Week at a Glance:
Monday: Students worked to complete the chart on page 12-13 of their SpringBoard. This chart breaks down the sequence of events in “The Circuit” as well as analyzes changes the main character experiences. Students also participated in a quick-write. HOMEWORK- if you did not finish page 12-13 in your SpringBoard OR your quick-write… it’s homework! Due tomorrow!
Tuesday: Students will read the personal narrative titled “My Superpowers” in the SpringBoard on page 16-17. While reading, they will mark the text using close reading symbols for comprehension. In partners, they will complete the 4 text-dependent questions. HOMEWORK- complete questions 1-4 (chart included) if you did not finish in class. Also complete the below writing prompt if you did not in class!
Wednesday/Thursday: Students will read an excerpt from the novel “Flipped” on pages 19-23. While reading, they will mark the text using close reading symbols for comprehension. After reading, we will discuss the different points of view of the excerpt and have a mini-lesson about different types of POV. Additionally, students will work in pairs to complete the 8 text-dependent questions on pages 23-25 (chart included). HOMEWORK- complete questions 1-6 if you did not finish in class.
Friday: Library for check out and SRI (student reading inventory). This SRI measures the reading lexile of a student. In addition, students will be setting up their SpringBoard online accounts! (YAY!)
NOTE TO 4TH PERIOD ONLY- Please return the eclipse permission slip that went home with students! This slip is due THIS FRIDAY, AUGUST 18! Students who do not return the form by this Friday will not be able to go outside with our class to view the eclipse!
As always, please email me with any questions, comments, or concerns!