Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Tuesday/Wednesday, November 17/18, 2015

Announcements and Reminders:
If you did not finish the Point of View assignment last time or the "Police Report" (writing up evidence and warrants), you need to complete these as homework.
Book Discussions Next Time: Thursday/Friday, November 19/20                                                           
Spelling test next time: Thursday/Friday, November 19/20 on Lie/Lay
Helpful links:
These are helpful links:
Information about Lie and Lay 



Practice Quiz:  http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/lay-versus-lie-quiz

First Person
Third Person
I lie in bed.
He lies in bed.
I lay in bed.
He lay in bed.
Perfect form
I have lain in bed.
He has lain in bed.
Participle form
I am lying in bed.
He is lying in bed.
I will lie in bed.
He will lie in bed.

First Person
Third Person
I lay it down.
He lays it down.
I laid it down.
He laid it down.
Perfect form
I have laid it down.
He has laid it down.
Participle form
I am laying it down.
He is laying it down.
I will lay it down.
He will lay it down.
 Take two copies. Tape a copy into your composition book. Take the other with you.  Study it daily.    
Lie means to recline.  I'm doing it to myself.  
Lay means to put or place.  I'm doing it to something else. 

Targets for Today:
Reading: Literature Standard 1 
Cite several pieces of textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
Reading: Literature Standard 3 
Analyze how particular elements of a story or drama interact (e.g., how setting shapes the characters or plot).
In this case: Point of View.Language Standard 2 
Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.
Speaking and Listening Standard 3 
Delineate a speaker’s argument and specific claims, evaluating the soundness of the reasoning and the relevance and sufficiency of the evidence.

Today’s  Agenda:

1. Individual Reading Time

2. Practicing for Argument --  
https://archive.org/details/Five_Minute_Mysteries  "No Leg to Stand On"
   B5 needs to finish  "No Leg to Stand On"

3. Practice for spelling -- Lay or Lie?   A1 needs to correct this. Classes B5, B6, B7 need to do it and correct it and watch https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f3k1xGZH3GI (Lie/Lay) 4 minutes
Remember the difference is whether or not it takes an object. 
Here is the worksheet: recline:put to lie:lay practice.docx  If you are doing this at home,  click on the link, click on the tab for Download. Open the document. 
For each of these sentences tell whether the verb form is past, present, future, participle, or perfect.
Then change the verb to the correct lie or lay verb.
  1. Harold reclines in the arm chair.
  2. Harold puts his sister in a car seat.
  3. Leslie reclined on the Spongebob Squarepants chair.
  4. Leslie put her purse on the Spongebob Squarepants chair.
  5. Mark will recline in his hotel room.
  6. Mark will put his briefcase in his hotel room.
  7. Jimmy has reclined by the pool way too much this summer.
  8. Jimmy’s friends have put firecrackers under his lounge chair.
  9. Sally is placing a candy on each desk for her classmates.                 
  10. Mrs. Dorsey is out of the room, so Sally is reclining under Mrs. Dorsey’s desk, waiting to see her classmates’ reactions when they eat those jelly beans. 
Object or not an object?

4. More from The Outsiders:
A1  page 62, beginning of "pg 45, Track 2" to minute 6:58, to top of page 66

B5  page 64,  "pg 45, Track 2",  minute  3:29. 

B6  minute 17:00, page 72, "Johnny handed me the knife."

B7 page 60, "pg 45, Track 1", minute 26:01. 

If You Were Absent:
Read your book of the month and be ready for the discussion next time.
Also be ready for the spelling test on lie/lay.

2. Practicing for Argument --   Practice with these, writing down the evidence and warrant for the piece of evidence that showed who committed the murder.

3. Complete this worksheet, using this chart:

First Person
Third Person
lie in bed.
He lies in bed.
lay in bed.
He lay in bed.
Perfect form
I have lain in bed.
He has lain in bed.
Participle form
I am lying in bed.
He is lying in bed.
I will lie in bed.
He will lie in bed.

First Person
Third Person
lay it down.
He lays it down.
laid it down.
He laid it down.
Perfect form
I have laid it down.
He has laid it down.
Participle form
I am laying it down.
He is laying it down.
I will lay it down.
He will lay it down.

Lie means to recline.  I'm doing it to myself.  
Lay means to put or place.  I'm doing it to something else.