August 21-25

On-Level Reading

Monday, August 21

-Compare and Contrast Solar and Lunar Eclipses

Hw: Complete reflection sheet from your eclipse packets

 

Tuesday, August 22

-Warm up Week 4 (#1-4)

-Reading Strategy: Making Inferences/Drawing Conclusions

Hw: Complete Making Inferences/Drawing Conclusions worksheet if not completed in class (BOTH sides)

 

Wednesday, August 23

-Warm up Week 4 (#5-6)

-Reading Strategy: Making Inferences/Drawing Conclusions continued (Assessment tomorrow for all blocks except 1st because they have already started assessment)

Hw: None

 

Thursday, August 24

-Warm up Week 4 (#7-8)

-Drawing Conclusions and Making Inferences Assessment

-Introduce Cause and Effect

Hw: None

 

Friday, August 25

-Warm up Week 4 (#9-10)

-Cause and Effect Practice

-Introduce Author’s Purpose (Except Blocks 6 and 7)

Hw: None (**Blocks 6 and 7 need to complete cause and effect worksheet)

 

AC Reading

Monday, August 21

-No Warm up

-Comparing and Contrasting Solar and Lunar Eclipses

Hw: Complete reflection sheet from your packet

 

Tuesday, August 22

-Warm  Up: Literary Element of the Week (Alliteration)

-Reading Strategy: Making Inferences/Drawing Conclusions

Hw: Complete Making Inferences/Drawing Conclusions worksheet

 

Wednesday, August 23

-Warm Up: Discussion Prompt

-Reading Strategy: Making Inferences/Drawing Conclusions concluded

Hw: None (*Assessment tomorrow on Making Inferences and Drawing Conclusions

 

Thursday, August 24

-Warm Up: Quote of the Week

-Drawing Conclusions and Making Inferences Assessment

-Introduce Cause and Effect

Hw: None

 

Friday, August 25

-Warm Up: Video of the Week

-Cause and Effect practice

-Introduce Author’s Purpose

Hw: None

Week 3 (August 14-August 18)

On-Level Reading

Monday, August 14

-Warm up Week 3: Making Inferences (#1)

-Reading Strategy: Word Meanings in Context

Hw: None (**Assessment tomorrow on word meanings in context)

 

Tuesday, August 15

-Warm up Week 3: Making Inferences (#2)

-Reading Strategy: Word Meanings in Context Assessment

-Reading Strategy: Sequence

Hw: None ( Sequence Assessment tomorrow)

 

Wednesday, August 16

-Warm up Week 3: Making Inferences (#3)

-Reading Strategy Assessment on Sequence

-Reading Strategy: Compare and Contrast

Hw: None

 

Thursday, August 17

-Warm up: Making Inferences (Week 3 #4)

-Compare and Contrast continued

Hw: Complete Compare and contrast summary paragraph. Be sure to follow the rubric and use the transition words that you were provided.

 

Friday, August 15

-Warm up: Making Inferences (Week 3 #5)

-Reading Strategy: Compare and Contrast “Crocodiles and Alligators” peer editing

Hw: None

 

AC Reading

Monday, August 14

-Warm up: Literary Element (Situational Irony and Allegory)

-Reading Strategy: Word Meanings in Context

Hw: None (**Assessment tomorrow on word meanings in context)

 

Tuesday, August 15

-Warm up: Discussion Prompt

-Reading Strategy: Word Meanings in Context Assessment

-Reading Strategy: Sequence

Hw: None (**Assessment tomorrow on Sequencing)

 

Wednesday, August 16

-Warm up: Quote of the Day

-Reading Strategy Assessment on Sequence

-Reading Strategy: Compare and Contrast

Hw: None

 

Thursday, August 17

-Warm up: Video of the Day

-Reading Strategy: Compare and Contrast continued

Hw: Complete your Venn Diagram and compare/contrast summary paragraph. Be sure to follow the rubric expectations!

 

Friday, August 18

-Warm up: Free Read Friday

-Reading Strategy: Compare and Contrast “Alligators and Crocodiles” peer editing

-Intro Making inferences and Drawing Conclusions

Hw: None

 

 

Week 2 (August 7-11)

On-Level Reading (AC reading agenda found below)

Monday, August 7

-Warm up Introduction

-Reading Strategies pretest concluded

-Reading Strategies: Main Idea

Hw: Bring student-chosen article from newspaper or magazine (internet articles permitted)**ALL articles must be a minimum of 6 paragraphs in length

Tuesday, August 8

-Warm up Week 2 (#3-4)

-Reading Strategies: Main Idea and Supporting Facts and Details

Hw: Complete Main Idea Newspaper Article activity

 

Wednesday, August 9

-Warm up Week 2 (#5-6)

-Reading Strategies: Main Idea and Supporting Details Assessment

Hw: None (*Bring your device to class tomorrow so your device can be set up on the Durham wireless network.**MUST have valid BYOD permission to participate)

Thursday, August 10

-Media Center Orientation

Hw: None

Friday, August 11

-Warm up Week 2 (#7-10)

-Reading Strategy: Finding Word Meaning in Context

Hw: Complete worksheet

 

AC Reading

Monday, August 7

-Reading Strategies pretest concluded

-Introduce AC Bell Ringer warm-up procedures (*composition books needed TOMORROW!)

-Reading Strategies: Main Idea

Hw: Articles and composition books due tomorrow

 

Tuesday, August 8

-Warm up: Literary Element (Internal Rhyme)

-Reading Strategies: Main Idea and Facts and Details

Hw: Newspaper Article activity

 

Wednesday, August 9

-Warm up: Discussion Prompt

-Reading Strategies: Main Idea and Facts and Details Assessment

Hw: None (*Bring your device to class tomorrow to get set up on the Durham Wireless network. **MUST have BYOD permission in order to participate.)

Thursday, August 10

-Media Center Orientation
Hw: None

Friday, August 11

-Warm up: Quote of the Day and Video of the Day
-Reading Strategy: Finding Word Meaning in Context
Hw: None

 

 

 

First Week of School (July 31-Aug. 4)

ALL READING CLASSES

Monday

-Introductions/Class procedures

-Student Group Quiz

Hw: None

Tuesday

-Class station work

Hw: Family Surveys due Thursday

Wednesday

-Class station work continued

Hw: Family surveys and unfinished class work due Thursday

Thursday

-Group share

-Syllabus and expectations review

Hw: None

Friday

-Pretest: Reading Strategies

Hw: Bring in a newspaper or magazine article to class Monday ( articles may be from an internet source). Be sure the article is a minimum of 6 paragraphs in length.

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