+ Monday, March 10, 2014 Choose from one of these genres and write a short story that utilizes all of the words of the week: Mystery or Suspense Historical Fiction Science Fiction or Futuristic Humorous Fiction (No current day “real” people can be included) When finished work another subject of your choice. (No talking).
+ Tuesday, March 11, 2014 List 10 subordinating conjunctions. Label the following sentence: Anywhere I go in my house, my dog follows me. Bring Touching Spirit Bear by Ben Mikaelsen Monday, March 10, 2014 Word of the Week Tomorrow assess Adverb Clauses on junoed.com Practice Prior SkillsLearning Goals
+ Word of the Week preclude (v): to prevent or exclude Just because his dad is a judge does not preclude him from obeying the law. Do not let money preclude you from going on the mission trip because the church offers scholarships.
+ Access Prior Knowledge Subordinating conjunctions are used to attach a _______________ clause to an ___________________ clause. When a sentence starts with a subordinating conjunction and an adverb clause, a ________________ must inserted into the sentence before the independent clause. A _____________ is not needed if the independent clause starts the sentence followed by a subordinating conjunction leading the ____________________ clause. Adverb clauses act like adverbs in the sense that they modify ____________, ________________, and ______________. Adverb Clauses and Subordinating Conjunctions
+ Guided Practice Though I walk in the midst of trouble, God will revive me. When pride comes, then comes shame. When the righteous are in authority, the people rejoice. If you love me, keep my commandments. Diagram and label the following:
+ Guided Practice Cole Matthews knelt defiantly in the bow of the aluminum skiff as he faced forward into a cold September wind. Even though he had agreed to wear them until he was freed on the island to begin his banishment Cole strained at the cuffs. If it had meant avoiding jail he would have worn a cowbell around his neck. Each time he got into trouble, he was warned to shape up because this was his last chance. Punctuate the following and underline the independent clause:
+ Exit Assessment Punctuate and diagram the following sentence. Then underline the independent clause. Whatever he thought might happen he could always count on having one more last chance.
+ Wednesday, March 12, 2014 The purpose of an adverb clause is the same as an adverb: to modify _________________, ________________, and ______________. _____________________ are words that start adverb clauses. When diagramming the __________________ clause always goes on bottom and the ____________________ always sits on the diagonal dotted line. A phrase does Not contain a _____________ and ___________ while a ____________________ does. Assess Subordinating Conjunctions Review results of assessment Practice Prior SkillsLearning Goals
+ Assessment Assess the knowledge and comprehension of Subordinating conjunctions and adverbial clauses on junoed.com: Adverb Clause 1.
+ Closing What did you do well on this assessment? What challenged or confused you on this assessment? Review of Assessment
+ Thursday, March 13, 2014 _________________ means to prevent or exclude. _________________ to praise or compliment something. ________________ means high praise or distinction. _________________ means to devise a creative plan. ________________ means to come to mind. Preview Touching Spirit Bear Read and comprehend Chapters 1-2 of Touching Spirit Bear. Practice Prior SkillsLearning Goals
+ Activate Background Knowledge Choose three words that come to mind when then thinking about justice: 1. Punishment 2. make the punishment fit the crime 3. Fairness 4. Victim’s rights 5. Severity of the crime 6. Rehabilitation 7. Perpetrator’s age 8. Remorse 9. Probation 10. Mercy 11. Incarceration What words come to mind when hear the word justice?
+ Activate Background Knowledge Use the three words you chose to fill in the following: One important element of justice is _________________. Without it ______________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________. A second necessity of justice is ___________________. Because _____ ______________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________. Finally, I chose ___________________. Omitting this would mean ____ ______________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________. What words come to mind when hear the word justice?
+ Make a Prediction: I predict ______________________ _______________________________________________. What I knowWhat I want to knowWhat I learned Fill out this K-W-L Chart before, during and after you read. Read Chapters 1-4 by Monday, March 17, 2014.
+ Friday, March 14, 2014 Summarize Chapter 1 Finish reading and comprehending chapters 1-4 of Touching Spirit Bear by Monday, March17, 2014. Comprehend by using the KWL graphic organizer from yester. Practice Prior SkillsLearning Goals
+ The Kermode bear is a real bear; An estimated 400-1000 are currently in existence and live in the central and northern coast of British Columbia, Canada. These are not albino bears because they have brown eyes and a brown nose. It is illegal to hunt this bear. The Kermode bear is 4-6 ft in length and weighs between 150-300 lbs. It is an omnivore, eating plants, insects, deer, spawning salmon, and dead animals. They usually live alone and up to 25 years. The spirit bear symbolizes wisdom, peace, and harmony.