MAKE EVERY DAY COUNT
MONDAY- PAJAMA JAM
Remember ACES Paragraphs? Before we start our research paper due before Thanksgiving, we will practice writing paragraphs that support your main idea and arguments.
TUESDAY – NEON DAY
Answer the 25 most commonly answered interview questions
Purdue Online Writing Lab Resume Introduction
WEDNESDAY – DRESS FOR SUCCESS
Write or Revise your resume. Get ready tomorrow night’s career fair at 6:30! Get feedback from your classmates. Are you work ready?
THURSDAY – GENDER BENDER
Interview your classmates, a teacher, or community member. What makes a good hire from “the other side of the table?”
FRIDAY – CLASS COLORS
Give back! How can you serve your community and build your resume and your world at the same time?
Is Everything equal, even though it’s not separated?
This week, we will learn about parallel structure in writing and how it creates emphasis and understanding. We will also closely read legal text discussing “separate, but equal” to examine if everyone really got their fair share. To master parallel structure, you will need to be able to identify phrases and clauses that are on your Phrase Toolbox. You will need to review your 5 close reading steps handout to complete annotations.
Practice varying syntax by revising placement of dependent clauses. Take Cornell notes on parallelism.
We will practice exercises on parallel structure and identifying verbals (gerunds, participles, and infinitives). We will also begin reading “Indians Are a People, Not a Mascot” by Fred Villeux.
We will complete the reading and also debate the relevance of organizations based on race, marketing cultures, and culture economy. We will complete the comprehension questions and discuss “Plessy vs. Ferguson“.
We will read and analyze “Plessy vs. Ferguson” and answer comprehension question about this monumental court case that affected integration in the United States.
Quiz on Verbals, Parallelism, Phrases and Clauses, Plessy v. Ferguson
Every Day this week we will have practice SAT, ACT, and ASVAB questions for bell ringers.
We will also research scholarship and grant opportunities from some of the companies that you patronize!
Discuss your perfect government. Review “democracy” by W. R. Rodgriguez. Review vocabulary words : democracy, oligarchy, and plutocracy.
Watch the first 10 minutes of the Thom Hartman Report. How do these types of government affect different cultures?
Review Loose and Periodic Sentences
Homework: Write a loose sentence. Revise it as a periodic sentence. How does the revision affect the meaning?
Check out DoSomething.org . Which of these causes is dear to your heart? Why do you think you and others should get involved. Write an ACES paragraph about it:
Assertion about a text or argument
Citation from the text
Explanation of the evidence in your own words
Synthesize how that evidence supports your argument.
Complete Loose and Periodic Sentence Exercises
Analyze how syntax affects meainng using Elie Wiesel’s Night.
Practice Sentence Variation Models 10-17.
Practice writing various Phrases and Clauses using the Phrase Toolbox
Quiz on Sentences, Phrases, and Clauses