Week of 11/6/17

This week we will begin the 2nd part of Unit 1, which is learning about writing short stories.

Monday:  Reviewing unit vocabulary, using the Q-H-T model

Tuesday: No school for students


  • Unpacking the Embedded Assessment 2
  • Setting a Purpose for Reading – “What’s in a Short Story?”
  • About the Author – Langston Hughes
  • 1st reading of, “Thank You, M’am” – silent read


  • 2nd reading of, “Thank You, M’am” – listening and marking the text:  underline the main incident and placing a star next to the response to the incident


  • 3rd reading of, “Thank You, M’am” – partners
  • working from the text, answer questions on pages 56 & 57 with partner