We read and discussed the end to our novel study. Students viewed the movie trailer and we discussed the differences apparent in this short segment of the film. Students completed their chapter 20-23 questions and began work on the final project, a choice of three responses to the theme and plot of the the story.
We read and continued our work on chapters 20-23. Students visited the library as our last trip before books are returned June 12th. We reviewed our AR goals and discussed strategies for completing these goals by the 12th.
We read and completed our questions for chapters 14-19 that are due for tomorrow. Students continued reading chapters 20-23 independently.
We discussed the discussion questions for chapters 14-19 and completed the personal response questions that are due for next Tuesday. Students continued reading from where we left off on page 158 when finished.
We completed a short quiz on chapters 1-13 and continued our reading to the middle of chapter 20. We will discuss and work on chapter 14-19 questions tomorrow in class before moving on to the conclusion of the novel.
We reviewed chapters 9-12 and read chapter 13 together. Students continued work on their personal response questions for the novel study.
We read and responded to chapters 9-13 of our novel study The Giver. Students received a tracking page and booklet to support the remaining portion of the novel study.
We discussed the responses to chapters 1-5 of The Giver and continued our reading to the middle of chapter 7. Students will read to the end of chapter 9 on Monday before continuing with their response questions.
We presented our one act plays today. These were very entertaining. Congratulations to all my actors and actresses. It takes courage to present in front of peers. Everyone was successful in meeting this challenge. Well done.
While the grade 9s finished their PAT exams, my grade 8 Language Arts classes continued reading chapters 3-5 in The Giver and began responding to the questions related to these chapters.
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