January 4, 2016 Do Now Free-write about your Christmas Break Vacation for 7 minutes! Objectives SWBAT Use a colon to introduce an example or elaboration. SWBAT Use a semicolon to link closely related independent clauses. CCRS: PUN 604, PUN 702 REVIEW Turn and Talk with your shoulder partner about any usages of colons and semicolons that you remember from last year. Create an example for each rule that you remember. 2 minutes! Colons Colons ( : ) are used: Before a list of words, phrases or clauses. In front of him were the following: mince pies, holly and other delicious delights. In this example the items in the list are separated by commas. Colons A colon is also used in a glossary between a word and its definition. In this example, the colon preludes a further explanation of something. Connective: a word used to join two parts of a sentence. Adjective: a word which describes a noun. Semi-colons Semi-colons can be used to join clauses in a sentence. Sometimes they take the place of connectives. John liked jelly and Sam just loved ice cream. This sentence could be written: John liked jelly; Sam just loved ice cream. It was a dark night and the moon hid behind a cloud. It was a dark night; the moon hid behind a cloud. Semi-colons If the items in the list are longer than one or two words separate them with a semi-colon. The attractions of the park included: a new roundabout; a short pony ride; a long slide and an ice-cream stall. Question??? What is another common example of semicolons being used in a list? Listing of city and states. Over Christmas Break I travelled to the following places: Miami, Florida; Las Vegas, Nevada; and Los Angeles, California. OR… I travelled to Miami, Florida; Las Vegas, Nevada; and Los Angeles, California. Recap Colons: introduce a list; link two clauses, when the second one gives more information about the first. Semi-colons: Separate longer items in a series. link two clauses which are closely related. Act as connectives between two clauses of equal weight. Practice Complete the handout. Exit Ticket Complete the Grammar Handout. CW Grade: 10 points Homework Write 10 sentences using colons and semicolons. ( 5 each) Sentences can be about anything you want! Tuesday, January 5, 2016 Silent Sustained Reading (20 minutes) Objectives SWBAT describe George Orwell and his purposes of writing Animal Farm. CCRS: CLR 603 Draw subtle logical conclusions in more challenging passages. Do Now At a Level 0: On your Animal Farm Pre-Reading Vocabulary handout, copy down the definitions from the next slide. Animal Farm Pre-Reading Vocabulary Allegory (noun) A story that can be interpreted to have a hidden meaning. Education (noun) The process of giving or receiving systematic instruction. Power (noun) Hierarchy (noun) The ability to influence the behavior of others. Distribution (noun) The way in which things are shared out among a group of people. A system where people are ranked in order of importance. (Some people have more than others) Animal Farm Unit Allegory A story that has a hidden meaning. Characters, setting, plot represent or symbolize something else below the surface. Education A system in society of how people are formally educated. Power The ability to influence others to do things. Who has power? How do they get power? Hierarchy Distribution The act of giving things out. George Orwell Read the article about George Orwell and the ‘Writing of Animal Farm’ with your shoulder partner. Stop and jot when asked to! We will compare facts at the end. Exit Ticket Write 2 things that you have learned about Orwell. What might his purpose be in writing Animal Farm? What might you expect to gain from reading the text? Use 2 colons and semicolons. (1 each) Homework None Today Wednesday, January 6, 2016 Complete the Grammar Handout Objectives SWBAT Explain the primary causes of the Russian Revolution. SWBAT identify and describe Karl Marx, Joseph Stalin, Leon Trotsky, Socialism/Communism, the Proletariat, and the Bourgeoisie. CCRS: CLR 603 Draw subtle logical conclusions in more challenging passages. Russian Revolution As a class, we will read and annotate the handout. Russian Revolution We will watch a 10 minute video explaining a bit about the Russian Revolution. WARNING: The video is CORNY, but I guarantee you will have a better understanding of the RR and the purpose of Animal Farm. As we are watching, jot down at least two things you find interesting. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Eed_ ppSJdlI Exit Ticket On a sheet of paper do the following: explain the primary causes of the Russian Revolution AND identify and describe Karl Marx, Joseph Stalin, Leon Trotsky, Socialism/Communism, the Proletariat, and the Bourgeoisie. Use at least 3 semicolons and colons. You should use your own words. Do not copy directly from your handout!!!! Homework Complete Chapter 1 Vocabulary. Thursday, January 7, 2016 SSR (20 minutes) Objectives SWBAT Discuss the concepts of 'Education' and 'Power‘. Animal Farm Anticipation Guide Complete the Animal Farm Anticipation Guide. SPEED DATING Number off by 1’s and 2’s 1’s are AGREE 2’s are DISAGREE For each statement on the Animal Farm Anticipation Guide, you will research an example that illustrates your viewpoint. (You may need to change your Do Now answers!) SPEED DATING 1’s will sit on the outside of the circle. 2’s will sit on the inside. 1 round = 1 question to debate with your speed date partner Each round is 3 minutes! End of Class – Highlight Reel On a half sheet: What are three highlights from the discussions you had with your classmates on the concepts of Education and Power today? Who challenged your thinking? How? CWPA Grade: 10 points Homework Study for semicolon, colon, and other punctuations quiz. Do Now: Friday, January 8 2016 Grammar Quiz. When finished, begin reading Animal Farm Chapter 1. CCRS: CLR 603 Draw subtle logical conclusions in more challenging passages. Homework Finish Reading chapter 1.