ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS
November 18th - November 22nd
Wonders Unit 1-4 & 2-1 (Combined Skills)
Comprehension Strategy: Ask & Answer Questions and Reread
Comprehension Skill: Non-Fiction Text Structures with emphasis on sequence and problem & solution
Genre: Biography & Expository Text
Vocabulary Strategy: Greek Roots & Context Clues
We will be doing Guided Reading activities to "showcase" how to identify and use Non-Fiction Text Structures. Students will also determine the meanings of unknown words using Greek Roots and Context Clues. Students will have a check-list of items to complete independently that will enforce these same skills as well as meeting and discussing the text with me.
Wonders Unit 1-4 Test will be Friday, November 22
Unit 7: aqua, audi, bell, cap, cise
Assignment 1: "Show You Know" and "Word Hunt" assigned 11/11 and due 11/13
Assignment 2: "TEN Sentences" Assigned on 11/14 and due 11/21
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)
QUIZ: Thursday, November 21
Writing Traits: Organization
TDA: Introduction Paragraph
Helping Verbs and Linking Verbs as well as the Dailly Grammar Review.
Daily Grammar Quiz Q1-4 will be Tuesday, November 26
Reading logs will be assigned on Monday 11/11 and due on Monday 11/18. Students should read at least 20 minutes a day (5 days) and write 3-5 sentences summarizing what they read. If they have a busy weekday (or 2), they may use the weekend to meet their reading goals. Students can adjust reading log "days" as needed.
User Name: PRSD plus student 5 digit #
Password: PRSD plus student birthdate (month, day, year)