First, it has to be done. New seats and some behavior norms.
Next, continuing with our study of the power of words, let’s watch this short video.
And, since I messed up yesterday’s classwork assignment, let’s try it again. Get the handout in Classroom. Closely read the passage starting on page 11. Work through MC questions 29-43. We will go over these and practice good test-taking strategies.
Thursday Friday, choose a passage from your memoir text with examples of effective diction and syntax. Bring a copy of this passage to class on and be prepared to discuss your passage with a partner. Notes about your passage would make your discussion flow easier and be more in-depth. Yep, notes would be a good idea.
Homework- For Monday’s class– It’s time to check in with your columnist. Bring another article to class to analyze. This time we will work with diction and syntax.