Monday, January 22, 2018

Monday (1/22/18)

Monday, January 22nd


1. Bell-Ringer:
 a) If you read ALL of Crash Ch. 2 on Friday, find someone who did not. Read all of Ch. 2 together.
 b) If you did not read ALL of Ch. 2 on Friday, find someone who did. Read all of Ch. 2 together.
2. Mini-Lesson: Character Traits
3. Whole-Class Activity:
   a) What kind of person is Crash? How do we know?
b) Use Chapters 1 & 2 to find EVIDENCE that supports what type of person you think Crash is.
4. Wrap-Up: Is Crash the good guy or the bad guy? Will he always be this way?
5. Homework:
-Read if/when you can!

Friday, January 19, 2018

Friday (1/19/18)

Friday, January 19th


1. Bell-Ringer:
 a) If you read ALL of Ch. 1 yesterday, find someone who did not. Read all of Ch. 1 together.
 b) If you did not read ALL of Ch. 1 yesterday, find someone who did. Read all of Ch. 1 together.
2. Mini-Lesson: Story Elements
3. Whole-Class Activity:
   a) Discuss some of the story elements of Crash
b) Read Ch. 2. To listen to the book as you read, click here.
4. Wrap-Up: What're you doing this weekend?
5. Homework:
-Read if/when you can!

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Thursday (1/18/18)

Thursday, January 18th

1. Bell-Ringer:
 a) Continue MAPS testing
 b) If you are finished, read the first chapter of Crash by Jerry Spinelli. The books are on the counter. To listen to the book as you read, click here.
2. Mini-Lesson: None
3. Whole-Class Activity:
  a) MAPS
 b) Read Crash Ch. 1, then answer the following questions:

Chapter 1
  1. Why is John Coogan called Crash?
  2. Where and when do you think this story takes place? What is your evidence/proof from the story?
  3. A flashback is where a story jumps back to a past event to tell an earlier part of the story. Describe what happened in Crash’s flashback with Penn.
4. Wrap-Up: None
5. Homework:
-Read

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Wednesday (1/17/18)

Wednesday, January 17th

1. Bell-Ringer:
  a) Go to the Rocky Top website
b) Find the Students tab
c) Click on MAPS
d) Login using the information on the board
2. Mini-Lesson: None
3. Whole-Class Activity:
   a) MAPS
4. Wrap-Up: None
5. Homework:
-Read

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Tuesday (1/16/18)

Tuesday, January 16th

1. Bell-Ringer:
  a) Go to the Rocky Top website
b) Find the Students tab
c) Click on MAPS
d) Login using the information on the board
2. Mini-Lesson: None
3. Whole-Class Activity:
   a) MAPS
4. Wrap-Up: None
5. Homework:
-Read

Friday, January 12, 2018

Friday (1/12/18)

Friday, January 12th

1. Bell-Ringer:
  a) Grab a copy of Nothing Ever Happens on 90th Street
b) With your shoulder partner(s), read through the information on this website.
c) Begin writing
2. Mini-Lesson: Review narrative writing
3. Whole-Class Activity:
   a) Begin writing a story
4. Wrap-Up: What're you doing this weekend?
5. Homework:
-Read if/when you can!

Thursday, January 11, 2018

Thursday (1/11/18)

Thursday, January 11th

1. Bell-Ringer:
  a) Grab a copy of Nothing Ever Happens on 90th Street
b) Find a partner and share what you have put on your Story Map/Story Elements assignment in Google Classroom.
2. Mini-Lesson: Review Story Elements
3. Whole-Class Activity:
   a) Complete the Story Map/Story Elements assignment in Google Classroom.
4. Wrap-Up: What could you write a story about?
5. Homework:
-Read!