Week of 03/23/15 - 03/27/15

posted Mar 23, 2015, 4:06 PM by Angela Furnari

This week, we will:

 

Monday, 3/23/15

Furnari - Library

·         Pass out new reading log.

Work Station Groups:

·        Have students share/critique ITW projects.

·         Read independently to self.

·         Finish “A Growing Nation” Map Skills Packet.

·         Work on Motivation Reading or Kamico, whichever ones students are assigned. Review answers one-on-one with students, or in small groups.

·         Istation as needed.

HW:  Read 30 minutes & log it. Lit. Circle Book Selection Slip due Wednesday, 3/25.

 

Tuesday, 3/24/15

·         Watch “Heartland” from America: The Story of Us.  Pause, discuss answer questions.  Update United States map to include all 48 continental United States.

Work Stations:

·         Read independently to self.

·         Work on Motivation Reading or Kamico, whichever ones students are assigned. Review answers one-on-one with students, or in small groups.

·         Meet with students; complete vocabulary and comprehension activity.

HW:  Read 30 minutes & log it.  Lit. Circle Book Selection Slip due TOMORROW.

 

Wednesday, 3/25/15

P.E. Day

·         Collect Book Selection Slips for new round of Literature Circles.  Meet with students as needed to ensure engagement and reading levels are appropriate.

·         Pass out questions for students to complete. 

·         Review types of poetry: narrative, lyrical, and free verse. 

·         Review poetry terms:  alliteration, repetition, figurative language (simile, metaphor), and theme.

·         Work on Lyric Analysis activity, which causes students to look objectively at familiar song lyrics and apply poetry analysis techniques.

Work Stations:

·         Read independently to self.

·         Work on Literature Circle Assignment #1.

·         Work on Motivation Reading or Kamico, whichever ones students are assigned.

HW:  Read 30 minutes & log it.  Literature Circle Assignment #1 due Thursday, April 2nd.

 

Thursday, 3/26/15

Weiman - Library

·         Review one part of lyric analysis in small groups.

·         Students continue to work independently on analyzing song lyrics. 

Work Stations:

·         Read independently to self.

·         Work on Literature Circle Assignment #1.

·         Work on Motivation Reading or Kamico, whichever ones students are assigned. Review answers one-on-one with students, or in small groups.

·         Meet with students; review poetry terms and look at short samples of poetry.

HW: Read 30 minutes & log it.  Literature Circle Assignment #1 due Thursday, April 2nd.

 

Friday, 3/27/15.

Report Cards Sent Home

·         Review one part of lyric analysis in small groups.

·         Students continue to work independently on analyzing song lyrics. 

Work Stations:

·         Read independently to self.

·         Work on Literature Circle Assignment #1.

·         Work on Motivation Reading or Kamico, whichever ones students are assigned. Review answers one-on-one with students, or in small groups.

·         Meet with students; review as needed.

HW: Read 30 minutes & log it.  Literature Circle Assignment #1 due Thursday, April 2nd.

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