Monday –

  • Make inferences from Mrs. Lobue’s trash
  • Out of My Mind Novel
  • Safety Procedures

HW: Study vocabulary words for test on 9/21 and continue reading log (due WEDNESDAY)

TuesdaySUB (I will be at a workshop)

  • Watch Flocabulary’s Inferencing video and take quiz
  • Synonym/Antonym Task Cards
  • Read if finished early

HW: Study vocabulary words for test on 9/21  **Reading log DUE tomorrow!

Wednesday- PICTURE DAY and READING LOG DUE

  • Take up reading log
  • Hand out Theme Task Cards (due next Wednesday)
  • Inferencing Digital Class

HW: Study vocabulary and work on theme task cards

Thursday-

  • Read Out of My Mind (make inferences and give text evidence)
  • Drawing conclusions practice

HW: Study vocabulary and theme task cards

Friday-

  • Read Out of My Mind
  • Vocabulary Game – join vocabulary.com
  • Vocabulary Test – Good luck!

HW: Have a great weekend!

Lesson Plans for the Week of September 10-September 14

Monday –

  • Hand out new vocabulary words   **Go HERE to study and practice your words with ready-made flashcards and games.
  • Out of My Mind Novel
  • Finish Characterization of Melody Graphic Organizer
  • Early finishers will create a 9/11 WORDLE

HW: Study vocabulary words for test on 9/21 and FINISH reading passage “The Day the Towers Fell” (DUE WEDNESDAY) Prove answers -5 bonus points on grade

Tuesday – SEPTEMBER 11…WE SHALL NEVER FORGET!

  • Watch Flocabulary’s 9/11 video **Discuss theme and events of this day in history
  • In partners, complete “Synonym and Antonym Match”
  • See video of heroes and discuss what it means to be a HERO

HW: Study vocabulary words for test on 9/21  **Reading passage DUE tomorrow!

Wednesday-

  • Take up reading passage
  • Hand out reading log (due next Wednesday) *This will be a grade. Your child should be reading a fiction book.
  • Read chapter from Out of My Mind
  • Begin 9/11 Context Clues Task Cards

HW: Study vocabulary and reading log

Thursday-

  • Read Out of My Mind
  • Complete 9/11 Context Clues Task Cards

HW: Study vocabulary and reading log

Friday-

  • Read Out of My Mind
  • Vocabulary Game
  • Those finished with ALL work from the week will complete a 9/11 Cinquain

HW: Have a great weekend!

Lesson Plans for the Week of September 3-7

Monday –

LABOR DAY – SCHOOL HOLIDAY

Tuesday –

  • Glue character traits into our Interactive Notebook (discuss)
  • Begin characterization of Melody from our novel
  • Read Chapter 4 – Out of my Mind

HW: Study vocabulary words for test on 9/7  **Vocabulary test is THIS Friday. Go HERE to study words.

Wednesday-

  • Hand out first reading passage for hw (discuss the acronym UNWRAP **This can be found in the front of your child’s planner)  DUE Wednesday 9/12
  • Theme- Flocabulary video and quiz
  • Continue Character Graphic Organizer for Melody

HW: Reading passage and study vocabulary

Thursday-

  • Theme Task Cards – complete a few together
  • Theme Quiz
  • Read chapter 5 Out of my Mind
  • Quizlet Live

HW: Reading passage and study vocabulary

Friday-

  • Vocabulary Test
  • Read chapter 6 Out of my Mind
  • Theme Task Cards

HW: Have a great weekend!

Pep Rally Information

Pep Rally Information

HIGH SCHOOL-White Oak Middle School students and staff will attend all High School Pep Rallies.  We will all walk over to the gym and sit together as a student body.  At the conclusion of each pep rally, we will release students as normal- parent pickups, walkers, and bus riders.  We also run an alternate schedule on Fridays for pep rallies.  Students will attend periods 1-4, lunch at 11:07, and periods 5-8.

MIDDLE SCHOOL-  Middle School pep rallies will take place on Thursdays at 3:00 in the New Middle School Gym.  Our first pep rally will be Thursday, Sept. 6.  Students and staff will sit together as a student body.  Parents are welcome to meet us at the gym to celebrate our Middle School Roughnecks! At the conclusion of each pep rally, we will release students as normal- parent pickups, walkers, and bus riders.

GO NECKS!!!

Lesson Plans for the Week of 8/27-8/31

We have almost 100% of our parents on Class Dojo now. Way to go!  Thank you. Be sure and download the app so you can see your child’s daily reports and messages. Feel free to use this to send a personal message to me if you have any questions or concerns. If you’re not signed up, ask your child for the form with his/her personal code so you can get signed up. This is how I will be communicating frequently with parents. 

Monday –

  • Hand out new vocabulary for Out of My Mind

**We will be starting a wonderful novel, Out of My Mind this week. This is a book about an eleven-year-old girl with cerebral palsy who cannot speak. Throughout the book, she overcomes and amazes her readers with her determination and strength. Melody is certainly an unforgettable character.

  • Introduce Sharon Draper (author of our novel)
  • Show Out of My Mind Trailer
  • Begin Cerebral Palsy Webquest

HW: Study vocabulary words for test on 9/7  ***Click HERE to practice words with flashcards and games.

Tuesday –

  • Read chapters 1-2 in Out of My Mind
  • Finish Webquest
  • Character traits

HW: Study vocabulary words for test on 9/7

Wednesday-

  • Moby Max Reading Assessment
  • Character Graphic Organizer for Melody

HW: Study vocabulary words for test on 9/7

Thursday-

  • Moby Max Reading Assessment
  • Character Graphic Organizer for Melody

HW: Study vocabulary words for test on 9/7

Friday-

  • Read chapters 3-4 Out of My Mind
  • Finish Webquest, character graphic organizer and/or Moby Max Assessment

HW: Have a great weekend!

Stand Up For Learning – Our Donor’s Org Project

Tomorrow only- WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 22 (starting by 9AM ET), donations to projects on DonorsChoose.org — including yours! — will receive a 50% boost from The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. For example, a $20 donation will become a $30 donation, and so on. (Technically, we call this a 1.5x match.)

Here’s the link to our project….

https://www.donorschoose.org/project/stand-up-for-learning/3326246/?utm_source=dc&utm_medium=directlink&utm_campaign=project&utm_term=teacher_1533693&rf=directlink-dc-2018-08-project-teacher_1533693&challengeid=252647

Any help at all is greatly appreciated. Feel free to share with others.

Mrs. Boo and her crew

Lesson Plans for the Week of August 20-24

Most parents have already joined our Class Dojo messaging system. Thank you. Be sure and download the app so you can see your child’s daily reports. If you’re not signed up, ask your child for the form with their personal code so you can get signed up. This is how I will be communicating frequently with parents. 

Monday –

  • Go to the library to check out a FICTION book
  • Random Acts of Kindness

Tuesday –

  • Set up Reading Interactive Notebooks
  • Plot Diagram Discussion – Anchor Chart and Video
  • Introduce a book we’ll be reading tomorrow

Wednesday-

  • Set up computers (bookmark sites we will be using frequently this year)
  • Read The Three Little Wolves and the Big Bad Pig (point of view, genre, rule of 3 and magic helper)

Thursday-

  • Moby Max Reading Assessment
  • Finish name glyph; if done, read book

Friday-

  • Moby Max Reading Assessment
  • Finish name glyph; if done, read book