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 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 11/6-11/11

Monday- Begin Common Assessment over Plot, Summary, Inferencing, Mood and Figurative Language

Tuesday- Complete Common Assessment

Wednesday- Review Test. Continue Reading “Freak the Mighty”

Thursday-Continue Reading “Freak the Mighty”. Begin Character Analysis.

Friday- Complete Character Analysis. *Continue Reading “Freak the Mighty”

*We should finish up reading this week. If so, we will begin reviewing for the final novel Test.

 

Pre-AP

Monday- Begin Common Assessment over Plot, Summary, Inferencing, Mood and Figurative Language

Tuesday- Complete Common Assessment

Wednesday- Review Test. Continue Reading “Boy in the Striped Pajamas”

Thursday-Continue Reading “Boy in the Striped Pajamas”. Discuss Final Project for the Novel

Friday- Continue Reading “Boy in the Striped Pajamas”*

*We should finish up reading this week. If so, we will begin reviewing for the final novel Test.

 

 

Lesson Plans 10/30-11/2

Monday: Finish Analyzing the Poem “Friendships”

Tuesday: (Halloween) Read “3:15 Things That Go Bump in the Night”.  Answer Plot Questions

Wednesday: Read “Freak the Mighty”. Answer Reader Response Questions

Thursday: Read “Freak the Mighty”. Answer Reader Response Questions

Friday: Common Assessment

Pre-AP

Monday: Analyze Poem “Beginning of the End” Make comparisons to “Boy in the Striped Pajamas”.

Tuesday: (Halloween) Read “Tell Tale Heart” in Scope Magazine.  Answer Plot Questions

Wednesday: Read “Boy in the Striped Pajamas”. Answer Reader Response Questions

Thursday: Read “Boy in the Striped Pajamas”. Answer Reader Response Questions

Friday: Common Assessment

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 10/2-10/4

Monday 10/2- Complete Background knowledge on author and other information on our novel “Freak the Mighty”.

Tuesday 10/3- Review and define vocabulary for Chapters 1-9

Wednesday 10/4-Begin reading “Freak the Mighty” (Early Release at 12:00 for students)

Thursday 10/5- Continue reading “Freak the Mighty” in groups and answering questions. Vocabulary practice.

(WO vs. Winona “Wrangle the Wildcats”. Western wear)

Friday 10/6- Continue reading “Freak the Mighty”. Answer questions on 1st 6 chapters.

Pre-AP

Monday 10/2- Complete Background knowledge packet on the Holocaust

Tuesday 10/3- Review vocabulary for “The Boy in the Striped Pajamas”

Wednesday 10/4- Begin reading”The Boy in the Striped Pajamas” (Early Release at 12:00 for students)

Thursday 10/5-Continue reading”The Boy in the Striped Pajamas” in groups and answering questions.

(WO vs. Winona “Wrangle the Wildcats”. Western wear)

Friday 10/6- Continue reading “The Boy in the Striped Pajamas”. Continue answering questions over the 1st 4 chapters.

Lesson Plans 9/25-9/29

Monday- Point of View: Discuss POV and take notes in Reading Journal. Complete POV worksheet.

Identify character traits and motivation.

Tuesday- Continue to practice Point of view. Students will be able to retell a passage in a different POV

Wednesday-Plot/folk tales/POV test review

Thursday-Test over Plot/Folk Tales/POV

Football vs. Harmony (Double up on the Eagles-Twin Day)

Friday-Begin Literature Circles

Football vs. Harmony (High School theme-Dress from your favorite decade)

Pre-AP

Monday- Point of View: Discuss POV and take notes in Reading Journal. Complete POV worksheet.

Identify character traits and motivation.

Tuesday- Continue to practice Point of view. Students will be able to retell a passage in a different POV.

Begin working on fractured fairy tale

Wednesday-Plot/folk tales/POV test review

Work on fractured fairy tale

Thursday-Test over Plot/Folk Tales/POV

Football vs. Harmony (Double up on the Eagles-Twin Day)

Friday-Introduction to Novel-Research background information on Holocaust

Football vs. Harmony (High School theme-Dress from your favorite decade)

Lesson Plans 9/11-9/15

Monday 9/11- Discuss 9/11, Read article and answer questions

Tuesday 9/12- Plot Choice Board

Wednesday 9/13- Continue Plot Choice Board

Thursday 9/14- Plot Review, KAHOOT

First football games for 7th and 8th grade and pep rally- MAROON OUT  WO vs. SH

Friday 9/15- Plot Quiz

WO vs SH at home Pep Rally Theme: Red, White and Blue (Patriotic)