Tuesday, March 15, 2016

"Should Kids Play Football?" Quiz and a 100 Word Challenge


 Today's Learning Objectives  * Identify textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says. * Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, relevant descriptive details, and well-structured event sequences.


Warm Up: "Should Kids Play Football?" Quiz  Yesterday, we read the Scope Magazine article "Should Kids Play Football?". Now I would like to begin today by having you take a short quiz based on the article so I can gauge your initial understanding of the article's content and key learning objectives. You can find the quiz here and you may refer back to the article during the quiz. 

Narrative Writing: A New 100 Word Challenge  This week's 100 Word Challenge is asks you to build your story around a broken connection. Check out the prompt below. 

The document 100 Word Challenge: ... when the connection broke ... can be found in your Language Arts Google Classroom. We will be publishing our stories this Friday! 

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 Tequila Worm' Story Plot Chart ('Tequila Worm'), which is due Friday, March 18. (3.) Continue working on your Should Kids Play Football? - Identifying Evidence from Both Sides and 100 Word Challenge: ... when the connection broke ... story, both of which will be due Friday, March 18