March 25-29

Monday- Students will finish reading “Refugee”. Then they will complete a Character crossword puzzle and begin a test review for the novel.

Tuesday-Complete the test review and take a quizizz to review the novel.

Wednesday-“Refugee” Escape room/Scavenger Hunt

Thursday-Test over Refugee

Friday-Begin Poetry Study-Notes

ADVANCED CLASS

Monday-Discussion on What is Art? and Why is it important? Begin Poetry PBL

Tuesday- Poetry Stations

Wednesday-Poetry Stations

Thursday-Work on Poetry Project

Friday- Finish Poetry Stations

Lesson Plans March 18-22

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!

ADVANCED CLASS

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.

Lesson Plans December 10-14

Monday: Students will read Non-Fiction Text about Industrial Revolution in order to gain some background knowledge before reading “A Christmas Carol”.

Tuesday: Read “A Christmas Carol” and answer questions.

Wednesday: Students will watch a play version of “A Christmas Carol” and answer questions regarding drama.

Thursday: Continue Watching “A Christmas Carol”.

Friday: Complete movie and questions over the book vs the movie.

ADVANCED:

Monday: Students will complete theme activity from Friday. read Non-Fiction Text about Industrial Revolution in order to gain some background knowledge before reading “A Christmas Carol”.(Homework)

Tuesday: Read “A Christmas Carol” and answer questions.

Wednesday: Students will watch a play version of “A Christmas Carol” and answer questions regarding drama.

Thursday: Continue Watching “A Christmas Carol”.

Friday: Complete movie and questions over the book vs the movie.

Lesson Plans December 3-7

Monday: Students will begin watching “The Mighty” and do a comparison between the novel and the movie.

Tuesday: Students will continue watching the movie and answering questions.

Wednesday: Finish Movie.

Thursday: UIL- Only students participating in an event will attend school. 

Friday: Freaky Olympics!

ADVANCED CLASS:

Monday: Questions over “Once” due. Students will begin watching “The Boy in Striped Pajamas” and do a comparison between the novel and the movie.

Tuesday: Students will continue watching the movie and answering questions.

Wednesday: Finish Movie.

Thursday: UIL- Only students participating in an event will attend school. 

Friday: Theme activity over “Boy in the Striped Pajamas”

Lesson Plans September 10-14

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.

ADVANCED:

Same as regular classes.