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Homework due today!  "Rosie the Riveter" newsela article analysis

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EQ:  How well have I mastered the reading skills covered in 5th grade?
* Students will complete a Nearpod task which is based on TNReady-styled questions.  
* Students will write their answers on their task answer sheet.
* We will "check & correct."

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EQ:  How well can I analyze our novel by reading skills?
* Students will take their Mid-Unit Assessment on our novel The Templeton Twins Have An Idea.  
*  Then, students will complete their book club lesson which is:  Guidebooks, Unit 4, Lesson 19.  

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HOMEWORK due today!
"Holocaust survivors stories brought to life in student artwork" newsela article analysis

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EQ:  How can I show improvement in reading on my benchmark testing?  How do I write an effective summary of a chapter?
* Students will complete their AIMSWEB benchmark testing.
* When students finish benchmark testing, they will read chapter 8 in our novel (pages 98-110).
* Students will write a summary of this chapter on an index card.  

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EQ:  How do I create a rigorous quiz from my assigned text?
* Students will read chapters 6 & 7 (pages 70-96).
* Students will create a quiz for this assigned reading using the 2-4-6-8 elaborate questioning rubric
* If time allows, students will exchange quizzes and take that quiz to check understanding.
 

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EQ:  How do I effectively fulfill my role in my book club?
* Students will switch their book club roles.
* Students will pace themselves on their new roles through reading chapters 4 and 5.  (Chapter 4 will be modeled by teacher.  Chapter 5 will be independent work.)

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EQ:  How do I plan and write an effective informative/explanatory essay on my assigned planets?
* Students will reread their assigned text & adjust their notes.
* Students will outline their paper with text evidence.
* Students will draft out their essay.

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HOMEWORK!

HOMEWORK due today! 
 
"Instagram is a new way to share the stories of Holocaust survivors" newsela article analysis

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EQ:  How well do I understand how to use the ELA skills that are tested through TNReady?
 
TNReady Review Easter Egg Hunt:
* Students will analyze 3 different texts with a focus of grammar, nonfiction & fiction.
*  They will read the text.  Then, hunt the Easter eggs with questions.  
*  Once each text is covered, the next text will be read and then those eggs (with questions inside the egg)  will be ready to be hunted.
*  Students will write their answers on an answer sheet.
 
After the egg hunt is over, students will go back inside, & we will "check & correct."
 

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EQ:  How do I determine the main idea and key details from a text?
 
Guidebooks, Unit 4, lesson 14

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EQ: How do I analyze text to figure out unknown vocabulary?  How do I create an effective summary consisting of the main ideas of a chapter of text?    
 
Guidebooks, Unit 4, Lesson 13

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EQ:   How well can I analyze text for grammatical errors?
* Students will complete the daily questions for each day of the week as a warm-up activity.
 
EQ:  How well can I analyze 2 articles on a similar topic?
 
* Students will complete a Nearpod on "The Solar System" where they analyze 2 texts by vocabulary & reading comprehension skills.  This is a lesson to give students background knowledge for the next text we start on Tuesday.
 
CODE:  KRMV8

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HOMEWORK!

Homework due today!
"The Road to Pearl Harbor" newsela article analysis

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EQ:  How well have I mastered this week's skills?
* Students will take an Edulastic quiz on the skills of vocabulary, main idea and character development.
 
EQ:  How do I determine main idea and key details from an informational text?
Guidebooks, Unit 4, lesson 10
 
Focus skills:  main idea, key details

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EQ:  How do I analyze text for grammatical errors?
* Students will complete a daily warm-up question that is TNReady-styled on grammar skill.
 
EQ:  How do I compare and contrast ideas across texts?
Guidebooks, Unit 4, lesson 9
 
Focus skills:  compare/contrast with 2 texts

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EQ:  How do I analyze text for grammatical errors?
* Students will complete a daily warm-up question that is TNReady-styled on grammar skill.
 
EQ:  How do I summarize an informational text effectively?
Guidebooks, Unit 4, lesson 8
 
Focus skills:  main idea, summarizing

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EQ:  How do I analyze text for grammatical errors?
* Students will complete a daily warm-up question that is TNReady-styled on grammar skill.
 
EQ:  How do I compare & contrast characters from 2 different texts?
Guidebooks, Unit 4, lesson 7
 
Focus skills:  compare/contrast characters

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EQ:  How do I analyze text for grammatical errors?
* Students will complete a daily warm-up question that is TNReady-styled on grammar skill.
 
EQ:  How do I fulfill my role in my book club?
Guidebooks, Unit 4, lesson 6
 
Focus skills:  vocabulary, character, plot, theme (through book club tasks for the day)

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"An Evaluation of the New Deal" newsela article analysis is due TODAY!

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EQ:  How well have I mastered this week's skills?
* Students will take an online Edulastic quiz over the skills of inferencing, vocabulary and main idea
 
EQ:  How do I write an explanatory paragraph using quoted text evidence?
Guidebooks, Unit 4, lesson 5

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EQ:  How do I analyze text for grammatical errors?
*  Daily grammar question in powerpoint
 
EQ:  How do I analyze sections of a text to determine the main idea of the entire text?  
Guidebooks, Unit 4, lesson 4

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EQ:  How do I analyze text for grammatical errors?
*  Daily grammar question in powerpoint
 
EQ:  How do I find the main idea of a text?  How do I use context clues to figure out unknown words?
Guidebooks, Unit 4, lesson 3

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EQ:  How do I analyze text for grammatical errors?
*  Daily grammar question in powerpoint
 
 
EQ:  How do I determine the meaning of unknown words?  How do I describe characters effectively?
Guidebooks, Unit 4, lesson 2

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EQ:  How do I analyze text for grammatical errors?
*  Daily grammar question in powerpoint
 
EQ:  What is an inference?  How do we make effective inferences?
Guidebooks, Unit 4, lesson 1
 
 

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EQ:  How well have I mastered the informational text standards for 5th grade?
* Students will complete 16 nonfiction task cards via Nearpod
* Nearpod Code is:  L2A63
* Students will write their answers on their answer sheet.  After they complete their assigned cards, they will take their answer sheet to their teacher for grading.  Then, those that he or she misses can be corrected one time for an improved grade.  

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EQ:  How well have I mastered the literature standards for 5th grade?
* Students will complete EVEN numbered fiction task cards via Nearpod (16 cards)
* Nearpod Code is: Q82CL
* Students will write their answers on their answer sheet.  After they finish their assigned cards, they will take their answer sheet to their teacher for grading.  Then, those that he or she misses can be corrected one time for an improved grade.  

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EQ:  How well have I mastered the ELA skills covered thus far this school year?
* Students will take PART 2  of their 3rd 9 weeks common assessment.  

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EQ:  How well have I mastered the ELA skills covered thus far this school year?
* Students will take PART 1 of their 3rd 9 weeks common assessment.  

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EQ:  How well can I analyze sentences for grammatical errors?
* Daily grammar sentences on Promethean Board
 
EQ:  How well have I mastered the literature standards for 5th grade?
* Students will complete ODD numbered fiction task cards via Nearpod (16 cards)
* Nearpod Code is: Q82CL
* Students will write their answers on their answer sheet.  After they finish their assigned cards, they will take their answer sheet to their teacher for grading.  Then, those that he or she misses can be corrected one time for an improved grade.  

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HOMEWORK!

HOMEWORK due today!
"Radio Fever and the Start of a U.S. Consumer Economy in the 1920's" article analysis

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NOTE:  A substitute teacher will be in class today due to Mrs. McNabb being out.  This will be a skill review day.  
 
EQ: How well can I apply reading skills to a variety of text in a Scholastic Storyworks magazine?
 
*  Students will read and complete the following review activities:
1.  "Night at the Grizzlies" nonfiction text with multiple choice quiz
2.  "The Mystery of the Cactus Arm" fiction text with multiple choice quiz
3.  "The Rise of Roblox & "A Sweet Treat in a Tough Time" paired text with multiple choice quiz
4.  "Let Us Vote" drama text with multiple choice quiz
 
* The link to the site where the articles are found is:
 
Your child can log in as a student with the password mcnabb class.
 

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EQ:  How do I analyze sentences for grammar errors?
* Promethean Board Question of the day
 
EQ:  How well can I read, understand, and express understanding of a new chapter of the text?
Guidebooks, Unit 3, lesson 43 (Cold Read Task, Part II)

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EQ:  How do I analyze sentences for grammar errors?
* Promethean Board Question of the day
 
EQ:  How well can I read, understand, and express understanding of a new chapter of the text?
Guidebooks, Unit 3, lesson 42 (Cold Read Task, Part I)

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EQ:  How do I analyze sentences within text that contain grammar errors?
* Promethean Board Daily questions
 
EQ:  How do I write a narrative from the point of view of a new narrator?
Guidebooks, Unit 3, lesson 32
(Culminating Writing Task - Day 3)

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EQ:  How do I analyze sentences within text that contain grammar errors?
* Promethean Board Daily questions
 
EQ:  How do I write a narrative from the point of view of a new narrator?
Guidebooks, Unit 3, lesson 31
(Culminating Writing Task - Day 2)

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EQ:  How do I analyze sentences within text that contain grammar errors?
* Promethean Board Daily questions
 
EQ:  How do I write a narrative from the point of view of a new narrator?
Guidebooks, Unit 3, lesson 30
(Culminating Writing Task - Day 1)

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EQ:  How do I analyze sentences within text that contain grammar errors?
* Promethean Board Daily questions
 
EQ:  How do the final chapters of our novel contribute to the themes?
Guidebooks, Unit 3, lesson 29
* Students will finish our novel today & take the AR test (counts as a comprehension test grade in Skyward).

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HOMEWORK!

Homework due today!
"Some presidents' illnesses kept secret" newsela article analysis

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EQ:  How do I analyze text for vocabulary and make effective inferences?
* Daily reading - survival stories (day 5)
 
EQ:  How do I use context clues to help uncover the meanings of unknown words?
Guidebooks, Unit 3, lesson 28
 

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EQ:  How do I analyze text for vocabulary and make effective inferences?
* Daily reading - survival stories (day 4)
 
EQ:  How do I compare 2 stories on their approaches to similar themes?
Guidebooks, Unit 3, lesson 27
 

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EQ:  How do I analyze text for vocabulary and make effective inferences?
* Daily reading - survival stories (day 3)
 
EQ:  How do I analyze the challenges a character faces and use evidence to support a theme?  
Guidebooks, Unit 3, lesson 26
 

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EQ:  How do I analyze text for vocabulary and make effective inferences?
* Daily reading - survival stories (day 2)
 
EQ:  How can a text have multiple themes and be supported with text evidence?  
Guidebooks, Unit 3, lesson 25
 

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EQ:  How do I analyze text for vocabulary and make effective inferences?
* Daily reading - survival stories (day 1)
 
EQ:  How do I analyze character interactions to help uncover a theme?
Guidebooks, Unit 3, lesson 24
 

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EQ:  How do I analyze a poem effectively?
* Students will take a quiz today via Edulastic where they analyze a poem.  
 
EQ:  How do I analyze "good and evil" in today's text and support my analysis with text evidence?  
*  Guidebooks, Unit 3, Lesson 23

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HOMEWORK!

Homework due today!  
"The Poppy Lady" commonlit.org article analysis

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EQ:  How do I analyze a poem effectively?
* Students will complete question #s 9-10 on the poem "The Roll of a Dice."
 
EQ:  How do characters change and learn in our text?  
*  Guidebooks, Unit 3, Lesson 22

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EQ:  How do I analyze a poem effectively?
* Students will complete question #s 7--8 on the poem "The Roll of a Dice."
 
EQ:  How does an author use different chapters to focus on different characters & develop a theme?  
*  Guidebooks, Unit 3, Lesson 21

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EQ:  How do I analyze a poem effectively?
* Students will complete question #s 1-6 on the poem "The Roll of a Dice."
 
EQ:  How do I find effective text evidence to use in support of my statements?
*  Guidebooks, Unit 3, Lessons 19 & 20

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HOMEWORK!

Homework due today!
"Reform Movements" newsela article analysis

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EQ:  How do I analyze a text for the central idea and make effective inferences?
* Daily Reading:  Central ideas & inferences daily warm-up (day 5)
 
EQ:  How well did I do on the chapter 7 practice cold read task?
 
Stations:
1- correct practice cold read task with blue pens
2 - "Theme" Nearpod
3 - IXL assigned lessons
 
After stations are completed, teacher lead a "check & correct" review with students where they review the practice cold read question #s1-7.

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EQ:  How do I analyze a text for the central idea and make effective inferences?
* Daily Reading:  Central ideas & inferences daily warm-up (day 4)
 
EQ:  How well can I analyze chapter 7 through a practice cold read task?
*  Guidebooks, Unit 3, lesson 18
   - Students will complete the writing question # 8 only today.

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EQ:  How do I analyze a text for the central idea and make effective inferences?
* Daily Reading:  Central ideas & inferences daily warm-up (day 3)
 
EQ:  How well can I analyze chapter 7 through a practice cold read task?
*  Guidebooks, Unit 3, lesson 17
   - Students will read chapter 7 in our novel.
   - Students will complete question #s 1-7 only today.
 

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EQ:  How do I analyze a text for the central idea and make effective inferences?
* Daily Reading:  Central ideas & inferences daily warm-up (day 2)
 
EQ:  How does a narrator's point of view influence how events are described?
Guidebooks, Unit 3, lesson 16

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EQ:  How do I analyze a text for the central idea and make effective inferences?
* Daily Reading:  Central Ideas & Inferences Warm-Up (Day 1)
 
EQ:  How do I compare and contrast fantasy texts on their approaches to theme and topics?
*  Guidebooks, Unit 3, lesson 15

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EQ:  How do I analyze text by vocabulary and a variety of reading skills?
* Daily Reading Passages (Week 2) Day 5 exercises
 
EQ:  How do I examine a symbol in text for its actual meaning?  
Guidebooks, Unit 3, lesson 14

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HOMEWORK!

HOMEWORK due today!
"Immigration to the US" newsela article analysis

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EQ:  How do I analyze text by vocabulary and a variety of reading skills?
* Daily Reading Passages (Week 2) Day 4 exercises
 
EQ:  How do I examine a symbol in text for its actual meaning?  
Guidebooks, Unit 3, lesson 13

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EQ:  How do I analyze text by vocabulary and a variety of reading skills?
* Daily Reading Passages (Week 2) Day 3 exercises
 
EQ:  How do I compare & contrast characters responding to challenges?  
Guidebooks, Unit 3, lesson 12

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EQ:  How do I analyze text by vocabulary and a variety of reading skills?
* Daily Reading Passages (Week 2) Days 1 & 2 exercises
 
EQ:  How do I analyze characters and support my answers through text evidence?
Guidebooks, Unit 3, lesson 11

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HOMEWORK!

Homework due today!
 
"Yellow journalism" article analysis

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EQ:  How do I analyze text by vocabulary & a variety of reading skills?
* Students will complete Day 4 of the "Daily Reading Passages - Week 1" questions that are displayed on the Promethean Board.
 
EQ: How do I analyze the character, Edmund, by his thoughts & feelings and use text evidence as support?
*  Guidebooks, Unit 3, lesson 10

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EQ:  How do I analyze text by vocabulary & a variety of reading skills?
* Students will complete Day 3 of the "Daily Reading Passages - Week 1" questions that are displayed on the Promethean Board.
 
EQ: How do I analyze a poem for the THEME and TRAITS of the main characters?
*  Guidebooks, Unit 3, lesson 9

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EQ:  How do I analyze text by vocabulary & a variety of reading skills?
* Students will complete Day 2 of the "Daily Reading Passages - Week 1" questions that are displayed on the Promethean Board.
 
EQ: How do I analyze a poem effectively?
*  Guidebooks, Unit 3, lesson 8
 

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EQ:  How do I analyze text by vocabulary & a variety of reading skills?
* Students will complete Day 1 of the "Daily Reading Passages - Week 1" questions that are displayed on the Promethean Board.
 
EQ:  How do we learn lessons from characters in a text?
Guidebooks, Unit 3, lesson 7

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EQ:  How do I analyze a sentence effectively?
* white board question of the day (question pulled from semester test)
 
EQ:  How does the narrator reveal a specific character's thoughts & feelings?
*  Guidebooks, Unit 3, lesson 6
 

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HOMEWORK!

Homework due today!
 
"Gilded Age Corruption Ran Wild in Major Cities" newsela article analysis

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EQ:  How do I analyze a sentence effectively?
* white board question of the day (question pulled from semester test)
 
EQ:  How do I compare and contrast fantastical texts effectively?
*  Guidebooks, Unit 3, lesson 5

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EQ:  How do I analyze a sentence effectively?
* white board question of the day (question pulled from semester test)
 
EQ:  How do I compare and contrast characters from two different texts effectively?
*  Guidebooks, Unit 3, lessons 3 & 4

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EQ:  How do I analyze a sentence effectively?
* white board question of the day (question pulled from semester test)
 
EQ:  How do I analyze characters effectively?  How do I summarize a chapter effectively?
*  Guidebooks, Unit 3, lesson 2

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EQ:  How do I analyze a sentence effectively?
* white board question of the day (question pulled from semester test)
 
EQ:  How do I determine meanings of unknown words through semantic mapping?  How do I summarize a chapter effectively?
*  Guidebooks, Unit 3, lesson 1
   - vocabulary semantic mapping activity
   - chapter summarizing activity
 

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EQ:  How do I create an acrostic poem?
* Students will create an acrostic poem on "Christmas."
 
EQ:  How do countries around the world celebrate the Christmas holiday?
* Students will complete the "Christmas Around the World" webquest today.

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EQ:  How well have i mastered the reading skills covered this semester?
* Students will take Part 2 of their semester test.  (question #s 18-27)
* When finished, students will finish their IXL lessons O.1-O.4.
* Students will also go over their Monday's packet with Mrs. McNabb.

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EQ:  How well have I mastered the reading skills covered this semester?
* Students will take Part 1 of their semester test (question #s 1-17)
* When finished, students will finish their Monday packets & then do IXL lessons O.1-O.4 (80% or above proficiency level).

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EQ:  How do I analyze text for grammatical errors?
* "Christmas" every-day edit start-up
 
EQ:  How well can I analyze nonfiction and fiction text through text dependent questions?
Scholastic Storyworks text analysis packet

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HOMEWORK!

HOMEWORK due today!
"How to Plan a Big Project" newsela article analysis

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EQ:  How well can I analyze text for grammar errors?
* Promethean Board questions
 
EQ:  How do I create a poster on my project that encourages others to support it?
Guidebooks, Unit 2, Extension Task (Day Two)
- Students will create a visual where they will promote their assigned project to the class.
- Student groups will present their project to the class at the end of the reading block.
- The class will vote on the project that is best represented and presented.
 

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EQ:  How well can I analyze text for grammar errors?
* Promethean Board questions
 
EQ: How do I research a service learning or volunteer opportunity effectively?  
- Guidebooks, Unit 2, Extension Task (Day One)
- Students will be assigned a project to research.
- Students will research their assigned project per the links provided.
- Students will work with their table groups to complete their research page.

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EQ:  How well can I analyze text for grammar errors?
* Promethean Board questions
 
EQ:  How do I analyze informational text through text dependent questioning?
Guidebooks, Unit 2 "Cold Read Task" (DAY 3)
- Students will receive their graded task back.
- Students will reread the text and correct their answers.
- Teacher will re-grade and discuss task as a class.  

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EQ:  How well can I analyze text for grammar errors?
* Promethean Board questions
 
EQ:  How do I analyze informational text through text dependent questioning?
Guidebooks, Unit 2 "Cold Read Task" (DAY 2)
- Students will read the text and complete questions 6-10.
 
NOTE:  See Monday (12/7/2020) assignment to access the cold read task text, questions and answer sheet.  
 
For questions 9-10 require a video to be watched. 
 
Click on this video link:  

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EQ:  How well can I analyze text for grammar errors?
* Promethean Board questions
 
EQ:  How do I analyze informational text through text dependent questioning?
Guidebooks, Unit 2 "Cold Read Task" (DAY 1)
- Students will read the text and complete questions 1-5.

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HOMEWORK!

Homework due today!
"A Kurdish Family in America" commonlit.org article analysis

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EQ:  How do I punctuate titles within text?
* Forms QUIZ via TEAMS
 
EQ:  What two ideas does the "sky" symbolize to the immigrants?
*  Guidebooks, Unit 2, lesson 32
   - Finish drafting essay
   - peer review and editing
 

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EQ:  How do I punctuate titles within text?
* Promethean Board Questions
 
EQ:  What two ideas does the "sky" symbolize to the immigrants?
*  Guidebooks, Unit 2, lesson 31
    - Finish graphic organizer
    - Draft essay
 

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EQ:  How do I punctuate titles within text?
* Promethean Board Questions
 
EQ:  What two ideas does the "sky" symbolize to the immigrants?  
*  Guidebooks, Unit 2, lesson 30
     - Students will begin their culminating writing task by completing a brainstorming activity with their teacher using chart paper.
     - Students will begin their graphic organizer.  

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EQ:  How do I punctuate titles within text?
* Promethean Board Questions
 
EQ:  How do I write an effective opinion essay?
*  Guidebooks, Unit 2, lesson 29
     - Students will draft their essay today from their graphic organizer completed on Monday.
     - If time allows, we will do peer editing as well.

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EQ:  How do I punctuate titles within text?
* Promethean Board Questions
 
EQ:  How do I plan an opinion essay?
Guidebooks, Unit 2, lesson 28
     - mini-lesson on opinion writing
     - planning using graphic organizer

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EQ:  How do I examine text for grammar errors?
* "Thanksgiving" everyday edit
 
EQ:  How do I examine an immigrant's experience and decision to move to America through a text analysis?
Guidebooks, Unit 2, lesson 27

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HOMEWORK!

Homework due today!
 
"Peaches" poem analysis from commonlit.org
 

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EQ:  How do I punctuate titles of works within text?
* Promethean Board questions
 
EQ:  How do I summarize a poem?
* Guidebooks, Unit 2, Lesson 26
   - index card summaries activity

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EQ:  How do I punctuate titles of works within text?
* Promethean Board questions
 
EQ:  How do I summarize the chapter and make connections that support the title?
* Guidebooks, Unit 2, Lesson 25
 

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EQ:  How do I punctuate titles of works within text?
* Promethean Board questions
 
EQ:  How do I compare and contrast images, tone, and point of view of two texts?
* Guidebooks, Unit 2, Lesson 24
   - Interactive Read Aloud Activity 

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EQ:  How do I punctuate titles of works within text?
* Promethean Board questions
 
EQ:  How does this chapter support the title and main idea?
* Guidebooks, Unit 2, Lesson 23
   - post-reading questioning activity

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EQ:  How do I punctuate titles of works within text?
* Promethean Board questions
 
EQ:  How do I summarize a text effectively?
* Guidebooks, Unit 2, Lesson 22
 

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EQ:  What is a preposition & prepositional phrase, and what do they do in a sentence?
* Promethean Board questions
 
EQ:  How do I determine the theme of a text?
Guidebooks, unit 2, lesson 20
* writing task on theme

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HOMEWORK!

Homework due today!
 
"When women were told they would be paid starvation wages, they protested" newsela article analysis

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EQ:  What is a preposition & prepositional phrase, and what do they do in a sentence?
* Promethean Board questions
 
EQ:  How does a character's point of view influence the events being described?
Guidebooks, Unit 2, lesson 19

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EQ:  What is a preposition & prepositional phrase, and what do they do in a sentence?
* Promethean Board questions
 
EQ:  How do I describe a character's voice & point of view?
*  Guidebooks, Unit 2, lesson 18

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EQ:  What is a preposition & prepositional phrase, and what do they do in a sentence?
* Promethean Board questions
 
EQ:  How do I write an explanatory essay?
Guidebooks, Unit 2, lesson 17

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EQ:  What is a preposition & prepositional phrase, and what do they do in a sentence?
* Promethean Board questions
 
EQ:  How do images contribute to the meaning and beauty of a text?
Guidebooks, Unit 2, lesson 16

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EQ:  How do I describe a picture using prepositions & prepositional phrases?
* Promethean Board picture questions
 
EQ:  How do I analyze text by pulling out the main ideas on a topic?
Guidebook, Unit 2, Lessons 14 & 15
  - Shutting Out the Sky reading pages 60-69

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EQ:  What is a preposition & prepositional phrase, and what do they do?
* Promethean Board Questions
 
EQ:  How can details convey the main idea and title of the text?
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Guidebook, Unit 2, Lesson 13
  -  Shutting Out the Sky reading pages 33-46
  -  After lesson is completed, start reading for tomorrow's focus text - Shutting Out the Sky  (pages 47-59)

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EQ:  What is a preposition & prepositional phrase, and what do they do?
* Promethean Board Questions
 
EQ:  How do I identify main ideas & details in a text?  How do I write a summary?
Guidebook, Unit 2, Lesson 12
   -  Shutting Out the Sky reading pages 33-46

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Assignments for today!

EQ:  How well can I analyze sentences by comma usage?
*  Cumulative Comma Online Quiz via TEAMS
 
EQ:  How do I analyze a chapter by main ideas, and how the chapter ties to the book title?
Guidebook, Unit 2, Lesson 11
   -  Shutting Out the Sky reading pages 17-31

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HOMEWORK!

Homework due today!  
"Drink Milk with Your Halloween Candy" newsela article analysis

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Assignments for today!

EQ:  How do I use commas effectively in my writing?
* Forms QUIZ on TEAMS
 
EQ:  How do I design, describe, and advertise my haunted house effectively?
* Haunted House For Sale activity
1- draw outside & inside images
2- description of listing
3- advertisement article
4- potential buyer questions
 

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Assignments for today!

EQ:  How do I use commas effectively in my writing?  
* Promethean Board questions
 
EQ:  How do I write an effective narrative from the point of view of an immigrant?  
*  Guidebooks, Unit 2, Lesson 10

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Assignments for today!

EQ:  How do I use commas effectively in my writing?  
* Promethean Board questions
 
EQ:  How do analyze a poem and paraphrase it in my own words?
*  Guidebooks, Unit 2, Lesson 8 & 9

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Assignments for today!

EQ:  How do I use commas to separate 2 independent clauses in a sentence?
* Promethean Board questions
 
EQ:  How do I write an effective summary?
*  Guidebooks, Unit 2, Lesson 7

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Assignments for today!

EQ:  How do I use commas to separate an introductory element from the rest of the sentence?
* Promethean Board questions
 
EQ:  How do I write an effective summary?
*  Guidebooks, Unit 2, Lesson 6

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HOMEWORK!

Homework due today!
"The History of European Immigrants" newsela article analysis

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Assignments for today!

EQ:  How well have I mastered this week's standards on comma usage?
*  Forms quiz on TEAMS
 
EQ:  What were some of the factors that motivated the immigrants to leave their home countries?
* Guidebooks, Unit 2, lesson 5

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Assignments for today!

EQ:  How do I use commas to indicate direct address?
* Promethean Board questions
 
EQ:  Who are the "voices" in our novel, Shutting Out the Sky?  What was their motivation for coming to America?
*  Guidebooks, Unit 2, lesson 4

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Assignments for today!

EQ:  How do I use commas to set off a tag question?
* Promethean Board questions
 
EQ:  How do I determine the main ideas of a text and choose key details to support those ideas?  How do I write a summary?
*  Guidebooks, Unit 2, lesson 3

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Assignments for today!

EQ:  How do I use commas to set off introductory words like yes and no?
* Promethean Board questions
 
EQ:  How do I analyze unfamiliar words within context?  How do I determine the main ideas in a text?
* Guidebooks, Unit 2, lesson 2
 
 

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Assignments for today!

EQ:  How do I use commas to separate items in a series?
* Promethean Board questions
 
EQ:  Who are immigrants?  Why might immigrants come to America?
* Guidebooks, Unit 2, lesson 1 (introduction to unit)

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Assignments for today!

EQ:  How do I recognize & correct sentences according to the verb tense used?
* Students will complete sentence analysis questions displayed on the Promethean Board.
 
EQ:  What was women's suffrage?  Who was Susan B. Anthony?
 
* Students will complete a Nearpod Task on this topic today.
*  Nearpod Code is: EQBID
 
Instructions:  Go to nearpod.com; type code into student box; and, begin.
 
 

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Assignments for today!

EQ:  How do I recognize & correct sentences according to the verb tense used?
* Students will complete sentence analysis questions displayed on Promethean Board.
 
EQ:  How well can I analyze the independent reading novel, Pedro's Journal?
* Students will complete the "Cold Read Task" consisting of 9 multiple choice questions (parts A and B) and 1 written response question
NOTE:  Students are able to use the text of Pedro's Journal while doing this task.  

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Assignments for today!

EQ:  How do I recognize & correct sentences according to the verb tense used?
* Students will complete sentence analysis questions displayed on the Promethean Board
 
EQ:  How do I create an effective final draft of my essay & a visual to enhance it?
* Students will create a final draft of their essay.
* Students will create a 4 square drawing (1 square for each season) to accompany their essay if time allows.
 
Independent Reading Time:
Pedro's Journal (entries 2/13-2/14) (pages 76-81)

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Assignments for today!

EQ:  How do I recognize & correct sentences according to the verb tense used?
* Students will complete sentence analysis questions displayed on Promethean Board
 
EQ:  How do I plan and write an effective essay by tearing apart the Prompt and using a graphic organizer?
* Students will review & analyze a "student exemplar" with teacher.
* Teacher will show students the grading rubric for this assignment by displaying it on the Promethean Board.
* Students will finish up their planning graphic organizer & begin drafting their essays.
 
Independent Reading time:
Pedro's Journal (entries 2/2-2/7) pages 73-75
 
NOTE:  See Monday (10/5) assignment for entire text of The Birchbark House.  It has been uploaded onto that assignment for you.  
 
 

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Assignments for today!

EQ:  How do I recognize & correct sentences according to the verb tense used?
* Students will complete sentence analysis questions displayed on Promethean Board.
 
EQ:  How do I plan & write an effective essay by tearing apart the prompt & using a graphic organizer?
* "Do What" activity tearing apart the prompt
*  Students will begin planning their essay using the graphic organizer (copy attached)  
 
Independent Reading time:
Pedro's Journal - Entries 1/2 - 1/28 (pages 62-73)
 

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HOMEWORK!

Homework due on Friday!
 
"The Expanding American Republic and the War of 1812" newsela article analysis

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Assignments for today!

EQ:  How well can I recognize and correct inappropriate shifts in verb tense?
* review questions
* online QUIZ via TEAMS
 
EQ: What is the relationship like between Omakayas and Old Tallow?
 
Guidebooks, Unit 1, Lesson 38
 
Small group:
* Independent reading in Pedro's Journal (12/13 - 12/27 entries) (pgs. 52-62)

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Assignments for today!

EQ:  How can I recognize and correct inappropriate shifts in verb tense?
* You Try It! questions1-5 via Promethean Board
 
EQ:  How has the relationship between Omakayas and Pinch changed?  
- comic strip graphic organizer
 
Guidebooks, Unit 1, Lesson 37
 
Small groups:  
 
* Pedro's Journal (read pages 47-52)
 
* Independently read The Birchbark Housechapter 13 & sum up post-it

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Assignments for today!

EQ:  How can I recognize and correct inappropriate shifts in verb tense?
* Practice ?s 5-8 via Promethean Board
 
EQ:  How does Omakayas and her family respond to the challenges they are facing?
 
Guidebooks, Unit 1, Lesson 36
 
Small Groups:
* Independent reading in Pedro's Journal (11/19 - 12/3 entries) (pgs. 47-52)

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Assignments for today!

EQ:  How can I recognize and correct inappropriate shifts in verb tense?
* Practice questions #1-4 via Promethean Board
 
EQ:  How does a narrator's point of view influence how events are described?
 
Guidebooks, Unit 1, Lesson 26
 
Small Groups:
* narrative scene rewrite support
* Independent reading in Pedro's Journal (10/10 - 11/6 entries)

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Assignments for today!

EQ:  How can I recognize and correct inappropriate shifts in verb tense?
* mini-lesson via Promethean Board
 
EQ:  How do I analyze Omakayas by her actions, relationships and responses to challenges?
 
Guidebooks, Unit 1, Lesson 23 & 24
 
Small groups:
* index card text dependent questions/answers/text evidence activity
* Independent reading in Pedro's Journal (9/26 - 10/8 entries) & complete graphic organizer portion (pages 23-31)

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HOMEWORK!

Homework due today!
"Tennessee Becomes a State" Article & 4 questions

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Assignments for today!

EQ:  How do I use verb tenses to convey various times, sequences, states, and conditions?
*  Verb tense online quiz via TEAMS (5 questions)
 
EQ:  How do I identify recurring topics in the text?
*  Guidebooks Unit 1, lesson 22 (shortened)
 - Read chapter 9 in The Birchbark House
-  Complete "seasons" graphic organizer
 
Small Groups:
Mrs. McNabb - help with finishing "seasons" graphic organizer
Independent practice - IXL lessons F.1, F.2, F.3, F.5

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Assignments for today!

EQ:  How do I use verb tenses to convey various times, sequences, states, and conditions?
*  Match questions 1-8 on Promethean Board
 
EQ: What was the relationship like between the Europeans and Native Americans?
*  Guidebooks Unit 1, lesson 21
 
Small groups:
Mrs. McNabb - help with finalizing "seasons" graphic organizer for the "fall" season
Independent - IXL lessons F.1, F.2, F.3, F.5

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Assignments for today!

EQ:  How do I use verb tenses to convey various times, sequences, states, and conditions?
*  Practice questions 3 and 1-3 on Promethean Board
 
EQ:  How does the author's language convey changes in characters and evoke feelings in the reader?
*  Guidebooks Unit 1, lesson 20

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Assignments for today!

EQ:  How do I use verb tenses to convey various times, sequences, states, and conditions?
*  Practice questions 1-3 and 1-2 on Promethean Board
 
EQ:  How do I answer text dependent questions and support my answers with text evidence?
* mini-lesson on citing text evidence
*  Guidebooks Unit 1, lesson 19
 
Small groups:
Mrs. McNabb - help with text dependent question task
Independent - IXL lessons F.1, F.2, F.3, F.5

Due:

Assignments for today!

EQ:  How do I use verb tenses to convey various times, sequences, states, and conditions?
*  Introduction mini-lesson
 
EQ:  How do I understand the mood and feelings in the chapter by the author's use of figurative language?
*  Guidebooks Unit 1, lesson 18
 
Small groups:
Mrs. McNabb - simile/metaphor meaning flashcard activity
Independent - IXL lessons F.1, F.2, F.3, F.5

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HOMEWORK!

Homework due today!
"Find Time to Make Reading a Habit" newsela article analysis

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Today's Assignments!

EQ:  How do I use perfect verb tense effectively?
* Quiz online via TEAMS
 
EQ:  How do I show my understanding of a complex, grade level text?
*  Guidebooks Unit 1, Lessons 16 & 17
 

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Today's Assignments!

EQ:  How do I use perfect verb tense effectively?
* "You Try It" Questions # 1 - 6 (on Promethean Board)
 
EQ:  How do I analyze poetry with the TPCASTT method?
* Guidebooks Unit 1, Lesson 15
 

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Today's Assignments!

EQ:  How do I use perfect verb tense effectively?
*  "In Mentor Texts" questions # 6 - 10 (on Promethean Board)
 
EQ:  How do I improve my reading through accuracy, rate and expression?
* Guidebooks Unit 1, Lesson 14
 

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Today's Assignments!

EQ:  How do I use perfect verb tense effectively?
* "In Mentor Texts" questions # 1-5 (on Promethean Board)
 
EQ:  How do I analyze Columbus' impact on the Native Americans based on a primary source?
*  Guidebooks Unit 1, Lesson 13
 

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Today's Assignments!

EQ:  How do I use perfect verb tense effectively?
* mini-lesson with note page & identification practice
 
EQ:  What were the challenges that Columbus and his crew faced on their journey, and how did they respond to those challenges?
* Guidebooks Unit 1, Lesson 12
 

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HOMEWORK!

Homework was assigned on Tuesday & due on Friday, 9/11th!
 
"Will Columbus Statue in New York City be taken down?"

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Today's Assignments!

EQ:  How many skills have I still mastered from 4th grade?
* Students will take the 4th grade 3rd 9 weeks common assessment" to assess "loss of learning"
 
Flex time activity (when finished with assessment):
* Re-read "Remember September 11th" article analysis (answer questions & cite text evidence as proof)

Due:

Today's Assignments!

EQ:  How many skills have I still mastered from 4th grade?
* Students will take the 4th grade 3rd 9 weeks common assessment" to assess "loss of learning"
 
Flex time activity (when finished with assessment):
* Read "Remember September 11th" article analysis (read & underline)
 

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Today's Assignments!

EQ:  How do I use interjections effectively?
* Students will complete sentence analysis questions containing interjections from the Prom. Board into their "daily work" section of their binder
 
EQ:  What was the relationship between Columbus' childhood and his later voyages?
* Unit 1, Lesson 11 (Guidebooks)

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Today's Assignments!

EQ:  How do I use interjections effectively?
* Students will complete sentence analysis questions containing interjections from the Prom. Board into their "daily work" section of their binder
 
EQ:  How does a series of chapters fit together to provide the overall structure of a text?  
* Unit 1, lesson 10 (Guidebooks)
 

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HOMEWORK!

Homework assigned on Monday and DUE on Friday!
 
"First people in America likely had ancient Russian ancestors" newsela article analysis

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Assignments for today!

EQ:  How do I use ALL conjunctions to improve my writing?
 
* Sentence Editing Task (Day 5)  (20 points classwork grade)
 
EQ:  How does the main character grow based on the interactions she has with others?
 
* Unit 1, Lesson 9 (Guidebooks)
 

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Assignments for today!

EQ:  How do I use ALL conjunctions to improve my writing?
 
*  Sentence Editing Task (Day 4)
 
EQ:  How do I analyze interactions between the characters?
 
*  Unit 1, Lesson 8 (Guidebooks)
 
 

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Assignments for today!

EQ:  How do I use ALL conjunctions to improve my writing?
 
* Sentence Editing Task (Day 3)
 
EQ:  How well have I mastered the use of new vocabulary words and the skills covered in Guidebooks lessons 1-7?
 
* Vocabulary KAHOOT review game
* QUIZ covering:
   - vocabulary words to date
   - main idea/summarizing
   - figurative language meaning analysis
 

Due:

Assignments for today!

EQ:  How do I use ALL conjunctions to improve my writing?
 
* Sentence Editing Task (Day 2)
 
EQ:  How do I analyze the meaning of figurative language within text?
 
*  Unit 1, Lesson 7 (Guidebooks)

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Assignments for today!

EQ:  How do I used ALL conjunctions to improve my writing?
 
* Sentence editing task (day 1)
 
EQ:  How do I use evidence to support points that are made from a text?
 
* Unit 1, Lesson 6 (Guidebooks)
 

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HOMEWORK!

Homework due today!
 
"For Native Americans, coronavirus looks heartbreakingly familiar" article from newsela

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Assignments for today!

EQ:  How do I use correlative conjunctions?
 
QUIZ via TEAMS
 
EQ:  Who were the Plains indians, and what was their lifestyle like?  How do I pick out the main ideas in a text and use them in a summary?
 
* Unit 1, lesson 5 (Guidebooks)
 
Flex time:
* "summarizing" task card activity (5 cards)
 

Due:

Assignments for today!

EQ:  How do I use correlative conjunctions?
 
*  Correlative conjunctions "you try it" questions
 
EQ:  How do I integrate information from multiple texts to deepen our understanding of the time period?
 
*  Unit 1, Lesson 4 (Guidebooks)
 
Flex time:
*  Summarizing task cards (5 cards)

Due:

Assignments for today!

EQ:  How do I use correlative conjunctions?
 
*  correlative conjunctions in mentor text questions 6-10
 
EQ:  Why did people travel to the new world?  How do I choose effective evidence to support a point?
 
* Unit 1, Lesson 3 (Guidebooks)
 
Flex time:
*  Summarizing task cards (5 cards)
 
 

Due:

Assignments for today!

EQ:  How do I use correlative conjunctions?
 
*  YouTube video
*  Correlative conjunctions in mentor text questions 1-5 (shown on Promethean Board)
 
EQ:  How did people migrate to the Americas?  How do I use a digital source to understand a time period?
 
*  Unit 1, Lesson 2 (Guidebooks)
 
Flex time:
*  Summarizing task cards (cards 6-10)
 

Due:

Assignments for today!

EQ:  What are correlative conjunctions?
 
*  mini-lesson over conjunctions
*  practice questions on promethean board
 
EQ:  What was the time period like in The Birchbark House?  How do I determine the meaning of unknown word and phrases in text?
 
*  Unit 1, Lesson 1 (Guidebooks)
 
Flex time activity:
*  summarizing task cards (5 cards)

Due:

Native American History: Differences among the tribes

Read the above article and answer the 4 questions that follow.