NEW Homework Policy - ALL HOMEWORK is Due MONDAY
This week's Homework is due MONDAY DECEMBER 18th
Reading - 20 minutes
*Read 20 Minutes (or more) each night
*Fill out Reading Log
Writing – 10-15 minutes for EACH entry
*Write 3 WNB entries on topics of your choice
*FINISH CHARLOTTE'S WEB LITERARY ESSAY* At home
This essay must be 5 paragraphs
Paragraph 1 - Introduction
1. Mention the title, author, and genre
2. Restate your thesis
3. Mention examples or parts you are going to talk about
Paragraphs 2, 3, 4 - Body Paragraphs
1. Mention specific examples from the story that support the thesis
2. Connect back to the thesis in your own words
Paragraph 5 - Conclusion
1. Restate the thesis and say that you have proven it
2. Make a connection to yourself or to the lesson the thesis is teaching us
*By giving the character of the Goose an idiosyncrasy, I think E.B. White is trying to teach us...
Math - 10-15 minutes
Problem of the Week
*PLEASE NOTE NEW TEMPLATE FOR POW*
WOW – Words of the Week - 5 minutes
Students are self-selecting 10 words from the list of 24 WOW words to study
Science - 10-15 minutes
Science Packet - *Carmelo Preps this packet and if it is ready, it will be handed out Mid Week*
Test Prep - 10-15 minutes
"Lemonade Stand" Story and Questions
Before reading the passage, be sure to:
*Read the directions
*Read the title
*Look at the picture
*THINK about who is in the story and what you think happens
*Read the question stems
*UNDERLINE key words in the questions
*Answer as many questions as you can by matching key words from the questions in the passage
*Read the passage in chunks
*Stop and THINK about the MAIN IDEA in each paragraph
*Stop and THINK
*Who is in the story?
*What is the setting?
*What is the problem?
*How is the character facing the problem?
*What is the lesson we are learning from this story?
*Double check your answers!