11/26 – 11/30

Filed Under (Uncategorized) by Sarah Canter on 26-11-2012

Monday – Began our figurative language unit, Personification (personify a feeling), SQUIRT Journal #2 due  on Friday

Tuesday- Personification Practice, Shared Personified Feelings, SQUIRT journal #2 due Friday

Wednesday – Simile and Metaphor introduction, Similes and Metaphors video,  Simile/Metaphor worksheet, Alternate Assignment given to certain students (Figurative Language Rap) – due at the end of next week,  SQUIRT journal #2 due Friday

Thursday – Introduction to Alliteration, Group Tongue Twister Game, Alliteration with your name, Alternate Assignment given to certain students (Figurative Language Rap) – due at the end of next week,  SQUIRT journal #2 due Friday

Friday – Introduction to Onomatopoeia, video clip, handout, Alternate Assignment given to certain students (Figurative Language Rap) – due at the end of next week,  SQUIRT journal #2 due today.

11/19 – 11/23

Filed Under (Uncategorized) by Sarah Canter on 19-11-2012

Monday – All School Reads Day All the Above by: Shelley Pearsall, Parent-Teacher Conferences tonight

Tuesday – No School for Students, Parent-Teacher Conferences all day and night

Wednesday – Thanksgiving Break!!!

Thursday – HAPPY THANKSGIVING 🙂

Friday –  Thanksgiving Break!!!

11/12 – 11/16

Filed Under (Uncategorized) by Sarah Canter on 13-11-2012

Monday – peer editing and SQUIRT reading

Tuesday – editing checklist, double check your dialogue and sensory details in your rough draft, Scholastic Book Fair video (Book Fair is Nov. 15th – 20th), SQUIRT Reading

Wednesday – Editing Stations in class

Thursday – Writing the final draft (Book Fair today through the 20th!)

Friday – finish final draft, Read Thank You, Sarah: The Woman Who Saved Thanksgiving! by: Laurie Halse Anderson, Gratitude Lists

11/5 – 11/9

Filed Under (Uncategorized) by Sarah Canter on 05-11-2012

Monday – lead sentences, played “Beat the Author”, journal entry #1 for the second grading period due Friday for the SQUIRT Reading Journals.

Tuesday – No School for students (Election Day)

Wednesday- Read When Tia Lola Came to Stay, finish filling out SBA Story companion handout

Thursday – plot diagram and character chart

Friday – Write rough draft, Jounal # 1 (for the second grading period) due today!