Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Identifying Fragments and Comparing Texts


Grammar Warm-Up: Identifying Fragments Practice  Today we are also going to continue practice identifying fragments. For a refresher on what a fragment is and how to identify one, check out the link here. Next, identify fragments and win cyber prizes by doing the online activity here. Read each passage and use your mouse to choose the part that is a fragment. 

Comparing Texts: "Who's the New Kid?" Read the "Who's the New Kid?" by Lois Lowry below. What comparisons can you make between Lois Lowry's experience and Rachel's. What are some similarities and differences between "Who's the New Kid" and "Eleven"? Share your ideas using the document Comparing Texts - Eleven/Who's the New Kid located in your Language Arts Google Classroom. This assignment will  be due on Friday, September 23.


 

Homework  (1.) Read for at least 30 minutes at home each school night. (2.) Continue working on your Vocabulary - Unit 2 (Bottom of the Ninth) - Fix the Mistake assignment, which is due on Friday, September 23.  (3.) Continue working on your Comparing Texts - Eleven/Who's the New Kid assignment, which is also due on due on Friday, September 23.