• Seneca: Plants and Animals of Antarctica

    Posted by Colleen Rossi on 5/14/2018

    This week's Reading Comprehension is Main Idea and Details. List the MAIN Idea of the story and THREE details to support the Main Idea.

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  • Seneca: Meeting Amelia Earhart

    Posted by Colleen Rossi on 4/20/2018

    This week's Reading Comprehension skill is Sequence. Please list the order of events from the story.

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  • Seneca: Let's Get To Know The Incas

    Posted by Colleen Rossi on 4/16/2018

    You read the story, Let's Get To Know The Incas. Summarize the story in 3-5 sentences.

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  • Seneca: The Treasure Fleet

    Posted by Colleen Rossi on 4/9/2018

    Summarize this story in 3-4 sentences.

    List ANY homophones and/or homographs from the story.

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  • Top Hat, The Detective

    Posted by Colleen Rossi on 3/13/2018

    This week's comprehension skill is PLOT. A story's PLOT is the important parts of the story. The parts of a story include the conflict, the rising action, the climax and the resolution.

    WHAT are the PARTS of the PLOT of the story you just read?

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  • Houdini "Tweet"

    Posted by Colleen Rossi on 3/2/2018

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    You read the book about the life of Harry Houdini, the world's most famous magician. "TWEET" what you know about Houdini is 140 characters or less.

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  • Shoeshine Girl "TWEET"

    Posted by Colleen Rossi on 2/27/2018

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    In 140 characters or less, synthesize information regarding Shoeshine Girl. TWEET and summarize.

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  • Seneca: Two Master Magicians-Houdin and Houdini

    Posted by Colleen Rossi on 2/9/2018

    This week's Reading Comprehension skill is Compare and Contrast. Use the SKILLS you learned at reading group time to answer this blog post.

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  • Seneca: Day For Night

    Posted by Colleen Rossi on 1/12/2018

    This week's reading comprehension skill is GENERALIZATION. Make a few generalized statements about your leveled reader. There are nine clue words to generalizations! There are all, most, many, some, sometimes, usually, seldom, few, and generally.

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  • Seneca: Sensational Seasons

    Posted by Colleen Rossi on 1/2/2018

    This week's reading comprehension is Cause and Effect. A CAUSE is WHY something happened. An EFFECT is WHAT happened. List as many cause/effects from the story that you can find.

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