Monday (White day) - Tuesday (Blue day) -Read 15 minutes in personal by grapieroo9

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									Monday (White day) – Tuesday (Blue day)
-Read 15 minutes in personal choice book
-Journal entry: At the top of the page: title, author, date, pages read
      1.) Summary of what you read. Include details
      2.) What was the setting? (where/when)
      3.) Which character would you be friends with (in your book)? Why?
      4.) What is one theme that was shown in what you read today?

-Take the quiz (White day) on “Thank you Ma’am”
-Outline character vs. characterization and define each.
-Hand out the story “Tell Tale Heart” and questions
Homework: Answer the questions for the story (white day)
Create a “T” chart with “crazy” on one side and “not crazy” on the other. -
Come up with ten examples for each side. (blue day)

Wednesday (white day) – Thursday (blue day, ½ day)
-Read 15 minutes in personal choice book
-Journal entry: At the top of the page: title, author, date, pages read
      1.) Summary of what you read. Include details
      2.) What was the setting? (where/when)
      3.) If you met the author of your book, what would you say to them or
          ask them about the book? Be specific.
      4.) What is one theme that was shown in what you read today?

-Hand back the quiz and go over the correct answers (white day, Blue 4)
-Check questions together
-Active reading strategy: Students highlight text while teacher reads it aloud.
Looking for examples of personality/traits for the narrator in the text.
Homework: Create a “T” chart with “crazy” on one side and “not crazy” on
the other. Come up with ten examples for each side. (white day)
-Work on debate speeches for next class and study for quiz. (blue day)

Friday (White day)
-Read the newspaper for 20 minutes.
-News report: Write a journal for one article you read today.
Top of page: Date, Free Press, title of article.
      1.) Summary of the article you read today.
      2.) Why is this article important?

-Class discussion on news events.
Friday Continued:
-Get into debate groups and begin to formulate arguments for the debate.
-Topic sentences: Go over the types of sentences and how to recognize each.
-Complete practice worksheets on topic sentences.
Homework: Work on the debate assignment for Tuesday. Study for quiz.

								
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