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October 30, 2005
Monday, October 31

Materials:
Write Source – pg.289-290
Sticky notes/flags

Overhead:
Talking Points

Warm Up:
Quick Writes – “That Girl” by Gary Soto
List 5 statements that come to your mind after reading this poem. Select 1 line in the poem; write as specifically all that comes to your mind, letting the line lead your thinking.

Activity 1:
Work through the sample response to literature with students, pointing out the elements that make this essay a good response to literature.
Ideas
Organization
Voice
Word choice

Activity 2:
In table groups students are to answer the “Respond to the reading” at the bottom of pg. 290. Share with the class.

Activity 3:
Go over the Talking Points for the book chat. Students are to read their book chat book and place the sticky notes/flags in appropriate places.

Graded Papers Returned:
Elements of Fiction Spelling Test

Homework:
Take a homework vacation, and be safe when trick or treating.

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