Announcements and Reminders:
Make sure you have a useable composition book.
From your last semester, save the last two paragraphs you wrote:
Targets for Today:
I can focus and read a variety of books and other materials.
I can create complete, correct sentences, using a variety of types of sentences.
I know and can use word roots, prefixes, and suffixes to enlarge my vocabulary.
I can write paragraphs in a variety of sentence structures and for a variety of purposes.
1. Individual Reading: You may read more from How They Croaked, if you wish, or read another book or magazine.
➾Your next Book of the Month will be Historical Fiction or Multicultural Fiction. Both are a type of Realistic Fiction.
3. Word Roots, Prefixes, and Suffixes -- PowerPoint and Cloze Notes
A Quick History of the English Language
Watch a powerpoint and fill out the cloze worksheet.
Fill out the cloze document, and hand it in.
-- and just for fun -- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X5hrUGFhsXo
[Jermaine Clement is the biggest, baddest giant in the BFG movie. He is also Tamatoa -- a gargantuan coconut crab -- in Moana.]
We will be learning a group of Greek and Latin Word Roots.
Next time you will create a magical study guide to use for learning them.
Look at historical fiction books.
More Sentence Diagramming
Our First Set of Word Roots to Learn
If You Were Absent:
Study the first two examples: