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Attendance Celebration For Week 30 April 26-30, 2021
Lessons change weekly. Click on the classroom below to see weekly lessons.
TSG - ”Insects Study” - (Investigation 2) - Monday: “Nursery” Tuesday: “What Insect Like to Eat” Thursday: “Insects That Build” Friday: “Identifying the Insects in Our Community”
Rdg - Middle Sounds (four letter words)
Math - “It’s Snack Time!” (3D Shape Story); Tell Time to the Hour and Analog & Digital Clocks
Science - Experiments (test tube, magnifying glass, magnet)
Art - Projects
Insect Study-Eric Carle Books, Sorting/Comparisons, Counting
Unit 4 Then and Now - What can we learn from the past? Weekly Question; What can we learn from family traditions?
Foundations Skills; First Sound Fluency (FSF) Phoneme Sound Fluency (PSP) Nonsense Words (NWF)
I can be an active listener. (eyes watching, ears listening, voice quiet, body still.) Morning Meetings
Middle Sound of “e” Long “e”, Sight words: (want, every, please, play, they.) I can read sentences with sight words.
Unit; Then and Now “I can read about the past.”
I can compare stories. (tell how they are same and different
Mini Lesson; Theme - The Big Idea of a reading
Reading and Writing words with letters; Dd, Vv, and Ff (capital and lowercase letters)
Social Studies; Analyzing Poems
Science; Virtual Field Trips/Seasons/Poetry
Math; Numbers 0-9 (counting up to 20, skip counting by 5’s and 10’s.) I can identify and write numbers to 20.
I can add numbers to five.
Review the letter E for Earth Day
Learning the digraph TH ( bath, math, cloth, earth)
Read aloud: Giraffe Problems
Practice reading sight words in a sentence: the, is, and, then, them, that)
2D and 3D shapes
Triangles and Circles
Squares and other Rectangles
How to Reduce, Reuse and Recycle
How to keep our Earth Clean
Phonemes: Segment and blend
Recognize features of a sentence (noun, verb, and adjective).
Phonics: Decode and write words with Long a and Long e
High Frequency Words: move, only, eight, house, learn
Focus Informational Text- Ask and answer questions to help determine or clarify the meaning of words and phrases in an informational text.
Focus Compare 2digit numbers looking at tens and ones
M- Compare Numbers
T- Compare Numbers with Symbols
W- Conferences No School
Th- Make Sense and Persevere
Fr- Review Comparing Numbers
Science Focus Life Cycles( land and water animals)
Social Science Focus Wants vs. Needs
Phonemes: onset and rime
Recognize features of a sentence (noun, verb, and adjective).
Phonics: short o, short e
High Frequency Words:thought, both, four, air
Focus Reading Informational: use the illustrations and details in a text to describe its key ideas
Focus- Place Value
Science Focus-Plant and animal superpowers
Social Science Focus Our past, our present
Revisit Author’s Purpose
Why does the author write a text?
We are listening to stories that are full of imagery
Revisit Count coin and bills
Intro. Telling time to the nearest 5 mins.
Social Studies Discussion: Island, and Peninsulas
Science Discussion: What is the difference between weather and climate?
Reading Instruction: Word Work: Suffixes: ‘-ion, -tion, -ness’’ 1. A suffix is placed after a root word to change its meaning. 2. The suffixes -ion, -tion and -ness means the act (action) or process of doing.
Mini-Lesson (Central Message / Moral),“Gone to Alabama, Chapters 26-29 // What is the Central Message of the Text? How do you know?
Social Studies: “Who was the founder of Chicago, Jean Baptiste Pointe DuSable?”
Math: Adding and subtracting three-digit numbers using place value and other strategies. Problems with and without regrouping.
Science: Comic Strips with Habitats and how they change over time
Reading: Figurative Language in Poetry (Personification, Onomatopoeia)
Science: Natural Disasters (Tornados & Hurricanes)
Social Studies: Northeast Region State Presentation
Reading: Reading Informational text spiral. Writing in Response to Text Open Response questions.
Math: Adding Mixed Numbers
Science: Scientific Innovation
Social Studies: Current Events
6th Grade - Q3 Self evaluation, Ghost Boys Mock Trial, Poetry analysis, theme in poetry, annotating poems, and figurative language in poetry
7th Grade - Q3 Self evaluation, Poetry analysis, theme in poetry, annotating poems, and figurative language in poetry
8th Grade - Q3 Self evaluation, Poetry analysis, theme in poetry, annotating poems, and figurative language in poetry
6th - 8th:
Current Events - Cnn10 (Watch, write and or review for discussion sessions) Social Justice Project (Studying key figures that have made a contribution to society through a social justice cause. Biography Study on Roberto Clemente. Activities include short videos, Anchor text and slides, Quizzes that focus on important learning objectives such as finding the main message, making inferences and learning new vocabulary words. Student Response sheets that ask students to think critically/beyond the text.
Comprehension Activity sheets that include the following;
○ Analyzing a Biography
○ What’s the message?
Sixth Grade Patient Stories Problems with Body Systems
Active Reading: Patient Stories Article Set Students continue to develop their Active Reading skills, focusing on deeper questioning. This article set serves as a jigsaw, with one student in each group becoming an expert on one of the conditions that Elisa might have.
Discussing Annotations The after-reading discussion allows students to explain the condition they read about to a partner and provides time for students to share their thinking and clear up any confusion.
Homework An initial observation of their condition in the Sim prepares students for more systematic comparisons between their condition and a healthy body in later lessons.
Seventh Grade Considering What is Underneath The Earth;s Plate
Considering the Mantle Students use the Sim to gather evidence about the mantle in order to draw conclusions about this soft, solid layer of rock underneath the plates.
Exploring Characteristics of the Mantle Students investigate a soft, solid material (Silly Putty) and a hard, solid material (plastic cube) to learn about the characteristics of Earth’s mantle.
Word Relationships Students engage in a discourse routine that enables them to increase their understanding of unit vocabulary and to practice using it.
Homework Students consider another rocky planet and apply what they have learned about how the consistency of the mantle affects plate motion.
Eighth Grade Analyzing Field Line Data Students learn:
Analyzing Magnetic Field Lines Students apply their understanding of how field lines model attractive and repulsive forces as they analyze Magnetic Field Line diagrams.
Evaluating a Claim Students reflect on what they have learned about magnets and field lines as they evaluate Claim 1 and write a message to the USA with their analysis of the magnetic field line data.
Self-Assessment Students check their understanding of key content in the unit and are given a chance to reflect on additional questions they have about magnetic fields.
Students will be identifying, reading and writing basic rhythms.
6-8: Song Writing
Students are using flat.io to create songs using chords, chord tones, and chord progressions.
Students are using BandLab to create original music by recording digital instruments and/or using packs of loops in the BandLab library.