Week 11


Day 1
TLW read a nonfiction selection.
TLW identify the author's purpose.
TLW practice identifying context clues.

1. Thieves Strategy for Nonfiction Reading ppt:
http://www.readwritethink.org/lesson_images/lesson112/elements.pdf
2. LEAP Reading and Responding Lesson 3: Butterflies and Moths
3. TLW review math geometry vocabulary with a games: http://classtools.net/widgets/quiz_6/AuKE1.htm
4.Pinball Vocabulary: http://www.playkidsgames.com/games/pinball/pinball.htm

Day 2

TLW examine instructions for a proofreading activity.
TLW develop strategies to use in proofreading.
TLW find and correct errors in usuage, mechanics, and spelling.
1. LEAP Proofreading Lesson 1: Grammar, Mechanics, and Usuage

2. LEAP Read and Respond Lesson 4:
TLW read a fiction selection and practice test taking strategies.


Day 3:
1. TLW read and respond to a Thanksgiving nonfiction selection and bag and tag answers to questions: http://www.teach-nology.com/test_parser/html_parser.php
2. TLW listen to a fiction story and summarize using who, what, when, where, why.
Story Online: http://www.storylineonline.net/
TLW review Thanksgiving Vocabulary using arcade games:

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feast
any sumptuous and elaborate meal, usu. for many people; banquet.
grateful
feeling or showing appreciation for kindnesses or benefits; thankful.
gravy
juice that drips from cooking meat, or a sauce made by thickening and seasoning this juice.
harvest
the gathering of ripe crops, the crops or the amount so gathered, or the season in which they are gathered.
native
being the place of birth or origin.
autumn
the season of the year between summer and winter, in the northern hemisphere continuing from the September equinox to the December solstice; fall.
parade
a public procession of people or things, esp. on the occasion of a celebration or ceremony, and usu. including band music.
pilgrim
someone who undertakes a usu. long trip for a religious purpose, such as to visit a holy place.
settler
a person who settles in a previously uninhabited or new area; colonist.
thanks
an acknowledgment of gratitude for a benefit received.
treaty
a formal agreement between two or more countries or organizations.
turkey
a large, originally North American bird with brownish feathers and a wattled head, now domesticated in many parts of the world.
yam
the edible starchy, tuberous root of a tropical climbing plant, or the plant itself.
colony
a territory governed by a distant country, often settled by citizens of that country.
cranberry
a North American shrub growing in marshy ground and bearing a tart, red, edible berry, or the berry itself.

3. Pinball Vocabulary Practice: http://www.playkidsgames.com/games/pinball/pinball.htm