Manoj Nair & summarizingUsing videos to assist with teaching can be a real plus, especially when they are good. Manoj Nair grew up in both Singapore and England, but calls Singapore home. Singapore is known as an island-state. https://www.google.ca/maps/place/Singaporeemail@example.com,103.5668226,10z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x31da11238a8b9375:0x887869cf52abf5c4!8m2!3d1.352083!4d103.819836
While looking for a video on summarizing, I came across Manoj's video for a work a work of fiction. We will be using the article on food waste from What in the World for our summary. I think we may do this as a group activity since this may be your first time. It is a little complicated at first, but you will learn as you practice more and more. Based on our time today, we will not get to this until Wednesday or Thursday.
One of the main things you should know, before summarizing, is what the main idea is of the item you are writing. Here is a fun idea on the main idea from a Flocabulary video:
We will talk about this some more and break down and look a little closer at some of the big ideas that are really important in writing a summary. Think of it as a mechanic checking out the parts of a car to make sure he or she knows what is going on, so the car can run efficiently!
Stereotyping assignment Success Criteria:
|I think there are 5 supporting details and 1 Introductory and Concluding sentence.|
As part of a cautionary note on the idea of a "single story," a couple of examples were put up on the board. By the end of the day, I hope we can add a few more:
A WHITE SHIRT AND A BLACK DRESS OR SKIRT OR PANTS ARE REQUIRED FOR THURSDAY'S PERFORMANCE