January 2019

Wednesday 1/16

  1. Do Now Directions: Copy the sentence and  fix the errors. Circle the subject and underline the predicate. Then label every part of speech in this sentence (nouns, verbs, adjectives, adverbs, etc.)The worlds fastest mile time are 3 minutes and 43 seconds.

    most peoples mile time is around 9 minutes

    5 errors

  2. Author’s Purpose Review
  3. Author’s Purpose  Walk-About and correction
  4. Author’s Purpose CER – Using the passage you were assigned, compose a CER that proves the correct answer is right.
  5. HW – Study Guide and Mid-Term Friday

Tuesday 1/15

  1. Do Now –  Directions: Copy the sentence and correct the errors. Circle the predicate and underline the subject. Then label every part of speech in this sentence (nouns, verbs, adjectives, adverbs, etc.)
    1. An moroccan runner set the World Record for the fast mile.He trained by practice run the mile five times a day.5 errors
  2. Finish Elements of Plot Review – Discuss as a class the correct answers
  3. Figurative Language review  Metaphor, Simile, Personification, Hyperbole (if forgot, see interactive notebook or video below.
  4. Figurative Language Music Squares –  figurative Language Music 2 (1)
  5. Figurative Language Music Squares answers – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oK2D8S1WBFE
  6. HW – Midterm Study Guide, Midterm Friday

Monday 1/14

  1. Do Now – Directions: Copy the sentence and correct the errors. Then try to label every part of speech in this sentence (nouns, verbs, adjectives, adverbs, etc.) For each sentence CIRCLE the SUBJECT and UNDERLINE the PREDICATE.It is a beautiful cold day at Woodworth middle schoolThe difficult ELA midterm will begin on friday january 18.6 errors
  2. Discussion Director – Roles_ Discussion Director
  3. Elements of Plot Review – Fill out a plot map over both of the following Pixar Shorts
    1. Presto – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D4Dnm6dkOVI
    2. Snack Attack – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=38y_1EWIE9I&index=13&list=PLx9XZ3ExcjQ_RiP51nIuzpY3lDD4spOVC

Friday 1/11

  1. Do Now – Directions: Copy the sentence and make the corrections. Then label every part of speech in this sentence (nouns, verbs, adjectives, adverbs, etc.) For each sentence CIRCLE the SUBJECT and UNDERLINE the PREDICATE.
    1. Kevins family forget about him.

    1.  He almost spent the Weak end a lone.
  2. Imaginative Illustrator
  3. CER Passage Sort –
    1. 1.Identify the claim, evidence and reasoning in each passage using different color highlighters.2.Show me, then cut out all 10 CERs. Choose the 3 best and the 2 that need the most improvement.3.Attach to paper in a creative way and explain in detail why they are good examples and need improvement.

Wednesday 1/9- Thursday 1/10

NWEA Reading Assessment

Tuesday 1/8

  1. Do now- Directions: Copy the sentence and fix the errors. Then label every part of speech in this sentence (nouns, verbs, adjectives, adverbs, etc.)For each sentence CIRCLE the SUBJECT and UNDERLINE the PREDICATE.
    1. thomas gained weigh from cookies.
    1. Brandon forgive the other childrin
  2. Connection Creator – Roles_ Creative Connector
  3.  Connection Creator Example- Creative Connector Lesson Packet
  4. HW – Finish Connection Creator Example if not completed in class.

Monday 1/7

  1. Do Now – Directions: Copy the sentence and  fix the errors. Then label every part of speech in this sentence (nouns, verbs, adjectives, adverbs, etc.)For each sentence CIRCLE the SUBJECT and UNDERLINE the PREDICATE.

    essa and his brother play uno afterschool5 Errors
  2. Word Wizard Presentation – Roles_ Word Wizard
  3. Word Wizard Example Word Wizard Lesson Packet
  4. Character Types – Characters Types 2019

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December 2018

Tuesday 12/18

  1. Do Now – For each of the 5 conflict types, write down an example from a movie for each one.
    1. Example – Man Vs. Self – Wreck it Ralph – Ralph has to decide whether to help Venolope and let her race or to help King Candy and keep her from racing
  2. Read “Charles”
    1. Complete a Think Aloud as you read.
    2. When finished, work with your elbow partner to complete the plot map.
  3. Work in you CER Poster groups ( Have students show you their completed small plans, and then they may have a larger sheet to work on their poster)

Monday 12/17

  1. Do now – Rewrite the sentence and correct it. Underline all prepositions.suddenly Mikila heard obnoxious laughter she looked around her, startled. up the small hill, on a long flat rock, a  bearded old man sat looking down at her (5 prepositions) (5 errors)
  2. Daily reading and log
  3. Conflict Practice Passages conflict worksheet passages
  4. Conflict Passage CER

Friday 12/14

  1. Do now – Rewrite the sentence and correct it. Underline all prepositions.The third day, it was wednesday of the first week, Charles bounced a see-saw off the head of a little girl and made her bleed  the teacher made him stay inside the classroom during lunch recess(5 prepositions) (4 errors)
  2. Daily reading and log
  3. Conflict Squares Conflict Squares
  4. CER Poster Project

Thursday 12/13

  1. Do Now – Rewrite the sentence and correct it. Underline all prepositions.One day, as Nadia past the bright sunny place where her little brothers were playing, she stopped to watch them. they was playing a games Hamed has taught her.
  2. Daily Reading Log
  3. Moana Clip – Identify the Main Conflict Type and one other conflict type
  4. Conflict Types Clips – Partner Work – See Google Classroom
  5. Review as a class.

Wednesday 12/12

  1. Do Now – Rewrite the sentence and correct it. Underline all prepositions.one day before dawn, Hamed mounted his fathers great white stallion and rides to the west to seek new grazzing ground four the sheep and their lambs
  2. Daily reading log
  3. Review Conflict Types Practice
  4. Nadia the Willful Front-loading

Tuesday 12/11

  1. Do Now – Directions – Correct the errors and underline the prepositionsI went outside with my iPod to sit on the porch swing and listening to rock music. A huge bee landed on my arm, and I jumped up. My black iPod broke of my headphones and went flying into the pond. I starred in shock as it sunk to the bottom(12 prepositions)(4 errors)
  2. Daily reading and log
  3. Conflict Types Practice
  4. Minimum Wage/Fast Food Workers wage raised CER – Google Classroom

Monday 12/10

  1. Do Now – Rewrite the sentence and correct it. Underline all prepositions.We cut threw the fence and runned into the secret united states government base. we we’re looking for missing documents that were hidden in a safe.(4 prepositions)(6 errors)
  2. Daily Reading and Log
  3. Conflict Types Notes
  4. Reasoning Practice – Class Completed

Friday 12/7

  1. Do Now – Directions: Rewrite the sentences.  Correct the errors. Underline the pronouns and circle the antecedents to which they refer. Draw a line connecting the two.You, you came back stammered The BeastOf course I came back. I couldn’t let them. Oh, this is all my fault! If only I had gotten here sooner. Answered Belle.(7 errors) (6 personal pronouns)( 1 antecedent)
  2. Daily Reading and Log
  3. Author’s purpose quiz/test
  4. Reasoning Practice – Teacher modeled the first one

Thursday 12/6

  1. Do Now – Directions: Rewrite the sentences.  Correct the errors. Underline the pronouns and circle the antecedents to which they refer. Draw a line connecting the two.It’s our motto said PumbaSimba quietly asked “What’s a motto?” Timon laughingly replies “Nothing. What’s a motto with you”(8 errors) ( 2 pronouns)(3 antecedents)
  2. Daily Reading and Log
  3. Author’s Purpose Scavenger Hunt
  4. Continue – Pros and Cons T-Chart – “Raising the Minimum Wage”

Wednesday 12/5

  1. Do Now –Directions: Rewrite the sentences.  Correct the errors. Underline the pronouns and circle the antecedents to which they refer. Draw a line connecting the two.What’s going on? Buzz questioned. Woody responded Nothing that concerns you spaceman, just us toys. I’d better have a look anyway. Buzz demanded to him(9 errors) ( 4 pronouns)(3 antecedents)
  2. Daily Reading and Log
  3. Kahoot Review – https://create.kahoot.it/details/author-s-purpose/adb11033-6a38-41b1-bf4b-00edc6ecd354
  4. Author’s purpose Review – Author’s purpose Review (Homework if not finished in class)
  5. PRO/CONS Michigan’s Minimum Wage

Tuesday 12/4

  1. Do now – Directions: Rewrite the sentences.  Correct the errors. Underline the pronouns and circle the antecedents to which they refer. Draw a line connecting the two.“Luke, I am you’re father”, said Darth Vader. No, that’s not true! That’s impossible! yelled luke back at him.(6 errors) (3 pronouns) (2 antecedents)
  2. Daily Reading and Log
  3. Author’s Purpose Practice – Gallery Walk authors-purpose practice (5 mins to complete individually, 10 mins Gallery Walk and then review as a class)
  4. PRO/CONS Michigan’s Minimum Wage

Monday 12/3

  1. Do Now –Directions: Rewrite the sentences.  Correct the errors. Underline the pronouns and circle the antecedents to which they refer. Draw a line connecting the two.Get away the boy gave her another push. What’re you waiting for Then, for the first time, Margot turned and looked at him And what she was waiting for was in her eyes(7 errors) ( 5 pronouns)(2 antecedents)
  2. Daily Reading
  3. Author’s Purpose Sort – Directions: Cut each box out. Decide what type of Author’s purpose is on each one and glue it to a piece of construction paper. Underline the important words that prove it is that type of author’s purpose.
  4. PRO/CONS Michigan’s Minimum Wage

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November 2018

Friday 11/30

  1. Do nowDirections: Rewrite the sentences.  Correct the errors. Underline the pronouns and circle the antecedents to which they refer. Draw a line connecting the two.Whose is this Mrs. Price asks, holding up the red sweater in front of the class not mine swears everybody not me

    (10 errors) ( 5 pronouns)(2 antecedents)

  2. Daily reading and log
  3. Author’s Purpose (PIE Persuade, Inform, Entertain) Copy of Author’s Purpose
  4. Author’s Purpose Practice
  5. Required Chores CER CER Chores (2/3rd cores) Uniform In Public Schools (1st core) (Please use the format below to help with your CER)
    Claim:
    Evidence (According to the text…):
    Reasoning:  
    1. This demonstrates (claim)__________________________________________________________________ because (paraphrase evidence) ________________________________

    __________________________________________________________________________________________.
    2. Expand (use background knowledge)
    _____________________________________________

    __________________________________________________________________________________________.
    3. Therefore, (restate claim) _____________________________

    __________________________________________________________________________________________.

Thursday 11/29 

  1. Do Now – Directions: Rewrite the sentences.  Correct the errors. Underline the pronouns and circle the antecedents to which they refer. Draw a line connecting the two.if you’ve had your three wishes, the monkey’s paw is no good to you now said Mr. White to his son Herbert why do you still have it(7 errors) (  6 pronouns)(3 antecedents)
  2. Daily Reading Log
  3. Present – Cafeteria Frenzy Sample CER/Rubric
  4. HW – Complete Homework Passage CER Practice (See Monday 11/25 if you lost your copy)

Wednesday 11/28

  1. Do now –  Directions: Rewrite the sentences.  Correct the errors. Underline the pronouns and circle the antecedents to which they refer. Draw a line connecting the two.
    1. suddenly, Dad bursts into their room Whats up, girls he says with a silly grin on his face Whats all the fuss about(11 errors) (3  pronouns)(2 antecedents)
  2. Daily Reading and Log (1st and 2nd core – Book Fair)
  3. Cafeteria Frenzy Passage – Using 3 colors, highlight the Claim, Evidence and Reasoning
  4. Teacher Model CER Rubric/Checklist and Paragraph – Should Ms. Hassan implement silent lunch at Woodworth Middle School?
  5.  Groups – Complete CER Rubric/Checklist over a student written paragraph.

Tuesday 11/27 (Shorted hours due to PBIS Dodgeball)

  1. Do now – Directions: Rewrite the sentences.  Correct the errors. Underline the pronouns and circle the antecedents to which they refer. Draw a line connecting the two.
    1. The Tyrannosaur snuck up behind the Triceratops and tried to punch him with his little hands The triceratops heard something rustling behind him and he quickly turned around.(3 errors) (4 pronouns)
  2. Daily Reading (3rd core – Book Fair)
  3. Continue working on CER Practice Page

Monday 11/26

  1. Do now Directions: Rewrite the sentence, correct it,  and underline the pronouns.
    1. My brother bryan did not like going to School. He once told my mom “I will give you five dollars if you keep me home”. (7 pronouns)
      (4 errors)
    2. Notes Pronouns Pronouns: Take the place of nouns Example Gorlock forgot his club in his other loincloth, so he had to make a new one.
    3. Notes Antecedents Antecedents: The nouns to which pronouns refer. Mr. Tickles normally did not eat fish without organic soy sauce,but he decided to make an exception.  Mr. Tickles is the antecedent of he.
  2. Daily reading and log
  3. Notes – CER (CER PPT CER)
  4. Homework Passage CER Practice. Copy of Claim Practice

Wednesday 11/21- Friday 11/23 No School – Thanksgiving break

Tuesday 11/20

  1. Do Now Quiz
  2. Daily reading log
  3. Complete Narrative – Due tonight by 8 pm!!!!
  4. Complete conferring with students.

Monday 11/19

  1. Do-Now – Correct errors, circle nouns, and underline verbs.
    1. Aw, you didn’t write that! Protested one of the boys I did complained margot. William! Yelled the teacher(10 errors) (4 nouns) (5 verbs)
  2. Daily Reading and Log
  3. Narrative  – Google Classroom
  4. Continue Conferring

Friday 11/16

  1. Do Now – Correct errors, circle nouns, and underline verbs.
    1. My problem is that Im not getting any support from you and Mom jennifer yelled as she stomped across the room and prepared to slam the door STOP RIGHT THERE, young lady You will not talk to me that way and you will not walk away Dad bellowed(9 errors) (9 nouns) (13 verbs)
  2. Daily Reading and log
  3. Figurative Language and Connotation Re-Test
  4. Continue working on Narrative
  5. Continue Conferring

Thursday 11/15

  1. Do Now – Correct errors, circle nouns, and underline verbs.
    1. I’ll never let go Jack.” whispered Rose Well, if you move a little we can both fit “answered Jack”(8 errors) (3 nouns) (8 verbs)
  2. Daily reading and log
  3. Run/Walk Glue in Interactive Notebook
  4. Sensory Detail Word List – Glue in Interactive Notebook
  5. Continue Working on Narrative
  6. Continue Conferring
  7. HW – Figurative Language and Connotation Re-Test Friday

Wednesday 11/14

  1. Do now –  Correct errors, circle nouns, and underline verbs.
    1. come play with me.” said the doll in a quiet and creepy voice. i looked at Mr. Donelson with fear. “Run! I screamed. (7 errors) (4 nouns) (6 verbs)
  2. Daily reading and log
  3. Sensory Words – Glue in Interactive Notebook –Sensory Words
  4. Test corrections –Test Correction Form
  5. Continue working on Narrative
  6. Continue Conferring

Tuesday 11/13

  1. Do now –  Correct errors, circle nouns, and underline verbs.
    1. Why are you smiling like that? Asked the angry man. I just like to smile. Smiling is my favorite!”, stated a smiling Buddy.(6 errors) (3 nouns) (7 verbs)
  2. Daily reading and log
  3. Walk/Run Scattegories
  4. Continue working on Narrative
  5. Continue Conferring

Monday 11/12

  1. Do Now – Correct errors, circle nouns, underline verbs
    1. Did you see the score of the Michigan state game? I asked, laughing.“It’s not funny. Ohio state won” stated Mary“You’re right. Im worried now.” I replied.(7 errors)(4 nouns)(11 verbs)
  2. Daily reading and log
  3. “The Hook” (interactive notebook)
  4. Individual conferring (bring checklist)

Friday 11/9

  1. Do Now – Correct Sentences – Circle nouns and underline verbsi am getting mom a red Mustang for her next birthday my sister sang.“I already bought one for her. That’s not fair! I yelled. “You have to return it”, She replied. 
    1. 7 errors, 4 nouns, 9 verbs
  2. Daily Reading
  3. Figurative Language/Connotation Carousel review
  4. Figurative Language/Connotation Test – Summative
  5. Continue Working on Narrative – Google Classroom

Connotation Practice – 100 Ways to say Swag –

Thursday 11/8

  1. Do now –
    1. Correct errors
    2. Circle the nouns and underline the verbs

    “according to the text” Michael stocker spent 3 ½ years leading a team of 70 animators who worked on finding Dory”.

    (7 errors) (6 nouns) (3 verbs)

  2. Daily reading and Log
  3. Connotation Stew
  4. Candidate Connotation
  5. Narrative Writing Time

Wednesday 11/7

  1. Do Now –
    1. Correct errors
    2. Circle the nouns and underline verbs.

    “Wake up zach” I whispered. “Its christmas morning!” We rushed down the stairs and opened our presents. “Yay! I got…socks? I mumbled. “what kind of present is this.” asked Sam.

    (8 errors) (7 nouns) (9 verbs)

  2. Daily reading and Log
  3. Review Connotation in Sports part 1
  4. Begin Connotation in Sports part 2
  5. Continue writing narrative.

Tuesday 11/6

No School – Teacher Professional Development

Monday 11/5

  1. Do now –
    1. Underline nouns and circle verbs
    2. Correct errors

    “Luke, I am you’re father”, said Darth Vader. No, that’s not true! That’s impossible! yelled luke.

  2. Rules of Quotations – Notes into interactive notebook
    1. Use double quotation marks to set off a direct (word-for-word) quotation
      1. “I hope you will be here,” he said. YES
      2. He said that he “hoped I would be there.” NO
    2. Capitalize inside the quotation mark
      1. Jamal said “Hi!” YES
      2. Jamal said “hi!” NO
    3. Comma before a quote is introduced
    4. If the quote is at the beginning or the middle, a comma, question mark, or exclamation mark can end the quote.
      1. “Hurry up,” she whispered OR “Hurry up!” she yelled. YES
      2. “Hurry up” she whispered. NO
      3. Punctuation goes inside the quotation
      1. “Hurry up,” she whispered. YES
      2. “Hurry up”, she whispered. NO
      1. Skip a line and indent whenever a new speaker begins
    5. “See you tomorrow!” my friends all yelled together as they ran home. “Can’t wait!”
      1. According to the text, “Columbus arrived in 1492.” YES

    According to the text “Columbus arrived in 1492.” NO

  3. Finish Sports Teams Connotation Part 1  (Partner work)
  4. Continue working on Narrative (Google Classroom) – By Wednesday, students should be done with Characters (protagonist and antagonist) Conflict, Inciting Incident, 5 lines of Dialogue (minimum, and it should feel like it fits), 2 examples of Figurative Language and writing should be divided into appropriate paragraphs.

End Of 1st Card Marking

Friday 11/2

  1. Do Now –
    1. Correct errors.
    2. CIRCLE all adjectives and UNDERLINE all adverbs.

    My Brother excitedly ripped the gold paper off of his huge birthday present he loudly cheered when he saw it was an adorable spotted puppy
    (3 errors)
    (2 adverbs)
    (5 adjectives)

  2. Daily reading and log
  3. Review Connotation and Denotation
  4. Sports Team Connotations Project – Finish on Monday

Thursday 11/1

  1. Do now – If someone were describing your car, which one of these words would make you the most upset? Cheap, Bargain, and Inexpensive – Explain why in a paragraph. 
  2. Daily Reading and Log
  3. Connotation/Denotation Notes and activities

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October 2018

Wednesday 10/31

  1. Do Now –
    1. Correct errors.
    2. CIRCLE all adjectives and UNDERLINE all adverbs.

    The hard working engineer slowly turned the key in the black lamborghini that he had carefully builded he dramatically revved the engine and happily grinned

    (4 errors)
    (2 adjectives)
    (4 adverbs)

  2. Daily reading and log
  3. Figurative Language in Music practice.

Tuesday 10/30

  1. Do Now – Would you rather live in a house where all the walls were made of glass or live in an underground house? Explain why or why not in a paragraph.
  2. Daily Reading and Log
  3. Review Figurative Language – 4 Squares
  4. Narrative Essay – Google Classroom – Today focus on Character (protagonist and antagonist) and the Conflict.
  5. HW – Finish character and conflict for hw if not finished.

Monday 10/29

  1. Do Now –
    1. Correct errors.
    2. CIRCLE all adjectives and UNDERLINE all adverbs.

    lost planners and carefully labeled notebooks messily spilled out of Mr. Praters Lost and Found after the first week of School

  2. Daily Reading and log
  3. Review Hyperbole Song Examples and Personification in All Summer in a Day
  4. Figurative Language – 4 Squares – Cut and glue into the right spots.

Friday 10/26

  1. Do now –
    1. Correct errors.
    2. CIRCLE all adjectives and UNDERLINE all adverbs.

    Faisel quickly ran down the huge Soccer field he powerfully kicked the old ball the distracted goalie completely missed

    (3 adverbs)
    (4 errors)
    (4 adjectives)

  2. Daily Reading
  3. Figurative Language in Music – the New Class
  4. With Video, check work – Figurative Language – The Next Class

Thursday 10/25

  1. Do Now – Would you rather have the ability to be invisible or to read minds? Explain why in a correct paragraph.
  2. Daily reading and Log
  3. Review Simile, Metaphor and Personification Copy of Simile, Metaphor, Personification Sort Practice
  4. Hyperbole Gallery Walk
  5. Hyperbole Song Practice (Homework) Hyperbole Song Practice

Wednesday 10/24

  1. Do now –
    1. Correct errors.
    2. CIRCLE all adjectives and UNDERLINE all adverbs.

    Jason cautiously entered the creepy barn and looked around carefully He quickly jumped when he saw an old Wizard with a long beard a tall hat and a sparkly cloak?

    (5 adjectives)
    (3 adverbs)
    (5 errors)

  2. Daily Reading and Log
  3. Personification Song Practice – Complete as a class and attach into your interactive notebook Personification Song Practice
  4. Personification Paragraph Frame  Personification in ASIAD Paragraph Frame
  5. HW – Complete Dialogue for Unknown Gate and Extra Credit Personification (if you want)

Tuesday 10/23

  1. Do Now – Write 2 similes and 2 metaphors of your own.
  2. Daily Reading Log
  3. Figurative Language Flow Chart – Cut and paste into your interactive notebook
  4. Metaphor and Simile Paragraph Frame – All Summer in a Day – Metaphor side as a class, Simile side, homework if not finished in class.  – Metaphor Paragraph Frame All Summer in a Day – Focused Section

Monday 10/22

  1. Do Now – Rewrite and revise.Circle all nouns. Underline all verbs.The Mona Lisa is a painting by leonardo da vinci it is kept in a room with bullet proof glass the room cost more than 7 million dollars to build(6 errors)
    (7 nouns)
    (5 verbs)
  2. Daily Reading and Log
  3. Interactive Notebook – Said is Dead and Reading Strategies Bookmark
  4. Metaphor Sentence Sort  – cut sentence starters and glue onto a piece of construction paper. Finish for homework if not done in class.

Friday 10/19

  1. Do Now-  Circle all nouns. Underline all verbs.the movie scream 4 was filmed at woodworth middle school one scene was in mr prater’s old room. I’m a huge fan of scary movies! (10 errors)(8 nouns)(4 verbs)
  2. Daily Reading Log
  3. All Summer in a Day Movie – List Differences between Movie and Story
  4. “Unknown Gate” Writing Prompt – Add at least 5 lines of  dialogue and use synonyms for the word said

Thursday 10/18

  1. Do now – Who do you feel most sorry for at the end of All Summer in a day, Margot or the other kids? Explain in a correct paragraph.
  2. Daily reading
  3. Finish Filling out Simile Bingo Card
  4. Simile Bingo
  5. “Said is Dead” activity

Wednesday 10/17

  1. Do Now  Circle all nouns. Underline all verbs.my favorite place is cedar point because i love tall rides i am scared that a ride will break down when im on the top(8 errors)
    (5 nouns)
    (6 verbs)
  2. Daily Reading and Log
  3. Complete Figurative Language Notes – Simile, Metaphor, Personification, Hyperbole figurative-lang-overview (Notes)
  4. Fill out Simile Bingo Board

Tuesday 10/16

  1. Do now – Would you rather be one of the best looking people or one of the smartest people on the Earth? Explain in a correct paragraph. 
  2. Daily reading and log
  3. Review Talent Show Contest – Identify the main conflict.
  4. Begin Figurative Language Notes

Monday 10/15

  1. Do Now –  Rewrite and revise. Circle all nouns. Underline all verbs.
    i hit a baseball through the expenssive glass door my mom was mad and cried
    (4 errors)
    (3 nouns)
    (3 verbs)
  2. Daily Reading and Log
  3. Identifying the Main Conflict in short passages. (Krishna’s Lesson)
  4. Complete Margot Prompt – Margot stepped out the closet and..
  5. HW – Complete Talent Show Contest – Identify the main conflict.

Friday 10/12 half day

  1. Writing Prompt – Read the article, France Bans Cell Phones in Schools. Write an argumentative essay choosing only one side.

Thursday 10/11

  1. Do Now – In a complete paragraph, would you be friends with Margot? As always, explain why or why not.
  2. Daily Reading and Log
  3. Elements of Plot Review – Pages 54-55 (Together as a class)
  4. Elements of plot Test – Pages 58-60
  5. Google Classroom -You are the author – What happens next –  Continue All Summer in a Day 2-3 paragraphs HW if not finished

Wednesday 10/10

  1. Do Now
    1. Copy, edit, and rewrite the sentence.
    2. CIRCLE all nouns and UNDERLINE all verbs.

    A Runner from morocco set the World record for the fastest Mile time. The record is 3 minutes and 43 seconds
    (5 errors)
    (7 nouns)
    (2 verbs)

  2. Daily Reading and Log
  3. Quiz – All Summer in a Day – 1st and 3rd core
  4. Finish Plot Maps – All Summer in a Day – Discuss
  5. Writing Prompt – Kid in Mud Picture – Type into Goggle Classroom.

Tuesday 10/9

  1. Do now- Would you rather lose your vision or your hearing? Explain in a paragraph.
  2. Daily Reading and Log
  3. Close reading – Last two pages of “All Summer in a Day”
    1.        On page 2, find 5 direct quotes that show Margot is depressed. (3rd core completed)
    2.        On pages 3-4, give 2 main ideas of the end of the story.
      1. First main idea
      2. 2nd main idea
      3. On the final page, identify how the kids feel about their actions and give textual evidence to prove it.

4. Begin Plot Map – On Back, answer the four questions to identify the climax.

5. HW – Word Wall – All Summer in a Day

Monday 10/8

  1. Do Now –
    1. Copy, edit, and rewrite the sentence.
    2. CIRCLE all nouns and UNDERLINE all verbs.

    The eiffel tower is located in paris, france. It shrinks 6 Inches every Winter.

    (6 errors)
    (4 nouns)
    (3 verbs)

  2. Daily Reading Log
  3. Finish reading “All Summer in a Day” – continue Think Aloud
  4. Time permitting – Kid in Mud story writing prompt.
  5. HW – Complete Think Alouds for the last two pages of “All Summer in a Day”
    1. Also – Elements of Plot Summative Exam Thursday

Friday 10/5

  1. Do now –
    1. Copy, edit, and rewrite the sentence.
    2. Circle all proper nouns

    i love watching the michigan wolverines play Football at the big house. I always hope i will Run into coach harbaugh in ann arbor.

    (12 errors)

    (4 proper nouns)

  2. Daily Reading Log
  3. Continue reading All Summer in a Day – Think Aloud
  4. HW – Read the 2nd page and complete a think aloud.

 

Thursday 10/4

  1. Do now – Would you rather have to scream everything you think or only be able to speak using sign language? Explain in a paragraph.
  2. Daily Reading Log
  3. Reading Assessment Practice – Elements of Plot 2 – Work Sheet
  4. Writing Prompt – See google classroom

Wednesday 10/3

  1. Do now – Show corrections
      1. Rewrite the sentence and edit the mistakes.
      2. CIRCLE all nouns and UNDERLINE all verbs.

      Woodworths frist volleyball and football games are next Week. I hope to see a lot of students there

      (4 errors)
      (4 nouns)
      (3 verbs)

  2. Daily Reading and Log
  3. Complete Short Story Prompt – Google Classroom
  4. Think Aloud Practice – All Summer in a Day (Story can be found here)
  5. HW – Complete Think Aloud over the first page of story.

Tuesday 10/2

  1. Do now –  Write about a time that you have felt really jealous of someone. What were you jealous about? How did you act? Explain in a paragraph.
  2. Daily Reading and Log
  3. Vocab Predictions – All Summer in A Day Vocab predictions worksheet
  4. Continue Story  Writing Prompt
  5. HW – Finish All Summer in a Vocab Predictions pictures.

Monday 10/1

  1. Do Now – show corrections
    1. the creator of Super Mario Brothers couldnt ride his bike to work because his safety was to important to nintendo.(5 errors- fix)
      (6 nouns- circle)
      (3 verbs-underline)
  2. Daily Reading and Log – Make connections
  3. Finish Presentations – Fairy Tale Plot Maps
  4. Reading – My Learning Plan
  5. Begin story writing prompt – See Google Classroom.

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August/September

Friday 9/28

  1. Do now – Daily Language – Show corrections
    1. in july, michigan stadium hosted a huge soccer match between Liverpool and Manchester United? Liverpool dominated the game!
      (5 errors)
      (7 nouns- circle)
      (2 verbs- underline)
  2. Daily Reading and log
  3. Finish working on Presentations
  4. Present Fairy Tale Plot Maps

Thursday 9/27

  1. Do Now – Would you rather drink an earthworms smoothie or chew 10 pieces of gum from underneath the desks for 30 minutes? (You must choose one)
  2. Daily reading and Log
  3. In Google Classroom, continue working on Fairy Tale Plot Map Presentations

Wednesday 9/26

  1. Do now — Daily Language – Show Corrections
    1. Rewrite the sentence and edit the mistakes.
    2. CIRCLE all nouns and UNDERLINE all verbs.

    Katie wanted to go to cedar point over the summer, but her mom thought that her car wood break down if she tried to drive 3 hours

  2. Daily Reading and Log
  3. With Fairy Tale Group – Complete the four questions for identifying climax and plot Map
  4. In Google Classroom, begin working on Fairy Tale Plot Map Presentations

Tuesday 9/25. Sub

  1. Do Now – Write down the conflict of your favorite book/movie. Explain in detail paragraph.
  2. Read Raymond’s Run – Talk to the Text, Box and Summarize
  3. Complete Raymond’s Run Plot Map

Monday 9/24

  1. Do Now – Show Corrections:1.i and my brother should of build the tree house but last week him was to busy (9)2.mom finished the book dinosaur in a haystack and said this author is a wonderful writer (10)
  2. Daily Reading
  3. Library/Media Center Visit/Tour
  4. Group Fairy Tale Read Aloud and Share Summaries
  5. HW – Plot Elements Frayer Model – Extra Credit will be given to the best of each word.

Friday 9/21

  1. Do now – Show Corrections –
    1. 1.he had came too the library to right a short story2.this morning i seen the biggest of the two dogs
  2. Daily Reading Log
  3. Review “Lou” Plot map
  4. “Scooby Doo and the Black Knight” video – individual plot map Blank Plot Map
  5. HW – Box and Summarize – Fairy Tales

Thursday 9/20

  1. Do now –Using one of the books you read for your summer reading, answer the 4 questions for identifying climax in a complete paragraph.
    1. Who is the Protagonist?
    2. Who is the Antagonist?
    3. What is their Conflict?
    4. What event in the story shows the  Conflict ending?
  2. Review “How to Identify Climax in a Story”
  3. Aladdin Video – Practicing Identifying Climax – Aladdin Video
  4. “Lou” Pixar Video – Applying Identifying Climax – “Lou
  5. Plot Map – Complete Plot Map over “Lou”

Wednesday 9/19

  1. Do now – Show corrections
  2. Daily Reading – write down 2 connections
  3. “How to Identify Elements of Plot” notes
  4. Identifying Plot In Pixar movies – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8yzY6buMflo&t=61s
  5. Practice Identifying Elements – Mike’s New Car

Tuesday 9/18

  1. Do Now – In a paragraph, describe the most exciting part of your favorite movie. Explain what makes it exciting.
  2. Daily Reading
  3. Setting Up Interactive Notebook
  4. Elements of Plot Notes – Interactive Notebook- Elements of a Plot Diagram

Monday 9/17

  1. Do now – Show Corrections-m1.the bus leaves st paul at 210 in the afternoon and it arrive in new york at 947 in the evening (11)2.an cousin of my play the guitar good than mine other cousin (6)
  2. Daily Reading – make 2 connections
  3. Finish Summer Book Talk Presentations
  4. HW – Bring in your interactive notebook

Friday 9/14

  1. Do Now –  1.the pool in there backyard hasn’t no water in it 2.did she write winder footsteps, a short poem
  2. Present Summer Book Talks
  3. HW – Good Fit Book on Monday

Thursday 9/13

  1. Do Now – How do you feel about your reading score? (Describe what you can or have done to improve) (EXPLAIN IN A PARAGRAPH)
  2. Review Making Connections and present table connections for selected passages
  3. Begin reading Selected Short Stories and make at least 10 connections – Text to self, Text to text and Text to World
  4. HW- Summer Book Talk presentation due Tomorrow!

Tuesday 9/11 and  Wednesday 9/12

NWEA Testing

Do Nows

Tuesday – NWEA Testing – I did my best

Wednesday – NWEA Testing – I will improve

Monday 9/10

  1. Do Now – Daily Language – Show corrections
    1. mom and she growed roses their in the garden said greg (8)
    2. my sister has took the lost world a short story to School with her (9)
  2. Making Connections Notes Making Connections
  3. Making Connections Guided Notes – Making Connections Guided Notes
  4. Middle School – re-read and make one connection per paragraph.
  5. HW – Book Talk

Friday 9/7

  1. Do Now – Daily Language – Show corrections
    1. 1.anna gots many presents for her Birthday this year unlike last year were she gone on a trip (7)2.josé has began to e-mail his friend and im reparing my computers moniter  (9)
  2. Book Talk – Summer Reading PresentationsSpeaking Portion (for ONE of the books read this summer)Choose one of your favorite cards from above and prepare a book talk for that one book.
    1. Tell us the title and author of the book (Front of the card).
    2. Show us the cover (if you do not have the book, ask teacher to project on board).
    3. Tell us what the book is about (Front of the card).
    4. Read a favorite passage and explain why it is memorable.  Prepare ahead of time by using a sticky note to find your passage during your talk.  If you don’t have the book with you, prepare ahead of time by typing or writing out your favorite part, noting the page number.
    5. Evaluate what is good/bad about the book using some specific details about plot, description, suspense, character, theme, language, etc. (Back of the card)
    6. Make an audience recommendation.  How would your “rate” this book and whom would most likely read the book?
    7. Show a visual aid and explain.
      1. Create one visual representation from one of the books read this summer – a collage of images from the book (characters, setting, theme, symbolism used in the story, etc.)  Do not use a single picture (such as the cover) downloaded from the internet.
  3. Present T-shirts
  4. Read “First Day of Middle School)
    1. Underline Evidence showing her expectations and what happened.2.Individual – find one phrase, line or sentence that best describes her expectations.3.Individual – find one phrase, line or sentence that best describes her actual day.
  5. Share with a Partner

Thursday 9/6

  1. Do Now – Daily Language – Show corrections
  2. 1.jamil and me havent never rode on a motor cycle before tooday (7 or 8)2.this are the most friendliest dog i have ever meet (6)
  3. T-Shirts Design1.First, write your name creatively on the bottom of the paper.2.On the left sleeve, write the names of places you have been.3.On the right sleeve, write your hobbies/interests.4.Over the heart, write down the names of people important to you5.In the middle, write one word that best describes you.6.Around the collar, write your future career7.Lightly decorate and color in your shirt.
  4.  Hw – All About Me T-shirt if not completed

Wednesday 9/5

  1. Do Now – Daily Language – Show corrections
    1. 1.there is two copy of the mouse rap a funny novel  on the shelf (8)2.has maria hitted the baseball yet (5)
  2. Finish Bio-Poem Presentations

Tuesday 9/4

  1. Do Now – Daily Language – Show corrections
    1. 1.my cousin’s went two the fairway supermarket for some fruit to (7 mistakes)2.she has knowed her class mates neighbors and best friends for along time (7)
  2. Bio Poem Presentations

Friday 8/31- Monday 9/3

  1. No School – Labor Day Holiday

Thursday 8/30

  1. Do now – What are you most looking forward to as a 6th grader this year? Explain in a paragraph.
  2. Present Student interview
  3. Bio-Poem – Mr. Prater’s Example bio-poem
  4. Bio Poem Template – Copy of Bio Poem Handout
  5. HW – Bio Poem if not finished

Wednesday 8/29

  1. Do now – What is your easiest subject? Explain in a paragraph.
  2. Finish 2 Truths and a Lie presentations
  3. Student Interview Questions – Students will interview a partner and present them in a 30 second presentation.
  4. Present Student Interview
  5.  HW – Student Interview if not finished.

Tuesday 8/28

  1. Do now – What is your most difficult subject? Explain in a paragraph.
  2. Finish presenting Group Norms
  3. Two Truths and a Lie – in a paragraph, write an introduction, 2 true statements and one believable lie about yourself. Present to the class.
    1. Two Truths and a Lie – Mr. Prater (example)Mr. Prater has a hidden past. The first truth is he was once the radio play by play announcer for the Adrian College football team.  Secondly, sadly, he failed his driver’s test the first two times he attempted it as he ran a stop sign and then hit a parked car. Finally, Mr. Prater, the world traveler, has been swimming in four Great Lakes, the Pacific Ocean and the Atlantic Ocean. Which truth is a lie?
  4. HW – 2 Truths and a Lie (if not finished)

Monday 8/27

  1. Do Now – In a paragraph, what would your 5th grade teacher say about you?
  2. Building Class Norms
    1. Individual 5-7 norms
    2. Group 5-7 norms
    3. Present

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