English for December 5, 2013

posted Dec 3, 2013, 4:11 AM by Jeff Maxim   [ updated Dec 15, 2013, 2:01 PM ]


Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text.

Mr. Maxim will walk you through today's minilesson, but you can see part 1 here.
Here's the second part of the minilesson, which shows you more about how to use context clues. 
Before you get started on your assignment, you'll do this practice assignment while Mr. Maxim helps you out.

Today's assignment

You'll get a copy of The Pearl by John Steinbeck, and you can reread chapter 1. After that, answer these questions, which will ask you to use context clues to figure out the meanings of unknown words. 

What you'll be graded on

  1. Have you answered all parts of the question?
  2. Did you write at least three sentences?
What should my answer look like?

There's not exemplary answers for RL5.4 questions yet. Do a great job today and you could see your answer here tomorrow!

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  • Walk back through the Mini-lessons above.

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