8th Graders: Tuesday, February 10th, 2015

We are working to answer text dependent questions where you must use the text to make inferences, determine the meaning of words as well as identify the main idea of the text.

We also need to consider what it meant to be a rescuer, what motivated people to put their lives and the lives of their families at great risk in order to save the lives of others.

What did it take to be an upstander when so many others chose to be bystanders?

7th and 8th Grade Homework for Tuesday, February 10th 2015:

Reread pages 4-9 and answer these questions:

1. What did the author mean by “It was the kind of work that broke a persons’s body and spirit…”

2. As children, Booker and his brother worked in the salt mine. Please explain why he and his brother had to work in a salt mine.


 7th Graders – Tuesday, February 10th, 2015

Our learning goal today is to continue carefully reading about Frederick Douglass. We need to identify the epiphany Frederick had about the power of reading. You must use evidence from the text to make inferences about how his experiences motivated Frederick.

6th Graders – Tuesday, February 10th, 2015

Our learning goal today is to determine the main idea of  chapter 6 by using text dependent questions to clarify our understanding.

6th grade homework for Tuesday, February 10th, 2015:

1. In chapter 7, Dr. Gutierrez discussed the affects of stroke with Ama. Write the exact lines from the text that the author wrote in regards to this discussion.

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