Wednesday, February 10, 2016

'Tequila Worm' and "Taco Head"



 Today's Learning Objectives  * Describe how a particular story’s plot unfolds in a series of episodes as well as how the characters respond or change as the plot moves toward a resolution. * Explain how an author develops the point of view of the narrator or speaker in a text.


Tequila Worm: 'Into' and 'Through' the Text Activities  We are going to continue working with the text of the novel Tequila Worm today. You can find the document 'The Tequila Worm' Reading Guide (Week 2) in your Language Arts Google Classroom. We will begin with a 'Preparing the Learner Activity' (previewed below) in which you will compare and contrast your life experiences with that of the main character Sofia. We will then read the chapter entitled "Taco Head" (pgs. 36-40) together.   



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.) Complete the document 'The Tequila Worm' Reading Guide (Week 1), which will be due Friday, February 12 (3.) Continue working on the document 'The Tequila Worm' Reading Guide (Week2), which will be due next Friday, February 19.