After a they read over their material I review the questions they will be asked to answer at the end of the lesson on their Rubric for 8 Paragraph Mini-Essay questionnaire. I then go to chapter 6 and find a a few sentences that describe his physical characteristics. I next ask another student to discuss a section of his Venn Characterization Graphic Organizer for Junior and Rowdy. I share this process by using the docucamera I use a students organizer as a model and ask her to read and analyze an excerpt using the docucamera for the class to see. Http: //www. To model finding text dependent evidence which is required in the common core standard, I first think aloud by asking myself What are some of Junior's physical characteristics? HtmlTo view our printable materials, you must download the latest version of the free Adobe Acrobat software.
ReadWriteThink has a variety of resources for out-of-school use. I gave my students a Twitter Page for Junior so they can keep an ongoing diary of the main events in each chapter.
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3 paragraph essay rubric. They are asked to twitter after each chapter read.
Readwritethink. This Twitter Page was co-designed with one of my colleagues, Joe Mastronardi, while we were discussing the weeks lessons for this novel.
Visit our Parent Afterschool Resources section to learn more. I look at my Twitter Page and read that in chapter 6 he was described in great detail. Our lesson plans are written and reviewed by educators using current research and the best instructional practices and are aligned to state and national standards.