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 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.