Announcements and Reminders:
Pick up your composition book for today.Make sure you have a composition book for next semester.
If yours is in good shape, you may continue to use it.
If you wish, hand in your unused hall passes today.
Work for Term 2:
I will still accept your December book assessment,
or a revision of it by Friday, January 6.
These are the assignments you should have completed for How They Croaked.
You may still complete and hand in these in by Friday:
tone in HTC-Cleopatra.docx with Columbus
Complete the assignments we do in class during these last few days of the term.
I am no longer accepting these:
Create the Caesar "doughnut" graphic organizer on the back of King Tut assignment.
Bring treats for next time!
Targets for Today:
I can recognize and create a central idea.
I can recognize and create supporting details for a central idea.
Language Standards 1 and 2
I can recognize and use the conventions of writing in English.
I can recognize and write simple, compound, and complex sentences.
1. Conventions in Sentences Investigation
2. Read the chapter about Pocahontas, and, in your composition book under "Notes" list three supporting details that support this central idea:
The Native Americans were actually more "civilized" than the British were.
President Garfield had no bodyguards.
The President's schedule was printed in the daily newspaper.
The Secret Service protected money, but not people.
Policemen protected the White House and its grounds, but not the president.
If You Were Absent: