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Bell RingerSkill: Summarize and ApplyPick one of the following three quotes. 1. Summarize the quote in your own words. 2. Think about how this quote could apply to you.
Education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance. Will DurantIt is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it. Aristotle My mother said I must always be intolerant of ignorance but understanding of illiteracy. That some people, unable to go to school, were more educated and more intelligent than college professors. Maya Angelou ALL ABOUT YOU!!!!Your NameThe last book you read and/or your favorite bookALL about Language ArtsFire & Tornado DrillsFor a fire drill you
For a tornado drill you
For a lockdown youSupply ListThis year you will needPlenty of pencilsBlue and red pensHighlighters of various colorsSticky notes2 one subject spiral bound notebook with college ruled paper1 inch binderFolder1. Million Dollar Question: The amount of homework you can expect..?2. Is there extra credit?3. What kind of reading activities will we do?4. What kind of writing activities will we do?5. Grammar I hate grammar Can we do away with it?6. What type of atmosphere can I expect in Mrs. Welchess class?All About Welches
BackgroundFrom a small town3rd generation teacherWent to IULove my family and friendsGoing to be a mom this November
Things I loveMy dog!!!
Guilty Pleasure: Netflix marathon
And when students do their homework
Pet PeevesAlot A LOT! You dont spell alittle so why spell alot?
Rudeness annoys me. A lot.
So Why are you a teacher again?I had great teachers!I get to be a kid all day long.. Except when I have to act like an adult.I REALLY love books.The creativity Language Arts class allows.Without my subject, none of the other subjects could exist
Really Im Quite Boring.Now you know all there is to know about dear old Mrs. Welches!Class MapWhere are things in the room?Front wallSide wall with cabinetsOther wall with agendasBack WallMy deskHelpful things here and thereExit TicketWhat places do you want to go? Think of ONE goal you have for yourself this year. What is it? How do you plan on achieving it? How will this goal help you go BIG places?
*Keep for next class.End Day 1 Lesson 2Procedures and ExpectationsPurposeTo familiarize you with the expectations in English 9To understand the rules and procedures of this classroomBell RingerThink..PairShare.Get out your exit ticket from yesterday. Take a few minutes to read over what you wrote, or finish your writing.
Once you have completed the above step, pair up with someone next to you (there is no need to get up from your seat). Share what you wrote and exchange thoughts.
Ask your partner 1) Do you feel you have a good chance of attaining this goal? 2) What obstacles do you foresee preventing you from reaching your goal? 3) How will you handle those obstacles?What IfIm Tardy?I have a cell phone out I shouldnt?Im absent?I forgot to do an assignment?I talk back or am rude?I need to reach you outside of class time?Other questions? Other expectations?Syllabus TimeSorry, this part is going to be boring.Honors Summer Reading Q & AIf you need an extra copy look on the class website.DUE BY LESSON 4. NO EXCUSES.If you are new you have until lesson 4 as well.Full Sentences (that are legible).Insightful reflections.Clear evidence that you read that text.Work Time / Q & A.
Exit TicketTechnical DocumentsReflect upon your first days as a high school student. What have been some of the highs youve experienced? What are some of the lows?Think about the goals you have for yourself. Write a technical document in 7 steps titled How to Succeed in High School. List step by step instructions on how you plan to succeed at AHS! Step 7 should be your final goal ex: Graduate with honors, get into a great college, meet the man of my dreams, etc.
Step 1: (2-3 sentences)Step 2: (2-3 sentences)Step 3: (2-3 sentences)Etc.Lesson 3Elements of a StoryPurposeTo review and identify the elements of a story Bell RingerShort Story ReviewFill in the following graph. 3Short Story ElementsLabel the graph based on the story we just read. Constructed ResponseRestate Question OR, give creative introduction to responseGive textual evidence. Always support with quote.Explain evidence. If you do not explain your evidence then your argument does not seem completeConstructed ResponseConnecting with the TextWhy do you think the author made the story so inviting at the beginning?Ex: The reason the author made the story inviting at the beginning was_________. The author drew Billy to the house by putting a bright fire, animals, and pretty curtains in the house. Without these elements, Billy would not have gone to the house.
YOU TRY! Constructed ResponseRestate Question OR, give creative introduction to responseGive textual evidence. Always support with quote.Explain evidence. If you do not explain your evidence then your argument does not seem complete
Connecting with the TextWhy do you think the author made the story so inviting at the beginning?
Exit TicketWorksheetComplete the following worksheet over the story we just read.
PurposeTo understand the expectations and procedures for completing your weekly non-fiction articleTo familiarize yourself with the setup of the SpringBoard text to understand and use academic words and phrases that we will be using throughout the unitLesson 4AOW Intro and SpringBoard 1.1Bell RingerConstructed Response Restate Question OR, give creative introduction to responseGive textual evidence. Always support with quote.Explain evidence. If you do not explain your evidence then your argument does not seem complete
Identify the biggest difference between The Landady and Dorthea Puente. Constructed Response ExampleExample: The biggest difference between The Landlady and Dorthea Puente is that The Landlady liked to kill young men and Dorthea Puente liked to kill elderly people. An example of this difference can be seen when Dorthea buries her elderly tenants and steals their money and The Landlady stuffs and admires the flawless bodies of her young tenants. They both kill their tenants, but they have different tastes how they like to kill them.
AOW IntroAOW IntroWhat is an AOW? Why do we do AOWs? How will they be graded?Page 1 Unit Overview Table of ContentsGoals Academic vocabulary / Literary terms Activity 1.1SpringBoard IntroExit Ticket - Context CluesRead the following sentences. Identify the meaning of the bolded word by using context clues. To prepare for the imminent storm, Brian went to the store and bought a snow shovel, salt for his driveway, and new snow boots.imminent meansunknown b. about to happen c. scary d. big 2. Jason was so overwhelmed by the plethora of items at the salad bar that he couldnt decide what to get. plethora meansa. shortage b. colorful c. smelly d. overabundance
Bell RingerNouns, Adjectives, Verbs, AdverbsLabel the nouns, adjectives, and verbs in the sentence below. REMEMBER: Noun = person, place, thing, or idea. Adjectives = describe nouns OR other adjectives. Verbs = show action or express a state of being. Adverbs = describe verbs (how, when, where, how much, what extent)
A negative attitude quickly interferes with learning.
5Exit TicketSpend the rest of class reading silently. Come back to the next class period with your reading book ready for reading workshop time.
*Remember, this is MANDATORY.Bell Ringer Context CluesSometimes at lunch we have slowmoe. Slowmoe is a good drink. I like chocolate but some people like skim slowmoe.What is slowmoe? ice cream milk pizza2. We like to go to glubnub class. Sometimes we run races or play ball. We learn the rules for different sports. Glubnub is a fun class!What is glubnub? music art gym
CHALLENGE: On the back of this page, write your own context clue riddle. Try to give good clues that will help your reader to know the meaning of the new word!
6Bell Ringer Context Clues1. No matter how valid Jeremy's reason was for being late to the concert, the usher remained adamant in his refusal to let him enter the hall.menacing b. complacent c. firm 2. Sam sat a long time at his desk before beginning his essay exam, until it appeared he had some sort of epiphany on the topic and began writing furiously and nonstop.decision b. insight c. instigation 7. I am so glad we went to see the opening of the artist's work at Leitner's Galleries. What a formidable new talent!a. polite b. young c. impressive