Objective One: Connect simple sentences to create complex sentences.
- View the Blending Sentences VideoM with your class.
- Review with this Blended Sentences Prezi
- Today’s Mechanics Takeaway (JF): For today’s mechanics topic, completeone three part post:
*What is today’s topic?
*What’s most important for you to know, do, or remember?
*Provide a clear example!
Objective Two: Ask and answer deep questions about the most important issues of the day.
- Join the class to view today’s CNN Student News (where some very big issues show up).
- Deep Questions (J Q&A): When we pause, ask your class an essential question and then answer an essential question.
Essential question tip: Essential questions are about the big issues in our lives and they don’t have simple answers.