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October 30, 2005
Tuesday, November 1

Materials:
Book Chat Book
Sticky notes/flags

Handouts:
Talking Points

Overheads:
Talking Points


Warm Up:
Last night I _____________________ in the neighborhood, and then I _____________.
Experiencing Halloween as a 7th grader _______________________________. A lesson learned from last night’s experience would be _____________________________. Showing a sense of responsibility was important, for the reason that____________________. Therefore, I _________________________________. All in all Halloween 2005 was _______________________, since__________________. Halloween 2005 will be remembered, because ___________________________.

Activity 1:
Go over the Talking Points for the book chat. Students are to read their book chat book for 30 minutes and place the sticky notes/flags in appropriate places.

Activity 2:
Students will have a book chat at their table discussing the following:
Title
Author
Exposition
Important statement (quote)
Memorable moment

Activity 3:
Students will read their chapter book for 30 minutes and answer the following:
What special words does the author use to help me visualize the story?
What pictures did the author leave in my mind?
What do I like about the way the author has written the story?

Papers Collected to be Graded:
Framed Paragraph Warm Up.

Homework:
Reading:
Read for 30 minutes each night in a challenging chapter book. Students may read the book they selected for the book chat. Complete an entry on your reading log. The book chat book will need to be completed by 11/12.
Night Write:
Complete one of the Talking Points for the book chat.

Posted by Mrs. Abrams

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