“There are all kinds of courage. It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.”-Albus Dumbledore
Category Archives: 7.01
Reading/Fluency. Students read grade-level text with fluency and comprehension. Students are expected to adjust fluency when reading aloud grade-level text based on the reading purpose and the nature of the text.
Monday: Students will choose an Edgar Allan Poe story or poem to research. They will be looking for theme and symbols of his story. They will also be looking to identify what stories the symbols in our crime scene represent.
Tuesday: Students will create a project based on the story they chose. They will include two symbols from the story, the theme and two quotes.
Wednesday: Students will complete their projects and share them on Flipgrid. (Half Day for Students)
Thursday: Some classes will be finishing up projects. We will read Freak the Mighty and review Vocabulary for Chapters 9-25
Friday: Students will have a test over the vocabulary from Freak the Mighty chapters 9-25. We will read Freak the Mighty.
Monday: Students will be placed in groups to prepare for a Mock Trial of the villain in “Tell-Tale Heart”. They will begin preparing the case and preparing for the trial.
Tuesday: Students will continue preparing for trial.
Wednesday: We will begin the trial of the Villain
Thursday: Continue trial if needed.
Friday: Discussion/Comparison of our two Holocaust Novels.
Monday: Students will identify character traits and characteristics of Freak from our novel. Students will begin Figurative Language Stations to practice how an author uses figurative language in their writing. They will focus on personification, simile, metaphor, hyperbole, and onomatopoeia. They will also complete a quiz over the first 10 chapters of “Freak the Mighty”.
Tuesday: Students will continue their station rotation.
Wednesday: Students will continue their station rotation.
Thursday: Students will finish up any work that they have not completed. Any missing assignments need to be turned in today.
Friday: Student Holiday
Monday: Students will write a skit as a group over a type of irony.
Tuesday: Students will perform their Irony Skits
Wednesday: Students will practice using Oxymorons.
Thursday: Test over Chapters 3-5 chapters of “Once” and Irony.
Monday: Students will review the RACE strategy for answering questions. Using that strategy, students will practice answering questions completely.**Anyone that failed the plot structure quiz on Friday can retake it today.
Tuesday: We will reflect on the events of September 11, 2001. Students will read about lives, and then they will learn about what happened to them on that fateful day. Some survived, some did not.
Wednesday: Students will learn new vocabulary for “The Mission” from Scholastic Magazine then read the story.
Thursday: Students will continue working on activities from “The Mission”. They will be looking at the plot and setting, making inferences on character traits and also making connections to it and an expository text.
Friday: Students will take notes on character traits.