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SharkTank Tradition Presentation - English 10
Transcript of SharkTank Tradition Presentation - English 10
The week of June 21st (beginning of summer)
Teenagers from all across America
Time to get away from family
Time to interact with people their own age. Traditions and Sacrifices: The Lottery
Students would be allowed to create any type of tradition that they would like.
Must have a visual product to show Example: Sacrifices No Cell Phones
This time is specifically for teenagers to interact with one another and have a good time. Papua, Indonesia: Who this tradition effected:
Woman who were part of the Dani Tribe
Cutting off the tips of their fingers
Show pain and sorrow
No longer existent
Woman are still found with the ends of their fingers cut off
Suppose to satisfy the "ancestral ghost: Choose types of tradition that will get high school students attention.
Stay away from topics that are from centuries ago.
stay away from topics that will lose a high school student's interest.
Researching current topics about traditions
to be shown by example Set Up Solapur, in Western India Who this effects
the Muslim babies
Thrown from a tower that is 15 meters high onto a bed sheet.
Brings good health and prosperity to the families
Tradition for over 700 years. Scotland: Who this effects: mainly the groom but sometimes the bride.
Preformed by the friends of the bride/groom.
prepare the bride/groom for any humilities that may come in their life time. Who this effects:
High School Grad Students
Buy and decorate buses/vans
Parade through the town Using our Bell Ringers: The standards that go with The Lottery: “Every culture has something to be ashamed of, but every culture also has the right to change, to challenge negative traditions, and to create new ones.”
Azar Nafisi Foot Binding China Who this effected:
woman in China (1 billion)
traced back to 700 A.D.
symbol of beauty
Started with wrapping bandages tightly around feet
2 complete years to bind the foot completely. 9-10 R.I. 5: Analyze in detail how an author's ideas or claims are developed and refined by particular sentences, paragraphs, or larger portions of a text (e.g., a section of a chapter).
9-10 R.I. 6: Determine an author's point of view or purpose in a text and analyze how an author uses rhetoric to advance that point of view or purpose.
9-10 R.I. 9: Analyze seminal U.S. documents of historical and literary significance, including how they address related themes and concepts.
9-10 R.L.5: Analyze how an author's choices concerning how to structure a text, order events within it, and manipulate time, create such effects as mystery, tension, or surprise. What is the best way for a high school student to learn? We appreciate your time! Conclusion Our main focus was to find a best way for students to learn and stay interested.
It is hard for a high school student to stay on task and actually comprehend what they are learning about.
Therefore the idea of researching current traditions around the world and making up their own tradition allows the students to be creative. Weekly Agenda: "6 Weirdest Traditions Still Respected Nowadays." Weird Worm RSS. N.p., n.d. Web. 12 Apr. 2013.
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http://www.floorplanner.com/projects/ Friday, April 19
- Teacher presents project to students.
- Students must begin brainstorming ideas for the tradition they will create.
- Students begin research on traditions that interest them and begin creating a presentation on the information they find.
Monday, April 22
- Bell Ringer 1 – RI.5 Student read an excerpt on sacrifice and tradition and must identify the correspondent’s perspective of the story, citing specific examples.
- Students continue researching for their presentation and/or discuss tradition ideas.
Tuesday, April 23
- Bell Ringer 2 – RI.6 Students read an excerpt from a story about sacrifice and need to identify 2 types of rhetoric used.
-Students continue researching for their presentation and/or discuss tradition ideas.
Wednesday, April 24
- Bell Ringer 3 – RI.9 Students are given a short article to read and then they must explain how this short story relates to The Lottery. They must list the similarities and differences. (at least 3 of each)
- Students must finish and submit their presentation on the research of traditions involving sacrifice.
- Student will also continue brainstorming on the tradition they will create.
Thursday, April 25
- Bell Ringer 5 – RL.5 Students are to list two examples of flashback from The Lottery. (students will be able to refer to the story during the bell ringer)
- Students finish creating their tradition, today is the last day.
Friday, April 26
- Students will present the research they found, and explain the tradition they created.