Week of 10/20/14 - 10/24/14

posted Oct 19, 2014, 8:16 PM by Angela Furnari

This week, we will:

 

Monday, 10/20/14

Furnari—Library

·         Collect reading log from last week, and pass out new log.

·         Introduce Wordly Wise Unit 7 Vocabulary with a PowerPoint & discussion, and Begin WW 7A.

·         Review Boston Massacre Reading Activity.

·         Watch a BrainPop on Mood & Tone, and take short notes about Mood & Tone.

·         Introduce Literature Circle Jobs:  Summarizer & Text Connector.

·         Together, update FMUF Story Elements Chart.

·         Together, read aloud a few pages from FMUF Ch. 7.

Workstation Groups

o   Read to Self, the remainder of Ch.7 from FMUF

o   Work on Literature Circle Jobs, which will be due by the end of class today.

o   For those whom this applies to, work on My Brother Sam Is Dead assignment.

o   Add to terms in notebook.

o   Work on WW, 7A.

o   Work on Istation as needed.

 

HW:  Read 30 minutes & log it, Istation (as needed).  Finish Wordly Wise 7A.

 

Tuesday, 10/21/14

 

·         Correct Wordly Wise 7A, and begin working on 7B.

·         Take Reading Snapshot Assessment 2.

·         Read to Self, Ch. 8 of FMUF, after finishing the Snapshot, and before the whole class begins the next activity.

Workstation Groups

o   Together, read the poem “Paul Revere’s Ride” by Longfellow.

o   Work on Pre, During, and Post Reading Activities for “Paul Revere’s Ride.”

o   (Topics covered will include relevant background information, new vocabulary, narrative poetry characteristics, end rhyme, rhyme scheme, comprehension strategies, poetic annotation, and a variety of literal and inferential comprehension questions.)

 

HW:  Read 30 minutes & log it, Istation (as needed).  Finish Wordly Wise 7B. 

 

Wednesday, 10/22/14

 

·         Correct Wordly Wise 7B, and begin working on 7D.

·         Take Writing Snapshot Assessment 1.

·         Read to Self, Finish Ch. 8 of FMUF, after finishing the Snapshot, and before the whole class begins the next activity.  For those whom this applies to, work on My Brother Sam Is Dead assignment.)

Workstation Groups

o   Finish working on Post Reading Activities for “Paul Revere’s Ride.”

o   Review, share, and collect “Paul Revere’s Ride” activities as needed.

 

HW:  Read 30 minutes & log it, Istation (as needed).  Finish Wordly Wise 7D.

 

Thursday, 10/23/14

 

Weiman—Library

·         Correct Wordly Wise 7D, and grade Unit 7 work.

·         Lexington & Concord:  Reading & Questions.

Workstation Groups

o   Introduce Literature Circle Jobs:  Discussion Facilitator & Character Illuminator.

o   Together, update FMUF Story Elements Chart.

o   Work on Literature Circle Jobs, which will be due by the beginning of class tomorrow.

o   Read to Self, Begin Ch. 9 from FMUF.

o   For those whom this applies to, work on My Brother Sam Is Dead assignment.

o   Work on Istation as needed.

 

HW:  Read 30 minutes & log it, Istation (as needed).  Study for Unit 7 Vocab. Quiz.

 

Friday, 10/24/14

 

·         Take Unit 7 QUIZ.

·         Declaration of Independence:  Reading & Activity.

Workstation Groups

o   Look at exemplary work from students on the Discussion Facilitator & Character Illuminator jobs. Discuss what makes this student work exemplary.

o   Together, update FMUF Story Elements Chart.

o   Read to Self, Finish Ch. 9 from FMUF.

o   For those whom this applies to, work on My Brother Sam Is Dead assignment.

o   Work on Istation as needed.

 

HW:  Read 30 minutes & log it, Istation (as needed).  Get Reading Log signed.

 

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Angela Furnari,
Oct 19, 2014, 8:16 PM
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