Monday, December 19, 2011

Language for Monday, December 19, 2011

Bell Work:  Writing a lead to hook your reader.

The Secret Knowledge of Adults:

  • Writing Paragraphs
  • Example from Hamish X and the Cheese Pirates by Sean Cullen
  • Parts of a Paragraph (shared with you on Google Docs)
  • Set Learning Targets and Success Criteria (also shared with you on Google Docs)
  • Work on your secret explanation for your rule using the paragraph organizer provided (Google Docs)

Read Aloud:  Out of my Mind

  • Blog Posting:  Why do you think that her teammates still find it difficult to be genuine friends with Melody?  Even Rose seems to have some issues with Melody.  Why do you think that is?  What could Melody do or what should Rose and the other team members do to help this situation get better?