• Tuesday, October 15th, 2019

    Bell-work:

    Question-of-the-Week:

    Is intelligence or wisdom or both more useful? Why? 

    Activities:

    Word-Sentence-Paragraph Discussion:

    • Can any one tell me what a letter represents? 
    • What, then, is a word? 

    Edgar Allan Poe

      • What do you know about Edgar Allan Poe’s writing style? As in what he does best, when it comes to writing a story? 

     

    • The Raven
      • First Read

     

    Wednesday, October 16th, 2019

    Bell-work:

    Copy these words on composition books: book, this, mine, is

    1. Do these words express any meaning as they are now? 
    2. Arrange them so that they will express some meaning.
    3. Arrange them so that they will ask a question.

    Activities:

    Question of the Week Responses

    Word-Sentence-Paragraph Discussion

    • What, then, is a sentence? A sentence is a _____ of ____ making complete ______.
    • What parts make up a sentence? 

    Edgar Allan Poe

     

    • The Raven
      • Deep Read Assignment

     

     

    Thursday, October 17th, 2019

    Bell-work:

    1. “This book is mine” 
    2. “Is this book mine”

    What should you place after the last word in the first sentence? Why? 

    What should you place after the last word in the second sentence? Why?

    Now arrange these words so that they will form a sentence: Iceland, very, is, in, it, cold

    Arrange them so that they will ask a question. 

     

    Activities:

    Word-Sentence-Paragraph Discussion:

    • What does the term “paragraph” mean? A paragraph is a group of _________ that cling together around one ______. 

    Edgar Allan Poe

    • The Fall of the House of Usher
      • First read

     

     October 21st to 25th

    Agenda for the Week of October 28th to the 31st