Root Quiz on Thursday: mater/matri, pater/patri/gen
Independent Reading Due Thursday: UNCANNY CONNECTOR. Students should be reading each night and recording minutes in their planners.
This week we will begin the class novel A Long Walk to Water by Linda Sue Park. We will begin with a webquest to activate prior knowledge; students will be researching the Sudan, refugees, and the water crisis. Our focus is on Standard 8.2 – summary and central idea.
In writing, we will continue to review parts of speech, capitalization, commas, and apostrophes. There will be a quiz on Thursday. We will be reviewing the 3.8 paragraph format and practicing this strategy.