Wednesday, 10.31.18

Happy Halloween!  Thank you for everyone that donated cans today for our kick off – you can bring in cans until November 14th!

All classes are watching Tales of Great Books: Edgar Allan Poe … and completing the handout with questions about the author.  NO HW

Tuesday, 10.30.18

Happy Tuesday!  Remember tomorrow is Halloween and you can wear your costume in exchange for a canned food item.  Cruella needs 101 dalmatians if you are looking for an idea ….

Blocks 1, 2, 4, 5 (OL READING): Students will be looking at pictures to spark ideas for their next assessment – writing a short story.  NO HW!

Block 3 (AC READING):  Students will be choosing one of their ideas from yesterday (from sparking ideas) to begin drafting their short story.  NO HW!

Monday, 10.29.18

Happy Monday … don’t forget Wednesday – bring your cans in exchange for dressing up for Halloween!

Blocks 1, 2, 4, 5 (OL READING):  Complete Pixar Shorts – this was modeled on Friday and this will be an assessment.  NO HW.

Block 3 (AC READING):  Picture relay of sparking ideas.  NO HW!

Friday, 10.26.18

Happy Friday!   Remember Cruella needs dalmatians!

Blocks 1, 2, 4, 5 (OL READING):  Students will be watching Pixar short and we will model plot diagram.  Students will complete one on their own for an assessment.  NO HW

Block 3 (AC READING): Students will be working in differentiated pairs and watching TWO Pixar Shorts.  Students will choose one that they want as an assessment.  NO HW

Thursday, 10.25.18

Happy Thursday .. or Friday EVE!!

Remember Cruella needs dalmatians!

Blocks 1, 2, 4, 5 (OL READING):  Review the 2 short stories and assessment over “The Treasure of Lemon Brown” and “The Fun They Had”    NO HW

Block 3 (AC READING): Pixar Shorts and review plot and theme.  Be prepared to apply this knowledge tomorrow … NO HW

Wednesday, 10.24.18

All blocks: Book Club!  Book must be completed by next Wednesday, 10.31.  Students that are finished will begin their collaborative plot diagrams.

Blocks 1, 2, 4, 5 – Assessment over “The Treasure of Lemon Brown” and “The Fun They Had” on Thursday … please review the plot structure notes and the stories =)

Tuesday, 10.23.18

Mrs. Stahler will be out on Tuesday, October 23rd for the Teacher of the Year Celebration.   Please be on your best behavior for the sub.

Blocks 1, 2, 4, 5 (OL READING):  Students will be reading “The Fun They Had” and complete the handout (turn in the block box), review “The Treasure of the Lemon Brown” and “The Fun They Had” and review the plot structure definitions.  Book pages must be read by Wednesday.  Assessment on Thursday.

Block 3 (AC READING):  Students will be reading “The Fun They Had” , review “The Treasure of the Lemon Brown” and “The Fun They Had” and review the plot structure definitions.  Assessment over both short stories.  Book pages must be read by Wednesday.

Monday, 10.22.18

Remember Cruella needs 101 dalmatians .. see other blog post – bring in a canned food item and dress like a dalmatian =)

Blocks 1, 2, 4, 5 (OL Reading):  hand back papers, and make sure plot diagram is turned in … then read “The Fun They Had” .. students will have an assessment over “The Treasure of Lemon Brown” and “The Fun They Had”  on Thursday – students should review the plot structure terms given last week and review the stories.

Block 3 (AC Reading):  hand back papers, make sure plot diagram is turned in … then read “The Fun They Had” .. and Check Your Understanding and review … students will have an assessment over “The Treasure of Lemon Brown” and “The Fun They Had”  on Tuesday – students should review the plot structure terms given last week and review the stories.

Cruella needs 101 dalmatians ….

Mrs. Stahler will be Cruella De Vil on October 31st!  She needs 101 dalmatians !!  Bring in a non-perishable food item (canned food, etc) for Thanks for Giving Food Drive and dress up as a dalmatian …. let’s see if we can get 101 …. Thanks in advance!

Friday, 10.19.18

Today is the last day for early release/conference week.   We will see all classes today, but for a shorter time.

All classes will complete the plot diagram for “The Treasure of Lemon Brown” … NO HW!