Language Arts: Reading

See links below for assignments and activities.
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Nonfiction Book Groups:

Annotation notes:    Be sure you're annotating as you read! Use sticky notes if you've borrowed a copy of your book!

Information and Resources in order:

  • Click here to view the checklist for updating your websites for second semester student-led conferences!

Middleworld Resources:

*Visual Flow Map: Click on the pictures to make them larger
Chapters 12-15

Chapters 16-19

*Pre-reading activities
  • Jaguar Stones
    •  Explore at “Authors’ Bio” and “Travels in Central and South America” headings
    •  Look at at least two tabs under the “Maya” heading
  • Belize facts for kids
    •  Read the information on this page! What did you already know?
  • Slideshow of images of the jungle in Belize to get an idea of the setting of most of the plot of MiddleworldBe sure to set the filter to “landmarks” as there are 400+ images!
  • **If you have extra time! Belize Country Profile for kids
    • Explore this website. Did you see any information you’d already read? Any new information?

Tic Tac Toe Resources:

What to write when I'm annotating:
20 minutes independent reading with annotating: 3-5 stickies with questions, interesting or unfamiliar vocabulary, noticings (plot elements, writer’s craft, figurative language, conflict, setting, symbolism...), character traits, connections (text to text, text to self, text to world...), etc.

Annotations Fuzel Video.mp4

Schoology codes:
Ingro Period 3: 6GFBD-KG7DX                                Pennington Period 1:
Ingro Period 5:  G7224-WGHJQ                                        Pennington Period 2: 
Ingro Period 6:   XN3CS-9Z6GW

A Long Walk to Water research project resources:

CLICK HERE FOR THE "WELCOME TO READING AND WRITING" SYLLABUS please bring the last page in (or a note) signed that you and your parents have read the information! Turn ONLY the back sheet in SIGNED to your WRITING teacher!

Baseball Card activity: DUE in Reading Fri 8/25: Students created a "baseball card" about themselves, including a picture and some basic info!

Google Classroom Codes:
Ms. Pennington's Period 1: qxol3x2
Ms. Pennington's Period 2: 4v83kqp

Ms. Ingro's Period 3: r nke2i0
Ms. Ingro's Period 5: 8hg9k6
Ms. Ingro's Period 6: 09k42ma

Subpages (1): Words of the Week