a. I predict___ will happen next because_______.
b. Copy a line of text and explain how it moves the story forward.
c. A complex sentence from my reading.
HW: Wed: Journal S Family traditions. Explain your family’s holiday traditions for this time of year. What makes them unique to your family and which are part of the greater American culture? Which do you enjoy the most and the least.
Fri: Journal T Make up your own holiday jingle. Use a common pop or holiday song and change the lyrics. It needs to have a chorus and 3 verses. It doesn’t have to rhyme, but can. Extra credit for performing it for the class!
12/13 LT: I can write complex sentences.
1. anticipatory quiz
2. mentor sentence analyzation
3. powerpoint and notes
12/14-16 LT: I can read “gift of the magi” and can use lines of text to analyze plot.
- silent reading
- probable passage activity
- dej quote lines and explain how it moves the plot forward
- after reading activity
- * Students that finish quickly will move on to reading alt version. They will compare the two with a venn diagram and orq.