Lesson Plans for the Week of February 3-7

Parents, we will be using watercolors this week to design the final drafts of our Terezin Concentration Camp butterflies. If your child doesn’t have watercolors (this was on the school list), please send this in. Thank you!

Monday, February 10 and Tuesday, February 11 are benchmark days. Please make every effort to have your child at school on these days. We appreciate your help with this.

Monday- 

  • Max – ch. 13
  • Partner Pair Editing- students will rotate to different partners and give suggestions/praise and discuss butterflies

HW: “Anne Frank” Flocabulary Video & Quiz (Daily Grade) 

Tuesday –

  • Max – ch. 14-15
  • Edit/revise rough draft of butterfly

HW: “Anne Frank” Flocabulary Video & Quiz (Daily Grade) 

Wednesday-

  • Max – ch. 16-17
  • Butterfly -if done editing rough draft of butterfly, begin final draft (create/design a butterfly to hang on outside board)  **Students will use watercolors on the final draft.

HW: “Anne Frank” Flocabulary Video & Quiz (Daily Grade) 

Thursday-

  • Read Max – ch. 18
  • Butterfly – final draft

HW: “Anne Frank” Flocabulary Video & Quiz (Daily Grade) 

Friday –Flocabulary assignment DUE!

  • Max – ch. 19
  • Character Lesson – “Boundaries”
  • All butterflies should be turned in
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Lesson Plans for the Week of January 27-31

Monday- 

  • Max – ch 11
  • Read “The Girl Who Lived Forever”  (Anne Frank)
  • Mentor Sentence (set off a comma when using dialogue)

HW: “Holocaust” Flocabulary Vocabulary Game (Daily Grade) & study “The Girl Who Lived Forever” vocabulary

Tuesday –

  • Max – ch 12
  • Read Poems from I Never Saw Another Butterfly
  • Students will write poems/inspirations thoughts & words on butterflies regarding Jewish children who lived in the concentration camp Theresienstadt

HW: “Holocaust” Flocabulary Vocabulary Game (Daily Grade) & study “The Girl Who Lived Forever” vocabulary

Wednesday-EARLY RELEASE at 12:00

  • Dr. King art
  • Vocabulary practice
  • Work on butterflies

HW: “Holocaust” Flocabulary Vocabulary Game (Daily Grade) & study “The Girl Who Lived Forever” vocabulary

Thursday-

  • Read Max – 13
  • Finish butterflies & Dr. King art

HW: “Holocaust” Flocabulary Vocabulary Game (Daily Grade) & study “The Girl Who Lived Forever” vocabulary

FridayFlocabulary vocabulary game ssignment DUE!

  • Character Lesson – “Lift Others Up”
  • Vocabulary “The Girl Who Lived Forever” Test
  • Finish all work
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Lesson Plans for the Week of January 20-24

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Monday- 

  • Student holiday – We miss you, Dr. King!

Tuesday –

  • Martin Luther King Poem “Thirty-Nine Years -Too Short, Too Long, Long Enough”
  • Max – ch.8
  • Mentor Sentence – Setting off names with commas

HW: Finish Gimkit “The Girl Who Lived Forever” vocabulary (daily grade due Friday)

Wednesday-

  • Max ch. 9
  • Vocabulary practice
  • Grammar- pronouns/possessive pronouns

HW: Finish Gimkit “The Girl Who Lived Forever” vocabulary (daily grade)

Thursday-

  • Read Max – ch. 10
  • Flocabulary “Holocaust” video & quiz

HW: Finish Gimkit “The Girl Who Lived Forever” vocabulary (daily grade)

Friday – Gimkit vocabulary assignment DUE!

  • Character Lesson – “Just Be Yourself”
  • Read “The Girl Who Lived Forever”
  • Respond to text using evidence
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Lesson Plans for the Week of January 13-17

Monday- 

  • Max – ch.4
  • Watch “Conjunction Junction”
  • Mentor Sentences- Commas in a series and commas in a compound sentence
  • Practice Max #1 vocabulary for tomorrow’s test

HW: Finish Vocabulary.com Max Vocabulary (daily grade)

Tuesday –

  • Max ch. 5
  • “US Marine Reunited with Dog that Saved his Life”
  • Max vocabulary test

HW: Finish Vocabulary.com Max Vocabulary (daily grade)

Wednesday- 

  • Max ch. 6
  • Mentor Sentence – Set off name with a comma
  • Watch Dr. King’s “I Have a Dream”

HW: Finish Vocabulary.com Max Vocabulary (daily grade)

Thursday-

  • Read Max – chapter 7
  • “I Have a Dream” Activity

HW: Finish Vocabulary.com Max Vocabulary (daily grade)

Friday – Vocabulary.com Max Vocabulary DUE

  • Character Lesson – “Responsibility”
  • “I Have a Dream” Activity
  • Grammar Mini-Lesson – subjects/predicates/adjectives/adverbs/prepositions
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Lesson Plans for the Week of January 6-10

 

I hope you all had an amazing holiday break with your friends and family. Check out this week!

Monday- 

  • STUDENT HOLIDAY

Tuesday

  • Inspirational video – challenge yourself this year to be your very best!
  • Introduce Max. Best Friend. Hero. Marine.
  • Hand out new Max vocabulary (Test 1/14)
  • Watch “Dogs of War”

HW: Finish Gimkit Max Vocabulary (daily grade)

Wednesday- 

  • Begin Max- chapter 1
  • Begin “War Dogs” Webquest

HW: Finish Gimkit Max Vocabulary (daily grade)

Thursday-

  • Read Max – chapter 2
  • Mentor Sentences – commas in a compound sentence
  • Finish “War Dogs” Webquest

HW: Finish Gimkit Max Vocabulary (daily grade)

Friday – Gimkit Max Vocabulary DUE

  • Character Lesson – “Resolutions”
  • Max – chapter 3
  • Mentor sentence-commas in a list/series
  • Pen pals
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Lesson Plans for the Week of 12/16-12/20

Monday- 

  • Finish final draft of friendly letter
  • Begin semester review

HW- Complete Semester Exam Quizizz (may take more than once to review)

Tuesday –

  • Character Lesson – “Holiday Time” & Random Acts of Kindness
  • Semester review

HW- Complete Semester Exam Quizizz (may take more than once to review)

Wednesday- EARLY RELEASE @ 12:15

  • Semester Exams: 4th/5th periods & Semester Review

Grab & Go Lunch

HW- Complete Semester Exam Quizizz (may take more than once to review)

Thursday- EARLY RELEASE @ 12:15

  • Semester Exams: Periods 1st/2nd/6th

Grab & Go Lunch

HW- Complete Semester Exam Quizizz (may take more than once to review)

Friday – EARLY RELEASE @ 12:15

  • Semester Exams: Periods 3rd/7th/8th

Grab & Go Lunch

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Lesson Plans for the Week of December 2-6

This week, we are learning about Pearl Harbor, “a day that will live in infamy.”

Monday- 

  • Watch “How Pearl Harbor was Attacked” – The true story
  • Read National Geographic’s “Attack on Pearl Harbor”

HW: Vocabulary.com “Pearl Harbor” list (DUE FRIDAY)

Tuesday –

  • Let’s travel to Pearl Harbor National Memorial

HW: Vocabulary.com “Pearl Harbor” list (DUE FRIDAY)

Wednesday- 

  • Pearl Harbor Blackout Poetry
  • Write pen pal

HW: Vocabulary.com “Pearl Harbor” list (DUE FRIDAY)

Thursday- UIL DAY for kids doing UIL

  • Finish Pearl Harbor blackout poetry & pen pal if you haven’t
  • Trustworthiness Character Lesson
  • Vocabulary.com Vocab Jam (if already done with hw)

HW: Vocabulary.com “Pearl Harbor” list (DUE FRIDAY)

Friday –Vocabulary.com due!

  • Pearl Harbor Activity

 

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Can You Break Out?

Our students recently worked very hard to unlock five locks in just 20 minutes. Yes, they were successful. Way to go! We used context clues to determine the meaning of unfamiliar words in order to get numbers for the locks.

Here’s a sneak peek into our fun!

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Lesson Plans for the Week of 10/28-11/1

Monday- 

  • Read novel & discuss
  • Point of view mini-lesson – apply by writing own sentences in different points of view

HW: Watch “Point of View” Flocabulary video and complete the QUIZ for a grade (due Friday).

Tuesday –

  • Point of View & Figurative Language Activities

HW: Watch “Point of View” Flocabulary video and complete the QUIZ for a grade (due Friday).

Wednesday- EARLY RELEASE

  • Digital Breakout
  • Halloween Scattergories

HW: Watch “Point of View” Flocabulary video and complete the QUIZ for a grade (due Friday).

Thursday-

  • Context clues task cards
  • Read Halloweiner – discuss literary devices used throughout book

HW: Watch “Point of View” Flocabulary video and complete the QUIZ for a grade (due tomorrow).

Friday –

  • Read novel
  • Mentor Sentence
  • Character Lesson – Online Respect (discuss when and how to post, put your phone down when visiting with someone, don’t post when emotion, you are leaving a digital footprint- be careful)
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Lesson Plans for the Week of 10/21-10/25

It’s SO good to be back after being out for 6 weeks. Thank you for all the sweets notes, comments, and prayers during my recovery from neck surgery. I appreciate all of you!

It’s a new 9 weeks. Be sure and check out your child’s grades in Skyward.

Monday- 

  • Teacher Work Day (no students)

Tuesday –

  • It’s good to be back!
  • Watch Mood video (discuss words that create mood)
  • Discuss (Out of my Mind) and chapters read so far

HW: None

Wednesday-

  • Read “Monkey’s Paw” Scope 
  • Write “mood words” in notebooks

HW: None

Thursday- 

  • Watch short film & discuss similarities/differences to the play
  • Write sentences that contain mood

HW: None

Friday –

  • Vocabulary Activity
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