E9 AGENDA 6/4-6/8: Break Week 1

  1. Make sure you know your lexile score.  If you do not, use a 4th grade reading level.
  2. Visit Newsela Sign up for an account if you don’t already have one.
  3. Choose FIVE articles relating to the same topic.  Choose a general idea, such as science, animals, technology, etc..  You have the option to change the reading level so that it matches your own.  On WeChat, send me a copy of each article that you read (you can save it as a PDF).  File name – pd_last_first_article# (article 1, 2, 3, 4, 5)
  4. Write a one paragraph summary for each of your articles.  Do this on one document. File name: pd_last_first_summaries1
  5. Collect a total of 15 vocabulary words from your articles.  File name: pd_last_first_vocab1. Write a letter, a story, or poem using all 15 words correctly.  Underline the words.
  6. If Newsela does not work for you, try the following links to find interesting articles

 HOMEWORK:  Due June 8

  • Submit all your articles, vocabulary, and summaries on WeChat.  Use correct file names (see above).
  • If you are not able to find news articles on your own, let me know. I can share articles on this website if necessary
  • Please WeChat me if you have problems or questions.  I will be available M-F from 10 am until around 4pm.

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