Arts and Crafts
Arts and Crafts
ELA – Novel studies in literature circles. (Hatchet, The Crossing, Any Small Goodness, Lupita Manana, Holes)
M: Per. 1 – Read first 1-3 chapters (depending on length of your novel choice). Answer discussion questions. Per. 4 & 5. Finish discussion questions from last week, transition to lab. Research various topics related to setting and topic of novel choice.
T: Per. 1 – Lab Day. Research topics related to novel choice. Per. 4 & 5. Continue reading and answering discussion questions.
W: Vocabulary and reader response journal day. You will practice with vocabulary found in the first few chapters of the novel, and write responses based on what you have read so far in your novel.
TR: Art day. You will draw or paint an image related to the story (or print an image from online), and write a caption for it.
F: Quiz day. You will be quizzed on items from your novel reading.
Social Studies – We will be reading folk stories from the regions we studied and creating representations of setting, characters, and themes in the stories.
Social Studies MILESTONES TEST Preparation Resources
GENERAL SOCIAL STUDIES TERMS
Weekly Vocab Practice:
On Monday and Tuesday of this week, you will be taking the ACCESS Test in Listening, Reading, and Writing. On Wednesday, Speaking tests will begin.
Please do your best on all the tests. Be confident!!!
Please see the ELA and Social Studies sections of the blog for specific directions and resources in those classes.
Below are bullet points describing some of the activities we will do this week. Please see the ELA and SS sections on the sidebar for more detailed information and study resources.
First Period: Newsela invite code link: http://newsela.com/join/#/7ZNXJ
First Period Vocabulary: https://quizlet.com/_1xn6zq
We will be working on the Problem Based Research literacy project.
We continue to research WWII and the Holocaust.
We will begin our research project for International Night.