English for October 11, 2013

posted Oct 11, 2013, 4:31 AM by mister maxim
Today, we'll review three of the major topics we've learned in ELA so far: Theme, Main Idea, and Inferences. Mr. Maxim wants to see which of those three topics you're most uncertain about, and then we can go back and practice that topic more. 

Objective

Practice theme, main idea, and summarizing


Mini-lesson
Here's a reminder about summarizing... click here.
Here's a reminder about inferences... click here.
Here's a reminder about theme... click here, or click here, and also click here.

Today's assignment

  1. In class, we will read pages 42-43 of Frindle out loud. 
  2. After we read and annotate that section, you should answer these questions.

What you'll be graded on

  1. Have you read and annotated (circled, underlined, and highlighted) the section?
  2. Have you answered the question?
  3. Did you write at least four sentences?

Need Extra Help?

  • Reread the mini-lesson above, making sure to click through all the links.

Finish early?

  1. Check out the useful links tab on the sidebar.
  2. Checkout the extra credit assignments.
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