Week of 10/24/16 - 10/28/16

posted Oct 21, 2016, 3:26 PM by Angela Furnari

This week, we will:

 

Monday, 10/24/16

Red Ribbon Week—International Outfits

Library – Furnari

·         I will pass out weekly Spelling word lists.

·         I will use a PowerPoint to introduce “The Raven” poem vocabulary words, which will serve as our vocabulary unit this week.  Students will complete vocabulary activities related to these words.

·         We will take notes on Mood & Tone, watch a BrainPop video on Mood & Tone, pausing to answer questions as needed.

·         We will wrap up our unit about the Thirteen Colonies, and begin our unit on the American Revolution. We will begin working through a Powerpoint and the students will take guided notes.

Work Stations

·         Work on Weekly Spelling Activities.

·         Work on Travel Brochure.

·         Students may independently read their Literature Circle book.

HW: Read for 30 minutes.

 

Tuesday, 10/25/16

Red Ribbon Week—Pajamas

·         We will correct “The Raven” Vocab. Exercise 1, and begin Exercise 2.

·         We will watch and discuss the BrainPop video, “Edgar Allen Poe”.  Students will make observations about his life and work.  We will watch a video reading of “The Raven” and will read the poem together, pausing to discuss, answer comprehension questions, and clarify misunderstandings.

·         Students will participate in a history simulation, “All The King’s M&Ms”.

Work Stations

·         Work on Weekly Spelling Activities.

·         Work on Travel Brochure.

·         Students may independently read their Literature Circle book.

HW: Read for 30 minutes.

 

Wednesday, 10/26/16

Red Ribbon Week—Team Jersey & Jeans

·         We will correct “Raven” Vocab. Exercise 2, and begin Exercise 3.

·         We will continue our unit on the American Revolution. We will finish working through a Powerpoint and the students will take guided notes.

·         We will finish and review “The Raven” Reading Comprehension Questions.

Work Stations

·         Work on Weekly Spelling Activities.

·         Work on Travel Brochure.

·         Students may independently read their Literature Circle book.

HW: Read for 30 minutes.

 

Thursday, 10/27/16

Red Ribbon Week—Favorite Outfit & Thank You Note

·         We will correct “Raven” Vocab. Exercise 3, and begin Exercise 4.

·         We will finish portions of the History Channel’s America The Story of Us – “Rebels” Episode, and complete an Active Viewing Guide.

·         We will read about the Boston Massacre, and students will form their own opinions for what they think happened, and what it represents.

Work Stations

·         Work on Weekly Spelling Activities.

·         Work on Travel Brochure.

·         Students may independently read their Literature Circle book.

HW: Study for Spelling TEST tomorrow.  Read for 30 minutes.

 

Friday, 10/28/16

Red Ribbon Week—Book Character Parade, 8:15 a.m.

Library—Weiman

·         We will correct “Raven” Vocab. Exercise 4, and turn in vocab. exercises for the week.

·         Students will work on a Social Studies Textbook Scavenger Hunt to learn about the American Revolution.

Work Stations

·         Complete “The Raven” Quiz.

·         Complete Spelling Test.

·         Work on Travel Brochure Project.

·         Students may independently read their Literature Circle book.

HW:  Read & Rest.

 

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