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March 12, 2006
Monday, March 13

Best Nonfiction – 1-5

Warm Up:
Appetizers – pg. 46

Anticipation Guide for Cyberspace

Activity 1:
With a partner students will complete the 1st column of the Anticipation Guide. The student responses will be shared with the entire group.

Activity 2:
Review computer terms:
World Wide Web
Hypertext markup language

Activity 3:
An introduction of the nonfiction story “Where Is Cyberspace?” will be given. Students will get a sense of the author’s purpose, content, and organization of a piece of nonfiction. Students will learn how to evaluate and respond to nonfiction writing.

Activity 4:
Students will preview the story to by answering the following questions:
What is the article about?
What can I learn from reading “Where Is Cyberspace?”

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

Night Write:
Using the Night Write from the weekend add 15 minutes more to the writing.

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