Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Imagery in Gary Paulsen's Woodsong (Day 2)


 Today's Learning Objective    Recognize imagery and its effects

Taking Care of Business Time: Silent Reading, A.R. Testing, Grade Checking, Communicating with Teachers  Friendly reminder: Tomorrow is the last day of your 1st quarter of middle school! It's the last the day to turn in missing or incomplete assignments. It's the last day to take A.R. tests and earn points towards your reading goal. It's the last day to do whatever needs to be done to get your grades up.

You may use the beginning of class today to silent read and take A.R. tests. You may also use this time to review your grades and assignments on School Loop and figure how to dedicate your energy during these last moments of the 1st quarter. Additionally, consider messaging teachers if you have questions or need to inform them of anything related to your assignments or grades.  

Guided Reading: Woodsong  Today we will continue reading from an excerpt of Woodsong by Gary Pauslen. You can find the reading selection on pages 165-169 of your Language of Literature textbook. 

We will continue to use the document Imagery - Woodsong (in your Language Arts folders) to record the examples of descriptions in Woodsong that appeal to the senses. This assignment will be due on Friday, October 17

Homework  (1.) Read your A.R. book at home for at least 30 minutes and make a digital Reading Log entry. (2.) Tomorrow is the last day of the 1st quarter and several assignments are due tomorrow, Thursday, October 16, including: The Circuit - Literary Devices and The Circuit - Visualizing. (3.) Complete the assignment Imagery - Woodsong, which is due on Friday, October 17