Targets for Today:
I can spell words appropriate to my grade level.
I can read about issues, then think through them and write and talk about them.
Pick up your composition book.
[B6: Pledge of Allegiance Sign-Ups
Watch Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TZBTyTWOZCM ]
1. Quiet Individual reading time.
2. Spelling, Set 1 for Term 2
Test on October 30/November 2
I accept the prize with pride.
They chose everyone except me.
Let us take a break.
The brake on the bike was broken.
3. Read - Think- Write - Talk - Write
Read this report from NPR: http://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2014/06/12/321314037/cool-kids-lose-though-it-may-take-a-few-years
This study was published in a professional journal.
There were only 180 kids studied, but they were studied for 10 years.
Consider whether kids in our community would be different.
In your composition book, under Reading Response, page 33+,
write at least a half-page, responding to the report. Label it "Cool Kids."
Do you agree or disagree?
What evidence have you seen or heard that this is true or false?
What does this have to do with you?
Talk with your appointment clock appointment for today.
Add to or revise your writing.
4. Read from The Outsiders.
A1 read from p. 12, end of first paragraph to page 19, chapter 2.
B5 page 10, after Two-Bit -- begin Dallas to Chapter 2.
B6 read from page 15, ". . . remembering Dallas Winston, I didn't blame them." (middle of paragraph) to page 23, top.
B7 read from page 14 "On school nights I could hardly leave the house,"
to They worked on their charts.
Create a chart of information about the main characters under "Reader Response."
Here is some helpful information I've prepared -- especially for parents -- about Our First Class Novel: The Outsiders.
If You Were Absent:
See the above.