Read up to p. 5, halfway through up to “Why can’t girls go for water too…? from the story The Friday Everything Changed (in the short story tab – password = Lucy9)
find the setting clues available in those first 5 pages: Where, When, Social values or context? Highlight and label right on the PDF if you have Adobe or use a document to take down page numbers and parts of quotes as evidence of the setting clues. This is DUE tomorrow for homework.
Play Free Rice or Plant the Peace for 8 – 10 minutes
continue with the discussion of the short story at your table. Brainstorm as many terms relating to the short story as you can and briefly define/discuss them; last day we left off with Conflict, so begin with this term.
When you first are given a text, such as a story, what are some reading strategies you can use to help you get through the text? list and discuss as many as possible. Work at your tables and then be prepared to share with the group.
Grammar: Do the Parts of Speech Quiz A – not worth marks – do separately at your tables, then go over as a class. It is on the blog under Writing and Grammar 9 – you will have to type in the password – go down to Grammar Materials
when you are finished going over the quiz, continue with more parts of speech at this website