Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Comp Strats--Tuesday, January 13th, 2015

  • 2nd Block:  Comprehension Strategies/ACT Prep
  • DAY FIVE--January 13th, 2015
  • Happy Tuesday!

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.  
  3. Grab your free reading book and your daily reading log (folder over on the book table).

New Vocabulary--Get  two new words for today:
  • Resilient
Write down TWO sentences of someone being RESILIENT and recovering from an ADVERSITY, like this:
  • My grandma had cancer, which was an ADVERSITY to our whole family.  But she had chemotherapy, and now she’s recovering.  She’s been RESILIENT.
  • We faced the ADVERSITY of Mid-Prairie scoring on us, but we worked together as a team and were RESILIENT and scored on them.
  • Let me hear some of yours now.

Write down TWO celebrities or famous people you feel are arrogant and stuck-up.
  • Arianna Grande
  • Kanye West
  • Miley Cyrus
  • LeBron James
  • Cristiano Reynaldo
  • Kim Kardashian
  • Let me hear some more--not actual people at WHS!  ...famous people or famous characters!  :-)

Unscramble one synonym (similar word) and one antonym (opposite).

  • Haughty
o   Synonym =  PROUD
o   Antonym =  HUMBLE

Strategy Instruction:  Making Inferences
  1. What do we already know about making an inference?
  2. When have we made an inference before?
  3. Read the advice on making inferences here:   Inference Advice
  4. When you finish reading, go to the phone table, and get “Inference Practice Questions 1.”
  5. Read the first two model examples (#1 and #2), then complete the front and back side of the worksheet.  You’re making inferences--yay!
  6. Turn this into the drawer.
  7. Grab the next handout handout called, “Making an Inference from a Photo.”
  8. Please read the “Preparation--Red this:” notes, as well as the directions.
  9. Look at the pictures here:  Making an Inference from a Photo
  10. Complete your handout with your inferences about each photo, then turn it in.

Read and Relax
  • Get your daily reading log and your reading book
  • Fill it out.
  • Read and enjoy your just-right book.

Complete your daily reading log
a.     time ended
b.    page ended
2.     Rate yourself. (5, 4, 3, 2, 1)
3. Put your daily reading log and book over on the table where it was when class started (or take your book with you, if you’re reading outside of class).

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