Attentive Listening & Viewing: Demonstrate appropriate audience behaviours (such as listening to opposing opinions, disagreeing respectively, expressing opinions...)
Consider others' ideas: Explore connections between a variety of insights, ideas and responses.
something that continually causes problems or misery.
the state of being real, actual, or current, rather than imagined, invented, or obsolete.
the period during which a woman carries unborn offspring inside her body, from fertilization to birth
word or phrase: LANGUAGE a word or phrase that communicates an idea
admitting having done something wrong or embarrassing.
What is meant by an only child?
Is anyone here an only child?
Focus on book cover and table of contents for predictions...who or what could the story be about?
Students will follow along as the introduction and part of chapter 1 are read aloud.
students complete reading chapter 1 silently and independently
wrap up intro and ch.1 with a discussion of: characters, ideas and predictions.
Create written expressions (similes/metaphors) in groups of 4
Observe groups (checklist) discussions/participation/correct responses
Test Journal Entries: Character Recap...Who is Elvira and William? (dogs)