Tuesday-Wednesday, October 23-24, 2012: Cross Curricular Critical Reading

1) GO TO WWW.MATHEWSMSB.WORDPRESS.COM

2) SELECT TODAY’S DATE: October 23, 2012:

3) Read these directions first

4) ******BEFORE YOU READ*******

 

ANSWER THESE QUESTIONS IN: The reply box at the bottom of page:

  • 1) What is an orphan? (complete sentence)
  • 2) Do you know anyone who is an orphan?  Who? (complete sentence)
  • 3) How do you think it feels to be an orphan? (complete sentence)

5) Find a partner

6) Read the article out loud to each other

7) See Mrs. Mathews for the themed vocabulary and identifying non-fiction elements sheets

8) Complete sheets together

9) Turn in by the end of class (whatever is not finished, will be homework)( This will be useful when completing the non-fiction elements activity) What is an objective summary: A summary that provides a central idea in a story with supporting evidence but does not show any bias or personal opinion.

Article: http://www.scholastic.com/scopemagazine/PDFs/SCOPE-102212-Nonfiction.pdf

Complete the themed vocabulary as you read as well as the identifying non-fiction elements activity. (See Ms. Mathews)

When you finish:

Watch these 2 news stories: http://www.cnn.com/2008/LIVING/wayoflife/12/24/orphan.trains/index.html

http://shine.yahoo.com/work-money/michaela-deprince-ballerina-dances-war-torn-childhood-202100823.html

Complete your study by comparing and contrasting the lives of the the modern day orphan and the historical one. (See Ms. Mathews for a chart)

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64 thoughts on “Tuesday-Wednesday, October 23-24, 2012: Cross Curricular Critical Reading

  1. 1.) An orphan is a child whose parents are dead.

    2.) My cousin is an orphan.

    3.) I think it’s devastating to be an orphan.

  2. Orphan to me means a homeless child
    No I do not know any orphans
    feeling like and orphan would be lonely confused and scared

  3. An orphan is someone who is searching for a mother or father because they don’t have one. No , I do not know an orphan or I have never met one. I think it feels very left out and alone to be an orphan.

  4. An orphan is an abandoned or parent less child.
    No, i do not know any orphans.
    Being an orphan probably feels like your all by yourself with no one that cares for you.

  5. An Orphan is a person that has lost both of their parents.

    No, I do not know anyone that is an Orphan.

    I think it would feel terrible to be an orphan, loosing both of your parents must really feel like you don’t really have anything left.

  6. An orphan is a child that has been either abandoned by their parents or parents are dead. No, I don’t know anyone who is an orphan. It could feel unneeded, unimportant, unwanted, like the world is so cruel.

  7. 1Orphan mean when a child Parents die and they send them to homeless place were kids don’t have a home.
    2 No I dont have anyone who been a orphan
    3 And no it not because some People think it sad and they dont a parent

  8. A orphan is a child who don’t have a home or parents.
    No I don’t know anybody thats a orphan.
    I think they feel sad and lonely.

  9. The definition of Orphan Is a child without a parent: A child Whose parents are both dead or who has been abandon. It would feel scary and cold and lonely without anybody to love and trust.

  10. The definition of orphan Is a child without parent: A child whose parents are both deadm or who has been abandon. It feel scary and lonely without anyone to love and trust and too be with all the time.

  11. 1.An orphan means that there parents are dead are there parents where abandoned

    2.No, I don’t know anyone thats and orphan

    3. I think it would feels terrible because you don’t have no one to talk to

  12. 1. Orphan means a child who doesn’t have a stable place to live.
    2. I don’t know any orphans.
    3. I think it feels like nobody loves you or your unwanted if your an orphan.

  13. 1.Orphan is a child whose parents are dead.
    2.yes I do know someone that is an orphan.
    3. I think it will lonely and depression with your parents to there.

  14. Katrice Brown

    1.) Orphan: a child deprived by death of one or usually both parents
    2.) No, I do not know anyone who is an orphan.
    3.) I think being an orphan will feel sad and abounded.

  15. A orphan is a child left abanded and have nowhere else to go but to a organization.
    No I don’t know anybody who is a orphan.
    I think it feels like you lonely and hard to trust because you don’t know anybody else.

  16. An orphan child is a person who is abandoned by their parents.

    My Bestfriend is an orphan child.

    I think it’s very devastating to be an orphan

  17. A orphan child Is a child who is abandoned by there parents.

    Yes my cousin because his parents past.

    I think they feel unwanted sometimes.

  18. An orphan is a child who has no parents.

    No I do not know anyone that is an orphan.

    I think it feels awful to be an orphan

  19. Orphan is a child are teen has been abandon or parents has died.yes I know someone who is an orphan.no it’s not the best life to have.

  20. A orphan is someone that doesn’t have a family or they’re family haves died .
    No I don’t know anyone that is a orphan.
    I think it’s not fun and it’s sad .

  21. 1.an orphan is a child who has been left without a guardian or parent.
    2.bowwow from likemike was an orphan
    3.i believe being an orphan is lonely , tradjic and disturbing

  22. 1) an orphan is an child that don’t know who there parents are

    2) no I don’t know anybody in my family that is orphan

    3) well I think it feel lonely because you have nobody to talk or love it’s like u alone with nobody u hug or kiss

  23. 1) a orphan is child that has no mother or father ; Abandon
    2) yes my cussing are orphan
    3) I think to be and orphan is horrible .

  24. A orphan child is a child who is abandoned by there parents.
    No I don’t know anyone that’s an orphan.
    I think they feel really unwanted.

  25. 1. An orphan is a child who has been abandon or parents who has die
    2. I dont know anybody who is an orphan
    3. I think it feels horrible to be alone without a family member there for you.

  26. The movie “Like Mike” the main character didn’t have any parents.

    They probably feel left out or out of place because they don’t have any parents like others who have parents.

  27. 1.)An orphan is a child who’s parents are dead.
    2.) I do not know anyone who’s parents are dead.
    3.) I think it feels terrible to not have any parents in your life.

  28. -A Orphan is a child without their parent.
    -No I don’t know anyone that is a Orphan.
    -I think the kids that are Orphans are lonely and sad.

  29. 1. An orphan is a person/child with no parentel guardian In their life. Therefore they belong to the state.
    2. I don’t know anyone who is an orphan.
    3. I think it would feel isolated and unwanted to be an orphan

  30. 1)A orphan to me is a person parents left he/she in a place where children without families live ,or their parents die. 2)No I do not know anyone who are a orphan. 3)I think a orphan feels left out of the world plotting and waiting on someone to show them love like a real loving family isolated away from life.

  31. 1 . An orphan is a child who is abandoned .
    2 . No , I don’t not know anybody who is an orphan
    3 . I don’t know . Really don’t care .

  32. 1. An orphan is a child who has been abandon.
    2. My baby sister cousin auntie moma daughter is an orphan.
    3. I think its feel horrible to be a orphan , because you really don’t have anybody & you don’t have your regular parents .

  33. 1. An orphan is someone with no family.
    2. No, I don’t know anyone that is or was an orphan.
    3. I don’t know and I don’t want to know.

  34. A Orphan is a child that’s been given up by the parent to a home which is a foster home and basically a orphan is a foster kid.

    No I don’t know any orphans and I don’t want to meet one because they are too depressed for me to be around.

    I think it’s sad to be an orphan because you don’t really know who your parents are unless they come and see you or when you were younger they had you around but they couldn’t take care of you properly.

  35. 1. An orphan is a child who hs lose his or her mother and don’t have they birth parents.
    2. No, I don’t know an orphan
    3. I think it may be very hard for that child

  36. 1.) an orphan is a child who has been abandoned by their parents.
    2.) no I do not know anyone who’s an orphan.
    3.) I think an orphan feels unloved, alone, and confused.

  37. An Orphan is a child that doesn’t have parents due to death.

    No, I don’t know an orphan…& no I wouldn’t want to meet one cause they got PROBLEMS.

    I Think it’s Terrible that kids don’t have parents, then they don’t know who their family is & where they come from…

  38. 1) An orphan is a child that was abandoned and is takin in or adopted by a different family.

    2) Yes I know a orphan. She lives down the street from me.

    3) The way I think it feels to be an orphan is its sad and upsetting to know that you can’t see your real parents.

  39. 1. To me to be an orphan means that you have no parents to take care of you either because of death or abandonment. 2. No I do not know an orphans. 3. I think that if i were an orphan

  40. 1:what is a orphan…. An orphan is a child without biological parents.
    2:yes I know a orphan. He live by my cousin
    3:it probably feels horrible

  41. 1. An orphan is a child with no parents or family.
    2. My cousin is an orphan, both of her parents has deceased and she’s on her own now.
    3. I think to be an orphan it’ll be outrageous for me. I don’t know what I’d do without my parents and their guidance.

  42. Yes my friend is an orphan and she said she never saw her mom and she be so sad because she see people with they mom and dad that she doesnt have

  43. 1:a orphan is a child, that ethier has a unstabled home, maybe a lost of parents, and no family that can take them in.
    2:my friend is a orphan
    3: I think its scary and heartbreaking to be in a orphanage .

  44. An orphan is someone who is searching for a mother or father because they don’t have one. No , I do not know an orphan or I have never met one. I think it feels very left out and alone to be an orphan.

  45. 1.)A orphan is a unfortunate child that doesn’t have a family that lives in a orphanage with a foster family.
    2.) No, I don’t know anybody that’s a orphan.
    3.) I would feel mad and sad I say sad because I would think my own parents didn’t want me and mad because I would want to know why I was sent & know was it for the best.

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