Exploring Affixes: Write the affix down. Give an example of a basic word with that affix. As a class, figure out what it may mean and write down the definition. Students brainstorm examples of other words with those affixes and
The Advanced Version of Author's Purposed PIE. Get PIE'ED! - this is almost how I teach Author's Purpose- I use PIEES- share/show instead of describe.share/show feelings & thoughts is usually poetry, personal narrative, or diary entries & letter
TtT step Exposition: The Mirabal family lives on a farm in the Dominican Republic while under the reign of the Dictator Trujillo. Rising Action: The Mirabal sisters become involved in the revolution in order to make a change in their country.