English Language Arts


MYTHS AND LEGENDS:

Pandora's Box  (Open Pandora's box)

Daedalus and Icarus (Flying to close to the sun)


What Really Caused the Trojan War  (The face that launched a thousand ships)

King Midas and the Golden Touch (Midas touch, everything he touches turns to gold)

Myth of the Pheonix (Rise from the Ashes)

Legend of the Trojan Horse (Beware of Greeks bearing gifts)




GREAT HORNSPOON LINKS

CHAPTER 3
#1 Southern Cross (after the window opens, enter "Southern Cross" into the search window and press "enter."
CHAPTER 4
CHAPTER 7

CHAPTERS 8-9
CHAPTERS 10-11
     For question #4 on the chapter 10-11 questions, go to this link. If you were absent and didn't do the first 3 questions, check with a friend about how much room you need to leave to answer the questions.
     Skip #5. We won't play this game, so you don't need to leave room.

CHAPTERS 12-13 Discuss ALL of questions #1-4 with your table group, then write the answers. You will only have a short time to discuss, then you are to write quietly ON YOUR OWN following the  directions below for EACH question.
     #1 This answer should be a full opinion paragraph. Remember to have a topic sentence, supporting details (use evidence from the text) and a closing sentence.
     #2 This answer doesn't need a paragraph, but it should be answered in complete sentences. Be sure to answer all of the questions it asks.
     #3 This question can be answered in a few sentences also.
    #4  This answer should be a full opinion paragraph. Remember to have a topic sentence, supporting details (use evidence from the text) and a closing sentence. Be sure to answer ALL of the questions.

CHAPTERS 14-15
     #1     Answer in complete sentences  Serape Picture, Calico Picture
     #2     Write the full paragraph, being sure to follow instructions completely.
     #3     Miner's cradle picture 1, picture 2,

START HERE for class on 2/25/16

CHAPTERS 16-17
--glue the questions in your book. If you have been absent, you will need to leave room for the questions & work you have missed.
      #1     Read the question first, then watch the following video. You may need to take notes. If you need your headphones, get  them from the box at the side of the room. After you watch it, discuss the question with your table group, then answer it in writing. Your answer should be written in the form of an informational paragraph. Don't forget you'll need a topic and closing sentence.

Chapters 16-17, Question #1



     #2 & #3: Discuss BOTH questions with your table group, then write the answers on your own. Be sure to answer in complete sentences.

     #4   You can do this one alone or with some or all of your table group. Click here for a reminder of what similes and metaphors are and the difference between the two. Remember, this time you are looking for METAPHORS only, from chapters 16-17 only.

CHAPTER 18
     #1 Write "Skipped." We are not doing this question.
  
     #2 Watch the video and answer the question.

Chapte 18 Question 2 Video


#3 We are not doing this question. Just write "skipped."






NEWS ELA  Class code: SD2DR2