At long last we have come to the week where the Wax Museum is finally here. Friday is the day!
In literacy, our focus for the week is on telling the differences (contrasting) between poetry, prose, and drama. First, we did a warm-up to review the three points of view:
Then we went over the differences between poetry, prose, and drama:
Then I showed them the poem Spaghetti, by Shel Siverstein.
Students collaborated in small groups to orally fill in the following graphic organizer:
Below is the same poem but rewritten as a prose.....
Finally, students read it as a drama.
The students were given four questions to answer in small groups, with a partner, or individually if they so chose.
In science, we continued with rocks and minerals. Today was a review while tomorrow is scheduled to have a special activity to simulate the rock cycle.
The in-class activity was to do the following, using their existing knowledge of Moh's Scale of Hardness.