Novel Selection: The Outsiders, by S.E. Hinton
Skill: Understanding the author's purpose in writing the fictional tale, and use of characterization, dialogue, literary elements, and dramatic elements to tell the story.
Strategy: Story maps & sequencing; character charts; literary devices (imagery, metaphors & similes)
Grammar: Using apostrophes, commas, and semi-colons
Upcoming Assessments: Complete the reading comprehension questions on Chapter 3 of The Outsiders for Monday, March 27th. To be collected & graded!