Period 5 Language Arts

Semester 1 2021-22

Wednesday, December 15

Bell Work: No Bell Work this week


Objective: Parts of Speech Review


Tasks:

  • Color Practices (make sure you handed them in)
  • Plot Map Review
  • Christmas VS Thanksgiving

Tuesday, December 14

Bell Work: No Bell Work this week


Objective: Parts of Speech Review


Tasks:

  • Color Practices (make sure you handed them in)
  • Plot Map Review

Friday, December 10

Bell Work: If you were given 100 dollars to spend on anyone in this school. What would you buy and who would you buy it for? Why?(Answer this question in 6 or more complete and interesting sentences. Remember, you may change the subject.)


Objective: Parts of Speech Review


Tasks:

  • Quiz
  • Color Practice

Thursday, December 9

Bell Work: Do you think it is better to be a kid or an adult at Christmastime? Tell why you think so. (Answer this question in 6 or more complete and interesting sentences. Remember, you may change the subject.)


Objective: Parts of Speech Review


Tasks:

  • Quiz on Friday- Make sure you have your notes!
  • Color Practice
  • Kahoot Review

Tuesday, December 7

Bell Work: Think about last Christmas. How is your life different now? How is it the same?(Answer this question in 6 or more complete and interesting sentences. Remember, you may change the subject.)


Objective: Parts of Speech Review


Tasks:

  • Adjective/Adverb Practice
  • Preposition Practice
  • Conjunction Practice
  • SSR in PRB for 20 minutes. Exit ticket #2

Friday, December 3

Bell Work: Are you wishing for a gift this year? What is it and how likely are you to receive it? (Answer this question in 6 or more complete and interesting sentences. Remember, you may change the subject.)


Objective: Parts of Speech Review


Tasks:

  • Verb Practice
  • Adjective Practice
  • SSR in PRB for 20 minutes. Exit ticket

Thursday, December 2

Bell Work: What's the best gift you've ever received? (Answer this question in 6 or more complete and interesting sentences. Remember, you may change the subject.)


Objective: Parts of Speech Review


Tasks:

  • Ninja Parts of Speech Pre-Test
  • Correct
  • Nouns and Pronoun Practice
  • Verb Practice
  • Complete Monogram Poster
  • SSR in PRB for 20 minutes. Exit ticket

Tuesday, November 30

Bell Work: What's the best gift you've ever given someone? (Answer this question in 6 or more complete and interesting sentences. Remember, you may change the subject.)


Objective: Parts of Speech Review


Tasks:

  • Parts of speech flip book
  • Monogram Poster
  • SSR in PRB POS scavenger hunt

Wednesday, November 24

Bell Work: Would you rather have to cook the entire Thanksgiving meal or clean up after the entire Thanksgiving meal? (Answer this question in 6 or more complete and interesting sentences. Remember, you may change the subject.)


Objective: Analyzing Plot Structures and Using Reading Strategies in a Novel


Tasks:

  • Thanksgiving Text Feature Activities (2)
  • Giver Extra Credit Crossword (on the Front Cart)
  • Participation Points

Tuesday, November 23

Bell Work: If you were in charge of Thanksgiving this year, what would it look like? (Answer this question in 6 or more complete and interesting sentences. Remember, you may change the subject.)


Objective: Analyzing Plot Structures and Using Reading Strategies in a Novel


Tasks:

  • Complete Movie Guide
  • Use the movie guide to create a star dash dot outline for an essay that contrasts The Giver with the movie.
  • Thanksgiving Context Clues
  • Giver Extra Credit
  • Participation Points

Friday, November 19

Bell Work: Would you rather have thanksgiving with a large group of friends and family or a small group of just your immediate family? Why? (Answer this question in 6 or more complete and interesting sentences. Remember, you may change the subject.)


Objective: Analyzing Plot Structures and Using Reading Strategies in a Novel


Tasks:

  • Complete Movie and Movie Guide
  • Giver Extra Credit

Thursday, November 18

Bell Work: Which holiday has the best food? (Answer this question in 6 or more complete and interesting sentences. Remember, you may change the subject.)


Objective: Analyzing Plot Structures and Using Reading Strategies in a Novel


Tasks:

  • The Giver Quiz Chapters 11-23
  • Movie and Movie Guide
  • Differences.

Tuesday, November 16

Bell Work: Do you learn better from your own mistakes or the mistakes of other people? (Answer this question in 6 or more complete and interesting sentences. Remember, you may change the subject.)


Objective: Analyzing Plot Structures and Using Reading Strategies in a Novel


Tasks:

  • The Giver Chapters 18-23
  • Reading Guide!

Friday, November 12

Bell Work: Is it better to fit in or stand out? Discuss. (Answer this question in 6 or more complete and interesting sentences. Remember, you may change the subject.)


Objective: Analyzing Plot Structures and Using Reading Strategies in a Novel


Tasks:

  • The Giver Chapters 14-17
  • Reading Guide!

Tuesday, November 9

Bell Work: What's your favorite memory of snow? (Answer this question in 6 or more complete and interesting sentences. Remember, you may change the subject.)


Objective: Analyzing Plot Structures and Using Reading Strategies in a Novel


Tasks:

  • Test over Chapters 1-10
  • The Giver Chapter 11-13

Friday, November 5

Bell Work: Do you think spanking in school is a good idea or bad idea? (Answer this question in 6 or more complete and interesting sentences. Remember, you may change the subject.)


Objective: Analyzing Plot Structures and Using Reading Strategies in a Novel


Tasks:

  • The Giver Chapter 10
  • Hand in the Reading Guide!
  • Test over Chapters 1-10

Thursday, November 4

Bell Work: What rules about our community would you change and why?(Answer this question in 6 or more complete and interesting sentences. Remember, you may change the subject.)


NEW Pass procedure


Objective: Analyzing Plot Structures and Using Reading Strategies in a Novel


Tasks:

  • The Giver Chapter 6-9

Tuesday, November 2

Bell Work: How was your long weekend?(Answer this question in 6 or more complete and interesting sentences. Remember, you may change the subject.)


NEW Pass procedure


Objective: Analyzing Plot Structures and Using Reading Strategies in a Novel


Tasks:

  • The Giver Chapter 3,4,5

Wednesday, October 27

Bell Work: Trick or treating, is it happening this year? What do you hope your Halloween night is like? (Answer this question in 6 or more complete and interesting sentences. Remember, you may change the subject.)


Objective: Analyzing Plot Structures and Using Reading Strategies in a Novel


Tasks:

  • The Giver Chapter 2

Tuesday, October 26

Bell Work: Best costume ever? (Answer this question in 6 or more complete and interesting sentences. Remember, you may change the subject.)


Objective: Exploring Plot Structures


Tasks:

  • The Giver Pre-Reading and Discussion
  • Chapter 1and 2

Friday, October 22

Bell Work: New seating charts are coming November 1. What are your preferences for where you'd like to sit and who you work best near. I'll consider your input but make no promises. (Answer this question in 6 or more complete and interesting sentences. Remember, you may change the subject.)


Objective: Exploring Plot Structures


Tasks:

  • Hand in "The Outsider" Close Read
  • Hand in "Frankenstein" Close Read
  • Hand in "Man Made Monsters" Close Read
  • SSR in PRB

Thursday, October 21

Bell Work: Do you have any phobias? Do you know anyone who does? (Answer this question in 6 or more complete and interesting sentences. Remember, you may change the subject.)


Objective: Exploring Plot Structures


Tasks:

  • Hand in "The Outsider" Close Read
  • Frankenstein Close Read
  • Man Made Tales Close Read

Tuesday, October 19

Bell Work: What's scarier, people or monsters? (Answer this question in 6 or more complete and interesting sentences. Remember, you may change the subject.)


Objective: Exploring Plot Structures


Tasks:

  • Hand in all things "Tell Tale Heart"
  • "The Outsider" Close Read

Friday, October 15

Friday, October 15

Bell Work: Do you like scary movies, books, activities? why or why not?(Answer this question in 5 or more complete and interesting sentences. Remember, you may change the subject.)


Objective: Exploring Plot Structures


Tasks:

  • Hand in all things related to "Monkey's Paw"
  • "Tell Tale Heart" Reading Guide
  • "Tell Tale Heart" Plot Map
  • Hand in all things "Tell Tale Heart"
  • SSR in PRB for Characterization

Thursday, October 14

Bell Work: What is the most afraid you've ever been? (Answer this question in 5 or more complete and interesting sentences. Remember, you may change the subject.)


Objective: Exploring Plot Structures


Tasks:

  • "The Monkey's Paw" Plot Map
  • Post Reading Analysis in Writable
  • Edgar Allen Poe Bio
  • "Tell Tale Heart" Pre-Reading
  • "Tell Tale Heart" Reading Guide

Tuesday, October 12

Bell Work: What do the best scary stories have in common? (Answer this question in 5 or more complete and interesting sentences. Remember, you may change the subject.)


Objective: Exploring Plot Structures


Tasks:

  • "The Monkey's Paw" Vocabulary
  • Pre-Reading
  • Inference
  • Plot Map
  • Post Reading Analysis in Writable

Friday, October 8

Bell Work: Who is the most memorable character in a book you have read? (Answer this question in 5 or more complete and interesting sentences. Remember, you may change the subject.)


Objective: Exploring Plot Structures


Tasks:

  • Test
  • SSR with PRB: Characters
  • Complete? Practice with Pixar Shorts

Thursday, October 7

Bell Work: If you were writing a novel which of your friends would you use as characters? (Answer this question in 5 or more complete and interesting sentences. Remember, you may change the subject.)


Objective: Exploring Plot Structures


Tasks:

  • Test Friday!
  • Tabletop Plot Mountain
  • Practice with Pixar Shorts
  • SSR in PRB : Characters

Tuesday, October 5

Bell Work: Who's the best story teller in your family? (Answer this question in 5 or more complete and interesting sentences. Remember, you may change the subject.)


Objective: Exploring Plot Structures


Tasks:

  • Notes on Plot Mountain
  • Fairy Tale Plot Diagrams
  • Practice with Pixar Shorts
  • SSR in PRB: Setting

Thursday, September 30

Bell Work: If you could plan a perfect day in Anchorage, what would you do? Where would you go? (Answer this question in 5 or more complete and interesting sentences. Remember, you may change the subject.)


Objective: Expository Writing Structures and Review Reading Strategies


Tasks:

  • Making Connections in PRB
  • Finalize Essay
  • Hand in: Final draft, Planning Guide, Outline, Bubble Map
  • Blood and Fire Action Magazine Activities
  • Visualizing in PRB

Tuesday, September 28

Bell Work: Describe your favorite item of clothing. (Answer this question in 5 or more complete and interesting sentences. Remember, you may change the subject.)


Objective: Expository Writing Structures


Tasks:

  • Introduction Notes
  • Write your introductions
  • Notes on transitions
  • Drafting body paragraphs
  • Notes on Conclusions
  • Draft conclusions

Friday, September 24

Bell Work: Describe your the most beautiful thing you remember seeing. (Answer this question in 5 or more complete and interesting sentences. Remember, you may change the subject.) Hand this in please!


Objective: Expository Writing Structures


Tasks:

  • Essay Outline
  • Introduction Notes
  • Write your introductions

Thursday, September 23

Bell Work: Describe your favorite person. (Answer this question in 5 or more complete and interesting sentences. Remember, you may change the subject.)


Objective: Expository Writing Structures


Tasks:

  • Summary Practice PRB and article
  • Notes: paragraph vs essay
  • Bubble Map Expository Essay
  • Star Dash Dot Expository Essay

Tuesday, September 21

Bell Work: Which season would like to have more of? Why?? (Answer this question in 5 or more complete and interesting sentences. Remember, you may change the subject.)


Objective: Expository Writing Structures


Tasks:

  • Favorite Season *-. Outline
  • Favorite Season Paragraph Final Draft
  • Highlighting Practice
  • Notes: paragraph vs essay
  • Bubble Map Expository Essay
  • Star Dash Dot Expository Essay

Friday, September 17

What do you think your friends like best about you? If you lost that quality would they still be your friends? (Answer this question in 5 or more complete and interesting sentences. Remember, you may change the subject.)


Objective: Expository Writing Structures


Tasks:

  • Dream Room Final Draft
  • Best thing on tv? *-.



Thursday, September 16

Bell Work: Describe your favorite foods.(Answer this question in 5 or more complete and interesting sentences. Remember, you may change the subject.)


Objective: Expository Writing Structures


Tasks:

  • Prompt Busters 2
  • Paragraph Frames
  • Paragraph Final Draft
  • Star Dash Dot Dream Room
  • Dream Room Final Draft

Tuesday, September 14

Bell Work: Describe your room.(Answer this question in 5 or more complete and interesting sentences. Remember, you may change the subject.)


Objective: Expository Writing Structures


Tasks:

  • Notes on TAPF
  • Prompt Busters
  • Notes on the Writing Process
  • Identify the Steps in the Writing Process
  • Notes on Stoplight Method
  • Highlighting

Friday, September 10

Bell Work: What piece of technology is most valuable in your life? (Answer this question in 5 or more complete and interesting sentences. Remember, you may change the subject.)


Objective: Summarizing as a Reading Strategy


Tasks:

  • Reading Strategy Quiz
  • Visualizing in PRB
  • GIT

Thursday, September 9

Bell Work: What's the best thing on the internet? (Answer this question in 5 or more complete and interesting sentences. Remember, you may change the subject.)


Objective: Summarizing as a Reading Strategy


Tasks:

  • There is a quiz over all reading strategies on Friday. You may use your notes if you have them.
  • Viral Video Summary
  • Article Summary
  • Summary of PRB
  • GIT

Tuesday, September 7

Bell Work: What's the best thing to binge watch lately? (Answer this question in 5 or more complete and interesting sentences. Remember, you may change the subject.)


Objective: Summarizing as a Reading Strategy


Tasks:

  • There is a quiz over all reading strategies on Friday. You may use your notes if you have them.
  • Notes on Summary
  • IVF Practice
  • Short Video Summary
  • Summary in PRB

Friday, September 3

Bell Work: 3 Day Weekend Plans? (Answer this question in 5 or more complete and interesting sentences. Remember, you may change the subject.)


Objective: Using Reading Strategies


Tasks:

  • Practice Prediction
  • Practice Questioning

Thursday, September 2

Bell Work: What is the best thing about where you live? (Answer this question in 5 or more complete and interesting sentences. Remember, you may change the subject.)


Objective: Visualizing and Annotating .


Tasks:

  • Practice Visualizing with "Climbing Frozen Waterfalls"
  • Practice Visualizing with PRB
  • "Oranges" Annotation and Analysis

Tuesday, August 31

Bell Work: What foreign language would you study if you could? Why? (Answer this question in 5 or more complete and interesting sentences. Remember, you may change the subject.)


Objective: Using Context Clues as a reading strategy.


Tasks:

  • Practice Using Context Clues With Henry P Boloney
  • Notes on Visualization
  • Practice Visualizing with "The Cay"
  • Practice Visualizing with PRB

Friday, August 27


Bell Work: Describe the best fair food. (Answer this question in 5 or more complete and interesting sentences.You may change the subject.) TURN THIS IN TODAY


Objective: Using Context Clues as a reading strategy.


Tasks:

  • Notes on Context Clues
  • Practice Using Context Clues With Photographs
  • PRB (Personal Reading Book) Check and SSR Silent Sustained Reading W/Sticky Notes
  • Learning Style Surveys (Due Friday)

Thursday, August 26

Bell Work: Describe the best dog you've ever known? (Answer this question in 5 or more complete and interesting sentences. You may change the subject.)


Objective: Making Connections as a reading strategy.


Tasks:

  • Hand in Poem of Self
  • PRB (Personal Reading Book) Check
  • Notes on Making Connections
  • Making Connections in "Cookie"
  • Making Connections in Comic and PRB
  • Learning Style Surveys (due Friday)

Tuesday, August 24

Bell Work: What was the song of summer, the one that was on the radio all the time, or the one you listened to whenever you got the chance? (Answer this question in 5 or more complete and interesting sentences.)


Objective: Setting a purpose as a reading strategy.


Tasks:

  • What Do Good Readers Do? Notes on Setting a Purpose
  • The House
  • How to Choose a Book
  • Set a Purpose and Read for 20
  • Complete Poem of Self
  • Hand in syllabus

Friday, August 20

Welcome!


Bell Work: On a piece of notebook paper please write a paragraph that describes your favorite place. I would like at least 7 sentences that see your very best spelling, punctuation, and grammar.


Objective: Get to know the classroom and each other.


Tasks:


  • Good Things
  • Hand in syllabus (due Monday)
  • Work on Poem of Self final Draft (due Monday)

Thursday, August 19

Welcome! For today, choose a seat that works for you. Black chairs stay at the front tables please.


Bell Work: Please grab a note card from the front table. Put your full name on the top line then answer these questions on separate lines:

1. How many siblings do you have?

2. What is your favorite food?

3. What are your favorite things to do?

4. What is your favorite color?

5. What is one cool thing you did this summer?

6. What is your hidden talent?


Objective: Get to know the classroom and each other.


Tasks:


  • Meet Mrs Johnson
  • Stand Up Sit Down
  • Syllabus and Expectations
  • Join Google Classroom
  • Room Tour
  • Lines and Blobs
  • Poem of Self
  • Surveys