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Lesson Plans for November 26-30

November16

 

Reading
  • Monday
    • SSR/RL
    • AOW:  Here’s How to survive the zombie Apocalypse
    • Videos over the zombie apocalypse
    • Videos over surviving the zombie apocalypse
  • Tuesday
    • SSR/RL
    • 40 Book Challenge Conferences
  • Wednesday
    • SSR/RL
    • Pre-Reading Activities for “Charles”–Make a list of kindergarten rules; what makes a good kindergarten student/bad kindergarten student
    • Begin reading “Charles” by Shirley Jackson
  • Thursday
    • SSR/RL
    • Finish reading “Charles”
    • Complete inferencing activity
  • Friday
    • SSR/RL
    • Grade/Turn in AOW
    • TED Talks:  The Bridge
Advanced
  • Monday
    • SSR/RL
    • 40 Book Challenge conferences
    • AOW:  5 habits to live a decade longer
    • TED Talks:  The Bridge
  • Tuesday
    • SSR/RL
    • “The Ransom of Red Chief”
    • Exit Slips:  Identify 1 example of verbal irony and 1 example of situational irony
  • Wednesday
    • SSR/RL
    • Questions over “The Ransom of Red Chief”
  • Thursday
    • SSR/RL
    • “The Lottery”–Identify the situational irony in the story
  • Friday
    • SSR/RL
    • Grade/Turn in AOW
    • Hold classroom lottery
    • Questions over “The Lottery”

 

Power ELA
  • Work on Checklist for the week
    • 20 minutes on vocabulary.com
    • Pass 5 passages on readtheory.org
    • Complete article on readworks.org together
    • 10 minutes on freerice.com
    • Create a web using the root ‘auto’ and five words which use it
    • Write sentences for each ‘auto’ word

Lesson Plans for November 12-16

November8

 

Reading
  • Monday
    • SSR/RL
    • AOW:  “These 5 Healthy Habits could help you Live a Decade Longer”–due Friday
    • Read “The Lottery” by Shirley Jackson
  • Tuesday
    • SSR/RL
    • Questions over “The Lottery”
  • Wednesday
    • SSR/RL
    • Read “Lamb to the Slaughter” by Roald Dahl
  • Thursday
    • SSR/RL
    • Questions over “LTTS”
  • Friday
    • SSR/RL
    • Grade AOW
    • Finish questions from Thursday

 

 

Advanced Reading
  • Monday
    • SSR/RL
    • AOW:  “Here’s How to Survive a Zombie Apocalypse”
    • Watch Zombie Apocalypse video from youtube.com
    • Irony activity–create a class presentation using internet memes which illustrate different types of irony
  • Tuesday
    • SSR/RL
    • Zombie Apocalypse Science
    • Begin reading the graphic novella:  Preparedness 101:  Zombie Pandemic from cdc.org
  • Wednesday
    • SSR/RL
    • Finish the graphic novella
    • Finish irony activity from Monday
  • Thursday
    • SSR/RL
    • Read “The Lottery” by Shirley Jackson
  • Friday
    • SSR/RL
    • Grade AOW
    • Questions over “The Lottery”
    • TED Talks:  The Bridge Puzzle

 

Power ELA
  • Monday
    • Checklist for the week:
      • Pass 5 passages on readtheory.org
      • Together, complete “Veterans’ Day Facts”
      • Work for 15 minutes on freerice.com (english vocabulary)
      • Find words using the root ‘audio’
      • Write a sentence using each ‘audio’ word
  • Tuesday
    • Work on checklist
  • Wednesday
    • Work on checklist
  • Thursday
    • Work on checklist
  • Friday
    • Work on checklist/Free Device Friday (once checklist is finished)

Lesson Plans for November 5-9

October30

 

Reading
  • Monday
    • SSR/RL
    • AOW:  “Social media’s Impact on Teen Mental Health comes into Focus”–due Friday
    • Create Irony Journal Pages
  • Tuesday
    • SSR/RL
    • Find and add a  meme/gif/video which shows an example of irony to our classroom presentation. Tell which type of irony it is and describe why.
  • Wednesday
    • SSR/RL
    • Finish up irony notes
    • Extra reading time/work on AOW
  • Thursday
    • SSR/RL
    • Read “The Ransom of Red Chief” by O.Henry.  Look for examples situational and verbal irony
  • Friday
    • SSR/RL
    • Turn in AOW
    • Answer questions over “TRORC”
Advanced
  • Monday
    • SSR/RL
    • AOW:  “Social media’s Impact on Teen Mental Health comes into Focus”–due Friday
    • Read Chps. 49-50
  • Tuesday
    • SSR/RL
    • Read Chps. 51-End
  • Wednesday
    • SSR/RL
    • Career Inspire Field Trip
  • Thursday
    • SSR/RL
    • Test over Part 3 of SWTWC
    • Begin notes over Short Stories
  • Friday
    • SSR/RL
    • Grade and turn in AOW
    • Finish Short Story Notes
    • Read “Little Brother” by Bruce Holland Rogers
Power ELA
  • Monday
    • Checklist for the Week:
      • Pass 5 passages on readtheory.org
      • Create a root tree using the root ‘audio’
      • Complete article on activelylearn.com
  • Tuesday
    • Work on Checklist
  • Wednesday
    • Career Inspire Field Trip
  • Thursday
    • Pep Rally
  • Friday
    • Finish checklist

Lesson Plans for October 29-November 2

October25

 

Reading
  • Monday
    • SSR/RL
    • AOW:  “Scared Out of Your Mind”–due Friday
    • Read and Discuss “The Landlady” by Roald Dahl
  • Tuesday
    • SSR/RL
    • Questions over “The Landlady”
    • Just for fun:  “Nightdrive” and “The Elevator”
  • Wednesday
    • CREEPY STORIES
    • Early Release
  • Thursday
    • SSR/RL
    • Read and discuss “Button, Button” by Richard Matheson
    • Watch youtube video
  • Friday
    • Grade and Turn in AOW
    • SSR/Reading Conferences/RL
Advanced
  • Monday
    • SSR/RL
    • AOW:  “Scared Out of Your Mind”–due Friday
    • Read and discuss Chps. 40-42
  • Tuesday
    • SSR/RL
    • Read and discuss Chps. 43-44–
  • Wednesday
    • CREEPY STORIES
    • TURN IN CAROUSEL HORSES
  • Thursday
    • SSR/RL
    • Test over SWTWC–Part II
  • Friday
    • SSR/RL
    • Chps. 45-48
Power ELA
  • Monday
    • Begin Working on Checklist activities for this week
      • 1 SRA Story
      • Pass 5 passages on Readtheory.org
      • Vocabulary.com assignments
      • Play freerice.com for 10 minutes
  • Tuesday
    • Work on Checklist
  • Wednesday
    • EARLY RELEASE
  • Thursday
    • Work on Checklist
  • Friday
    • Work on checklist/Free device Friday

Lesson Plans for September 17-21

September11

 

 

Reading
Monday
  • SSR/Reading Log/Novel Words
  • Thinking Notes in Interactive Journal
  • Article of the Week (Due Friday):  “Our Plastic Oceans”
Tuesday
  • SSR/Reading Log/Novel Words
  • Begin Part 2 of Tangerine: read “Monday, September 18”–exit question “What did Paul’s mom do that made him feel better about being in Tangerine?”
  • Continue looking for Smiley Face Tricks in reading
Wednesday
    • SSR/Reading Log/Novel Words
    • Read “Tuesday, September 19” -”Wednesday, September 20”
    • Continue looking for Smiley Face Tricks in reading
Thursday
    • SSR/Reading Log/Novel Words
    • Read “Friday, September 22”-”Saturday, September 23”
    • Continue looking for Smiley Face Tricks in reading
  •  
Friday
  • SSR/Reading Log/Novel Words
  • Write 3 Level one Questions over AOW; Turn in AOW
  • Finish reading sections of Tangerine, if needed

 

  Advanced
Monday  
  • SSR/Reading Log/Novel Words
  • Thinking Notes in Interactive Journal
  • Article of the Week (Due Friday):  “Our Plastic Oceans”
Tuesday  
  • SSR/Reading Log/Novel Words
  • Read and discuss Chp. 5 of Of Mice and Men
Wednesday  
  • SSR/Reading Log/Novel Words
  • Finish Of Mice and Men
Thursday  
  • SSR/Reading Log/Novel Words
  • Go over OMAM Project
  • Begin OMAM Test
Friday  
  • SSR/Reading Log/Novel Words
  • Finish OMAM Test
  • Work on OMAM project
  • Begin watching OMAM

 

 

  Power ELA
Monday    
  • Mobymax.com–reading skills informational
Tuesday    
  • Passion Day–Watch assigned video over your topic
Wednesday    
  • readtheory.org/ readworks.org
Thursday    
  • Pep Rally
Friday    
  • Free Device Day–if all work is completed


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