HAVE A GREAT SUMMER!!

May 21-24, 2018
Monday-video/story map
Tuesday-video/story map
Wednesday-video/story map
Thursday-video/story map
Friday-SUMMER BREAK BEGINS!!

May 14-18, 2018
Monday-discuss drama
Tuesday-read play-"The Big Bad Wolf vs. The Three Little Pigs"
Wednesday-read play "The Big Bad Wolf vs. The Three Little Pigs"
Thursday-read informational text/text dependent questions
Friday-read informational text/text dependent questions

May 7-11, 2018
Monday-view video; PE Field Trip
Tuesday-complete story map on "Zootopia"
Wednesday-EOY (End of Year) test
Thursday-EOY test/Achieve article/complete previous assignments
Friday-EOY test/Achieve article/complete previous assignments

April 30-May 4, 2018
Monday-Read informational text/complete text dependent questions
Tuesday-deconstruct previously given tests
Wednesday-Science LEAP test
Thursday-watch video ("Zootopia"); discuss bias/complete story map
Friday-watch video ("Zootopia"); discuss bias/complete story map

April 23-27, 2018
Monday-Tic Tac Toe on "The Walrus and the Carpenter"
Tuesday-give back and deconstruct previous assignments/tests
Wednesday-Achieve 3000 Post-test
Thursday-Unit 4, Narrative Writing Task (District Assessment)
Friday-Unit 4, Narrative Writing Task (District Assessment)


April 16-20, 2018
Monday-LEAP test (Social Studies)
Tuesday-LEAP test (Social Studies)
Wednesday-Read "The Walrus and the Carpenter"/text dependent questions
Thursday-Tic Tac Toe on "The Walrus and the Carpenter"
Friday-Tic Tac Toe on "The Walrus and the Carpenter"

April 9-13, 2018
Monday-LEAP review
Tuesday-LEAP review
Wednesday-LEAP test (ELA/Math)
Thursday-LEAP test (ELA/Math)
Friday-LEAP test (ELA/Math)

March 26-29, 2018
Monday-analyzing writing (Alice's Adventures in Wonderland); dialogue practice
Tuesday-argumentative writing (LEAP practice)
Wednesday-argumentative writing (LEAP practice)
Thursday-argumentative writing (LEAP practice)
Friday-GOOD FRIDAY-NO SCHOOL

March 19-23, 2018
Monday-Read literary text/text dependent questions (Alice's Adventures in Wonderland)
Tuesday-writing practice for NWT (Alice's Adventures in Wonderland)
Wednesday-writing practice for NWT (Alice's Adventures in Wonderland)
Thursday-writing practice for NWT (Alice's Adventures in Wonderland)
Friday-analyzing writing (Alice's Adventures in Wonderland)

March 12-16, 2018
Monday-Read literary text/text dependent questions (A Single Shard)
Tuesday-Read literary text/text dependent questions ("Turn, Turn My Wheel")
Wednesday-LEAP practice on computer (RST)
Thursday-LEAP practice on computer (RST)
Friday-analyzing writing (A Single Shard/"Turn, Turn My Wheel")

March 5-9, 2018
Monday-Writing practice for LAT (essay)-"The Dog of Pompeii"
Tuesday-Poetry test/finish essay
**See the bottom of the page for another copy of the study guide
Wednesday-Unit 3, LAT District Assessment
Thursday-Unit 3, LAT District Assessment
Friday-Read literary text ("Alice's Adventures in Wonderland")/text dependent questions

February 26-March 2, 2018
Monday-Read informational (nonfiction) text/text dependent questions
Tuesday-Writing practice for LAT (graphic organizer)-"The Dog of Pompeii"
Wednesday-Writing practice for LAT (essay)-"The Dog of Pompeii"
Thursday-Writing practice for LAT (essay)-"The Dog of Pompeii"
Friday-Writing practice for LAT (essay)-"The Dog of Pompeii"


February 19-23, 2018
Monday-Read "The Dog of Pompeii"/text dependent questions
Tuesday-Read "The Dog of Pompeii"/text dependent questions
Wednesday-Read "The Dog of Pompeii"/text dependent questions
Thursday-writing practice for LAT ("The Dog of Pompeii")
Friday-writing practice for LAT ("The Dog of Pompeii")
Homework:  Daily homework is to work on biography book report (see below for rubric)


Biography Book Report

Due Date:  Thursday, February 22, 2018

Assignment:  Design a poster (1/2 sized) that represents the person in the biography.

Front of the poster:

  • Title
  • Author
  • Pictures related to your book (hand-drawn or from the computer)

Back of the poster:   **Use complete sentences to answer the following questions.  Write the questions on the poster.

  • What are the years of the person’s birth and death? (If the person is still alive today, state that the person is still living.)
  • Why is this person famous?  (Write at least three sentences.)
  • What are some interesting facts about the person?  (Write at least five sentences.)
  • What do you admire most about this person?  (Write at least two sentences.)

 

February 5-9, 2018
Monday-review setting; PowerPoint
Tuesday-read literary text/text dependent questions ("O Pioneers")
Wednesday-read literary text ("The Wounded Wolf"); text dependent questions
Thursday-read literary text ("The Wounded Wolf"); text dependent questions
Friday-story map on "The Wounded Wolf"
Homework:  Daily homework is to work on biography book report (see below for rubric)

Biography Book Report

Due Date:  Thursday, February 22, 2018

Assignment:  Design a poster (1/2 sized) that represents the person in the biography.

Front of the poster:

  • Title
  • Author
  • Pictures related to your book (hand-drawn or from the computer)

Back of the poster:   **Use complete sentences to answer the following questions.  Write the questions on the poster.

  • What are the years of the person’s birth and death? (If the person is still alive today, state that the person is still living.)
  • Why is this person famous?  (Write at least three sentences.)
  • What are some interesting facts about the person?  (Write at least five sentences.)
  • What do you admire most about this person?  (Write at least two sentences.)

 

January 29-February 2, 2018
Monday-text dependent questions; story map on "Counting on Grace"
Tuesday-story map for "Counting on Grace"
Wednesday-story map for "Counting on Grace"
Thursday-setting practice; Library visit for biography book for book report 
Friday-review setting

January 22-26, 2018
Monday-read fiction text/text dependent questions
Tuesday-read fiction text/text dependent questions
Wednesday-read fiction text/text dependent questions
Thursday-read fiction text/text dependent questions
Friday-read fiction text/text dependent questions

January 15-19, 2018
Monday-MLK Day-No School
Tuesday-deconstruction of previous test (LAT)
Wednesday-No School
Thursday-No School
Friday-No School

January 8-12, 2018
Monday-deconstruction of previous test (NWT)
Tuesday-deconstruction of previous test (LAT)
Wednesday-read fiction text/text dependent questions
Thursday-read fiction text/text dependent questions
Friday-Professional Day-No School

January 3-5, 2018
Monday-Christmas Break 
Tuesday-Christmas Break
Wednesday-read nonfiction text; text dependent questions
Thursday-read nonfiction text; text dependent questions
Friday-deconstruction of test

December 18-22, 2017
Monday-"The Miracle Worker" video (Helen Keller)
Tuesday-"The Miracle Worker" video (Helen Keller)
Wednesday-Christmas Break
Thursday-Christmas Break
Friday-Christmas Break

December 11-15, 2017
Monday-expository writing (practice RST)
Tuesday-Research Simulation Task (RST)
Wednesday-Research Simulation Task (RST)
Thursday-Research Simulation Task (RST)
Friday-informational text on Helen Keller

December 4-8, 2017
Monday-expository writing (practice RST)
Tuesday-expository writing (practice RST)
Wednesday-expository writing (practice RST)
Thursday-read informational text/text dependent questions
Friday-read informational text/text dependent questions
**Research Simulation Task (RST) will be given on December 12th and 13th.


November 27-December 1, 2017 
Monday-point of view paragraph writing
Tuesday-read informational text-"The Stripes Will Survive"/text dependent questions
Wednesday-read informational text-"The Zoos Go Wild"/text dependent questions
Thursday-read informational text-"Our Beautiful Macaws and Why They Need Enrichment"/text dependent questions
Friday-expository writing (practice RST); graphic organizer

November 13-17, 2017 
Monday-read informational text-"Bubblology"/text dependent questions
Tuesday-read informational text-"Looking for Lunar Ice"/text dependent questions
Wednesday-LEAP 360 Interim Assessment
Thursday-LEAP 360 Interim Assessment
Friday-punctuation practice in writing (semicolons and colons)

**Homework each night is to for students to read their nonfiction book and work on book report (see below for rubric).  The book report is a major grade.

Nonfiction Book Report Project

Due Date:  Friday, November 17, 2017

Assignment:  Design a poster (1/2 sized) that represents your book topic.

Front of the poster:

  • Title
  • Author
  • Pictures related to your book (hand-drawn or from the computer)

Back of the poster:

  • KWL chart (What I Know, What I Want to Know, What I Learned); at least five things in each column
  • Five interesting facts about your topic
  • Vocabulary-Find five or more new words in your book and define them

November 6-10, 2017 
Monday-read informational text-"One Very Old Shoe"/text dependent questions
Tuesday-read informational text-"One Very Old Shoe"/text dependent questions
Wednesday-read informational text-"Two Days With No Phone"/text dependent questions
Thursday-point of view/citing textual evidence-"Two Days With No Phone"
Friday-point of view/citing textual evidence/expository writing-"Two Days With No Phone"

**Homework each night is to for students to read their nonfiction book and work on book report (see below for rubric).  The book report is a major grade.

Nonfiction Book Report Project

Due Date:  Thursday, November 16, 2017

Assignment:  Design a poster (1/2 sized) that represents your book topic.

Front of the poster:

  • Title
  • Author
  • Pictures related to your book (hand-drawn or from the computer)

Back of the poster:

  • KWL chart (What I Know, What I Want to Know, What I Learned); at least five things in each column
  • Five interesting facts about your topic
  • Vocabulary-Find five or more new words in your book and define them

October 30-November 3, 2017 
Monday-informational text review
Tuesday-read informational text-"The Great Fire"/text dependent questions
Wednesday-read informational text-"The Great Fire"/text dependent questions
Thursday-Library visit
Friday-text dependent questions for "The Tell-Tale Bacteria" & "Cell Phone Tattler"

October 23-27 2017 
Monday-elements of nonfiction text structure
Tuesday-elements of nonfiction text structure
Wednesday-review narrative nonfiction text-"Into the Dark Water"/text dependent questions
Thursday-read narrative nonfiction text-"Into the Dark Water"/text dependent questions
Friday-review narrative nonfiction text-"Into the Dark Water"/text dependent questions

October 16-20,  2017 
Monday-narrative writing (practice NWT)-drafting/revising & editing/review for NWT
Tuesday-Narrative Writing Task
Wednesday-Narrative Writing Task
Thursday-narrative writing (practice NWT)-final draft (publishing)  
Friday-read literary text/answer text dependent questions
**Unit 1, Narrative Writing Task will be given on October 17th & 18th.  This will be for a grade.

October 9-13,  2017 
Monday-Fall Break
Tuesday-review using dialogue in narrative writing
Wednesday-narrative writing/prewriting
Thursday-narrative writing/drafting
Friday-narrative writing/drafting/revising & editing
**Unit 1, Narrative Writing Task will be given on October 17th & 18th.  This will be for a grade.

October 2-6,  2017 
Monday-complete practice LAT, if needed; editing practice
Tuesday-read fiction text "Magic Elizabeth"/answer text dependent questions
Wednesday-practice using quotation marks in dialogue
Thursday-review "Magic Elizabeth"/answer text dependent questions
Friday-Professional Development Day


September 25-29, 2017 
Monday-write body paragraph for LAT essay
Tuesday-write body paragraph for LAT essay
Wednesday-write body paragraph/conclusion for LAT essay
Thursday-LAT District Assessment test
Friday-read short story "Vivian's Move"/text dependent questions
**Homework each night is to read fiction book and work on book report (see below for rubric).
**LAT (District Assessment) will be on Thursday, September 28th.

Fiction Book Report Project

Due Date:  Friday, September 29, 2017

Assignment:  Design a poster (1/2 sized) advertising a book. 

Front of the poster:

Title

Author

Pictures related to your book (hand-drawn or from the computer)

Back of the poster:

Characters

Setting(s)

Plot:  At least 7 events from the story that includes the conflict and resolution

Opinion:  Write 3-5 sentences telling why you liked/disliked the book


September 18-22, 2017 
Monday-read short story "Boy's Life"; answer text dependent questions
Tuesday-Book Fair; read "Emancipation:  A Life Fable"
Wednesday-review "Emancipation:  A Life Fable"/text dependent questions/discuss LAT writing rubric/graphic organizer for essay
Thursday-write introduction/body paragraph for essay
Friday-write introduction/body paragraph for essay
**Homework each night is to read fiction book and work on book report (see below for rubric).
**LAT (District Assessment) will be on Thursday, September 28th.

Fiction Book Report Project

Due Date:  Friday, September 29, 2017

Assignment:  Design a poster (1/2 sized) advertising a book. 

Front of the poster:

Title

Author

Pictures related to your book (hand-drawn or from the computer)

Back of the poster:

Characters

Setting(s)

Plot:  At least 7 events from the story that includes the conflict and resolution

Opinion:  Write 3-5 sentences telling why you liked/disliked the book



September 11-15, 2017 
Monday-read folktale-"Why Frog and Snake Never Play Together"; discuss book report rubric (see below)
Tuesday-answer text dependent questions on "Why Frog and Snake Never Play Together"
Wednesday-read historical fiction text-"Growing"; answer text dependent questions
Thursday-review "Growing"/answer text dependent questions 
Friday-read short story "Boy's Life"; answer text dependent questions
**Homework each night is to read fiction book and work on book report (see below for rubric).

Fiction Book Report Project

Due Date:  Friday, September 29, 2017

Assignment:  Design a poster (1/2 sized) advertising a book. 

Front of the poster:

Title

Author

Pictures related to your book (hand-drawn or from the computer)

Back of the poster:

Characters

Setting(s)

Plot:  At least 7 events from the story that includes the conflict and resolution

Opinion:  Write 3-5 sentences telling why you liked/disliked the book


 September 4-8, 2017 

Monday-LABOR DAY
Tuesday-read fable-"The Tiger Who Would Be King"/text dependent questions
Wednesday-Tic Tac Toe activity for a grade
Thursday-Tic Tac Toe activity for a grade
Friday-Library visit to check out book for book report (see below for rubric)


Fiction Book Report Project

Due Date:  Friday, September 29, 2017

Assignment:  Design a poster (1/2 sized) advertising a book. 

Front of the poster:

Title

Author

Pictures related to your book (hand-drawn or from the computer)

Back of the poster:

Characters

Setting(s)

Plot:  At least 7 events from the story that includes the conflict and resolution

Opinion:  Write 3-5 sentences telling why you liked/disliked the book

 

August 28-September 1, 2017 
Monday-review & practice story elements
Tuesday-Tic-Tac-Toe activity for a grade
Wednesday-Test on story elements 
Thursday-Library visit; Tic-Tac-Toe activity
Friday-Professional Day-No School

August 21-25, 2017 
Monday-LEAP 360 Diagnostic Test (if not finished); capitalization practice
Tuesday-review annotating; read "The Stray"
Wednesday-text dependent questions on "The Stray"
Thursday-review & practice theme
Friday-review & practice story elements

August 14-18, 2017 
Monday-review characterization; read literary text; complete character map
Tuesday-review characterization; read literary text; complete character map
Wednesday-LEAP 360 Diagnostic Test
Thursday-LEAP 360 Diagnostic Test
Friday-LEAP 360 Diagnostic Test


August 9-11, 2017          

Wednesday-Welcome/class rules & procedures
Thursday-curriculum introduction/Learning Log setup
Friday-poetry elements review/read poem






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