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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