Weekly Planning Sheet
Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Day 4 Day 5
The students will The students will identify The students will identify The students will The students will evaluate
complete a story web the characteristics of the setting and its demonstrate an the story plot by
using plot, setting and realistic fiction by Hot importance by illustrating understanding of reading completing a sequencing
character elements. Spotting terms in chapter the setting. strategies by discussing chain.
1. strategies and completing
Create a web utilizing Read aloud realistic Review homework TM2. Look at illustrations. Review term Plot. Model
Inspiration about the fiction picture book. Review time and place Ask Review reading strategies completion of TM5 of
read aloud. Review terms Discuss. Recall familiar to skim and leave up in room. Remind them previous chapter using
plot, setting and realistic fiction stories. hotspots that show that we have just used Hot Spots.
characters. Identify major evidence of setting.. imagery with illustrations.
components. Complete Complete TM3 from ch.1. Discuss which strategies
chart TM2 together. Read Ch. 2 together. we have used so far and
Preview book and decide which we plan to use.
together that this is also Discuss how you use
realistic fiction. reading strategies.
Complete chart TM1. The Read Ch. 1 independently. Add words from Ch.2 to Read chapter 3 and 4 Partner read CH.5. Use
students will sort words Hot Spot key phrases TM3. Complete an independently. Complete Hot Spots to identify
under correct headings; that show this story is illustration about the TM 4 using the strategy plot. Complete your
Plot, Setting, Character, realistic fiction. HW: setting with captions “relating to what was sequence chain TM5
Other. complete TM2 about Ch.1. from book. read.”
None Vocabulary TR1
Journal Predictions TR 4
Renaming Chapters TR2
Stance and Discussion
Inspiration Web Journal entries could be Create an illustration Alternate: Brainstorm
entered in a computer using Story Book Weaver strategies using
program. or KidPix. Inspiration Web.
Renaming chapters could
be done also.
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Day 6 Day 7 Day 8 Day 9 Day 10
The student will evaluate The student will compare The student will identify The student will create a The student will share
the author’s decision the the character actions and problem and solution triarama showing the personal triarama
plot change by writing a traits of Ginger and throughout the book by setting, a favorite event, projects with the class.
paragraph explaining an Ronald to themselves by recording them on an the characters and a
event from Chapter 5. completing character organizer. short summary of the
trait diagram. book.
Discuss how the change in Emphasize speaking and Ch. 7 and 8 oral review. Show the directions for a Emphasize
the plot affected our listening techniques. Discuss problem and triarama. TM9 Emphasize characteristics of a good
ideas of the mood and Discuss Ch.6 and plot solution. Refer back to use of reading strategies to listener. Give each
read directions. Create one
characterization. Record change. picture book. Complete student a note-taking
together using various
ideas on board/chart Identify traits for Ronald TR5 on picture book. May device. Model its use.
stories. Model using pre-
paper. Emphasize proper and Ginger using be more than one placed hot spots and
listening skills. Kidspiration. Use 2 scenario. Do one or more organizers to look for ideas.
groups and 2 computers. examples together Students will be sharing
TM6 before you go back to triarama with the group.
In a well developed Complete a Venn Diagram Complete TM8 with Complete individual Orally explain their
paragraph, explain why or between Ronald or Ginger problem and solution triarama projects. This chosen event and
why not you think the and yourself. TM7 scenarios from the novel. will require extra time. illustration.
fight between Ginger and HW Read CH. 7 and 8 The students will pair
Ronald is an important share during this
part of the plot in the independent time.
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Weekly Planning Sheet
Computer Lab Day Day Day Day
The student will gather
information and conduct
research using electronic
sources by completing an
Introduce the students
to the web bookmark TR6.
Show them TM10 and how
to get to it again and
again. Discuss the
information they are
Complete TM10 with
information from Random
House author help.
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