Monday, October 29, 2012

Thursday/Friday, November 1/2, 2012

iRead  -- Basic 8 #3 Sign-up  and read your book!
           --  Optional field trip with permission slip*




Highly recommended horror/fantasy:
The House with a Clock in Its Walls 
and The Dark Secret of Weatherend
   by John Bellairs
and The Wicked, Wicked Ladies in the Haunted House by Mary Chase

iWrite -- Argument Practice
If you missed school today do the following: 
  1. Watch the video at the end of this article:
  2. Pick up the handout for the writing assignment that goes with it and complete that here or at home. 
  3. You could also watch the video and complete the writing assignment during cavetime.


iWrite-Right -- Sentence variety -- order, strength, length

If you missed school today do the following either in your composition book or on a piece of paper that you could tape into your composition book:
Select one of the sentences below and follow the directions: 

Combine your set of short sentences and fragments into one sentence.
1.    The tree fell on the house. This was a sycamore. Because of the high winds. But my grandmother wasn't hurt.


Combine your set of sentences using a coordinating conjunction (and, but, or, so, yet, nor).
1.    Students have to park far from their classrooms. They are often late for class.


iLearn -- The Giver   characters  

          Have you brought back your               signature sheet?                                             
        Are you reading your Book #3?