Monday: Introduce the term "inference." Students will read short passages, then use text evidence and background knowledge to make inferences.
Academic Vocabulary: inference, connotation, denotation, figurarative language
Tuesday: We will review the use and placement of commas and quotation marks in dialogue. Students will enhance the text and make it more interesting to read.
Wednesday: Compare and contrast "connotation" and "denotation." Students will discuss and sort words into groups of positive and negative or neutral connotation. Students will justify their answers.
Thursday: Review figurative language. Students will create figurative language posters that depict several examples of figurative language.
Friday: Writing Picture Prompt, Personal Incident Response Narratives and Independent Reading
HOMEWORK - THIS WEEK
Monday: NO HOMEWORK
Tuesday: Reading log distributed (DUE FRIDAY)
Grammar Practice (Dialogue) (DUE THURSDAY)
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