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 12/4-12/8

Monday –

  • Continue reviewing non-fiction text features & watch 2 videos
  • Complete non-fiction task cards **This is a grade.

Hw: Study vocabulary words (Click on this link to study words with flashcards and games): https://quizlet.com/_4252q5 read, and answer 1 comprehension question on your reading log

Tuesday- 

  • Non-Fiction text features race
  • Review graphic organizers of text structure in nb and anchor charts
  • Complete “Organizational Patterns” and “Graphic Sources” in Study Island

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

Wednesday- NON- FICTION #2 READING LOG DUE!

  • Hand out new reading homework
  • Take up non-fiction reading log #2
  • Finish Study Island lessons

Hw: Study vocabulary words and complete reading passage

Thursday– 

  • Quizlet Live with words on tomorrow’s test
  • Read “The Spider Curse” Drama
  • Answer close reading questions about drama

Hw: Study vocabulary and complete reading passage

Friday-

  • Vocabulary Test
  • View Arachne – short film
  • Complete Venn Diagram, comparing Arachne (our short film) to “The Spider Curse” drama
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Lesson Plans for the Week of 11/6-11/10

Monday –

  • Hand out new vocabulary words
  • Finish comparison of drama/short film of “The Monkey’s Paw”
  • “The Monkey’s Paw” quiz

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 your reading log

Tuesday- 

  • Introduce text structures
  • Glue graphic organizer with examples of various text structures, clue words, and examples into interactive notebook.
  • Begin with descriptive text structure (“Kangaroos” Interactive Notebook Activity)

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

Wednesday- 

  • Hand out new reading passage “The Golden Age of Ancient Greece” (DUE 11/14)
  • Read novel
  • Sequential Text Structure (“Baby Kangaroos:” Interactive Notebook Activity)

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

Thursday– NON- FICTION #1 READING LOG DUE!

  • Read novel
  • Cause/Effect Text Structure
  • “The Gold Mantled Tree” Interactive Notebook Activity

Hw: Study vocabulary and complete reading passage

Friday-

  • Compare/Contrast and problem/solution text structure
  • “Too Many Kangaroos” & “Kangaroos vs/ Wallabies” Interactive Notebook Activity
  • Read novel
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Lesson Plans for the Week of 10/30-11/3

  • Halloween Context Clues Game
  • Read Halloween Book

Hw: Study vocabulary words, (Go HERE to practice), read 20 minutes, and complete “The Big Jump” drama

Tuesday –

  • Share an interesting newspaper article with students and discuss how to solve the dilemma

Hw: Study vocabulary words, read 20 minutes, and finish “The Big Jump” drama

Wednesday- EARLY RELEASE DAY (Students are dismissed at 12:00)

  • Author Skype with Alex London in the auditorium

Hw: Read 20 minutes and study vocabulary

Thursday- READING HOMEWORK “THE BIG JUMP” IS DUE!

  • Pass out NON-FICTION Reading Log #1
  • Take up “The Big Jump” drama
  • Read novel
  • View short film “The Monkey’s Paw”

Hw: Read 20 minutes, study vocabulary &  answer 1 question on reading log

Friday-

  • Vocabulary Test
  • Read novel
  • Compare & contrast “The Monkey’s Paw” drama to the short film (focusing on the setting, characters, and plot)
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Lesson Plans for the Week of 10/23-10/27

IT’S RED RIBBON WEEK AT WOMS!

Monday – WEAR RED

  • Hand out new vocabulary words (Go HERE to practice)
  • Read novel
  • Go to the library to check out a non-fiction book

Hw: Study vocabulary words & read 20 minutes (remember to record all books read on your 40 -Book Challenge Form)

Tuesday – WEAR HAWAIIAN 

  • Read novel
  • Discuss data & most missed concepts from Common Assessment #1
  • Hand out parent letter to be sent home sharing grade and student quintile
  • Kahoot game

Hw: Study vocabulary words all week and  read 20 minutes

Wednesday- WEAR COLLEGE SHIRTS/CRAZY SOCKS

  • Read novel
  • Hand out new reading passage (drama titled “The Big Jump”)
  • Begin “The Monkey’s Paw” drama from Scope Magazine

Hw: Read 20 minutes, study vocabulary, and complete reading homework ”                  ”

Thursday- BE A SUPERHERO – DON’T DO DRUGS!

  • Continue “The Monkey’s Paw” from Scope
  • Watch video on mood and how music, words, and figurative language can create the mood in a drama or story
  • Work in partners to infer information from the drama

Hw: Read 20 minutes, study vocabulary, and complete reading homework  “The Big Jump”

Friday- WEAR NEON

  • Continue working with partners to infer
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