This week we will be reading chapters 4-6 from our novel, The Outsiders. We will continue to look at the conflicts that are arising in the book, internal and external, as well as the components of Plot, as we approach the climax of the story. Students have been giving vocabulary words to study for this section of the novel and should have already completed their chart.
Monday - complete vocabulary chart and finish chapter 4
Tuesday - fix vocabulary chart
Wednesday - Complete plot questions and finish chapter 5
Thursday - Complete discussion questions and chapter 6
We have started our new novel, To Kill A Mockingbird, by Harper Lee. While reading this novel we will be targeting Common Core Standards such as citing textual evidence, engaging in discussions and analyzing the meaning and impact of word choice. We will also examine literary elements such as atmosphere, foreshadowing, humor, symbol, irony and suspense.
Monday - complete chapter 1; respond to the gist and focus question
Tuesday - respond to the gist and focus question
Wednesday - complete chapter 2 summary and complete chapter 3 reading
Thursday - complete chapter 4
Friday - Complete chapter 5 and questions