Monday- Welcome Back!

  1. A source that answers your question. Over the holidays, you were to listen to the news or watch a movie or read a book that explores your inquiry question. In OneNote, record the title and summarize how your source answers the question. Write as much as you can with details. Be sure it ANSWERS THE QUESTION.
  2. Review chapter 1-4 by doing the comprehension questions in OneNote. Copy and paste from the “Content Library” into your “pages”.
  3. We will read to chapter…..

Friday- Presentations and Read!

  1. Presentations to your group
  2. Read to then end of chapter 4 by the first day back.
  3. Homework for the holidays! Read a book, listen to a song, watch a movie, listen to the news…. try to find a source that answers your inquiry question. When we return on the Monday, we will spend the first 15 minutes taking notes on a source of your choosing that explores your question.

Happy Spring Break everyone!

Tuesday- Building Background Knowledge

  1. Can this book be a source for your final project? Does it answer your question? If so, find relevant quotes and/or summarize the answer according to the question. Do this in OneNote
  2. Your test Thursday will  focus on the following:
    1. theme statements
    2. Questions from the worksheets and our discussions
    3. Characterization and Core Competencies. Know your characters well 🙂
    4. Open book- you can have your stories/the book but not your worksheets
  3. Read chapter 1
  4. Introductory project: Introduction Activities-
    1. You will present this information to your group on Friday.

Monday- Finish “Sugar Falls” and Intro Indian Horse

  1. Quiz on commas- see No Red Ink

2.Work on “Sugar Falls” for 20 minutes. We will go over the answers on Tuesday. There will be a quiz on “Sugar Falls” and “Trap Lines” on Wednesday.

2. Discuss the inquiry questions

3. Can this book be a source for your final project? Does it answer your question? If so, find relevant quotes and/or summarize the answer according to the question.

4.  Introductory project: Introduction Activities-

Thursday- “Trap Lines”

  1. Homework check
  2. Go over story answers
  3. Email me your final paragraph. Remember what I taught you about sending emails.
    1. Subject line has name, assignment title, block
    2. Formal, polite message asking to read your assignment and anything else you would like me to know
  4. Watch the following videos about the story “Shi-shi-etko”. What is the main topics? Themes?