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Unit 4: Week 4: America’s Champiom Swimmer

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Unit 4: Week 4
Discussion Task
Vocabulary Task
Syntax Task
Writing Task
Reread pg. 127 of America’s Champion Swimmer: Gertrude Ederle. Write a realistic story about Trudy’s first swimming lesson. Use evidence from the text to help you describe the characters, setting, and events.
Reading Task
Discussion Task
Why did the user click on Olympics on the first screen?
What questions should you ask yourself when deciding which link to click on?
Vocabulary Task
Syntax Task
Writing Task
Read Text: Reading Street Women Athletes TE pg. 144-147 (Disc 9, Track 16)
Discussion Task
Vocabulary Task
Syntax Task
Writing Task
Reading Task
Discussion Task
Find one statement of fact from pg. 126 and use the information on the page to give one statement of opinion. How do you know it is fact? Why is it an opinion? TE pg. 126-127
What do you think the author means when he says Gertrude Ederle’s “place was in the water”? TE pg. 127a
Did Margaret’s singing have the effect on Trudy that she hoped for? How do you know? TE pg. 133a
Vocabulary Task
Syntax Task
Writing Task
Reading Task
Read Text: - Reading Street America’s Champion Swimmer: Gertrude Ederle p. 124 (Disc 9, Track 12)
Discussion Task
Vocabulary Task
Syntax Task
Writing Task
Reading Task
Edit and Revise writing task from yesterday.
Reading Task
In newspapers across the world, Trudy’s swim was called history-making. Reporters declared that the myth that women are the weaker sex was “shattered and shattered forever.”
What is history making? How can a person make history? How did Trudy make history?
What is a myth? Is saying that no woman could swim the English Channel a myth or a fact?
Reread Text: Reading Street America’s Champion Swimmer: Gertrude Ederle p. 124 (Disc 9, Track 12)
Work hard on your test and turn it in.

REMEMBER- My Nice Rat Can Play!
(Make connections, Number paragraphs, Read everything, Cover and match, Prove it!)

*Don't forget to check your work!*
Day 1
Day 2
Day 3
Day 4
Day 5
Day 6
Let's look at our learning goal, scale, and essential question.
The next day's writing task is:
Fill out the graphic organizer to help guide your paper on the next day.
Review the graphic organizer you created:
Use your graphic organizer to help you write a paragraph to answer the prompt.
attempted
courageous
determined
magnificent
propellers
suspended
Look back at
America's Champion Swimmer: Getrude Ederle
and "Women Athletes". Write a short story in which Gertrude Ederle and Wilma Rudolph are the main characters. Use evidence from both text to support the characterizations in your story.
Let's pair up to edit and revise papers.
A biography tells about a real person’s life. It is written by another person in the third-person point of view.
Let's go over the answers to the FSA packet.
What two meaning can you think of for the word channel? TE pg. 130-131
What conclusions can you draw from the fact that Trudy found a new trainer after her first trainer pulled her from the sea? What in the text supports your idea? TE pg. 131a
What was Trudy’s opinion of her accomplishment? TE pg. 134-135
What is one generalization you can make about the English Channel? TE pg. 134-135
Reread pg. 127 of America’s Champion Swimmer: Gertrude Ederle. Write a realistic story about Trudy’s first swimming lesson. Use evidence from the text to help you describe the characters, setting, and events.
The next day's writing task is:
Fill out the graphic organizer to help guide your paper on the next day.
Reread Text: - Reading Street Women Athletes TE pg. 144-147 (Disc 9, Track 16)
In an online directory, what happens with each click of the mouse? Are the results more general or more specific? What clues in the text tell you that?
Does the website about Wilma Rudolph provide facts or opinions?
What generalization can you make about using an online directory?
Because of racial segregation laws, she and her mother were not permitted into the local hospital.
What does the word segregation mean?
What does the word permitted mean?
What conventions are used in this sentence?
Review the graphic organizer you created:
Use your graphic organizer to help you write your first draft.
Look back at
America's Champion Swimmer: Getrude Ederle
and "Women Athletes". Write a short story in which Gertrude Ederle and Wilma Rudolph are the main characters. Use evidence from both text to support the characterizations in your story.
Read the text in the FSA Packet.
Answer all of the questions.
Be ready to explain your choices!
Look back at
America's Champion Swimmer: Getrude Ederle
and "Women Athletes". Write a short story in which Gertrude Ederle and Wilma Rudolph are the main characters. Use evidence from both text to support the characterizations in your story.
Then, REWRITE your finial copy.
celebrate
continued
current
drowned
medals
stirred
strokes
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