Friday, November 30, 2018

Finish up Literature Circles

Objectives: Students will complete literature circle packets so that can engage in small group discussion to prepare for a larger class discussion of chapter 6 in Animal Farm.

1. Begin literature circle small group discussions.
   note: Take brief notes of what your group members have to share!

2. Share any ideas or questions you have from chapter 6.

3. Begin a close reading of chapter 7.

HW: Read your outside readings books.  Have a great weekend! 

Thursday, November 29, 2018

Literacy Circles!

Objective: Students will read individually but work collaboratively to complete the different literacy role tasks for chapter 6 of Animal Farm.

1. Take out Animal Farm booklet.

2. Form groups of 5 for the literature circles and assign roles.

3. Discuss chapter 5 of Animal Farm using literacy circle.

4. Individually read chapter 6 and work on assigned task as you read.

5. Discuss with your literacy groups what you found.

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Objective:  The students will work through Chapter 5 of AF.

1.  Pulled Quote Quiz Chapter 4.

2.  Close Read Chapter 5.  And complete character and historical connection packet.

Outside Book

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Let's Get This Book Read!

Objective:  The students will close read Chapter 4 of Animal Farm.

1.  WP # _____

2.  Close Reading of Chapter 4 and complete character/history packet as you go.

Outside Book

Monday, November 26, 2018

Welcome Back. That was a nice break!

Objective:  The students will review Animal Farm chapters 1-3.

1.  Get your graded book reports.  I have the projects graded too.  I need the scores for them.

2.  Animal Farm Review Handout.

Outside Reading:  It's getting close....  How are you doing??

 650 points!!!!  Due Dec. 11.

Close Reading:  Highlights and annotations, character page, and three chapter end notes.
Oral Question:  You have 3 chances.  If you don't know them all, ZERO out of 650.
250 points for pages.
200 points for book report.

Friday, November 16, 2018

Time for a Break

Objective:  The students will complete close reading of Chapter 3 of Animal Farm.

1.  Close Read Animal Farm Chapter 3

Over Break:  Outside Book.  You would be smart to get into the novel.  Don't wait til the last minute!

Thursday, November 15, 2018

One day til break!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Objective:  The students will write a great paragraph with PROPER integrated quotes.

1.  Animal Farm Quiz Chapters 1-2

2.  Examples of good and mostly BAD quotes from book reports.

3.  Integrated Quotes Writing Practce

4.  Close Read Chapter 3 of Animal Farm.  We will finish this tomorrow.  If you are not going to be here tomorrow, make sure you have it finished by the time we return from Thanksgiving Break.

Homework:  Outside Book Reading

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Animal Farm Day 2

Objective:  The students will complete analysis of Chapter 2.

1.  WP 27

2.  Close Read Chapter 2.  Complete character analysis while reading.

Homework:  Outside Reading

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

We begin Animal Farm today.

Objective: Students will be able to identify the connection between historical content to the novel content.

1. Pass out Animal Farm Books

2. Begin and complete Chapter 1 of Animal Farm.
                   Fill out Animal Farm Packets as you read.

Note: There will be quiz on Chapter 1 tomorrow.

Friday, November 09, 2018

Last Day of Presentations

Objective: Students will complete presenting Animal Farm slides.

1. Animal Farm Presentations

HW: Choose your outside reading book by Tuesday! For those of you that have...get started.

Thursday, November 08, 2018

Animal Farm Presentations

Objective:  The students will present important historical information about Russia and Communism.

Get your folder/binder.  Find your district writing test.

1.  Scan Sheets for District Scanning.  When called, come forward and bubble in your score.

2.  WP Test (100 points). 

3.  Presentations 1-6

Homework:  Outside Reading

Wednesday, November 07, 2018

Finish Animal Farm Slides

Objective: Students will complete their presentations in preparation for tomorrow.

1. Turn in Satire Packets!

2. WP #26

3. Complete your Google slides for will be presenting.

Note: You all should be reading your outside books starting now!

650 points!!!!  Due Dec. 11.

Close Reading:  Highlights and annotations, character page, and three chapter end notes.
Oral Question:  You have 3 chances.  If you don't know them all, ZERO out of 650.
250 points for pages.
200 points for book report.

You can not turn it in late.  It will ruin your grade if you don't do it or cheat.

Tuesday, November 06, 2018

Next Unit

Objective:  The students will begin research to present topics in their first oral presentation.

1.  Turn in book report on Monte Cristo.

2.  WP

3.  Research Presentation Discussion and Work

Homework: Turn in Satire Packets tomorrow! 

Monday, November 05, 2018

Projects Due

Objective:  The students will complete the movie and the nook report.

1.  Turn in CD case to box.

2.  Movie

3.  Book Report Due tomorrow

Friday, November 02, 2018

Happy Friday Kids!

Objective:  Let's relax and enjoy the movie.  Some of us have worked very hard during the Monte Cristo Unit

Period 3:  Must do this Gallop Survey:

1.  Monte Cristo Tests Graded:  I really like this test.  I think it shows how you read.  If you read less than 70% of the book, that's probably the grade that you earned.

2.  District Writing Tests:  Here how scores translated into points:
     1= 0-49 points
     2= 50-59
     3= 60-69
     4= 70-85
     5= 80-95
     6= 95-100 (mostly 100)

3.  Projects Due Monday:  share your link to (not rusdlearns!!)

Put all you members names in the email and add the link.

Thursday, November 01, 2018

Introduction to Satire!

Objective: Students will be able to identify a satire, what it means and what techniques are used to create it.

1. Satire Notes

2. Analyze Satire "Dirty Laundry" and "Short People" worksheets.

Homework: Monte Cristo Book Report and Part 3 of Satire worksheet