Lesson Plans for the Week of March 4-8

Please return the benchmark and Genius Hour letters if you haven’t. Thank you!


  • Flocabulary – Conflict Quiz
  • Work on 4-Square Biography Poster

HW: Complete “Five Rings Unbroken” reading passage **Prove answers!

Tuesday –  

  • Benchmark review – paired passage “George Washington’s Portrait/The Story Behind the Silmarillion”
  • Biography 4-Square Poster

HW: Complete “Five Rings Unbroken” reading passage **Prove answers!


  • Benchmark Review “The Raven & the Star Fruit”
  • Biography 4-Square Poster

HW: “Five Rings Unbroken” reading passage (prove answers)


  • Benchmark Review “Venezuela’s Lightning Storms”
  • Finish Biography 4-Square Poster

HW: Read 20 minutes


  • Genius Hour

I’m wishing you all a fun and relaxing Spring Break!

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Lesson Plans for the Week of January 7-11

Welcome Back and Happy New Year!

We are excited about our new novel. Students will learn on Monday that we will be reading Max Best Friend. Hero. Marine  **I can’t wait to see the smiles!

Image result for max best friend hero marine

photo credit: amazon.com

Monday –

  • Watch Flocabulary’s “Year in Review”
  • Introduce new novel, Max, and watch a short video “Dogs of War”
  • Begin Military Dogs web quest with partner
  • Hand out new vocabulary (test is on Thursday, January 17)
  • Study vocabulary – click HERE to practice vocabulary with flashcards and games (test on Thursday, January 17)

HW: Vocabulary.com assignment (due Wednesday and this IS a grade)

Tuesday –

  • Finish web quest with partner
  • Begin Max Best Friend. Hero. Marine

HW: Vocabulary.com assignment (due tomorrow and is a grade)


  • Max
  • Lesson and practice with interpreting information from maps, charts, graphs timelines, tables, and diagrams

HW: Complete “Maps/Charts/Timeline packet (due next Wednesday) & study vocabulary


  • Max
  • Analyze the mid-term exam (students will justify answers)

HW: Complete “Maps/Charts/Timeline packet (due next Wednesday) & study vocabulary


  • Max
  • Word Sneak Game
  • I Have/Who Has Vocabulary Loop
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