Week of 01/04/15 - 01/08/15

posted Jan 5, 2016, 2:46 PM by Angela Furnari

This week, we will:

 

Monday, 1/4/16

Teacher Workday

No School

 

Tuesday, 1/5/16

Furnari—Library

·         I will introduce Unit 11 with a PowerPoint and discussion, and we will complete Exercise 11A.

 

  • Begin a Literature Unit called The Study of Chocolate, which will focus heavily on non-fiction texts regarding the history, growth, production, and manufacturing of chocolate products.
  • Introduce the unit with the following pre-reading activities:
    • Fudgie Bear Read Aloud
    • Chocolate KWL Chart
  • Together, begin reading The Story of Chocolate, published by the National Confectioners Association’s Chocolate Council:
    • Read Ch. 1 Food of the Gods
    • Annotate & Highlight as we read.

Work Stations

·         Answer Ch. 1 Read. Comp. Questions

·         Work on reading 1st Half of Literature Circle Book.

·         Work on Lit. Circle Assignment #1 due Tuesday, 1/12.

·         Complete January Istation Assessment.

·         Work on Unit 11 Wordly Wise Exercises.

HW: Finish Wordly Wise Exercise 11A.  Read for 30 minutes. 

 

Wednesday, 1/6/16

Computer Lab:

Furnari: 9:40-10:25 a.m., 1:15-2:00 p.m.

W: 8:00-8:45 a.m., 2:05-2:50 p.m.

·         We will correct 11A, and begin Exercise 11B & D.

·         We will review our answers to Ch. 1 Reading Comp. Questions.  We will read the first few paragraphs of Ch. 2, “The History of Chocolate”, out loud together, annotating and highlighting as appropriate.

Work Stations

·         Answer Ch. 2 Read. Comp. Questions

·         Work on reading 1st Half of Literature Circle Book.

·         Work on Lit. Circle Assignment #1 due Tuesday, 1/12.

·         Complete January Istation Assessment.

·         Work on Unit 11 Wordly Wise Exercises.

HW: Finish Wordly Wise Exercise 11B & D.  Read for 30 minutes.

Thursday, 1/7/16
Weiman—Library

 

·         We will correct 11B & D, and begin Exercise 11E.

·          We will watch the “Westward” section of America: The Story of Us, and we will take time to pause and reflect on comprehension questions as we watch the video.  Add states to the United States political map, and outline the Louisiana Purchase states.  Take time to discuss how this large growth affected America.

Work Stations

·         Finish Ch. 2 Read. Comp. Questions

·         Work on reading 1st Half of Literature Circle Book.

·         Work on Lit. Circle Assignment #1 due Tuesday, 1/12.

·         Begin work on Manifest Destiny packet.

·         Complete January Istation Assessment.

·         Work on Unit 11 Wordly Wise Exercises.

HW: Finish Wordly Wise 11E.  Read for 30 minutes.  Wordly Wise QUIZ TOMORROW.

 

Friday, 1/8/16

·         We will correct 11E, and turn in Wordly Wise Pages.

·         We will review our answers to Ch. 2 Reading Comp. Questions.  We will read the first few paragraphs of Ch. 3, “Growing Cocoa Beans”, out loud together, annotating and highlighting as appropriate.

Work Stations

·         Answer Ch. 3 Read. Comp. Questions

·         Work on reading 1st Half of Literature Circle Book.

·         Work on Lit. Circle Assignment #1 due Tuesday, 1/12.

·         Work on Manifest Destiny packet.

·         Complete January Istation Assessment.

HW:  Read ½ of Literature Circle Book, and complete Literature Circle Assignment #1, due Tuesday.

 

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Angela Furnari,
Jan 5, 2016, 2:46 PM
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