Lesson Plans February 3-7

Monday: Passion Poem from last week is due today. Students will complete questions over “Hatchet” and compare with non-fiction texts. Any work that is not completed will be homework and due Wednesday.

Tuesday: STEM Challenge for “Hatchet”. We will have challenges in class to go with Chapters 1-3 of our novel. STAAR practice passages will be handed out DUE FRIDAY.

Wednesday: We will be discussing imagery and students will create a scene based on chapter 3 of our novel.

Thursday: Vocabulary.com practice over Ch. 5-8. Write vocabulary words and definitions for the next 3 chapters.

Friday: STAAR practice passage due. Complete work from Wednesday. Work on vocabulary.com when finished.

**Don’t forget 20 book reading challenge! 1st 10 books due March 4th.

ADVANCED:

Monday: Passion Poem from last week is due today. Setting Challenge: Students will discuss the setting of a dystopian novel and create their own. STAAR practice passages will be handed out DUE FRIDAY.

Tuesday: Complete setting challenge. Present creations to the class.

Wednesday: Expository Text practice/Compare to novel

Thursday: Quiz over first section of novels. Continue reading.

Friday: Dystopian Art Activity. STAAR practice passage due. 

Lesson Plans January 27-31

Monday: Students will continue working on vocabulary for the first 4 chapters of “Hatchet”.

Tuesday: Begin reading “Hatchet”

Wednesday (half day)– Read “Hatchet”

Thursday: Vocabulary practice. Read “Hatchet”

Friday: Vocabulary quiz. SSR time (bring library book)

ADVANCED:

Monday: Students will work on vocabulary for their dystopian novels.

Tuesday: Begin reading novels

Wednesday: Half day (no class)

Thursday: Read novels. Vocabulary practice.

Friday: Vocabulary quiz. SSR time

Lesson Plans November 11-15

We have finished reading “Freak the Mighty”! I think most students really liked it and got into the story!

In advanced class, students are finishing up “The Boy in the Striped Pajamas” and will be working on projects for it this week. Ask them about their crossword puzzles!

Monday: Discuss Analogies and complete a worksheet over “Freak the Mighty” vocabulary using those analogies.

Tuesday: Study Sync Practice over our novel.

Wednesday: Interactive Plot Diagram. Create crossword puzzles with partner.

Thursday: Review Novel. Take Quizizz over the novel in preparation of test on Friday. (Is due by class on Friday if not finished in class)

Friday: Final test over novel. Students will have time to read their own books after they finish the test.

ADVANCED:

Students are at different places in their novels and novel projects. They will continue working on the following this week. Everything is due Friday!

  1. Complete Novel
  2. Compete 4 Quizizz assignments
  3. Create crossword puzzles that will be shared with the class
  4. Work on Choice Boards

Monday: Chapter 16-20 questions due

Tuesday: Quiz over ch. 16-20

Friday: Final Test over novel

Lesson Plans October 14-18

Monday: Practice vocabulary for Chapters 8-10. Introduce Tone and Mode powerpoint and take notes.

Tuesday: Flocabulary assignment over Tone and Mood. Practice vocabulary

Wednesday: Begin reading Tell-Tale Heart

Thursday: Continue reading Tell-Tale Heart

Friday: Vocabulary test over Chapters 8-10 of Freak the Mighty. Tone and Mood Stations.

ADVANCED:

Monday: Practice vocabulary for Chapters 8-10. Introduce Tone and Mode powerpoint and take notes.

Tuesday: Flocabulary assignment over Tone and Mood. Continue reading “Boy in the Striped Pajamas” and answering questions.

Wednesday: Begin reading Tell-Tale Heart. Review of 1st 4 chapters of “Boy in the Striped Pajamas”.

Thursday: Continue reading Tell-Tale Heart. Test over 1st 4 chapters of “Boy in the Striped Pajamas”.

Friday: Continue reading “Boy in the Striped Pajamas” and answering questions. Tone and Mood Stations.

Lesson Plans September 16-20

Monday: Introduce “Freak The Mighty”. Bias activity

Tuesday: “FTM” vocabulary practice. King Arthur introduction to create background knowledge for novel.

Wednesday: Continue King Arthur study.

Thursday: vocabulary practice. Read chapters 1 and 2 of “Freak the Mighty”.

Friday: Take notes on Character Traits. Read Chapter 3

ADVANCED:

Monday: Mini-Lesson over Irony. Read “The Most Dangerous Game”

Tuesday: Answer Questions over “The Most Dangerous Game”

Wednesday: “The Most Dangerous Game” CSI activity

Thursday: Read “The Terrible Things” Answer questions.

Friday: Holocaust Webquest

Lesson Plans September 9-13

Monday: Test Review over Plot/Setting. Vocabulary practice over plot terms on vocabulary.com

Tuesday: Complete any assignments given. Discuss answers for Test Review

Wednesday:  Intro to “Freak the Mighty”

Thursday: Test over Plot/Setting

Friday: “Freak the Mighty” vocabulary. Introduce Reading Blogs.

ADVANCED

Monday: Test Review over Plot/Setting. Vocabulary practice over plot terms on vocabulary.com

Tuesday: Complete any assignments given. Discuss answers for Test Review

Wednesday: Vocabulary and Introduction “The Most Dangerous Game”.

Thursday: Test over Plot/Setting

Friday: Read “The Most Dangerous Game”. Answer questions for homework.