I blog each day about what we did in class. If you're absent, you can find out what you missed here. If you're merely absent-minded, you can re-live class here. :-) Homework is listed as well.
Friday, September 7, 2012
Happy Friday! Day 12—Reading
When You Come In—Do these things before the tardy bell,
attendance on the clipboard on the front table.
up the blue “Hurricanes” paragraph.
up your book and daily reading sheet.
me if you need a book chat today (because you’ve finished a book).
Six-Way Paragraph—Understanding a Passage in Six Different Ways
1.Reading Strategy #1:Read
the questions first!(Give yourself
2.Reading Strategy #2:Consider the title, before, during and after reading.
3.Reading Strategy #3:Annotation (Talk to the text.)
1.Complete this on your
2.Use your strategies!
3.WHEN YOU FINISH, READ YOUR
BOOK UNTIL _________. Do not ask to
leave the room right now—please and thank you!
answers, if desired.
5.Check and discuss as a
6.Score it, date it, and
put your name on it!
7.Turn it in to the
Garden”--WITHOUT LOOKING AT YOUR CHAPTER FROM YESTERDAY, list all the details
from the five sense you can remember from yesterday in the correct boxes.
·Flip your paper
over, and on the back, write down anything you remember from the story that
isn’t a sense:The narrator wanted to
die, for example.You can also write
down things you remember we discussed in class, as they related to the story.
·Put your name on it,
and turn it into the drawer.We will
talk about it again next week!J
·Get up!Get down!
·The flower seed began
to GERMINATE after four days.
·In sixth grade, we
watched seeds GERMINATE in a cup, and wrote down which sprouted first.