This Week (Qtr 4)

This Week (Qtr 4)

This week students will begin Unit 7- Drama!

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Monday Apr 24, 2017

Reading – Introduction to Drama

Lesson- Purpose: Introduce Dramatic Forms, Types of Drama, and Elements of Drama  

This week we will be focusing on Drama, Types of Drama, and Elements of Drama.

Homework – Test Prep Unit 1

Tuesday  Apr 25, 2017

Reading – Screenplay- “In the Fog”, by Milton Greiger

Lesson- Purpose: Students draw conclusions while describing the work of Milton Geiger.

  • Use page 623 to preview the vocabulary and ‘Meet the Author’. Workbook pg 22/23 
  • click this link.>>> Mirrors & Windows  .
  • On the site select “Unit 7” in first frame, then Select “Audio Program” in second frame. Play the selection “In the Fog”.
  • Listen to the play 

Homework – Test Prep Worksheet Unit 2

Wednesday  Apr 26, 2017

Reading – Practice Performing a Play

Lesson- Purpose: Students select and practice performing a play.

Practice a play and assign roles for the reading. Pick partner/group up and read. 

Homework – Test Prep Worksheet Unit 3

Thursday  Apr 27, 2017

Reading – Play- “Do You Think I’m Crabby”, by Clark Gesner

Lesson- Purpose: Students use context clues to understand vocabulary, define conflict, & identify several types of conflict in the play.

  • Use page 644 to preview the vocabulary and ‘Meet the Author’. Pass out Workbook pg 34/35 and briefly discuss the directions.
  • click this link.>>> Mirrors & Windows  .
  • On the site select “Unit 7” in first frame, then Select “Audio Program” in second frame. Play the selection “Do You Think I’m Crabby?”.
  • Listen to the play 
  • Read plays from yesterday with their groups.

Homework – No Homework – DC Trip Tomorrow!

Friday Apr 28, 2017

NO CLASS – DC FIELD TRIP!

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This week: We will conduct some Final Exam practice. Students will be using EOG practice work to see what they need to work on between now and finals.

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Monday Apr 7, 2017

Welcome Back from Spring Break! 

Reading – Reset after break, Poetry recitation

Lesson- Purpose: Quiet Reading and writing poetry  timestudy

  • Use a laptop or a Chromebook and speakers. Students should listen to the story and read along.  
  • click this link.>>> Mirrors & Windows  .
  • On the site select “Unit 6” in first frame, then Select “Audio Program” in second frame.

Listen to/read the selections “There is No Word For Goodbye”, “If You Should Go”, “One Time”, “Arithmetic”, “Steps”, “Break,Break, Break”, “”Almost Evenly Divided”, “The Sidewalk Racer”, “Jimmy Jet and his TV Set”, “Good Hotdogs”, and “A Remarkable Adventure”.

Work in pairs and discuss you favorite poems out of the ones listened to.

HomeworkPlay “Spin to Win” on Google Classroom. You can join the classroom by going to classroom.google.com and entering my codes for both classes.

CODES to join classroom: 6A – jn2qzw8    6B- nuwv3d

Tuesday  Apr 18, 2017

PEP RALLY / INTERNATIONAL DAY

 

Reading – EOG PRACTICE

Lesson- Purpose: Students practice standardized testing

Students will practice for the Final Exam using 6th grade EOG Practice.

HomeworkNo Homework

Wednesday  Apr 19, 2017

Reading – EOG PRACTICE

Lesson- Purpose: Students practice standardized testing

Students will practice for the Final Exam using 6th grade EOG Practice.

HomeworkNo Homework

test prep tipsThursday  Apr 20, 2017

Reading – EOG PRACTICE Corrections

Lesson- Purpose: Students practice standardized testing

Students will be reviewing the Final Exam practice and analyzing areas that need extra practice.

HomeworkNo Homework

Friday Apr 7, 2017

Reading – Writing

Lesson- Adding detail to your Writing

Students will use “The Best School Ever” worksheets to prewrite. Then students will use Chromebooks to complete Google Classroom Assignment.

Homework No Homework.

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This week: We finish UNIT 5 – Expressing Yourself. Students will be listening, reading, reciting, and collecting poetry all week!

Types of Poetry Quizlet

Young Writers – Poetry Terms

Monday Apr 3, 2017

Reading – Listening to Poetry

Lesson- Purpose: Complete Friday 3/31 lesson .  

  •  Students should listen to the poems and read along.  
  • click this link.>>> Mirrors & Windows  .
  • On the site select “Unit 6” in first frame, then Select “Audio Program” in second frame.

Selections “Life Doesn’t Frighten Me” and then, “The Walrus and the Carpenter” “Jabberwocky” and “from The Other Alice”.

Select a few favorite stanzas from any of the three poems and copy into journals. Remember to write the date, title, and author of poem. It’s important to learn to journal and collect pieces of writing that impact and impress you. Remember to collect words and phrases that you enjoy hearing or saying as well.

Homework – Complete incomplete Warmups.

Tuesday  Apr 4, 2017

Reading – Understanding Types Of Poetry

Lesson- Purpose: Discuss and identify types of poetry.

Types of Poetry:

My favorite- The Highwayman by Alfred Noyes (Barrows Bookstore)

Homework – Write a LIMERICK, decorate, to display on a Bulletin Board

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Wednesday  Apr 5, 2017

ReadingLesson- Purpose: Discuss and identify types of poetry.

Continue reviewing types of poetry and working in pairs/groups to add information to your journal and then write your own poem to recite after Spring Break. Remember you will listen to poetry on Thursday and choose and begin writing poems on Friday.

Homework – Write a HAIKU, decorate, to display on a bulletin board.

Thursday  Apr 6, 2017

ReadingLesson- Listen to Poetry. Understand tone and mood

  •  Listen to the poems and read along.  
  • click this link.>>> Mirrors & Windows  .
  • On the site select “Unit 6” in first frame, then Select “Audio Program” in second frame.

Play the selections “There is No Word For Goodbye”, “If You Should Go”, “One Time”, “Arithmetic”, “Steps”, “Break,Break, Break”, “”Almost Evenly Divided”, “The Sidewalk Racer”, “Jimmy Jet and his TV Set”, “Good Hotdogs”, and “A Remarkable Adventure”.

After listening to the poems, work in pairs and discuss your favorite poems out of the ones listened to.

Homework –  Decide what type of poem you want to write and begin writing.

Friday Apr 7, 2017

Reading – Writing Poetry

Lesson- Open Writing Workshop

Work in groups or pairs to write, recite, and listen to poetry. Share favorite poems or drafts of original poetry aloud to the class. Use text books and Chromebooks as needed resources.

Complete any incomplete classwork.

Homework – Work on Poem. Have a HAPPY SPRING BREAK!

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This week: We continue UNIT 6 – Expressing Yourself.  ISF Presentations will be held this week. Please be prepared to PRESENT!
MayaMAYA ANGELOU

 

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LEWIS CARROLL

 

Monday Mar 27, 2017

Reading – Sound Devices and Rhymes

Lesson- Purpose: Define and identify alliteration, onomatopoeia, assonance, and consonance. Define and distinguish between partial rhymes/complete rhymes and internal rhyme/end rhyme.  

Definitions:

  • alliteration – the repetition of initial consonant sounds in a series of words
  • onomatopoeia – words whose sounds imitate their meaning
  • consonance – the repetition of the same consonant sounds among words (not limited to initial sounds)
  • assonance – the repetition of the same vowel sounds among words
  • rhyme – the repetition of the same ending sound in two or more words internal rhyme – rhymes within lines
  • end rhyme – rhymes at the ends of lines
  • partial rhyme – words whose final consonant sounds almost rhyme
  • complete rhyme – words whose final syllables have the exact same sound

Homework – ISF Preparation – Present in front of a family member. Make sure notecards are written out. PRACTICE, PRACTICE, PRACTICE!

Tuesday  Mar 28, 2017

Today 6B will not have class. ISF Presentations.

Reading – Students are to use Chromebooks , rehearse their presentations with a partner.(try to present to at least 2 different students and listen to at least two different students)

Homework – Make sure Note Cards for Presentation are numbered and in order.

Wednesday  Mar 29, 2017

Reading – Rhyme Schemes

Lesson- Purpose: Annotate a poem to identify its rhyme scheme.

Video>>>Rhyme Schemes Explained

Homework – No Homework

Thursday  Mar 30, 2017

Today 6B will not have class. ISF Presentations.

Warm Up – Copy a poem from the textbook. Write an explanation about why the poem was chosen.

Reading – Students can get a Chromebook  off the cart and rehearse their presentations with a partner or review notes. Practice Presentation with a partner.

Homework –  NO HOMEWORK!

Friday Feb.  Mar 31, 2017

Reading – Structure in Poetry

Lesson Purpose- Define poetry terms that describe structure. Identify examples of these structure terms.

  • Students should listen to the poems.
  • click this link.>>> Mirrors & Windows  .
  • On the site select “Unit 6” in first frame, then Select “Audio Program” in second frame.
  • Play the selections “Life Doesn’t Frighten Me”, Maya Angelou and then, “The Walrus and the Carpenter”, by Lewis Carroll.

Homework – No Homework

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3/20 – 3/24
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This week: We will begin UNIT 6 – Expressing Yourself, our first poetry unit.  This unit includes Ivarious forms of poetry. Understanding Imagery and Figurative LanguageTypes of Poetry, Elements of Poetry, and Poetic Forms is the goal of this 2.5 week unit.

Monday: Poetry vs Prose 

Lesson Purpose: Illustrate the differences between poetry and prose.

prose – words that are organized into sentences and paragraphs. literature that is not poetry; ex. most essays, short stories, novels, and plays

poetry – words that are organized into lines and stanzas. A form of literature that uses rhythm, rhyme, sound, or structure to express something in an artistic way

Homework – Students to select a poem, copy it down on paper and illustrate it, so that the next day it can be glued into journals.(Poems should be formatted to fit into journals) (Find poems by using the internet to search up a poem, find one in their text, or go to a library and check out a book of poetry)

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  • school access to Brainpop.  
  • Setting up this account is entirely free, but requires the unique verification code below.
  • Our school’s code is: GLCB3832

Tuesday – Similes and Metaphors

Lesson Purpose: Review the basic meanings for metaphors and similes. Practice identifying metaphors and similes in a poem or song.

Figurative language is language that uses words or expressions with a meaning that is different from the literal interpretation. When a writer uses literal language, he or she is simply stating the facts as they are.

metaphor – a comparison of two unlike things by saying that one thing is a dissimilar object or thing. A comparison of two unlike things by saying or implying that one thing is a dissimilar object or thing.

simile – a comparison of two unlike things using like or as

Homework – Simile and Metaphor Practice

Wednesday- Hyperbole & Personification

Lesson Purpose: Review the basic meanings for hyperbole and personification. Practice identifying hyperbole and personification in poems or songs.

hyperbole – an exaggeration that cannot possibly be true and is not meant to be taken literally

personification – giving human qualities to nonhuman things

While they write- prep to play the following videos>>>

Homework – Hyperbole and  Personification Practice

Thursday- Introduction To Poetryabuelito

Lesson Purpose: Introduce Poetry. Identify Types of Poetry, Elements of Poetry, and Poetic Forms. Understand Imagery and Figurative Language.

  • Textbook Read>>  Ode to La Tortilla and Abuelito Who.  
  • To access poems click this link.>>> Mirrors & Windows  . 
  • On the site select “Unit 5” in first frame, then Select “Audio Program” in second frame. 
  • Play the selections “Ode to La Tortilla and Abuelito Who, and The Bats”

Homework: Finish: Make Connections1 and Make Connections Worksheet

Friday – Quiz & Write a Poem as a Group

Lesson- Purpose: Take a Quiz, Write a Poem using Figurative Language

Use the template BIO POEM: AN OCEAN. Students work in groups to write the poem personifying the ocean. 

Homework – Practice for Integrated Subject Fair Presentation

 

3/13 – 3/17

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We will conclude UNIT 4 – Testing Limits, our second nonfiction unit.  This unit includes Informational Texts. Understanding Types of Informational Texts, Types of Visual Media, and the Purpose of Nonfiction.

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This week:

Monday: Teacher Workday!

Tuesday: Read – Gorillas in the Mist, by Diane Fossey & Woman in the Mists by Farley Mowat;  In class working time – Power Point for ISF

Wednesday: Read Childhood Photographs/ from Diary of A Century, by Jacques- Henri Lartigue & A breath of Fresh Air?, by Alexandra Hansing-Harding

Thursday: Finish Reading A Breath of Fresh Air?, by Alexandra Hanson-Harding; read The Adventures of Tin Tin: Black Island, by Hergé; work on Power Points

Friday: FREE DAY – Bring a board game and snacks!