April 27th

Learning Intention:
We are learning to utilize the
text structures to assist us in
reading and creating
(interdisciplinary) science and
social studies texts.
We are learning to develop ideas
with our first of the six traits
of writing.

Success Criteria:

I know I am successful when I can
synthesize my knowledge of
adding word choice to text and utilizing
the text structure of cause and effect
by creating an original writing
that uses signal words and answers
the key questions of this category
of writing.
I Can... reflect(transfer, extended, abstract)
upon organized writing that is done in a problem and solution manor
by creating a graphic organizer of the problem, solutions and outcome.

I Can... evaluate signal questions and analyze
(deep, rational)

works of literature for their value of voice.

I Can... evaluate The Giant of Barletta and analyze(deep, rational)

works of literature for the problem and solution.

I Can...apply(deep, rational)
the text structure, problem and solution, to The Giant of Barletta.

I Can...describe(surface, multi-structural)
specific words that show voice in the story Alexander and the Horrible, Terrible, No Good, Very Bad Day.

I Can...identify(surface, uni-structural)
homonyms or homophones from the text Chocolate Moose.
Activities & Assessments


title it
A Chocolate Moose for Dinner
with the date.

Watch the video with earbuds.

As you watch, stop on each page to make sure that you write down:

(1)homonym or idiom
(2)the meaning of the words
(3)the meaning as shown in the picture

There will be one per page.

A Chocolate Moose for Dinner:BOOK LINK
Write the following in your notebook on a new page.

The Giant of Barletta

1. Play the video and write in your notebook the problem, three parts to the solution and the outcome.

3. Draw a graphic organizer in your notebook, use shapes and lines to show the problem,
solution(3 parts),and outcome

The Giant of Barletta:BOOK LINK
************************************************************************************************************************ Voice

Voice can be broken into 5 different pieces.

Write the 5 pieces in the notebook and put a direct quote to represent each part of voice from the Story Alexander and the Horrible, Terrible, No Good, Very Bad Day.

Personality: (a person as an embodiment of a collection of qualities: He is a curious personality.)
Direct Quote:"

Emotions: (any of the feelings of joy, sorrow, fear, hate, love, etc.)
Direct Quote:"

Style: (a particular kind, sort, or type, as with reference to form, appearance, or character: the baroque style; The style of the house was too austere for their liking.)
Direct Quote:"

Point of View: (an opinion, attitude, or judgment: He refuses to change his point of view in the matter.)
Direct Quote:"

Experience: (a particular instance of personally encountering or undergoing something: My encounter with the bear in the woods was a frightening experience.)
Direct Quote:"

Watch the book reading Video of Alexander and the Horrible, Terrible, No Good, Very Bad Day