Night, Vivid Words and Phrases
- Release Date: February 12, 2019
- Age Levels: Grade 10
Lesson Essential Question: How can I use parts of words to assemble new words or decipher new words?
Key Vocabulary: signal words, syntax, visualize, paraphrase, context clues, glossary, previewing, etymology, anootation, idiom
Could you speak English, please? Isn’t it difficult to figure out what someone’s trying to say when they use words you’re not familiar with? Well, by learning to take words apart and rearrange them, you can better understand what someone’s saying to you, as well as increasing your capacity for speaking with a heightened vocabulary.
Reading Journal: Think about the main character in the book you’re currently reading. Based on what you read about them, who do you think they’d have voted for in the last election? Use details from the text to support your answer.
Application-based Vocabulary: expel (v) Meaning, words that are formed from it, use it in 3 original sentences.
Notes over “Night” Chapter 4, explain any confusing parts, preview upcoming reading assignment: p. 73-80
Literary Activity: Comprehension Check questions, Ch. 4
Grammar Instruction: Model vivid and specific, purposeful word choice in writing.
Grammar Activity: BK English C62-63
Summarizing Strategies: Students will use active reading strategies to assist them in retaining information, using experiential, textual, cultural, social, psychological, and cultural notations as a basis for their summations.
Reading Journal: Who’d he vote for?
Covers Night chapter 4, deals with using vivid words and phrases in descriptive writing.