January and Febuary were busy writing months for us! Our focus was the argumenative essay adn summarizing information from articles and using as an explanation to support claims. I know the kids are HAPPY that we are taking a break from writing for a few weeks!
BOOK TALKS with a"Think Sheet/Book Review Template" will be due March 11. I have sent the template to copy, buy kids will start notes in their writer's notebooks.
Author Studies--Friday, Febuary 26-Mid April/Early May
I am currently in the planning stages of this activity. Students will read FOUR books by the same author, conduct and construct a biographical sketch, and compare and contrast the texts. I am pretty excited about this and look forward to sharing more with you sooon!