Monday, Oct.31- Friday, November 4, 2016
Oct.31-Collect journals wk.8; Assembly in gym -No Class
Nov.1-work on suspense short story assignment
Nov.2- work on suspense short story assignment
Nov.3- work on suspense short story assignment- due Friday, Nov.4th
Nov.4-Reading Workshop - Wk.9
Monday, Oct.24 - Friday, Oct.28
Oct.24-Collect RW Journals Week 7; Read Apocryphal (ghost) stories and assign mini-portfolio
Oct.25-No class- Presentation on Healthy Relationships
Oct.26-Work on portfolio-apocryphal stories
Oct.27-Suspense short story creative writing assignment; collect portfolios
Oct.28- Reading Workshop-week 8
Monday, Oct.17-Friday, Oct.21
Oct.17-Collect Reading Workshops Week 6 - Burnt Toast portfolio -
Oct.18-mark parts 1 & 2 together portfolio- Assign close read of article "Middle School Kids..."
Oct.19-Collect close read of "Middle school kids..." - Begin short story #5 "Risk"
Oct.20-Work on portfolio for "Risk"
Oct.21-Reading workshop Week 6 - Figurative Language
Monday, Oct.10-Friday, Oct.14
Oct.11-Collect Reading Workshop Week 5- Read short story #4-"Burnt Toast"
Oct.12-Work on "Burnt Toast" portfolio
Oct.13-Burnt Toast portfolio
Oct.14-Reading Workshop -Week 6
Monday, Oct.3 - Friday, Oct.7 , 2016
Oct.3 - Go over questions & vocabulary for "Family Fun"; Begin short story "Burnt Toast
Oct.4 - Work on assignments for "Burnt Toast"
Oct.5- Reading Workshop - Week 5
Oct.6 & Oct. 7 - No classes - Professional Development Days
Monday, Sept.26-FRiday, Sept.30, 2016
Sept.26-Collect Journals - Continue working on assignment for "A Day in the year 2060"
Sept.27-Discuss questions & vocab "A Day in the Year..."
Sept. 28-Read "Family Fun" - assign vocab: sustain & interject - Questions #1-4 , page 104
Sept.29- Reading Workshop -Week 4
Sept. 30 - Relay
Monday, Sept.19-Friday, Sept.23, 2016
Sept.19 - Read short story #2 "The Caller" - Assign Vocabulary & questions
Sept.20-Finish work for "The Caller" - start #3 "Burnt Toast"
Sept.21- Questions & Vocabulary for "Burnt Toast"
Sept.22-Reading Workshop Week 3
Sept. 23- 1/2 day -finish reading workshop journals
Monday, Sept.12 - Friday, Sept.16, 2016
Sept.12- Close Reading - Info sheet - hand out poem "Wants" - read and make notes
Sept. 13- Continue with discussion of "Wants" - do a 1/2 page analysis
Sept.14 - Read Short Story #1 - :"The Test" Discuss assign questions & vocab
Sept. 15 - Go over questions & Vocabulary for "The Test" Discuss answer with class
Sept. 16- Reading Workshop - Week #2
Tuesday. September 6 - Friday, September 9, 2016
Sept.6 - Introduce curriculum , discuss course outline & expectations
Sept.7 - All About Me Poster/Poem assignment
Sept.8 - Finish All About Me - due at end of class
Sept.9 Reading Workshop Week 1 - Journal Prompts