This week we will continue reading and discussing the novel, Hoot by Carl Hiassen. Our focus this week will be on chapters 3-6. Students will be assigned a skill packet to complete for each chapter we read. They will receive time in class to complete their work. Below is a guideline for the week:
Monday (10/16): Read chapter 3
Tuesday (10/17): Chapters 1-3 packet due, read chapter 4
Wednesday (10/18): Read chapter 5
Thursday (10/19): Read chapter 6
Friday (10/20): Chapters 4-6 packet due
Article of the Week
The Article of the Week for this week is titled, Meet the Teenage Girl Who Wants to be a Boy Scout. Students are asked to use close reading strategies practiced in class. This requires students to read each article three times, making meaningful annotations with each read. Students will then answer the scaffolded questions at the end of each article. This assignment is DUE: Monday, Oct. 23. Students will receive some time in class to work on this assignment.