ELA 6.01, ELA 6.06, ELA 6.09, ELA 6.10, ELA 6.11, Lesson Plans

Lesson Plans for January 18-22

 

Parents,

We start Genius Hour this week! What is Genius Hour? Students will be introduced to GH and what it is. They’ll be shown some helpful videos and examples from past students. Next week, we will dive in and start researching. I can’t wait to see what all our children learn. A note will come home Tuesday to sign and return.

Monday –

MLK Day – We honor you! Check out one of our classes in the newspaper!

https://www.news-journal.com/news/local/after-summer-of-racial-justice-protests-longview-area-teachers-navigate-mlk-day-lessons/article_4eb581b2-5779-11eb-b7f1-83c6bf082912.html?utm_medium=social&utm_source=email&utm_campaign=user-share

Tuesday – 

  1. Introduce Genius Hour
  2. Turn in Genius Hour topic and driving question
  3. Examples of Genius Hour

HW: Flocabulary: Primary/Secondary Sources (DUE FRIDAY)

Wednesday –

  1. Subject/Predicate MLK poem

HW: Flocabulary: Primary/Secondary Sources (DUE FRIDAY)

Thursday –

  1. “I Have a Dream” Poster

HW: Flocabulary: Primary/Secondary Sources (DUE FRIDAY)

Friday –

  1. Character Lesson – Include Others
  2. Finish all work
  3. MLK puzzles when done with all work

Have a great weekend! See you next Tuesday!

ELA 6.01, ELA 6.02, ELA 6.06, ELA 6.09, ELA 6.12, Lesson Plans

Lesson Plans for the Week of January 11-15

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Parents,

Ask your child what he/she is thinking about researching, creating, designing, etc. for a Passion Project/Genius Hour idea. We will be starting Genius Hour next week. **What are you passionate about? What do you want to learn more about? Who or what can you improve/help in your community? What new skill do you want to learn? More will come home soon about this.

Monday – 

Bad Weather Day – SNOW DAY!

Tuesday – 

  1. Finish last week’s lessons:
  • Titanic Grammar
  • Titanic Task Cards
  • It’s/Its
  • Titanic Summarizing

      2 . If done, get a Titanic Passenger Ticket and begin researching. Learn if you survived or not!

HW: Flocabulary: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. & Leadership video & quiz

Wednesday – 

  1. Titanic Passengers – Research and share a little about “yourself” and whether you survived or not.

HW: Flocabulary: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. & Leadership video & quiz

Thursday –

  1. MLK Grammar
  2. MLK Symbaloo (early finishers)  MLK Symbaloo

HW: Flocabulary: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. & Leadership video & quiz

Friday –

  1. Dr. King Gimkit
  2. MLK Poem
  3. Dr. King’s Dream – Write “My Dreams”

Have a great 3 day weekend! See you next Tuesday!

 

6.02, 6.06, 6.09, ELA 6.01, ELA 6.02, ELA 6.06, ELA 6.09, Lesson Plans, Uncategorized

Lesson Plans for the Week of January 4-8

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WRITING:

Monday – 

Teacher Work Day

Tuesday – Welcome Back! Beginning of 3rd nine weeks

  1. Flocab’s “Year in Review”
  2. New homework calendars
  3. Background of Robert Ballard searching for (and finding) the Titanic
  4. Dress Up Days video

HW: Think about a Passion Project/Genius Hour idea. We will be starting this soon.

**What are you passionate about? What do you want to learn more about? Who or what can you improve/help in your community? What new skill do you want to learn? More will come home soon about this.

Wednesday – 

  1. Read “Searching for the Titanic”
  2. It’s/Its
  3. Titanic Task Cards (context clues)
  4. Titanic grammar
  5. Searching for the Titanic summarizing

HW: Think about a Passion Project/Genius Hour idea.

Thursday –

Continue…

  1. Read “Searching for the Titanic”
  2. It’s/Its
  3. Titanic Task Cards (context clues)
  4. Titanic grammar
  5. Searching for the Titanic summarizing

HW: Think about a Passion Project/Genius Hour idea.

Friday –

Finish…

  1. Character Lesson – Happy New Year!! Make goals/Make Them Happen!
  2. It’s/Its
  3. Titanic Task Cards (context clues)
  4. Titanic grammar
  5. Searching for the Titanic summarizing

Finished with work: Enjoy the provided Titanic resources and Ocean Podcast.

ELA 6.01, ELA 6.02, ELA 6.06, ELA 6.09, ELA 6.10, Lesson Plans

Lesson Plans for the Week of December 14-18

REMINDER: On Thursday and Friday, students are released at 12:15. Busses will run at this time. Due to COVID and social distancing guidelines, students may not leave early if they don’t have an exam the last period.

WRITING:

Monday – UGLY SWEATER DAY

  1. Quizizz (semester exam review)
  2. Semester Exam Review Game

HW: Happy Holidays (enjoy time with your family)!

Tuesday – ELF YOURSELF (WEAR STRIPES)

  1. Motivational Video
  2. Bell Work
  3. Semester Exam Review -Game

HW: Happy Holidays (enjoy time with your family)!

Wednesday – SANTA HAT

  1. Christmas Trivia
  2. Semester Exam Review – TRUST NO ONE!

HW: Happy Holidays (enjoy time with your family)!

Thursday: DECORATE YOURSELF LIKE A PRESENT

Early Release at 12:15: Semester Exams for periods 1, 3, 5, & 7

Friday: WEAR PJ’s

Early Release at 12:15: Semester Exams for periods 2, 4, 6, & 8

Wishing you all a very happy, relaxing, and enjoyable holiday break! See you in the new year!

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Important Semester Exam Information

Due to COVID restrictions and Social Distancing, students will NOT be allowed to leave early if they do not have an exam last period Thursday and Friday.  All students must remain in class and will be released at 12:15.  Thank you!

Please see the schedule below for our semester exams.  Students will be released from school at 12:15 each day- buses will run. Lunch will be served as come and go for students who need to eat.

If your student is going to miss an exam, it is his/her responsibility to let the teacher know and make appropriate plans to take the exam early.

Thursday, December 17

1st    7:55-8:55

3rd    8:59-10:06 (Attendance)

5th    10:10-11:10

7th    11:15-12:15

 

Friday, December 18th

2nd    7:55-8:55

3rd    8:59-9:03 (Attendance only)

4th    9:06-10:06

6th    10:10-11:10

8th    11:15-12:15

 

 

ELA 6.02, ELA 6.06, ELA 6.09, ELA 6.10, ELA 6.11, Lesson Plans

Lesson Plans for the Week of December 7- December 11

 

TOP 25 PEARL HARBOR DAY QUOTES | A-Z Quotes

WRITING:

Monday –

  1. WWII Memorials Virtual Tour

During our tour, we will visit the USS Arizona and learn about Pearl Harbor.

HW: Happy Holidays (enjoy time with your family)!

Tuesday –

  1. Transitions video
  2. Transitions Quizizz
  3. Transitions Kahoot

HW: Happy Holidays (enjoy time with your family)!

Wednesday –

  1. Grammar Time
  2. Semester Exam Review

HW: Happy Holidays (enjoy time with your family)!

Thursday –

  1. Augmented Reality with Anne Frank
  2. Gimkit Ink
  3. Semester Exam Review

HW: Happy Holidays (enjoy time with your family)!

Friday –

  1. Character Lesson – Dealing with Conflict
  2. Motivational Video
  3. Grammar Check
ELA 6.02, ELA 6.06, ELA 6.09, ELA 6.10, ELA 6.11, Lesson Plans

Lesson Plans for the Week of November 30

WRITING:

Monday –

  1. Introduce new vocabulary for “The Girl Who Lived Forever”
  2. Watch Behind the Scenes of “The Girl Who Lived Forever”
  3. Vocabulary practice

HW: Gimkit Vocabulary – “The Girl Who Lived Forever” (Due Friday)

Tuesday –

  1. Read “The Girl Who Lived Forever”
  2. Write Time: How can you improve your world? What legacy do you want to leave?

HW: Gimkit Vocabulary – “The Girl Who Lived Forever” (Due Friday)

Wednesday –

  1. Grammar Time
  2. Virtual Tour of the Secret Annex
  3. Write Time: Describe one of the rooms in the annex using adjectives/sensory language

HW: Gimkit Vocabulary – “The Girl Who Lived Forever” (Due Friday)

Thursday –

  1. Grammar – Introduct prepositions/objects of the preposition
  2. Write a Preposition Poem (instructions and document posted on Google Classroom)

HW: Gimkit Vocabulary – “The Girl Who Lived Forever” (Due Friday)

Friday –

  1. Vocabulary Test
  2. Character Lesson – Responsibility Starts with Me
  3. Motivational Video
  4. Finish Preposition Poem

 

6.10, 6.11, 6.12, Lesson Plans

Lesson Plans for the Week of November 16-20

WRITING:

Monday –

  1. Biography snippet share- Muhammad Ali
  2. Continue Biography Infographic

HW: Work on Biography Infographic – Due Thursday!

Tuesday –

  1. Biography snippet share – Garrett Morgan
  2. Continue Biography Infographic

HW: Work on Biography Infographic – Due Thursday!

Wednesday –

  1. Biography snippet share
  2. Continue Biography Infographic

HW: Work on Biography Infographic – Due Thursday!

Thursday –

  1. Biography Infographic DUE

HW: Work on Biography Infographic – Due Thursday!

Friday –

  1. Character Lesson – Be Grateful
  2. Motivational Video
  3. Thanksgiving GIMKIT

 

ADVANCED WRITING:

Monday –

  1. Biography snippet share- Muhammad Ali
  2. Continue Biography Infographic

HW: Work on Biography Infographic – Due Thursday!

Tuesday –

  1. Biography snippet share – Garrett Morgan
  2. Continue Biography Infographic

HW: Work on Biography Infographic – Due Thursday!

Wednesday –

  1. Biography snippet share
  2. Continue Biography Infographic

HW: Work on Biography Infographic – Due Thursday!

Thursday –

  1. Biography Infographic DUE

HW: Work on Biography Infographic – Due Thursday!

Friday –

  1. Character Lesson – Be Grateful
  2. Motivational Video
  3. Thanksgiving GIMKIT

Have a wonderful Thanksgiving Break!

6.10, 6.11, 6.12, Lesson Plans

Lesson Plans for the Week of November 9-13

 

WRITING:

Monday –

  1. Biography snippet share- Franklin D. Roosevelt
  2. Rockin’ Beginnings – Hook Your Reader!
  3. Begin Biography Spotlight (Informational Writing)

HW: Study Biography, Autobiography, & Memoir Vocabulary Click here to study! Test FRIDAY!

Tuesday –

  1. Biography snippet share – Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
  2. Rockin Conclusions
  3. Continue Biography Spotlight Writing

HW: Study Biography, Autobiography, & Memoir Vocabulary Click here to study! Test FRIDAY!

Wednesday –

  1. Biography snippet share Albert Einstein
  2. Continue Biography Spotlight (check for capitalization, usage, punctuation, & spelling)

HW: Study Biography, Autobiography, & Memoir Vocabulary Click here to study! Test FRIDAY!

Thursday –

  1. Biography snippet share- Malala
  2. Introduce Infographics on Canva & grading rubric
  3. Begin Biography Infographic

HW: Study Biography, Autobiography, & Memoir Vocabulary Click here to study! Test FRIDAY!

Friday –

  1. Biography Snippet Share – Elvis Presley
  2. Character Lesson – RESPECT
  3. Biography, Autobiography, & Memoir Vocabulary Test
  4. Continue working on Biography Infographic

 

ADVANCED WRITING:

Monday –

  1. Biography snippet share- Franklin D. Roosevelt
  2. Rockin’ Beginnings – Hook Your Reader!
  3. Begin Biography Spotlight (Informational Writing)

HW: Study Biography, Autobiography, & Memoir Vocabulary Click here to study! Test FRIDAY!

Tuesday –

  1. Biography snippet share – Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
  2. Rockin Conclusions
  3. Continue Biography Spotlight Writing

HW: Study Biography, Autobiography, & Memoir Vocabulary Click here to study! Test FRIDAY!

Wednesday –

  1. Biography snippet share-  Albert Einstein
  2. Continue Biography Spotlight (check for capitalization, usage, punctuation, & spelling)

HW: Study Biography, Autobiography, & Memoir Vocabulary Click here to study! Test FRIDAY!

Thursday –

  1. Biography snippet share- Malala
  2. Introduce Infographics on Canva & grading rubric
  3. Begin Biography Infographic

HW: Study Biography, Autobiography, & Memoir Vocabulary Click here to study! Test FRIDAY!

Friday –

  1. Biography Snippet Share – Elvis Presley
  2. Character Lesson – RESPECT
  3. Biography, Autobiography, & Memoir Vocabulary Test
  4. Continue working on Biography Infographic

Have a great weekend!

ELA 6.04, ELA 6.06, ELA 6.07, ELA 6.08, ELA 6.09, ELA 6.10, Lesson Plans

Lesson Plans for the Week of November 2-6

WRITING:

Monday –

  1. Watch video of last week’s Zombie “Break Out”
  2.  Biography Nearpod Lesson
  3. Choose Biography (if time)

HW: Flocabulary “Biography”  Video & Quiz (Google Classroom)  DUE FRIDAY!

Tuesday –

  1. Biography snippet share – Harry Houdini
  2. Begin Biography Book
  3. Begin filling out “Biography Graphic Organizer”

HW: Flocabulary “Biography”  Video & Quiz (Google Classroom)  DUE FRIDAY!

Wednesday

  1. Biography snippet share – Corrie Ten Boom
  2. Continue biography book
  3. Continue filling out “Biography Graphic Organizer”

HW: Flocabulary “Biography”  Video & Quiz (Google Classroom)  DUE FRIDAY!

Thursday –

  1. Biography snippet share – Louis Braille
  2. Continue biography book
  3. Continue filling out “Biography Graphic Organizer”

HW: Flocabulary “Biography”  Video & Quiz (Google Classroom)  DUE FRIDAY!

Friday –

  1. Biography snippet share – Winston Churchill
  2. Character Lesson – Be a Good Citizen
  3. Edgenuity
  4. Finish Biography Graphic Organizer

ADVANCED WRITING:

Monday –

  1. Watch video of last week’s Zombie “Break Out”
  2.  Biography Nearpod Lesson
  3. Choose Biography (if time)

HW: Flocabulary “Biography”  Video & Quiz (Google Classroom)  DUE FRIDAY!

Tuesday –

  1. Biography snippet share
  2. Begin Biography Book
  3. Begin filling out “Biography Graphic Organizer”

HW: Flocabulary “Biography”  Video & Quiz (Google Classroom)  DUE FRIDAY!

Wednesday

  1. Biography snippet share
  2. Continue biography book
  3. Continue filling out “Biography Graphic Organizer”

HW: Flocabulary “Biography”  Video & Quiz (Google Classroom)  DUE FRIDAY!

Thursday –

  1. Biography snippet share
  2. Continue biography book
  3. Begin writing a multi-paragraph biography paper, using your graphic organizer

HW: Flocabulary “Biography”  Video & Quiz (Google Classroom)  DUE FRIDAY!

Friday –

  1. Character Lesson – Be a Good Citizen
  2. Edgenuity
  3. Continue writing a multi-paragraph biography paper, using your graphic organizer

Have a great weekend!