Friday, November 6, 2015

Happy Friday!

Working hard at Lakeview Middle School pays off!

Assessment: 'Why Are Your Clothes So Cheap?" Quiz  Happy Friday! Today you have the opportunity to demonstrate what you know about the central ideas and details of the nonfiction article "Why Are Your Clothes So Cheap?" by taking an online quiz, which can be found here. You are encouraged to refer back to the text article at any point during the quiz. I will read each question and answer set aloud to you and then provide you time you need to complete your assessment. After you have submitted your quiz, you may move on to the activity featured below. 

Newsela Article: "China Lifts Law Limiting Families to 1 Child"  Let's continue to examine nonfiction, while also practicing identifying central ideas and details, by exploring a Newsela article about changes to China's one child policy. You can find a link to the article within your Language Arts Google Classroom

Make sure to set the reading level to 830L (5th grade). Read the article carefully. Take the quiz and then write the short paragraph response.The deadline for completing this activity is Friday, November 13

Sacred Reading Time  If time permits today, I want to offer you some uninterrupted class time to simply read and commune with your books. Some of you will invited to read outside, others in a cozy corner of the room, while most of you will hopefully become enraptured by the words on your pages right at your desks. Enjoy this time!