October 24th, 20ll Second Nine Week Study Plan

Greetings, welcome back from a much neede Fall Break!


First Things First!!!

You need the following.  Make sure you hall all materials before taking your seat.

  1. Literature book
  2. Writer's choice
  3. Paper , pen, pencil
  4. Compsition Book
  5. Spiral
  6. Plain white paper (several sheets)

Let's get started with the Preliminaries:

  • Place your homework assignment to the right of your desk.  This assignment was previously assigned before fall break (see your handout)
  • Turn in reading responses (smiley face sheet) for the second (2nd novel).
  • Quick Write:  Se your handout
  • Choose: 1st, 2md, 3rd club preference.  Clubs will begin on November 4th

MONDAY:  October 24, 2011

SPI: LOGIC:  0801.5.1Recognize a reasonable prediction of future events of a given text; 08015.2 Evaluate text for fact or opinion.; 0801.5.9 Make inferences and draw conclusions

Reader's Workshop:  Informational Text

  1. What is informational text?
  2. How does one summarize informational text?
  3. Would answering these questions help with learning what informational text is all about?  Who, What, When, Where, How?, and Why?
  4. Read a selection and summarize the selection.
  5. How does this summary in informational text differ from a narrative summary that is analyzed for plot structure? Can you use the same guide words to help summarize a narrative story?

SPI: 0801.1.1

Grammr Workshop:  Writer's Choice, page 359.  Read and take notes. Then pages 360 (items 1-5 only). Write the sentence then write the correct response.  Place parentheses around your answer.  Books cannot be take from class.  Plea;se do not sneak them out.  We have only one classroom set of Writer's choice.  You will be assigned a book, but the book must rmain in class for other students to use.  Example:  1.  Edgar Allan Poe was born in Boston in 1809.

Writer's Workshop:  Using the Six Traits for Writing Rubric, we will concentrate on "ideas" as the first TRAIT IN ORDER TO WORK WITH THE ROUGH DRAFT OF AN ANALYTICAL PIECE FOR ANARRATIVE WE'VE WRITTEN A PLOT STRUCTURE FOR.