Monday, April 11, 2011

Monday, April 11th, 2011


·       What does it mean?
·       Why is it important?
·       Connotation versus Denotation
·       “Overweight” (loaded word)

·       What Are You Suggesting? (p. 18) with a partner
·       Reminder:  Be appropriate and kind.
·       We’ll share out with the whole class.
·       Playing with Words (p. 19) with a partner
·       We’ll share out with the whole class.
·       Hey, could you use any of these words for our Death of Language assignment that’s due tomorrow?!  I know!  It’s such a great idea, isn’t it?!
·       Okay, now I want everyone to share ONE word from your Death of Language list—not the reasons you’re keeping it, just the word.

Writing Workshop
·       9:10-9:35         Death of Language

… With Me at My Desk When I Call You Back
·       p. 8
·       p. 13
·       Earliest Memory Poem

·       Death of Language

  • We walked to the Public Library to read today.

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