Friday, August 29, 2008

The students will complete vocabulary assignment and know how to figure out a word's etymology using an electronic dictionary.

1. Get your folders.
2. Would anyone like to share their essay from Weblockers??? I promise to be nice!
3. Get out Vocabulary Handout and complete words, denotations, etc...
4. Go over exercises.
5. Etymology.

Thursday, August 28, 2008

The students will know the denotation and connotation of vocabulry words from "Contents of a Dead Man's Pocket" and complete vocab exercise.

1. CAT6 #3
2. MLA Format for essay
3. Sample intro paragraphs from Weblockers
4. Vocabulary

Wednesday, August 27, 2008

The students will know expectations of a narrative essay and begin writing the first paragraph of their essay.

1. Roll
2. CAT6 #2 (Get points for folder and Weblockers Policy)
3. Narrative Essay Notes
4. Discuss Writing Prompt
5. Inverted Triangle Format Intro Paragraph
6. Write Intro and save to Weblockers for sharing tomorrow.

Tuesday, August 26, 2008

The students will have examples of all six reading skills used in active reading and answer comprehension questions from the story.

1. Roll
2. CAT6 Activity 1
3. Introduce Webpage
4. Introduce Weblockers and assign Weblockers Policy Signed by Wednesday (100 points)
5. Complete "A Hero's Story" questions.

Monday, August 25, 2008

Objective: The students will know how to active read and expectations for all further Active Reading assignments.

1. Sit anywhere that you can work.
2. Roll and introductions
3. Supplies needed: Folder and divers set up by Wednesday. 100 points.
4. Active Reading Notes
5. Hero's Story Active Reading: Due complete tomorrow.