Week of 1/11/16 - 1/15/16

posted Jan 10, 2016, 7:18 PM by Angela Furnari

This week, we will:

 

Monday, 1/11/16

Art Day

·         I will pass out weekly word lists, and spelling work menus.  Spelling Test will be on Thursday this week instead of Friday.

·         I will introduce Unit 12 with a PowerPoint and discussion, and we will complete Exercise 12A.

·         We will review and discuss the Westward Expansion Worksheet we began last week.

·         Students will take a 22-question portion of a STAAR Release Test, using active reading strategies, incorporating non-fiction text as well as paired passages.

HW: Finish Wordly Wise Exercise 12A.  Literature Circle 1 Questions due Tues. 1/12.  Read for 30 minutes. 

 

Tuesday, 1/12/16

Furnari—Library

·         We will correct 12A, and begin Exercise 12B.

·         Students will meet in Lit. Circle groups discussing how the plot has started to develop, and using their Literature Circle 1 Questions to guide their discussion.  I will also meet with each group to discuss their books with them.  Books & Literature Circle 2 Questions should be complete by Thurs. 1/28.

·         We will finish and review the answers to Chapter 3 Chocolate Questions, pausing to clarify and discuss as needed, and modeling proper use of active reading strategies.

Work Stations

·         Work on reading 2nd Half of Literature Circle Book.

·         Work on Lit. Circle Assignment #2 due Thursday, 1/28.

·         Complete January Istation Assessment.

·         Work on Unit 12 Wordly Wise Exercises.

·         Work on Weekly Spelling Activities.

HW: Finish Wordly Wise Exercise 12B.  Read for 30 minutes. 

 

Wednesday, 1/13/16

·         We will correct 12B, and begin Exercise 12E.

·         We will review and discuss the major causes leading up to the Civil War with a PowerPoint, and notes.  We will also update our U.S. Political Maps to show all states that were a part of the union as of this time.

·         We will review the STAAR Release from Monday, with students completing a skills-based analysis/reflection, and adding to their personal goal tracking sheets.

Work Stations

·         Finish adding states to U.S. Political Map.

·         Work on reading 2nd Half of Literature Circle Book.

·         Work on Lit. Circle Assignment #2 due Thursday, 1/28.

·         Complete January Istation Assessment.

·         Work on Unit 12 Wordly Wise Exercises.

·         Work on Weekly Spelling Activities.

HW: Finish Wordly Wise Exercise 12E.  Study for Spelling Test.  Read for 30 minutes.

 

Thursday, 1/14/16
Weiman—Library

·         We will correct 12E, and begin Exercise 12D.

·         We will finish reviewing and discussing the major causes leading up to the Civil War with a PowerPoint, and notes. 

·         We will read the first few paragraphs of Ch. 4 Chocolate, out loud together, annotating and highlighting as appropriate.

Work Stations

·         Take Weekly Spelling Test.

·         Finish Ch. 4 Read. Comp. Questions

·         Work on reading 2nd Half of Literature Circle Book.

·         Work on Lit. Circle Assignment #2 due Thursday, 1/28.

·         Complete January Istation Assessment.

·         Work on Unit 12 Wordly Wise Exercises.

·         Work on Weekly Spelling Activities.

HW: Finish Wordly Wise 12D.  Read for 30 minutes.  Wordly Wise QUIZ TOMORROW.

 

Friday, 1/15/16

·         We will correct 12D, grade, and turn in Wordly Wise Pages.

Work Stations

·         Take Wordly Wise Unit 12 Quiz.

·         Read for 20 minutes when done.

·         Finish Ch. 4 Reading Comp. Questions.

·         Complete Civil War Causes Activity.

HW:  Read and Rest.

 

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Angela Furnari,
Jan 10, 2016, 7:18 PM
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