Reading Week of 9/17

Monday: 1st Read of Two Tickets to Freedom in Open Court
Tuesday: Continue 1st read
Wednesday: 2nd Read
Thursday: Review
Friday: Summary/Vocabulary test

Vocabulary Words:

  1. fugitives: persons who run away
  2. sympathetic:  showing kind feelings toward others 
  3. asserted:  said firmly
  4. abolitionist:  a person who wants to end slavery
  5. indignantly:  with anger

Reading Skill:

Drawing Conclusions- readers draw conclusions when they take small pieces of information from the text about a character or story event and use the information to make a statement about the character or event.  The conclusion may not be stated in the text but should be supported by examples from the text.