October 10, 2016

Find all homework here.  See the plan for each below.

Students completed a pre-test leading up to the introduction of the different types of context clues authors may include to help the reader figure out a more difficult word’s meaning.  Students completed the pre-test before receiving another ten to complete at home before class tomorrow.

Students reviewed the meanings of simile, metaphor, and personification, our first three types of figurative language to study this year.  Student will identify the type of figurative language found in thirty sample sentences.

Students were reminded of the importance of using the correct word when confronted with commonly confused words.  Students will select the correct word from each of the thirty pairs of commonly confused words embedded in the paragraph.