Class Agenda #11 – Quiz Day

Circle Around The Room- Do you get nervous when you take a quiz?

Take Seats- Same Groups – Ace, King, Queen, Jack, 10, 9, TAKE OUT ELA HW

Timer- “Luck of Lucien” – A Tribe Called Quest (4:42 – 1990)

Date- 9/23/16

SLT- I can identify the main idea, context and anecdote in a This I Believe Essay.

 I can interpret the main points of a This I Believe Essay.

Tell an anecdote about yourself (Do This)

 

Quiz Review-

  • Anecdote-
    noun
  • a short and amusing or interesting story about a real incident or person.
    “told anecdotes about his weekend”
    synonyms: story, tale, narrative, incident;
  •  Context 
  • noun
    1. the circumstances that  form the setting for an event, statement, or idea, and in terms of which it can be fully understood and assessed.

      “the decision was taken within the context of planned cuts in spending”

      synonyms: circumstances, conditions, factors, state of affairs, situation, background, scene, setting
  • Main Idea- A main idea is important information that tells more about the overall idea of a paragraph or section of a text.

in·ter·pret

verb

1.explain the meaning of (information, words, or actions).

Quiz Instructions and Rubric 

  • Quiz

Directions:

  • Read 2 of the following 3 This I Believe Essays.

  • For EACH ESSAY you choose

    • Put a BOX around the Main Idea

    • Put *’s on either side of the Anecdotes

    • Underline the Context.

  • Interpret each essay into your own words (3-5 sentences)

Rubric-

SLT/Score 100 85 INC
I can identify the main idea, context and anecdote in a TIB Essay. Main Idea, Context and Anecdote are all accurately and clearly located. Main Idea, Context and Anecdote are mostly accurately and clearly located. There’s still some confusion.
I can interpret the main points of a TIB Essay TIB essays are clearly summarized and insights are revealed. TIB essays are summarized. There’s still some confusion.
  • Quiz Time
  • Finished- You can work on HW or Read.
  • HW Reminder– 
  • Homework starts tonight. 30 Minutes of Reading, 2-3 Sentence Reaction/Summary, 1 Page of Independent Writing 
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