Lesson Plans Jan. 29-Feb 2

Monday: Universal Reading Level Screener. Introduce Rucksack Assignment (Due Monday, Feb 5th)

Tuesday: Introduce Immigration  through Discover Magazines for background knowledge on upcoming Novel study

Wednesday: Continue Immigration research

Thursday: Read “The Memory Coat”.  Vocabulary over “Letters From Rifka”

Friday: Super Bowl Ad Analysis

Pre-AP

Monday: Universal Reading Level Screener.

Tuesday:Dystopian Genre Notes

Wednesday: Harrison Bergeron Short Story

Thursday: Complete H.B. short story

Friday: Super Bowl Ad Analysis

Lesson Plans 11/27-12/1

Monday: View Slides over R.A.C.E. Strategy for answering questions and glue in Notes to Reading Journal.

Tuesday: Independent Practice with R.A.C.E.  Review Article of the Week assignment that will begin this week.

Wednesday: Expository text Introduction. Take Notes in Reading Journal

Thursday: Review Organizational Patterns used in Expository Text

Friday: Practice Quiz over Organizational Patterns. Identify Examples of each organizational pattern

Pre-AP

Monday: Field Trip to the Holocaust Museum in Dallas

Tuesday: Gallery Walk Project for Novel

Wednesday: Complete Gallery Walk

Thursday: Watch the movie “The Boy in the Striped Pajamas”

Friday: Finish movie

Lesson Plans 11/13-11/17

Monday- Finish Novel and work on reviewing novel for test

Tuesday-Complete Novel Test Review

Wednesday-Test over “Freak the Mighty”

Thursday- Watch the movie, “The Mighty” and compare/contrast with the book

Friday-Finish watching movie.

Have a great Thanksgiving Break next week!

PRE-AP

Monday-Complete novel analysis of “The Boy In the Striped Pajamas”

Tuesday-Read Novel and Answer questions

Wednesday- Read Novel and Answer questions

Thursday-Novel Gallery Walk project

Friday-Introduce Final Novel Project. Prepare for Field trip to Holocaust Museum in Dallas on Monday!

Have a great Thanksgiving Break next week!

 

Lesson Plans 10/23-10/27

Monday- Continue Reading “Freak the Mighty”. Identify and explain figurative language in the upcoming chapters.

Red Ribbon Week Theme- Wear Red

Tuesday- Continue Reading “Freak the Mighty”. TPCASTT strategy for poetry.  Compare/Contrast Poem “Friends” with novel

Red Ribbon Week Theme- Hawaiian Theme

Wednesday- Continue Poetry Compare/Contrast assignment

Red Ribbon Week Theme- College shirt/Crazy Socks

Thursday- Continue Reading “Freak the Mighty”. Work with partner to answer reader’s response questions.

Red Ribbon Week Theme- Super Hero (No Pep Rally)

Friday- Theme Lesson-Begin talking about what the theme of this book might be and how there can be several.

Red Ribbon Week Theme- Neon Day

 

Pre-AP

Monday- Work on Fractured Fairy Tale-Try and finish

Tuesday- Continue Reading “Boy in the Striped Pajamas”. TPCASTT strategy for poetry.  Compare/Contrast Poem “Beginning of the End” with novel

Red Ribbon Week Theme- Hawaiian Theme

Wednesday- Continue Poetry Compare/Contrast assignment

Red Ribbon Week Theme- College shirt/Crazy Socks

Thursday- Continue Reading “Boy in the Striped Pajamas”. Work with partner to answer reader’s response questions.

Red Ribbon Week Theme- Super Hero (No Pep Rally)

Friday- Theme Lesson-Begin talking about what the theme of this book might be and how there can be several.

Red Ribbon Week Theme- Neon Day

Lesson Plans 10/9-10/13

Monday- Finish up questions on Chapters 1-6 of Freak the Mighty. 

Tuesday-  Powerpoint over Figurative Language, Tone and Mood and Theme. Students will be taking notes in the Reading Journals.

Wednesday- Stations to practice Figurative Language, Mood and Tone, and Theme

Thursday-Stations to practice Figurative Language, Mood and Tone

Friday- Game Day! Games over Figurative Language, Tone, Mood, Point of view and Theme

Pre-AP

Monday- Finish up questions on Chapters 1-4 of The Boy in the Striped Pajamas

Tuesday- Powerpoint over Figurative Language, Tone and Mood and Theme. Students will be taking notes in the Reading Journals.

Wednesday- Stations to practice Figurative Language, Mood and Tone, and Theme

Thursday-Stations to practice Figurative Language, Mood and Tone

Friday- Game Day! Games over Figurative Language, Tone, Mood, Point of view and Theme

 

Lesson Plans 9/18-9/22

Monday 9/18- Plot Choice Board Activities Due-Presentations given. Introduce Traditional Literature (folk tales, fairy tales, myths, legends, tall tales, etc)

Tuesday 9/19- Take notes over traditional literature and point of view

Wednesday 9/20- Identify and analyze different types of traditional literature. Understand the the author’s purpose in these forms of literature

Thursday 9/21- Discuss the importance of setting in a story. If the setting changes, does the story change?

Friday 9/22-Test Review for Plot structure and traditional literature

 

Pre-AP

Monday 9/18- Plot Choice Board Activities Due-Presentations given. Introduce Traditional Literature (folk tales, fairy tales, myths, legends, tall tales, etc)

Tuesday 9/19- Take notes over traditional literature and point of view.

Wednesday 9/20- Read a traditional Fairy Tale and a Fractured Fairy Tale. Compare/Contrast the two. What part of the plot changed?

Thursday 9/21- Choose a Fairy Tale and create your own fractured Fairy Tale changing an assigned piece of the plot. (We will share these with the elementary)

Friday 9/22-Test Review for Plot structure and traditional literature. Work on fractured fairy tale.