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1 All Summer in a Day Short Story Unit

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3 Define in Your Notes: Context clues- Synonym- Antonym-

4 Define in Your Notes: Context clues- words or phrases around an unfamiliar word Context clues- Synonym- A word with a similar definition to another word Antonym- A word with the opposite definition to another word

5 Agenda: September 15 th Day 3 (pd 9/10) Bell Ringer: Choose 2 of the vocabulary words and use them in your own original sentence. SSR Go over vocab definitions, synonyms, antonyms, and HW Connect to story All Summer in a Day Practice reading strategies with All Summer in a Day

6 Vocabulary Intermixed Slackening Vital Tumultuously Resilient Savor

7 Definitions During the parade, people were intermixed along the packed streets. Intermixed: mixed together Synonym(s): mingled, blended Antonym(s): separated

8 The dying mans strength was slackening. Slackening: slower or losing energy Synonym(s): easing, lessening Antonym(s): increasing, intensifying

9 Food and water are vital for survival. Vital: extremely important or absolutely necessary Synonym(s): crucial, key Antonym(s): unimportant, insignificant

10 The students ran tumultuously to lunch. Tumultuously: something done with great noise or confusion Synonym(s): wildly Antonym(s): cautious, careful, quiet

11 Agenda: September 16 th Day 4 Bell Ringer Homework check/SSR Go over HW Remaining 2 words: resilient and savor Finish questions on HW Connect to story All Summer in a Day Begin story

12 Bell Ringer 1.What is the difference between a synonym and an antonym? 2.Name one antonym for vital. 3.Name one synonym for intermixed.

13 Rubber is a resilient material. Resilient: Something or someone that can bounce back to its original shape even after a lot of stress or strain Synonym(s): flexible Antonym(s): rigid, inflexible

14 Eric savored his hot fudge sundae. Savor: tasted or enjoyed with great delight Synonym(s): appreciated, enjoyed, relished Antonym(s): disliked, hated

15 Genre: Science Fiction Setting: VenusVenus

16 Agree or Disagree? The weather has an effect on peoples moods. It is easier to fit in if you do what everyone else is doing. In the future, humans will be able to live on other planets. If it were possible to go to another planet, I would go.

17 Agenda: September 16 th Day 4 Pd. 9/10 Bell Ringer: In 2-3 complete sentences, use the reading strategy connect with your SSR book. SSR Pass up homework from yesterday Read beginning of All Summer in a Day as a class, finish with group Start HW

18 Agenda: September 19 th Day 5 Bell Ringer Name one person you know that is resilient. Write down an example that shows they are resilient. What is the setting of All Summer in a Day? What is the genre of All Summer in a Day? SSR Continue reading All Summer in a Day and practice reading strategies Work on questions with a partner

19 Agenda: September 19 th Day 5 Pd. 9/10 Bell Ringer Name one person you know that is resilient. Write down an example that shows they are resilient. What details from the story indicate that Margot remembers the sun? Who is the leader of the class when the teacher leaves the room? SSR Complete the following tasks, in this order: 1.Finish All Summer in a Day questions. You may work with your partner. 2.Type story ending independently, post it on moodle. 3.Play game Synonym Toast and/or do a post on moodle for your SSR book Last 15 minutes: Discuss story/questions

20 Agenda: September 21st Day 1 Put your flash cards on your desk. Bell Ringer: Complete your bingo card by putting one term in each box. Read at your seat until everyone is finished. Review Bingo Book Talks Finish reading All Summer in a Day and practicing reading strategies Start HW questions

21 Thursdays Quiz Predict Visualize Connect Clarify Evaluate Question Resilient Intermix Vital Tumultuously Savor slackening

22 If I Stay By Gayle Forman Genre: Realistic Fiction Setting: Hospital, flashbacks Main Characters: Mia, her family, and BF Adam

23 The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas by John Boyne Genre: Historical Fiction Setting: World War II Concentration Camp Main Characters: Bruno and Schumel

24 Agenda: September 21 st Day 1 Pd. 9/10 Put story endings on your desk Bell Ringer: Complete your bingo card by putting one term in each box. Read at your seat until everyone is finished. Review Bingo Book Talks Discuss story questions Read and comment on All Summer in a Day endings


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