Wednesday, January 20, 2016

100 Word Challenge and Newsela


How will you skillfully integrate these 5 words into this week's 100 Word Challenge?





 Today's Learning Objective  Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, relevant descriptive details, and well-structured event sequences.


100 Word Challenge: Drafting  Enjoy some time today to continue drafting your 100 Word Challenge: Five Words story. Are you skillfully incorporating the words from this week's prompt? Do you have a clear beginning, middle, and an end? Are making a point to include precise words and descriptive details? Continue to work at becoming the very best writer you can be!

Reading Informational Text: Newsela Article In your Language Arts Google Classroom you will find a link to the Newsela article "Knees are being injured more often, especially in girls." Click the link, set the reading level to to 820L (5th grade), and read the article carefully. Next, take the quiz and then write the constructed response paragraph in which explain the central idea of the article and use at least two details from the article to support your response. 


Homework  (1.) Read your A.R. book at home for at least 30 minutes and, if you choose, make a reading log entry using the Digital Reading Log. (Remember you must have made at least one entry by the end of the day Friday.)  (2.) Continue working on your 100 Word Challenge: Five Words story, which we will publish on Friday, January 22. (3.) Complete work on your Newsela Article, which is due on Friday, January 22.