Thursday, December 17, 2015

How do Define a Comic Book?

Comics have thought and speech bubbles

Comic Strips also use onomatopoeia to emphasize sound.

 Onamatopoeia Lesson (Video)
Creating a Summary       Peanuts

Comic Strips are a great way to encourage reading and writing.

Who is your favorite comic?
1. Read a Comic Strip on-line use the following resources or something similar. 
 Check out popular or new comics 

Comic Strips and Funny Pages
Then be ready to share "Your" comic.

Cut into parts and have students place in order.Garfield Comics All comics since starting at 1978

Retell your story using the story sequencing chart Sequence Chart


Story Retelling: Use the following strip (Marked 1-5) to retell the story your reading. Studies show “Story retelling is an effective teaching and assessment tool that enables the reader to focus on specific elements of the story structure." Taken from Story Retelling Research

Santa's Reindeer

Santa's Reindeer

Story Behind Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

Rainforest Tribe_Achieve Article

Found! An Amazon Rainforest Tribe Achieve Article. Many people say that everyone should be part of the modern world. What do you think?

What are the threats from the outside world that would endanger the existence of the tribal peoples who live in the Amazon rainforest?
View the The Unconquered Video


The Unconquered: Brazil's People of the Arrow 

Rain Forest Foundation 

Some Isolated Tribes in the Amazon Are Initiating Contact  Uncontacted-amazon-tribes-peru-brazil/

Article of the Week_ Wolf

Alaska Notebook Series
Making Connections: Think aloud, "I wonder how how many pack of wolves live on the island? Has anyone seen the lone gray wolf on Walden Point Road?"

Make predictions: Review a few key words or pictures
Then make a prediction about the content of the text.

 Gray Wold Outreach

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.6.2.f   Provide a concluding statement or section that follows from the information or explanation presented.