Announcements and Reminders for Friday/Monday, January 26/29, 2018:
Changes in due dates:
Your slideshows for How They Croaked are due TODAY.
The Conventions and Spelling Test will be given January 26/29 -- today!
Share your book projects with me by January 26/29.
You will share your book projects with your classmates in class on February 1/2.
If you have not taken your last Conventions and Spelling test, come to a Cavetime.
Retakes are also available now. Study first!
Targets for Today:
✣ I can correctly spell commonly confused words.
✣ I can read, research, and present. (How They Croaked Project)
-- I can use reliable and useful sources for research.
-- I can select important ideas and facts from my research.
-- I can read and then paraphrase to present.
-- I can successfully teach my classmates what I have learned.
When I present, my classmates will be able to hear me,
and I will be able to tell, not just read, about my famous person.
Conventions and Spelling Tests
Receive the information for the tests next week:
You will take notes (quiz questions and answers) on each presentation.
You will lose points if you are not a respectful and attentive audience member.
If You Were Absent:
Link to the Sample Slideshow:
February Book of the Month,Sample 2
Types of phrases: noun, verb, adjective, adverb, prepositional
(with extra credit for infinitive, gerund, participle, absolute)
Types of sentences by purpose:
imperative/ commands or requests
B7 -- Present:
Kennedy S Marie Curie
Tayton L Mozart
Alexandra C Pocahontas
Hadli J Dickens
Ethan P -- Garfield
Deegan C Napoleon
Tristan W Columbus
Brock Di Galileo
Marisoi V Poe
Emily G Elizabeth 1
Just for fun: