What are your favorite animals? Do you like to read about animals? Do you prefer fiction or nonfiction books about animals? Why?
We have just read about the daughter of a samurai. Her father taught her that she must be brave and protect the weak. Did Tokoyo live up to her father's expectations? Explain why.
(1) Technology plays such a big role in our lives. More and more we depend upon our cell phones, tablets, laptops, desktops, and other devices for both work and play. How do you use these devices? Do you like using technology? Do you think using these devices has a positive or negative impact on your life? Why?
(2) Today you had a chance to learn about code. Which tutorial did you do? How would you rate it? Did you learn any strategies for coding? Was it fun to do the activity? Do you have any interest in becoming a computer programmer?
Do you like to read scary stories? Do you prefer horror stories or mysteries that you can try to solve? Who is your favorite detective? Nate the Great? The Boxcar Children? Encyclopedia Brown? The Hardy Boys? When I was in elementary school, I liked Nancy Drew.