May 14 2019

Tuesday 5/14/19 – Language Arts

Good Morning, Class!

Please come in quietly and take out:

  • Chromebook

Per. 3 (10:03-11:41)
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Learning Target copy

Learning Target: Students will be able to brainstorm and agree on the parts of their collaborative script.

Open Collaborative Screenplay Planning doc

  • Plan:
    • RISING ACTION: 4. Into the Wide Unknown
    • 5. Having Fun
    • 6. Midpoint

Watch Digital Storytelling videos, offer feedback

Per. 1 (12:30-2:08)

Open The Monsters Are Due on Maple Street – Act I, Part 1 on Classroom

  • Read Part 1 aloud (p.3 – bottom of p. 6)
  • Close Read Questions

Continue working on Group Fable Poster:

  • Select the fable you feel is most relevant to middle school students today and explain why.
  • Create a poster that illustrates three reasons, examples, and/or elaboration and be ready to present to the class.


  1. Read 30+ pages and log on Biblionasium:
    1. Book title
    2. Page #s you read (p. ____ to p. ____)
    3. Big Thing that Happened (1-2 sentences: Who? What? When? Where?) + 1 question, prediction, inference, connection, visualization, or new word and how you guessed its meaning


Advisory (2:12-3:00)

  • Bengal News
  • Prepare Scavenger Hunt for Open House by adding links (be sure links are set to “anyone can view”)

Posted May 14, 2019 by missnichols in category Language Arts, Miss Nichols' posts

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I am a teacher of 6th grade honors language arts and math at Jane Addams Middle School in Lawndale, CA.

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