Week Number 18: 1.15-1.19.18

LIBRARY SHELVING GAME


Spider and the Fly
Retell this story, including appropriately sequenced events.

Informational writing topics. Pick narrative options 1, 2–or opinion assignment 3. Here’s #1: write about the things or places that make you happy. What are the things or places that make you happy, and write why do they make you happy. Here’s #2: Write about what you do after you get home from school. Sequence what you do until bedtime. Be sure to provide details. Assignment #3 is to write a friend, one who has not been to your favorite place, about this favorite place. Convince them to go to this place as soon as they can.
Research assignment: find out all you can about hurricanes, floods, and storms, based on the myON project books. Write about what you find out. Be sure to use myON for the information. Read all of the project books. Write a report in your own words.

Week Number 17: 1.8-1.12.18

Informational writing topics. Pick narrative options 1, 2, or opinion assignment 3. Here’s #1: one special day for our family was . This is how we celebrate it. Here’s #2: Let me tell you about something really funny or scary that happened to me. Here’s #3: write a letter to a friend, telling them about a great book he or she should read? What was good about it? Why was it good? Convince them to read it.

Research assignment: find out all you can about hurricanes, floods, and storms, based on the myON project books. Write about what you find out. Be sure to use myON for the information. Read all of the project books. Write a report in your own words.

Week Number 16: 12:18-12.22.17

Informational writing topics.  Pick one.  List the characteristics of the perfect pet or write about how to build a snowman using the words first, then next, now, and finally.  You may also write about how to make a sandwich using four steps.  Step 1: First, you need … .  Step 2: Next,  … .  Step 3: Then, … .  Step 4: Last, … .

Research assignment: find out all you can about hurricanes, floods, and storms, based on the myON project books. Write about what you find out. Be sure to use myON for the information. Read all of the project books. Write a report in your own words.

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Week Number 15: 12.11-12.15.17

Informational writing topics.  Pick one.  Write three reasons you like or dislike snow.  Write what bedtime you would choose with your reasons for the bedtime.

Think of the steps you go through to get ready for school.  Write about getting reading for school.  Step 1: first,       .  Step 2: next,           .  Step 3: then,     .   Step 4: last,     .

Research assignment: find out all you can about hurricanes, floods, and storms, based on the myON project books. Write about what you find out.  Be sure to use myON for the information. Read all of the project books. Write a report in your own words.

Week Number 14: 12.4-12.8.17

Informational Writing Topic: write three ways ice cream and chocolate are the same and three ways they are different.

You may also write a letter to your teacher.   Dear             ,

My favorite subject in school is      .  I really like it because              .  I think           .   It also     . My favorite part of        is          .  Sincerely,

Research assignment: find out all you can about hurricanes, floods, and storms from the myON project. Write about what you find out.  Use myON. Read all of the project books. Write a report in your own words.

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Week Number 13: 11.27-12.1.17

Informational writing assignment – Write about what you did over the Thanksgiving Holiday or write a letter to a book character.
Dear _______________,     I just read your story called ________________.  I think you are ______________.  The best parts of the story were __________________.  I’d like to ask you three questions: ______________________? ____________________________________________?
I can’t wait to read about you again!  Sincerely, _______________

Research assignment: find out all you can about hurricanes, floods, and storms from the myON project. Write about what you find out.  Use myON. Read all of the project books. Write a report in your own words.  Provide details.  http://www.bestplaces.net/compare-cities/detroit_mi/miami_fl/climate  Compare Detroit, Michigan and Miami, Florida.  Which one is more vulnerable to the forces of nature?

 

Week Number 12: 11.20-11.22.17

Informational writing topic: write about the best things about you or write about the best things about your family.
Research assignment: find out all you can about earthquakes from the myON project. Write about what you find out.Use myON. Read all of the project books. Write a report in your own words.  Provide details.
http://www.bestplaces.net/compare-cities/detroit_mi/miami_fl/climate  Compare Detroit, Michigan and Miami, Florida.  Which one is more vulnerable to the forces of nature

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Week Number 11: 11.13-11.17.17

Writing topic: Writing topic: Tell me about you and your family?
(If you want, you could write a thank you letter to your family for what they do for you. Tell them how special they are. Another option would involve writing about the superpower & weakness you would have if you were a action/adventure superhero.)
Just as Superman has a weakness, you would probably also have a weakness as he does with Kryptonite. Write all you can.
Research writing topic: volcanoes, earthquakes, tornadoes, hurricanes, floods, or landslides using myON. Use myON. Read all of the project books. Write a report in your own words. Provide details.
Compare Michigan and Florida.

 

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Week Number 10: 11.6-11.10.17

Writing topic: how do flowers grow?
First, . Then, . Finally, … .
(Word bank: stem, seed, flower, leaves, soil, water, roots.)

Research writing topic: research landslides using myON. Write a report in your own words.
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I can evaluate a variety of information from different sources.
I can demonstrate evaluation of purpose by assessing my writing using the informational 6+1 rubric.
I can demonstrate application of building writing stamina by writing during class and keeping track of the number of minutes I was writing at the top of the doc.
6+1 Rubric This lesson uses Culham’s strategies for writing to Prompts in the Trait-Based Technology
Content Objective – I can write a narrative about a topic I’ve researched. The writing can be imaginative, based on mentor texts shared over the course of the school year. (Prompts provide students with needed baseline information, information that allows them to apply all writing traits with both creativity and confidence.) Across a range of standards, I will use R.A.F.T.S. for role, audience, format, topic, & a strong verb that shares the purpose of the writing.
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Week Number 9: 10/30-11/3/17

Write about your ten favorite types of candy or food.
Describe a Jack-O-Lantern or write a story about one.

If you would like to write about a Jack-O-Lantern: Pumpkin set of slides. Click on “make a copy” to get started.
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