Monday, March 7, 2011

Friday, March 11, 2011

Bring your own book.  You will have some quiet individual time to read your own nonfiction book.  If you have finished, you will have time to work on your external text feature for your book or read another book.


Sign up for your Book-of-the-Month.

1. Bell-Ringer:  subject-verb agreement practice -- with and without prepositional phrases
S-V Prac w wo Preps.doc 

2. Today we will have the spelling test on "-ment."
    See the assignment and the next assignment at     Spelling for March 11 and March 18

3. Receive new spelling assignment.  See link above.

4.        Time to read your nonfiction book and/or work on your project.  See rubrics in the folders in back of the room.

5. Watch video about Antarctica and fill in answers about the video. 

Your  Book-of -the-Month Project is due March 22.  Examples for External Text Features
                  See rubrics here: Bk of Mnth Rubrics for External Text Features.doc

For those of you who are finishing or revising your January-February Book-of-the-Month Assignment or your Comparing and Contrasting Paragraphs, please let me know when you are ready for me to check them again.  Email me or write a note to me on a full-sized sheet of paper.

Here are some models for comparison and contrast paragraphs. 

Examples of Comparison and Contrast Paragraphs

We're almost at the end of the term, and the last day to hand in all late and revised work is this Friday, March 18.   
Your composition book will be graded, too, on March 18.
Composition Book Term 3.doc