HW: A & C: Worksheet on parallel structure
HW: DEG: To, Two, Too worksheet
A&C: Catch up on reading. DEG: Rough drafts of fractured tales due tomorrow.
A&C: Quiz on first 135 pages of Far Far Away.
All groups worked on fractured fairy tale assignment, paying attention to requirements in the focus correction areas.
FCA #1: At least 5 fairy tale elements labeled 50 points
FCA#2: Original tale recognizable but changed significantly 30 points
FCA#3: Playful, over the top language, rich, imaginative, funny and school appropriate. 20 points.
HW: Rough drafts due tomorrow for A& C blocks only.
Quizzes on Far Far Away for A&C blocks will be on Tuesday. Tuesday will be the last day for pairs to work on their fractured fairy tales in class, so plan accordingly.
Worked on fractured fairy tales today. HW: Make sure you are caught up on your reading in Far Far Away and are up to date on writing your fairy tale. Rough drafts of your fairy tales are due next Wednesday, May 27th. You will have time to work on them in class next Tuesday. Quiz on Far Far Away for DEG tomorrow, up to page 86. A & C will have a quiz up to page 135 next Tuesday.
Reviewed blog postings. Worked on planning fractured fairy tales. HW: Complete both sides of planning sheet for Fractured Fairy Tale Assignment.
Start thinking about a fractured fairy tale you might like to write. For this assignment, you will be taking a traditional fairy tale and changing parts of it, such as setting or theme. HW: None due to MCAS
All Classes: MCAS tomorrow and Friday, so there is a homework assignment posted in Edmodo that is due Monday. If and only if you have technical difficulties, you can read the three attached tales and write a 250 word journal entry(see parameters below) about it. I prefer that you submit the assignment in Edmodo. Little Louse and Little Flea
The Bremen Town Musicians
The Girl Without Hands.
Classwork: Honors: 10 percent summary. Non-honors: Homework quiz, discussion and listen to recording.
Parameters for Journal Entry:
Be sure to do the following:
-Give the gist (main idea/lesson) of each tale.
-Look for patterns/repetition. You could mention other tales here as well.
-Respond personally, say what surprised you
-Anything else you notice...
All Classes: Homework quiz on "Rumpelstiltskin."
All Classes: Homework: Read "Rapunzel."