August 16, 2012 Which Element of Literature is not identified in the Flocabulary rap?
August 17, 2012 Define Anachronism.
something or someone that is not in its correct historical or chronological time, especially a thing or person that belongs to an earlier time.
August 20, 2012 Introducing Randolph Caldecott (1938 – 2012) #1 picture book for children British artist and illustrator Introducing John Newbery (1922-2012) #1 book for young adults Father of Children’s Literature Owned a publishing house in the 1700’s, and he worked to improve children’s literature
August 21, 2012 Irony - an outcome of events contrary to what was, or might have been, expected.
August 22, 2012 Compare and Contrast “Dragon, Dragon” to either “Cinderella” or “The Three Bears” using the Top Hat Graphic Organizer.
Example of the Organizer is on the board.
DO THIS SILENTLY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
August 23, 2012 Rebus – A piece of writing combining both pictures and words.
August 23, 2012 The witness began to PREVARICATE under oath. He hesitated instead of answering right away.
a. Pause b. Continue c. Survive d. Sustain
Opening - In English class, we recently read a short story, “Dragon, Dragon.” We also have learned that every short story and novel contain five main Elements of Literature: setting, character, plot, point of view, and theme, and each of these can be applied to “Dragon, Dragon.” Setting Character Plot Point of view Closing – Theme . . . What is the lesson that you have learned?
August 31, 2012 Correct the homophones in the sentences. I went too the stadium two get tickets four the baseball game. While I was there, the pitcher through the ball threw my car window.
Read your A.R. Book AT A VOICE LEVEL ZERO until class begins . . . If you do, I have a treat for you!
September 11, 2012 Discuss the setting of Tuck Everlasting.
If you can say it, you can write it!
*Reflect upon the four sentence types for variety of application in verbal and written language.
Declarative …. declare.
Mrs. Link and I are very proud of all of our students for their hard work.
Interrogative …. interrogate? Are you enjoying your first year at Franklin-Simpson Middle School?
Exclamatory …. exclaim! (shows emotion) I can’t wait for the parade on Friday!!!
Imperative …. necessary/command (! or .) Take out the trash. …. TAKE OUT THE TRASH!
*Find 3 examples of each sentence type in the passage.
*Write each sentence using correct punctuation, and label the correct sentence type.
Gallows - A gallows is a frame, typically wooden, used for execution by hanging, or by means to torture before execution.
September 12, 2012