1. Find a picture or an article in today´s newspaper that shows someone doing something daring or frightening. Read the article, underling the words that tell you about the danger involved.
2. With a partner, read the article together, and decide what kind of risks you are willing to take and for what reasons.
3. Using words from the article, write a short poem about taking chances.
4. Find three pictures of people you admire in today´s newspaper, and write a short phrase of your own to tell what qualities that person has.
1. Help your child become a better reader by reading together. Find two articles of interest, and take turns reading aloud. (LA.A.1.1.4)
2. Help your child sound out new words, and record them, with definitions into the newspaper notebook.
3. Give your child an opportunity to give a one sentence summary for each article read. (LA.A.1.1.4)
4. Ask your child to explain how he/ she chose the words for the one sentence summary. This helps focus thinking on the important facts and details in a passage. (LA.A.1.1.3)
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