Students will be reading in partnerships throughout the year as a way to participate in "mini book clubs." Each student is expected to have a summary of their nightly reading to post each day in class Tuesday-Friday. Students WILL NOT be expected to read over the weekends.
In addition to their nightly reading, students will also participate in weekly book talks with their partners. They are responsible for preparing for their book talks at home as part of their nightly reading. They will need to write a summary as well as take notes with post its (practicing the various skills discussed in class).
Response to reading homework
Each week I will assign a story to be read. Students will be responsible for writing a response using the graphic organizers below. This assignment will be due each Friday or the last day of the week.