April Remedial Reading 6th, 7th, and 8th grade

Week of Apr. 3-7, 2017

Date

Monday 4/3/2017

Objective (TSW be able to)

6th grade-I will draw evidence from informational texts and paraphrase quotations, Write an argument paragraph using valid reasoning and sufficient evidence; Write an argument using past-tense verbs and adjectives in simple sentences; Collaborate with a partner to discuss ideas and to provide writing feedback.
7th grade-I will analyze the features of model debate notes; Collaborate to identify advantages and disadvantages of reality television; Prepare for a debate and take notes that convey information clearly; Use precise language and concrete details to develop the topic; Participate in a debate using a public voice; Provide peer feedback in a collaborative discussion.
8th grade-I will draw evidence from informational texts and paraphrase quotations; Write an argument using valid reasoning and sufficient evidence; Write an argument using dependent clauses and verb phrases in complex sentences; Collaborate with a partner to discuss ideas and to provide writing feedback.

Accommodations

Multi-Modal/Multi-Sensory Instruction; Adult Assistance With Reading Materials; Repetition/Short Instructions; Extra Time for Assignments; Additional Accommodations Per Individual IEP

Common Core State Standard

L6.6; L7.6; L 8.6 pg. 54-Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate general academic and domain-specific words and phrases; gather vocabulary knowledge when considering a word or phrase important to comprehension or expression.
6th grade-RL6.1 pg 35; RI6.1 pg. 38-Cite textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
RL6.2 pg.35; RI6.2 pg. 38-Determine a theme or central idea of a text and how it is conveyed through particular details; provide a summary of the text distinct from personal opinions or judgments.
W6.4, pg 43-Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience
7th grade- RL7.1 pg 35; RI7.1 pg. 38-Cite textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
RL7.2 pg.35; RI7.2 pg. 38-Determine a theme or central idea of a text and how it is conveyed through particular details; provide a summary of the text distinct from personal opinions or judgments.
W7.4, pg 43-Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience
8th grade- RL8.1 pg 35; RI8.1 pg. 38-Cite textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
RL8.2 pg.35; RI8.2 pg. 38-Determine a theme or central idea of a text and how it is conveyed through particular details; provide a summary of the text distinct from personal opinions or judgments.
W8.4, pg 43-Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience

Teacher Activities

6th grade-Sight Words List Bellwork; 44 Teacher Book Module 2-Special Forces Argument Writing “Write An Argument”, pgs. 50-51.
7th grade-Sight Words List Bellwork; 44 Teacher Book Module 4-Famous or Infamous Research Project “Hold a Class Debate”, pgs. 96-97.
8th grade-Sight Words List Bellwork; 44 Teacher Book Module 6-Guilty Until Proven Innocent Argument Writing “Write An Argument”, pgs. 138-139.

Student Activities

6th grade-Sight Words List #14 Bellwork; 44 Student Book Module 2-Special Forces Argument Writing “Write An Argument”, pgs. 50-51; 44 Software Lesson; Independent Reading of Current Library Book.
7th grade-Sight Words List #10 Bellwork; 44 Student Book Module 4-Famous or Infamous Research Project “Hold a Class Debate”, pgs. 96-97; 44 Software Lesson; Independent Reading of Current Library Book
8th grade-Sight Words List #10 Bellwork; 44 Student Book Module 6-Guilty Until Proven Innocent Argument Writing “Write An Argument”, pgs. 138-139; 44 Software Lesson; Independent Reading of Current Library Book.

Assessment/Evaluation

Student participation in lessons, Quick Assessment in text, grades of 70% or better on worksheet; grades of 70% or better on computer lessons; reading quiz grades of 70% or better

Academic Vocabulary

6th grade-prompt; quotation; paraphrase; past-tense verb; adjective; simple sentence
6th grade Sight Words List #14-again; done; mother; though; another; during; pretty; around; first; soon
7th grade-brainstorm; debate; position; pros; cons; benefitting; harming; format; evidence; restate; opening statement; argument; closing statement; opinion
8th grade- prompt; quotation; paraphrase; dependent clause; verb phrase
7th/8th grade Sight Words List #10-about; how; together; yesterday; always; many; too; between; never; why

Classroom Resources

44 Teacher Book and Student Book; Resources for Differentiated Instruction Teacher Book; System 44 Articulation CD, Flip Chart, Letter Tile Sets, SAM Resources, System 44 Library, System 44 AudioBook CD, Reading Log; Graphic Organizer; Anchor Media; Whiteboards and Markers

Additional Resources

Literacy for the 21st Century: A Balanced Approach by Gail E. Tompkins
The Differentiated Classroom: Responding to the Needs of All Learners by Carol Ann Tomlinson
Locating and Correcting Reading Difficulties by James Shanker and Eldon Ekwall

Date

Tuesday 4/4/2017

Objective (TSW be able to)

6th grade-I will draw evidence from informational texts and paraphrase quotations, Write an argument paragraph using valid reasoning and sufficient evidence; Write an argument using past-tense verbs and adjectives in simple sentences; Collaborate with a partner to discuss ideas and to provide writing feedback.
7th grade-I will analyze the features of model debate notes; Collaborate to identify advantages and disadvantages of reality television; Prepare for a debate and take notes that convey information clearly; Use precise language and concrete details to develop the topic; Participate in a debate using a public voice; Provide peer feedback in a collaborative discussion.
8th grade-I will draw evidence from informational texts and paraphrase quotations; Write an argument using valid reasoning and sufficient evidence; Write an argument using dependent clauses and verb phrases in complex sentences; Collaborate with a partner to discuss ideas and to provide writing feedback.

Accommodations

Multi-Modal/Multi-Sensory Instruction; Adult Assistance With Reading Materials; Repetition/Short Instructions; Extra Time for Assignments; Additional Accommodations Per Individual IEP

Common Core State Standard

L6.6; L7.6; L 8.6 pg. 54-Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate general academic and domain-specific words and phrases; gather vocabulary knowledge when considering a word or phrase important to comprehension or expression.
6th grade-RL6.1 pg 35; RI6.1 pg. 38-Cite textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
RL6.2 pg.35; RI6.2 pg. 38-Determine a theme or central idea of a text and how it is conveyed through particular details; provide a summary of the text distinct from personal opinions or judgments.
W6.4, pg 43-Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience
7th grade- RL7.1 pg 35; RI7.1 pg. 38-Cite textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
RL7.2 pg.35; RI7.2 pg. 38-Determine a theme or central idea of a text and how it is conveyed through particular details; provide a summary of the text distinct from personal opinions or judgments.
W7.4, pg 43-Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience
8th grade-RL8.1 pg. 35;RI8.1 pg. 38-Cite the textual evidence that most strongly supports an analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
RL8.2 pg. 35; RI8.2 pg. 38-Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text, including its relationship to the characters, setting , and plot; provide an objective summary of the text.
W8.4, pg 43-Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience

Teacher Activities

6th grade-DOL Bellwork; 44 Teacher Book Module 2-Special Forces Argument Writing “Write An Argument”, pgs. 50-51.
7th grade-DOL Bellwork; 44 Teacher Book Module 4-Famous or Infamous Research Project “Hold a Class Debate”, pgs. 96-97.
8th grade-DOL Bellwork; 44 Teacher Book Module 6-Guilty Until Proven Innocent Argument Writing “Write An Argument”, pgs. 138-139.

Student Activities

6th grade-DOL Bellwork; 44 Student Book Module 2-Special Forces Argument Writing “Write An Argument”, pgs. 50-51; 44 Software Lesson; Independent Reading of Current Library Book.
7th grade-DOL Bellwork; 44 Student Book Module 4-Famous or Infamous Research Project “Hold a Class Debate”, pgs. 96-97; 44 Software Lesson; Independent Reading of Current Library Book
8th grade-DOL Bellwork; 44 Student Book Module 6-Guilty Until Proven Innocent Argument Writing “Write An Argument”, pgs. 138-139; 44 Software Lesson; Independent Reading of Current Library Book.

Assessment/Evaluation

Student participation in lessons, Quick Assessment in text, grades of 70% or better on worksheet; grades of 70% or better on computer lessons; reading quiz grades of 70% or better

Academic Vocabulary

6th grade-prompt; quotation; paraphrase; past-tense verb; adjective; simple sentence
6th grade Sight Words List #14-again; done; mother; though; another; during; pretty; around; first; soon
7th grade-brainstorm; debate; position; pros; cons; benefitting; harming; format; evidence; restate; opening statement; argument; closing statement; opinion
8th grade- prompt; quotation; paraphrase; dependent clause; verb phrase
7th/8th grade Sight Words List #10-about; how; together; yesterday; always; many; too; between; never; why

Classroom Resources

44 Teacher Book and Student Book; Resources for Differentiated Instruction Teacher Book; System 44 Articulation CD, Flip Chart, Letter Tile Sets, SAM Resources, System 44 Library, System 44 AudioBook CD, Reading Log; Graphic Organizer; Anchor Media; Whiteboards and Markers

Additional Resources

Literacy for the 21st Century: A Balanced Approach by Gail E. Tompkins
The Differentiated Classroom: Responding to the Needs of All Learners by Carol Ann Tomlinson
Locating and Correcting Reading Difficulties by James Shanker and Eldon Ekwall

Date

Wednesday 4/5/17 (Early Release-2:20)

Objective (TSW be able to)

6th grade-I will draw evidence from informational texts and paraphrase quotations, Write an argument paragraph using valid reasoning and sufficient evidence; Write an argument using past-tense verbs and adjectives in simple sentences; Collaborate with a partner to discuss ideas and to provide writing feedback.
7th grade-I will analyze the features of model debate notes; Collaborate to identify advantages and disadvantages of reality television; Prepare for a debate and take notes that convey information clearly; Use precise language and concrete details to develop the topic; Participate in a debate using a public voice; Provide peer feedback in a collaborative discussion.
8th grade-I will draw evidence from informational texts and paraphrase quotations; Write an argument using valid reasoning and sufficient evidence; Write an argument using dependent clauses and verb phrases in complex sentences; Collaborate with a partner to discuss ideas and to provide writing feedback.

Accommodations

Multi-Modal/Multi-Sensory Instruction; Adult Assistance With Reading Materials; Repetition/Short Instructions; Extra Time for Assignments; Additional Accommodations Per Individual IEP

Common Core State Standard

L6.6; L7.6; L 8.6 pg. 54-Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate general academic and domain-specific words and phrases; gather vocabulary knowledge when considering a word or phrase important to comprehension or expression.
6th grade-RL6.1 pg 35; RI6.1 pg. 38-Cite textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
RL6.2 pg.35; RI6.2 pg. 38-Determine a theme or central idea of a text and how it is conveyed through particular details; provide a summary of the text distinct from personal opinions or judgments.
W6.4, pg 43-Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience
7th grade- RL7.1 pg 35; RI7.1 pg. 38-Cite textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
RL7.2 pg.35; RI7.2 pg. 38-Determine a theme or central idea of a text and how it is conveyed through particular details; provide a summary of the text distinct from personal opinions or judgments.
W7.4, pg 43-Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience
8th grade-RL8.1 pg. 35;RI8.1 pg. 38-Cite the textual evidence that most strongly supports an analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
RL8.2 pg. 35; RI8.2 pg. 38-Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text, including its relationship to the characters, setting , and plot; provide an objective summary of the text.
W8.4, pg 43-Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience

Teacher Activities

6th grade-DOL Bellwork; 44 Teacher Book Module 2-Special Forces Argument Writing “Write An Argument”, pgs. 50-51.
7th grade-DOL Bellwork; 44 Teacher Book Module 4-Famous or Infamous Research Project “Hold a Class Debate”, pgs. 96-97.
8th grade-DOL Bellwork; 44 Teacher Book Module 6-Guilty Until Proven Innocent Argument Writing “Write An Argument”, pgs. 138-139.

Student Activities

6th grade-DOL Bellwork; 44 Student Book Module 2-Special Forces Argument Writing “Write An Argument”, pgs. 50-51; 44 Software Lesson; Independent Reading of Current Library Book.
7th grade-DOL Bellwork; 44 Student Book Module 4-Famous or Infamous Research Project “Hold a Class Debate”, pgs. 96-97; 44 Software Lesson; Independent Reading of Current Library Book
8th grade-DOL Bellwork; 44 Student Book Module 6-Guilty Until Proven Innocent Argument Writing “Write An Argument”, pgs. 138-139; 44 Software Lesson; Independent Reading of Current Library Book.

Assessment/Evaluation

Student participation in lessons, Quick Assessment in text, grades of 70% or better on worksheet; grades of 70% or better on computer lessons; reading quiz grades of 70% or better

Academic Vocabulary

6th grade-prompt; quotation; paraphrase; past-tense verb; adjective; simple sentence
6th grade Sight Words List #14-again; done; mother; though; another; during; pretty; around; first; soon
7th grade-brainstorm; debate; position; pros; cons; benefitting; harming; format; evidence; restate; opening statement; argument; closing statement; opinion
8th grade- prompt; quotation; paraphrase; dependent clause; verb phrase
7th/8th grade Sight Words List #10-about; how; together; yesterday; always; many; too; between; never; why

Classroom Resources

44 Teacher Book and Student Book; Resources for Differentiated Instruction Teacher Book; System 44 Articulation CD, Flip Chart, Letter Tile Sets, SAM Resources, System 44 Library, System 44 AudioBook CD, Reading Log; Graphic Organizer; Anchor Media; Whiteboards and Markers

Additional Resources

Literacy for the 21st Century: A Balanced Approach by Gail E. Tompkins
The Differentiated Classroom: Responding to the Needs of All Learners by Carol Ann Tomlinson
Literacy Difficulties: Diagnosis and Instruction for Reading Specialists and Classroom Teachers by Cathy Collins Block

Date

Thursday 4/6/2017

Objective (TSW be able to)

6th grade-I will draw evidence from informational texts and paraphrase quotations, Write an argument paragraph using valid reasoning and sufficient evidence; Write an argument using past-tense verbs and adjectives in simple sentences; Collaborate with a partner to discuss ideas and to provide writing feedback.
7th grade-I will analyze the features of model debate notes; Collaborate to identify advantages and disadvantages of reality television; Prepare for a debate and take notes that convey information clearly; Use precise language and concrete details to develop the topic; Participate in a debate using a public voice; Provide peer feedback in a collaborative discussion.
8th grade-I will draw evidence from informational texts and paraphrase quotations; Write an argument using valid reasoning and sufficient evidence; Write an argument using dependent clauses and verb phrases in complex sentences; Collaborate with a partner to discuss ideas and to provide writing feedback.

Accommodations

Multi-Modal/Multi-Sensory Instruction; Adult Assistance With Reading Materials; Repetition/Short Instructions; Extra Time for Assignments; Additional Accommodations Per Individual IEP

Common Core State Standard

L6.6; L7.6; L 8.6 pg. 54-Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate general academic and domain-specific words and phrases; gather vocabulary knowledge when considering a word or phrase important to comprehension or expression.
6th grade-RL6.1 pg 35; RI6.1 pg. 38-Cite textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
RL6.2 pg.35; RI6.2 pg. 38-Determine a theme or central idea of a text and how it is conveyed through particular details; provide a summary of the text distinct from personal opinions or judgments.
W6.4, pg 43-Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience
7th grade-L7.4a pg. 54-Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple meaning words and phrases based on grade 7 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies: a)Use context as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase
8th grade- RL8.1 pg 35; RI8.1 pg. 38-Cite textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
RL8.2 pg.35; RI8.2 pg. 38-Determine a theme or central idea of a text and how it is conveyed through particular details; provide a summary of the text distinct from personal opinions or judgments.
W8.4, pg 43-Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience

Teacher Activities

6th grade-DOL Bellwork; 44 Teacher Book Module 2-Special Forces Argument Writing “Write An Argument”, pgs. 50-51.
7th grade-DOL Bellwork; 44 Teacher Book Module 4-Famous or Infamous Research Project “Hold a Class Debate”, pgs. 96-97.
8th grade-DOL Bellwork; 44 Teacher Book Module 6-Guilty Until Proven Innocent Argument Writing “Write An Argument”, pgs. 138-139.

Student Activities

6th grade-DOL Bellwork; 44 Student Book Module 2-Special Forces Argument Writing “Write An Argument”, pgs. 50-51; Sight Words Practice Activity; 44 Software Lesson; Independent Reading of Current Library Book.
7th grade-DOL Bellwork; 44 Student Book Module 4-Famous or Infamous Research Project “Hold a Class Debate”, pgs. 96-97; Sight Words Practice Activity; 44 Software Lesson; Independent Reading of Current Library Book
8th grade-DOL Bellwork; 44 Student Book Module 6-Guilty Until Proven Innocent Argument Writing “Write An Argument”, pgs. 138-139; 44 Software Lesson; Independent Reading of Current Library Book.

Assessment/Evaluation

Student participation in lessons, Quick Assessment in text, grades of 70% or better on worksheet; grades of 70% or better on computer lessons; reading quiz grades of 70% or better

Academic Vocabulary

6th grade-prompt; quotation; paraphrase; past-tense verb; adjective; simple sentence
6th grade Sight Words List #14-again; done; mother; though; another; during; pretty; around; first; soon
7th grade-brainstorm; debate; position; pros; cons; benefitting; harming; format; evidence; restate; opening statement; argument; closing statement; opinion
8th grade- prompt; quotation; paraphrase; dependent clause; verb phrase
7th/8th grade Sight Words List #10-about; how; together; yesterday; always; many; too; between; never; why

Classroom Resources

44 Teacher Book and Student Book; Resources for Differentiated Instruction Teacher Book; System 44 Articulation CD, Flip Chart, Letter Tile Sets, SAM Resources, System 44 Library, System 44 AudioBook CD, Reading Log; Graphic Organizer; Anchor Media; Whiteboards and Markers

Additional Resources

Literacy for the 21st Century: A Balanced Approach by Gail E. Tompkins
The Differentiated Classroom: Responding to the Needs of All Learners by Carol Ann Tomlinson
Literacy Difficulties: Diagnosis and Instruction for Reading Specialists and Classroom Teachers by Cathy Collins Block

Date

Friday 4/7/2017

Objective (TSW be able to)

6th, 7th & 8th grade-I will reading assigned text for fluency, meaning, and understanding

Accommodations

Multi-Modal/Multi-Sensory Instruction; Adult Assistance With Reading Materials; Repetition/Short Instructions; Extra Time for Assignments; Additional Accommodations Per Individual IEP

Common Core State Standard

L6.6; L7.6; L 8.6 pg. 54-Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate general academic and domain-specific words and phrases; gather vocabulary knowledge when considering a word or phrase important to comprehension or expression.
6th grade-L6.4a pg. 54-Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple meaning words and phrases based on grade 6 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies: a)Use context as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase
7th grade-L7.4a pg. 54-Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple meaning words and phrases based on grade 7 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies: a)Use context as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase
8th grade-L8.4a pg. 54-Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple meaning words and phrases based on grade 8 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies: a)Use context as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase

Teacher Activities

6th grade-DOL Bellwork; Sight Words Quiz #14; Plural Possessives Wkst. 2
7th grade-DOL Bellwork; Sight Words Reading Quiz; 44 Workbook Lesson 9.1/9.2 Wkst.
8th grade-DOL Bellwork; Sight Words Reading Quiz; 44 Workbook Lesson 9.1/9.2 Wkst.

Student Activities

6th grade- DOL Bellwork; Sight Words Quiz #14; Plural Possessives Wkst. 2; 44 Software Lesson; Independent Reading of Current Library Book.
7th grade-DOL Bellwork; Sight Words Reading Quiz; 44 Workbook Lesson 9.1/9.2 Wkst.; 44 Software Lesson; Independent Reading of Current Library Book.
8th grade-DOL Bellwork; Sight Words Reading Quiz; 44 Workbook Lesson 9.1/9.2 Wkst.; 44 Software Lesson; Independent Reading of Current Library Book.

Assessment/Evaluation

Student participation in lessons, Quick Assessment in text, grades of 70% or better on worksheet; grades of 70% or better on computer lessons; reading quiz grades of 70% or better

Academic Vocabulary

6th grade-possessive; singular; plural; possessive noun; apostrophe
6th grade Sight Words List #14-again; done; mother; though; another; during; pretty; around; first; soon
7th grade-schwa
8th grade-schwa
7th/8th grade Sight Words List #10-about; how; together; yesterday; always; many; too; between; never; why

Classroom Resources

44 Teacher Book and Student Book; Resources for Differentiated Instruction Teacher Book; System 44 Articulation CD, Flip Chart, Letter Tile Sets, SAM Resources, System 44 Library, System 44 AudioBook CD, Reading Log; Graphic Organizer; Anchor Media; Whiteboards and Markers

Additional Resources

Literacy for the 21st Century: A Balanced Approach by Gail E. Tompkins
The Differentiated Classroom: Responding to the Needs of All Learners by Carol Ann Tomlinson
How To Teach Reading: For Parents, Tutors, and Teachers by Edward Fry

 ​Week of Apr. 10-14, 2017

Date

Monday 4/10/2017

Objective (TSW be able to)

6th grade-I will draw evidence from informational texts and paraphrase quotations, Write an argument paragraph using valid reasoning and sufficient evidence; Write an argument using past-tense verbs and adjectives in simple sentences; Collaborate with a partner to discuss ideas and to provide writing feedback.
7th grade-I will analyze the features of model debate notes; Collaborate to identify advantages and disadvantages of reality television; Prepare for a debate and take notes that convey information clearly; Use precise language and concrete details to develop the topic; Participate in a debate using a public voice; Provide peer feedback in a collaborative discussion.
8th grade-I will draw evidence from informational texts and paraphrase quotations; Write an argument using valid reasoning and sufficient evidence; Write an argument using dependent clauses and verb phrases in complex sentences; Collaborate with a partner to discuss ideas and to provide writing feedback.

Accommodations

Multi-Modal/Multi-Sensory Instruction; Adult Assistance With Reading Materials; Repetition/Short Instructions; Extra Time for Assignments; Additional Accommodations Per Individual IEP

Common Core State Standard

L6.6; L7.6; L 8.6 pg. 54-Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate general academic and domain-specific words and phrases; gather vocabulary knowledge when considering a word or phrase important to comprehension or expression.
6th grade-RL6.1 pg 35; RI6.1 pg. 38-Cite textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
RL6.2 pg.35; RI6.2 pg. 38-Determine a theme or central idea of a text and how it is conveyed through particular details; provide a summary of the text distinct from personal opinions or judgments.
W6.4, pg 43-Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience
7th grade- RL7.1 pg 35; RI7.1 pg. 38-Cite textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
RL7.2 pg.35; RI7.2 pg. 38-Determine a theme or central idea of a text and how it is conveyed through particular details; provide a summary of the text distinct from personal opinions or judgments.
W7.4, pg 43-Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience
8th grade- RL8.1 pg 35; RI8.1 pg. 38-Cite textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
RL8.2 pg.35; RI8.2 pg. 38-Determine a theme or central idea of a text and how it is conveyed through particular details; provide a summary of the text distinct from personal opinions or judgments.
W8.4, pg 43-Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience

Teacher Activities

6th grade-Sight Words List Bellwork; 44 Teacher Book Module 2-Special Forces Argument Writing “Write An Argument”, pgs. 50-51.
7th grade-Sight Words List Bellwork; 44 Teacher Book Module 4-Famous or Infamous Research Project “Hold a Class Debate”, pgs. 96-97.
8th grade-Sight Words List Bellwork; 44 Teacher Book Module 6-Guilty Until Proven Innocent Argument Writing “Write An Argument”, pgs. 138-139.

Student Activities

6th grade-Sight Words List #15 Bellwork; 44 Student Book Module 2-Special Forces Argument Writing “Write An Argument”, pgs. 50-51; 44 Software Lesson; Independent Reading of Current Library Book.
7th grade-Sight Words List #11 Bellwork; 44 Student Book Module 4-Famous or Infamous Research Project “Hold a Class Debate”, pgs. 96-97; 44 Software Lesson; Independent Reading of Current Library Book
8th grade-Sight Words List #11 Bellwork; 44 Student Book Module 6-Guilty Until Proven Innocent Argument Writing “Write An Argument”, pgs. 138-139; 44 Software Lesson; Independent Reading of Current Library Book.

Assessment/Evaluation

Student participation in lessons, Quick Assessment in text, grades of 70% or better on worksheet; grades of 70% or better on computer lessons; reading quiz grades of 70% or better

Academic Vocabulary

6th grade-prompt; quotation; paraphrase; past-tense verb; adjective; simple sentence
6th grade Sight Word List #15-also; question; most; work; science; father; often; before; few; once
7th grade-brainstorm; debate; position; pros; cons; benefitting; harming; format; evidence; restate; opening statement; argument; closing statement; opinion
8th grade- prompt; quotation; paraphrase; dependent clause; verb phrase
7th/8th grade Sight Words List #11-along; different; off; word; below; every; should; put; heavy; thought

Classroom Resources

44 Teacher Book and Student Book; Resources for Differentiated Instruction Teacher Book; System 44 Articulation CD, Flip Chart, Letter Tile Sets, SAM Resources, System 44 Library, System 44 AudioBook CD, Reading Log; Graphic Organizer; Anchor Media; Whiteboards and Markers

Additional Resources

Literacy for the 21st Century: A Balanced Approach by Gail E. Tompkins
The Differentiated Classroom: Responding to the Needs of All Learners by Carol Ann Tomlinson
Locating and Correcting Reading Difficulties by James Shanker and Eldon Ekwall

Date

Tuesday 4/11/2017

Objective (TSW be able to)

6th grade-I will draw evidence from informational texts and paraphrase quotations, Write an argument paragraph using valid reasoning and sufficient evidence; Write an argument using past-tense verbs and adjectives in simple sentences; Collaborate with a partner to discuss ideas and to provide writing feedback.
7th grade-I will analyze the features of model debate notes; Collaborate to identify advantages and disadvantages of reality television; Prepare for a debate and take notes that convey information clearly; Use precise language and concrete details to develop the topic; Participate in a debate using a public voice; Provide peer feedback in a collaborative discussion.
8th grade-I will draw evidence from informational texts and paraphrase quotations; Write an argument using valid reasoning and sufficient evidence; Write an argument using dependent clauses and verb phrases in complex sentences; Collaborate with a partner to discuss ideas and to provide writing feedback.

Accommodations

Multi-Modal/Multi-Sensory Instruction; Adult Assistance With Reading Materials; Repetition/Short Instructions; Extra Time for Assignments; Additional Accommodations Per Individual IEP

Common Core State Standard

L6.6; L7.6; L 8.6 pg. 54-Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate general academic and domain-specific words and phrases; gather vocabulary knowledge when considering a word or phrase important to comprehension or expression.
6th grade-RL6.1 pg 35; RI6.1 pg. 38-Cite textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
RL6.2 pg.35; RI6.2 pg. 38-Determine a theme or central idea of a text and how it is conveyed through particular details; provide a summary of the text distinct from personal opinions or judgments.
W6.4, pg 43-Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience
7th grade- RL7.1 pg 35; RI7.1 pg. 38-Cite textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
RL7.2 pg.35; RI7.2 pg. 38-Determine a theme or central idea of a text and how it is conveyed through particular details; provide a summary of the text distinct from personal opinions or judgments.
W7.4, pg 43-Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience
8th grade-RL8.1 pg. 35;RI8.1 pg. 38-Cite the textual evidence that most strongly supports an analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
RL8.2 pg. 35; RI8.2 pg. 38-Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text, including its relationship to the characters, setting , and plot; provide an objective summary of the text.
W8.4, pg 43-Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience

Teacher Activitie

6th grade-DOL Bellwork; 44 Teacher Book Module 2-Special Forces Argument Writing “Write An Argument”, pgs. 50-51.
7th grade-DOL Bellwork; 44 Teacher Book Module 4-Famous or Infamous Research Project “Hold a Class Debate”, pgs. 96-97.
8th grade-DOL Bellwork; 44 Teacher Book Module 6-Guilty Until Proven Innocent Argument Writing “Write An Argument”, pgs. 138-139.

Student Activities

6th grade-DOL Bellwork; 44 Student Book Module 2-Special Forces Argument Writing “Write An Argument”, pgs. 50-51; 44 Software Lesson; Independent Reading of Current Library Book.
7th grade-DOL Bellwork; 44 Student Book Module 4-Famous or Infamous Research Project “Hold a Class Debate”, pgs. 96-97; 44 Software Lesson; Independent Reading of Current Library Book
8th grade-DOL Bellwork; 44 Student Book Module 6-Guilty Until Proven Innocent Argument Writing “Write An Argument”, pgs. 138-139; 44 Software Lesson; Independent Reading of Current Library Book.

Assessment/Evaluation

Student participation in lessons, Quick Assessment in text, grades of 70% or better on worksheet; grades of 70% or better on computer lessons; reading quiz grades of 70% or better

Academic Vocabular

6th grade-prompt; quotation; paraphrase; past-tense verb; adjective; simple sentence
6th grade Sight Word List #15-also; question; most; work; science; father; often; before; few; once
7th grade-brainstorm; debate; position; pros; cons; benefitting; harming; format; evidence; restate; opening statement; argument; closing statement; opinion
8th grade- prompt; quotation; paraphrase; dependent clause; verb phrase
7th/8th grade Sight Words List #11-along; different; off; word; below; every; should; put; heavy; thought

Classroom Resources

44 Teacher Book and Student Book; Resources for Differentiated Instruction Teacher Book; System 44 Articulation CD, Flip Chart, Letter Tile Sets, SAM Resources, System 44 Library, System 44 AudioBook CD, Reading Log; Graphic Organizer; Anchor Media; Whiteboards and Markers

Additional Resources

Literacy for the 21st Century: A Balanced Approach by Gail E. Tompkins

The Differentiated Classroom: Responding to the Needs of All Learners by Carol Ann Tomlinson

Locating and Correcting Reading Difficulties by James Shanker and Eldon Ekwall

Date

Wednesday 4/12/17 (Early Release-2:20)

Objective (TSW be able to)

6th grade-I will draw evidence from informational texts and paraphrase quotations, Write an argument paragraph using valid reasoning and sufficient evidence; Write an argument using past-tense verbs and adjectives in simple sentences; Collaborate with a partner to discuss ideas and to provide writing feedback.
7th grade-I will analyze the features of model debate notes; Collaborate to identify advantages and disadvantages of reality television; Prepare for a debate and take notes that convey information clearly; Use precise language and concrete details to develop the topic; Participate in a debate using a public voice; Provide peer feedback in a collaborative discussion.
8th grade-I will draw evidence from informational texts and paraphrase quotations; Write an argument using valid reasoning and sufficient evidence; Write an argument using dependent clauses and verb phrases in complex sentences; Collaborate with a partner to discuss ideas and to provide writing feedback.

Accommodations

Multi-Modal/Multi-Sensory Instruction; Adult Assistance With Reading Materials; Repetition/Short Instructions; Extra Time for Assignments; Additional Accommodations Per Individual IEP

Common Core State Standard

L6.6; L7.6; L 8.6 pg. 54-Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate general academic and domain-specific words and phrases; gather vocabulary knowledge when considering a word or phrase important to comprehension or expression.
6th grade-RL6.1 pg 35; RI6.1 pg. 38-Cite textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
RL6.2 pg.35; RI6.2 pg. 38-Determine a theme or central idea of a text and how it is conveyed through particular details; provide a summary of the text distinct from personal opinions or judgments.
W6.4, pg 43-Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience
7th grade- RL7.1 pg 35; RI7.1 pg. 38-Cite textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
RL7.2 pg.35; RI7.2 pg. 38-Determine a theme or central idea of a text and how it is conveyed through particular details; provide a summary of the text distinct from personal opinions or judgments.
W7.4, pg 43-Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience
8th grade-RL8.1 pg. 35;RI8.1 pg. 38-Cite the textual evidence that most strongly supports an analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
RL8.2 pg. 35; RI8.2 pg. 38-Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text, including its relationship to the characters, setting , and plot; provide an objective summary of the text.
W8.4, pg 43-Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience

Teacher Activities

6th grade-DOL Bellwork; 44 Teacher Book Module 2-Special Forces Argument Writing “Write An Argument”, pgs. 50-51.
7th grade-DOL Bellwork; 44 Teacher Book Module 4-Famous or Infamous Research Project “Hold a Class Debate”, pgs. 96-97.
8th grade-DOL Bellwork; 44 Teacher Book Module 6-Guilty Until Proven Innocent Argument Writing “Write An Argument”, pgs. 138-139.

Student Activities

6th grade-DOL Bellwork; 44 Student Book Module 2-Special Forces Argument Writing “Write An Argument”, pgs. 50-51; 44 Software Lesson; Independent Reading of Current Library Book.
7th grade-DOL Bellwork; 44 Student Book Module 4-Famous or Infamous Research Project “Hold a Class Debate”, pgs. 96-97; 44 Software Lesson; Independent Reading of Current Library Book
8th grade-DOL Bellwork; 44 Student Book Module 6-Guilty Until Proven Innocent Argument Writing “Write An Argument”, pgs. 138-139; 44 Software Lesson; Independent Reading of Current Library Book.

Assessment/Evaluation

Student participation in lessons, Quick Assessment in text, grades of 70% or better on worksheet; grades of 70% or better on computer lessons; reading quiz grades of 70% or better

Academic Vocabulry

6th grade-prompt; quotation; paraphrase; past-tense verb; adjective; simple sentence
6th grade Sight Word List #15-also; question; most; work; science; father; often; before; few; once
7th grade-brainstorm; debate; position; pros; cons; benefitting; harming; format; evidence; restate; opening statement; argument; closing statement; opinion
8th grade- prompt; quotation; paraphrase; dependent clause; verb phrase
7th/8th grade Sight Words List #11-along; different; off; word; below; every; should; put; heavy; thought

Classroom Resources

44 Teacher Book and Student Book; Resources for Differentiated Instruction Teacher Book; System 44 Articulation CD, Flip Chart, Letter Tile Sets, SAM Resources, System 44 Library, System 44 AudioBook CD, Reading Log; Graphic Organizer; Anchor Media; Whiteboards and Markers

Additional Resources

Literacy for the 21st Century: A Balanced Approach by Gail E. Tompkins
The Differentiated Classroom: Responding to the Needs of All Learners by Carol Ann Tomlinson
Literacy Difficulties: Diagnosis and Instruction for Reading Specialists and Classroom Teachers by Cathy Collins Block

Date

Thursday 4/13/2017

Objective (TSW be able to)

6th, 7th & 8th grade-I will reading assigned text for fluency, meaning, and understanding

Accommodations

Multi-Modal/Multi-Sensory Instruction; Adult Assistance With Reading Materials; Repetition/Short Instructions; Extra Time for Assignments; Additional Accommodations Per Individual IEP

Common Core State Standard

L6.6; L7.6; L 8.6 pg. 54-Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate general academic and domain-specific words and phrases; gather vocabulary knowledge when considering a word or phrase important to comprehension or expression.
6th grade-L6.4a pg. 54-Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple meaning words and phrases based on grade 6 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies: a)Use context as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase
7th grade-L7.4a pg. 54-Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple meaning words and phrases based on grade 7 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies: a)Use context as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase
8th grade-L8.4a pg. 54-Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple meaning words and phrases based on grade 8 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies: a)Use context as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase

Teacher Activities

6th grade-DOL Bellwork; Sight Words Quiz #15; 44 Workbook Lesson 7.7 Wkst.
7th grade-DOL Bellwork; Sight Words Reading Quiz; 44 Workbook Lesson 9.3/9.4 Wkst.
8th grade-DOL Bellwork; Sight Words Reading Quiz; 44 Workbook Lesson 9.3/9.4 Wkst.

Student Activities

6th grade- DOL Bellwork; Sight Words Quiz #15; 44 Workbook Lesson 7.7 Wkst.; 44 Software Lesson; Independent Reading of Current Library Book.
7th grade-DOL Bellwork; Sight Words Reading Quiz; 44 Workbook Lesson 9.3/9.4 Wkst.; 44 Software Lesson; Independent Reading of Current Library Book.
8th grade-DOL Bellwork; Sight Words Reading Quiz; 44 Workbook Lesson 9.3/9.4 Wkst.; 44 Software Lesson; Independent Reading of Current Library Book.

Assessment/Evaluation

Student participation in lessons, Quick Assessment in text, grades of 70% or better on worksheet; grades of 70% or better on computer lessons; reading quiz grades of 70% or better

Academic Vocabulary

6th grade-consonant blends; endings
6th grade Sight Word List #15-also; question; most; work; science; father; often; before; few; once
7th grade-brainstorm; debate; position; pros; cons; benefitting; harming; format; evidence; restate; opening statement; argument; closing statement; opinion
8th grade- prompt; quotation; paraphrase; dependent clause; verb phrase
7th/8th grade Sight Words List #11-along; different; off; word; below; every; should; put; heavy; thought

Classroom Resources

44 Teacher Book and Student Book; Resources for Differentiated Instruction Teacher Book; System 44 Articulation CD, Flip Chart, Letter Tile Sets, SAM Resources, System 44 Library, System 44 AudioBook CD, Reading Log; Graphic Organizer; Anchor Media; Whiteboards and Markers

Additional Resources

Literacy for the 21st Century: A Balanced Approach by Gail E. Tompkins
The Differentiated Classroom: Responding to the Needs of All Learners by Carol Ann Tomlinson
Literacy Difficulties: Diagnosis and Instruction for Reading Specialists and Classroom Teachers by Cathy Collins Block

Date

Friday 4/14/2017

Objective

(TSW be able to)

Good Friday Holiday-No School

Accommodations

 

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Assessment/Evaluation

 

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Classroom Resources

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 ​Week of Apr. 17-21, 2017

Date

Monday 4/17/2017

Objective (TSW be able to)

6th grade-I will analyze the features of a model speech; Collaborate to identify evidence that explains why special forces are important; Plan and write a speech that conveys information clearly; Use precise language and concrete details to develop the topic; Present a speech while making eye contact; Provide peer feedback in a collaborative discussion.
7th grade-I will analyze the features of model debate notes; Collaborate to identify advantages and disadvantages of reality television; Prepare for a debate and take notes that convey information clearly; Use precise language and concrete details to develop the topic; Participate in a debate using a public voice; Provide peer feedback in a collaborative discussion.
8th grade-I will analyze the features of a model survey; Collaborate to brainstorm questions for a survey; Plan and create a survey that conveys information clearly; Use precise language and concrete details to develop the topic; Present a survey using clear pronunciation; Provide peer feedback in a collaborative discussion.

Accommodations

Multi-Modal/Multi-Sensory Instruction; Adult Assistance With Reading Materials; Repetition/Short Instructions; Extra Time for Assignments; Additional Accommodations Per Individual IEP

Common Core State Standard

L6.6; L7.6; L 8.6 pg. 54-Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate general academic and domain-specific words and phrases; gather vocabulary knowledge when considering a word or phrase important to comprehension or expression.
6th grade-RL6.1 pg 35; RI6.1 pg. 38-Cite textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
RL6.2 pg.35; RI6.2 pg. 38-Determine a theme or central idea of a text and how it is conveyed through particular details; provide a summary of the text distinct from personal opinions or judgments.
W6.4, pg 43-Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience
7th grade- RL7.1 pg 35; RI7.1 pg. 38-Cite textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
RL7.2 pg.35; RI7.2 pg. 38-Determine a theme or central idea of a text and how it is conveyed through particular details; provide a summary of the text distinct from personal opinions or judgments.
W7.4, pg 43-Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience
8th grade- RL8.1 pg 35; RI8.1 pg. 38-Cite textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
RL8.2 pg.35; RI8.2 pg. 38-Determine a theme or central idea of a text and how it is conveyed through particular details; provide a summary of the text distinct from personal opinions or judgments.
W8.4, pg 43-Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience

Teacher Activities

6th grade-Sight Words List Bellwork; 44 Teacher Book Module 2-Special Forces Research Project “Give a Speech”, pgs. 52-53.
7th grade-Sight Words List Bellwork; 44 Teacher Book Module 4-Famous or Infamous Research Project “Hold a Class Debate”, pgs. 96-97.
8th grade-Sight Words List Bellwork; 44 Teacher Book Module 6-Guilty Until Proven Innocent Research Project “Create a Survey”, pgs. 140-141.

Student Activities

6th grade-Sight Words List #15 Bellwork; 44 Student Book Module 2-Special Forces Research Project “Give a Speech”, pgs. 52-53; 44 Software Lesson; Independent Reading of Current Library Book.
7th grade-Sight Words List #11 Bellwork; 44 Student Book Module 4-Famous or Infamous Research Project “Hold a Class Debate”, pgs. 96-97; 44 Software Lesson; Independent Reading of Current Library Book
8th grade-Sight Words List #11 Bellwork; 44 Student Book Module 6-Guilty Until Proven Innocent Research Project “Create a Survey”, pgs. 140-141; 44 Software Lesson; Independent Reading of Current Library Book.

Assessment/Evaluation

Student participation in lessons, Quick Assessment in text, grades of 70% or better on worksheet; grades of 70% or better on computer lessons; reading quiz grades of 70% or better

Academic Vocabulary

6th grade-brainstorm; facts; evidence; details; eye contact; audience;
6th grade Sight Word List ##12-above; both; only; would; answer; nature; through; believe; leave; took
7th grade-brainstorm; debate; position; pros; cons; benefitting; harming; format; evidence; restate; opening statement; argument; closing statement; opinion
8th grade- survey; summarize; yes/no questions; rating scale; open-ended questions; effective presentation; clear pronunciation
7th/8th grade Sight Words List ##12-above; both; only; would; answer; nature; through; believe; leave; took

Classroom Resources

44 Teacher Book and Student Book; Resources for Differentiated Instruction Teacher Book; System 44 Articulation CD, Flip Chart, Letter Tile Sets, SAM Resources, System 44 Library, System 44 AudioBook CD, Reading Log; Graphic Organizer; Anchor Media; Whiteboards and Markers

Additional Resources

Literacy for the 21st Century: A Balanced Approach by Gail E. Tompkins
The Differentiated Classroom: Responding to the Needs of All Learners by Carol Ann Tomlinson
Locating and Correcting Reading Difficulties by James Shanker and Eldon Ekwall

Date

Tuesday 4/18/2017

Objective (TSW be able to)

6th grade-I will analyze the features of a model speech; Collaborate to identify evidence that explains why special forces are important; Plan and write a speech that conveys information clearly; Use precise language and concrete details to develop the topic; Present a speech while making eye contact; Provide peer feedback in a collaborative discussion.
7th grade-I will analyze the features of model debate notes; Collaborate to identify advantages and disadvantages of reality television; Prepare for a debate and take notes that convey information clearly; Use precise language and concrete details to develop the topic; Participate in a debate using a public voice; Provide peer feedback in a collaborative discussion.
8th grade-I will analyze the features of a model survey; Collaborate to brainstorm questions for a survey; Plan and create a survey that conveys information clearly; Use precise language and concrete details to develop the topic; Present a survey using clear pronunciation; Provide peer feedback in a collaborative discussion.

Accommodations

Multi-Modal/Multi-Sensory Instruction; Adult Assistance With Reading Materials; Repetition/Short Instructions; Extra Time for Assignments; Additional Accommodations Per Individual IEP

Common Core State Standard

L6.6; L7.6; L 8.6 pg. 54-Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate general academic and domain-specific words and phrases; gather vocabulary knowledge when considering a word or phrase important to comprehension or expression.
6th grade-RL6.1 pg 35; RI6.1 pg. 38-Cite textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
RL6.2 pg.35; RI6.2 pg. 38-Determine a theme or central idea of a text and how it is conveyed through particular details; provide a summary of the text distinct from personal opinions or judgments.
W6.4, pg 43-Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience
7th grade- RL7.1 pg 35; RI7.1 pg. 38-Cite textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
RL7.2 pg.35; RI7.2 pg. 38-Determine a theme or central idea of a text and how it is conveyed through particular details; provide a summary of the text distinct from personal opinions or judgments.
W7.4, pg 43-Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience
8th grade-RL8.1 pg. 35;RI8.1 pg. 38-Cite the textual evidence that most strongly supports an analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
RL8.2 pg. 35; RI8.2 pg. 38-Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text, including its relationship to the characters, setting , and plot; provide an objective summary of the text.
W8.4, pg 43-Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience

Teacher Activities

6th grade-DOL Bellwork; 44 Teacher Book Module 2-Special Forces Research Project “Give a Speech”, pgs. 52-53.
7th grade-DOL Bellwork; 44 Teacher Book Module 4-Famous or Infamous Research Project “Hold a Class Debate”, pgs. 96-97.
8th grade-DOL Bellwork; 44 Teacher Book Module 6-Guilty Until Proven Innocent Research Project “Create a Survey”, pgs. 140-141.

Student Activities

6th grade-DOL Bellwork; 44 Student Book Module 2-Special Forces Research Project “Give a Speech”, pgs. 52-53; 44 Software Lesson; Independent Reading of Current Library Book.
7th grade-DOL Bellwork; 44 Student Book Module 4-Famous or Infamous Research Project “Hold a Class Debate”, pgs. 96-97; 44 Software Lesson; Independent Reading of Current Library Book
8th grade-DOL Bellwork; 44 Student Book Module 6-Guilty Until Proven Innocent Research Project “Create a Survey”, pgs. 140-141; 44 Software Lesson; Independent Reading of Current Library Book.

Assessment/Evaluation

Student participation in lessons, Quick Assessment in text, grades of 70% or better on worksheet; grades of 70% or better on computer lessons; reading quiz grades of 70% or better

Academic Vocabulary

6th grade-brainstorm; facts; evidence; details; eye contact; audience;
6th grade Sight Word List ##12-above; both; only; would; answer; nature; through; believe; leave; took
7th grade-brainstorm; debate; position; pros; cons; benefitting; harming; format; evidence; restate; opening statement; argument; closing statement; opinion
8th grade- survey; summarize; yes/no questions; rating scale; open-ended questions; effective presentation; clear pronunciation
7th/8th grade Sight Words List ##12-above; both; only; would; answer; nature; through; believe; leave; took

Classroom Resources

44 Teacher Book and Student Book; Resources for Differentiated Instruction Teacher Book; System 44 Articulation CD, Flip Chart, Letter Tile Sets, SAM Resources, System 44 Library, System 44 AudioBook CD, Reading Log; Graphic Organizer; Anchor Media; Whiteboards and Markers

Additional Resources

Literacy for the 21st Century: A Balanced Approach by Gail E. Tompkins
The Differentiated Classroom: Responding to the Needs of All Learners by Carol Ann Tomlinson
Locating and Correcting Reading Difficulties by James Shanker and Eldon Ekwall

Date

Wednesday 4/19/17 (Early Release-2:20)

Objective (TSW be able to)

6th grade-I will analyze the features of a model speech; Collaborate to identify evidence that explains why special forces are important; Plan and write a speech that conveys information clearly; Use precise language and concrete details to develop the topic; Present a speech while making eye contact; Provide peer feedback in a collaborative discussion.
7th grade-I will analyze the features of model debate notes; Collaborate to identify advantages and disadvantages of reality television; Prepare for a debate and take notes that convey information clearly; Use precise language and concrete details to develop the topic; Participate in a debate using a public voice; Provide peer feedback in a collaborative discussion.
8th grade-I will analyze the features of a model survey; Collaborate to brainstorm questions for a survey; Plan and create a survey that conveys information clearly; Use precise language and concrete details to develop the topic; Present a survey using clear pronunciation; Provide peer feedback in a collaborative discussion.

Accommodations

Multi-Modal/Multi-Sensory Instruction; Adult Assistance With Reading Materials; Repetition/Short Instructions; Extra Time for Assignments; Additional Accommodations Per Individual IEP

Common Core State Standard

L6.6; L7.6; L 8.6 pg. 54-Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate general academic and domain-specific words and phrases; gather vocabulary knowledge when considering a word or phrase important to comprehension or expression.
6th grade-RL6.1 pg 35; RI6.1 pg. 38-Cite textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
RL6.2 pg.35; RI6.2 pg. 38-Determine a theme or central idea of a text and how it is conveyed through particular details; provide a summary of the text distinct from personal opinions or judgments.
W6.4, pg 43-Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience
7th grade- RL7.1 pg 35; RI7.1 pg. 38-Cite textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
RL7.2 pg.35; RI7.2 pg. 38-Determine a theme or central idea of a text and how it is conveyed through particular details; provide a summary of the text distinct from personal opinions or judgments.
W7.4, pg 43-Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience
8th grade-RL8.1 pg. 35;RI8.1 pg. 38-Cite the textual evidence that most strongly supports an analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
RL8.2 pg. 35; RI8.2 pg. 38-Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text, including its relationship to the characters, setting , and plot; provide an objective summary of the text.
W8.4, pg 43-Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience

Teacher Activities

6th grade-DOL Bellwork; 44 Teacher Book Module 2-Special Forces Research Project “Give a Speech”, pgs. 52-53.
7th grade-DOL Bellwork; 44 Teacher Book Module 4-Famous or Infamous Research Project “Hold a Class Debate”, pgs. 96-97.
8th grade-DOL Bellwork; 44 Teacher Book Module 6-Guilty Until Proven Innocent Research Project “Create a Survey”, pgs. 140-141.

Student Activities

6th grade-DOL Bellwork; 44 Student Book Module 2-Special Forces Research Project “Give a Speech”, pgs. 52-53; 44 Software Lesson; Independent Reading of Current Library Book.
7th grade-DOL Bellwork; 44 Student Book Module 4-Famous or Infamous Research Project “Hold a Class Debate”, pgs. 96-97; 44 Software Lesson; Independent Reading of Current Library Book
8th grade-DOL Bellwork; 44 Student Book Module 6-Guilty Until Proven Innocent Research Project “Create a Survey”, pgs. 140-141; 44 Software Lesson; Independent Reading of Current Library Book.

Assessment/Evaluation

Student participation in lessons, Quick Assessment in text, grades of 70% or better on worksheet; grades of 70% or better on computer lessons; reading quiz grades of 70% or better

Academic Vocabulary

6th grade-brainstorm; facts; evidence; details; eye contact; audience;
6th grade Sight Word List ##12-above; both; only; would; answer; nature; through; believe; leave; took
7th grade-brainstorm; debate; position; pros; cons; benefitting; harming; format; evidence; restate; opening statement; argument; closing statement; opinion
8th grade- survey; summarize; yes/no questions; rating scale; open-ended questions; effective presentation; clear pronunciation
7th/8th grade Sight Words List ##12-above; both; only; would; answer; nature; through; believe; leave; took

Classroom Resources

44 Teacher Book and Student Book; Resources for Differentiated Instruction Teacher Book; System 44 Articulation CD, Flip Chart, Letter Tile Sets, SAM Resources, System 44 Library, System 44 AudioBook CD, Reading Log; Graphic Organizer; Anchor Media; Whiteboards and Markers

Additional Resources

Literacy for the 21st Century: A Balanced Approach by Gail E. Tompkins
The Differentiated Classroom: Responding to the Needs of All Learners by Carol Ann Tomlinson
Literacy Difficulties: Diagnosis and Instruction for Reading Specialists and Classroom Teachers by Cathy Collins Block

Date

Thursday 4/20/2017

Objective (TSW be able to)

6th grade-I will analyze the features of a model speech; Collaborate to identify evidence that explains why special forces are important; Plan and write a speech that conveys information clearly; Use precise language and concrete details to develop the topic; Present a speech while making eye contact; Provide peer feedback in a collaborative discussion.
7th grade-I will analyze the features of model debate notes; Collaborate to identify advantages and disadvantages of reality television; Prepare for a debate and take notes that convey information clearly; Use precise language and concrete details to develop the topic; Participate in a debate using a public voice; Provide peer feedback in a collaborative discussion.
8th grade-I will analyze the features of a model survey; Collaborate to brainstorm questions for a survey; Plan and create a survey that conveys information clearly; Use precise language and concrete details to develop the topic; Present a survey using clear pronunciation; Provide peer feedback in a collaborative discussion.

Accommodations

Multi-Modal/Multi-Sensory Instruction; Adult Assistance With Reading Materials; Repetition/Short Instructions; Extra Time for Assignments; Additional Accommodations Per Individual IEP

Common Core State Standard

L6.6; L7.6; L 8.6 pg. 54-Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate general academic and domain-specific words and phrases; gather vocabulary knowledge when considering a word or phrase important to comprehension or expression.
6th grade-L6.4a pg. 54-Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple meaning words and phrases based on grade 6 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies: a)Use context as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase
7th grade-L7.4a pg. 54-Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple meaning words and phrases based on grade 7 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies: a)Use context as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase
8th grade-L8.4a pg. 54-Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple meaning words and phrases based on grade 8 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies: a)Use context as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase

Teacher Activities

6th grade-DOL Bellwork; 44 Teacher Book Module 2-Special Forces Research Project “Give a Speech”, pgs. 52-53.
7th grade-DOL Bellwork; Sight Words Reading Quiz; 44 Workbook Lesson 9.3/9.4 Wkst.
8th grade-DOL Bellwork; 44 Teacher Book Module 6-Guilty Until Proven Innocent Research Project “Create a Survey”, pgs. 140-141.

Student Activities

6th grade-DOL Bellwork; 44 Student Book Module 2-Special Forces Research Project “Give a Speech”, pgs. 52-53; 44 Software Lesson; Independent Reading of Current Library Book.
7th grade-DOL Bellwork; Sight Words Reading Quiz; 44 Workbook Lesson 9.3/9.4 Wkst.; 44 Software Lesson; Independent Reading of Current Library Book.
8th grade-DOL Bellwork; 44 Student Book Module
6-Guilty Until Proven Innocent Research Project “Create a Survey”, pgs. 140-141; 44 Software Lesson; Independent Reading of Current Library Book.

Assessment/Evaluation

Student participation in lessons, Quick Assessment in text, grades of 70% or better on worksheet; grades of 70% or better on computer lessons; reading quiz grades of 70% or better

Academic Vocabulary

6th grade-brainstorm; facts; evidence; details; eye contact; audience;
6th grade Sight Word List ##12-above; both; only; would; answer; nature; through; believe; leave; took
7th grade-brainstorm; debate; position; pros; cons; benefitting; harming; format; evidence; restate; opening statement; argument; closing statement; opinion
8th grade- survey; summarize; yes/no questions; rating scale; open-ended questions; effective presentation; clear pronunciation
7th/8th grade Sight Words List ##12-above; both; only; would; answer; nature; through; believe; leave; took

Classroom Resources

44 Teacher Book and Student Book; Resources for Differentiated Instruction Teacher Book; System 44 Articulation CD, Flip Chart, Letter Tile Sets, SAM Resources, System 44 Library, System 44 AudioBook CD, Reading Log; Graphic Organizer; Anchor Media; Whiteboards and Markers

Additional Resources

Literacy for the 21st Century: A Balanced Approach by Gail E. Tompkins
The Differentiated Classroom: Responding to the Needs of All Learners by Carol Ann Tomlinson
Literacy Difficulties: Diagnosis and Instruction for Reading Specialists and Classroom Teachers by Cathy Collins Block

Date

Friday 4/21/2017

Objective (TSW be able to)

6th, 7th & 8th grade-I will reading assigned text for fluency, meaning, and understanding

Accommodations

Multi-Modal/Multi-Sensory Instruction; Adult Assistance With Reading Materials; Repetition/Short Instructions; Extra Time for Assignments; Additional Accommodations Per Individual IEP

Common Core State Standard

L6.6; L7.6; L 8.6 pg. 54-Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate general academic and domain-specific words and phrases; gather vocabulary knowledge when considering a word or phrase important to comprehension or expression.
6th grade-L6.4a pg. 54-Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple meaning words and phrases based on grade 6 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies: a)Use context as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase
7th grade-L7.4a pg. 54-Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple meaning words and phrases based on grade 7 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies: a)Use context as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase
8th grade-L8.4a pg. 54-Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple meaning words and phrases based on grade 8 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies: a)Use context as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase

Teacher Activities

6th grade-DOL Bellwork; Sight Words Quiz #12; 44 Workbook Lesson 8.1/8.2 Wkst.
7th grade-DOL Bellwork; Sight Words Reading Quiz; 44 Workbook Lesson 9.5/9.6 Wkst.
8th grade-DOL Bellwork; Sight Words Reading Quiz; 44 Workbook Lesson 9.5/9.6 Wkst.

Student Activities

6th grade- DOL Bellwork; Sight Words Quiz #12; 44 Workbook Lesson 8.1/8.2 Wkst.; 44 Software Lesson; Independent Reading of Current Library Book.
7th grade-DOL Bellwork; Sight Words Reading Quiz; 44 Workbook Lesson 9.5/9.6 Wkst.; 44 Software Lesson; Independent Reading of Current Library Book.
8th grade-DOL Bellwork; Sight Words Reading Quiz; 44 Workbook Lesson 9.5/9.6 Wkst.; 44 Software Lesson; Independent Reading of Current Library Book.

Assessment/Evaluation

Student participation in lessons, Quick Assessment in text, grades of 70% or better on worksheet; grades of 70% or better on computer lessons; reading quiz grades of 70% or better

Academic Vocabulary

6th grade-digraphs
6th grade Sight Word List #12-above; both; only; would; answer; nature; through; believe; leave; took
7th grade-schwa; open syllable; closed syllable; stressed syllable; unstressed syllable
8th grade- schwa; open syllable; closed syllable; stressed syllable; unstressed syllable
7th/8th grade Sight Words List ##12-above; both; only; would; answer; nature; through; believe; leave; took

Classroom Resources

44 Teacher Book and Student Book; Resources for Differentiated Instruction Teacher Book; System 44 Articulation CD, Flip Chart, Letter Tile Sets, SAM Resources, System 44 Library, System 44 AudioBook CD, Reading Log; Graphic Organizer; Anchor Media; Whiteboards and Markers

Additional Resources

Literacy for the 21st Century: A Balanced Approach by Gail E. Tompkins
The Differentiated Classroom: Responding to the Needs of All Learners by Carol Ann Tomlinson
How To Teach Reading: For Parents, Tutors, and Teachers by Edward Fry

 ​Week of Apr. 24-28, 2017

Date

                                              Monday 4/24/2017

Objective

(TSW be able to)

6th grade-I will analyze the features of a model speech; Collaborate to identify evidence that explains why special forces are important; Plan and write a speech that conveys information clearly; Use precise language and concrete details to develop the topic; Present a speech while making eye contact; Provide peer feedback in a collaborative discussion.

7th grade-I will analyze the features of model debate notes; Collaborate to identify advantages and disadvantages of reality television; Prepare for a debate and take notes that convey information clearly; Use precise language and concrete details to develop the topic; Participate in a debate using a public voice; Provide peer feedback in a collaborative discussion.

8th grade-I will analyze the features of a model survey; Collaborate to brainstorm questions for a survey; Plan and create a survey that conveys information clearly; Use precise language and concrete details to develop the topic; Present a survey using clear pronunciation; Provide peer feedback in a collaborative discussion.

Accommodations

Multi-Modal/Multi-Sensory Instruction; Adult Assistance With Reading Materials; Repetition/Short Instructions; Extra Time for Assignments; Additional Accommodations Per Individual IEP

Common Core State Standard

L6.6; L7.6; L 8.6 pg. 54-Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate general academic and domain-specific words and phrases; gather  vocabulary knowledge when considering a word or phrase important to comprehension or expression.

6th grade-RL6.1 pg 35; RI6.1 pg. 38-Cite textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.

RL6.2 pg.35; RI6.2 pg. 38-Determine a theme or central idea of a text and how it is conveyed through particular details; provide a summary of the text distinct from personal opinions or judgments.

W6.4, pg 43-Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience

7th grade- RL7.1 pg 35; RI7.1 pg. 38-Cite textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.

RL7.2 pg.35; RI7.2 pg. 38-Determine a theme or central idea of a text and how it is conveyed through particular details; provide a summary of the text distinct from personal opinions or judgments.

W7.4, pg 43-Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience

 8th grade- RL8.1 pg 35; RI8.1 pg. 38-Cite textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.

RL8.2 pg.35; RI8.2 pg. 38-Determine a theme or central idea of a text and how it is conveyed through particular details; provide a summary of the text distinct from personal opinions or judgments.

W8.4, pg 43-Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience

Teacher Activities

6th grade-Sight Words List Bellwork; 44 Teacher Book Module 2-Special Forces Research Project “Give a Speech”, pgs. 52-53.

7th grade-Sight Words List Bellwork; 44 Teacher Book Module 4-Famous or Infamous Research Project “Hold a Class Debate”, pgs. 96-97.

8th grade-Sight Words List Bellwork; 44 Teacher Book Module 6-Guilty Until Proven Innocent Research Project “Create a Survey”, pgs. 140-141.

Student Activities

6th grade-Sight Words List #16 Bellwork; 44 Student Book Module 2-Special Forces Research Project “Give a Speech”, pgs. 52-53; 44 Software Lesson; Independent Reading of Current Library Book.

7th grade-Sight Words List #13 Bellwork; 44 Student Book Module 4-Famous or Infamous Research Project “Hold a Class Debate”, pgs. 96-97; 44 Software Lesson; Independent Reading of Current Library Book

8th grade-Sight Words List #13 Bellwork; 44 Student Book Module 6-Guilty Until Proven Innocent Research Project “Create a Survey”, pgs. 140-141; 44 Software Lesson; Independent Reading of Current Library Book.

Assessment/Evaluation

Student participation in lessons, Quick Assessment in text, grades of 70% or better on worksheet; grades of 70% or better on computer lessons; reading quiz grades of 70% or better

Academic Vocabulary

6th grade-brainstorm; facts; evidence; details; eye contact; audience;

6th grade Sight Word List #16-after; either; idea; area; choose; favorite; learn; eight; four; none

7th grade-brainstorm; debate; position; pros; cons; benefitting; harming; format; evidence; restate; opening statement; argument; closing statement; opinion

8th grade- survey; summarize; yes/no questions; rating scale; open-ended questions; effective presentation; clear pronunciation

7th/8th grade Sight Words List #13-any; great; move; really; been; know; other; even; laugh; please

Classroom Resources

44 Teacher Book and Student Book; Resources for Differentiated Instruction Teacher Book; System 44 Articulation CD, Flip Chart, Letter Tile Sets, SAM Resources, System 44 Library, System 44 AudioBook CD, Reading Log; Graphic Organizer; Anchor Media; Whiteboards and Markers

Additional Resources

Literacy for the 21st Century: A Balanced Approach by Gail E. Tompkins

The Differentiated Classroom: Responding to the Needs of All Learners by Carol Ann Tomlinson

Locating and Correcting Reading Difficulties by James Shanker and Eldon Ekwall

Date

                                             Tuesday 4/25/2017

Objective

(TSW be able to)

6th grade-I will analyze the features of a model speech; Collaborate to identify evidence that explains why special forces are important; Plan and write a speech that conveys information clearly; Use precise language and concrete details to develop the topic; Present a speech while making eye contact; Provide peer feedback in a collaborative discussion.

7th grade-I will analyze the features of model debate notes; Collaborate to identify advantages and disadvantages of reality television; Prepare for a debate and take notes that convey information clearly; Use precise language and concrete details to develop the topic; Participate in a debate using a public voice; Provide peer feedback in a collaborative discussion.

8th grade-I will analyze the features of a model survey; Collaborate to brainstorm questions for a survey; Plan and create a survey that conveys information clearly; Use precise language and concrete details to develop the topic; Present a survey using clear pronunciation; Provide peer feedback in a collaborative discussion.

Accommodations

Multi-Modal/Multi-Sensory Instruction; Adult Assistance With Reading Materials; Repetition/Short Instructions; Extra Time for Assignments; Additional Accommodations Per Individual IEP

Common Core State

Standard

L6.6; L7.6; L 8.6 pg. 54-Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate general academic and domain-specific words and phrases; gather  vocabulary knowledge when considering a word or phrase important to comprehension or expression.

6th grade-RL6.1 pg 35; RI6.1 pg. 38-Cite textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.

RL6.2 pg.35; RI6.2 pg. 38-Determine a theme or central idea of a text and how it is conveyed through particular details; provide a summary of the text distinct from personal opinions or judgments.

W6.4, pg 43-Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience

7th grade- RL7.1 pg 35; RI7.1 pg. 38-Cite textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.

RL7.2 pg.35; RI7.2 pg. 38-Determine a theme or central idea of a text and how it is conveyed through particular details; provide a summary of the text distinct from personal opinions or judgments.

W7.4, pg 43-Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience

8th grade-RL8.1 pg. 35;RI8.1 pg. 38-Cite the textual evidence that most strongly supports an analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.

RL8.2 pg. 35; RI8.2 pg. 38-Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text, including its relationship to the characters, setting , and plot; provide an objective summary of the text.

W8.4, pg 43-Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience

Teacher Activities

6th grade-DOL Bellwork; 44 Teacher Book Module 2-Special Forces Research Project “Give a Speech”, pgs. 52-53.

7th grade-DOL Bellwork; 44 Teacher Book Module 4-Famous or Infamous Research Project “Hold a Class Debate”, pgs. 96-97.

8th grade-DOL Bellwork; 44 Teacher Book Module 6-Guilty Until Proven Innocent Research Project “Create a Survey”, pgs. 140-141.

Student Activities

6th grade-DOL Bellwork; 44 Student Book Module 2-Special Forces Research Project “Give a Speech”, pgs. 52-53; 44 Software Lesson; Independent Reading of Current Library Book.

7th grade-DOL Bellwork; 44 Student Book Module 4-Famous or Infamous Research Project “Hold a Class Debate”, pgs. 96-97; 44 Software Lesson; Independent Reading of Current Library Book

8th grade-DOL Bellwork; 44 Student Book Module 6-Guilty Until Proven Innocent Research Project “Create a Survey”, pgs. 140-141; 44 Software Lesson; Independent Reading of Current Library Book.

Assessment/Evaluation

Student participation in lessons, Quick Assessment in text, grades of 70% or better on worksheet; grades of 70% or better on computer lessons; reading quiz grades of 70% or better

Academic Vocabulary

6th grade-brainstorm; facts; evidence; details; eye contact; audience;

6th grade Sight Word List #16-after; either; idea; area; choose; favorite; learn; eight; four; none

7th grade-brainstorm; debate; position; pros; cons; benefitting; harming; format; evidence; restate; opening statement; argument; closing statement; opinion

8th grade- survey; summarize; yes/no questions; rating scale; open-ended questions; effective presentation; clear pronunciation

7th/8th grade Sight Words List #13-any; great; move; really; been; know; other; even; laugh; please

Classroom Resources

44 Teacher Book and Student Book; Resources for Differentiated Instruction Teacher Book; System 44 Articulation CD, Flip Chart, Letter Tile Sets, SAM Resources, System 44 Library, System 44 AudioBook CD, Reading Log; Graphic Organizer; Anchor Media; Whiteboards and Markers

Additional Resources

Literacy for the 21st Century: A Balanced Approach by Gail E. Tompkins

The Differentiated Classroom: Responding to the Needs of All Learners by Carol Ann Tomlinson

Locating and Correcting Reading Difficulties by James Shanker and Eldon Ekwall

Date

                 Wednesday 4/26/17 (Early Release-2:20) 

Objective

(TSW be able to)

6th grade-I will analyze the features of a model speech; Collaborate to identify evidence that explains why special forces are important; Plan and write a speech that conveys information clearly; Use precise language and concrete details to develop the topic; Present a speech while making eye contact; Provide peer feedback in a collaborative discussion.

7th grade-I will analyze the features of model debate notes; Collaborate to identify advantages and disadvantages of reality television; Prepare for a debate and take notes that convey information clearly; Use precise language and concrete details to develop the topic; Participate in a debate using a public voice; Provide peer feedback in a collaborative discussion.

8th grade-I will analyze the features of a model survey; Collaborate to brainstorm questions for a survey; Plan and create a survey that conveys information clearly; Use precise language and concrete details to develop the topic; Present a survey using clear pronunciation; Provide peer feedback in a collaborative discussion.

Accommodations

Multi-Modal/Multi-Sensory Instruction; Adult Assistance With Reading Materials; Repetition/Short Instructions; Extra Time for Assignments; Additional Accommodations Per Individual IEP

Common Core State

Standard

L6.6; L7.6; L 8.6 pg. 54-Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate general academic and domain-specific words and phrases; gather  vocabulary knowledge when considering a word or phrase important to comprehension or expression.

6th grade-RL6.1 pg 35; RI6.1 pg. 38-Cite textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.

RL6.2 pg.35; RI6.2 pg. 38-Determine a theme or central idea of a text and how it is conveyed through particular details; provide a summary of the text distinct from personal opinions or judgments.

W6.4, pg 43-Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience

7th grade- RL7.1 pg 35; RI7.1 pg. 38-Cite textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.

RL7.2 pg.35; RI7.2 pg. 38-Determine a theme or central idea of a text and how it is conveyed through particular details; provide a summary of the text distinct from personal opinions or judgments.

W7.4, pg 43-Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience

8th grade-RL8.1 pg. 35;RI8.1 pg. 38-Cite the textual evidence that most strongly supports an analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.

RL8.2 pg. 35; RI8.2 pg. 38-Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text, including its relationship to the characters, setting , and plot; provide an objective summary of the text.

W8.4, pg 43-Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience

Teacher Activities

6th grade-DOL Bellwork; 44 Teacher Book Module 2-Special Forces Research Project “Give a Speech”, pgs. 52-53.

7th grade-DOL Bellwork; 44 Teacher Book Module 4-Famous or Infamous Research Project “Hold a Class Debate”, pgs. 96-97.

8th grade-DOL Bellwork; 44 Teacher Book Module 6-Guilty Until Proven Innocent Research Project “Create a Survey”, pgs. 140-141.

Student Activities

6th grade-DOL Bellwork; 44 Student Book Module 2-Special Forces Research Project “Give a Speech”, pgs. 52-53; 44 Software Lesson; Independent Reading of Current Library Book.

7th grade-DOL Bellwork; 44 Student Book Module 4-Famous or Infamous Research Project “Hold a Class Debate”, pgs. 96-97; 44 Software Lesson; Independent Reading of Current Library Book

8th grade-DOL Bellwork; 44 Student Book Module 6-Guilty Until Proven Innocent Research Project “Create a Survey”, pgs. 140-141; 44 Software Lesson; Independent Reading of Current Library Book.

Assessment/Evaluation

Student participation in lessons, Quick Assessment in text, grades of 70% or better on worksheet; grades of 70% or better on computer lessons; reading quiz grades of 70% or better

Academic Vocabulary

6th grade-brainstorm; facts; evidence; details; eye contact; audience;

6th grade Sight Word List #16-after; either; idea; area; choose; favorite; learn; eight; four; none

7th grade-brainstorm; debate; position; pros; cons; benefitting; harming; format; evidence; restate; opening statement; argument; closing statement; opinion

8th grade- survey; summarize; yes/no questions; rating scale; open-ended questions; effective presentation; clear pronunciation

7th/8th grade Sight Words List #13-any; great; move; really; been; know; other; even; laugh; please

Classroom Resources

44 Teacher Book and Student Book; Resources for Differentiated Instruction Teacher Book; System 44 Articulation CD, Flip Chart, Letter Tile Sets, SAM Resources, System 44 Library, System 44 AudioBook CD, Reading Log; Graphic Organizer; Anchor Media; Whiteboards and Markers

Additional Resources

Literacy for the 21st Century: A Balanced Approach by Gail E. Tompkins

The Differentiated Classroom: Responding to the Needs of All Learners by Carol Ann Tomlinson

Literacy Difficulties: Diagnosis and Instruction for Reading Specialists and Classroom Teachers by Cathy Collins Block 

Date

                                              Thursday 4/27/2017

Objective

(TSW be able to)

6th grade-I will analyze the features of a model speech; Collaborate to identify evidence that explains why special forces are important; Plan and write a speech that conveys information clearly; Use precise language and concrete details to develop the topic; Present a speech while making eye contact; Provide peer feedback in a collaborative discussion.

7th grade-I will analyze the features of model debate notes; Collaborate to identify advantages and disadvantages of reality television; Prepare for a debate and take notes that convey information clearly; Use precise language and concrete details to develop the topic; Participate in a debate using a public voice; Provide peer feedback in a collaborative discussion.

8th grade-I will analyze the features of a model survey; Collaborate to brainstorm questions for a survey; Plan and create a survey that conveys information clearly; Use precise language and concrete details to develop the topic; Present a survey using clear pronunciation; Provide peer feedback in a collaborative discussion.

Accommodations

Multi-Modal/Multi-Sensory Instruction; Adult Assistance With Reading Materials; Repetition/Short Instructions; Extra Time for Assignments; Additional Accommodations Per Individual IEP

Common Core State

Standard

L6.6; L7.6; L 8.6 pg. 54-Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate general academic and domain-specific words and phrases; gather  vocabulary knowledge when considering a word or phrase important to comprehension or expression.

6th grade-L6.4a pg. 54-Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple meaning words and phrases based on grade 6 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies: a)Use context as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase

7th grade-L7.4a pg. 54-Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple meaning words and phrases based on grade 7 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies: a)Use context as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase

8th grade-L8.4a pg. 54-Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple meaning words and phrases based on grade 8 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies: a)Use context as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase

Teacher Activities

6th grade-DOL Bellwork; 44 Teacher Book Module 2-Special Forces Research Project “Give a Speech”, pgs. 52-53.

7th grade-DOL Bellwork; Sight Words Reading Quiz; 44 Workbook Lesson 9.3/9.4 Wkst. 

8th grade-DOL Bellwork; 44 Teacher Book Module 6-Guilty Until Proven Innocent Research Project “Create a Survey”, pgs. 140-141.

Student Activities

6th grade-DOL Bellwork; 44 Student Book Module 2-Special Forces Research Project “Give a Speech”, pgs. 52-53; 44 Software Lesson; Independent Reading of Current Library Book.

7th grade-DOL Bellwork; Sight Words Reading Quiz; 44 Workbook Lesson 9.3/9.4 Wkst.; 44 Software Lesson; Independent Reading of Current Library Book.

8th grade-DOL Bellwork; 44 Student Book Module 6-Guilty Until Proven Innocent Research Project “Create a Survey”, pgs. 140-141; 44 Software Lesson; Independent Reading of Current Library Book.

Assessment/Evaluation

Student participation in lessons, Quick Assessment in text, grades of 70% or better on worksheet; grades of 70% or better on computer lessons; reading quiz grades of 70% or better

Academic Vocabulary

6th grade-brainstorm; facts; evidence; details; eye contact; audience;

6th grade Sight Word List #16-after; either; idea; area; choose; favorite; learn; eight; four; none

7th grade-brainstorm; debate; position; pros; cons; benefitting; harming; format; evidence; restate; opening statement; argument; closing statement; opinion

8th grade- survey; summarize; yes/no questions; rating scale; open-ended questions; effective presentation; clear pronunciation

7th/8th grade Sight Words List #13-any; great; move; really; been; know; other; even; laugh; please

Classroom Resources

44 Teacher Book and Student Book; Resources for Differentiated Instruction Teacher Book; System 44 Articulation CD, Flip Chart, Letter Tile Sets, SAM Resources, System 44 Library, System 44 AudioBook CD, Reading Log; Graphic Organizer; Anchor Media; Whiteboards and Markers

Additional Resources

Literacy for the 21st Century: A Balanced Approach by Gail E. Tompkins

The Differentiated Classroom: Responding to the Needs of All Learners by Carol Ann Tomlinson

Literacy Difficulties: Diagnosis and Instruction for Reading Specialists and Classroom Teachers by Cathy Collins Block 

Date

                                              Friday 4/28/2017

Objective

(TSW be able to)

6th, 7th  & 8th grade-I will reading assigned text for fluency, meaning, and understanding

Accommodations

Multi-Modal/Multi-Sensory Instruction; Adult Assistance With Reading Materials; Repetition/Short Instructions; Extra Time for Assignments; Additional Accommodations Per Individual IEP

Common Core State

Standard

L6.6; L7.6; L 8.6 pg. 54-Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate general academic and domain-specific words and phrases; gather  vocabulary knowledge when considering a word or phrase important to comprehension or expression.

6th grade-L6.4a pg. 54-Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple meaning words and phrases based on grade 6 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies: a)Use context as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase

7th grade-L7.4a pg. 54-Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple meaning words and phrases based on grade 7 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies: a)Use context as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase

8th grade-L8.4a pg. 54-Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple meaning words and phrases based on grade 8 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies: a)Use context as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase

Teacher Activities

6th grade-DOL Bellwork; Sight Words Quiz #12; 44 Workbook Lesson 8.3/8.4 Wkst.

7th grade-DOL Bellwork; Sight Words Reading Quiz; 44 Workbook Lesson 10.1/10.2 Wkst. 

8th grade-DOL Bellwork; Sight Words Reading Quiz; 44 Workbook Lesson 10.1/10.2 Wkst. 

Student Activities

6th grade- DOL Bellwork; Sight Words Quiz #16; 44 Workbook Lesson 8.3/8.4 Wkst.; 44 Software Lesson; Independent Reading of Current Library Book.

7th grade-DOL Bellwork; Sight Words Reading Quiz; 44 Workbook Lesson 10.1/10.2 Wkst.; 44 Software Lesson; Independent Reading of Current Library Book.

8th grade-DOL Bellwork; Sight Words Reading Quiz; 44 Workbook Lesson 10.1/10.2 Wkst.; 44 Software Lesson; Independent Reading of Current Library Book.     

Assessment/Evaluation

Student participation in lessons, Quick Assessment in text, grades of 70% or better on worksheet; grades of 70% or better on computer lessons; reading quiz grades of 70% or better

Academic Vocabulary

6th grade-digraphs

6th grade Sight Word List #16-after; either; idea; area; choose; favorite; learn; eight; four; none

7th grade-schwa; open syllable; closed syllable; stressed syllable; unstressed syllable

8th grade- schwa; open syllable; closed syllable; stressed syllable; unstressed syllable

7th/8th grade Sight Words List #13-any; great; move; really; been; know; other; even; laugh; please

Classroom Resources

44 Teacher Book and Student Book; Resources for Differentiated Instruction Teacher Book; System 44 Articulation CD, Flip Chart, Letter Tile Sets, SAM Resources, System 44 Library, System 44 AudioBook CD, Reading Log; Graphic Organizer; Anchor Media; Whiteboards and Markers

Additional Resources

Literacy for the 21st Century: A Balanced Approach by Gail E. Tompkins

The Differentiated Classroom: Responding to the Needs of All Learners by Carol Ann Tomlinson

How To Teach Reading: For Parents, Tutors, and Teachers by Edward Fry

 

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