ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS
January 21st - January 24th
Wonders Unit 2-2
Comprehension Strategy: Make Predictions
Comprehension Skill: Compare and Contrast
Genre: Fairy Tale
Vocabulary Strategy: Similes & Metaphors
Unit 1-5 Reading Test has been returned, but we are still using it for TDA writing.
Unit 3-3 Reading Test will be Friday, January 17th
Not sure if the next set of Word Masters has arrived back from the copy center yet.... Stay Tuned!
Assignment 1: "Show You Know" and "Word Hunt"
Assignment 2: "TEN Sentences"
TEN Sentences: Students write 10 sentences; two for each word stem. Each sentence must contain one of the 5 context clues: inference, example, synonym, antonym, and definition. Students are to underline or highlight the context clue(s) that help the reader determine the meaning of the Word Master word. 10 Sentences (extra copy)
TDA= Analyzing text evidence then constructing a paragraph using both.
Writing Traits: Organization & details
Daily Grammar Review
Students should read at least 20 minutes a day (5 days) and write 3-5 sentences summarizing what they have read. If they have a busy weekday (or 2), they may use the weekend to meet their reading goals. Students can adjust the reading log "days" as needed.
**No new reading log this week!
User Name: PRSD plus student 5 digit #
Password: PRSD plus student birthdate (month, day, year)