Presentation on theme: "Tom Sawyer: Essay Prewriting Take out your Writers Notebook; Write down your homework; Chapter 14 Response due! BOOK CLUBS MEET TOMORROW!"— Presentation transcript:
Tom Sawyer: Essay Prewriting Take out your Writers Notebook; Write down your homework; Chapter 14 Response due! BOOK CLUBS MEET TOMORROW!
BOOK CLUBS Book Clubs Meet Tomorrow! Book and green bookmark should be in class. TODAY ONLY You have an opportunity to earn the privilege of bringing snacks to Book Club.
Sacred Writing Time Did you come to class with an idea to write about? As soon as class starts, quietly make that pencil dance! Its February 19. Today is National Chocolate Mint Day. What confection** made with chocolate and mint do you prefer? Trivial Fact of the Day: Stuntmen use bottles and glass windows made of sugar. Interesting Quote of the Day: A wise woman puts a grain of sugar into everything she says to a man, and takes a grain of salt with everything he says to her. --Helen Rowland (American journalist and humorist) **Vocabulary Word of the Day: confection (noun) – this word has two acceptable meanings: 1) a sweet dish or delicacy; or 2) an elaborately constructed thing, especially one that isnt necessary. Have you ever seen a building or piece of furniture that might be called a confection?
Essay Prompt Assigned Chapters for the week Quiz combined and moved to next week.
Silent Reading As you are reading, mark passages you feel would help you to answer the prompt question.
Exit Ticket On your index card, record one of your found passages. Explain the connection to the prompt.