Here is 7B's contribution to are skills of developing accountable talk in our History class:
Returning to an old item on Fort McMurray fire post:
This is an inference exercise we will start today and conclude on Monday.
Yesterday, I posted a link to an article on the fur trade. It is quite long and we will only look at half of it today. The link to the article I posted yesterday: http://web.a.ebscohost.com/pov/detail/detail?sid=3578a27f-cc61-4dce-8fbf-475db4129e8b%40sessionmgr4004&vid=0&hid=4101&bdata=Jmxhbmc9ZW4tY2Emc2l0ZT1wb3YtY2Fu
One of the reading strategies we used involved looking at the topic and concluding sentences for each of the paragraphs, to get a sense of what the paragraph was about. Since we have engaged in a couple of 4 Corner exercises and completed the jot notes assignment, we have developed some prior knowledge about the fur trade in Canada. Here is a sample of the text:
Eventually, we will begin to sort some of the ideas for this article, and then an article that is pro-fur, using a graphic organizer.