Monthly Archives: October 2017

Monday, October 30th – Friday, November 3rd

On-Level Reading

Monday, October 30th

-T.S.B. conclude chapter 5 journal writing

-Chapter 6 read and journal

HW: Study for vocabulary assessment tomorrow; Media Center visit tomorrow

 

Tuesday, October 31st

-Media Center visit

-Touching Spirit Bear vocabulary assessment

Hw: Happy Halloween! Have fun and stay safe!

 

Wednesday, November 1st

-Ch. 6 journal work

-Read ch. 7 and work on journal and study guide

Hw: None

 

Thursday, November 2nd

-Ch. 7 journal work

-Nonfiction Bear mauling article/summary activity

Hw: Complete nonfiction article summary if not completed in class

 

Friday, November 3rd

-Compare and Contrast nonfiction article Venn Diagram and summary

-Begin Ch. 8 reading and Venn Diagram compare/contrast

Hw: None

 

AC Reading

Monday, October 30th

-Warm up: Literary Element (Theme)

-Phineas Gage continued

Hw: None (Media Center visit tomorrow so bring your library books to check out or renew books)

Tuesday, October 31st

-Warm up: Discussion prompt

-Bob Woodruff video

Media Center visit

Hw: Happy Halloween! Stay safe and have fun!

 

Wednesday, November 1st

-Warm up: Quote of the week

-Bob Woodruff and Phineas Gage video and compare/contrast activity

Hw: None

Thursday, November 2nd

-Warm up: Video of the week

-Conclude Bob Woodruff/Phineas Gage compare/contrast Venn Diagram

-“The Amazing Brain” nonfiction article summary

Hw: Complete “The Amazing Brain” nonfiction article summary

 

Friday, November 3rd

-Warm up: Free Read Friday

-Text Features lesson/activity

Hw: None

October 23-27

On-Level Reading

Monday, October 23

-Ch. 3 Journal work and peer editing practice (This journal entry will be turned in for a grade)

-Introduce Ch.7-14 vocabulary

Hw: None

 

Tuesday, October 24

-Ch. 3 Journal work and peer editing practice concluded

-Conclude Ch. 7-14 vocabulary review

-Begin reading ch. 4 (Block 1)

Hw: Study for vocabulary assessment next Tuesday/If you did not complete your chapter 3 journal, you should complete this tonight for homework.

 

Wednesday, October 25

-Ch. 4 read (if needed) and journaling

-Begin reading chapter 5

Hw: Study for vocabulary assessment next Tuesday

 

Thursday, October 26

-Summarizing nonfiction text

-Journal work and vocabulary study

Hw: Study for your vocabulary assessment next Tuesday

 

AC Reading

Monday, October 23

-Warm up: Literary Element (wk 12 entry)

-Conclude “Suitcases and Snow Globes”

Hw: Complete “Narrative Perspective” page in packet and “What do We Know About Marcia and How Do We Know It?” page (DO NOT COMPLETE “Grammar, Language, and Vocabulary”)

Tuesday, October 24

-Warm up: Discussion prompt

-Figurative language impact on writing (from “Suitcases and Snow Globes”

-Phineas Gage pre-reading introduction and activity

Hw: Complete the “All About Me” worksheet. This does NOT have to be colored.

 

Wednesday, October 25

-Warm up: Quote of the week

– Phineas Gage video and class discussion

Hw: None

 

Thursday, October 26

-Warm up: Video of the week

-Phineas Gage class read

Hw: None

October 9-13

On-Level Reading

Monday, October 9

-No Warm Up Today

Touching Spirit Bear Pre-reading Activity

-Vocabulary Preview for Ch. 1-6

Hw: None (*Study ch. 1-6 vocabulary for quiz next week)

 

Tuesday, October 11

-No Warm Up today

-Read and journal ch. 1 of Touching Spirit Bear (Time permitting)

HW: Study vocabulary for quiz next Wednesday

Wednesday, October 12

-No Warm Up today

-Conclude Touching Spirit Bear Ch. 1 journal and study guide question completion for ch. 1

-Journal expectations activity

Hw: Study vocabulary for quiz next Wednesday

Thursday, October 12

-No Warm up

Touching Spirit Bear ch. 2 class read and journal (time permitting)

Hw: Week 10 warm up worksheet

 

AC Reading

Monday, October 9

-No Warm Up Today

-Literary Elements Review

-Begin “A Concrete Garden”

Hw: None (Literary Elements Quiz this Friday)

Tuesday, October 10

-No Warm Up

-Literary Elements review

-Continue “A Concrete Garden” reading and activities

Hw: Literary Elements quiz Friday

 

Wednesday, October 11

-No Warm Up

-Continue “A Concrete Garden” reading and comprehension activities

Hw: Literary Elements quiz Friday

 

Thursday, October 12

-No Warm Up

-Conclude “A Concrete Garden” comprehension activities

Hw: Complete packet if not completed in class; Literary Elements Quiz tomorrow

Monday, October 3rd to Friday, October 7

On-Level Reading

Monday

-Quarter 1 Touchstone

Hw: Bring composition books and copy of Touching Spirit Bear by WEDNESDAY (if purchasing a copy)

 

Tuesday

-Quarter 1 Touchstone concluded

-Student work on “The Strange Orchid”

-Remediation work for students needing

Hw: Bring composition books and copy of Touching Spirit Bear (if purchased)

 

Wednesday

-“The Strange Orchid” concluded

-Week 9 Worksheet (Warm up)

Hw: Complete all of Week 9 worksheet (warm up) if not completed in class in addition to “The Strange Orchid” if needed. Make sure you bring your reading composition book, a copy of Touching Spirit Bear (If purchasing), and your device to class tomorrow for media center lesson on citing textual evidence.

 

AC Reading

Monday

-Quarter 1 Touchstone

Hw: Phineas Gage: A Gruesome But True Story About Brain Science copies are needed by next week!

 

Tuesday

-Quarter 1 Touchstone

-Student work on “The Strange Orchid”

-Remediation work for students needing

Hw: Phineas Gage: A Gruesome But True Story About Brain Science copies are needed by next week if you are purchasing your own copy.

 

Wednesday

-Conclude “The Strange Orchid”

Hw:  Phineas Gage: A Gruesome But True Story About Brain Science is needed by the end of next week if you are purchasing your own copy.