Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Comp Starts--Wednesday, January 14th, 2015

  • 2nd Block:  Comprehension Strategies/ACT Prep
  • DAY SIX--January 14th, 2015
  • Happy Wednesday!
  • 9:20-10:20

When You Come In
  1. Initial next to your name on my clipboard for attendance.
  2. Drop your phone in the phone hostage center.  Put your phone BEHIND your name card, please.  

  1. Get back all your papers.
  2. There are a zillion, so keep them organized.  How?
    1. Sort them by color.
    2. Put them in date order
    3. Dividers would be helpful, but since your papers are color-coded, dividers are not vital.

Review Yesterday’s Words
  • Resilient
  • Haughty

New Vocab
  • Lineage
  • Cerebral  

Put four new words up on the board, so all eight are there for you to take a gander at.

  • Explain both assignments you’re going to work on, then cut you lose to work on them.
  • Everything I’m about to go ove is on schoology, so if you miss anything, you’ll be able to re-read it on schoology at your own pace.

Six-Way Paragraph—Understanding a Passage in Six Different Ways:  “Count Dracula”
  1. Reading Strategy #1:  Read the questions first!  (Give yourself purpose.)
  2. Reading Strategy #2:  Consider the title, before, during and after reading.
  3. Reading Strategy #3:  Annotation (Talk to the text.)

Computer Work
  1. Check your grade in schoology, the way I showed you last week.
  2. Check your desktop.  Have you created a folder called “Vocab Pics”?
  3. Do you have eight pics in it?
  4. Your pics should be saved like this:  “Haughty1” and “Haughty2”, etc.
  5. Can I get a gracious volunteer from the audience to show the class your desktop pics?
  6. Find two pics for each of your four new vocab words:
    1. haughty
    2. resilient
    3. lineage
    4. cerebral
  7. Leave this folder of pics on your desktop for now.  We are not turning it in yet.

  • Get signed on to our quizlet class, and start studying the first eight words.

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