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Lesson 13: Crazy Creatures and Presentations

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Lesson 13.1 (11/02/15)

 

Warm-Up 13.1

      Create a Frayer Model for "Etiquette."

3rd Warm-up: NaNoWriMo!

 

Classwork 13.1: 

  • Students will discuss Warm-Up, and how it applies to today's presentations.
  • 3rd Period will have pep talk and NaNoWriMo 
  • Students will take notes on Crazy Creature Brochures
    • Informational: Habitat, Diet, Social Behavior, Intellect, & Senses
    • Physical description: sight, sound, smell, taste, and touch. 
    • Save it, hunt it, see it, etc.
    • Narrative
    • Citation of Sources
  • Students work on brochure
  • Student Presentations 

 

Homework 13.1:

     Write 4-6 sentences on what this project may be teaching you.  3rd Period, continue to NaNoWriMo!

 

NxGCSOs:

Crazy Creatures/Presentations:

  1. ELA.8.W.C10.3 use technology, including the Internet, to produce and publish writing and present the relationships between information and ideas efficiently as well as to interact and collaborate with others.
  2. ELA.8.W.C11.1 conduct short research projects to answer a question (including a self-generated question), drawing on several sources and generating additional related, focused questions that allow for multiple avenues of exploration.
  3. ELA.8.SL.C13.3 delineate a speaker’s argument and specific claims, evaluating the soundness of the reasoning and relevance and sufficiency of the evidence and identifying when irrelevant evidence is introduced. 
  4. ELA.8.SL.C14.1 present claims and findings, emphasizing salient points in a focused, coherent manner with relevant evidence, sound valid reasoning and well-chosen details; use appropriate eye contact, adequate volume and clear pronunciation.
  5. ELA.8.SL.C14.2  integrate multimedia and visual displays into presentations to clarify information, strengthen claims and evidence and add interest.

 


 

Lesson 13.2  (11/03/15)

 

Warm-Up 13.2:  

     How are presentations going thus far?  Write 4-6 sentences, explaining how and why you feel this way.  3rd Period NaNoWriMo!

 

Classwork 13.2:  

  • Students will discuss Warm-Up, and how it applies to today's presentations.
  • Go over Homework. 
  • 3rd Period will have pep talk and NaNoWriMo.
  • Students will begin work on Crazy Creature Brochures, Mr. Doyle will facilitate.
  • Student Presentations.

 

Homework 13.2:

     What is the difference between active and passive voice?  Give examples.  3rd period, NaNoWriMo!

 

NxGCSOs:

Crazy Creatures/Presentations:

  1. ELA.8.W.C10.3 use technology, including the Internet, to produce and publish writing and present the relationships between information and ideas efficiently as well as to interact and collaborate with others.
  2. ELA.8.W.C11.1 conduct short research projects to answer a question (including a self-generated question), drawing on several sources and generating additional related, focused questions that allow for multiple avenues of exploration.
  3. ELA.8.SL.C13.3 delineate a speaker’s argument and specific claims, evaluating the soundness of the reasoning and relevance and sufficiency of the evidence and identifying when irrelevant evidence is introduced. 
  4. ELA.8.SL.C14.1 present claims and findings, emphasizing salient points in a focused, coherent manner with relevant evidence, sound valid reasoning and well-chosen details; use appropriate eye contact, adequate volume and clear pronunciation.
  5. ELA.8.SL.C14.2  integrate multimedia and visual displays into presentations to clarify information, strengthen claims and evidence and add interest.

 


 

Lesson 13.3  (11/04/15)

 

Warm-Up 13.3:  

     Write a 2-4 sentences from the perspective of your Crazy Creature. 3rd Period NaNoWriMo!

 

Classwork 13.3:  

  • Students will discuss Warm-Up, and how it applies to today's project.
  • Go over homework. 
  • 3rd Period will have pep talk and NaNoWriMo.
  • Students will continue work on Crazy Creature Brochures, Mr. Doyle will facilitate. 
  • Student Presentations.

 

Homework 13.3:

     Complete Active & Passive voice Practice Part 1 on NoRedInk.com.  Record what you score on this assignment on your homework sheet.

 

NxGCSOs:

Crazy Creatures/Presentations:

  1. ELA.8.W.C10.3 use technology, including the Internet, to produce and publish writing and present the relationships between information and ideas efficiently as well as to interact and collaborate with others.
  2. ELA.8.W.C11.1 conduct short research projects to answer a question (including a self-generated question), drawing on several sources and generating additional related, focused questions that allow for multiple avenues of exploration.
  3. ELA.8.SL.C13.3 delineate a speaker’s argument and specific claims, evaluating the soundness of the reasoning and relevance and sufficiency of the evidence and identifying when irrelevant evidence is introduced. 
  4. ELA.8.SL.C14.1 present claims and findings, emphasizing salient points in a focused, coherent manner with relevant evidence, sound valid reasoning and well-chosen details; use appropriate eye contact, adequate volume and clear pronunciation.
  5. ELA.8.SL.C14.2  integrate multimedia and visual displays into presentations to clarify information, strengthen claims and evidence and add interest.

 


 

 

Lesson 13.4 (11/05/15)

 

 

Warm-Up 13.4:  

     If you were going to write a book about your crazy creature, what type of perspective would you write it from?  Casual observer?  Hunter?  Scientist?  Why?  4-6 sentences.  3rd Period NaNoWriMo!

 

Classwork 13.4:  

  • Students will discuss Warm-Up, and how it applies to today's project.
  • Go over homework. 
  • 3rd Period will have pep talk and NaNoWriMo.
  • NaNoWriMo writing sprint/stumble! 
  • Students will continue work on Crazy Creature Brochures, Mr. Doyle will facilitate. 
  • Student Presentations.

 

Homework 13.4:

     When would you use active voice, and when would you use passive voice?  Why?  Give examples 3-5 sentences.

 

NxGCSOs:

Crazy Creatures/Presentations:

  1. ELA.8.W.C10.3 use technology, including the Internet, to produce and publish writing and present the relationships between information and ideas efficiently as well as to interact and collaborate with others.
  2. ELA.8.W.C11.1 conduct short research projects to answer a question (including a self-generated question), drawing on several sources and generating additional related, focused questions that allow for multiple avenues of exploration.
  3. ELA.8.SL.C13.3 delineate a speaker’s argument and specific claims, evaluating the soundness of the reasoning and relevance and sufficiency of the evidence and identifying when irrelevant evidence is introduced. 
  4. ELA.8.SL.C14.1 present claims and findings, emphasizing salient points in a focused, coherent manner with relevant evidence, sound valid reasoning and well-chosen details; use appropriate eye contact, adequate volume and clear pronunciation.
  5. ELA.8.SL.C14.2  integrate multimedia and visual displays into presentations to clarify information, strengthen claims and evidence and add interest.

 


 

Lesson 13.5 (11/06/15)

 

Warm-Up 13.5:  

     You've worked hard this week, you deserve a weekend of hanging out with your crazy creature.  Draw a 3-frame comic of you and your creature. 3rd Period NaNoWriMo!

 

Classwork 13.5:  

  • Students will discuss Warm-Up, and how it applies to today's presentations.
  • Go over homework. 
  • 3rd Period will have pep talk and NaNoWriMo.
  • NaNoWriMo writing sprint/stumble! 
  • Students will FINISH work on Crazy Creature Brochures, Mr. Doyle will facilitate. 
  • Student Presentations.

 

Closure 13.5:

     Staple and turn in homework and warm-up activities.

 

NxGCSOs:

Crazy Creatures/Presentations:

  1. ELA.8.W.C10.3 use technology, including the Internet, to produce and publish writing and present the relationships between information and ideas efficiently as well as to interact and collaborate with others.
  2. ELA.8.W.C11.1 conduct short research projects to answer a question (including a self-generated question), drawing on several sources and generating additional related, focused questions that allow for multiple avenues of exploration.
  3. ELA.8.SL.C13.3 delineate a speaker’s argument and specific claims, evaluating the soundness of the reasoning and relevance and sufficiency of the evidence and identifying when irrelevant evidence is introduced. 
  4. ELA.8.SL.C14.1 present claims and findings, emphasizing salient points in a focused, coherent manner with relevant evidence, sound valid reasoning and well-chosen details; use appropriate eye contact, adequate volume and clear pronunciation.
  5. ELA.8.SL.C14.2  integrate multimedia and visual displays into presentations to clarify information, strengthen claims and evidence and add interest.

 

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