Read 8/21-9/13 by Friday 2/19. Read 9/15-10/2 by Wednesday 2/24 and complete only Golden Lines Passage. You do not need to write a thick question and there are no vocabulary activities.
I posted the Final Essay directions on the 4th grade page. It is also linked below:
Final Essay Directions
Read 8/1 - 8/19 and complete entries. Vocabulary words are: perilous (107), loans (109) and stoking (116). DUE FRIDAY MORNING (2/12). No class, but I will pick-up your folders.
Read 8/21-9/13 by Friday, February 19. NO ENTRIES ARE DUE FOR THE WEEK OF FEB. 15.
If you want to watch the Fort Laramie video, please visit this link: http://archive.cyark.org/fort-laramie-intro
You will have the entire class period on Wednesday to work on your entry for this week. Be prepared to work the entire class period by reading 7/7-7/31 by Wednesday's class. Mark a passage for which you will write your GOLDEN LINE analysis. Mark a passage or two for your THICK questions.
Bring your other creative writing journals to work on, too.
We will meet in the ALO classroom on Wednesday and not the BASEP room.
Read 7/7-7/31 and complete response entries (GOLDEN LINES/PASSAGES and explanation, Thick question/s, and vocabulary activities). The vocabulary activities are debased (96) and beholden (101).
Read 6/22-7/6 and complete Reader Response entries.
On Wednesday, Jan. 27 we will have a quiz. It will cover the following:
Read entries 6/12-6/20 and complete journal response entries.
Vocabulary: sparing (46), dispatched (49)
HW DUE Friday :
Read 5/27-6/11 and complete a Reading Response Entry.
This includes: a Golden Lines/Passage and explanation, 1-2 THICK questions, and vocabulary activities for blasphemy (p. 24).
The second session of ALO is part of the Walk to Read Unit in 4th grade. Students met for the first time this week and were introduced to the novel Jedediah Barstow: An Emigrant on the Oregon Trail (Levine).
HOMEWORK - DUE FRIDAY, Jan. 7 Read journal entries 5/12-5/26.
Write a critical response to the focus question for All Summer in a Day.
FOCUS Question: Why do the children ostracize, or exclude, Margot?
Today we read Ray Bradbury's short story, "All Summer in a Day." Before Friday's class, reread the story and come prepared to discuss the story. Write a focus question about the story.
All Summer in a Day
Focus Questions/Interpretive Questions resource sheet