What is expository reading? It is non-fiction writing. This is the bulk of what we read in life. What are the features of an expository text (what does it look like, how is it set up, et)? Do you enjoy this type of reading more or less than literary reading, why/why not? Give some examples of the types of expository reading you do.
58 top news story of 2010
What do you think was the biggest, most important news story of 2010. Explain why you think it’s important that we remember it and how did it impact the world? Examples are the earthquake in Haiti, Tiger Woods, Toyota recall, unveiling of the ipad, etc. Feel free to use google and ask your parents for what they think!
59 world news story of your choice
Read a news story about a world event that catches your interest. Briefly say what it was about, and then tell why it is an important article. Explain how this connects to something you have learned in school or another world event.
60 Free Write
Write about whatever you want here. It must be at least 7 sentences. (your dreams, hopes, what you’re angry about, the book you are currently reading, a poem, story, your favorite celebrity, etc)
Vocabulary Workbook due dates
Unit 5 pgs58-62 Completing the Sentence 1/11
Unit 5 Synonyms Antonyms pg 62 1/13