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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

April 16, 2013: News

Objectives: Students will use media to gain understanding of current events. Students will think critically about current events. Before you view: 1) What is one thing that happened in the US this week that you heard about? 2) What did you feel after you learned about this event? 3) Look up two things that happened … Continue reading

April 15th: 2013: Tone and Mood-More Practice

Objective: Students will understand tone and mood and the difference. Students will practice identifying the tone and/or mood of a story. Let’s take a look at some videos to help us understand: Watch this Power Point Presentation:,1,Tone and Mood Take this quiz: Show Ms. Mathews’ your score.