Language Arts 3/21-3/25

Monday 3/21

You will need your agenda, pencil, binder, and Unit 4 Text Analysis Workshop.

1. Homework:

2. Unit 4 Text Analysis Workshop

3. L. Frank Baum: Who? What? When? Where? Why? How?


We will begin class with a discussion on imagery, sensory language, and style. We will review the unit 4 text analysis workshop notes, due today. Students will then have an opportunity to research L. Frank Baum, the author of our next novel. Students will focus on the six basic questions that drive research: Who? What? When? Where? Why? How? As a class, we will then discuss how L. Frank Baum's life may influence his stories.

Tuesday 3/22

You will need your agenda, pencil, computer, headphones, and vocabulary book.

1. Homework:

2. SRI

3. L. Frank Baum EdPuzzle

4. Vocabulary working time


Students will individually complete the SRI assessment on their computers. The assessment is another tool used to track development of reading comprehension skills. The results of this assessment, in addition to in-class observations and standardized testing results, will help inform some of our activities to be completed when studying The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum. After completing the SRI, students will be asked to complete an EdPuzzle assignment (https://edpuzzle.com/assignments/56ed9f6a014f1a1734f223a4/watch). Directions for logging into EdPuzzle are in the individual email sent to students. Once the EdPuzzle is complete, students will have the opportunity to work on their vocabulary activities and writing due on Wednesday and study for their vocabulary assessment on Friday.

Wednesday 3/23

You need your agenda, pencil, and vocabulary book.

1. Homework:

  • Vocabulary unit 12 assessment on Friday
  • Finish reading Ch. 1-2 by Friday
  • Ch. 1 setting analysis due Friday
  • Ch. 2 setting comparison due Friday

2. Review vocabulary unit 12 activities

3. Begin reading The Wonderful Wizard of Oz!!


We will review the vocabulary unit 12 activities from our workbook. After reviewing the vocabulary, we will briefly review what it looks like to effectively and purposefully annotate a novel. We will then begin reading and annotating The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum as a class. If we do not complete chapter 1 and 2, students should finish reading and annotating by Friday.

Thursday 3/24

Note: We will not have class today due to various Purim activities.


Homework:

  • Vocabulary unit 12 assessment tomorrow
  • Finish reading Ch. 1-2 by Friday
  • Ch. 1 setting analysis due tomorrow
  • Ch. 2 setting comparison due tomorrow

Friday 3/25

You need your agenda, pencil, novel, and homework to submit.

1. Homework:

  • Finish reading Chapters 3-6 by Tuesday 3/29
  • Vocabulary A, Unit 13 activities due Wednesday 3/30
  • Vocabulary A, Unit 13 writing due Wednesday 3/30
  • Vocabulary A, Unit 13 assessment on Friday 4/1

2. Vocabulary Assessment

3. The Wonderful Wizard of Oz Chapters 1-2 Show What You Know!

4. Begin reading Chapters 3-6


Students will complete their Vocabulary A, Unit 12 assessment at the start of class on Friday. After completing the vocabulary assessment, students will have the opportunity to show what the know about chapters 1 and 2 of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. As a whole group, we will then read chapters 3-6. Students are expected to read through chapter 6 by Tuesday 3/29.

Grade to be Entered This Week:

Monday- Unit 4 Text Analysis Workshop (TQP)

Tuesday- L. Frank Baum EdPuzzle (Classwork)

Wednesday- Vocabulary A, Unit 12 Activities (Homework); Vocabulary A, Unit 12 Writing (Homework)

Friday- Vocabulary A, Unit 12 Assessment (TQP); Oz Ch. 1 Setting Analysis (Homework); Oz Ch. 2 Setting Comparison (Homework); Oz Ch. 1-2 Show What You Know (Classwork)