Learning in Yale 24

6th Grade Language Arts and Math

Learning in Yale 24

Friday 4/18/14 Language Arts

Good Morning, Class!

Per. 1 – Celebration

We made it through testing party!

Per. 2 – Writing
Share some of the poems you wrote this week.
  • What tools have you been using to communicate your ideas more clearly, effectively, vividly?

Today’s HW:

1. Read 30 pages in a book of your choice and log in agenda: title, pages read, summary, and parent’s signature. (2 days)

2. Be ready for LAWKI Final Test on Monday!

 

Per. 3 – Intervention

Word Choice in Poetry

Thursday 4/17/14 Language Arts

Good Morning, Mathematicians!

Per. 1 – SBAC Testing

Assess:
Today you will take the Math Performance Task part of the SBAC.
  • When finished, read “John Henry” Lit. p. 404-408 and do questions on p. 409 in your spiral.
Per. 3 – Intervention

Today’s HW:

1. Read 30 pages in a book of your choice and log in agenda: title, pages read, summary, and parent’s signature.

2. Have one finished poem (that you wrote) that you would like to share with the class tomorrow.

After Lunch:

Stories Behind Dr. Seuss Stories

  • The Cat in the Hat

Wednesday 4/16/14 Language Arts

Good Morning, Critical Thinkers!

Per. 2 – Reading Workshop

Take out:

1. Agenda, open to last week’s reading

2. Language Arts spiral

3. LAWKI  book

Warm Up:
Reading:
Life As We Knew It Discussion
  • Questions?
  • What stood out to you?
  • Themes? What lessons about life did Miranda learn? What do you think the author was hoping you would learn?
Writing:

Today’s HW:

1. Read 30 pages in a book of your choice and log in agenda: title, pages read, summary, and parent’s signature.

2. Have one finished poem (that you wrote) that you would like to share with the class on Friday.

Afternoon:

Stories Behind Dr. Seuss Stories

  • Horton Hears a Who
  • Yertle the Turtle
  • Sneetches

Thursday 4/10/14 Language Arts

Good Morning, Readers!

Per. 1 – Writing Workshop

Take out:

1. Agenda, open to last night’s reading

2. Language Arts spiral

Prepare:
We will begin taking the SBAC test next Monday. The schedule for the week is:
Mon. – Math Test (8:15-10:30)
Tues. – ELA Test (8:15-9:36) and (11:50-1:00)
Weds. – Lesson to prepare for Math Performance Task
Thurs. – Math Performance Task (8:15-10:30)
Fri. – no testing for us, but other classes are testing
  • You will be expected to arrive at school on time each morning ready to start the test.
  • No one will be leaving the room to go to the bathroom, so make sure you go before coming to class.
  • You will need to have a book ready to read after finishing the test each day. No one will be allowed to get out of their seat to get a book.
  • Cellphones and other electronic devices must be kept in backpacks. If they are found on your person (pocket, etc.) they will be taken and kept until Friday.
  • The level headphones are set to during initial set up cannot be changed during the test, so make sure you set them to a level that is not too loud or so quiet you can’t hear the sample sound.
  • Teachers cannot help with ANY questions about the test.  For example, I cannot tell you to…

Writing:

Today’s HW:

1. Read 30 pages in a book of your choice and log in agenda: title, pages read, summary, and parent’s signature.

2. Write 5 good questions for LAWKI p. 279-308 and be ready to share what you thought were the main events tomorrow.

 

Per. 3 – Intervention

Read Aloud: Keep Going

Weds/Thurs 4/9-4/10 Math

Good Afternoon, Mathematicians!

Take Out:

  • pencil
  • math spiral
  • homework/agenda

 

Warm Up:

 

Lesson:

11.3 Using Equations to Solve Problems, HRW p. 316, 318

 

Today’s HW:

Do 11.3 Independent Practice p. 319-320. (Skip 18-19.)