January 2020

Friday 1/31

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

Mike took Matt back to the cafeteria for dinner. This time though Matt couldnt sit quiet at the back of the cafeteria and instead sat with Mike and a large rowdy group of Mikes friends everybody in the room had there eyes on him. (7 errors) (8 prepositions)

  • Lit Circle Group discussion
  • Review BP 1 and BP 2 of outline
  • Begin working on BP 1 and 2 for your argumentative essay through Google Classroom.

Thursday 1/30

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

Brian has moved close to the edge of the Lake. He could see into the green water of the rolling waves and notice their were fish moving under the water he realized how hungrier he had became in the day since they had crashed yesterday.  (7 errors) (6 prepositions)

Wednesday 1/29

—1. Do now – Explain what happens next in a complete paragraph. When I opened my eyes, I had no idea where I was…

—2. Read “Students Who Lose Recess Are The Ones Who Need It Most” article. Highlight all pros and cons —

3. Answer questions over article

—4. Read “The Lawyer’s Will” and complete the CER explaining who did it.

Tuesday 1/28

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

A depressed mood hang between thomas and Teresa. As they made there way across the rest of the classroom.  The security guard had told they about the tunnel behind the false wall in side the darken closet. (7 errors) (6 prepositions)

  • Lit Circle independent reading – work on role for this week as you read.
  • Choosing sides, this and that pros and cons
  • Review Pros and Cons of “Should Schools Start Later?” article
  • Pro/Con T-Chart – List the four best of each side based on the article.

Monday 1/27

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

The next day Anthony came over to kick the ball with Juan but it started too rain. The boy’s headed up into Juans room to watches soccer videos before dinner. (6 errors) (6 prepositions)

  • Lit Circle independent reading – work on role for this week as you read.
  • Choosing Sides This and That
  • Read article “Should Schools Start Later” – underline the pros in one color and the cons in another color.

Friday 1/24

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

katniss everdeen clasp the water bottle between her hands even though the warm from the tea has long disappeared because off the frozen air her muscles clenched tightly from the bitter cold.  As she worryed about approaching wolfs from nearby. (8 errors) (8 nouns)

  • Review Lit Circle Books ( Notes from the Dog, Tuck Everlasting, Maniac Magee, Freak the Mighty)
  • Read “When Stars Explode” looking for the central idea
  • Questions over article, review as a class
  • Explain the Central Idea of paragraphs 6-8 of “When Stars Explode” (Homework if not finished in class)

Thursday 1/23

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

The two men apeared out of knowhere, a few yards apart in the moonlit lane for a second they stood quite still looking amaze, wands directed at each other’s chest. Then, recognizing each other, they stowed there wand beneath their jackets  (8 errors) (6 Verbs )

  • Review Lit Circle Roles (Discussion Director, Creative Connector, Imaginative Illustrator, and Word Wizard)
  • Questions over “How Pluto Stopped being a Planet” Review

Wednesday 1/22

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

May sat on the edge of the bed. And pulled on an pair of short leather boots so thin and soft with age it was a wonder they held together. Then she standed next to the unmade bed and look at the little painted Music Box on the stand (7 errors) (9 adjectives)

  • Complete I-ready 3-4
  • Assignment- Central Idea – How Pluto Stopped Being a Planet article

Tuesday 1/21

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

Stephen set in a strange chair, it’s various built-in instruments pressing in to his legs and back. Wireless sensor, each barely the size of an fingernail, were attach to his temples his neck, his wrist’s and finally his chest.  (8 errors) (11 nouns)

  • Central Idea – I-Ready Workbook pages 3-4

Monday 1/20 – Do Now – In a complete sentence, write the name of you hero.

No School – Martin Luther King Jr. National Holiday

Friday 1/17

  • Do Now
  • Kahoot Literary Terms Review

Thursday 1/16

  • Do Now
  • Central Idea Interactive Video
  • Central Idea Note Card passages – Due Tuesday 1/21

Monday 1/13- Wednesday 1/15 – NWEA TESTING

Friday 1/10

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

Callie huddle against Lissas side, her eyes wide with Fear as she griped her friends sweatshirt sleeve Penelope clung to Lissa’s other side who was calm considering the circumstances. (7 errors) (8 nouns)

  • Independent Reading and log
  • Point of View Practice – Work with elbow partner
  • Review Point of View Practice and Conflict Squares
  • Conflict and Pint of View passages. HW if not finished in class.

Thursday 1/9

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

Susan and the too boys were bitter tired with rowing before they rounded the last of the riverbend and beginning the final section along glasswater lake Lucys head ached from the long hours of sun and blind glare off the lake. (7 errors) (7 adjectives/adverbs)

  • Independent Reading and Log
  • Point Of View Guided Notes
  • Point of View Gallery Walk – Practice and review
  • HW – Test Corrections due tomorrow.

Wednesday 1/8

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

Both Allie and Nick look up and saw the others car moving closer very quick. Their lifes didn’t quite flash before them as their was no time. It happened so fastly that neither of them thought or felt much of anything (7 errors) (7 pronouns)

  • Independent Reading and Log
  • Conflict Squares (Small Group 2-3)
  • Conflict Passages and CER
    • Claim Passage number ____ is (type of conflict) because (give protagonist and antagonist with their problem)
    • Evidence (Sentence Stem), “evidence.”)
    • Reasoning – Explain what evidence means in your own words. Explain how evidence shows the claim (can be two or more sentences) Restate claim.

Tuesday 1/7

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

The tree hit with an earth-shattering thud the entire truck seemed too shudder too peices. An avalanche of leaves and twigs rained down on Matt, but miraculous, he felt know large branches striked his body.  (7 errors) (6 verbs)

  • Independent reading and Log
  • Review Conflict Type passage examples
  • Conflict in Movie Clips

Toy Story

Sully

Zootopia

Lord of the Rings – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DLvIFRNbqOs&index=4&list=PLTRk1i-7h87TeWGB8LOzxIogCxQaHflBL

The Day after Tomorrow

Monday 1/6

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

The wind whiped Matts hair into his face as the truck picked up speed it would be easiest too close his eyes and lean back and not worry about what happened next to them. But, he could feel Alia shivered beside him.  (6 errors) (6 pronouns)

  • Independent Reading and Log
  • Types of Conflict presentation and guided notes
  • Conflict Type passage examples

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