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 October 28-November 1

Monday: Read “Legend of Sleepy Hollow” and complete packet.

Tuesday: Read “Legend of Sleepy Hollow” and complete packet.

Wednesday: Read “Legend of Sleepy Hollow” and complete packet.

Thursday: Watch the film version of “Legend of Sleepy Hollow”. Compare to story.

Friday: Watch the film version of “Legend of Sleepy Hollow”. Compare to story.

ADVANCED

Monday: Read “Legend of Sleepy Hollow” and complete packet. Questions for ch. 5-10 of “Boy in the Striped Pajamas” due.

Tuesday: Read “Legend of Sleepy Hollow” and complete packet. Test over Ch. 5-10 of “Boy in the Striped Pajamas”.

Wednesday: Read “Legend of Sleepy Hollow” and complete packet.

Thursday: Watch the film version of “Legend of Sleepy Hollow”. Compare to story.

Friday: Watch the film version of “Legend of Sleepy Hollow”. Compare to story.

Lesson Plans October 21-25

Monday: Teacher Work Day/ No School

Tuesday: Read Chapter 11 and 12 of “Freak the Mighty”

Wednesday: Take Notes over symbolism. Decide on 4 symbols from Tell-Tale Heart and create poster to show what they mean and give text evidence.

Thursday: Complete Symbolism poster. Lesson over Folktales, Myths, and Legends. Begin “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow”.

Friday: Continue Reading “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow”.

ADVANCED

Monday: Teacher Work Day/ No School

Tuesday: Read “Boy in the Striped Pajamas” and answer questions.

Wednesday: Take Notes over symbolism. Decide on 4 symbols from Tell-Tale Heart and create poster to show what they mean and give text evidence.

Thursday: Complete Symbolism poster. Lesson over Folktales, Myths, and Legends. Begin “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow”.

Friday: Continue Reading “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow”.

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