Kelsey Paule

"Knowing what's right doesn't mean much unless you do what's right."
                          --Franklin Roosevelt



READING COUNTS DUE December 2

Week of November 28-December 2

Monday:

  • Library

  • Narrative: write a story about a time you learned a valuable lesson

  • Plot chart (show 3 pigs example)--due tomorrow

Tuesday:

  • Plot chart due!!

  • Prefixes packet (due Thursday, quiz Friday)

Wednesday:

  • Commas mini lesson

  • Hooks --add notes to notebook

  • Write hook for your story (task cards with groups)

Video about beginning/hooks:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M2H29fRVqf8

Thursday:

  • Roots packet due

  • Commas mini lesson 2

  • Hooks-classroom google collaborative (write 2 of your leads in the chart projected onto the screen)

  • Choose a hook for your story--share with group/write it as first paragraph for rough draft (in notebook)

Friday:

  • RC due!!

  • Roots quiz

  • Commas mini lesson 3

  • Write personal narrative rough draft

ADVANCED: Monday:

  • Library

  • chapter Quiz

  • Fig lang chart--ch 3 (one side only)

Tuesday

  • Read ch 5

  • Roots/prefix packet due Thursday

Wed:

  • Racial Segregation video (watch video and answer questions)

  • Start 6/handout for notes on this chapter

Thu:

  • Packet due

  • Read ch 6

Fri:

  • Prefix/roots quiz

  • Book discussion groups

  • mood/tone discusison


****************************************************************** Week of November 21-22

ADVANCED ELA: Monday:  

Moby Max

Read first half of chapter 3

Tuesday;

Moby Max

Finish chapter 3, assign chapter 4 for homework

Monday

  • Library, book talk

  • Pass back and Go over Fish Cheeks answers

  • Socrative/Fish Cheeks

  • Eeking out a Life due today (check answers, return for redo if needed)

  • Theme question??

  • Moby max

Tuesday

  • Print RC lists for book talks

  • Moby max certificates/read


******************************************** November 14-18

 

Monday

  • Library,

  • Eeking Out a Life (read silently, answer questions on Google classroom)

Tuesday--testing day

  • Finish Eeking Out a Life

  • mobymax

Wednesday-. -Awards assembly

  • Fish Cheeks--read/annotate (due tomorrow)

Thursday--testing day

  • MobyMax/Read

  • Work on late/missing work :(

Friday

  • Socrative quiz on Fish Cheeks

  • Redo eeking out a life RACE question

  • Moby Max--literature

ADVANCED ELA: Monday:

  • Library

  • Read p. 1-10 of Roll of Thunder

  • Discuss

Tuesday (testing day, shortened schedule)

  • Finish sharecropping webquest

Wednesday (awards assembly--no 3rd hour)

  • Finish ch 1

Thursday (testing--shortened schedule)

  • Moby max

Friday

  • Chapter 1 character match chart

  • Ch 2

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Week of November 7-11

ADVANCED ELA:

Week of November 7-11

Monday

  • 3 Skeleton key imagery activity

  • 3 skeleton key race question

  • library/check grades

Tuesday-no school

Wednesday

  • Eeking Out a Life

Thursday

  • Sharecropping webquest

Friday

  • Finish webquest

  • Read ch 1

Week of November 7-11

ELA: Monday

  • 3 Skeleton key imagery activity

  • 3 skeleton key race question

  • library/check grades

Tuesday-no school

Wednesday

  • Eeking Out a Life

Thursday

  • Sharecropping webquest

Friday

  • Finish webquest

  • Read ch 1

ELA: Monday:

  • Library day

  • Finish Three Skeleton Key/close reading

Tuesday:  no school

Wednesday:

  • Plot chart

  • Imagery chart

  • RACE question

Thursday:

  • Finish RACE question

  • MOBY Max--capitalization quiz tomorrow

Friday:

  • Capitalization quiz

  • Socrative of 3 Skeleton Key---space race

**************************************************** ELA: October 31-Nov 4

Monday

  • Library

  • Roots packet  (roots 2, due Thursday, Quiz Friday)

Tuesday

  • Capitalization pretest

  • Moby max when finished (5 badges)

  • Three Skeleton Key/close reading

Wednesday

  • Three Skeleton Key/close reading

Thursday

  • Collect Roots packet

  • Snap, Crackle, Pop

  • Three Skeleton Key/close reading

Friday

  • QUIZ (Roots/Affixes)

  • RC due

  • Three Skeleton Key

ADVANCED

October 31-Nov 4

Monday

  • Library

  • Moby max when finished (5 badges)

  • Three Skeleton Key/close reading

Tuesday

  • Three Skeleton Key/close reading

Wednesday

  • Three Skeleton Key/close reading

Thursday

  • Snap, Crackle, Pop

  • Three Skeleton Key/plot chart collaborative Google Classroom activity

Friday

  • RC due

  • Three Skeleton Key/Collaborative Imagery activity on Google Classroom

***************************************************************** OCT24-28

ELA: Monday

  • Reflection

  • Library visit

  • Read

Tuesday

  • Finish reflection

  • Moby Max

  • Read

Wednesday

  • Gather portfolio stuff!

  • READ

  • 5th Moby Max for half/Read for half

Thursday--no school

Friday--no school


ADVANCED: Monday

  • Reflection 1

  • Print essays/turn in with entry form (can also do this tomorrow)

  • Read

Tuesday

  • Finish reflection (if needed); do reflection 2 (from Cavato, short)

  • Final day to turn in essays

  • Moby max

  • Read

Wednesday/shortened class periods due to Career Day

  • Organize portfolios

  • Read

************************************************************************** Week of October 17-21

ADVANCED: Monday

  • Library/book talk from Ms. Stroups

  • Check grades

  • Work on rough draft

Tuesday

  • Roots packet (due Thursday, quiz Friday)

  • Work on rough draft/due Wednesday

Wednesday

  • Capitalization pretest

  • Working on rough draft

Thursday

  • Collect Roots 2 packet

  • Type/Type final copy/word counts/use thesaurus!!!

Friday

  • Roots/Affix Quiz (socrative)

  • Type/submit for editing remarks

ELA: Monday:

  • Library/book talk from Ms. Stroups

  • Moby max/check grades first

  • Story maps are due

  • Work on rough draft (5 :) tricks, but at least 4 different types)

Tuesday

  • Return papers

  • Work on rough

Wednesday

  • Dialogue tags mini-lesson

  • Add dialogue to rough draft.

  • Peer editing

Thursday

  • Context clues task cards 1-12

  • Type final copy

Friday

  • Type final copy (edit using grammarly, google translate)

  • Moby max

  • Read


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October 10-14

ELA: Monday:

  • Library

  • :) Face Tricks

Tuesday:

  • Smiley Face Tricks (discussion, practice, and notes)

Wednesday:

  • Smiley Face Tricks

Thursday:

  • Identify Smiley Face Tricks in reading passage (Seventh Grade by Gary Soto)

Friday:

  • Identify Smiley Face Tricks in reading passage

  • Story map on 7th Grade

ADVANCED:

Monday:

  • Library/check grades

  • JS article (The Long Fight Over Immigration)

  • Discussion questions on Google Classroom

Tuesday:

  • Discussion questions cont’d

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Wednesday

  • Discussion Questions

  • TED talk on "American Dream"

  • Take notes on video

Thursday

  • prewrite/graphic organizer on "The America I Believe In" writing prompt

Friday

  • work on essay













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October 3-7
ELA:

Monday:

  • Library

  • Finish stations

Tuesday:

  • Roots 1 packet (due Thursday/quiz Friday)

  • Stations due!

Wednesday:

  • Smiley Face Tricks (writing techniques) notes and discussion

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Thursday:

  • Roots 1 due

  • Snap, crackle, pop review game

  • Smiley Face Tricks notes and discussion

Friday:

  • Roots/Prefix Quiz

  • Smiley Face Tricks notes and discussion

ADVANCED ELA:

Monday:

  • visit library

  • stations

Tuesday

  • Stations

  • Roots packet (due Thursday, Quiz Friday)

Wednesday:

  • Watch 10 minute immigration video (Junior Scholastic)

  • While watching video, students must jot 1 thing they find surprising and 1 thing they’d like to know more about (post its)

Thursday:

  • Roots packet due

  • Read article/annotate

  • Discussion questions

  • Questions (socrative) over article

  • Article “I survived anyway”--one RACE question

Friday:

  • Quiz

  • Complete JS activity

**************************************** September 26-30

September 26-30 ADVANCED ELA:

Monday:

  • Library

  • Chromebook--check grades

  • Complete Secret Knowledge of Grown-Ups (Use smiley face tricks)

Tuesday:

  • Mobymax placement, lessons

  • Finish up Complete Secret Knowledge typing (due FRIDAY)

Wednesday:

  • Read Rikki-tikki-tavi

Thursday:

  • Finish  Rikki tikki

  • Rikki-Tikki-Tavi stations

Friday

  • RTT RC

  • Rikki-Tikki-Tavi stations


ELA

Monday:

  • Library/check grades

  • Read Rikki-tikki-tavi

Tuesday:

  • MobyMax

  • Rikki tikki tavi cont’d

Wednesday:

  • Prefix 3 Quiz

  • Finish Rikki tikk

  • Kahoot It

Thursday:

  • Rikki tikki stations

Friday:

  • Rikki tikki RC

  • Rikki tikki stations


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September 19-23
ELA

  • Monday:

    • Library/check grades

    • Annotate “Unto Others”

  • Tuesday:

    • Elements Test

    • Collect annotations for a grade after test

  • Wed:

    • Prefix 3--add to notes (due Friday), quiz next Wed

  • Thursday:

    • Mobymax (Language)

    • work on Prefix 3 (due tomorrow)

  • Friday:

    • READING COUNTS DUE

    • Prefix 3 due today

    • Mobymax--capitalizing titles

ADVANCED:

Sep 19-23

Monday:

  • Library/check grades

  • Annotate Unto Others,

Tuesday

  • Test, collect story annotations

Wednesday

  • Smiley Face Tricks

Thursday

  • Smiley face tricks

  • Annotate 7th grade for smiley tricks

Friday

  • MobyMax

  • RC due



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Sep 12-16

ADVANCED:

  • Monday:

    • Library

    • Prefixes 3, due Wednesday (quiz Friday)
  • Tuesday

  • Read “Seventh Grade” by Gary Soto,

  • Buddy read, Annotate all elements of fiction

  • Wednesday

    • Prefix 3 due today

    • Work on questions

  • Thursday

    • Finish questions, if needed

    • Passage for Test “Unto others” (Test Tuesday)

  • Friday:

    • Prefixes 3 quiz

    • Provide time for annotating “Unto Others”

ELA:

  • Monday:

    • Library

  • mood/tone notes notes, tone and mood wksht in groups

  • Tuesday

  • Read “Seventh Grade” by Gary Soto,

  • Buddy read, Annotate all elements of fiction

  • Wednesday

    • still annotating

  • Thursday

    • work on questions

  • Friday:

      • Finish questions, turn in

      • Passage for Test “Unto others”

      • Provide time for annotatin

       

***************************************** Sep 5-9

  • Monday: No School

  • Tue:

    • Elements of Fiction flip chart in notebook

    • Add character traits to notebook

Wed: Continue to add elements of Fiction notes

  • Add confict notes

  • Types of conflict wksht in groups

  • Theme notes

Thur: Continue elements notes

  • Setting notes, setting wksht in groups

   Fri:

  • Moby Max "Language" placement
  • RC due today!!


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Aug 29-Sep 2

  • Monday:

    • Aimsweb usernames/passwords

    • Prefixes Flocabulary

    • Prefix packet (quiz Friday)

    • Library day

  • Tuesday: Aimsweb

  • Wednesday: Aimsweb, work on/study prefixes

  • Thursday:

    • Add vocab chart to notebook and fill out

    • Turn in prefixes

    • Begin R.A.C.E. lesson

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  • Friday:

    • Prefix quiz

    • Finish up RACE lesson


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Week of August 22-26
Monday: Set up Interactive Student Notebooks, visit library, silent reading
Tuesday: Set up Google accounts, set up RC accounts, silent reading
Wednesday: Set up Google Accounts, Review rules/procedures
Thursday: Lexile testing
Friday: Rules and Procedures quiz

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First Week of School 
August 17-19

Wednesday: Intro to RMS
Thursday: Six Word Memoirs (due tomorrow)
Friday: Intro to Reading Counts, visit library to check out books for the weekend