Welcome to Miss Hawkins’ Class Page!
What is the last book you read that made you laugh? Why read 20 minutes a day?
Materials needed for class EVERY DAY:
Grades: All work may be corrected for a better grade. Failing grades may be corrected to a 70%.
Homework: Most work is completed in class. If your child reads for 20 minutes, three days during the school week, he/she will receive an extra credit grade of 100% for that week. A note with your signature is all that is required.
Reading Strategies we use to help comprehension of any text:
Before Reading the Passage
1. Read the title, skim and scan for graphs, tables, photos, and captions.
2. Write the genre.
After Reading the Passage
4. Read the selection one paragraph at a time and visualize. At the end of each paragraph, stop and make a note about what it is mainly about.
5. Find the answer to the questions in the selection and highlight the evidence. Cross out the answers that you know are incorrect.
6. Write the paragraph/sentence number where you found the answer next to the question. P4