Mrs. Vosland's Reading Class
6th Grade Reading
William Diamond Middle School website
7th Grade Reading
"What I Want to Be When I Grow Up" by Martha Brooks
complete and review assessment on "What I Want to Be When I Grow Up"
read and discuss "What I Want to Be When I Grow Up"
discuss and locate
discuss how point of view changes our interpretation
Would Andrew make a good journalist? Why or why not?
What lesson do you think Andrew learned? Explain.
What were Andrew's first impressions of "the pork chop man"?
How did Andrew's impressions of "the pork chop man" change over the story? Why did they change?
Think of a time when you were in a crowd of strangers. List what would lead you to create good impressions of strangers and what would cause you to create negative impressions of strangers.
"Houston, We've Had a Problem" excerpt from
read and discuss "Houston, We've Had a Problem"
things have gone wrong so far on
? Explain what affect these two events had on the mission.
What is foreshadowing? How do authors use it? What is an example of foreshadowing from “Houston, We’ve Had a Problem”?
What is the difference between
one pair of words
)? Use both words in your own sentences.
of these words: dispatch, denounce, compress, recede, forsake, ingenious. Explain what each word means and use it in your own sentence.
What was the purpose of early space missions to the moon? Why did we send many space missions to the moon?
What do you know about NASA (National Aeronautic and Space Administration)? What do you know about the Apollo 13 space shuttle?
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