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“All Summer in a Day”
Short Story Unit
Define in Your Notes:
• Context clues• Synonym• Antonym-
Define in Your Notes:
• Context clues- words or phrases around an unfamiliar word
• Synonym• A word with a similar definition to another word
• Antonym• A word with the opposite definition to another word
Agenda: September 15th Day 3 (pd
9/10)
• Bell Ringer: Choose 2 of the vocabulary words and use them
in your own original sentence.
• SSR
• Go over vocab definitions, synonyms, antonyms, and HW
• Connect to story “All Summer in a Day”
• Practice reading strategies with “All Summer in a Day”
Vocabulary
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Intermixed
Slackening
Vital
Tumultuously
Resilient
Savor
Definitions
During the parade, people were intermixed along the packed
streets.
Intermixed: mixed together
Synonym(s): mingled, blended
Antonym(s): separated
• The dying man’s strength was slackening.
• Slackening: slower or losing energy
Synonym(s): easing, lessening
Antonym(s): increasing, intensifying
• Food and water are vital for survival.
• Vital: extremely important or absolutely necessary
Synonym(s): crucial, key
Antonym(s): unimportant, insignificant
• The students ran tumultuously to lunch.
• Tumultuously: something done with great
noise or confusion
Synonym(s): wildly
Antonym(s): cautious, careful, quiet
Agenda: September 16th Day 4
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Bell Ringer
Homework check/SSR
Go over HW
Remaining 2 words: resilient and savor
Finish questions on HW
Connect to story “All Summer in a Day”
Begin story
Bell Ringer
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What is the difference between a synonym and an
antonym?
Name one antonym for vital.
Name one synonym for intermixed.
Rubber is a resilient material.
Resilient: Something or someone that can bounce back to it’s
original shape even after a lot of stress or strain
Synonym(s): flexible
Antonym(s): rigid, inflexible
Eric savored his hot fudge sundae.
Savor: tasted or enjoyed with great delight
Synonym(s): appreciated, enjoyed,
relished
Antonym(s): disliked, hated
Genre: Science Fiction
Setting: Venus
Agree or Disagree?
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The weather has an effect on people’s moods.
It is easier to fit in if you do what everyone else is doing.
In the future, humans will be able to live on other planets.
If it were possible to go to another planet, I would go.
Agenda: September 16th Day 4
Pd. 9/10
• Bell Ringer: In 2-3 complete sentences, use the reading
strategy connect with your SSR book.
• SSR
• Pass up homework from yesterday
• Read beginning of “All Summer in a Day” as a class, finish with
group
• Start HW
Agenda: September 19th Day 5
• Bell Ringer
• Name one person you know that is resilient. Write down an
example that shows they are resilient.
• What is the setting of “All Summer in a Day”?
• What is the genre of “All Summer in a Day”?
• SSR
• Continue reading “All Summer in a Day” and practice reading
strategies
• Work on questions with a partner
Agenda: September 19th Day 5
Pd. 9/10
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Bell Ringer
• Name one person you know that is resilient. Write
down an example that shows they are resilient.
• What details from the story indicate that Margot
remembers the sun?
• Who is the “leader” of the class when the teacher
leaves the room?
• SSR
Complete the following tasks, in this order:
1. Finish “All Summer in a Day” questions. You may work with your
partner.
2. Type story ending independently, post it on moodle.
3. Play game “Synonym Toast” and/or do a post on moodle for your SSR
book
Last 15 minutes: Discuss story/questions
Agenda: September 21st Day 1
• Put your flash cards on your desk.
• Bell Ringer: Complete your bingo card by
putting one term in each box. Read at
your seat until everyone is finished.
• Review Bingo
• Book Talks
• Finish reading “All Summer in a Day” and
practicing reading strategies
• Start HW questions
Thursday’s Quiz
• Predict
• Visualize
• Connect
• Clarify
• Evaluate
• Question
• Resilient
• Intermix
• Vital
• Tumultuously
• Savor
• slackening
If I Stay By Gayle Forman
• Genre: Realistic Fiction
• Setting: Hospital, flashbacks
• Main Characters: Mia, her family, and BF Adam
The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas
by John Boyne
• Genre: Historical Fiction
• Setting: World War II
Concentration Camp
• Main Characters: Bruno and
Schumel
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Agenda: September 21 Day 1
Pd. 9/10
• Put story endings on your desk
• Bell Ringer: Complete your bingo card by
putting one term in each box. Read at
your seat until everyone is finished.
• Review Bingo
• Book Talks
• Discuss story questions
• Read and comment on “All Summer in a
Day” endings

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