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Transcript of Monday 10.19.15
Do Now: Topic
Do Now: Quote
Article of the Week
Could you really outrun a T-Rex?
The Gold Rush
An ACTION VERB is a verb that expresses a true action, not a state of being.
Underline as many action verbs as you can in two minutes. We will go over these.
You most likely will find this easy and will have learned it before. We are reviewing it here because we need an understanding of VERBS and different types of verbs to understand VERBALS- part of the grammar standards for eighth grade.
What to Highlight this week?
Paste your highlights into your
Imagine you are write an essay about the positive and negative effects of the Gold Rush on California. Use the highlighting tool to mark the evidence you would use if you were writing this essay. Highlight
in blue and
This week's quotes will be about respect.
Write the word respect in the bubble in the upper right hand corner of the Do Now.
Then, write something you already know/think/feel about respect in the lower left hand corner.
"One of the most sincere forms of respect is actually listening to what another has to say. "
Bryant H. McGill
Now, let's apply our strategy:
1. Pre-read the questions
2. Annotate with purpose.
3. Answer the questions using annotation.
DUE FRIDAY- 10/23
Let's read through our related words-including definition, part of speech, and example sentence.
Make an effort to notice and remember the correct pronunciation of these words.
The discovery of gold in California in 1848 ignited a series of events that helped shape American history. As news spread of the discovery, thousands of people traveled to the area surrounding San Francisco with the hope of striking it rich. Prior to the discovery, California's non-native population was less than 1,000. In the years following the Gold Rush, it climbed to more than 100,000. With the increase in population and the other changes that occurred, things in California were dramatically different—in both positive and negative ways.