August 29- September 2

Reading

  • Monday
    • Students will take notes on how to process text by thinking within, beyond and about the text.
    • Students will read in their independent reading book while teacher conferneces with individuals.
  • Tuesday
    • Students will take a snapshot over inferences. This is designed to pre-assess this skill.
    • Lesson over inferences using “A Bad Case of the Stripes.”
    • Students will read in their independent reading book while teacher conferences with individuals.
  • Wednesday
    • As a class students will practice making inferences using text evidence from “Out of My Mind.”
    • Students will work independently to make inferences about their character from their independent reading book.
      • Students will complete Character Inference ¬†Graphic Organizer.
  • Thursday
    • Students will continue to complete Character Inference Graphic Organizer
    • Students will complete an “Inference Exit Slip.”
      • Students will read in their independent reading book while teacher conferences with individuals.
    • Homework: Reading Log
      • Students will be assigned thier first reading log. They are expected to read 20 minutes, 5 days a week and answer 1 question a day over thier fiction independent reading book. This log is due, Thursday, September 8. It is not designed to be completed in one day or one sitting. It is an assignment that should be worked on a little each day. Students are working on an sample reading log in class with me and will have a reference if they do not understand how to properly complete it. I will grade the log using a rubric that will also be given to the students as a reference.
  • Friday
    • Students will take a snapshot over theme.
    • Students will take notes over theme and analyze theme in “The Dot” and “A Bad Case of The Stripes.”
    • Students will read in their independent reading book while teacher conferences with individuals.
    • Homework: Reading Log

English

  • Monday
    • Students will start their “Leave Your Mark” art project.
    • We will start our class interactive read aloud “Out of My Mind.”
  • Tuesday
    • We will continue to read “Out of My Mind” and find text evidence that provides clues about the character.
  • Wednesday
    • We will continue to read “Out of My Mind” and take notes over how to have a text talk.
  • Thursday¬†
    • Students will take learn how to construct a Writing about Reading paragraph response using the acronym R.A.C.E.
  • Friday
    • Student will construct their first draft of W.A.R.