Ms. Moore’s Classes Language Arts 7 2013-2014. Academic Vocabulary Bellringers. Directions for Bellringers. Each day, In your bell ringer journal , WHICH IS YOUR COMPOSITION NOTEBOOK , write your MLA format heading in the upper left hand corner of your page. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation
Academic Vocabulary Bellringers
Academic Vocabulary BellringersMs. Moores ClassesLanguage Arts 72013-2014Directions for BellringersEach day, In your bell ringer journal, WHICH IS YOUR COMPOSITION NOTEBOOK, write your MLA format heading in the upper left hand corner of your page.
This is so you get used to heading your papers this way! It looks like this:
Your name Mrs. MooreLanguage Arts 712 August 2013 (notice that it is DAY, MONTH , YEAR)
Directions continuedYour crate will be in the front of the classroom. You need to pick up your journal AS SOON AS YOU ENTER MY ROOM . You need to have it by the bell.
1 /2 block has the red crate.3 /4 block has the green crate.7 /8 block has the blue crate.Directions.continued.Once you have your notebook, copy the sentence that is on the board, and make any necessary grammatical corrections. (I will provide you a copy of the proofreading symbols to paste on the inside of your notebook if you need to refer to them.)
Here is an example of what you will see on the board when you come in to class:Hour assignment is to analyze the stories endingRelated word: analyticalYour Definition:Academic Definition:Sentence:Reminder:Directions continuedUnderneath the corrected sentence, write the highlighted vocabulary word, and write what you think the definition is by using context clues.Example: Our assignment is to analyze the storys ending.
analyzeto figure something out. (My definition)(We will discuss the academic definition in class. This is where you write what you think.)Directions.continuedOnce we have reviewed the sentence and we have discussed the correct definition, write down the related words you are given and use one of them in a sentence.
Example: When I do math, I have to look at the problem in an analytical way.
Directions.continuedLastly, draw a picture, write a phrase, or write a synonym to help you remember the word.
Synonym: examine, investigate, considerPhrase: look at closelyPicture:
Bellringer 1Your page should look like this:Hour assignment is to analyze the stories endingRelated word: analyticalCorrected sentence: Our assignment is to analyze the storys ending.analyzeto figure something out (my definition)analyzeto break down into parts and examine carefully (academic definition)When I do math, I have to look at the problem in an analytical way.Synonym/Reminder word(s)/Picturelook at closely.
Check your page one more time:Hour assignment is to analyze the stories endingRelated word: analyticalCorrected sentence: Our assignment is to analyze the storys ending.analyzeto figure something out (my definition)analyzeto break down into parts and examine carefully (academic definition)When I do math, I have to look at the problem in an analytical way.Synonym/Reminder word(s)/Picturelook at closely.
Great work! You have just completed your first bellringer. We will now paste in our proofreading marks!
Bellringer 2once I red Roberts poem I learned to appreciate his use of rhythme and rhyme.Related words: Appreciative, AppreciatingCorrected sentence: Once I read Roberts poem, I learned to appreciate his use of rhythm and rhyme.Appreciatebe thankful forHe was appreciative of the good grade he received.Synonym: valueBellringer 3 the assumption he made were incorrect becaues it was not supported by any real factsRelated words: Assume, assumingCorrected sentence: The assumption he made was incorrect because it was not supported by any real facts.Assumptionbelief or acceptance that something is true.I am assuming we have a test in Language Arts because Ms. Moore said we did.Phrase: best guess
Bellringer 4the writers attitude toward their subject was respectful and full of admiratonRelated word: attitudesCorrected sentence: The writers attitude toward his subject was respectful and full of admiration.Attitudemental state involving beliefs, feelings, and values.Their attitudes were always positive.Synonym: feelings, thoughts, mind-set
Bellringer 5Its important to develop a awareness of the writers mesage. Related words: awareCorrected sentence: Its important to develop an awareness of the writers message.Awarenessknowleged gained from a persons own experiences or from information.I am aware that Ms. Moore expects homework on time because other students have told me.Synonym: understanding.
Bellringer 6You must consider if a advertisement contain bias or tries too misled the reader.Related words: biasedCorrected Sentence: You must consider if an advertisement contains bias or tires to mislead the reader.Biastendency to see things from a slanted or prejudice viewpoint.Synonym: favoritism
Bellringer 7Folktales revele the value of an culture an teach a lesonRelated words: cultural Corrected Sentence: Folk tales reveal the value of a culture and teach a lesson.Culturecollected customs of a group or community.There are many people from different cultural backgrounds at Montevallo Middle School.Phrase: ways of life; customs
Bellringer 8sam invited me to challenge hime too an debate.Related words: challenging, challengedCorrected Sentence: Sam invited me to challenge him to a debate.Challengedare; calling into question.I found the book challenging to read, but it was worth it.Synonym: dispute; confrontBellringer 9One characteristic of poetry are simile and metaphor.Related words: character; characteristicallyCorrected sentence: One characteristic of poetry is simile and metaphor.Characteristic: trait or featureCharacteristically, when someone things of poetry he or she thinks it has to rhyme. This is not true.Synonym: quality
Bellringer 10Its common for an essay to cuntain humer.Related words: commonalityCorrected sentence: Its common for an essay to contain humor.Commonordinary; expectedOne commonality with seventh graders is that they all eat lunch at the beginning of fifth period.Synonym: usual; regularGroup One Test Review Words!Directions: Go back through your notebooks and write down the definitions of all of the following words. Be sure you know how to use them correctly in a sentence!
Analyze, appreciate, assumption, attitude, awareness, bias, culture, challenge, characteristic, common.Bellringer 11it is importent to be able to communicate thots an felings in writing.Related words: communications; communicating.Corrected Sentence: It is important to be able to communicate thoughts and feelings in writing.Communicateto share thoughts or feelings, usually in words.Sometimes communicating is hard.Phrase: exchange a few words
Bellringer 12Their seemed to bee a lack of communication between the father and sun.Related words: communicateCorrected sentence: There seemed to be a lack of communication between the father and the son.Communicationthe activity of sharing information or speaking.People sometimes misunderstand me when I try to communicate.Phrase: exchange of ideas
Bellringer 13Local Newspapers serve the community were the paper are published.Related wordscommunitiesCorrected sentence: Local newspapers serve the community where the paper is published.Communitya group of people who share an interest or live near each other.There are many different types of communities in Shelby County.Synonym: Societies; neighborhoods
Bellringer 14The writer was abel to conclude the essay with a positive memaryRelated words: concluding, conclusionCorrected sentence: The writer was able to conclude the essay with a positive memory.Concludeto bring to a close or end.My concluding paragraph was fantastic.Synonymfinish Bellringer 15editorials contribute too a public discusion about an isue.Related word: contributionCorrected sentence: Editorials contribute to a public discussion about an issue.Contributeadd to or enrichI made a contribution to St. Jude Childrens Research Hospital.Phrase: to play a part; have a sayBellringer 16Its importent to convince readers of a characters dreamRelated words: ConvincingCorrected Sentence: Its important to convince readers of a characters dream.ConvincePersuade; cause to accept a point of viewWhen he said he studied for the test, he did not look very convincing.Phrase: prove to; talk into
Bellringer 17The to students tryed too debate weather or knot the website was helpful.Related words: debated, debatingCorrected sentence: The two students tried to debate whether or not the website was helpful.Debateargue in an attempt to convinceHe debated with his best friend about whether or not the new girl was cute.Synonym: think over; question
Bellringer 18I was abel two define the stories plot quikly.Related words: defined; definitionCorrected sentence: I was able to define the storys plot quickly.Definedetermine the nature of or give the meaning of.The definition of torture is listening to Justin Beiber.Synonyms: label, characterize
Bellringer 19the reder tryes too discover the resons for the characters behavier.Related words: discovering; discovery.Corrected sentence: The reader tries to discover the reasons for the characters behavior.Discoverfind or exploreThe scientists discovery of water on Mars may make it possible to live there one day.Synonym: unearth; come across; dig up
Bellringer 20reding works from diferent riters provides diversity.Related word: diverseCorrected sentence: Reading works from different writers provides diversity.Diversityvariety as in groups or cultures.This class has a diverse group of people.Synonym: varied; distinct; differentGroup 2 Test Review WordsDirections: Go back through your notebooks and write down the definitions of all of the following words. Be sure you know how to use them correctly in a sentence!Communicate, communication, community, conclude, contribute, convince, debate, define, discover, diversity
Bellringer 21The essay discrived