Native American dream catchersDAILY JOURNAL ASSIGNMENTS: 

Monday, August 31: There was no journal today. We had a substitute teacher.

Tuesday, Sept. 1: There was no journal today. We had a substitute teacher.

Wednesday, Sept. 2: We were given a half-sheet of paper for our journal today. Extra copies are in Box 5 in the make-up work center.

Thursday, Sept. 3: We were given a half-sheet of paper for our journal today. Extra copies are in Box 6 in the make-up work center.

DAILY CLASSROOM ACTIVITIES: 

Monday, August 31: We were given the following reading assignments in the brown, Elements of Literature text book (add each one to your journal as you finish reading them):

  • C. “Native American Oral Traditions,” an essay by Joseph Bruchac, found on page 15
  • D. “Coyote Finishes His Work,” page 22
  • E. “N. Scott Momaday,” an essay about the Native American poet and author, found on page 30
  • F. “The Way to Rainy Mountain,” an excerpt from N. Scott Momaday’s famous memoir, found on page 30
  • G. “The Sky Tree,” a Native American myth of Great Turtle, found on page 20
  • H. “The Earth Only,” a poem, found on page 21

Tuesday, Sept. 1: Today we continued reading the stories, essays, and poetry found in the list above. If you were gone for this, please set an official appointment to come in at lunch or during Friday school to make up these reading assignments. For each one, you need to record the title, author, a summary of it’s general plot, and quotes you may use in future essays.

Wednesday, Sept. 2: Today we finished reading the stories, essays, and poetry found in the list above. If you were gone for this, please set an official appointment to come in at lunch or during Friday school to make up these reading assignments. For each one, you need to record the title, author, a summary of it’s general plot, and quotes you may use in future essays.

Thursday, Sept. 3: Today we did a review of the notes we should have been writing under Roman Numeral II in our spiral notebooks. We were given a chance to catch up and ask questions about any of the stories and/or notes.

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About Chelly Wood

I am a school librarian with an English degree, and I like to write books. My literary agent is Elizabeth Kracht of Kimberley Cameron & Associates.

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