Overview- Week of 2/12/18
We have independent reading time in class everyday. On Tuesdays, we complete a reading response entry in our reading journal. Student also participate in guided reading groups throughout the week. We have also begun analyzing poetry as a part of our Monday warm up.
On Fridays, we complete a journal entry in our writing notebook. We occasionally share these entries with our classmates. We are currently discussing persuasive writing and the five paragraph essay format.
Students are encouraged to read 15-20 minutes at home each night.
Spelling and Vocabulary
Greek/Latin Root Vocabulary- Unit 5: Express Yourself! (dict, scrib/script, graph/gram)
Quiz on Friday 2/16
Chapter 8- Facing Slavery