WHAT WE DID: 9/15

  • ENGLISH 7
    • ERWC MODULE I – ACTIVITY 5: SURVEYING THE TEXT
      • What does the title of Colvin’s article, “What It Takes to Be Great” hint about the essay’s topic?
      •  What is the subtitle of the article? What does it tell you about what the article might say?
      • What do you know about the author and where it was published? Do you expect to find the author’s ideas believable? Will it be interesting?
      • What can you tell about the article by looking at its length, the length of the paragraphs, and the subheadings throughout the article?

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  • ENGLISH 8 & HONORS ENGLISH 8

    • ERWC MODULE III – ACTIVITY 3: EXPLORING KEY CONCEPTS; ACTIVITY 4: SURVEYING THE TEXT; ACTIVITY 5: MAKING PREDICTIONS & ASKING QUESTION
      • Key Concepts: Based on the title, “Teenage Social Media Butterflies May Not Be Such A Big Problem,” do you think Healy believes that using social media is harmful to teenagers?
      • Surveying the Text: 1. What do you think is the purpose of the article? 2. The article was published in the Los Angeles Times on May 20, 2010. How accurate and up-to-date do you think the information will be?
      • Making Predictions and Asking Questions: 1. What arguments about social networking do think you will find in Healy’s article? 2. Who is the audience for the LA Times? If a reader of the LA Times decides to read this article, what will he or he want to find out? 3. How will Healy try to persuade her readers that her claim about social media is right? 4. Turn the title of the article into a question that doesn’t use the word “butterflies.”

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