Next Week is Red Ribbon Week at WOMS

                                             photo credit: Sylvan Hills Middle School – PCSSD

 

The week of 10/23-10-27 is Red Ribbon Week at the middle school. 

Monday 10/23 – Wear Red

Tuesday 10/24 – Wear Hawaiian Attire

Wednesday 10/25 – College Shirt/Crazy Socks

Thursday 10/26 – Super Hero Day

Friday 10/27 – Neon

Lesson Plans for the Week of 10/16-10/20

VOCABULARY TEST IS THURSDAY DUE TO STUDENT HOLIDAY ON FRIDAY!

Monday –

  • Common Assessment #1
  • Read book when finished

Hw: Study vocabulary words (Academic Vocabulary #1) all week (Go HERE to practice) and read 20 minutes each night.

Tuesday –

  • Finish Common Assessment #1 (put answers in DMAC)
  • Read book when finished

Hw: Study vocabulary words and read 20 minutes each night.

Wednesday-

  • Quizlet Live
  • Vocabulary Activity

Hw: Read 20 minutes study vocabulary

Thursday-

  • Vocabulary Test
  • Read Out of Mind novel
  • Review Common Assessment #1

Hw: Enjoy your day off tomorrow!

Friday-

Student holiday – teacher inservice day

Lesson Plans for the Week of 10/9-10/13

READING PASSAGE DUE WEDNESDAY. THERE WILL BE NO READING LOG THIS WEEK.

STUDY VOCABULARY HARD – Common Assessment 1 soon to come and vocabulary will need to be known to answer questions.

Monday –

  • Hand out new vocabulary words (Go HERE to practice)
  • Partners will work together to analyze a poem using TPCASTT strategy

Hw: Study vocabulary words all week, read 20 minutes each night, and complete “Tiger” reading passage if you didn’t last week (due WEDNESDAY)

Tuesday –

  • Read Legend of the Bluebonnet (focusing on the rule of 3, the great helper, the theme and the setting)
  • Begin filling out graphic organizer

Hw: Study vocabulary words all week, read 20 minutes each night, and complete “Tiger” reading passage if you didn’t last week (due WEDNESDAY)

Wednesday- READING PASSAGE DUE!

  • Read Pink and Say (focusing on the magic helper, theme, setting, dialect)
  • Finish filling out graphic organizer (comparing yesterday’s book to today’s)

Hw: Read 20 minutes study vocabulary

Thursday-

  • Read novel
  • Study Island (review various concepts for next week’s common assessment)

Hw: Read 20 minutes and study vocabulary

Friday-

  • Text Evidence (Homework Superstar)
  • Study Island

Lesson Plans for the Week of 10/2-10/6

Monday –

  • Read Out of my Mind novel
  • Dialect & Register Lesson & Activity

Hw: Study vocabulary words (Click on this link to study words with flashcards and games: https://quizlet.com/_3plkwz, read, and answer 1 comprehension question on reading log

Tuesday- 

  • Read novel
  • Begin poetry mini unit

Hw: Study vocabulary words, read, and answer 1 comprehension question on reading log

Wednesday- READING LOG DUE & EARLY RELEASE

  • Hand out new reading passage for hw (poem)  DUE 10/11
  • Share some examples of reading log responses
  • Out of Mind Book Trailer to “Fight Song”

Hw: Poetry passage

Thursday

  • Read novel
  • Introduce TPCASTT strategy for analyzing poems
  • Digital classroom on TPCASTT strategy

Hw: Poetry Passage

Friday-

  • Out of my Mind 3 Vocabulary Test
  • TPCASTT – Analyze a poem together
  • Work with partners to analyze a poem using TPCASTT strategy (if time)

Lesson Plans for the Week of 10/25-10/29

Monday –

  • Hand out new vocabulary words (Go HERE to practice)
  • Read Out of my Mind novel
  • Finish Inferencing Tiles from last week

Hw: Study vocabulary words all week, read 20 minutes each night, and complete “Dream Pilot” reading passage if you didn’t last week (due WEDNESDAY)

Tuesday – 

  • Read novel
  • Figurative Language Lesson &  Activity

Hw: Study vocabulary words all week, read 20 minutes each night, and complete “Dream Pilot” reading passage if you didn’t last week (due WEDNESDAY)

Wednesday- READING PASSAGE DUE!

  • Take up reading passage “Dream Pilot”
  • Hand out new reading logs (due next Wednesday 10/4)
  • Figurative Language Activity (working with partners)

Hw: Read 20 minutes and answer 1 comprehension question

Thursday-

  • Finish Figurative Language Activity with partner
  • Quizlet Vocabulary

Hw: Read 20 minutes and answer 1 comprehension question

Friday-

  • Check hw (showing text evidence)  **A “Homework Superstar” will teach our lesson.
  • Battle between Classcraft Teams

Lesson Plans for the Week of September 18-22

Monday –

  • Read Out of my Mind novel
  • Finish 9/11 Choice Board
  • Share creations, words learned, and activities from our choice board

Hw: Study vocabulary words (Click on this link to study words with flashcards and games: http://lobuea.wonecks.net/vocabulary-2017-2018/, read, and answer 1 comprehension question on reading log

Tuesday- 

  • Read novel
  • Inferencing Lesson – Let’s take a look at Mrs. Lobue’s trash!
  • All About Inferencing Digital Classroom

Hw:Study vocabulary words, read, and answer 1 comprehension question on reading log

Wednesday- 

  • Read novel
  • Hand out new reading passage for hw
  • Continue inferencing digital classroom

Hw:Study vocabulary words, read, and answer 1 comprehension question on reading log

Thursday- READING LOG DUE!

  • Take up reading logs (this is a grade)
  • Read novel
  • Inferencing digital classrooom

Hw: Reading passage (due 9/27)

Friday-

  • Read Novel
  • Out of my Mind Vocabulary Test
  • Finish Inferencing DC

Lesson Plans for the Week of September 11-15

 

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Monday –

  • Hand out new vocabulary words (Go to Vocabulary 2017-2018 tab on my blog to practice new words – there are games and flashcards)
  • Read Out of my Mind novel
  • Watch two Kid Friendly videos of what happened on 9/11
  • Discuss the THEME of this tragic event

WE WILL NEVER FORGET!!

Hw: Study vocabulary words all week, read 20 minutes each night, and complete “The Day the Towers Fell” reading passage if you didn’t last week (due WEDNESDAY)

Tuesday – 

  • Read novel
  • Discuss 40 Book Challenge **We are having a contest between 6th, 7th, and 8th grades. Let’s win this!
  • Begin 9/11 Choice Board

Hw: Study vocabulary words all week, read 20 minutes each night, and complete “The Day the Towers Fell” reading passage if you didn’t last week (due WEDNESDAY)

Wednesday- READING PASSAGE DUE!

  • Take up reading passage “The Day the Towers Fell”
  • Read novel
  • 9/11 Choice Board

Hw: Read 20 minutes and answer 1 comprehension question

Thursday-

  • Read Novel
  • 9/11 Choice Board

Hw: Read 20 minutes and answer 1 comprehension question

Friday-

  • Read Novel
  • Check hw (showing text evidence)  **Starting next passage and on, I’ll be picking “Text Evidence” superstars!
  • 9/11 Choice Board

**One of the activities students can complete on their choice board is a word cloud. I wanted to share mine.

Mrs. Lobue’s Word Cloud

Students can also chose to create an online timeline of 9/11’s major events. Here’s mine.

Mrs. Lobue’s 9/11 Timeline

Lesson Plans for September 4-8

Monday –

NO SCHOOL (Happy Labor Day)

Hw: Study vocabulary words all week, read 20 minutes, and fill out reading log

Tuesday – 

  • Read novel
  • Begin filling in plot diagram for novel
  • Review common themes found in literature

Hw: Study vocabulary words all week, read 20 minutes, and fill in reading log

Wednesday- READING LOG DUE!

  • Read novel
  • Get new homework (reading passage – due 11/13)
  • Theme task cards as a whole group for review

Hw: Reading passage (prove answers)

Thursday-

  • Read Novel
  • Theme snapshot to access understanding of this concept

Hw: Study vocabulary words and complete reading passage

Friday-

  • Read Novel
  • Out of my Mind Vocabulary Test

Lesson Plans for the Week of August 28-September 1

Monday –

  • Introduce and go over new reading vocabulary (test on Friday 9/8)
  • Introduce Sharon Draper (author of Out of my Mind)
  • Watch book trailer
  • Begin Out of my Mind

Hw: Study vocabulary words all week & read 20 minutes

Tuesday – 

  • Read novel
  • Complete character organizer on main character in novel
  • Glue in Plot Diagram into Interactive Notebooks – we will fill this in as we read the novel

Hw: Study vocabulary words all week & read 20 minutes

Wednesday-

  • Read novel
  • Go over and discuss reading log (Due Wednesday, September 6) **Students must read any 5 nights that they choose (100 minutes total)

Students are expected to read 20 minutes each night. This is not meant to be filled in or completed in one night.

Students are to complete it one question at a time.

I will grade the log using a rubric (a copy of this will go home for you to see).

Hw: Study vocabulary words all week & read 20 minutes and fill in reading log

Thursday-

  • Read Novel
  • Begin Cerebral Palsy Webquest

Hw: Study vocabulary words all week & read 20 minutes and fill in reading log

Friday-

  • Read Novel
  • Finish Cerebral Palsy Webquest