Thursday, August 23, 2012

Thursday, 8/23/12

Happy Thursday, 8/23/2012!
Day 2—Reading

Announcement: (2:20 dismissal schedule)

When You Come In
1.      Initial attendance on the clipboard on the circle table.
2.     Grab your free reading book!
3.     Pull out your YELLOW vocab sheet, and study your two words from yesterday:  novice and adversity.
4.     Get a binder and/or five dividers off the blower in the back of the room, if you haven’t already purchased some.

Vocabulary Review (5 minutes)
·      Synonyms
·      Antonyms
·      Example of people who are NOVICES
·      Synonyms
·      Examples of adversities
·      Antonyms
o   Encouragement
o   Good fortune
o   Good luck

Vocabulary—New     (15 minutes)
Antonym        =          DIRECT; STRAIGHTFORWARD
1.      The road to Riverside is circuitous, so sometimes I slow down on the curves.
2.     I needed to waste time, so I took a CIRCUITOUS route to get where I wanted to go.

Synonyms for AUGMENT:
1.      To broaden
2.     To expand
3.     To supplement
4.     To increase
5.     To magnify
6.    To intensify
7.     To enhance
8.    To enlarge
9.    To widen
10.  To amplify

Six-Way Paragraph—Understanding a Passage in Six Different Ways (20 minutes)
1.      “The Story of the Hamburger”
2.          Reading Strategy #1:  Read the questions first!  (Give yourself purpose.)
3.         Reading Strategy #2:  Consider the title, before, during and after reading.
4.         Reading Strategy #3:  Annotation (Talk to the text.)
5.     When you finish, read your book.  I’ll let you know when everyone is finished.
6.    Started Time:  _______
7.     We’ll check and discuss your answers.
8.    You’ll score your quiz, then put it in the drawer for a daily grade. 

Independent Reading (30 minutes)
Handout:        Reading Log (Review expectations for reading time.)
Time:               Thirty minutes to read

Last Five Minutes of Class
1.      Complete your pink daily reading log:  time ended, end page, and TOTAL PAGES READ.
2.     Text me how many pages you read today.  Be honest and exact, please and thank you!
3.     Put your pink sheet and book over on the table where it was this morning.

·      Make sure you have a binder and five dividers for tomorrow, please.

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