Friday, January 23, 2015

A-Day: Friday, January 23, 2015 and B-Day: Monday, January 26, 2015

Today's Tasks

1. Bell Quiz #2 - Magic Grammar and Vocabulary 12

a. Go to the following link and complete the quiz:

Bell Quiz #2

2. Grammar - Review Magic Grammar Sheet

a. Final Review the magic grammar sheet as a class:

b. Please ask questions about items with which you are still struggling.

3. Vocabulary: Chapter 13

a. We will begin our study of Vocabulary Chapter 12. 
b. Download, make a copy, and complete the following worksheet:

c. This will be due two class periods from today.
d. Don't forget to use the following Quizlet link below to study and master this chapter and all other vocabulary chapters:

4. Breaking Down the First Few Paragraphs of an Argument Essay

a. We are going to do a final practice for the SAGE Argument Writing Test by carefully breaking down a couple articles and writing the first three paragraphs in steps.
b. Download, make a copy, read, and annotate the following two articles:

Six Reasons to Panic

Massive Improvement in Ebola Fight

c. These annotated articles will be turned in for credit by the end of the period.

d. Once you have read the two articles and submitted them, you will need to write a full opening paragraph with all the parts (Hook, Background Information, Thesis/Claim). We will peer review and class review these paragraphs next time.

5. Homework:

a. Vocabulary Chapter 13 Worksheet -- DUE IN TWO CLASS PERIODS!
b. Study vocabulary words on Quizlet - DUE DAILY!
c. Read and annotate the two articles on Ebola - DUE TODAY!
c. Write your opening paragraph for the Ebola Topic -- DUE NEXT CLASS.

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