# September 11, 2012 Writing: Ravenclaw: How do you extend your answer in A-C-E? (Write it down under your Reading Notes section. Gryffindor/Slytherin: Study.

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September 11, 2012 Writing: Ravenclaw: How do you extend your answer in A-C-E? (Write it down under your Reading Notes section. Gryffindor/Slytherin: Study your Capitalization Fill-in-the-Blank Notes and Usage Worksheets.

September 11, 2012 Reading Do Now: How should you extend your answer in A-C-E? - We can extend our answer using our thoughts and opinions about the topic, connection (when we are asked to), and prior knowledge about the topic.

Objectives Writing: Writing: C.O.: Students will be assessed on their knowledge of the rules of capitalization and usage errors. C.O.: Students will be assessed on their knowledge of the rules of capitalization and usage errors. L.O.: Students will read for information and differentiation between tricky words. L.O.: Students will read for information and differentiation between tricky words. Reading: Reading: C.O.: Students will make 3 predictions based on the book jacket of Esperanza Rising. C.O.: Students will make 3 predictions based on the book jacket of Esperanza Rising. L.O.: Students will discuss possible themes, characters, and plot events with peers. L.O.: Students will discuss possible themes, characters, and plot events with peers.

What is a Prediction? A prediction is thinking about something before it happens. A prediction is thinking about something before it happens. Sometimes you feel something is going to happen before it does based on your reading instincts! Sometimes you feel something is going to happen before it does based on your reading instincts! A prediction is kind of like a guess because youre trying to figure out what happens next. An inference is a guess based on context clues (hints). * When you infer, you act as a detective.

3 Predictions on Esperanza Rising I predict that shes flying because it looks like shes in the air. I predict that shes flying because it looks like shes in the air. I predict that a miracle happens and it made her walk and shes jumping in happiness. I predict that a miracle happens and it made her walk and shes jumping in happiness. I predict that something happened on a day and she started to like change and be free. I predict that something happened on a day and she started to like change and be free. I predict that she has a wonderful life and she has friends to play with. I predict that she has a wonderful life and she has friends to play with.

3 Predictions on Esperanza Rising I predict that she starts to have a nice life with nice houses and servants and one day something happens and her life starts to change. I predict that she starts to have a nice life with nice houses and servants and one day something happens and her life starts to change. Something tragic! Something tragic! I predict that shes working with farmers and she has good friends to play with and then her life is changing her. I predict that shes working with farmers and she has good friends to play with and then her life is changing her. I predict that she is having a good life at first and then her mom comes along and gives her bad news and they lose their house. I predict that she is having a good life at first and then her mom comes along and gives her bad news and they lose their house.

3 Predictions on Esperanza Rising I predict that in the beginning of the story, Esperanza will get bullied by other people because of her race. I predict that in the beginning of the story, Esperanza will get bullied by other people because of her race. I predict that she has a great life and a Great Depression comes through her whole city and there is no food and then she tries to help around, etc. I predict that she has a great life and a Great Depression comes through her whole city and there is no food and then she tries to help around, etc. I predict that shes having problems with farming. I predict that shes having problems with farming. I predict that she lives without her mother she has to live alone or she can live with her friends at the farm and she is trying to make her mom get medicine or make her feel better. I predict that she lives without her mother she has to live alone or she can live with her friends at the farm and she is trying to make her mom get medicine or make her feel better.

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