|Unit of Instruction||Reading closely for details|
|Learning Targets and Learning Criteria|
Students will understand the story arc and flow of a novel and author’s story construction.
Students will understand foreshadowing.
Students will learn how to research 10 different topics and write 10 well-written sentences about each topic.
Students will turn in book reports about the books they committed to reading.
We will have one or two Town Hall Meetings where students will tell about important events in their lives. Students will learn to listen attentively and give feedback to other students.
We will look at individual writing up on the overhead projector.
Students will work with partners to brainstorm details and responses to literature we read.
Students will check their grades on V-Portal and turn in any missing work.
Students will read ahead in our novel, The Astonishing Journey of Teddy Bodain.