Journeys Lesson 3

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Vocabulary Review p. 80-81Identify the context clues

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P. 821. Take out journal
2. Create a Venn Diagram
3. Practice inferring

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p. 83Read p. 83 and discuss what "Politics" means.

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P. 84What Genre are we reading?

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p. 85Predict in your journal what you think "Off and Running" will be about.

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P. 86Cite evidence from the text that shows Miata is nervous.
Highlight green

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P. 86What can you tell about Rudy based on the way he speaks to Carlos and Jaime?

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P. 87Idioms don't mean what they say
What is "Informal English"
High light Idioms

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P. 88What do most of the ideas in Miata's speech reveal about her motives for running for office?

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P. 88Refute or Support the following statement using evidence from the text:
"Miata's language in her speech is informal."

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Venn DiagramCompare and contrast the characters using the Venn Diagram in your journal

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P. 89Discuss Verb tenses

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P. 89Find the work "beckoned"

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P. 90 - 91Agree or Disagree?

Miata feels that she has the support from the other students.

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p. 90 -91Compare and Contrast the speeches.

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P. 90 -91Agree or Disagree?

The audience loves both speeches.

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P. 92 - 93Agree or Disagree:

Rudy is not nervous.

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p. 92-93Find the idiom "to put on a good face"

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p. 92-93What can you infer about Miata or Rudy?

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p. 93Varieties of English:
Slang
Dialect
formal
informal
How are their speeches different?

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p. 94-95Mr. Rupe says,
"Miata and her father do not get along."

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p. 95Fluency Practice

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p. 96Does the author feel that it is better to be well liked or to "help people, to get things done"?

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pp. 102-103Persuasive text

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p. 104

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p. 103Is Natasha qualified to be president?

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p. 104Compare and Contrast the posters of Jared and Natasha. Make a quick Venn Diagram.

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"Off and Running"What is the theme?

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"Vote for Me!"What is the main idea?
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