Reading Week of 10/18

Monday: Read a selection with a partner, identify the story elements, and analyze and verify the theme or motive and character traits.          Examine the texts for examples of writer’s craft to be used in student writing, focusing on sensory detail, point of view, and characterization with (or without) dialogue.
 Write the first draft of a personal response to the theme, considering the techniques of writer’s craft studied in previous lessons.
Tuesday: continued from Monday
Wednesday: continued from Monday/Tuesday
Thursday: same as Mon-Wed, but done independently
Friday: Thursday's lesson continued