2. Dictation #15. Teacher will read repeatedly the dictation sentence while students record sentences in their yellow spirals. Correct as a class on the Smartboard.
3. Play the video/song "Word Crimes" by Weird Al. Discuss that class will be working on grammar skills in 4 units this year. The first unit will be Capitalization.
4. Teacher will display Ben Franklin's "Virtues" on the Smartboard. Ask students to discuss what they notice about Ben Franklin's capitalization usage. After this discussion, read the list of virtues and discuss Ben Franklin's goal with this list. The first capitalization lesson/practice will be Tuesday.
5. Students continue reading in literature circle books and completing assigned activities (setting picture/photo, problem paragraph) the remainder of the class period.