This Week 3/7 in Reading and Writing

Reading:

The connection between point of view (POV) and its development by the author and character motivation will continue this week for in- depth study with the texts.  Students will be re-reading passages (Scholarship Jacket/Zebra 7th) and (Treasure of Lemon Brown/ Rules of the Game 8th) and answering close reading questions to determine the POV and the motivation connections with the text.  There will be a quiz on POV and character motivation on Friday, 3/11.

Homework is the same for this week

Monday- Read nightly 30 min, Dialectical entries due, Study for POV quiz.

Thursday- Reading log due

Writing

Greek and Latin roots are the focus for vocabulary instruction with the dictionaries every Tuesday for units 3 and 4.  Students will also be preparing for their third editorials (7th) and Speeches (8th) on Thursday 3/8 and 3/10. When students are finished with their assigned work they will be working on vocabulary activities to practice and study the Latin and Greek root words.

Tuesday- Frayer model vocabulary due, Speech/editorial topic #3 due,

Thursday- late Greek root graphic organizer due! (if not finished in class Tuesday)

Latin Roots: cent, circum, contra/counter, dict. 

Greek Roots: gram, graph, hetero, homo. 

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