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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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Small Group Reading Success – Homework

Readworks homework assigned today will be due next Thursday.

Please note:  this is a grade level passage, as I’d like to see how students are performing on their grade level Lexile.

Thanks!

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Week of 3/4/19

Small Group ELA

  • Monday:
  • Tuesday:  Book Club
  • Wednesday:  Activity 3.10
  • Thursday: Activity 3.11
  • Friday:  Activity 3.11 continued

Small Group Reading Success

  • Monday:  finish RSkills for Workshop 9
  • Tuesday:  Introduce novel study
  • Wednesday-Friday:  Pre-reading activities for The Outsiders
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The Book Fair Comes to Durham, 3/4/19!

Hi friends!

The Book Fair is coming to Durham next week.  We will visit the Book Fair as a class in Small Group ELA on Monday during class.  If you’d like to bring money to buy anything, please do so.  Students will receive information tomorrow in homeroom.

🙂

Mrs. Hall

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Welcome Back! Week of 2/25/19

Small Group Reading Success

Monday-Friday:  Research paper writing

Readworks Homework Due Thursday 2/28/19

 

Small Group ELA

  • Monday:  drafting EA 2, explanatory essay
  • Tuesday:  Book Club day
  • Wednesday:  EA2, final due at the end of class
  • Thursday:  Mini-Touchstone & No Red Ink Practice
  • Friday: Intro to Unit 3
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Small Group ELA – homework!

Please remember that your completed graphic organizer is due tomorrow.  You will need this to begin the essay in class.

Remember that you have the following resources available to help:

  • The notes you took on the movie, Temple Grandin
  • The online textbook – information about Temple Grandin begins on pg. 153

We completed the outline of the graphic organizer together in class – all you should have to do tonight is add the details/commentary.

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Week of 2/11/19

4.5 week progress reports are available online.  Please check for any missing assignments, and turn those in by Friday.  Thanks!

Small Group ELA

  • Monday-Tuesday:  watching Temple Grandin – taking notes about challenges that Temple faced, preparing for the next embedded assessment.
  • Wednesday: Book Club
  • Thursday – Friday:  writing an explanatory essay about how animals helped Temple Grandin learn to cope/deal with the challenges she faced.

Small Group Reading Success

  • Finishing up Workshop 9
  • Research writing

Enjoy your Winter Break – we’ll see you back on Monday, February 25th!

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Week of 2/4/19

Small Group ELA

  • Monday:  continue drafting for Embedded Assessment 1 – response to literature, begin typing draft
    • Permission forms for the film, Temple Grandin, go home today.  These are due Friday!
  • Tuesday: Book Club day – continue reading Rain Reign with our Book Buddies
  • Wednesday:  finish typing the rough draft, print and complete revision/editing checklist.
  • Thursday:  Make final revisions, submit EA1 by the end of class
  • Friday:  Preview Embedded Assessment 2 – Explanatory writing

Permission forms for the film, Temple Grandin, are due Friday!  We will begin watching the film on Monday.

Small Group Reading Success

  • Continue Workshop 9
  • Readworks.org homework assigned today – due Thursday, 2/14
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Week of 1/28/19

Small Group ELA

  • This week we will be wrapping up our novel study of Walk Two Moons, and preparing for our next Embedded Assessment!
  • Friday, 2/1 is World Read Aloud Day.  We will go to the theater during 5th block to listen to some of our teachers and admin. read aloud 1st chapters of their favorite books.

Small Group Reading Success

  • Continue Workshop 9
  • Readworks homework is due Thursday!

 

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