The discussions about The Giver have been phenomenal! Yes, there is a sequel, titled Son. Please do not read it until AFTER the test on this book, which is Wednesday 11/6 for blocks 1,3,7 and 11/7 for Block 4. You will complete the descriptive paragraph this week, and prepare for the cumulative test over vocabulary units 4-6. Lastly, we continue with the rules for punctuation, covering the ever-confusing commas.
NOTE REGARDING TUTORIALS
Morning tutorial for The Giver test will be Tuesday, 11/5
Morning tutorial for the cumulative V&R test will be Friday, 11/8
Some of you have been asking what we will be reading next. That's music to my ears!! I won't be assigning the next novel until December, and am keeping it a secret.
Day 1 - E.G. pp. 293-295 NOTE: Block 4 will go over 32-34, 290-292 as well.
Work on your descriptive paragraph(s).
Day 2 - E.G. pp. 296 - 298
Review for The Giver, make sure your K-W-I chart is ready.
Continue working on descriptive paragraph.
Day 3 - The Giver test Open Note, Open Book
Day 4 - Cumulative Vocabulary and Roots test units 4-6.
On Day 1, due Day 2 - HIGHLIGHT the punctuation rules you have learned thus far. Study units 4-6 vocabulary and roots, make sure your K-W-I chart is complete.
On Day 2, due Day 3 - Study units 4-6 vocabulary and roots, make sure your K-W-I chart is complete.
On Day 3, due Day 4 - Study units 4-6 vocabulary and roots.