SAT 10: Language Arts Lacey Hoogland & Keiz Shultz Overview • Measurements: Language – Prewriting – Composing – Editing – Narrative – Informative – Persuasive – Thinking Skills Connection to Standards/DStep • Look at the State Writing Standards: Which standards address the areas below? – Prewriting – Composing – Editing – Narrative – Informative – Persuasive – Thinking Skills Focus on Writing • To Address our Language Arts standards we’re going to look at an emphasis in writing across the curriculum Easy Two Column Notes 1. Include the title and the date 2. List main ideas, topics, and key words on the left. 3. List information and subtopics on the right. 4. Indent subtopics and leave plenty of empty space. 5. Remember that each paragraph has a key idea. 6. Use words and phrases. 7. Use abbreviations when they are appropriate. 8. Make notes neat and complete. Two Column Notes Topic = Maps A Map Picture of an area Shows where things are located Uses special marks and symbols Design depends on purpose Political Map Shows earth divided into countries, states Indicates capitals and major cities Uses different sizes of text for rivers, lakes, cities, etc Nonlinguistic Representation & Two Column Notes Saints Two Column Notes • Your Chance to Practice – Topic: Saints – Left Hand: Choose Two Saints – Right Hand: Write everything You Know about that Saint • Narrative, Persuasive, Informative • Useful when beginning a paper, preparing for a debate or presentation • Now write your paragraphs about your two saints Two Column Notes • In the group choose an individual to read the selection on Martin Luther King Jr. • The other individuals in your group will take notes on the reading. – Be sure to note the main ideas and supporting details • Compare your notes Two Column Math • What is the square foot of a 9 x 12 porch? This column will include This column will be where sentences to show student students work out their thinking. problem. Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 This box must include the answer and reiterate the question. Two Column Math • What is the square foot of a 9 x 12 porch? This column will include This column will be where sentences to show student students work out their thinking. problem. Step 1 12 First, we will multiply 9 x 12. x9 Step 2 12 Next, we show the answer as x9 108. 108 Step 3 12 Finally, we will show there is x9 108 square feet on the porch. 108 This box must include the answer and reiterate the question. Two Column Science This column will include This column will be where sentences to show student students work out their thinking. problem. Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 This box must include the answer and reiterate the question. Two Column Notes • Uses: – Comprehension before writing – Comparing and Contrasting species, forms of government, foreign language verb forms – What You Know, How You Know It – During presentations, discussions, videos etc. – Formative Tool to gauge where students are at in their learning – Math, Science, Social Studies, Religion Three Column Notes • Top = Topic • Left Column = Main Points • Middle Column = Supporting Details • Right Column = Opinions, Observations, Thoughts Persuasive Writing • Attempts to… – Prove Truth – Motivate for Change or Action – Engage Thinking • Relies on… – Intellect – Emotion • Must have… – Clear Logic & Reasoning – Respect & Knowledge of Opposing Opinions Persuasive Writing • Listen to Reading: Turn Classrooms into Gyms! – What’s the Topic? – What are the Main Ideas? – Supporting Details? – Conclusion? • Use your Three Column Notes page Persuasive Writing • Word Choice for Main Ideas – Should, Must, Ought, Since, Because, For That Reason • Word Choice for Conclusion – Definitely, Certainly, Clearly, Therefore, For These Reasons, In Fact Persuasive Writing Strategy Use Either – Or to Get Students Thinking! E Everyone is doing this or buying this! I Intelligent people agree with this! T This is good for you or someone you know! H Happiness: Doing this will make you happy! E Entitled: Everyone is entitled to this. It is their right. R Reason: Many good reasons prove this is so! O Opposing point of view is wrong. I see their point, but the facts disprove their position. R Responsibility: This is an important responsibility! Persuasive Writing • Which word choices and Either-Or Strategies were used in: Turn Classrooms into Gyms! • T – This is good for you • R – Many good reasons • I – Intelligent people agree Persuasive Writing Paragraph • Choose one of the following: – Why should/shouldn’t we have AP classes? – Why should/shouldn’t we use technology in school? – Why should/shouldn’t we require summer reading? • As a group of four pick your topic, use the three column note strategy for your outline and writing. • Write your persuasive paragraphs as a group and select a reader to share. Review • Non-Linguistic Representation • Cooperative Learning • Two Column Notes • Persuasive Writing Lesson Plans • In your small group, choose a recorder, and discuss one of the following: – What have I done this year that utilizes some of todays techniques? – What ideas come to mind that I could utilize these techniques before the end of the school year?
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