January 21, 2014

posted Jan 21, 2014, 5:07 AM by Jeff Maxim
We're beginning an exciting new unit on Human Rights. If you're curious about it, you can read more about what we'll be learning here


I can effectively engage in a discussion with my peers. (SL.5.1)
I can summarize portions of a text when reading or listening to information being presented. (SL.5.2)
I can determine the meaning of content words or phrases in an informational text. (RI.4)
Today's mini lesson will take place completely in class, and it will be about close reading. If you parents want to checkout more about close reading while you're at home, here's a pretty good resource

Today's assignment

After the mini lesson on human rights and close reading, you'll close read this document.

Finish early?

  1. Check out the useful links tab on the sidebar.
  2. Checkout the extra credit assignments.
  3. Go to www.i-ready.com.
  4. Watch some of these fun spoken word poetry videos... Video #1 .... Video #2 ....