Grammar – Collect or write 5 compound sentences, with correct punctuation. Put them in your language arts journal, in your pocket
Rough draft, compare and contrast Nya and Salva’s lives. Remember to think about how culture, time, and place affects their identity. Also, use quotes from the book, and elaborate on your quotes.
“Water is Life” text dependent questions
Read pages 127-135 in your history book. Answer questions.
Read chapter 6 of Long Walk to Water, read and annotate chapter 7. Continue graphic organizer.
History textbook. Read pages 116-119, and answer all questions.
Be ready to do your booktalk. Book Talk Directions (3)
We continue to read A Long Walk to Water, which students seem to be enjoying. We read chapter 5 in class, and completed our graphic organizer with a focus of how time, place and culture effect Nya’s and Salva’s identity. We discussed this in class as well. Students need to complete notes and the graphic organizer for chapter 6 on their own for homework. A long walk to water graphic organizer
We also continue to read “Water is Life”. Students completed a graphic organizer on the word sustainability. We defined it and discussed examples of what is sustainable practice and what is not. Frayer model Sustainable
Students need to continue to read paragraphs 6-9 and complete vocabulary and main idea worksheet to accompany “Water is Life” Water is life paragraphs 6-9
Vocabulary rupt, dict Vocabulary dict, rupt
Spelling list 1 Spelling list 1-7
Spelling list 2
Spelling list 3 Spelling list 3-7
Spelling list 4
History, African History, “A Great Oral Tradition”, read and complete African History, A Great Oral Tradition
Also read and complete pages 108-115, questions 1-3 in history textbook.
Students took a test in history today. Many did not finish, so they will be able to do so on Thursday. Study guides will be due with the test tomorrow.
Vocabulary Vocabulary scribe and script
Read article “Water is Life”, paragraphs 1-5 only. Students need to complete graphic organizer for paragraph 1-5 Water is Life article
Read A long Walk to Water, chapter 4. Annotate and complete graphic organizer.
No history or spelling homework today.