Determination & Perseverance

Determination & Perseverance

DETERMINATION & PERSEVERANCE 2014-2015 Unit 1, Week 5 9.15.14 WARM UP/OPENING Standard: EL ACC6SL5 (Media) E.Q.: How can readers understand literature better through media presentations? Weekly Writing #3 R.A.F.T . ( Wr i t e t h i s i n t h e Wr i t i n g s e c t i o n o f

your binder) Role- you are Brian Robeson Audience- your school classmates Format- speech Topic- advice on how to face hard times in life. Use at least two quotes from the Steve Jobs speech. Use quotation marks and cite that these words are his, not yours. Remember to write it as a speech! 9.15.14

WORK SESSION I will read aloud Hatchet pages 74-79. You read Hatchet pages 79-81. Purpose Question: ( Answer in Reading Response Journal) What memory does Brian have? Why might this memory be important? Explain. (Continue to work on your speech) 9-15-15 CLOSING Ticket out the door.

9.16.14 E.Q.: Ho w can we use m ed ia to help us und ers tand the text? Warm-up : Vo cabulary C ontributio n Look over Chapters 7-8 Find one word that you think would be a good choice for a vocabulary word. This may be a word that you do not know or is unfamiliar. Write the word on your notecard. (Your teacher will give this to you.) Look up the definition for this word. You may use your personal device (cell phone, tablet, etc) or a dictionary from the shelf. Also find the part of speech for the word (noun, verb, adjective, adverb).

On one side, write the word ,definition and part of speech. On the other side write the page number and sentence containing the work. Take your vocabulary contribution card to the vocabulary bucket. 9.16.14 Watch Castaway video clip (1:08) Watch Man vs. Wild- Cell Phone Fire Starter video (1:55) Read aloud Hatchet chapter 9. (page 82-88)

Purpose Questions: 1. Compare and contrast Brians method for making fire with one of the methods we watched in the video. How are they similar or different. Which seemed most effective? Explain. 2. Find a quote from the Steve Jobs speech that would be a great motivating quote for Brian after his failed attempts to make fire. 9.17.14 Standard: ELACC6L4 Word Meaning E.Q. How does knowledge of vocabulary deepen our understanding of the text?

Warm-up: Copy the following vocabulary words on your warm-up sheet. 1. Abdomen (63) the part of the body of a mammal containing the digestive organs: belly. 2. Fierce (68) menacingly wild, savage, or hostile 3. Precious (89) of high price or great value 4. Shelter (66) something that covers or affords protection 5. Skittered (75) to go, run, glide lightly or rapidly 9.17.14 Read If by Rudyard Kipling (next slide) With your partner, analyze the stanza assigned to you.

What is the poet saying in this stanza? How does this stanza fit into our theme of Determination and Perseverance? Listen to an audio reading of the poem. Cloze Passages for study guide. (Handout) Word Bank on slide 9 IF BY RUDYARD KIPLING If you can keep your head when all about you Are losing theirs and blaming it on

you, If you can trust yourself when all men doubt you, But make allowance for their doubting too; If you can wait and not be tired by waiting, Or being lied about, dont deal in lies, Or being hated, dont give way to hating, And yet dont look too good, nor talk too wise: If you can make one heap of all your winnings And risk it on one turn of pitch-andtoss,

And lose, and start again at your beginnings And never breathe a word about your loss; If you can force your heart and nerve and sinew To serve your turn long after they are gone, And so hold on when there is nothing in you Except the Will which says to them: Hold on! If you can dreamand not make dreams

your master; If you can thinkand not make thoughts If you can talk with crowds and keep your your aim; If you can meet with Triumph and Disaster virtue, And treat those two impostors just the Or walk with Kingsnor lose the WORD BANK FOR CLOZE PASSAGES Hatchet Fire Bear Lake Heart attack

Divorce Determined rescued Steve Jobs Speech Discovered Insights Waste Learned If Persevere True Obstacles

survive. 9.18.14 Standard: ELACC6RL9: Compare & Contrast E.Q. how can we determine common ideas in literature? Warm-up: Complete the graphic organizer for your vocabulary words. Vocabulary handout: Fill in the following: Synonym means similar meaning. Antonym means opposite meaning. 9.18.14 The poem If was written to accompany a story

called Brother Square Toes about Americas first president George Washington. (5:00) How does the poem If relate to Washingtons character and life? Graphic Organizer Study guide. (Handout) 9.18.14 9.19.14 Standard: E.Q. Warm-up: 1. Turn in all warm-ups from last two weeks.

2. Get a GradeCam form off the podium and fill in your lunch number. GradeCam quiz over vocabulary words. 9.19.14 Division #1 Assessment.

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