Friday, April 4, 2014

Week of 4/7

Thank you to each of you for your focus and efforts on the CTP IV tests. I am thrilled by how many of you noticed vocabulary words in the reading and writing sections! We will tackle the last three units of vocabulary after Spring Break. This week, we begin the adjectives unit in Easy Grammar, continue our unit on short stories, and take the trip to Biz Town.

Your Persuasive Essay (2 copies) and your cartoon are both due NO LATER THAN WEDNESDAY. Please remember to attach the bibliography and to turn in your pre-writing with your essay. I am looking forward to seeing the efforts of your hard work!

Day 1: Elements of a short story
Easy Grammar - Adjectives (pp. 142, 146, 150)

Day 2: "A Sound of Thunder," comparing myths and short stories

Day 3: Short Story Program

Day 4: Trip to Biz Town

Day 1: E.G. pp. 143, 147, 151 if not completed in class, due Day 2
Edmodo journal entry due Friday

Day 2: E.G. pp. 144, 145, 148, 149, 152, 153

Day 3: Edmodo journal entry due Friday

REMEMBER to turn in your essay (2 copies) and cartoon by WEDNESDAY.