Weekly Agendas

 Weekly Agenda

WEEKS 1- 2

Friday, Monday & Tuesday Aug 10-14th

ELA & Creative Writing:

  • HW: Bring in a picture of yourself, and/or draw one & signed syllabus
  • Welcome Intro to ELA PowerPoint: Policies & Procedures & Team building.

 Wednesday Aug. 15th

ELA:

  • Grammar Lesson: The Daily Language Review, Punctuation Flocabulary
  • “What you do matters!” Quick Write

Creative Writing:

  • Do Now: Write 3 interesting things about yourself on a blank sheet of paper, 2 Truths & a lie activity w/ snowball fight

Lesson 3: Thursday/Friday Aug 16th & 17

  • “What you do matters!” Mrs. Hinds lesson
  • Orange Day-Grammar lesson
  • Library Orientation Day, book check out, genre lesson. ”How to Choose the Right Book!”

 

WEEKS 3-4

ELA:

Homework Directions: Read at least 3 times a week for 30 minutes. *Reading Log #2 due to Ms. Lucien on September 13th or September 14th. 

  • Do Now: Teach Daily Language Review Procedures, apostrophes lesson
  • IREADY TESTING WILL TAKE PLACE ON AUGUST 27TH & 28TH
  • “I AM POEM” Project:
    • Adjective word dump & Flocabulary (see ppt slide)
    • Descriptive language Flocabulary
    • “Popcorn the Poet” video discussion
    • Introduce activity w/ samples from PPT & “I AM” video …Teach Mark the Text
    • Review rubric–Create poems on handout
    • Paste on construction paper with pictures
    • Present -**Dojo points for rhyme & presenting to class, SNAPS

Video links:

Creative Writing:

 Dialogue (2 voice) Poem Project:

  1. Compare/Contrast Flocabulary
  2. Venn Diagram: sim & differences-discuss interests and traits, record
  3. Introduce activity w/ samples & videos

Video Links: 

https://youtu.be/VuOOV06cmpI 

https://youtu.be/2pvrpaqFvMA

 

  1. Review rubric & Create poems on graphic organizer
  2. Present-**Dojo points for rhyming poems & presentations

Week 5: September 10th-14th

Homework Directions:

  1. Read at least 3 times a week for 30 minutes. *Reading Log #2 due to Ms. Lucien on September 13th or September 14th.  Click here: ELA Reading Log Ms Lucien
  2.  Vocabulary Ring due to Ms. Lucien on September 13th or September 14th.  Click here: Lucien Vocab Ring Directions

Monday/Tuesday:

  1. *Daily Do Now (Entry Slip)-Facing Fears Quick Write in writing journal
  2. Assign Vocab HW Ravine
  3. Setting Flocabulary-notes in writing journal
  4. Close Read “The Ravine” #1: pages 3-5
  5. Exit Ticket: Answer close read questions 1-3 from PPT in writing journal

Wednesday:

  1. *Daily Do Now (Entry Slip)-Check grades in HAC (interims issued 9/12)
  2. IREADY (45 mins) & Dojo Store

Thursday/Friday:

  1. Turn in Vocabulary Homework & Reading Log #2
  2. *Daily Do Now (Entry Slip)-Ravine Study Guide Questions 1-2
  3. Flocabulary Story Elements and Character Traits videos
  4. Close Read “The Ravine” #2: pages 6-9
  5. Exit Ticket: Ravine Study Guide Questions 3-6

Creative Writing Class Only: Students will be working on analyzing & writing poetry in the Media Center

Week 6: September 17th-21st

Monday/Tuesday:

  1. a. *Daily Do Now (Entry Slip)-Folders, create cover sheets
  2. Assign Reading Log #3
  3. Heads Together Question’s: Review The Ravine
  4. Close Read “The Ravine” #3: finish the close read
  5. Exit Ticket: Questions 7-10

 

Wednesday:

  1. *Daily Do Now (Entry Slip)-Check grades in HAC (interims issued 9/12)
  2. IREADY (45 mins) & Dojo Store

 

Thursday/Friday:

*Summative Test-Ravine Test (includes vocab & Life Doesn’t Frighten me paired text)

 

Creative Writing Class Only: “Life Doesn’t Frighten Me” Poetry Analysis

Lesson Sequence

Paired Text:The Lion Saver”:

Passage 1: “Attack of the Man Eaters”   Passage 2: “Meet the Lion Whisperer”

 

Week 8

Lesson 1:

  • Daily Language Review (Entry Slip)-in writing journal, focus on Capitalization
  • Assign Reading Log # 4 Homework–Due October 12th
  • Flocabulary Inference video introduction, define key vocab
  • “Observe, Infer & Evidence” -infer through photography activity (Formative)
  • Exit Ticket: “Read and Respond”, highlight the evidence activity

 

Lesson 2:

  • Daily Language Review (Entry Slip)-in writing journal, focus on Punctuation
  • Whole group Close Read first ½ of Passage 1: “Attack of the Man Eaters”- model & practice 3-4 word summaries, HOT Questions & Mark the text strategies
  • Heads-Together Small Groups finish close read passage
  • Exit Ticket: Study guide questions-students will practice Central Idea and Supporting Details summarizing, making inferences,

“Attack of the Man Eaters” videos:

 WEEK 9

Lesson 3:

EQ: Based on the pictures in passage 2 and video, infer how the two passages will be similar and different? Write in journal.

  • Whole group Close Read first ½ of Passage 2:“Meet the Lion Whisperer”-students will continue creating 3-4 word summaries for each paragraph. Students will also mark the text and create HOT questions.
  • Exit Ticket: Complete Study Guide
  • History of Cats video: “The Lion Whisperer” videos: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eHEeJkkMnhs

Lesson 4:

  • Reading Log # 4 Homework–Due October 11th & 12th
  • Conclusion of Unit: Q1 Benchmark Summative Assessment