Friday, September 22, 2017

Friday, September 22

Warm-Up:
    • Grammar Quiz
Objectives:
  • Engage readers by thinking about what draws readers into a text (topic/hooks/leads/exposition/introduction)
  • Use words/phrases to signal shifts in time
  • Organize event sequences that unfold naturally and logically
Agenda:
  1. Warm-Up Quiz
Periods 3, 4, & 7:
  • Mini Lesson: Dialogue
  • Review Falling Action and Resolution using Mentor Texts
  • Continue drafting Memoir (in Google Classroom)
    • Rough Draft due Monday, 9/25
Period 6:
  • Choosing a Meaningful Memoir Topic
    • Take notes using Interactive Note Catcher
    • Must have final topic chosen at end of class
  • Plot Map (as outline for memoir)
Homework:

  • Periods 3, 4, & 7: Finish Rough Draft of Personal Memoir
  • Period 6: Complete Plot Map

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Thursday, September 21

Warm-Up:
Grammar Fix!
  • QUIZ TOMORROW!!!!!  
    • Using the Right Word
    • Comma usage
    • Subject-verb agreement
Objectives:
  • Writing: Engage readers by thinking about what draws readers into a text (topic/hooks/leads/exposition/introduction)
Agenda:
  1. Warm-Up 1 as class
  2. Warm-Up 2 individually for quiz practice (quiz tomorrow!)
Periods 3, 4, & 7:
  • Review Rising Action & Conflict using Mentor Texts
  • Continue drafting Memoir (in Google Classroom)
    • Rough Draft due Monday, 9/25
Period 6:
  • Choosing a Meaningful Memoir Topic
    • Take notes using Interactive Note Catcher
    • Must have final topic chosen by tomorrow (Friday)
Homework:
  • Study for Grammar Quiz
    • Using the Right Word
    • Comma usage
    • Subject-verb agreement

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Wednesday, September 19

Warm-Up: 
Grammar Fix!

  • QUIZ FRIDAY 
    • Using the Right Word 
    • Comma usage 
    • Subject-verb agreement 
Objectives:
  • Writing: Engage readers by thinking about what draws readers into a text (hooks/leads/exposition/introduction)
Agenda: 
  1. Warm-Up (quiz Friday!)
Periods 3, 4, & 7:
  • Review Memoir Leads (hooks)
    • Examine mentor texts
  • Begin drafting memoir (in Google Classroom)
    • Rough draft due Monday, 9/25
Period 6:
  • Elements of Memoir (using "Is This Riley Happening to Me?") 
  • Choosing a Meaningful Memoir Topic
    • Take notes using Interactive Note Catcher
Homework: 

Monday, September 18, 2017

Tuesday, September 19

Warm-Up:
Grammar Fix!

  • QUIZ FRIDAY 
    • Using the Right Word 
    • Comma usage 
    • Subject-verb agreement 
Objectives:
  • Writing: Engage readers by thinking about what draws readers into a text
  • Draft memoir using plot map
Agenda: 
  1. Warm-Up
  2. Reading Assessment (15 minutes)
Periods 3, 4, & 7:
  • Plot Map of Memoir 
Period 6:
  • Memoir 101 
  • Elements of Memoir (using "Big Boy" and "Is This Riley Happening to Me?") 
Homework:
  • Periods 3, 4, and 7-- Finish outline of memoir (using Plot Map)
  • Period 6-- Brainstorm list of three possible topics for your memoir. Be prepared to discuss your ideas with the class, Mrs. Nemeth, and Mrs. Darnell on Wednesday, 9/20.
    • My Example: 
      • 1- Experiencing my first shooting star 
      • 2- Changing my first diaper 
      • 3- Totaling my Mini Cooper

Sunday, September 17, 2017

Monday, September 18



Warm-Up: 

  • Grammar Fix! 
    • QUIZ FRIDAY
      • Using the Right Word
      • Comma usage
      • Subject-verb agreement

Objectives:
  • Cite the textual evidence that most strongly supports an analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
  • Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text, including its relationship to the characters, setting, and plot; provide an objective summary of the text.
  • Analyze how particular lines of dialogue or incidents in a story or drama propel the action, reveal aspects of a character, or provoke a decision.
Agenda:

  1. Warm-Up 
  2. Reading Assessment (must finish!)
    1. The Great Rat Hunt (click for online text)
    2. Is This Riley Happening to Me? (click for online text)
  3. Independent Reading 

Homework: 
Periods 3, 4, & 7-- FINISH READING ASSESSMENT

Period 6-- Brainstorm list of three possible topics for your memoir. Be prepared to discuss your ideas with the class, Mrs. Nemeth, and Mrs. Darnell on Wednesday, 9/20.
My Example: 
1- Experiencing my first shooting star 
2- Changing my first diaper 
3- Totaling my Mini Cooper 

Other: 
  • Next library check-out day: Wednesday, September 27th



Thursday, September 14, 2017

Friday, September 15


Objectives:
  • Cite the textual evidence that most strongly supports an analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
  • Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text, including its relationship to the characters, setting, and plot; provide an objective summary of the text.
  • Analyze how particular lines of dialogue or incidents in a story or drama propel the action, reveal aspects of a character, or provoke a decision.
Agenda:

1.   Warm-Up 
2.   Reading Assessment (will finish Monday!)
Other: 
  • Next library check-out day: Wednesday, September 27th


Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Thursday, September 14

Periods 3, 4, & 7

Warm-Up: Grammar Fix!

Objectives:
  • Writing: Engage readers by thinking about what draws readers into a text
  • Reading: Identify key aspects of character and trace their connection to significant dialogue 
  • Reading: Analyze tone and impact on text
Agenda:
1.   Warm-Up 
2.   Choosing a Meaningful Memoir Topic
o    Interactive Note Catcher
3.   Brain Break
4.   Student Exemplar: "Is This Riley Happening to Me?"
o    Finish Reading Practice (in Google Classroom)
§  Make sure you have answers to ALL questions!
Homework: 
  • Finish "Is This Riley Happening to Me?" Reading Practice
Other: 
  • Next library check-out day: Wednesday, September 27th
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Period 6

Warm-Up: Grammar Fix!
Objectives: 

  • Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text, including its relationship to the characters, setting, and plot.
  • Analyze how particular lines of dialogue or incidents in a story or drama propel the action, reveal aspects of a character, or provoke a decision.
  • Cite the textual evidence that most strongly supports an analysis.
Agenda:
1.   Warm-Up 
2.   20 Minutes: MAP testing, Informational Writing Pre-Assessment, or Silent Reading
3.   Brain Break
4.   "Big Boy" Reading Practice (as class)
Homework: 
  • Finish "Big Boy" Reading Practice
Other: 
  • Next library check-out day: Wednesday, September 27th