Timer- “Little Red Corvette” -Prince (1982, 3:24)
Do you believe that you’re an example of The American Dream? Why? Why not?
SLTs See 2/13
I can transcribe a conversation for my American Dream presentation.
SLT- I CAN ANALYZE HOW A TEXT MAKES CONNECTIONS AMONG AND DISTINCTIONS BETWEEN INDIVIDUALS, IDEAS, OR EVENTS (E.G., THROUGH COMPARISONS, ANALOGIES, OR CATEGORIES).
SLT- I can produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
10 Mini Lesson-
How to make a transcription-
- Write out the conversation. Fill in words to make them complete sentences if you need to.
- For Example Jhumpa Lahiri
- When we get to class work- you’re going to make a transcription of your interview. More time for this will be given tomorrow.
Part II- Family History/American Dream Presentation – How is this an example of The American Dream?
- The question that we’re trying to either answer in the positive OR the negative.
- So we’re going to look through our interview and assess, how is this an example of the American Dream?
- Practice this first
- Set up a Cornell Notes Page in your notebook. We’ll listen to the following interview from Author Jhumpa Lahiri.
- As we read, take notes that help answer the question – How is this an example of The American Dream?
- Review Presentation Rubric
- This is how you’ll be assessed on Thursday/Friday
- Class Work-
- Use the American Dream Interview to make a transcription on a google doc.
- Share with email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org
- Family interview needs to be done by: 2/14/17
- Homework tonight. 30 Minutes of Reading, 2-3 Sentence Reaction/Summary, 1 Page of Independent Writing