH and listen to the two videos again. How do you feel about the two videos now? Did your impressions change? Why?
e. What can we learn about argument and argument writing from this?
f. Do some research about the Battle of Gettysburg and the Gettysburg Address. Answer the questions on the following link and submit your answers to your English 10 folder:

Background of the Gettysburg Address

4. Close Reading Review

a. We will reread and discuss the actual Address one more time.
b. If you have not started the assignments associated with the Gettysburg Address it is relinked below:

Assignment Relinked:
Download, make a copy, rename, and complete a close reading (ten comments at least) of the following copy of The Gettysburg Address:
The Gettysburg Address

d. Download, make a copy, rename, and complete a GIST Reading Strategy of the following copy of The Gettysburg Address:

Get the GIST

e. Submit the two assignments above to the form below (put them on the same form, please):

6. Homework:

a. Vocabulary Chapter Ten Worksheet is... DUE NEXT CLASS!
b. Appositive Worksheet #1... DUE TODAY!
c. The Gettysburg Address with Comments and Gist Assignment ... DUE TODAY!
d. Background of the Gettysburg Address is . . . DUE TODAY!
d. Gettysburg Address Quiz ... NEXT CLASS!

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