December 6, 2010

This week for homework, read Onward by Dolores Johnson. By Friday, you should complete three tic-tac-toe activities in your homework notebook. At the top of each page, you should write the date and title of the story.

Did you like this story? Write three sentences explaining why you like this story or not.

Answer the Stop and Think on page 335. Identify an example of jargon and write three sentences of how it adds to the text.

Before reading this story, preview the story. Write three sentences predicting what you think the purpose for reading this story will be.

Use all ten vocabulary words found on pages 326-327 in a sentence. Each sentence must have at least eight words.

Copy and complete the chart on page 329. In the chart, identify the main idea supporting it with four details from the text.

Write a Place Poem. Follow the directions found on page 344.

Read the three examples of geography in poetry found on pages 342-344. Which poem is your favorite? Answer why it is your favorite poem in three sentences.

Illustrate your favorite part of the story. Write a caption underneath the illustration.

Write a letter to Miss Wejman about this Narrative Non-fiction story. Your letter must have at least five sentences.