INSTRUCTIONS Week 2 COMPARE/CONTRAST PRACTICE Read the poem “Ballad of Birmingham” and the article “Pain of Deadly Birmingham Church Bombing Lingers 40 Years Later.” Answer each question and provide evidence from the text to support your answer choices. Reminders: Make sure you read the text and each answer choice carefully before selecting a final response. If you cannot find support in the text for your answer, your answer may be incorrect. “THE EXPERIMENT” Read “The Experiment” on page 11. As you are reading, respond to the guiding questions on your Cornell notes. When you finish reading, identify 3 examples of descriptive language within the text by explaining what was being described and how the author described it. (A space is included at the end of the Cornell notes.) Answer questions #2-3 on page 17 in complete sentences. HOMEWORK FOR SEPTEMBER 23RD Write a descriptive paragraph about a room in your home. Use plenty of adjectives and directional terms to help guide us through the room that you choose. This assignment is due on Thursday, September 25th. COMPUTER LAB 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. Go to www.empower3000.com Enter your username/password to log in. Select “Haarer” in the dropdown box. Click “Begin Lesson” on the home page to start today’s article (“Bhutan Star”). Respond to the poll with an explanation. Read the article and identify at least 5 key points. Fill out a key points worksheet. Answer the activity questions. Respond to the thought question. *Absent students have slightly different instructions.* BOOK TALK #3 Students write a short paper (no more than 1 page) of what they read during the week in their independent reading books. You need to include: Name of Book Pages read this week Summary (6-8 sentences) Most shocking/interesting/favorite moment so far OR a question you might have for the author Interesting or unknown vocabulary with definitions (at least 2) “THE CONTAINER” Read “The Container” and keep an eye out for descriptive language being used. After reading, go back through the article and highlight examples of descriptive language in the text.