For today's writing, students watch a video from Kid President and responded to this question: What are you teaching the world?
Please see the video here.
Students individually practiced QAR with an interesting read on how the law impacts them once they turn 18. They were instructed to do two types of QAR questions per page.
Below is the reading.
Today was the math root assessment. Students were given leveled reading comprehension packets that are due on Monday.
We reviewed the reading skill QAR, which was first introduced in third quarter.
We read a great Greek myth story to practice. Students need to complete two questions for each type of QAR question, totaling eight questions on the assignment.
We played a partner game to review for the root words assessment for Friday.
Students are selecting two prompts from three choices from which to respond. Be mindful of paragraph structure!
Students are completing a worksheet to practice their math roots. The assessment is this Friday!
In partners, students examined another Greek myth "The Origin of the Seasons" to practice active reading. Students completed two of each skill, for a total of twelve responses to the story.
We are reviewing Active Reading today! In doing so, we will read the Greek myth of Echo and Narcissus. Please see the PDF below. Students need to use each of the six active reading strategies TWICE, for a total of 12 responses.
Students tried their hand at a competitive SAT word game. Who will ultimately win, and get the most words correct?
This is the seventh year Mrs. DeWitz has taught Freshman. It is her eighth year at Thornton.