Good morning!  Today we will finish up our new vocabulary words and then begin our study of Native American Literature.

This week's words and roots are as follows:

FRACT/FRING/FRANG:   fractious, infraction, infringe
CIS: excise, incisive, concise
TOM: tome, epitome, dichotomy, anatomy
PUNCT:  compunction, punctilious, pungent

OBJECTIVE:  Today we will assess our learning of last week's vocabulary terms and expand our Vocabulary through learning 4 roots and 13 words using those roots.

CCSS:  Language 4. Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and
phrases by using context clues and analyze meaningful word parts.

We will begin our study of Native American Literature by watching Miss Lamb's Prezi and taking notes. 

Here is a link to the Prezi: 

And a copy of the notes page is included below.

As we learn, we will pause several times to process and think about the content we are studying.

OBJECTIVE:  Learn more about Native American cultures to prepare ourselves to read an Iroquois creation story as well as other pieces of Native American literature.

CCSS:  Literature 9.  Demonstrate knowledge of foundational words of American literature, including how two or more texts from the same period treat similar themes or topics.

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