It's a New Year

Strategic Readers and Writing from our Hearts

OPINION WRITING

We will be writing "Go Green" opinion pieces. We will focus on persuasive and opinion language. We will explore how our words can express our opinions and share our thoughts with others.


Here are some things you can try at home: http://www.buffalo.edu/youhavethepower/homeconv.html

READING NON FICTION TEXT STRUCTURES

We will be studying the following text structures: chronological order, cause and effect, problem and solution, compare and contrast. We will look at the purpose and ask why? We will also use the clue words within the text to dig deeper with our comprehension.


We will continue our Reading is Thinking Homework, 100 minutes a week.