Class Agenda #87 – American Dream Transcript I

2/14/17

Timer- “Little Red Corvette” -Prince (1982, 3:24)

Prompt- 

  • Do you believe that you’re an example of The American Dream? Why? Why not?

Explain-

 

  •  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
    • 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.
    • Interruption
    • Share with josh@lyonscommunityschool.org and erica@lyonscommunityschool.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 
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