Targets for Today:
I will participate appropriately in class
(Utah State Core Language Arts: Speaking and Listening, Standard 1)
I can select and read books at my own reading level.
(Utah State Core Language Arts: Reading Literature, Standard 10)
I can demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English spelling for two sets of commonly confused words. (Utah State Core Language Arts: Language, Standard 2)
I can recognize specific elements of literature.
(Utah State Core Language Arts: Reading Literature, Standards 3 and 4)
Specifically, I can recognize and write
Pick up your composition book, and have your novel out and ready to be read.
If you haven't yet, you could sign up for your Book of the Month today.
1. CSI: American Fork
Copy this sentence into your composition book under Notes and QuickWrites -- with your other sentences, and list everything that you notice about the sentence, and/or you may label the parts of the sentence:
2. Time to read your novel for the Book of the Month.
3. Discuss the CSI Sentence.
3a. Drawings on Friday only
4. Spelling Test on alot/allot and because/cause
You may love this link: A Lot of Information about A Lot
Here is the recipe for the root beer cookies I would allot to you if I could:Note: Instead of using buttermilk, I added a tablespoon of lemon juice to milk. Making any butter cooky a day ahead is a good idea because the taste improves. I made mine ahead, kept them in sealed container after they cooled, and waited to frost them until the next day.
5. Next set of spelling words --
We were happy to see you.
We’re going to lunch.
Where is he?
First we ate, then we played outside.
I like dark chocolate better than milk chocolate.
6. Literary Terms -- About Imagery
More Figurative Language --
How Do You Spell It?
Lyrics and Spelling the words -- Complete this assignment.
Awesome Attention to Alliteration!
Tons of Hyperbole!
The word hyperbole comes from --
Collect Spelling Exercise
A1 looked at the definition of imagery, did the spelling exercise, checked it, and told Yo Mama jokes for hyperbole.
B5 did the spelling exercise and told Yo Mama jokes for hyperbole.
B6 did the spelling exercise and checked it. I don't thing they got to the Yo-Mama jokes.
B7 did the spelling exercise, checked it, and told Yo Mama jokes for hyperbole.
Test on Figurative Language Coming -- Unscramble Plus
If You Were Absent: