Lesson Plans Feb. 19-23

Monday: President’s Day Holiday

Tuesday: Read “Letters from Rifka”

Wednesday: Character Motivation-What are Rifka’s motivations?

Thursday: Review Benchmark Test

Friday: Complete Section 2 Questions over Rifka, continue Reading

 

Pre-AP

Monday: President’s Day Holiday

Tuesday: Divide up Dystopian Novels into readable sections, begin packet

Wednesday: Character Motivation-What are the motivations of our main character in our novels?

Thursday: Review Benchmark Test

Friday: How does setting play a role in our stories?

 

 

Lesson Plans February 5-9

Monday- We will Present Rucksacks and define vocabulary from our novel

Tuesday- We will Present Rucksacks and define vocabulary from our novel

Wednesday- Begin reading “Letters From Rifka” (Section 1)

Thursday- Finish reading Section 1 and answer questions

Friday- Finish questions and begin Section 2 of the novel

 

Pre-AP

Monday- Answer questions from “Harrison Bergeron” story.

Tuesday- Create Propaganda posters for “Harrison Bergeron”

Wednesday- Continue working on propaganda posters

Thursday- Complete posters and Begin Lit Circles on Dystopian Novel

Friday-Work in Lit circles

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 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