Ms. Kittelson 2013-2014
Daily Lessons and Homework August 13-16, 2013

Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Grade 6:


> Make introductions
> Answer some
essential questions
> Share answers to those essential questions
> Discuss the future

Grade 10:

> Make introductions
> Answer some
essential questions
> Share answers to those essential questions
> Discuss the future

Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Grade 6:

> Debrief Day I
> Preview the days ahead
> Read the fictional narrative "
Oscar and the Big Fish"
> Answer questions about the narrative
> Begin completing a
Reader's Companion for "Oscar and the Big Fish"

Grade 10:

> Debrief Day I
> Preview the days ahead
> Read the personal narrative "
Prescilla with Wings"
> Answer questions about the narrative
> Begin writing your own personal narrative

Thursday, August 15, 2013

Grade 6:

> Review the story "
Oscar and the Big Fish"
> Complete a
Readers Companion for "Oscar and the Big Fish"

Grade 10:

> Continue writing your own personal narrative

Friday, August 16, 2013


Grade 6:

> Read "
The Giving Tree"
> Begin completing a Reader's Companion for "
The Giving Tree"

Grade 10:

> Continue writing your own personal narrative, inspired by Oscar Jimenez's "
Prescilla with Wings"

For ideas on how to write a set-up that is replete with sensory details and which foreshadows -- albeit ambiguously -- what is to come later, read the first few paragraphs of Roald Dahl's "
Lamb to the Slaughter."