"We must all make the choice between what is right and what is easy."
Reading Log - total minutes at the end of each month!
Vocabulary work: students are to show their knowledge of new vocabulary by using context clues. Context clues can be shown by: 1) an explanation/definition 2) a synonym 3) an antonym 4) an example 5) picture (if applicable). All vocab is to be boxed, while context clues for the word underlined in each assignment.
Tuck Vocab. Prologue-Ch. 4
Tuck vocab. Ch. 5-8 (comic strip)
Tuck vocab. Ch. 9-12 (crossword puzzle)
5 Paragraph Essay Outline
Question: "What is the most important theme in Locomotion?"
5 Paragraph essay rubric
Character Comparison Chart
After reading Chapters 13 and 14 in Tuck Everlasting, students completed the following chart. The expectations were that they found three personality and three physical traits for a character of their choice from Tuck. They were to find evidence from the text for both the physical and personality traits. After finding their traits, students then drew a picture of the character, based upon what evidence they had found.
Tuck Everlasting Annotation Map
Students are expected to have physical features and locations present in the text displayed visually on the front side. On the back, students have certain annotation requirements, as outlined on the below rubric.
Tuck Everlasting Final Project
Students will be creating a project that compares and contrasts two characters, settings, or events within the texts they are reading. They are expected to have three similarities, three differences for each thing being compared, and three total pieces of evidence.