Lesson Plans for the Week of May 14-18

IMPORTANT DATES:

5/14- STAAR MATH

5/15- STAAR READING

5/17 – BAND TRIP TO CANTON

5/18 – FAITH FLIP REWARD TRIP (only if your child earned this trip)

5/22 – 1/2 DAY (release at noon)

5/23- AWARDS ASSEMBLY FROM 10:00-12:00 (release at noon)

 

Monday –

  • MATH STAAR – bring a book, get a great night of sleep, bring backback (we will still be having 6th, 7th and 8th-period classes), try to leave cell phones/watches at home, and may bring a non-messy snack

Tuesday-

  • READING STAAR -bring a book, get a great night of sleep, bring backback (we will still be having 6th, 7th and 8th-period classes), try to leave cell phones/watches at home, & may bring a non-messy snack

Wednesday- 

  • End of the year Kahoot game
  • Inspirational videos (Lift others up instead of tearing down; Change the World)
  • End of the year memories

Thursday–

  • Band trip to Canton

Friday- 

  • Faith Flip for students who earned the reward trip (we looked at exemplary behavior and attendance)
  • Students not going will rotate between teachers

 

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Lesson Plans for the Week of May 7-11

IMPORTANT DATES:

5/14- STAAR MATH

5/15- STAAR READING

5/17 – BAND TRIP TO CANTON

5/22 – Early Release

5/23 – AWARDS ASSEMBLY from 10-12 (EARLY RELEASE DAY)

Vocabulary review is posted in your child’s Google Classroom. This is GREAT practice for our upcoming reading STAAR.

Monday –

  • Discuss “Full Day”
  • Reading Warm-Up
  • Quizizz – reading vocabulary

Hw: “Prince Patrick” paired passage is due tomorrow

Tuesday-

  • Take up “Prince Patrick” reading passage
  • Reading Warm-Up
  • Quizlet Vocabulary

Hw: Practice vocabulary & Quizizzes posted in Google Classroom

Wednesday- 

  • Reading Warm Up
  • Vocabulary/Strategy review

Hw: Practice vocabulary & Quizizzes posted in Google Classroom

Thursday–

  • Discuss “Prince Patrick”
  • Games/strategies

Hw: Practice vocabulary & Quizizzes posted in Google Classroom

Friday- 

  • Strategies/games
  • Send journals home

BE READY FOR MATH STAAR ON MONDAY! 

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Lesson Plans for the Week of April 30-May4

IMPORTANT DATES:

5/14- STAAR MATH

5/15- STAAR READING

5/17 – BAND TRIP TO CANTON

Over the next two weeks, we’ll be reviewing concepts and strategies for the upcoming STAAR on 5/15. Please make every effort to be at school.

Monday –

  • Reading Warm-Up
  • Reading Strategies
  • Quizizz – reading vocabulary

Hw: “Full Day” paired passage is due tomorrow

Tuesday-

  • Take up “Full Day” reading passage
  • Pass out “Prince Patrick” reading passage (LAST hw passage for the year)
  • “In the Blink of an Eye” Warm Up
  • Academic Vocabulary Practice

Hw: “Prince Patrick” reading passage & some vocabulary practice will be posted in your child’s Google Classroom

Wednesday- 

  • “Three Sides” Warm Up
  • Poetry vocabulary practice

Hw: “Prince Patrick” reading passage & some vocabulary practice will be posted in your child’s Google Classroom

Thursday–

  • Partners will read “For Deanna’s Eyes Only”
  • Collaborate and discuss drama
  • Drama Vocabulary Jam with partner

Hw: “Prince Patrick” reading passage & some vocabulary practice will be posted in your child’s Google Classroom

Friday- 

  • Discuss “Full Day” hw
  • “Canine Courage”  (how canines helped during 9/11 clean up)
  • Quizizz vocabulary practice

ALL QUIZLET vocabulary could be practiced over the week for a great review.

 

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Lunch Charges

Beginning Monday, May 7th-

No charging of any amount will be allowed in the cafeteria through the end of the year.  Please make sure your student has money in his/her account if they plan to eat in the cafeteria.

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Lesson Plans for the Week of April 23-27

Monday –

  • NO SCHOOL

Tuesday-

  • Context clues mini lesson
  • Guided practice with context clues
  • Exit ticket – context clues
  • Context clues dominoes

Hw: Study vocabulary (test on 4/27)

Wednesday- 

  • Discuss “Liberty’s Greatest Heroes”
  • Pass out new reading passage
  • Read Angel Girl and discuss literary elements

Hw: Study vocabulary and complete “Full Day” paired passage (due May 2)

Thursday–

  • Reading warm up
  • Flocabulary “Conflict”
  • Flocabulary quiz and Read and Respond

Hw: Study vocabulary and complete “Full Day” paired passage (due May 2)

Friday- 

  • Quizlet.live practice
  • Vocabulary test
  • Vocabulary partner activity
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Day 6 Passion Projects Video 2018

Genius Hour

Our students have worked extremely hard learning how to do new things, researching their topics, creating final projects and more. It’s now showtime! Our students (or experts) are busy sharing all the incredible information they’ve learned on their chosen topic.

On Day 6 we learned about the following:

We learned about the history of crocheting and that crocheting is much harder than it looks, Michelle Philpots and how she inspired a Hollywood movie, bass fishing, the 5 second rule (and how food DOES get contaminated in 5 seconds), dyslexia, a youtube station called Good Mythical Morning, and the Luminox watch.

What an amazing day of learning! This concludes our 2018 Passion Project presentations. I’m so proud of these kiddos!

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Day 5 Passion Projects 2018

Our students have worked extremely hard learning how to do new things, researching their topics, creating final projects and more. It’s now showtime! Our students (or experts) are busy sharing all the incredible information they’ve learned on their chosen topic.

On Day 5 we learned about the following:

We learned about the history of PlayStation, Gaten Matarazzo, how to lose weight while seated, volleyball and some of its hits, rattlesnakes, Helen Keller, the success of Little Debbie, ten of the most common phobias, mini master swords and facts about swords, the history of emojis, competitive cheerleading, we observed three amazing experiments and learned the science behind them, how Warheads are made, and we learned about Dude Perfect and saw a few of their trick shots.

What an amazing day of learning!

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Passion Projects – Day 4 2018

Genius Hour

Our students have worked extremely hard learning how to do new things, researching their topics, creating final projects and more. It’s now showtime! Our students (or experts) are busy sharing all the incredible information they’ve learned on their chosen topic.

On Day 4 we learned about the following:

We learned about the history of origami and made origami pelicans, we had a student make her very own seat warmer for those very frigid outings, we learned about the adorable red panda, the US Marines, Mars, Colorado, the Trans Alaskan Pipeline (we had a guest speaker as well), the giant panda, the Swagtron, the history of twirling and how to do some twirling tricks, Ruby Bridges, the history of Japanese martial arts, the Maltese (we even had Belle the Maltese visit us), Kobe Bryant, how to make non-toxic slime and buckskin horses.

What an amazing day of learning!

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Lesson Plans for the Week of April 16-20

 

Monday –

  • Watch a video on the Kindertransport (a train that saved children during the Holocaust)
  • Read “The Kids Who Escaped Hitler”
  • Begin Holocaust hyperdoc

Hw: Study vocabulary (test on April 27), finish “Liberty’s Greatest Heroes” passage (due tomorrow) and decorate butterfly

Tuesday- READING PASSAGE DUE

  • Take up “Liberty’s Greatest Heroes”
  • Pass out new reading passage
  • Continue working on hyperdoc

Hw: Decorate butterfly, study vocabulary & complete reading passage (due next Tuesday 4/25) **Prove answers for 5 bonus points on grade.

Wednesday- SCHOOL PICTURE DAY

  • Finish and turn in Holocaust hyperdoc

Hw: Decorate butterfly, reading passage, and study vocabulary

Thursday–

  • Flocabulary video – “Holocaust”
  • Flocabulary quiz and read and respond
  • ReadWorks article on the Holocaust

Hw: Decorate butterfly, reading passage, and study vocabulary

Friday- DECORATED BUTTERFLY DUE!

  • Choose a poem from I Never Saw Another Butterfly
  • Share poem and decorated butterfly on Flipgrid
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Passion Projects – Day 3 2018

Genius Hour

Our students have worked extremely hard learning how to do new things, researching their topics, creating final projects and more. It’s now showtime! Our students (or experts) are busy sharing all the incredible information they’ve learned on their chosen topic.

On Day 3 we learned about the following:

We saw a student make her very own cake recipe (a spiced pear cake), we learned about Millie Bobby Brown (Eleven on Stranger Things)Inky Johnson and how he became a motivational speaker, Bora Bora, volcanoes, hurricanes, the five most common types of cancer and their symptoms, the history of White Oak and a few of its businesses, the Marines, what it takes to become an offshore operator, sign language, the history of baseball, the detrimental effects of smoking, depression & anxiety, and James Harden.

What an amazing day of learning! Now we’re looking forward to the next day of presentations.

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