Pds 1&4- Go over exam project. This will involve MND and include a bit of creativity. You will choose TWO slides to present during the exam period next week. This will be included in your grade for the assignment. Go over Best Summer Ever assignment. This will be one of your favorite assignments of the year!
Pds 2&8- Go over Best Summer Ever assignment. This will be one of your favorite assignments of the year! We will begin video presentations on Friday for pd 8 and Monday next for pd 2.
Research nutritional information, especially what teenagers need. What does a healthy diet include? What should be avoided? What nutrients are required? What are the best foods to meet those nutritional needs? Don’t focus on calories, instead focus on nutritional requirements.
Make a graphic showing what you’ve learned. You can use either Google Slides or Google Drawing, or some other graphics app.
Friday #15- Take 10 minutes to work on this. You should be to the point where you are ready to revise your sentences to fit the ABC criteria.
Using the book Chew on This, select a passage between 1/2 and 1 page in length. Read the passage and determine the author’s tone. Re-write at least 3 sentences of the passage and change the tone. Focus on the verbs.
Choose one topic in the book to learn more about. Do a Google search and find 2 articles about that topic. Save your links!
Read the articles and write a short summary of each.
Learning Target- Students will be able to identify tone and bias in nonfiction text. Students will be able to identify author’s diction choices that help shape the tone and bias of the text.
Group practice- Read the paragraph on page 172 that begins, “Chicken McNuggets…” After the first reading, what do you think is the author’s opinion of the product? Write it on your paper. Now go back and re-read the paragraph looking for evidence that proves the author’s bias. Write that on the paper also.
Individual practice- Read pages 139 (at the bottom) to page 144 in Chew on This. Using these questions, identify the author’s bias. Remember, bias is the author’s slant or feeling toward the subject.
Re-read the bottom paragraph on page 140. Rewrite THREE sentences of this with a bias in favor of General Mills.