1. Do Now: Complete an interactive activity to practice adding transitions to writing: Click Here
2. Homework Check: second page of your reference sheet from yesterday
3. Read The Hunger Games: Chapter 16 -- pp. 206-218 (audiobook part 2 -- 0:40:32 to 1:04:05)
4. Flocabulary Video: Watch the following music video and fill in the blanks with the lyrics you hear on your reference/classwork sheet.
- A transition is a change. It connects two things.
- In writing, transitions help connect ideas so that the reader can better understand the ideas.
- How to add transitions:
- Decide what relationship that information has to what you’ve already written.
- Choose the appropriate transition and add it to the beginning of the new information you’re adding to your essay.
- Read the information you’re adding to the essay (or piece of writing).
6. Additional Transitional Words/Phrases: On your new reference/classwork sheet, read through the new, more complete list of transitions, and fill in the missing parts (symbols) of the table.
7. Practice: Practice adding transitions and writing with transitions, on Socrative.
- Quick Check for Understanding
- Space Race (to review yesterday's lesson)
- Add an appropriate transition word or phrase
- Write using transitions
6. Gallery Walk: You will move about the room to view some multiple-choice transitions questions and answer them on the backside of your reference/classwork sheet. When you are finished, you may score your work using GradeCam on Mr. T's computer.
7. Exit Slip: Your final activity today is to complete an exit slip on Socrative, to demonstrate your mastery of today's aim. You will answer 5 multiple-choice and 2 constructed response questions.
If you finish early, read a book silently, complete today's activity on TeenBiz3000, or continue practicing with today's do now activity (Task #1).
Homework: Transitions Practice