Friday, January 25, 2013

Next Week's Objectives

Next week...

Reading:  Fairytales, Fables, and Legends. Students will be comparing different versions of the same tale.

Essential Questions:
*How do readers identify the moral, lesson, or theme of folktales and fables?

*Why do you think it is important to compare different versions of the same tale?
(See if your child can answer these questions!)

Writing: Using verbs. (past, present, future)  Writing small moment stories.  We will work on changing our small moment stories to many moment stories.

Review of  our writing strategies:
*Strong leads
*Adding dialogue
*Close-in endings
*Show, Not Tell
*comeback lines
*research details

(Ask your child what these mean and how they use them in their writing!)