Thursday, March 23, 2017

March 30 Journal

Rewrite a familiar children’s tale in your own words, using at least 7 word of the day words. (Examples: The Three Little Pigs, Cinderella, The Boy Who Cried Wolf, Jack and Jill, The Tortoise and the Hare, Green Eggs and Ham, etc.)

March 27 journal

Choose one new strategy from the page “Strategies Used by Good Readers” that you are going to use every day this week. Why do you want to try this new strategy? Explain.

Week of March 27 root words

serv=save
con=with
fic/fec=to do or to make
tent/ten=to hold
mal=bad
medi=middle

Sunday, March 19, 2017

March 20 Journal

Read the following article:
The Filth They Breathe in China 

Answer the first question at the end of the page:
This is happening in China. Why should we care in the United States? Explain.

Week of March 20 root words

sist=stand
de=opposite
dyna=power
press=press
pos=set or put in place
justa=near/nearby

Sunday, March 12, 2017

March 13 Journal

Read the following article:
5 New Brain Disorders that Were Born Out of the Digital Age

What connections can you make? What concerns do you have? Choose one of the disorders and share your thoughts on it. 

Week of March 13 root words

micro=small
cand=white, light, or shining
min=small
quire/queues=to gain or seek
per=thoroughly/throughout
spect=to see or look
intro=in or within 

Sunday, March 5, 2017

March 9 journal

Write a story with a surprise ending and at least 7 word of the day words.

March 6 journal

How do improved reading skills positively impact MY life? 

Week of March 6 root words

tribute=give
simi=like
multi=many
farious=ways or sides
flam/flag=fire
pend=hang