June 4 2019

Tuesday 6/4/19 – Language Arts

Good Morning, Class!

Please come in quietly and take out:

  • “Monsters Are Due” teleplay
  • Chromebook

Per. 1 (8:15-9:05) – Language Arts

Image result for monsters are due on maple street

Learning Target copy

Learning Target: Students will be able to compare and contrast a story told in different media.

Open “Monsters Are Due on Maple Street” Screening doc on Classroom

  • Think
  • Discuss
  • Apply: Read this synopsis about the 2002 remake of Monsters.
    • What kind of changes do you notice?
    • Why do you think the writers/directors made those changes?

Per. 2 (9:08-9:56) – Language Arts
Related imageSTAR Test

Silent reading when finished


Per. 3 (10:01-10:49) – Creative Writing

Image result for script writing

Learning Target copy

Learning Target: Students will be able to turn agreed-upon ideas from their Beat Sheets into pages of script.

Complete the Scriptwriting Evaluation and Reflection (on Classroom)

Open Collaborative Screenplay Planning doc

  • Open Collaborative Screenwriting Draft document
    • All is Lost
    • Aha!
    • Final Push
    • Closing Scene (Resolution)
  • Finished with your script? Read Revision Frenzy for next steps and grade yourself with Rubric


  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
  2. Finish all assignments on Classroom and StudySync.

Posted June 4, 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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