Tuesday, October 20, 2015

This week...

I'm sorry this week's post was not visible before today. This week I will introduce the Tellus Essay, the concept of Euphemism, and annotation. Your cumulative test over units 1-3 vocabulary and roots is on Day 3. On Friday we will review point of view and using search portals for the research portion of your essay.

Day 1: Tellus Museum Field Trip
Day 2: Tellus Essay, Euphemism, annotation
Day 3: Cumulative Vocab and Roots Test (work on your reflective journal when you are done)
Day 4: Point of view, finding facts for your essay and citations


Be reading The Giver according to the pacing chart.

Day 1: No homework
Day 2: Review units 1, 2, 3 vocabulary and roots. Work on your reflective journal, post to your Weebly blog page
Day 3: Reflective journal is due 10/22. If you need help with your Weebly, let me know.

If you plan to revise your Compare/Contrast Essay for a higher score, it is due to me by 10/30, along with the rubric.

The Tellus Essay is due November 3 via Google Classroom. Remember, you must turn in pre-writing on 11/3 as well!