Week of 01/23/17 - 01/27/17

posted Jan 20, 2017, 3:38 PM by Angela Furnari

This week, we will:

 

Monday, 01/23/17

·         I will introduce Wordly Wise Unit 13 with a PowerPoint and discussion, and we will begin 13A.

·         Students will meet in their groups to work on the Literature Circle Project, due tomorrow.

·         We will finish and review the answers to Chocolate Chapter 4 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. 5, out loud together, annotating and highlighting as appropriate.

Work Stations

·         Complete January Istation Assessment.

·         Work on Ch. 5 Chocolate Questions.

·         Work on Unit 13 Wordly Wise Exercises.

·         Work on Weekly Spelling Activities.

HW: Finish Wordly Wise Exercise 13A.  Read for 30 minutes. Study for spelling test TOMORROW.

 

Tuesday, 01/24/17

·         We will correct Wordly Wise WW 13A, and begin 13B.

·         Students will meet in their groups to complete their Literature Circle Project, due today.  They will also sign up for a Presentation time slot.

Work Stations

·         Work on Ch. 5 Chocolate Questions.

·         Work on Unit 13 Wordly Wise Exercises.

·         Work on Weekly Spelling Activities.

HW: Finish Wordly Wise Exercise 13B.  Read for 30 minutes.

                                                                           

Wednesday, 01/25/17

Early Dismissal

Chinese New Year

·         We will correct Wordly Wise 13B, and begin Exercise 13E.

·         Students will present their Literature Circle projects.

·         We will watch the first half of “Division,” the next section of America: The Story of Us.  This section looks at cotton production, the slave trade, and other causes of the Civil War.  As we watch, we will pause.  The students will answer questions, discussing as a table and a class.

Work Stations

·         Complete Ch. 5 of “The Story of Chocolate,” highlighting, annotating, and answering questions.

·         Work on Unit 13 Wordly Wise Exercises.

·         Work on Weekly Spelling Activities.

HW: Finish Wordly Wise Exercise 13E.  Read for 30 minutes. Study for spelling test TOMORROW.

 

Thursday, 01/26/17

·         We will correct Wordly Wise 13E, and begin Exercise 13D.

·         Students will present their Literature Circle projects.

·         We will finish and review the answers to Chocolate Chapter 5 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. 6, out loud together, annotating and highlighting as appropriate.

·         We will finish watching “Division,” the next section of America: The Story of Us.  This section looks at cotton production, the slave trade, and other causes of the Civil War.  As we watch, we will pause.  The students will answer questions, discussing as a table and a class.

Work Stations

·         Take Spelling Test, and turn in Spelling Activities.

·         Begin reading “America vs. America”, which tells of slavery and other causes of the Civil War.

·         Work on Ch. 6 Read. Comp. Questions

·         Work on Lit. Circle Project.

·         Work on Unit 12 Wordly Wise Exercises.

·         Work on Weekly Spelling Activities.

HW: Finish Wordly Wise 12D.  Read for 30 minutes.  Wordly Wise QUIZ TOMORROW.

 

Friday, 01/27/17

Weiman—Library

·         I will pass out weekly spelling word lists, and spelling work menus.  Spelling Test will be on Thursday, 2/2.

·         We will correct Wordly Wise 13D, grade, and turn in Wordly Wise Pages.

·         Students will present their Literature Circle projects.

·         We will do a pre-reading activity for our second in-class novel, A Picture of Freedom, where students ponder life during the time of slavery.  They will write in their notebooks.  We will then begin reading the novel.

Work Stations

·         Take Wordly Wise Unit 13 Quiz.

·         Work on Ch. 6 Read. Comp. Questions.

·         Work on “America vs. America”, which tells of slavery and other causes of the Civil War.

·         Work on Lit. Circle Project.

·         Work on Weekly Spelling Activities.

HW:  Read and Rest.

 

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Angela Furnari,
Jan 20, 2017, 3:38 PM
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