Monthly Archives: May 2018

Thursday May 3rd, 2018

Good Afternoon,

-Drawing exercise:  Chapter 1 the first few paragraphs.

Chapter 1: 

-Give students a piece of blank paper.  Read aloud Chapter 1

-Students are to listen to the description of the setting and try to picture what the setting of the novel may be like.  They are to draw a rough sketch of what they have imagined. 

-Steinbeck uses different techniques in his writing/descriptions –comparison (simile, metaphor, personification etc) detail, and appealing to the senses. 

-Finish Reading Chapter 1

-Complete Chapter 1 Questions

 

Wednesday May 2nd, 2018

Good Afternoon,

*Some of you missed the “Non-Fiction Quiz” and will still have to write…

http://www.essentialkids.com.au/education/school/primary-school/your-child-mightnt-need-a-fidget-spinner-they-need-to-experience-boredom-20170511-gw2a3c

Our new novel:  “Of Mice and Men”.  This will not be a read aloud.  This will be a ‘Novel Study’…so you will have work, assignments and a test.

Chapter 1: 

-Give students a piece of blank paper.  Read aloud Chapter 1

-Students are to listen to the description of the setting and try to picture what the setting of the novel may be like.  They are to draw a rough sketch of what they have imagined. 

-Steinbeck uses different techniques in his writing/descriptions –comparison (simile, metaphor, personification etc) detail, and appealing to the senses. 

*Chapter 1 Questions