Complete Chapters 4 & 5 from NBTT. Complete your true/truth chart through and including Chapter 5.
Complete reading Chapter 1 only of NBTT. In your reading spiral, complete vocabulary (3-column chart using in-class dictionary) and questions. Be sure to use text evidence to support your answers for questions with *'s. (#3 and 4). Also, complete a 3 x 5" card with your complete heading and 5 pieces of text evidence showing that NBTT is a "documentary novel." Caesar's English Test and Lesson 19 (#1-2 only) due Friday. Memorized "Star Spangled Banner" due for presentation on Friday.
Read the first memo on pp. 1-2 in NBBT. Anser the prompt you received in class in a 1-2 paragraph response in your reading spiral after the prompt. This is a "think about" question that asks you to infer/predict. I don't expect a great deal of text evide
Complete reading the "Preface" of NBTT. Also, read the 2 two questions that follow the Preface and answer them in y our reading spirals. Caesar's English Test 19 and work (#2 only with answer key) due next Friday. Begin memorizing stanza 1 of "The Star-S
Read to self informational text, "The Star-Spangled Banner" and annotate. Complete the Close Read tasks on the sheet provided--both due tomorrow; Informational text in reading spiral, Close Read responses handed in. Caesar's English Test 18 Friday with w
Complete your SIFT analysis of "Let America Be America" by Langston Hughes. Also determine its theme and think about how the theme and tone are different in this poem from our prior poem study, "Ragged Old Flag." Due tomorrow. Caesar's English Test 18 an
Set up your new unit in your reading spiral, "Conflict." Create a brainstorm of words you connect to the theme and, at the bottom of the page, a quote by a famous person about "conflict." Also, due Monday, that quote on a 3x5" note card (author cited)--y
Poetry Portfolio is due tomorrow. Also, you will be presenting your favorite original poem to the class. It should be well-rehearsed (voice, poise, eye contact)--almost memorized. Caesar's English Test 17 and work for Lesson 17 are also due tomorrow.
DO NOT WORRY ABOUT THE ASSIGNED PARCC PRACTICE. We will use Monday in ELA to do that. Your Poetry Portfolio is due on Friday with your practiced presentation. Caesar's English Test 17 is Friday with Lesson 17 work due as well (#4 on list of tasks)