Making Learning Irresitable for Over 25 Years. Making Learning Irresitable for Over 25 Years.

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February 24, 2006
Friday, March 3

Materials:
Write Source
Writing and Grammar
Literature

Activity 1:
Presentations

Activity 2:
Test Direction Vocabulary Words:
1. Identify
2. Word usage
3. Antonym
4. Synonym
5. Word meaning
6. Verb tenses
7. Verb forms
8. Subject-verb agreement
9. Context clues
10. Multi-meaning words
11. Pronoun-antecedent agreement
12. Demonstrative pronouns
13. Relative pronouns
14. Double negative
15. Etymology
16. Connotation
17. Figurative language
18. Interpret text
19. Salutation in a letter
20. Signal words
21. Text structure
22. Draw conclusion
23. Inferences
24. Theme
25. Genre


Students will work in partners to create a visual to teach one of the above test direction words.

Activity 3:
Students will update their Genre Chart and staple it into their portfolio. This chart must be completed by the end of the year.

Book Swap Shop:
At Mabry we are setting up a book swap shop, where students can bring a book and get a book. Therefore, we want to set this shop up and try to open right after spring break. Students are asked to bring in books to donate and place in the box as they enter the 7th grade area.
Happy Reading

Homework:
Read for 30 minutes and record the following on their reading on your reading log:
Genre (fiction or nonfiction)
Date
Title
Reading level
Actual pages read (example 21-47)
Minutes read
One-sentence summary

Tonight’s Night Write for 15 minutes will be to your oral presentation, if you have not yet presented.

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