Week of 02/20/17 - 02/24/17

posted Feb 19, 2017, 5:04 PM by Angela Furnari

 This week, we will:

 

Monday, 02/20/17

Furnari – Library

·         I will introduce Wordly Wise Unit 16 with a PowerPoint and discussion, and we will begin 16A.

·         We will continue our second in-class novel A Picture of Freedom.  We will continue reading the novel, pausing for questions and discussion.  Students will answer comprehension questions and look up vocabulary words from the book.

Work Stations

·         Work on Differentiated STAAR Prep Passage/STAAR Release.

·         Work on the Story of Chocolate Brochure.

·         Work on Reading Log Activity.

·         Work on Unit 16 Wordly Wise Exercises.

·         Work on Weekly Spelling Activities.

HW: Finish Wordly Wise Exercise 16A.  Read for 30 minutes.

 

Tuesday, 02/21/17

·         We will correct WW 16A, and begin 16E.

·         We will continue our second in-class novel A Picture of Freedom.  We will continue reading the novel, pausing for questions and discussion.  Students will answer comprehension questions and look up vocabulary words from the book.

·         Students will get to read the book of their choice.

Work Stations

·         Work on Differentiated STAAR Prep Passage/STAAR Release.

·         Work on Section 3 – A Picture of Freedom Questions & Vocabulary.

·         Work on the Story of Chocolate Brochure.

·         Work on Reading Log Activity.

·         Work on Unit 16 Wordly Wise Exercises.

·         Work on Weekly Spelling Activities.

HW: Finish Wordly Wise Exercise 16E.  Read for 30 minutes. Chocolate Brochure due TOMORROW.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          

Wednesday, 02/22/17

Early Dismissal: Black History Assembly

·         Students will turn in their Chocolate Brochure, which is the final project from our Non-Fiction Reading Unit.

·         We will correct Wordly Wise 16E, and begin 16B. 

·         We will review “Princess for a Day”, the fiction STAAR Release passage; “The Dishonest Merchant” & “Guilty”, the paired selection of a folktale and a poem students worked on this week.  We will go over inferencing, drawing conclusions, vocabulary, summarizing, and making connections.

·         We will watch the first half of the “Civil War” episode of America The Story of Us, and complete Video Response Questions to ensure accurate comprehension.  This episode deals with important battles, technology developments, and medical advancements of the Civil War.

Work Stations

·         Work on Differentiated STAAR Prep Passage.

·         Work on Unit 16 Wordly Wise Exercises.

·         Work on Weekly Spelling Activities.

HW: Read for 30 minutes. Study for spelling test TOMORROW.

 

Thursday, 02/23/17

·         We will correct Wordly Wise 16E, and begin Exercise 16D.

·         We will review the Textbook Scavenger Hunt on the Civil War that students completed earlier this week.  We will review non-fiction reading techniques, like using guide words and section headings.

·         We will continue reading the novel A Picture of Freedom, pausing for questions and discussion.  Students will answer comprehension questions and look up vocabulary words from the book.

·         We will watch the second half of the “Civil War” episode of America The Story of Us, and complete Video Response Questions to ensure accurate comprehension.  This episode deals with important battles, technology developments, and medical advancements of the Civil War.

Work Stations

·         Complete Spelling Test.

·         Complete A Picture of Freedom Section 3 Open Book QUIZ.

·         Work on Differentiated STAAR Prep Passage.

·         Work on Unit 16 Wordly Wise Exercises.

HW: Finish Wordly Wise 16D.  Read for 30 minutes.  Wordly Wise QUIZ TOMORROW.

 

Friday, 02/24/17

Weiman—Library

·         I will pass out weekly spelling word lists, and spelling work menus.  Spelling Test will be on Thursday, 3/2.

·         We will correct Wordly Wise 16D, write total grade, and turn in Wordly Wise Pages.

·         We will continue our second in-class novel A Picture of Freedom.  They will write in their notebooks, reflecting on what has happened thus far in the story, and predict what they think will happen next.  They will have the opportunity to share their responses with their classmates.  We will then continue reading the novel, pausing for questions and discussion.

Work Stations

·         Begin Section 4– A Picture of Freedom Questions & Vocabulary.

·         Complete Wordly Wise Quiz.

·         Complete Differentiated STAAR Prep Passage.

HW:  Read and Rest.

 

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Angela Furnari,
Feb 19, 2017, 5:04 PM
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