Article of the Week
Students will be reading the article: Are Dangerous Spiders Hiding in Your Fruit? (students received their article last Thursday 10/31). As students read, they are asked to make notes (annotations) in the margin. They were taught how to write annotations in class, and the article includes instructions for writing notes in the margin. After reading, students are asked to complete 4 question boxes. This assignment is DUE: Thursday, Nov. 7.
- The After Chapter 21 assignment (assigned on 10/30) is DUE: Monday, November 7.
Independent Reading Unit
We will continue our unit on independent reading. Some of the key concepts students will encounter throughout this unit will be: character motivation, character traits, fluency, "just-right books", narration, plot, scenes, setting, stamina, tension, and theme.
This week students will do the following:
-Maintain a reading log
- Develop their identify as a reader
- Learn about their "reading voices"