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Vocabulary Review p. 80-81Identify the context clues
P. 821. Take out journal
2. Create a Venn Diagram
3. Practice inferring
p. 83Read p. 83 and discuss what "Politics" means.
P. 84What Genre are we reading?
p. 85Predict in your journal what you think "Off and Running" will be about.
P. 86Cite evidence from the text that shows Miata is nervous.
P. 86What can you tell about Rudy based on the way he speaks to Carlos and Jaime?
P. 87Idioms don't mean what they say
What is "Informal English"
High light Idioms
P. 88What do most of the ideas in Miata's speech reveal about her motives for running for office?
P. 88Refute or Support the following statement using evidence from the text:
"Miata's language in her speech is informal."
Venn DiagramCompare and contrast the characters using the Venn Diagram in your journal
P. 89Discuss Verb tenses
P. 89Find the work "beckoned"
P. 90 - 91Agree or Disagree?
Miata feels that she has the support from the other students.
p. 90 -91Compare and Contrast the speeches.
P. 90 -91Agree or Disagree?
The audience loves both speeches.
P. 92 - 93Agree or Disagree:
Rudy is not nervous.
p. 92-93Find the idiom "to put on a good face"
p. 92-93What can you infer about Miata or Rudy?
p. 93Varieties of English:
How are their speeches different?
p. 94-95Mr. Rupe says,
"Miata and her father do not get along."
p. 96Does the author feel that it is better to be well liked or to "help people, to get things done"?
pp. 102-103Persuasive text
p. 103Is Natasha qualified to be president?
p. 104Compare and Contrast the posters of Jared and Natasha. Make a quick Venn Diagram.
"Off and Running"What is the theme?
"Vote for Me!"What is the main idea?