Tuesday, May 30, 2017

ELA Tuesday

Padlet Directions:

Let's each share the book we are currently reading.

1.  Open to the approximate middle of the book.
2.  Find the last sentence of the chapter you opened to.
3.  Open this link------->Padlet
4.  Double click on the screen.
5.  Type the book's title first followed by the author's name.
6.  Next, using quotation marks, type the last sentence in the chapter.  Add the page # it's located and the total number of pages in the book.
7.  Next, click on the camera icon and use your webcam to take a good picture of you with your book.
8.  Later on, check out what your classmates are reading here on the Padlet.

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

ELA Wednesday and Due Date

1.  Link for Research AND find one more source.

2.  Directions for Writing Assignment (Due Thursday):

 In 2-3 paragraphs explain what a carnival freak show might have looked like.  How have these shows changed?  Include  2-3 specific examples of the shows from the past.  Describe the deformities.   Finally, include why you believe people would pay to go in and see these freak shows.

Thursday, May 18, 2017

ELA due Friday

1.  Please read to p. 61 in Tangerine.

Originally to p. 65 was assigned but 61 will do.

2.  IXL

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

ELA Wednesday

Here is the Google Doc link for your partner conferences:   HERE

Practice these on IXL:

Author's purpose and tone

  1. JJJ.2Compare passages for tone
  2. JJJ.3Which sentence is more formal?


Thursday, May 11, 2017

ELA Friday

Would you want to live at Lake Windsor Downs?  Why or why not?   

Use the Comments Section on this Post to write your thoughts.  Please be sure you're logged in to Google!

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Due Friday, May 12

pp.  1-28   Tangerine

Complete 5 entries on your Google Doc (Double-Entry Journal)

Be prepared for a Whole Group Discussion on this Friday

ELA due Monday, May 15

Letter to the School Board:


You have just returned from spending a week at Camp Kieve.  Write a friendly letter to the Hancock School Committee for the purpose of providing information about this experience.  What you did for activities.   Why you did these activities.  What you took away from these experiences.  How might these experiences have shaped you...changed you...describe the facility too.

5 paragraphs
double- spaced

Monday, May 8, 2017