September 11, 2017 - September 15, 2017

Post date: Sep 11, 2017 11:16:50 AM

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It's time to get down to business!

Current Assignment: Stations

Vocabulary- Students should be working on mastery of "My Favorite Chaperone" list.

Then they should take the quiz.

Reading: Students will be getting a book or using one of mine.

By the end of the week, they will have done something with the book for a grade.

Monday 9/11 (Day: E)

Warm-up

30th Count Exercise- Drawing inferences 17

First Name/Last Name/ Today's Date

Point out why you think your choice is the right answer. Cite evidence.

Lessons

Diagnostic: SRI.

Vocabulary

Not yet.

Stations

Students will be seated in their stations for the class; however, all students are doing the same.

Students must complete the "My Favorite Chaperone" list by the end of the week and take quiz.

Students will also be reading a novel which they got at the library.

Students will be responsible for three journal entries. Due 9/22, 10/6, 10/20

You can see the preliminary assignment here.

I will make these Schoology assignments soon.

Tuesday 9/12 (Day: A)

Warm-up

30th Count Exercise- Drawing inferences 18

First Name/Last Name/ Today's Date

Point out why you think your choice is the right answer. Cite evidence.

Lessons

Diagnostic: SRI for those not finished.

Begin reading "My Favorite Chaperone."

Vocabulary

Not yet.

Stations

Students will be seated in their stations for the class; however, all students are doing the same.

Vocab:

Students must complete the "My Favorite Chaperone" list by the end of the week

and take quiz.

Reading:

Students will also be reading a novel which they got at the library.

Students will be responsible for three journal entries. Due 9/22, 10/6, 10/20

You can see the preliminary assignment here.

Here is the first journal entry assignment for the first 1/3 of the book.

(I will make these Schoology assignments soon.)

Wednesday 9/13 (Day: B)

Dojo

Warm-up

30th Count Exercise- Drawing inferences 19

First Name/Last Name/ Today's Date

Point out why you think your choice is the right answer. Cite evidence.

Lessons

We ended up spending time reading.

We were practicing the expectations for their independent novel study.

Vocabulary

Word wall coming.

Stations

Weekly Rotation Chart

All students will be reading their independent novel study book.

Today's goal is to determine if the book is right for them.

After 25 minutes of reading, students will complete this form: The Goldilocks Rule Check

Thursday 9/14 (Day: C)

Dojo

Warm-up

30th Count Exercise- Drawing inferences: 20

First Name/Last Name/ Today's Date

Point out why you think your choice is the right answer. Cite evidence.

Lessons

Read "My Favorite Chaperone" in groups.

Schoology: My Favorite Chaperone Guiding Questions

Schoology: Notes for Performance Task Collection 1: My Favorite Chaperone

Vocabulary

We will start discussing the literary vocabulary you are studying on Vocabulary.com.

Let's review this Quizlet.

Stations

Weekly Rotation Chart

Students will be seated in their stations for the class; however, all students are doing the same.

Vocabulary:

Complete the "My Favorite Chaperone" list by the end of the week and take quiz.

Reading:

Students will also be reading a novel which they got at the library.

Students will be responsible for three journal entries. Due 9/22, 10/6, 10/20

You can see the preliminary assignment here.

See assignments on Schoology.

Friday 9/15 (Day: F )

Dojo

Warm-up

30th Count Exercise- Drawing Inferences #21

First Name/Last Name/ Today's Date

Point out why you think your choice is the right answer. Cite evidence.

Lessons

This week, I really took my time establishing vocabulary and the novel.

Next week, our goal is to have read My Favorite Chaperone and discuss the guiding questions.

Vocabulary

This week, the students were becoming familiar with the words I need them to use next week

when we start reading My Favorite Chaperone. We will be discussing these literary vocabulary

words next week: plot, exposition, rising action, climax, resolution, conflict, internal and

external conflict, dynamic and static characters, and point of view (1st, 2nd, 3rd limited, and

3rd omniscient).

Stations

Finish the mastery of My Favorite Chaperone List

Take the quiz on the My Favorite Chaperone List

Let's make sure you have a plan for how you will finish your book: Calandar

Begin working on Journal Entry #1 for your Independent Novel Study on Schoology.

Requirements for Lesson Planning

Small Groups: I am slowly going to introduce students to the stations routines. During stations, I will be pulling students for small group instruction. We are not there yet.

Vocabulary: It is early in the school year. Right now, I would like to start establishing routines and expectations.

Standards: T

CC.8.L.4.a Vocabulary Acquisition and Use: Use context (e.g., the overall meaning of a sentence or paragraph; a word’s position or function in a sentence) as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase.

CC.8.L.4.d Vocabulary Acquisition and Use: Verify the preliminary determination of the meaning of a word or phrase (e.g., by checking the inferred meaning in context or in a dictionary).

CC.8.L.6 Vocabulary Acquisition and Use: Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate general academic and domain-specific words and phrases; gather vocabulary knowledge when considering a word or phrase important to comprehension or expression.

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