May 5

Thursday 5/5/16 Language Arts

Per. 1 – Reading (8:15-9:42)

Take out:

  • AVT book

 

LT: I can use the academic word “involve” appropriately in sentences.

  • AVT Share: involve, p. 130-131

 

LT: I can keep track of details about historical events by listening carefully and taking quick notes.

  • Children’s March video and notetaking
  • Discussion

Homework: 

  1. Read 30 minutes (30+ pages) and log in agenda: Title, pages read, 2-sentence summary, parent signature.
May 4

Wednesday 5/4/16 Language Arts

Per. 2 – Reading (8:15-9:42)

Take out:

  • AVT book

 

LT: I can use the academic word “involve” appropriately in sentences.

  • AVT Teach: involve, p. 130

 

LT: I can make the best use of my time in class.

  • Finish Watsons book and movie Comparison Essay
  • Finish Math Placement Test
  • Lexia Strategies/ReadingPlus
  • Silent reading

 

Homework: 

  1. Read 30 minutes (30+ pages) and log in agenda: Title, pages read, 2-sentence summary, parent signature.
  2. Do AVT p. 130-131.
May 3

Tuesday 5/3/16 Language Arts

Per. 1 – Reading (10:16-11:15)

Take out:

  • AVT book
  • computer and headphones

 

LT: I can use the academic word “generalize” appropriately in sentences.

  • AVT Share: generalize, p. 128-129

 

LT: I can use online reading assessments to find out my strengths and needs as a reader.

 

Per. 2 – Writing (12:03-12:59)

LT: I can compare and contrast the difference between reading a story or watching the story in a video format, including the various perceptions that come with reading or watching.

  • Prompt: How do the decisions made by the author of the book (Christopher Paul Curtis) and the director of the film (Kenny Leon) affect the themes, main ideas, and overall impact on the reader?
  • Finish comparison essay and grade yourself on the Argument Writing Checklist.
  • Tip: Rework your introduction and conclusion after writing your body paragraphs.

Homework: 

  1. Read 30 minutes (30+ pages) and log in agenda: Title, pages read, 2-sentence summary, parent signature.
  2. Finish Watsons Comparison Essay, revise, edit, and proofread.
May 2

Monday 5/2/16 Language Arts

Per. 2 – Reading (10:16-11:15)

Take out:

  • AVT book
  • computer and headphones

 

LT: I can use the academic word “generalize” appropriately in sentences.

  • AVT Teach: generalize, p. 128

 

LT: I can use online reading assessments to find out my strengths and needs as a reader.

 

Per. 2 – Writing (12:03-12:59)

LT: I can compare and contrast the difference between reading a story or watching the story in a video format, including the various perceptions that come with reading or watching.

  • Prompt: How do the decisions made by the author of the book (Christopher Paul Curtis) and the director of the film (Kenny Leon) affect the themes, main ideas, and overall impact on the reader?
  • Use evidence from both the book and the film.
  • Turn your boxes-and-bullets outline into a comparison essay. (Find Argument Writing Checklist to help.)
  • Tip: Rework your introduction and conclusion after writing your body paragraphs.

Homework: 

  1. Read 30 minutes (30+ pages) and log in agenda: Title, pages read, 2-sentence summary, parent signature.
  2. Do AVT p. 128-129.
April 29

Friday 4/29/16 Math

Welcome to Math!

Take out:

  • scratch paper
  • pencil

 

 

7th Grade Math Placement Test

 

LT: I can apply everything I have learned in math this year on a summative test.

 

Homework:

  1. Take the weekend off, or if you really want to, look at Module 16, just in case any of it is on the SBAC next week!