English for January 8, 2014

posted Jan 7, 2014, 1:14 PM by Jeff Maxim   [ updated Jan 7, 2014, 1:16 PM ]
We'll review RI5.2 (main idea and supporting details) today. 


Determine two or more main ideas of a text and explain how they are supported by key details; summarize the text.

We'll read a short passage and answer some questions related to main idea in class today. Check that mini-lesson out here.

Today's assignment

You'll continue reading the same article as we read yesterday, the one about Box Jellyfish. Here's a online version of that reading for you to see, too. 

Based on those two readings, you'll have a few questions. Click here to do the questions.

What you'll be graded on

  1. Have you answered all parts of the question?
  2. Did you write at least three sentences?

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