For the month of Septemeber we are concentrating on the skills of central idea and relevant details.
Root of the week: JECT= to throw (Oct 3-oct 7, 2017) UPDATED: Due to school being cancelled on Friday, we will NOT have any new root words this week. The JECT root word quiz will be this Friday. 10/1/2016.
This week we will focusing on the skills of cause and effect.
Wednesday: Mystery reading comprehension page
Have a great day,
ROOT WORD INFORMATION:
Oct 3-7= JECT
Oct 10-14= JECT
Reading is a semester long class designed to help students with the challenging reading demands of middle school. There is no assigned textbook. Students will read a variety of short stories, newspaper and magazine articles, plays and study both Latin and Greek roots. Each week on Monday, the students will study a list of given roots with the quiz on Friday.
Students will get a list of words that contain the root in class on Monday. The quiz will be Friday. These root word quizzzes are 45% of the grades in this class. Students that study and score well on these assessments normally do well in this class.