9-14-12_Intro to Lit S1_14_1.8 Getting Cut Coming of Age

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Do Now (5 min)
Write about the following:
Have you ever been excluded
from something? Maybe a club,
or group, or activity?
Coming of Age the Hard
Way
Activity 1.8 (Part 1)
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Agenda
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Do Now (5 min)
Objectives (2 min)
Finish Your Response to p. 18 Prompt (10 min)
Make a Prediction about Cut (1 min)
a) Has anyone been cut from anything? (2 min)
b) Think-Pair-Share: How can (-) experience create (+)
outcomes? (2 min)
5. Preview the Graphic Organizer (1 min)
6. Jigsaw Cut by Bob Greene (20 min)
7. Fill Out Graphic Organizer (10 min)
8. Closing (1 min)
9. Exit Slip (2 min)
10.Participation Grades (3 min)
Objectives (2 min)
Content (The knowledge you’ll master
today)
SWBAT:
1. Summarize and incident
2. Explain how a writers voice shapes a readers response
Language (How you will master the
knowledge)
By:
1. Notating Cut
2. Discussing and notating Cut
Finish Your Response to p. 18 Prompt (10 min)
Objective: SWBAT: analyze the author’s diction, syntax, use of imagery, and the
author’s tone by discussing the text and writing notes in a graphic organizer
***For a grade you
will turn in:***
(1) your outline
(2) your response
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Make a Prediction about Cut (1 min)
Objective: SWBAT: Make a prediction about a text by making inferences based
on the title
(If you already know the answer to this question,
please DON’T give it away)
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We are going to read a series of
interview-narratives titled Cut.
What do you think they will be
about?
Has anyone been cut from anything? (2 min)
Objective: SWBAT: Make a prediction about a text by making inferences based
on the title
Has anyone ever been cut from
anything?
Think-Pair-Share: How can (-) experience create (+) outcomes? (2 min)
Objective: SWBAT: Make a prediction about a text by making inferences based
on the title
Think-Pair-Share
How can negative experiences
create positive outcomes?
Preview the Graphic Organizer (1 min)
Let’s look at
what you’ll be
filling out!
Jigsaw Cut by Bob Greene (20 min)
Block 6
Here are the partners:
Vignette 1 (p.27-28)
Selena, Layla, Miranda
Vignette 2 (p.28-29)
Malaysia, Marisol, Glendi
Vignette 3 (p.29)
Daeja, Daniel, Felecia,
Vignette 4 (p.30-31)
James, Alejandro, Angel Calderon
Vignette 5 (p.31)
Sequiya, Angel Ramirez,
Jigsaw Cut by Bob Greene (20 min)
Block 7
Here are the partners:
Vignette 1 (p.27-28)
Ozzy, Mandy
Vignette 2 (p.28-29)
Cameron, Kylee
Vignette 3 (p.29)
Miya, Aziel, Anthony
Vignette 4 (p.30-31)
James, Troy
Vignette 5 (p.31)
Richard, Mario
Fill Out Graphic Organizer (10 min)
Let’s fill this
out!
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Closing (1 min)
Did you master the following objectives?
Content (The knowledge you’ll master
today)
SWBAT:
1. Summarize and incident
2. Explain how a writers voice shapes a readers response
Language (How you will master the
knowledge)
By:
1. Notating Cut
2. Discussing and notating Cut
Exit Slip (3 min)
What is the theme of
Eleven and Oranges
and Spotlight?
SMART (Participation) Grade (5 min)
Each day YOU will decide the grade you deserve.*
Your 5-point daily participation grade is based on CLA’s core-values:
CLA Students are S.M.A.R.T.
S = Self-Controlled
M = Motivated
A = Accountable
R = Respectful
T = Timely
What do you deserve today?
*One point for each core-value (5 points possible each day). I reserve the right to change these
grades.

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