Posted in May 2013

May 29th, 2013: Muhammad Ali….Context Clues….What???

Objective: Students will use context clues to determine unknown word meanings. Agenda: 1) Think about how you find out the meaning of unknown words. 2) What are context clues? 3) Practice using context clues. 4) Understand why its important to use context clues. Why¬† “?” of the day: Why should I care? In college, you … Continue reading


May 10th: 2013: Main Idea

Objectives: Students will read for information and connection to a topic. Students will be able to understand and practice main idea.   1) Select an article from one of the magazine or an article of your choice. 2) Complete the main idea organizer for your article. (Copy and Paste the organizer in the comment box … Continue reading


May 7th, 2013: In the mind of the gifted student: Insects

Objectives: 1) Students will discover the world of entomology¬†and appreciate nature’s powers. 2) Students will creatively think of ways insects contribute to our society. 3) Students will demonstrate their understanding of the creature world and its interconnectedness. Do Now: Go to the following website and blog about the following questions: 1) Do you like … Continue reading