Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Language for Wednesday, January 25, 2012

  1. Bell Work
  2. Reading
    1. Review of Validity Scale
      1. Ensure everyone has enough copies of validity scale
      2. Review blog postings from Monday and Tuesday if you need to.
    2. Reading and Research time.
      1. Fill out your Evaluating Websites chart for at least 5 sources (as per the rubric).
      2. Fill out a validity scale for each source.
  3. Writing
    1. Student Exemplar
    2. How Do We Write Dialogue or Speech?
      1. Detailed rules and examples for quotation marks.
      2. Practice worksheet
    3. Brainstorm
      1. Think of someone famous who got credit for something.  Now imagine an inanimate object or animal that helped get them there.
    4. You will write a story with a focus on including dialogue between characters where punctuation is used correctly.
  4. Upload your photos for media literacy (from two weeks ago).
    1. Two pictures – aggressive/confrontational/tough and engaging/conversational
    2. Drop it to me -  (password – medialit)