Opening Song – “December, 1963 (Oh, What A Night)” Frankie Vallie and the Four Seasons (3:28- 1975)
Do Now #1: Take out your short story.
Do Now #2 (In CW Notebook): Read the sample answers to the anchor question. Which is the best response? Which is the worst? How do you know?
(Sample Response:) I think option ____ is the best answer to the anchor question because…
SLT’s and HW Check –> Collecting Notebooks Today!
SLT- I can use the anchor questions to deepen my thinking about a text.
Circle the verbs, underline the nouns
Glue another one of these into your notebook if you need one:
Mini Lesson: Answering Anchor Questions in Your Short Story
Step One. Find a Signpost
Step Two. Underline it and annotate which signpost it is.
Step Three. Answer the anchor question in your Signpost Reading Log