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 10/2-10/6

Monday –

  • Read Out of my Mind novel
  • Dialect & Register Lesson & Activity

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 reading log

Tuesday- 

  • Read novel
  • Begin poetry mini unit

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

Wednesday- READING LOG DUE & EARLY RELEASE

  • Hand out new reading passage for hw (poem)  DUE 10/11
  • Share some examples of reading log responses
  • Out of Mind Book Trailer to “Fight Song”

Hw: Poetry passage

Thursday

  • Read novel
  • Introduce TPCASTT strategy for analyzing poems
  • Digital classroom on TPCASTT strategy

Hw: Poetry Passage

Friday-

  • Out of my Mind 3 Vocabulary Test
  • TPCASTT – Analyze a poem together
  • Work with partners to analyze a poem using TPCASTT strategy (if time)
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Lesson Plans for the Week of 10/25-10/29

Monday –

  • Hand out new vocabulary words (Go HERE to practice)
  • Read Out of my Mind novel
  • Finish Inferencing Tiles from last week

Hw: Study vocabulary words all week, read 20 minutes each night, and complete “Dream Pilot” reading passage if you didn’t last week (due WEDNESDAY)

Tuesday – 

  • Read novel
  • Figurative Language Lesson &  Activity

Hw: Study vocabulary words all week, read 20 minutes each night, and complete “Dream Pilot” reading passage if you didn’t last week (due WEDNESDAY)

Wednesday- READING PASSAGE DUE!

  • Take up reading passage “Dream Pilot”
  • Hand out new reading logs (due next Wednesday 10/4)
  • Figurative Language Activity (working with partners)

Hw: Read 20 minutes and answer 1 comprehension question

Thursday-

  • Finish Figurative Language Activity with partner
  • Quizlet Vocabulary

Hw: Read 20 minutes and answer 1 comprehension question

Friday-

  • Check hw (showing text evidence)  **A “Homework Superstar” will teach our lesson.
  • Battle between Classcraft Teams
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Lesson Plans for the Week of September 18-22

Monday –

  • Read Out of my Mind novel
  • Finish 9/11 Choice Board
  • Share creations, words learned, and activities from our choice board

Hw: Study vocabulary words (Click on this link to study words with flashcards and games: http://lobuea.wonecks.net/vocabulary-2017-2018/, read, and answer 1 comprehension question on reading log

Tuesday- 

  • Read novel
  • Inferencing Lesson – Let’s take a look at Mrs. Lobue’s trash!
  • All About Inferencing Digital Classroom

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

Wednesday- 

  • Read novel
  • Hand out new reading passage for hw
  • Continue inferencing digital classroom

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

Thursday- READING LOG DUE!

  • Take up reading logs (this is a grade)
  • Read novel
  • Inferencing digital classrooom

Hw: Reading passage (due 9/27)

Friday-

  • Read Novel
  • Out of my Mind Vocabulary Test
  • Finish Inferencing DC
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Lesson Plans for the Week of August 28-September 1

Monday –

  • Introduce and go over new reading vocabulary (test on Friday 9/8)
  • Introduce Sharon Draper (author of Out of my Mind)
  • Watch book trailer
  • Begin Out of my Mind

Hw: Study vocabulary words all week & read 20 minutes

Tuesday – 

  • Read novel
  • Complete character organizer on main character in novel
  • Glue in Plot Diagram into Interactive Notebooks – we will fill this in as we read the novel

Hw: Study vocabulary words all week & read 20 minutes

Wednesday-

  • Read novel
  • Go over and discuss reading log (Due Wednesday, September 6) **Students must read any 5 nights that they choose (100 minutes total)

Students are expected to read 20 minutes each night. This is not meant to be filled in or completed in one night.

Students are to complete it one question at a time.

I will grade the log using a rubric (a copy of this will go home for you to see).

Hw: Study vocabulary words all week & read 20 minutes and fill in reading log

Thursday-

  • Read Novel
  • Begin Cerebral Palsy Webquest

Hw: Study vocabulary words all week & read 20 minutes and fill in reading log

Friday-

  • Read Novel
  • Finish Cerebral Palsy Webquest
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