Language Arts
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    **** Remember to read at least 30 minutes at home every day!****
    What genre are we studying now?
    *Fiction Book Clubs - We are learning how to identify themes in realistic fiction books.  We are also learning how to identify elements such as the plot, settings, and characters' motivations and struggles.  We are then meeting in small groups (book clubs)  to discuss our thinking about a shared text!
    What style of writing are we practicing in class?
     *Literary Essay- We are learning how to write multi-paragraph essays that show our analysis of the theme, characters, settings, and symbols in short texts!  
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