Second Quarter

The next book report project is due on October 31st.

AC reading is working on author’s purpose and will completing in class work to exhibit what they have learned. The second quarter is when the assignments become more demanding.

HAVE YOUR STUDENTS BRING THEIR PLEASURE READING BOOK TO CLASS EVERYDAY!!

The next book the students are reading in class is Omnivore’s Dilemma which discusses the changes in food production and distribution. By the end of the quarter we will also complete a project based on the book and a unit test over the material from this quarter. Below is the material to be covered in the Unit 2 test.

Week 1: Author’s Purpose

Week 2: Determine central ideas/ Rethink central ideas in light of new information.

Week 3: Trace central ideas/ RACE

Week 4: Consider how embedded stories/articles connect to central ideas/ details

Week 5: Context Clues

Week 6: Cause and Effect

Week 7: Compare and Contrast

Week 8: Review Inferencing

Week 9: Remediation and summative