ThresholdMonday, Oct. 18, 2010 • In 5-7 sentences, tell me what you did over the weekend.
ThresholdTuesday, Oct. 19, 2010 • What would the world be like without libraries? What do you think we would do instead? Would this affect you at all? Would everyone just have to buy their own books? Write 4-7 sentences.
ThresholdWednesday, Oct. 20, 2010 • What are your Library Day CHAMPs?
ThresholdThursday, Oct. 21, 2010 • Why are student-led conferences important? What are traditional conferences like? Why are student-led conferences better or worse than traditional ones?
ThresholdFriday, Oct. 22, 2010 • Grab a Web Search paper. • On the back explain what it is you would like to study when you go to college or another higher education institution. • Where would you like to go? • What do you plan to do “when you grow up?” • Where do you see yourself in 5 years? • Where do you see yourself in 10 years?
ThresholdMonday, Oct. 25, 2010Grab a threshold sheet! • Write down your own definition of what a complete sentence is. How do you know if you have written one? How can you check yourself to see whether you have written complete sentences or not? • What can you do if you are unsure if you’ve written in complete sentences? • Why is it important to write in complete sentences?
ThresholdTuesday, Oct. 26, 2010 • What are synonyms? • What are antonyms? • Why are they important to know? • Give me an example of a synonym of angry. • Give me an example of an antonym of angry.
Threshold:Oct. 27, 2010 • Why is writing useful? • When do you think it will be most important in your life to have strong writing skills? • How do you think your life would be if they didn’t teach writing in school? How could it be for you as an adult if you didn’t have to learn about writing in school?
ThresholdMonday, Nov. 1 • Grab your threshold and sit down! I will pass out notebooks later. • Write about your holiday weekend (with at least one paragraph).
ThresholdNov. 2, 2010 • Do you do your homework, why or why not? Is it a one time thing, or do you forget often? Explain yourself.