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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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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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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Monday –

  • Finish any Passion Projects that haven’t been presented.
  • Discuss “The Emperor and the Nightingale” Drama

Hw: Study migration vocabulary by going to vocabulary.com and completing the two practices on there.

Tuesday-

  • Migration Vocabulary Test
  • Pass out new reading passage

Hw: Reading passage (due next Tuesday 4/17) **Prove answers for 5 bonus points on grade.

Wednesday-

  • Camp Gilmont Field Trip

**Wear long pants and tennis shoes. Check the weather to see if sunscreen is needed. Students may wear sunglasses and hats.

Hw: Reading passage and read for 20 minutes

Thursday– 

  • Begin Migration Hyperdoc

Hw: Reading passage and read 20 minutes

Friday-

  • Migration Hyperdoc
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Lesson Plans for the Week of 2/19-2/23

Monday –

NO SCHOOL – enjoy your day off!

Tuesday-

  • Start benchmark review – today we’ll go over “Monkey Tales”

Hw: Finish analogy hw if you didn’t – due tomorrow

Wednesday- ANALOGY HW DUE!

  • Take up analogy hw
  • Hand out new reading passage “Back to First Grade”
  • Review benchmark – today we’ll discuss “Five Rings Unbroken”

Hw: Read Genius Hour topic for 20 minutes, work on presentation, and complete reading passage (due next Tuesday)

Thursday–

  • Benchmark review – today we’ll discuss the paired passage “Red Crab Invasion”/”Monarch Magic”

Hw: Read Genius Hour topic for 20 minutes, work on presentation, and complete “Back to First Grade” passage

Friday- 

  • Benchmark review – today we’ll discuss “Composting” and “From Charlie Joe Jackson’s Guide to Extra Credit”

Each day will include a game of some sort. The students were already asking me last week what games we are going to play. They remember all the games we played last year for review. This should be a fun and informative week that I’m looking forward to!

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Lesson Plans for the Week of 2/12-2/16

MATH BENCHMARK 2/13 & READING BENCHMARK ON 2/14. PLEASE MAKE ALL EFFORTS TO BE AT SCHOOL!

Monday –

  • Reminders/tidbits regarding upcoming benchmarks
  • Genius Hour

Hw: Get a good night of sleep. You may bring a non-messy/no peanut snack and a water bottle (only water and must have a lid) for tomorrow’s benchmark.

Tuesday-

  • MATH BENCHMARK

Hw: Get a good night of sleep. You may bring a non-messy/no peanut snack and a water bottle (only water and must have a lid) for tomorrow’s benchmark.

Wednesday- 

  • READING BENCHMARK

Hw: Read Genius Hour topic for 20 minutes and take notes or be working on the presentation aspect of your project.

Thursday–

  • Students will go on a digital quest to review non-fiction text structures
  • Logic puzzles

Hw: Analogies

Friday- I will be at a workshop. There will be a sub in my room.

  • Flocabulary “Text Structures” video & quiz
  • Valentine’s comprehension reading
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Lesson Plans for the Week of 1/29-2/2

READING BENCHMARK ON FEBRUARY 14. PLEASE MAKE ALL EFFORTS TO BE AT SCHOOL!

New vocabulary words are HERE.

Monday –

Genius Hour

Hw: Finish “Sailing to New Horizons” reading passage (due Wednesday) and read Genius Hour topic for 20 minutes.

Tuesday- 

  • Hand out new vocabulary words (vocabulary test on 2/9)
  • Introduce debate “Finders/Keepers”
  • Discuss and define 5 vocabulary words from our debate

Hw: Read 20 minutes (Genius Hour Topic) **”Sailing to New Horizons” reading passage due TOMORROW!

Wednesday-

  • Take up hw (reading passage) & pass out new reading passage
  • Read letters from debate and decide which side you’re on
  • Discuss the claim, counterclaim, and rebuttals in each letter

Hw: Complete reading passage “Tomato Harvest/A Run to Remember” paired passage & study vocabulary

Thursday–

  • Complete “Tone” & “Scavenger Hunt” in partners
  • Discuss last week’s hw

Hw:Complete reading passage “Tomato Harvest/A Run to Remember” paired passage & study vocabulary

Friday- Mrs. Lobue will be at a workshop; a sub will be in my room

  • Read “Ruby Bridges: Girl of Courage”
  • Complete the main idea and supporting details activity (give textual evidence)
  • Ruby Bridges Flocabulary video & quiz
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Lesson Plans for the Week of December 11-15

{STUDENTS WILL GO ON A QUEST THIS WEEK TO REVIEW ALL CONCEPTS ON UPCOMING SEMESTER EXAM}

Monday –

  • Review elements of poetry
  • Complete Quizalize Lessons

Hw: Complete Quizalize lessons if you didn’t in class

Tuesday- 

  • Review Plot Diagram
  • Read a short story & fill in a plot diagram graphic organizer
  • Begin Study Island Practice Test to review concepts on exam

Hw: If you were absent or behind, work on your Study Island Practice Test

Wednesday- READING HOMEWORK DUE!

  • Take up reading hw
  • Continue Study Island Practice Test

Hw: If you were absent or behind, work on your Study Island Practice Test

Thursday–

  • Finish Study Island Practice Test
  • Continue Quizalize Lessons
  • Hand back and discuss graded papers

Hw: Finish Study Island Lessons if you didn’t in class or you were absent

Friday-

  • Discuss reading hw
  • Introduce Passion Projects (just a little insight into it) since we’ll be starting this when we return from the break
  • Give students time to research ideas, read news headlines, etc. to find topics of interest
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Lesson Plans for the Week of November 13- November 17

BRING IN CANNED GOODS FOR OUR FOOD DRIVE!

READING PASSAGE DUE TUESDAY. THERE WILL BE NO READING LOG THIS WEEK DUE TO THE THANKSGIVING BREAK!

Monday –

  • Read novel
  • Introduce “The Flaming Sky”(the Hindenburg Disaster)
  • Watch “Behind the Scenes” video with the author of “The Flaming Sky”

Hw: Study vocabulary words (Go HERE to practice), read 20 minutes, and complete “The Golden Age of Ancient Greece” reading passage if you didn’t last week (due TUESDAY)

Tuesday – READING PASSAGE DUE!

  • Take up reading passage – “The Golden Age of Ancient Greece”
  • Read novel
  • “The Flaming Sky”
  • Video accounts of a witness to the Hindenburg disaster and a survivor

Hw: Study vocabulary and read 20 minutes

Wednesday- AUTHOR SKYPE WITH TOM ANGLEBURGER

  • Non Fiction Text Features, Mood, Text Structure Vocabulary & Tone printables
  • Watch footage of the Hindenburg disaster

Hw: Study vocabulary and read 20 minutes

Thursday-

  • Read novel
  • Complete printables

Hw: Study vocabulary and read 20 minutes

Friday- VOCABULARY TEST

  • Vocabulary test
  • Discuss “The Golden Age of Ancient Greece” – Homework Superstars teach!
  • Read novel
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