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Friday, December 19th, 2014

Week of December 15, 2014
Monday:
Objectives:
• Comprehend personal perspective writing.
Classwork:
• Turn in Research Essay
• Read story about the Holocaust victim
• Begin writing story.
Homework:
• Work on written story and possibly begin illustration.
Tuesday:
Objectives:
• Comprehend personal perspective writing.
• Convey author’s purpose through illustration
Classwork:
• Continue working on project
Homework:- work on Project
Wednesday:
Objectives:
• Read Abe Lincoln in Literature Book, page 771
• Take notes on index card- facts about his life, beliefs, and Abe’s appreciation of written words that reflect his appreciation of language. Also note how Abe expressed himself in words that created images about his thoughts and dreams.
• Bring your notecards back to class tomorrow.
• There are five vocabulary words- Words to Know- write each in a sentence. Include context clues (synonyms from the definitions). Each sentence needs to include at least 10 words.
Homework:
• Complete sentences- due Friday
• Personal perspective project due Friday.
Thursday:
Objectives:
• Be able to compare author’s purpose using various articles/stories.
• Understand indirect characterization.
• Identify foreshadowing.
Classwork:
• Read Lincoln, Douglass article- answer questions 1-5
• Read writing prompt- fill out dialectical journal with evidence and analysis.
• Write response.
Homework:
• Vocabulary sentences and personal perspective project- both due tomorrow.
Friday:
Objectives:
• Present material clearly
• Show mastery of vocabulary
• Exhibit comprehension
Classwork:
• Present Projects
• Test on Lincoln
No Homework- unless you need to complete your EBR from yesterday- due Monday

Thursday, December 11th, 2014

Week of December 7th
Monday-
Objectives:
Qualify relevant information to support a topic.
Use critical thinking strategies to research a topic.
Classwork:
Turn in Book Report and Library Book
Research and record information for Research Paper
Homework:
Continue research at home
Work on Essay if not completed- due Wednesday.
Tuesday:
PARCC simulation and half-day schedule.
Homework: Work on additional research and essay.
Wednesday:
Objectives:
Write clearly and coherently using notes from research.
Classwork:
All essays must be turning in by 4:00 today.
Using notes from research only- write your report.
Homework:
Obtain additional information if needed.

Thursday:
Objectives:
Write clearly and coherently using notes from research.
Classwork:
Using notes from research only- write your report.
Homework:
Complete Research if needed.

Friday:
Objectives:
Write clearly and coherently using notes from research.
Classwork:
Using notes from research only- write your report.
Homework:
Complete Research Paper if needed- turn in on Monday.

Thursday, November 20th, 2014

Week of December 1, 2014
Monday:
Objectives:
• Read for comprehension and fluency
• Understand Theme
• Comprehend text-relevant vocabulary.
Classwork:
• Read Sections 7,8,9 in Night Book.
• Complete Thematic Idea sheet for sections 6-9, pages 85-120
• Write definitions for your 10 vocabulary words.
Homework:
• Complete classwork.
• Continue reading your book report book.
Tuesday:
Objectives:
• Discuss ideas with clarity and focus.
• Use note-taking skills with a focus on relevancy.
Classwork:
• Socratic Seminar and discussion to debrief from Memoir.
Homework:
• Choose two words to illustrate and write a sentence.
Wednesday:
Objectives:
• Be able to write a thematic statement.
• Categorize information based on relevancy for topic.
• Organize information and ideas to support a thematic statement.
Classwork:
• Fill in template for your thematic statement.
• Fill out Graphic Organizer so you are prepared to type your essay tomorrow.
Homework:
• Complete Graphic Organizer
Thursday:
Objectives:
• Write clearly and concisely.
• Be able to focus on theme based evidence.
Classwork:
• Using Graphic Organizer and notes, begin typing your Thematic Essay
• Use your Rubric to make strides in your writing.
Homework:
• Book Report- Due December 8th
Friday:
Objectives:
• Write clearly and concisely.
• Be able to focus on theme based evidence.
Classwork:
• Using Graphic Organizer and notes, begin typing your Thematic Essay
• Use your Rubric to make strides in your writing.
Homework:
Book Report- Due December 8th

Tuesday, November 18th, 2014

Week of November 24, 2014
Monday:
Objectives:
• Gain background knowledge of the Holocaust for text relevant information
• Use listening skills effectively.
Classwork:
• Listen and take notes during Holocaust presentation.
• Reflect on important information for research paper.
• Gather information to support theme.
Homework:
• Read Book Report book
Tuesday:
Objectives:
• Reflect on written work and tests to improve upon.
Classwork:
• Fill Folders
Homework:
• Read Book Report book

Friday, November 14th, 2014

Week of 11/17
Monday 11/17
Objectives:
• Comprehend relationships in written text through genre analysis.
• Read for comprehension, fluency, and enjoyment.
• Understand author’s purpose.
Classwork:
• Turn in completed essay.
• Go over Book Report Guidelines and diary excerpt.
• Choose book from Library.
Homework: Begin reading and consider responses.
Tuesday 11/18
Objectives:
• Support a thematic idea with quotes from text.
• Identify a thematic idea through the use of literary elements.
• Read with comprehension and fluency.
Classwork:
• Read Chapter 5, pages 66-84
• Record your thematic idea and record quotes to support it.
• Recognize vocabulary words in context.
Homework: Complete Section 5 worksheet and vocabulary and Fill out Socratic Sheet for tomorrow.
Wednesday 11/19
Objectives:
• Discuss an essential question for clarity.
• Write an answer to a prompt that can be supported with evidence, inference, and real-life examples.
Classwork:
• Socratic Seminar of Essential Question.
• Write questions for Holocaust Presentation.
Homework: Written Response to prompt,.
Thursday 11/20
Objectives:
• Acquire background information.
• Synthesize information from various resources.
Classwork:
• Focus on testimonies from Holocaust survivors.
• Turn in response from yesterday’s assignment.
• Fill folders
Homework: Read book for book report.
Friday 11/21
Objectives:
• Support a thematic idea with quotes from text.
• Identify a thematic idea through the use of literary elements.
• Read with comprehension and fluency.
Classwork:
• Read section 6, pages 85-98
• Record your thematic idea and record quotes to support it.
• Recognize vocabulary words in context.
• Discuss Monday’s presentation.
Homework: Read book report book

Friday, November 7th, 2014

Week of November 10 to 14, 2014
Monday Objectives:
• Develop an understanding of theme
• Identify Characterization of Relationships
• Respond to content questions accurately
Classwork:
• Quiz on Chapters 1-3
• Review Chapter 4 events
• Respond to questions on the handout
Homework:
• Turn in papers from Chapter 3 and 4 along with your annotated Poem- due Wednesday
Wednesday Objectives:
• Comprehend text for meaning
• Write clear notes that convey understanding of author’s purpose.
Classwork:
• Turn in papers from Chapter 3 and 4 along with your annotated Poem
• Read Chapter/Section 5, pages 66-84
• Analyze prompt for Socratic Seminar tomorrow*
Homework:
• Complete classwork
Thursday Objectives:
• Develop an Assertion
• Support an Assertion statement with three levels of evidence
Classwork:
• Socratic Seminar
• Write an Assertion Statement
• Plan your support of that statement by developing a graphic organizer
Homework:
• Complete Graphic Organizer
Friday Objectives:
• Write a clear, concise response to a prompt.
• Show understanding of paragraph format.
Classwork:
• Write response
• Read article when done*- work on response*
Homework:
• Finish reading article and write response.

Thursday, November 6th, 2014

Week of Monday 11/3 – Friday 11/7,
Night by Elie Weisel
Monday Objectives:
• Identify examples of Foreshadowing
• Exhibit comprehension of Mood
• Relate ORQ “style” writing to any written response.
Classwork:
• Discuss foreshadowing and find examples in Chapt. Two of Night
• Review Mood- apply it to the examples of foreshadowing
• Review Graphic Organizer- for homework.
Homework:
• Complete Graphic Organizer
Tuesday Objectives:
• Observe ORQ style writing for the purpose of forming paragraphs.
• Comprehend imbedding quotes
Classwork:
• Using Graphic Organizer, write collaborative response to Mood prompt for Night
• Record Literary Terms for reference
Homework:
• Complete ORQ and Literary Terms
Wednesday Objectives:
• Recognize changes in human behavior through examples in literature
• Evaluate through inference
• Write a clear M – support with relevant text analysis
Classwork:
• Review paragraph format.
• Discuss and respond to handout questions # 1 and #2.
• Read Chapter 3 (first section was in the reading excerpt)
• Write a response for #3.
Homework:
• Complete classwork.
• Reread the Never Shall I Forget poem- annotate for clarification of ideas
Thursday Objectives:
• Analyze inference
• Communicate Ideas Clearly
• Respect opinions of others
Classwork:
• Socratic Seminar for Never Shall I Forget
• Complete response for #4
Homework:
• Complete response.
Friday Objectives:
• Analyze quotes using context.
• Comprehend characteristics of relationships
• Write developmental paragraphs that support a Main Idea
Classwork:
• Read Section 4 in Night, pages 47-65
• Answer questions using paragraph format for full responses- complete sentences for questions.
Homework:
• Complete Section 4 reading and responses.