Tonight you are to read chapters 13 & 14. Write one question based on the following Standard:
ELA Standard L7.5 - Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationship, and nuances in word meanings.
use on of the following question stems:
1. What is the effect of the simile in paragraph ________?
2. What did _____________(character's name) mean by the phrase ___________________.
3. What does the simile ____________________________ mean?
4. What does the word _____________ imply about _______________________?
5. How does the author's use of personification in paragraph _____ help the reader understand ____________________?
6. What is another word the author could have used instead of _________________ that would have the same meaning?
Finish reading chapters 11 & 12 (if you have not already finished). No questions need to be written.
NO READING TONIGHT! Be sure your Ch 7-10 packet and letter are complete and ready to turn in. The section marked Historical Significance - we will be do in class tomorrow!
Tonight you need to finish reading Chapters 9 & 10. Be sure you have your one question written - based on the question stem you chose in class today. I will collect your question on Friday.
Also - attached is a letter format if you are having trouble writing your Friendly Letter. Please do not print out the format and fill in the blank. The format is suppose to be used a simple guide - not a fill in the blan k worksheet. copyoflettertemplate.docx
Finish reading chapter 7 & 8 and write discussion questions. New packet (Chapter 7-10) due May 5th along with the letter we started in class.
May 4th - Chapter 7-10 Test NOT OPEN BOOK
Finish Chapter 1-6 Packet. It is due tomorrow - even if not completed- this is a quiz grade!
If you were absent today, May 1st, be sure to come to SMART BLOCK tomorrow to make the Chapter 1-6 Test.
Read Chapter 5 & 6 in novel. Write 2 questions to be used in group discussions tomorrow. Remember that Ch. 1-6 test will be on Monday, May 1st and the Ch. 1-6 packet is due May 2nd for a quiz grade.
Read chapters 3 & 4 tonight. Write down 2 questions that you will share with your group.
Remember if you need my help or need to get caught up, please come to my "Book Talk" SMART BLOCK tomorrow.
Here is the updated schedule for the novel we are reading for the next few weeks. Remember - if you are absent, you are responsible for keeping up with your reading and packet work! Be mindful of due dates and Test dates. If you were absent, you are still responsible for being prepared for these assignments the day they are given out/collected in class. I am available Tuesday and Thursday during SMART BLOCK to help you with any questions/concerns you may have.