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Our last full week – wow! 5/13 – 5/17/19

Small Group Reading Success

  • Remember!  Readworks homework is due Thursday!

Students will take the Reading Inventory (RI) on Thursday and Friday!  

Small Group ELA

Monday:  Cobb County Library presentation in the Media Center

Tuesday:  finish “Best Day/Worst Day” narrative and Figurative Language activity

Wednesday-Thursday:  “Happy” task cards – review of 6th grade ELA standards

Friday:  Media Center lesson

There is an assignment you need to complete prior to Friday.

Please watch the video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2VnAU2lbf2c

and answer the following questions on a sheet of paper and bring with you Monday:

  1. Which topic in the video seems to be the biggest problem within a kids’ digital life today? Why do you think that? Give at least one example.
  2. Based on the topics in the video, which topic do you struggle with personally? What are some options that could help you?

 

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May 6th – 10th

Reading Success

  • Continuing The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe
  • Rotations
  • Homework assigned this week – due next Friday1. Have students go to www.readworks.org/student

    2. Students enter class code XYP2NQ

    3. Tell your students that their default password is 1234

Small Group ELA

  • Monday: we will not meet due to Milestones testing
  • Tuesday:  Finish personal narrative & Analyzing a music video
  • Wednesday:  Figurative Language Review
  • Thursday: Figurative Language Review
  • Friday: Vocabulary games
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Week of 4/29

Small Group Reading Success

  • This week we continue reading The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe.
  • No homework this week due to Milestones testing.

Small Group ELA

  • Monday & Tuesday:  Sketchnotes over our book club book, Rain Reign
  • Wednesday:  Assessment over Rain Reign
  • Thursday & Friday:  Q4 Touchstones

 

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Week of 4/22/19

22 School Days Until Summer Break!

Small Group Reading Success:

Monday:  Crossword puzzle for Quiz review

Tuesday: Quiz over Chapters 6-10

Wednesday-Friday: Continue reading LWW

Read 180 / System 44 Rotations continue each day

Small Group ELA

Monday:  Argument Writing on Noredink.com

Tuesday: Book Club

Wednesday & Thursday:  ELA Milestones

Friday: Sketchnotes activity over Rain, Reign

 

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Week of 4/15/19

Small Group Reading Success:

Homework due Thursday! 🙂

  • Monday: Read ch 9 of LWW & rotations
  • Tuesday: rotations
  • Wednesday: Read ch 10 of LWW, review for quiz on Friday & rotations
  • Thursday: rotations
  • Friday: quiz over chapters 6-10

Small Group ELA:

  • Monday, Wednesday – Thursday: Review test-taking vocabulary
  • Tuesday:  Book Buddies, continue Rain Reign
  • Friday:  Quiz over test-taking vocabulary
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Welcome Back from Spring Break! Week of 4/8/19

Small Group ELA:

  • Monday, Thursday & Friday:  Context Clues
  • Tuesday:  Rock the Test, Escape room activity
  • Wednesday: Book Buddies day

Small Group Reading Success:

  • Monday – Tuesday:  read chapters 6-7 in LWW, Quickwrites/tri-fold & rotations
  • Wednesday-Thursday: read chapters 8-9 in LWW, Quickwrites/tri-fold & rotations
  • Friday: catch up day
  • Readworks.org homework – due Thursday, 4/18/19

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Spring Break Reading Challenge

We are encouraging students to read at least 20 minutes each day during Spring Break and plan to recognize those who log minutes in Biblionasium. Details are shared via the Durham Media Center blog linked below.  

http://www.cobblearning.net/durhammediacenter/2019/03/29/spring-break-reading-challenge/

 

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Week of 3/25/19

Small Group ELA

This Week:

  • Monday, Wednesday & Thursday: Completing the Embedded Assessment, writing an Argumentative Letter.
    • Monday & Wednesday: Students will finish typing their draft & begin working through the revision stations.
    • Thursday: Students will make their final revisions and submit the final letter.
  • Tuesday: Book Buddies, reading Rain, Reign.

Small Group Reading Success

This week:

  • Monday & Tuesday: Read chs 4 & 5 of LWW
    • Small group: begin characterization activities / crossword puzzle for quiz review
    • Computer rotations – working on Read 180 / System 44 software
  • Wednesday:  Quiz over Chapters 1-5 of LWW
  • Thursday: HOMEWORK DUE!
    • Continue rotations
    • complete quick writes over chapters 4 & 5
    • continue characterization activities
  • Friday: Catch Up day
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Week of 3/18/19

Welcome to the Final 9 weeks of this school year!  

Small Group ELA 

  • Monday:  Argumentative Letter research
  • Tuesday:  Book Club
  • Wednesday:  Argumentative Letter – drafting
  • Thursday:  Argumentative Letter – type
  • Friday:  Argumentative Letter – type

Small Group Reading Success

  • This week are continuing our novel study of The Lion The Witch and The Wardrobe.
  • Homework, due next Thursday!
    • Readworks.org
    • How to get students to their assignments

      1. Have students go to www.readworks.org/student

      2. Students enter class code XYP2NQ

      3. Tell your students that their default password is 1234

       

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Week of 3/11/19

Small Group Reading Success (3rd block)

This week we begin our novel study of The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe.  

We will continue with our rotations, as well.

Remember:  Readworks.org homework is due Thursday!

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Small Group ELA (5th block)

Monday:  Continue learning about Pathos & Logos

  • Finish 3.11, “The First Americans”
  • 3.12, Citing Evidence: using appositives in writing
  • 3.13, Appealing to Pathos: read aloud of “I Wanna Iguana”
  • Journal entry – persuasive writing practice
  • Exit ticket:  pathos/logos definition and examples, appositives

Tuesday:  Book Club – continuing our novel study of Rain Reign.

Wednesday:  Early Release, Finish 3.11C (Language Checkpoint)

  • Review pathos/logos & appositives for CTLS quiz on Thursday

Thursday:  Activity 3.12 – Citing Evidence, Using Appositives

  • CTLS quiz over 3.11-3.13
  • No Red Ink – Argumentative journal practice

Friday:

  • Review CTLS quiz results
  • Choose topic for argumentative letter
  • Journal entry

 

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