February 26-March 2

Monday:

  • Students will use their essay outline to write a rough draft on paper.
    • As they write students will check that their essay…
      • makes sense
      • has capital letters
      • has punctuation
      • has all content required on the outline

Tuesday

  • Students will take notes on the difference between editing and revision using the acronyms ARMS and CUPS.
  • Students will complete ARMS and CUPS form on Google Classroom.

Wednesday

  • Students will complete ARMS and CUPS form on Google Classroom.

Thursday

  • Students will complete Rainbow Revision Stations and write a final draft.

Friday

  • Students will read aloud essays and peers will offer feedback.

January 8-12 Lesson Plans

Monday

  • Students will complete “Excerpt Revisions and Edits” and turn in to Google Classroom

Tuesday

  • Students will complete “NaNoWriMo Showcase Slides,” and get it approved by Mrs. Kelley

Wednesday

  • The whole class will rehearse for NaNoWriMo showcase.

Thursday

  • Students will polish or make any last minute improvements to the showcase.

Friday

  • NaNoWriMo Showcase in the library. Parents are invited!

October 16-19 Lesson Plans

Monday

  • Cursive vowel combinations
  • Some students will complete “Famous Fails” Slideshow while others workshop thier RACE 2 paragraph.

Tuesday

  • Cursive vowel combinations
  • Students will share their “Famous Fails” Slideshow and RACE 2 paragraphs.

Wednesday

  • Cursive months
  • Students will share “Famous Fails” Slideshow and RACE 2 paragraphs

Thursday

  • Cursive months
  • Students will complete “Dependent Clause and Independent Clause” Notes on Google Classroom

Friday

  • Teacher workday, so we can plan awesome lessons for awesome kids!

 

February 27- March 3 Lesson Plans

Reading

  • Monday
    • Students will continue analyzing debate of their choice with a partner.
  • Tuesday
    • Students will share out their findings to the class. They will explain the claim, support, counter argument, rebuttal and faulty reasoning.
    • Other groups will question their findings.
  • Wednesday
    • Students will complete faulty reasoning worksheet.
  • Thursday
    • Students will complete persuasive text analysis independently.
  • Friday
    • Students will take persuasive text quiz.
      • They will need to be able to use the definitions and examples from this week’s work.

English

  • This week students will complete editing and revising their expository essay.
  • Students will share them out to their class and publish them to their blog.

December 5-9 Lesson Plans

Reading

  • Students are finishing up their guided reading novels.
  • While working with their groups students will complete a plot analysis on their novel to determine how to best summarize the novel.
  • Students will work independently to write a short, plot summary of their novel.
  • Students will work with their group to organize and film a book talk to be shown to students next year. The videos will be used to help future students select guided reading material. Students will learn how to use a video making chrome extension WeVideo.

*Students books are different lengths, so they are finishing up and completing products are different rates.

English

  • Students are finishing their PBL this week.
    • They will put any final touches on their products and be sharing them throughout the week.

October 10-14 Lesson Plans

Reading

  • Monday
    • Students will take notes over character roles in plot and character traits.
    • Students will work with their guided reading group to analyze the main character’s role in the plot.
    • Homework: Students will read from independent reading book for at least 20 minutes and log it.
  • Tuesday
    • Students will review maps and historical documents relevant to the setting of their guided reading book.
    • Students will read with their guided reading group.
      • Homework: Students will read from independent reading book for at least 20 minutes and log it.
  • Wednesday
    • Students will try to determine the conflict in their book as they work and read in their guided reading groups.
      • Homework: Students will read from independent reading book for at least 20 minutes and log it.
  • Thursday
    • Students will select a section of their text that either explains setting, character or conflict to read as a reader’s theatre to the rest of the class.
      • Homework: Students will read from independent reading book for at least 20 minutes and log it. Students will answer question 1 on new log.
  • Friday
    • We will take notes on point of view and students will determine the point of view their guided reading text is written in.
      • Homework: Students will read from independent reading book for at least 20 minutes and log it. They will answer question 2 on new log.

English

  • Monday 
    • Students will complete revisions of WAR 2 Final Draft and work on typing club if done.
  • Tuesday
    • Students will share WAR 2 aloud.
  • Wednesday
    • Students will start “Why Write?” PBL with an entry launch showcasing how fiction writing influences their world.
  • Thursday
    • Students will brainstorm and determine an audience and purpose for writing a narrative story.
  • Friday
    • Students will start outlining narrative.