November 2019

Tuesday 11/26

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

One, two, go, Nudge said, leanning into a perfect forty-five degree angle her tawny brown wings glowed warm in the afternoon sunlight. Behind her Maximum made squealing break sounds as she dropped down and slowed drastically (7 errors) (6 verbs)

  • Theme Test
  • Independent Reading Log (Extra Credit Wednesday-Friday)

Monday 11/25

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

Five minutes before she died Grace Cahill changed her will her lawyer brought out the alternate version, witch has been her mostest guarded secret for seven years. The lawyer wasnt sure if she were crazy, but he followed her directions. (7 errors) (9 nouns)

  • Independent Reading and Log
  • Review Bell of Atri questions
  • Read “A Tricky Monkey
    • Summarize each paragraph
    • Answer questions at the end
    • CERER – Prove theme of story

Friday 11/22

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

Brian swing hard, held the hatchet so it would hit a longer, sliding blow, and the black rock exploded in fire. Sparks flew heavily, cause several too skitter and jumping onto the the soft sand below the rock he smiled and struck again. (6 errors) (7 adjectives/adverbs)

  • Independent Reading and Log
  • Theme Quiz
  • Complete Questions over The Bell of Atri
  • CER Bell of Atri

Thursday 11/21

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

Their were a hundred questions Josh wanted to ask but he was concentrating furious on controling the heavy car. Although he new how to drive, the only vehicles he had actually drove were the battered jeeps his parents owned. (6 errors) (12 verbs)

  • Independent Reading and Log
  • Read Bell of Atri – complete SLIME boxes

Wednesday 11/20

  • Do now – Directions – Rewrite the sentences and fix all errors. Underline the adjectives.

Now, said Lucy.  “do please tell us what’s happened to mr. Tumnus?”

Ah, that’s bad,” said Mr. Beaver shakking his brown head. “That’s a very, very bad bussiness. Theres no doubt he was taken off by the police. I got that information from a bird who saw it done.” (7 errors) (8 adjectives)

  • Book Fair – (In place of independent reading and log)
  • S.L.I.M.E. (Theme Notes)
  • Double Passage SLIME Box. (HW if not finished in class.)

Tuesday 11/19

Do Now – Complete in a paragraph – Would you rather not be able to talk or have to shout everything you think? You must choose one or the other. CER Passages – Read each CER Example .Score it on a scale of 0-10 points using the rubric on your paper. Explain your reasoning for each score Cafeteria Frenzy CER – Compose your own correctly written CER

Monday 11/18

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

They bought Harrys school books from a shop called flourish and blots were the shelfs were stacked too the ceiling with books as large as paving stones some books were the size of envelope while others  dwarfed the small globe beside them. (9 errors) (6 verbs)

  • Independent Reading Log

Friday 11/15

  • Do Now – Directions – Rewrite the sentences and fix all errors. Underline the adjectives.
  • On a hairpin turn a white Toyota crashed into a black mercedes, for a moment blending into a blur of gray in the Toyota front pasenger seat sit Alexandra. She was argguing with her Father about the songs on the radio. The last thing  she did was remove her bulky seatbelt. (7 errors) (8 adjectives)
  • Independent Reading and Log
  • Theme Guided Notes and activities
  • Theme – I-Ready Workbook – p. 69-71
  • HW – Vocabulary Activity

Thursday 11/14

  • Do Now – Directions – Rewrite the sentences and fix all errors. Underline the nouns.
  • For a moment the cameras hold on Peetas downcast eyes, as what he say sinks in then, I can see my face, mouth half open in a mix of suprise and protest, magnified on every screen as I realize, Me! He means me! (6 errors) (8 nouns
  • Independent Reading and Log
  • Review Wednesday’s Test – Extended response questions
  • Theme – Interactive Video
  • HW – Theme Vocabulary Words

Wednesday 11/13

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

leaning away from the rain under the shallow front porch, Jacob black stood behind his fathers wheelchair. Billys face was impassive as stone as. Edward parked my truck against the curb, Jacob starred down his expression horrified. (8 errors) (10 nouns)

  • Complete and Present Group Characterization Activity
  • Characterization Test

Tuesday 11/12 – No school – Snow Day

Monday 11/11

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

“Ill race you to the corner, Ellen” shouted Annemarie as she adjusted the thick leather pack on her back so that her schoolbooks balanced even. “Ready” she asked looking at her best friend.  (6 errors) (7 verbs)

  • Independent reading and log
  • Group Characterization Activity
  • Characterization Test Wednesday

Friday 11/8

  • Do Now – Directions – Rewrite the sentences and fix all errors. Underline the adjs/advs.

It was a dark and stormy night in her attic bedroom Margaret Murry wrapped in an old patchwork quilt, set on the foot of her bed and watch the trees tossing in the wild whipping wind. Behind the trees clouds raced frantic across the sky.  (6 errors) (8 adj/adv)

  • Independent Reading and Log -Summary
  • Characterization Passages Practice – Mini CER’s
  • Finish and Submit Personal Narratives

Thursday 11/7

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

The rock cakes was shapeless lumps with raisins that almost broke they’re teeth. But Harry and Ron pretended to be enjoy them as they told Hagrid about there first lessons. Fang rested his head on Harry’s knee and drool on his robe.  (6 errors) (6 pronouns)

  • Independent Reading and Log
  • I-ready WB – page 64-65- Work with your elbow partner, discuss answers as a class.
  • Cornelia and her Jewels – Characterization Practice – HW if not finished in class
  • HW – Personal Narrative due TOMORROW!!!

Wednesday 11/6

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

Robin stood tall than Dee, though most people stood taller than the Doctor, and was dressed head to foot in black leather. Her jacket was cover with shining silver bolt which gave it the appearence of medieval armor(6 errors) (6 adjectives)

  • Independent Reading Log – Summary
  • Analyzing Character Development – Pages 61-63
  • “King Alfred” dramatic passage – Think aloud on passage side, complete venn diagram and the 2 questions back side.
  • Personal Narrative – Due Friday 11/8

Tuesday 11/5 – No School – Election Day

Monday 11/4

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

This year was no diferent August really wanted to be an Star Wars Character called Boba Fett, so Mom looked for a Boba Fett costume in Augusts size which strangely enough was out of stock everywhere. She even checked eBay and found nothing. 

(6 errors) (10 nouns)

  • Independent Reading Log – Summary
  • Video- All Summer in a Day
  • Complete a Venn Diagram – 3 things similar in movie to book and 3 things different.
  • Continue working on Personal Narrative

Beginning of Second Quarter/End of First Card Marking

Friday 11/1

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

The next day Anthony came over to kick the ball with Juan but it started too rain. The boy’s headed to Juans room to watches soccer videos instead. 

(6 errors) (7 nouns) (5 verbs)

  • No Independent Reading – Write “I’m proud to be a Hornet!” Turn in
  • Finish Margot Doll – Due today

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