October 2019

Thursday 10/31

  • Do Now – Directions – Rewrite the sentences and fix all errors. Underline the verbs and circle the nouns.

Once there were four children who names were Peter, Susan, Edmund, and Lucy they were sent too the house of a old professor who lived in the heart of the country, ten miles from the near railway station and too miles from the nearest post office. 

(7 errors) (5 verbs)(13 nouns)

  • Independent Reading and log – Connections
  • Complete Margot Characterization Passages – Small Group
  • Begin – Margot Doll

Wednesday 10/30 – Modified Schedule due to PBIS Movie Activity

  • Do Now – Directions – Rewrite the sentences and fix all errors. Underline verbs and circle the adjectives.

All at once, there was a scrapping noise and the egg split open. The baby dragon flopped onto the table Harry thought it looked like a crumpled, black umbrella. It’s spiny wings was huge compared to it’s skinny jet body.

(6 errors) (7 verbs) (8 adjectives)

  • Review Plot Map – All Summer in a Day
  • Indirect Characterization Passages – Give the character trait, and the evidence that proves it from each of the five passages.

Tuesday 10/29

  • Do Now – Directions – Rewrite the sentences and fix all errors. Underline the adjectives circle the nouns.

The freak whether continue, which didn’t help Percy’s mood. One night a thunderstorm blue out the windows in his dorm room a few days later the biggest tornado ever spotted in Hudson Valley touch down fifty miles from Yancy Academy.  

(7 errors) (6 adjectives)(10 nouns)

  • Independent Reading Log
  • Direct and Indirect Characterization Guided Notes
  • All Summer in a Day Character Trait – 1st hour only.

Monday 10/28

  • Do Now – Directions – Rewrite the sentences and fix all errors. Underline the nouns, and circle the verbs.

The quidditch season had begun on saturday Harry would be playing his first match after weeks of training Gryffindor versus Slytherin. If Gryffindor won, they would be in Second place in the House Cup Championship. (7 errors) (10 nouns)(9 verbs)

  • Independent Reading Log – Text Connections
  • Personification – All Summer in a Day – Paragraph Frame
  • Figurative Language Paragraph Frame – All Summer in a Day
  • Continue working on Personal Narrative.

Friday 10/25

  • Do Now – Directions – Rewrite the sentences and fix all errors. Underline the pronouns and circle the adverbs and adjectives.

The broken green door opened again and the cold wind suddenly gusted through the room rustling the papers on my desk and swirled my hair around my face. Edwards back stiffen and he turned slow to angrily glare at me.   (7 errors) (5 pronouns) (7 adjectives/adverbs)

  • Independent Reading Log
  • Figurative Language in Music – Identify the different types of figurative language used as the video plays.
  • Metaphor and Simile Paragraph Frames

Thursday 10/24

  • Do Now – Directions – Rewrite the sentences and fix all errors. Underline the nouns and circle the verbs.

nicholas flamel paused on the Rue Bridge and turned slowly  pale eyes scaning the street He didnt think he was being followed, but he needded to be certain.  (7 errors) (5 nouns) (10 verbs)

  • Elements of Plot and Figurative Language Quiz
  • Independent Reading and Log
  • Figurative Language Gallery Walk – Answers

Wednesday 10/23

  • Do Now – Directions – Rewrite the sentences and fix all errors. Underline the nouns and circle the pronouns.

Peter stand in the small patch of light making it’s sullen way through the open flap of the tent he let the Fortuneteller took his hand. She examined it slowly moving her eyes back and forth. 

(6 errors) (7 nouns)(6 pronouns)

  • Independent Reading and Log
  • Figurative Language – The New Class Practice
  • Review in Figurative Language – The New Class
  • Hook Guided Notes –

Tuesday 10/22

1 – Do Now Would you be friends with Margot? Explain why or why not in a complete paragraph, using details from the story.

2. Close and Critical All Summer in a Day – Fill out the chart with as many details as possible.

3. Figurative Language Sheet – Identify each sentence as the correct type of Figurative language and underline how you know.

4. Text Dependent Questions – All Summer in a Day

5. Characterization 1 – Identify a character trait shown by the character in the passage. Use evidence from the text to show

Monday 10/21

  • Do now – Directions – Rewrite the sentences and fix all errors. Underline the verbs and circle the pronouns.

Peters heart siezed upon the words. He closed his eyes and concentrate. He mumbled “if she lives, then I must find her, so my question is, how do I find my way, to where she is.” 

(5 errors) (11  verbs) (10 pronouns)

  • Independent Reading Log – Connections Week 2
  • Introduction Character Traits – Interactive Video
  • Continue Working on Personal Narrative – Use checklist as a guide

Friday 10/18

  • Do now –

Directions: Rewrite the sentences and make corrections. Circle the nouns and underline the pronouns.

Olivia feeled like exercising yesterday, so she putted on her nikes and drived to planet fitness. Then she runned so far that only an extra large pepperoni pizza would satisfy her hunger. Then, she meet up with her friends and they drove too the mall.

(9 errors) (7 nouns) (7 pronouns)

  • Independent Reading Log – Connections
  • Continue Working On Personal Narrative
  • Finish Reading All Summer in a Day
  • Complete Plot Map

Thursday 10/17

  • Do Now –

Directions – Rewrite the sentences and fix all errors. Underline the verbs, circle the pronouns. 

Vivian and her dad took two and a half week to drive to san francisco  by the time they crossed the California state line they had drive their car through twelve states  four mountain ranges three national parks and countless cities and towns.  

(8 errors) (5 verbs)(4 prounous)

  • Independent Reading Log – Connections
  • Review Personal Narrative Essay Checklist
  • Read/Listen to All Summer in a Day – Focus on character and setting
  • HW – 3 Questions to Identify Climax for All Summer in a Day

Wednesday 10/16

  • Do Now –

Directions – Rewrite the sentences and fix all errors. Underline the verbs.

Oh! Peanut! Rosalyn cheered as releif flood over as she rushed towards the distressed dog.  “Ive never been so happy to see anyone!” she continue as she untangle the leash and embrace the disgruntled animal.  

(6 errors) (9 verbs)(5 pronouns)

  • Independent Reading log – Connections
  • Finish unfamiliar words – All Summer in a Day
  • Read All Summer in a Day – Make Connections

Tuesday 10/15

  • Do Now –

Directions – Rewrite the sentences and fix all errors. Underline the nouns and circle the pronouns.

The family gathered around Pa who hug each one of them tight he had been in Arizona for three weeks. They had mised him tremendous and were glad Pa had return, including little sam, who loudly wailed for his dad to sing him to sleep at night. 

(7 errors) (10 nouns)(6 pronouns)

  • Independent Reading Log – Connections
  • Vocabulary – Skim All Summer in a Day – look for unfamiliar words
  • Review as a class the unfamiliar words
  • HW – 1st Core read All Summer in a Day – Make Text to Self Connections 2nd/3rd core – Finish skimming for unfamiliar words pages 3-4 and read pages 1-2 and make text to self connections

Monday 10/14

  • Do Now –

Directions: Rewrite the sentence, correct it,  and underline the pronouns and circle the verbs..

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”.  (4 errors)(7 pronouns)(7 verbs)

  • Independent Reading Log
  • Hyperbole Guided Notes
  • Figurative Language in Music – Cut out the songs, identify the text that shows what type it is, glue onto the correct section of the group construction paper.

Friday 10/11 (1/2 Day)

  • Do Now
  • NO Independent Reading – write 1/2 day no reading
  • Personification Guided Notes and Examples

Thursday 10/10

  • Do now – Rewrite the sentence and correct the errors. Underline the Nouns and circle the Verbs.

Over the years there had been some strange sight at the Boddy Mansion, but none was stranger than the sight of mr Boddy careening into the Ball Room. On a unicycle one morning, to the suprise of his guests  

(6 errors) (10 nouns)(4 verbs)

  • Independent Reading and Log
  • Metaphors -notes and practice sheet
  • Continue working on Personal Narrative

Wednesday 10/9

  • Do Now – Rewrite the sentence and correct the errors. Underline the Nouns and circle the Adjectives.

An moroccan runner set the World Record for the fast mile.

He trained by practice run the mile five times a day.

5 errors 6 Nouns 4 Adjectives

  • Independent Reading and Log
  • Similes – Notes and Practice Sheet
  • Continue working on Personal Narrative

Tuesday 10/8

  • Do Now – rewrite the sentences and correct the errors. Circle the nouns and underline the verbs.

Did you see the score of the Michigan State game? I asked, laughing.

“It’s not funny. Ohio state won” said Mary

“You’re right. I’m worried now.” I said.

(8 errors)(4 Nouns) (11 Verbs)

  • Independent Reading
  • Finish Pixar Plot Maps
  • Test- Elements of Plot
  • Continue working on Personal Narrative

Monday 10/7

  • Do Now – rewrite the sentences and correct the errors. Circle the nouns and underline the verbs.

i am getting mom a Mustang for her birthday my sister said.

“I already got one for her. That’s not fair! I yelled. “You have to return it”, She said.

(9 errors)(5 nouns)(8 verbs)

  • Independent Reading
  • Present Pixar Plot Maps
  • HW – Elements of Plot Test Tuesday

Friday 10/4

  • Do now – rewrite the sentences and correct the errors. Circle the nouns and underline the verbs.

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

(8 errors)(7 Nouns)(8 Verbs)

  • Independent Reading
  • Pixar Plot Map Example
  • Pixar Plot Maps with groups – See Google Classroom
  • HW – Elements of Plot Test Tuesday and Vocab Activity

Thursday 10/3

  • Do now – rewrite the sentences and correct the errors. Circle the nouns and underline the verbs.

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

(6 errors)(4 nouns)(5 verbs)

  • Independent Reading
  • Checking 3 questions to identify climax on your personal narrative
  • Begin working on Pixar Plot Map in your groups – see google classroom
  • HW – Vocab Activity due Monday

Wednesday 10/2

  • Do Now –

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)
(4 adjectives)

  • Independent Reading and Log
  • Vocabulary All Summer in a Day – Words Concussion, Civilization, Slackening, Apparatus, Immense, Tumultuously, Resilient, Savored
  • HW – Vocab Activity Due Monday October 7

Tuesday 10/1

  • Do Now –

The hard-working engineer slowly turned the silver key in the shiny black lamborghini that he had carefully builded he dramatically revved the engine and happily grinned(4 errors)
(4 adjectives)
(4 adverbs)

  • Independent Reading and log
  • Plot map of “The Pocket Watch”
  • Notes – Rules of Dialogue
  • Add Dialogue to your personal narrative
  • HW- Complete 3 questions to Identify Climax about your personal narrative.

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