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 October 22-26

Monday: A CRIME HAS BEEN COMMITTED! Students will be investigating the life and death of Edgar Allan Poe.

Tuesday: We will continue with our investigation into Poe.I will introduce Mood and Suspense and we will preview “The Tell-Tale Heart” by Edgar Allan Poe.

Wednesday:Students will read a play version of “Tell-Tale Heart” and discuss the characters and plot. We will continue discussing mood and suspense. We will also read a chapter from our class novel.

Thursday:Students will complete handouts over “The Tell-Tale Heart”. (anything not completed in class will be homework due Friday) We will read a chapter from our class novel.

Friday:Students will read various Poe stories and decide on a specific work to research. Vocabulary Test over Ch. 9-25. Students will begin analyzing a chosen poem or story to prepare for a project. (All instructions will be on a hyperdoc shared in Google Classroom)

Advanced

Monday: A CRIME HAS BEEN COMMITTED! Students will be investigating the life and death of Edgar Allan Poe.

Tuesday: We will continue with our investigation into Poe.I will introduce Mood and Suspense and we will preview “The Tell-Tale Heart” by Edgar Allan Poe.

Wednesday:Students will read a play version of “Tell-Tale Heart” and discuss the characters and plot. We will continue discussing mood and suspense.

Thursday:Students will complete handouts over “The Tell-Tale Heart”. (anything not completed in class will be homework due Friday). Answer questions over “The Boy in the Striped Pajamas”.

Friday: Vocabulary Test over the first 25 words of the 100 words every middle schooler should know. Continue Reading “Once”.

 

Lesson Plans October 1-5

Monday- Continue reading “Freak the Mighty”

Tuesday- Students will do a figurative language scavenger hunt in the novel. There will also be an open book quiz over the first 5 chapters of the novel.

Wednesday- We will begin a character analysis of the 2 main characters from the novel. We will continue to add to this as we read the book. Figurative Language sort.

Thursday- Vocabulary test over first 9 chapters. Continue reading the novel.

Friday- Quick write responses over novel. Vocabulary for chapters 10-25.

ADVANCED

Monday- Vocabulary crossword puzzle. Begin reading “Once”. “The Boy in the Striped Pajamas” will be read at home while “Once” will be read in class.

Tuesday- Figurative Language Scavenger Hunt. Read “Terrible Things”- Quick write explaining the meaning.

Wednesday- Holocaust artifact quest

Thursday- Figurative Language Sort. Novel Study Questions with groups. Continue reading Once

Friday- Begin Character Analysis of Zelda and Felix. Continue reading Once

Lesson Plans Sept. 17-21

Monday: Students will be working on a Flocabulary assignment for Characterization.

Tuesday: Students will continue working on Characterization. They will watch a powerpoint and take notes on different examples of characterization.

Wednesday: Students will complete a Character trait escape room with a partner.

Thursday: Students will review for a test over Character Traits by playing Grudgeball.

Friday: Test over Character Traits.

Lesson Plans September 3-7

Monday: Labor Day

Tuesday: Complete Plot Escape Room. TED Talk Tuesday

Wednesday: Plot/Setting Stations

Thursday: Finish Plot/Setting Stations

Friday: Plot Quiz

Advanced

Monday: Labor Day

Tuesday: Complete Plot Escape Room. TED Talk Tuesday

Wednesday: Plot Quiz

Thursday: Vocabulary for “The Most Dangerous Game”

Friday: Students will read “The Most Dangerous Game” and answer questions.

Lesson Plans August 27-31

Monday: Introduction of the Book of Month assignment.

Tuesday: TED Talk Tuesday: We will watch a TED talk and analyze the meaning and how it can relate to us. We will also begin a universal screener to determine reading levels.

Wednesday: We will complete the universal screener.

Thursday:We will review the Plot Diagram and the different parts of plot. Students will rotate through different plot stations to practice the skill

Friday: Finish up plot stations.