Read Aloud
Reading
Writing
Word Work
Ms. Elder
100

Which read aloud did we watch the movie of?

Wonder

100

What is the difference between fiction and nonfiction?

Fiction is a made up story and nonfiction is real/true.

100

What type of writing is it when you teach your audience about something you are an expert on?

Informational 

100

The root word "uni" means what?

One.

100

Where is Ms. Elder moving?

New York

200

In the short story "The Lottery", how did the character Tessie die?

She was stoned. 

200

What is the difference between internal and external character traits?

Internal is what the character is like on the inside and cannot be seen. External traits are on the outside and can be seen. 

200

List the steps of the writing process in order. 

Think, plan, draft, revise, edit, publish 

200

Which two languages do most root words come from?

Latin and Greek

200

How old is Ms. Elder?

24

300
In the book "Tight", what unsafe activity did Mike convince Bryan and little Kevin to do that got little Kevin into trouble?

Subway surfing

300

What two pieces of information do you need to make an inference?

Background or prior knowledge and text evidence. 

300

Name each finger when we use our hand to consider "whole hand topic"

Thumb- introduction

Three middle fingers- body paragraphs

Pinky- conclusion

300

Define synonym and antonym. 

Synonym is a word that means the same and an antonym is opposite. 

300
What is Ms. Elder's favorite animal?

Dolphin

400

What two words can we use to describe the leader Emperor Qin from our read aloud "You Wouldn't Want to Build the Great Wall of China"?

Ruthless and cruel

400

In a nonfiction book, what can you use to help you find the main idea?

Text features, repeating words/images/ideas

400

How many sentences should be in a body paragraph?

5 to 8

400

What do the letters in FANBOYS stand for?

For, and, nor, but, or, yet, so

400

What is Ms. Elder allergic to? (Be specific!)

Tree nuts

500

Which social issue can we connect our read aloud "A Long Walk to Water" to?

Immigration

500

What is theme and give an example of a theme from on of our read alouds?

Theme is the life lesson from the book. 

Possible Examples: Sometimes the fun choices aren't the right choices (Tight) 

It's not about what someone looks like on the outside. (Wonder)

500

What two strategies do we have for adding detail to narrative writing? Name them and list what they include. 

5 senses: see, hear, smell, taste, feel

5 Ws: who, what, where, when, why

500
How many parts of speech are there? List them. 

8. Adjective, verb, noun, adverb, preposition, conjunction, interjection, pronoun

500

What country did Ms. Elder live in for 6th months in college?

Italy

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