*Silent Reading (15-20 minutes)
*Poetry: I Hear America Singing/I Too American Sing/This is America
I would like you to create a 3-Way Venn Diagram for these three poems. These will be done on paper and placed on the back bulletin board. You can do these on your own or in a group of 2-3.
*Thinking about our Novels
- Blue Paper: Write “I wonder” statements for your novels. What are some ideas or messages that you wonder about from reading your novel?
- Pink Paper: Write “I learned” statements. What are some things…facts or otherwise about your novel, history or other that you have learned.
- Yellow Paper: Write “I connected” statements. What are some ways that you have connected the novel you are reading to your own life, other books/stories etc. you have read, or the world at large?
- Purple Paper: Write the title of your novel down and a “Theme Statement” to represent your novel.
*Please prepare your role for tomorrow’s Literature Circle Discussion
*Background Information Infograph Assignment: you will have time to get together as a group to work on this…