Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Reading Roles and A Christmas Carol

Agenda:
-Discussion of Readers' Circle Roles
-Continue reading section 2
-Complete your assigned role (on provided worksheet)

Homework:
-Finish what you did not in class

Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Introducing "A Christmas Carol"

Agenda:
-Reading "Stave 1"
-A brief discussion of simile and characterization

Homework:
-Read the rest of "Stave 1"
-Answer the reading questions for all of Stave 1

Tuesday, December 3, 2013

Context Clues Corrections

Agenda:
-Correcting Context Clues Quiz
-PRO Reading Program

Homework:
-Make sure that you handed in your vocab chart from your free reading
-Finish your corrections if you did not in class

Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Context Clues

Agenda:
-Reading program
-When you get to a readback do the following:

  1. Continue to read your free reading book
  2. Write down five challenging words as you read
  3. Guess at their definition from the context
  4. Once finished reading, add in their dictionary definition

Homework:
-Finish vocab chart

Tuesday, November 5, 2013

Writing an Ending for "The Landlady"

Agenda:
-Review of reading questions
-Review of ending of "The Landlady"
-Writing our own ending for "The Landlady"

Homework:
-Finish writing an ending
-Make sure that it is between 1/2-1 page in length