February 5

Week of Feb.3- 7

Pre-algebra : Unit of Study: Lesson 14: Solutions of Linear equations-continue

Students will learn how to solve a linear equation using inverse operations and apply distributive property. (Group work/ Independent skill).

Formative Assessments:   daily 

ELA: Unit of Study: Nonfiction/ fiction texts

Students will close read texts and make predictions based on textual evidence.

U.S. History / Unit of Study:  The Westward Expansion

Students will read and analyze informational texts related to pioneers traveling west. They will complete foldables. They will learn about pioneer’s reason to moving west.

Student will learn new academic vocabulary. They will complete thinking maps and orally present it as a group.

Study Skills : Lesson Focus: Angle Relationships/ Parallel Lines cut by a transversal

Students will work in groups to find measurements of angles.

Physical Science : Unit of Study: History of Earth- Rock Cycle

They will read informational articles, learn new academic vocabulary, and write facts about types of rocks and the rock cycle . They will create foldables.

Dear Parents,

Please check your child’s planner for the homework assignments every day.

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January 27

Week of January 27-31

Field trip 1/30/2020

Pre-algebra : Unit of Study: Lesson 14: Solutions of Linear equations

Students will learn how to solve a linear equation using inverse operations and apply distributive property. (Group work/ Independent skill).

Formative Assessments:   daily 

ELA: Unit of Study: Nonfiction/ fiction texts

Students will close read texts and make predictions based on textual evidence.

U.S. History / Unit of Study:  The United States Constitution- continue

Students will read and analyze informational texts related to U.S. Constitution and Bill of Rights. They will complete foldables. They will learn about their rights and responsibilities.

Student will learn new academic vocabulary. They will complete thinking maps and orally present it as a group.

Summative: 1/29/2020

Study Skills : Lesson Focus: Angle Relationships

Students will work in groups to find measurements of angles.

Physical Science : Unit of Study: History of Earth- Rock Cycle

They will read informational articles, learn new academic vocabulary, and write facts about the rock cycle . They will create foldables.

summative: 1/28/2020 Plate Tectonics

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Please check your child’s planner for the homework assignments every day.

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January 21

Week of January 20- 24

Monday January 20th (No school)

January 21st / January 22nd (Half Day)

Pre-algebra : Unit of Study: Lesson 13: Linear equations-continue

Students will learn how to solve a linear equation using inverse operations and apply distributive property.(Group work/ Independent skill).

Formative Assessments:   daily 

ELA: Unit of Study: Nonfiction/ fiction texts

Students will close read texts and identify cause/ effect.

U.S. History / Unit of Study:  The United States Constitution- continue

Students will read and analyze informational texts related to U.S. Constitution and Bill of Rights. They will complete foldables. They will learn about their rights and responsibilities.

Student will learn new academic vocabulary. They will complete thinking maps and orally present it as a group.

Study Skills : Lesson Focus: Angle Relationships

Students will work in groups to find measurements of angles.

Physical Science : Unit of Study: History of Earth- Plate Tectonics-continue

They will read informational articles, learn new academic vocabulary, and write facts about Plate tectonics . They will create foldables.

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January 15

Week of January 13-17

Pre-algebra : Unit of Study: Lesson 13: Linear equations

Students will learn how to solve a linear equation using inverse operations and apply distributive property.(Group work/ Independent skill).

Formative Assessments:   daily 

Mid term exam: 1/ 15

ELA: Unit of Study: Nonfiction/ fiction texts

Students will close read texts and identify cause/ effect.

U.S. History / Unit of Study:  The United States Constitution- continue

Students will read and analyze informational texts related to U.S. Constitution and Bill of Rights. They will complete foldables. They will learn about their rights and responsibilities.

Student will learn new academic vocabulary. They will complete thinking maps and orally present it as a group.

Study Skills : Lesson Focus: Converting between Fraction/ decimal/ Perecentage

Students will work in groups to convert fraction- decimal- percent

Physical Science : Unit of Study: History of Earth- Plate Tectonics-continue

They will read informational articles, learn new academic vocabulary, and write facts about Plate tectonics . They will create foldables.

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January 5

HAPPY NEW YEAR!!

Dear parents & students,

Hope you enjoyed your Holiday break!! Testing will begin in January and will continue in February.

Schedule:

DRA testing will begin Week of January 6—– January 17 (Two weeks period)

NWEA testing: End of January (Exact dates will be posted later)

Mid-term exams: ELA 1/14 Math 1/16

WIDA State Assessment: Begin February 3, 2020

How to prepare: Stay focused during instructional time/ Read each day/ complete reading logs/ study daily at home/ do homework daily

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January 5

Week of January 6-10

Pre-algebra : Unit of Study: Lesson 12: Slope intercept form-continue

Students will learn how to analyze a proportional relationship and identify slope & y-intercept to write a linear equation.(Group work/ Independent skill).

Formative Assessments:   daily 

Summative: 1/ 10

ELA: Unit of Study: Informational Text

Students will close read an informational book aligned to social studies and complete Cornell Notes.

U.S. History / Unit of Study:  The United States Constitution- continue

Students will read and analyze informational texts related to U.S. Constitution and six principles of the government. They will complete foldables. They will learn about Bill of Rights.

Student will learn new academic vocabulary. They will complete thinking maps and orally present it as a group.

Summative: 1/06 (Three branches of the Government

Study Skills : Lesson Focus: Mean/ Mode/ range/ Median

Students will work in groups to find mean/ mode/range/ median

Physical Science : Unit of Study: History of Earth- Plate Tectonics-continue

They will read informational articles, learn new academic vocabulary, and write facts about Plate tectonics . They will create foldables.

Dear Parents,

Please check your child’s planner for the homework assignments every day.

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December 17

December 16-20

Pre-algebra : Unit of Study: Lesson 12: Slope intercept form

Students will learn how to analyze a proportional relationship and identify slope & y-intercept to write a linear equation.(Group work/ Independent skill).

Formative Assessments:   daily 

ELA: Unit of Study: Informational Text

Students will close read an informational book aligned to social studies and complete Cornell Notes.

U.S. History / Unit of Study:  The United States Constitution- continue

Students will read and analyze informational texts related to U.S. Constitution and six principles of the government. They will complete foldables.

Student will learn new academic vocabulary. They will complete thinking maps and orally present it as a group.

Study Skills : Lesson Focus: Multi-step Equation with Distributive property

Students will work in groups to solve equations using inverse operations and distributive property.

Physical Science : Unit of Study: History of Earth- Plate Tectonics-continue

They will read informational articles, learn new academic vocabulary, and write facts about Plate tectonics . They will create foldables.

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December 8

Week of December 9- 13

Pre-algebra : Unit of Study: Lesson 11: Proportional Relationship

Students will learn how to analyze a proportional relationship and find Unit Rate.(Group work/ Independent skill).

Formative Assessments:   daily 

ELA: Unit of Study: Argumentative Writing-continue

Students will close read an argumentative article , examine elements of an argument, and apply CER .

Teacher will model how to write a well-developed argumentative writing essay using an outline.

U.S. History / Unit of Study:  The United States Constitution

Students will read and analyze informational texts related to U.S. Constitution and three branches of government. They will complete foldables.

Student will learn new academic vocabulary. They will complete thinking maps and orally present it as a group.

Summative : 12/ 13

Study Skills : Lesson Focus: Sequence of Events

Students will work in reading groups to identify sequence of events and cite evidence.

Physical Science : Unit of Study: History of Earth- Plate Tectonics

They will read informational articles, learn new academic vocabulary, and write facts about Plate tectonics . They will create foldables.

Assessment: Geologic Time Scale 12/9

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