Thursday, January 12, 2017

Classwork and Homework

Hi all,
Today in class I showed a short video to let you see that you miss a lot while watching something or reading something.
Here are two links for videos to show you that we need to look closer at details. Double click on them:
Spot the Difference:


Then we began reading the story "Rules of the Game" by Amy Tan. Click here for the story:

During the time we were reading the story, we created a t-chart. One side for Waverly and one side for Mother. As we read the story, we looked for quotes, details and important characteristics about each and listed them on the chart.

1. Read and record your title, pages, and minutes.

2. Finish your reading notebook entry up to the point of writing topic words, but not necessarily writing the theme statement. Do think about it and if you come up with a strong one, write it down.

3. Bring reread book in a baggie.

Have a great evening,
Mrs. Downs

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