Wednesday, November 30, 2016
Today, we discussed the difference between plot and theme. We focused on the different themes or big ideas from our book Cheyenne Again. Please write about some of the themes you discovered in your reading with your partners or what we read-aloud and give examples. For example, one theme was about treating the Indians unfairly in school when they taught them lies or left out important facts about their culture and some of the battles they had won. Please write four to five sentences with the correct punctuation.
Monday, November 14, 2016
Thanksgiving is just a week away. Many of us will spend time with family and friends. Some of us are even traveling! This holiday gives us time to think about what we are grateful for. Please share some of your favorite traditions that you and your family do during this wonderful holiday! What are your turkey day plans? What are you especially thankful for? Write at lease 3 - 4 well-written sentences please. Remember to watch your punctuation and capital letters. Gobble, gobble!
Wednesday, November 9, 2016
This week we have explored a variety of feature articles and found that each of them engage and inform the reader, have catchy titles, and include quotes from experts. We have started brainstorming topic choices and discussed subheadings/subtitles, which will organize our articles even more. Share with us your topic choice and information about your topic. You may include your subtopics with information as well. Be sure to write four to five complete sentences with the correct spelling, capitalization, and punctuation.
Wednesday, November 2, 2016
We are all enjoying researching and learning new facts and information about our Texas Native American tribes! What tribe are you studying? (Apache, Caddoes, Coahuiltecans, Commanches, Karankawas, or Kiowas) Please share at least 3 to 4 interesting facts you have learned so far. Make sure that you write them in compete sentences using capital letters and periods. Have fun and dig deep for information about your tribe.