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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Active Shooter Response Training for Community

Active Shooter Response Training

The Board of Trustees at White Oak ISD invites the community of White Oak to Active Shooter Response Training. The event will take place in the CC Simmons Auditorium on Sunday, March 11, 2018. The event will begin at 2:30 pm and end by 4:30 pm including a Q&A time at the end of the presentation.

The trainer will be Mark Seguin, TBG Solutions Inc. Tyler Texas. He recently provided training to all employees at White Oak ISD and we feel his message and insight will be beneficial to everyone in White Oak.

There will be an updated report by the district on the security measures in place at WOISD and our commitment to providing a safe learning environment for our students, faculty, and staff.

On behalf of the District, I hope to see you next Sunday.

Michael Gilbert

White Oak Schools

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Spring Break Information

http://coronadousd.net/calendar/event/4-spring-break

White Oak Students and Staff will enjoy Spring Break from March 12th through March 16th. Monday, March 19th, will be a teacher workday. Students will return to school on Tuesday, March 20th. Be careful, enjoy your time with friends and loved ones, and have lots of fun.

See you back at school on March 20th!

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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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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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