Thursday, December 15, 2011

Language for Thursday, December 15, 2011

  1. Bell Work:  Brainstorm a list of “rules” that apply to most people or specifically “kids”.
  2. Read Aloud:  The Secret Knowledge of Grown-Ups
    1. Brainstorming Examples
    2. Student Rule Examples
  3. Brainstorm some rules and reasons of your own.  Work with a partner to choose 1 rule that you will develop into a secret explanation such as those in “The Secret Knowledge of Adults”
  4. Use this organizer to plan your writing.
  5. If you finish, you can sketch a draft of an illustration that will accompany your final rule.