Tuesday, February 8, 2011

ACADEMICS (Feb. 9 - 15)


Our story this week is In My Family by Carmen Lomas Garza. This story is based on the author's childhood memories while growing up in a Mexican American family in southern Texas. The students will discover her family's pasttimes, favorite dishes, and fiestas that they shared and celebrated together.

Skills include: author's purpose and point of view, using a diagram, sequence of events, and figurative language.

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