Friday, January 30, 2015

Objective:
- Familiarize and practice online ELA PARCC test
- Identify and define chapter 3 vocabulary from COTW

Homework:
- Complete chapter 3 vocabulary from COTW

Agenda:
- Practice PARCC online test 18-22
- Begin chapter 3 vocabulary

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Objective:
- Identify the protagonist and the antagonist in COTW
- Identify, distinguish, and understand the different types of conflict

Homework:
- Complete COTW Ch 3 worksheet
- Complete key plot events for chapter 3
     -15 bullets, 2 questions minimum

Agenda:
- HW Check
- Mini-Lesson on protagonist, antagonist, and conflict
- Begin chapter 3 from COTW

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Objective;
- Define and identify "anthropomorphism"
- Identify the first theme "Survival of the Fittest"
- Identify key plot events from chapter 1

Homework:
- Identify key plot events from chapter 2
     - 10 bullets, 2 questions minimum

Agenda:
- Define anthropomorphism
- Review and model key plot events from chapter 1
- Begin reading chapter 2

Monday, January 26, 2015

Objective:
- Cite textual evidence to support an opinion
- Identify key plot elements
- Identify and understand the term "anthropomorphism"

Homework:
- Complete "Lost Dog" ad
- Complete chapter 2 vocabulary terms

Agenda:
- COTW Chapter 1 Quiz
- Review HW
- Define and explain anthropomorphism
- Begin vocabulary chapter 2

Friday, January 23, 2015

Objective:
- Practice and familiarize PARCC non-fiction section

Homework:
- Read chapter 1 from Call of the Wild (COTW)
- Answer chapter 1 study questions
- Quiz on chapter 1 Monday

Agenda:
- Library: PARCC practice
- Begin COTW work

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Objective:
- Identify key background information about the Klondike gold rush
- Identify the geography of the Klondike gold rush
- Describe how the geography and climate of the Klondike could affect travel

Do Now:
- Opinion on Dogs worksheet

Homework:
- Complete vocabulary from chapter 1
- sign up for REMIND: class code is @schian

Agenda:
- Finish watching PBS documentary
- Review geography of the Klondike
- Instruct students on vocabulary from chapter 1
- Begin reading chapter 1


Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Objective:
- Identify key background information about the Klondike Gold Rush
- Understand the context of the novel, The Call of the Wild (COTW)

Homework:
- None

Agenda:
- Verbs review
- Verbs quiz
- Begin watching PBS documentary
- Answer questions based on documentary

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Objective:
- Identify and distinguish main verbs, helping verbs, and verb phrases

Do Now:
N/A

Homework:
- Complete Verb Packet (pg 49, pg 51 ex A)
- Verbs quiz tomorrow:

  • Linking verbs
  • Action verbs
  • Helping verbs
  • Main verbs
  • Verb Phrases


Agenda:
- Notes on Helping Verbs, Main Verbs, and Verb Phrases
- Teacher models examples
- Class works on examples
- Students work individually on exercises

Monday, January 19, 2015

Objective:
- Identify action and linking verbs in a sentence

Do Now:
- N/A

Homework:
- Complete Verb Worksheet pg 48
- Complete online verb quiz
     - Quiz due at midnight
     - You may retry as many times as you want
- Verbs quiz on Wednesday

Agenda:
- Review linking and action verbs
- Textbook: pg 46 ex 2, pg 47 ex 3, pg 48 Review A
- Review pages 46 and 47 HW
- Textbook exercises