Monday, January 29, 2018

Tuesday/Wednesday, January 30/31, 2018

Announcements and Reminders for Tuesday/Wednesday, January 30/31, 2018:
Please take the student feedback survey.  
See the link on our Google Classroom. 
Please answer the questions fairly and honestly.
Comments can be helpful.  

          Finish and print your book projects today. 

Targets for Today:

I can find and use nonfiction sources to add to my understanding of fiction that is based on historical fact.    I can prepare to share what I have learned.

I can recognize and create simple sentences by their structure and purpose. 
         statements, questions, exclamations, commands or requests

I can effectively present information I researched and paraphrased. 

Today’s  Agenda for Tuesday/Wednesday, January 30/31, 2018:

1. Time to work on your Book-of-the-Month. 
Print for next time.    Staple it to your rubric.
Jan BookoftheMonth 2018.docx

If you have shared your book project, I have made comments, and you have made any needed revisions or corrections,  you could ask me to print it for you, or you can print it yourself later.  You will share these in class tomorrow. 

Also, please take the student survey linked from our Google Classroom. 

2. Lesson on simple sentences and types of sentences based on purpose.

Introducing Mrs. Hilton!  

This is the video we used for B5 and B7:

Example sentences from Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban:

  1. Harry accidentally spat out a bit of butterbeer.  (pg 247)
  2. Professor Lupin was breaking an enormous slab of chocolate into pieces. (pg 84)
  3. Dementors are among the foulest creatures that walk this earth.  (pg 187)
  4. Two members of the Accidental Magic Reversal Squad were dispatched to Privet Drive a few hours ago. (pg 44)
  1. Buckbeak and I are in hiding.  (pg 432)
  2. They moved quickly behind a wide oak trunk and peered out from either side. (pg 397)

Help with phrases:  Some Basic Parts of a Sentence  Notice what a direct object is.
Subjects and objects are always nouns or something doing the job a noun.
(By the way, parts of speech tell us what job a word or phrase is doing.)

And now -- What is the purpose of each of these sentences?  
Where did Joe go?
Joe went to the park.
Help!  Joe fell in the pond!

3. Slideshow Presentations
None in B5 

1234567890  qQwwW -- This is from my 5-year-old grandson, Teddy. 

If You Were Absent:

See above.  Finish your book of the month project to share it with Ms. Dorsey, and to be prepared to present it to classmates next time.

Study the materials about sentences on this blog and on your handout for Week #3 Conventions. 


Types of phrases:  noun, verb, adjective, adverb, prepositional
(with extra credit for infinitive, gerund, participle, absolute)

Direct Object
Indirect Object

Types of sentences by purpose:
declarative/ statements
imperative/ commands or requests
interrogative/ questions
exclamatory/ exclamations

Declarative: Statement (.) –declares something
Interrogative: Question (?) –a detective interrogates a suspect
Exclamatory: Exclamation (!) –exclaims

Imperative: Command –implied subject