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Lesson D - Analyzing Poetry and Articles - Short Answer Preparation

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Lesson D.1

 

Warm-Up D1: 

     Create a Frayer Model for "Anecdote," and "Metaphor."  Include the following boxes: definition, illustration, 2 examples, and use in a sentence (compound or complex sentence).

 

Classwork D.1:

     Warm-Up

     Discuss Warm-Up

     Read "The Hangman"

     Discuss "The Hangman"

     Short Answer Questions

 

Homework D.1:

     You always start a short answer question by rewriting the question as a thesis statement.  What else do you include in your complete, paragraph answer?  Write your response as a short answer.

 

NxGCSOs:

Informative:

     ELA.8.W.C9.2

     ELA.8.W.C10.3

     ELA.8.W.C11.1

 


 

Lesson D.2

 

Warm-Up D.2: 

     Create Frayer Models for, "Paradox," and "Allegory."  Include the following boxes: definition, illustration, 2 examples, and use in a sentence (compound or complex sentence).

 

 

Classwork D.2:

     Warm-Up

     Discuss Warm-Up

     Go over homework

     eBackpack: The Hangman

 

Homework D.2:

     Find a work of Flash Fiction or Ultra Flash Fiction.  Read it, and write a paragraph summary on what it was about and whether or not you liked it.  Use your judgement to choose appropriate content.  If you cannot find your own, read, "War of the Clowns" at http://www.massreview.org/sites/default/files/Couto%2C%20Mia.pdf

 

NxGCSOs:

Informative:

     ELA.8.W.C9.2

     ELA.8.W.C10.3

     ELA.8.W.C11.1

 


 

 

Lesson D.3

 

Warm-Up D.3: 

     Write one sentence explaining what the following math problem wants you to find.  Write a second sentence explaining how you would solve this problem.

     If Madison sold 68 boxes of Thin Mints, how many cases of 12 boxes does Madison pickup from the cookie mom?

 

Classwork D.3:

     Warm-Up

     Discuss Warm-Up

     Go over Homework

     Talk about Flash Fiction

     Read Black History Month Article

 

Homework D.3:

     What do articles and flash fiction have in common, and how are they different?  Write your answer as a short answer.

 

NxGCSOs:

Informative:

     ELA.8.W.C9.2

     ELA.8.W.C10.3

     ELA.8.W.C11.1

 


 

Lesson D.4

 

Warm-Up D.4: 

     Write five facts, in a series, on your favorite mythical creature.  Mr. Doyle thinks gremlins are cool because they are miniature, mischievous, mechanical-muddling, meddlesome, and mad.  Doodle your creature.

 

Classwork D.4:

     Warm-Up

     Discuss Warm-Up

     Go over Homework

     eBackpack: Black History Month Article

 

Homework D.4:

     What are the advantages and disadvantages of eBackpack?  Write one short answer objectively, do not include any opinions.

 

NxGCSOs:

Informative:

     ELA.8.W.C9.2

     ELA.8.W.C10.3

     ELA.8.W.C11.1

 


 

Lesson D.5

 

Warm-Up D.5: 

     Students that work hard should be rewarded.  What are a few fair and appropriate ways that teachers may reward students for putting forth extra effort?  Why don't teachers reward students for expected behavior?  3-5 sentences.

 

Classwork D.5:

     Warm-Up

     Discuss Warm-Up

     Students done with their work from this week may play story cubes

     Students not done will continue working in silence.

 

Closure D.5:

     Take Engrade Quiz on this week's warm-ups and homework, turn in homework and warm-ups.

 

NxGCSOs:

Informative:

     ELA.8.W.C9.2

     ELA.8.W.C10.3

     ELA.8.W.C11.1

 

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