September 15-19, 2014

Monday, September 15, 2014

5th Grade

Content: Writing narrative essay (A Time You Had Butterflies-using idioms), cultural traditions, using textual evidence, understanding the writing process, internal and external conflict, using sensory language

Assessments: Fish Cheeks test is Thursday and Unit 1 Vocabulary is on Friday. NWEA testing is on Wednesday (Reading)

Monday-ELA: complete Readers Response Notebook (Fish Cheeks-How would Robert describe the meal if the story were written in his point of view?), Use peer editing checklist to complete 2nd rough draft of narrative essay “A Time I Had Butterflies in My Stomach”

Tuesday-ELA: Use peer editing checklist to complete final draft of narrative essay “A Time I Had Butterflies in My Stomach” (due on Thursday, Sept. 18th presented in the following order: decorated cover page, final draft, rough draft #2, rough draft #1, and peer editing checklist); visualization illustration from Fish Cheeks

Wednesday-ELA: Use peer editing checklist to complete final draft of narrative essay “A Time I Had Butterflies in My Stomach” (due on Thursday, Sept. 18th presented in the following order: decorated cover page, final draft, rough draft #2, rough draft #1, and peer editing checklist)

SS: Take Two Teenagers: East and West (Reply to Fumiko and Danny. Write a blog about what you do on a typical day.

Thursday-ELA: final draft of narrative essay is due “A Time I Had Butterflies in My Stomach,” study for Unit 1 Vocabulary test

SS: Write a short article about extreme fashion in your country

Friday-Unit 1 Vocabulary Test. No homework! Have an eventful weekend!!

4th Grade

Content: Writing narrative essays with idioms, The Writing Process, Taking a Stand For a Cause (protests), using textual evidence, comprehension strategies

Assessments: Unit 1 Vocabulary test is on Friday and Pretty Pennies Picket test is on Wednesday. NWEA test is on Monday (Reading)

Monday-ELA- complete unit 1 Vocabulary words, complete idioms picture and meaning chart, and complete Beginning/Middle/End graphic organizer for narrative (A Time You Were in a Pickle)

Tuesday-ELA-Readers Response Notebook and complete first draft narrative  (A Time You Were in a Pickle)

SS-Complete KWL chart on Rosa Parks

Wednesday-ELA-complete second rough draft using peer editing checklist

Thursday-SS-comprehension questions on Rosa Parks. Your final draft (A Time You Were in a Pickle) is due Tuesday, Sept. 23

Friday-Unit 1 Vocabulary Test. No homework! Have an eventful weekend!!

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