Week of 04/10/17 - 04/14/17

posted Apr 10, 2017, 2:35 PM by Angela Furnari

 This week, we will:

 

Monday, 04/10/17

Furnari – Library

·         I will introduce the Wordly Wise Lessons 17-20 Crossword Puzzle.

·         We will begin working on our first map region of the United States, the Southwest.  Students will fill out a map to study with, and will be quizzed on it on Thursday.

Into the Woods: We will:

·         Act Out Scene 3.

Work Stations

·         Complete Scene 3 Questions.

·         Work on I-Station Assessment.

·         Work on WW Review Puzzle.

·         Work on Lit. Circle Assignment #2, due Thursday, April 13th.

HW: Read for 30 minutes.  Lit. Circle Assignment #2 due Thursday.

 

Tuesday, 04/11/17

·         We will first discuss reasons why people began to emigrate from their home countries to the U.S. in the early 1900s.  Students will begin working on a web quest where they will walk through the different steps on an immigrant’s journey through Ellis Island.  We will discuss challenges they would have been met with as they began to settle in the United States.

Into the Woods: We will:

·         Correct Scene 3 Questions.

·         Read through Scenes 4-5.

Work Stations

·         Begin Scenes 4-5 Questions.

·         Work on WW Review Puzzle.

·         Work on Lit. Circle Assignment #2, due Thursday, April 13th.

HW: Read for 30 minutes.  Lit. Circle Assignment #2 due Thursday.

 

Wednesday, 04/12/17

·         We will correct the Wordly Wise Lessons 17-20 Crossword Puzzle.

·         We will discuss what life in New York City would have been like for new immigrants.  We will look at tenement housing, as well as how new immigrants were treated and the discrimination they may have been met with.

Into the Woods: We will:

·         Act out Scenes 4-5.

Work Stations

·         Complete Scenes 4-5 Questions.

·         Work on Lit. Circle Assignment #2, due tomorrow.

HW: Read for 30 minutes.  Lit. Circle Assignment #2 due Thursday.

 

Thursday, 04/13/17

·         Students will meet with other students who read a similar genre as them for their Literature Circle book.  They will discuss characters, structure, personal connections and settings of their respective books, and turn in their Literature Circle Questions.  I will then introduce their final project for their Literature Circle book—creating a Bloom’s Ball Book Report.

Into the Woods: We will:

·         Review Scenes 4-5 Questions.

Work Stations

·         Complete U.S. Map Quiz #1—The Southwest.

·         Work on Lit. Circle Bloom’s Ball Project, due Tuesday, April 25th.

HW: Read and Rest.

 

Friday, 04/14/17

Spring Holiday—No School

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