This is a Language Arts homework assignment that teachers can use in order to get student writing and thinking.
Directions: Students are to choose 4 items to turn in on Friday. No more than 2 in one category, 1 in another and 1 in the last.
Category 1- View and Listen
• Choose one day to watch the daily evening news.
• Write down the date, time and news anchor’s name
• Write a summary of what you saw and 2 questions you
When you want to summarize the news segment you are writing down key details. Retell the main details, events, or ideas from the news in your own words.
Category 2- Remember and Speak
Write a detailed synopsis of something you learned in one of your core classes. You must be very descriptive! Pretend you are teaching me. Know how to do it after the recap? Share with the class at the end of the week. Illustrate your recap.
Category 3 –Write and Think
September 2, 2014
Write about you! Think about your experiences. Share your thoughts and feelings with in your journal. You don’t have to list everything you did. Be as descriptive as possible. Don’t hold back.