Standard: ELAGSE11-12L6: Acquire and use accurately general academic and domain-specific words and phrases, sufficient for reading, writing, speaking, and listening at the college and career readiness level; demonstrate independence in gathering vocabulary knowledge when considering a word or phrase important to comprehension or expression.
Learning Target: I can use general academic words and phrases in order to create an organized way to acquire them.
Opening Session: What is the author’s main message?
Work Session: In your groups, I want you to find definitions for the following words. You can do this by any means at your disposal – use your book, use each other, use your phone, use a dictionary, whatever you want, except for asking me. But here’s the catch….you only have ten minutes! GO!
- Social Commentary
- Historical Context
- Rhetorical Context
- Vocal Delivery
- Dramatic Irony
- Verbal Irony
- Situational Irony
Once you guys have had a chance to find the definitions, let’s see how well you did by going over this PowerPoint together!
…And finally, we’re going to unpack the first Embedded Assessment in our books on page 108!
Closing Session: NEW VOCAB!!!
Assessment: Informal – vocab word finding
Differentiation: Process (many methods of finding vocab words)