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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.
I hope everyone had a great Spring Break and got some rest. We are in our last 9 weeks of the school year!! It has gone by fast and the rest of the year will go by even faster. Buckle down and finish the year off strong!
Monday-Teacher work day
Tuesday-Friday: We are going to continue reading our novel “Refugee”. We should finish next week so try and be at school each day so you don’t miss anything that happens. Exciting things happening for Isabel, Mahmoud, and Josef!
Monday-Teacher Work Day
Tuesday: Novel Projects Due. Dystopian Scavenger Hunt with Novel Groups
Wednesday: Finish Scavenger Hunt if necessary. Present Projects.
Thursday: Present Projects.
Friday:”Matched” Novel group will present their project.
Monday: Flocabulary assignment from last week is due. We will be reviewing text structures in non-fiction writing (Description, Cause and Effect, Problem and Solution, and Sequence.) Students will take notes in their journals.
Tuesday: Students will begin stations to practice text structures. They will be working on identifying which structure is used and why the author would use it.
Wednesday: Students will continue working on Stations
Thursday: Last Day of stations
Friday: Students will work with partners to “Name that Text Structure”. They will also complete an assignment to identify the structures.
ADVANCED: We will be beginning our Dystopian Genre Study this week. Students will be in literature circles to read a different novel. We will be doing this along with what the regular classes are doing so much of the reading will be done outside of class.
Monday: Flocabulary assignment from last week is due. We will be reviewing text structures in non-fiction writing (Description, Cause and Effect, Problem and Solution, and Sequence.) Students will take notes in their journals. Read “Harrison Bergeron” and answer questions
Tuesday: Continue With “Harrison Bergeron” Story and questions
Wednesday: Create a Propaganda Poster for Harrison Bergeron.
Thursday: Continue working on propaganda poster.
Friday: Students will work with partners to “Name that Text Structure”. They will also complete an assignment to identify the structures. Share posters on Flipgrid and explain them.
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.