Week of 01/09/17 - 01/13/17

posted Jan 6, 2017, 2:27 PM by Angela Furnari

 This week, we will:

 

Monday, 01/09/17

Furnari—Library

Spirit Night—Chick Fil A

Free Dress Day

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

·          We will finish watching 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.  We will also discuss the Gold Rush, and life on the Frontier.  Students will finish by writing in their journal, reflecting as a person from the documentary.

Work Stations

·          Work on reading 2nd Half of Literature Circle Book.

·          Work on Lit. Circle Assignment #2 due Tuesday, 1/17.

·          Complete Ch. 2 Chocolate Questions.

·          Work on Westward Expansion/Manifest Destiny Packet.

·          Work on Unit 11 Wordly Wise Exercises.

·          Work on Weekly Spelling Activities.

HW: Spirit Night, No Homework!

 

Tuesday, 01/10/17

School Spelling Bee—8:15 a.m. in the Cafeteria

·          We will correct Wordly Wise 11A, and begin Exercise 11B.

·          We will finish and review the answers to Chapter 2 Chocolate Questions, pausing to clarify and discuss as needed, and modeling proper use of active reading strategies.   We will read the first few paragraphs of Ch. 3 Chocolate, out loud together, annotating and highlighting as appropriate.

Work Stations

·          Work on reading 2nd Half of Literature Circle Book.

·          Work on Ch. 3 Chocolate Questions.

·          Work on Lit. Circle Assignment #2 due Tuesday, 1/17.

·          Work on Westward Expansion/Manifest Destiny Packet.

·          Work on Unit 11 Wordly Wise Exercises.

·          Work on Weekly Spelling Activities.

HW: Finish Wordly Wise Exercise 11B.  Read for 30 minutes. Study for spelling test TOMORROW. Books & Literature Circle 2 Questions should be complete by Tuesday, 1/17.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          

Wednesday, 01/11/17

·          We will correct Wordly Wise 11B, and begin Exercise 11E.

Work Stations

·          Take Spelling Test, and turn in Spelling Activities.

·          Complete Manifest Destiny/Westward Expansion Packet.

·          Work on Ch. 3 of “The Story of Chocolate”, highlighting, annotating, and answering questions.

·          Work on reading 2nd Half of Literature Circle Book.

·          Work on Lit. Circle Assignment #2 due Tuesday, 1/17.

·          Work on Unit 11 Wordly Wise Exercises.

·          Work on Weekly Spelling Activities.

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

 

Thursday, 01/12/17

·          I will pass out weekly spelling word lists, and spelling work menus.  Spelling Test will be on Wednesday, 1/18.

·          We will correct Wordly Wise 11E, and begin Exercise 11D.

·          We will review and discuss the Westward Expansion packet we began last week.

Work Stations

·          Take Weekly Spelling Test.

·          Finish Ch. 3 Read. Comp. Questions

·          Work on reading 2nd Half of Literature Circle Book.

·          Work on Lit. Circle Assignment #2 due Tuesday, 1/17.

·          Work on Unit 11 Wordly Wise Exercises.

·          Work on Weekly Spelling Activities.

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

 

Friday, 01/13/17

Weiman—Library

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

·          We will finish and review the answers to Chapter 3 Chocolate Questions, pausing to clarify and discuss as needed, and modeling proper use of active reading strategies.   We will read the first few paragraphs of Ch. 4, out loud together, annotating and highlighting as appropriate.

Work Stations

·          Take Wordly Wise Unit 11 Quiz.

·          Work on Ch. 4 Read. Comp. Questions

·          Work on reading 2nd Half of Literature Circle Book.

·          Work on Lit. Circle Assignment #2 due Tuesday, 1/17.

·          Work on Weekly Spelling Activities.

HW:  Read and Rest.

 

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Angela Furnari,
Jan 6, 2017, 2:27 PM
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