We complete our research, analysis, and writing of a children's book this week. The final product counts as a major assessment grade. The working packet (see last week's post for link) counts for two Individual Work grades. Do well. Be excellent.
We begin week one of a two week project to write (in groups of two or three) a children's story. This week is primarily research and analysis; next week will be creation. Here's how the week pans out:
This is the final week of the grading period. We'll spend the week reading some graphic novels (informational text) on certain battles of the Civil War. Here is how it pans out:
It's back to poetry this week, with students analyzing select poems and composing an original work of their own. Note poetry test on Thursday. Here's how it pans out.
Weekly vocabulary words and terms: attitude; create; emphasis; mental; style.