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 March 26-30

Passion Project presentations will take place April 2-April 6.

Monday –

  • Finish Alcatraz hyperdoc
  • Hand out new vocabulary (this week’s vocabulary comes from Mr. Bohn and will focus on migration terms)  **Study hard- test on Tuesday, April 10
  • Students will start signing up for a day to present their Passion Project (be sure and ask your child when he/she is presenting so they have all materials and items necessary on that day)

Hw: Perform Passion Project for parents/guardian and return bottom portion of letter and finish “The Emperor and the Nightingale”

Tuesday-

  • Vocabulary Jam with migration terms
  • Show a few Genius Hour presentation videos (discuss expectations and point out what makes a great presentation)
  • Watch the first half of “Breakout from Alcatraz”

Hw: Perform Passion Project for parents/guardian and return bottom portion of letter and finish “The Emperor and the Nightingale”

Wednesday-

  • Take up reading passage
  • Finishing touches on any concerns or questions regarding Genius Hour presentations (make sure all links work, links have been sent to Mrs. Lobue, etc.)
  • Watch the second half of “Breakout from Alcatraz”

Hw: Perform Passion Project for parents/guardian and return bottom portion of letter and practice migration vocabulary words on vocabulary.com

Thursday– 

  • Flocabulary Main Idea/Supporting Details Video, Read & Respond, and Quiz
  • Quizizz (context clues, main idea, & author’s purpose)

Hw: Perform Passion Project for parents/guardian and return bottom portion of letter and practice migration vocabulary words on vocabulary.com

Friday-

  • School Holiday
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Lesson Plans for the Week of 3/19-3/23

Passion Project presentations will take place the first week in April.

Monday –

  • Student Holiday/Teacher Work Day

Tuesday-

  • Genius Hour/Visit library for a new book

Hw: Get Passion Project letter signed and get prepared for presentation the first week of April

Wednesday-

  • Watch History of Alcatraz Prison video
  • Begin Alcatraz Hyperdoc
  • Hand out new reading passage

Hw:  Get Passion Project Letter signed, “The Emperor and the Nightingale” Drama (due 3/28) & Alcatraz Vocabulary on Vocabulary.com

Thursday–

  • Watch Brief History of Alcatraz video
  • Alcatraz Vocabulary (Vocabulary Jam)
  • Continue Alcatraz Hperdoc

Hw: Get Passion Project Letter signed, “The Emperor and the Nightingale” Drama (due 3/28) & Alcatraz Vocabulary on Vocabulary.com

Friday-

  • Quiz on Alcatraz Vocabulary
  • Finish Alcatraz Hyperdoc
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Lesson Plans for the Week of 3/5-3/9

Passion Project presentations will take place the first week in April. 

Monday –

  • Genius Hour
  • Review important dates and Google Slide tips
  • Get links on our classroom Google Slide

Hw: Complete “Renewed Hope for Extinct Species” reading passage and work on Passion Project

Tuesday-

  • Complete “I Can Create Analogies” warm up
  • Biography 4 Square Poster (Career & Accomplishments)

Hw: Complete “Renewed Hope for Extinct Species” (due tomorrow) and work on Passion Project

Wednesday-  

  • Take up reading passage
  • Biography 4 Square Poster (Fun facts about person)

Hw: Passion Project

Thursday–

  • Finish Biography 4 Square Poster (colorful, detailed, and neat)

Hw: Passion Project

Friday-

  • Vocabulary Loop
  • Discuss hw (“Renewed Hope for Extinct Species”)

HAVE AN INCREDIBLE SPRING BREAK!

 

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Lesson Plans for the Week of 2/26-3/2

DON’T FORGET THAT WEDNESDAY IS AN EARLY RELEASE DAY at 12:00.

Monday –

  • Genius Hour
  • Review important dates and Google Slide tips

Hw: Complete “Back to First Grade” reading passage (due tomorrow)

Tuesday-

  • Grade analogy hw
  • Take up “Back to First Grade” reading passage
  • Pass out “Renewed Hope for Extinct Species”
  • Complete Analogies Practice
  • Pick out biography book

Hw: Work on “Renewed Hope for Extinct Species” and work on Passion Project

Wednesday- EARLY RELEASE DAY 

  • Discuss Biography Rubric (with the classes I have today)
  • Begin working on Biography 4-Square Poster

Hw: Reading passage and Passion Project

Thursday–

  • Discuss Biography Rubric with the classes I didn’t have yesterday
  • Work on Biography 4-Square poster

Hw: Reading passage and Passion Project

Friday- 

  • Discuss “Back to First Grade” reading passage
  • Work on Biography 4-Square poster

Passion Project presentations will take place the first week in April. 

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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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