Monday: Due: Japan Virtual trip presentation :Three slides(one hotel, two cultural places)
Service Learning with Aina
2nd period Kamaole III -story maps and writing quatrains for watersheds
Start yourCompare contrast essay, rough draft written in class. Compare the protagonist in Where the Mountain Meets the Moon (Minli) with a protagonist from another book or movie you have read or seen. For example Minli and Luke Skywalker from Star Wars both went on a journey that changed their viewpoints in life. This could be your thesis statement written in the last sentence of your first paragraph. Minli realized how important her family is, even if they were not rich. She also realized by being thankful they became rich. This essay should be three paragraphs, one page long. We will talk more in class about ideas for essay.
We will start the essay in class on Wednesday, Final essay will be due on Monday.
Throughout the week we will be working on Story Maps for our Waikamoi Trip and Waihe'e trip
Tuesday Guest Speaker East Maui Watershed
IXL: Proper Nouns due Thursday
Common and proper nouns
Thursday Field trip to Waikamoi with East Maui Watershed and Nature Conservancy
Friday start book, Escaping the Giant Wave,
Plural Nouns due Monday
Current Event due Friday
Homework for the weekend Due Monday
T.3Form plurals: review
T.4Form and use plurals: review
No Service Learning this week.
Finish History of Math
Japan Virtual Trip
Tuesday Virtual Work
In Where the Mountain Meets the Moon there are questions on pages 282-283 you will answer on a google doc or in an email, questions 6-10. Please answer with complete sentences.
6. When Minli meets buffalo boy and is taken to his home, she feels a tightness in her throat when she thinks of her home in contrast with the boys home. What does she have that the buffalo boy does not have? What does buffalo boy have that she does not have?
7. Minli is faced with a difficult decision when she reaches the old man of the moon. She can only ask one question. Which question does she ask? Why does she ask that question? What question would you ask the old man of the moon?
8. Ma says stories are worthless, but stories play an important role throughout Minli’s adventure. How did stories help Minli and others reach their goals? How did stories help characters change and develop throughout the book? Do you think stories are important?
9. Many stories are told within the main story of where the mountain meets the moon. Which is your favorite?
10. If you could meet one of the characters in the book,who would it be? Why? What would you talk about?
SBAC test test
Thursday computer Lab and outdoor classroom
we will be integrating Science and ELA to prepare for our field trip to Waikamoi.
Friday current event due
Field trip preparation integrating Writing Story Maps with ELA and Science
This is your Virtual Work for Wednesday April 13. I will be at school and yes, I will miss each and every one of you. This needs to be done by 6pm Wednesday. We have not covered adverbs in this in class, so you may need to research adverbs to teach yourself. This is a good lesson in independent learning -a 21st century skill:Adjectives that compare
Mahalo for doing so well on your Figurative Language test. Have a wonderful Wednesday,"May the force be with you."
Remember to bring head phones/earbuds for Thursday.Working with Grammar: Homonyms, Homophones, Homographs
Figurative Language test Tuesday,
Alliteration Onomatopoeia Simile Metaphor Idiom Personification
(I did not include puns and allusion on the test)
Virtual Trip to Japan Three visits to cultural sites in a city and Three visits to cultural sites in the country. Required
IXL: Due Wednesday
Wednesday Virtual Day : WORK TBA
Rest get a good night sleep for Thursday ELA SBAC testing in the morning!
(by the end of the week we will know all of these)
Alliteration is the repetition of sounds at the beginning of nearby words.
What a lucky little lady you are!
An allusion is a brief reference to something or someone well known, often from history or literature.
"I'd better get home before I turn into a pumpkin!" Lila remarked.
An idiom is an expression that cannot be understood literally. Its meaning must be learned.
The assignment was a piece of cake.
A simile uses like or as to compare two things that are not actually alike.
The cat's fur was as dark as the night.
A metaphor compares two things that are not actually alike without using like or as.
The snow formed a blanket over the town.
Onomatopoeia involves using a word that expresses a sound.
The scrambled eggs hit the floor with a splat.
Personification is giving human characteristics to nonhuman things.
The trees danced in the wind.
IXL due Tuesday: Personification fff.1
due Wednesday Figures of speech