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April 28, 2006
Wednesday, May 3

Materials:
Literature – pg. 570-576

Warm Up:
Why are baseball players rated by their statistics?

Activity 1:
Read pg. 570 silently to find the answer to the warm-up question.

Activity 2:
Discuss the meaning of the following vocabulary:
Loaded words
Stereotypes
One-sided arguments
Generalization
Wholesome
Hostility
Endorsements
Obscure

Activity 3:
As a whole class discuss the elements of a biography (pg. 571)
Who is Nolan Ryan?

Activity 4:
Students are to read pg. 573-576 silently and answer the following:
What elements of the author’s bias are found in the biography?
Overall, is the author biased for or against Ryan Nolan? Explain.

Writing and Grammar books were collected.

Night Write:
If you did not finish answering the following in class, please do so as night write.
What elements of the author’s bias are found in the biography?
Overall, is the author biased for or against Ryan Nolan? Explain.

Reading:
Read for 30 minutes and record the following on their reading on your reading log:
Genre (fiction or nonfiction)
Date
Title
Reading level
Actual pages read (example 21-47)
Minutes read
One-sentence summary


Bring Writing and Grammar book to turn in to me. Bring literature book to class on Wednesday to use in class.

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