This week in Reading and Writing 3/14 PI Day

Reading:

The students will be working on the basics, structure, and figurative languages in poetry for the next two weeks  starting 3/14. Students will write a number of 4 poems and choose the best one for a poetry slam in the classroom when PARCC is finished.  PARCC will begin March 28th.

Homework is the same for this week

Monday- Read nightly 30 min, Dialectical entries due, Study for ROOT WORD 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) presentations on Thursday 3/17. The latin and greek quiz #2 is this Tuesday 3/15 on the root words below.

Tuesday- Frayer model vocabulary due

Thursday- 3rd Speech/Editorial due for presenting

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

Greek Roots: gram, graph, hetero, homo. 

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