2. Teacher will present final urban unit vocabulary words on the Smartboard. Words: metropolis, metropolitan. Students need to record words, definitions, sentences, and pictures in their urban vocabulary packet.
3. Finish reading "How Does Multitasking Change the Way Kids Learn?" to students.
4. On a loose leaf piece of paper, have students journal to the prompt questions:
a) What is the author's purpose in writing this article? (Consider her claims and the evidence she uses to back it up) Why is she writing this?
b) How does this article apply to my life as a Humboldt Middle School Student?
5. Teacher will read aloud as students follow along to the article titled "Does Your Fiction Novel Have a Theme?" Discuss.