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

Week of Jan. 9-13, 2017

Date

Monday 1/9/2017

Objective (TSW be able to)

6th grade-I will analyze the features of a model essay; Collaborate to identify information colleges are seeking about applicants; Plan and write a college application essay that conveys information clearly; Use precise language and concrete details to develop the topic; Present an essay using a public voice; Provide peer feedback in a collaborative discussion.
7th grade-I will analyze the features of a model slide show; Collaborate to identify ways video games can be helpful; Plan and create a slide show that conveys information clearly; Use precise language and concrete details to develop the topic; Present a slide show using appropriate pace; Provide peer feedback in a collaborative discussion.
8th grade- I will analyze the features of a model presentation plan; Collaborate to identify how fear affects the brain; Plan and create a presentation that conveys information clearly; Use precise language and concrete details to develop the topic; 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- RL 6.1, 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 W6.1, pg. 42-Write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence-a) Introduce claims, acknowledge alternate or opposing claims, and organize the reasons and evidence logically; b) Support claims with logical reasoning and relevant evidence, using accurate, credible sources and demonstrating an understanding of the topic or text; c) Use words, phrases, and clauses to create cohesion and clarify the relationships among claims, reasons, and evidence; d) Establish and maintain a formal style; e) Provide a concluding statement or section that follows from and supports the argument presented.
W6.4, pg. 43-Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
W6.5, pg. 43-With some guidance from peers and adults, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach, focusing on how well purpose and audience have been addressed.
SL6.4, pg. 49-Present claims and findings, emphasizing salient points in a focused, coherent manner with relevant evidence, sound valid reasoning, and well-chosen details; use appropriate eye contact, adequate volume, and clear pronunciation.
7th grade-RL 7.1, 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. W7.1, pg. 42-Write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence-a) Introduce claims, acknowledge alternate or opposing claims, and organize the reasons and evidence logically; b) Support claims with logical reasoning and relevant evidence, using accurate, credible sources and demonstrating an understanding of the topic or text; c) Use words, phrases, and clauses to create cohesion and clarify the relationships among claims, reasons, and evidence; d) Establish and maintain a formal style; e) Provide a concluding statement or section that follows from and supports the argument presented.
W7.4, pg. 43-Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose and audience.
W7.5, pg. 43-With some guidance from peers and adults, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach, focusing on how well purpose and audience have been addressed.
SL7.4, pg. 49-Present claims and findings, emphasizing salient points in a focused, coherent manner with pertinent descriptions, facts, and details and examples; use appropriate eye contact, adequate volume, and clear pronunciation.
8th grade-RL 8.1, 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 W8.1, pg. 42-Write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence-a) Introduce claims, acknowledge alternate or opposing claims, and organize the reasons and evidence logically; b) Support claims with logical reasoning and relevant evidence, using accurate, credible sources and demonstrating an understanding of the topic or text; c) Use words, phrases, and clauses to create cohesion and clarify the relationships among claims, reasons, and evidence; d) Establish and maintain a formal style; e) Provide a concluding statement or section that follows from and supports the argument presented.
W8.4, pg. 43-Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
W8.5, pg. 43-With some guidance from peers and adults, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach, focusing on how well purpose and audience have been addressed.
SL8.4, pg. 49-Present claims and findings, emphasizing salient points in a focused, coherent manner with relevant evidence, sound valid reasoning, and well-chosen details; use appropriate eye contact, adequate volume, and clear pronunciation.

Teacher Activities

6th grade-Sight Words List Bellwork; 44 Teacher Book Module 1-School Matters Research Project “Write An Application Essay”, pgs. 30-31; Model Essay Handout.
7th grade-Sight Words List Bellwork; 44 Teacher Book Module 3-Game On! Research Project “Create a Slide Show”, pgs. 74-75; Model Slide Show Handout.
8th grade-Sight Words List Bellwork; 44 Teacher Book Module 5-Fear Factor Research Project “Prepare a Presentation”, pgs. 118-119.

Student Activities

6th grade-Sight Words List #17 Bellwork; 44 Student Book Module 1-School Matters Research Project “Write An Application Essay”, pgs. 30-31; Model Essay Handout; 44 Software Lesson; Independent Reading of Current Library Book.
7th grade-Sight Words List #13 Bellwork; 44 Student Book Module 3-Game On! Research Project “Create a Slide Show”, pgs. 74-75; Model Slide Show Handout; 44 Software Lesson; Independent Reading of Current Library Book.
8th grade-Sight Words List #13 Bellwork; 44 Student Book Module 5-Fear Factor Research Project “Prepare a Presentation”, pgs. 118-119; 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-application essay; first-person writing; brainstorm; sequence of events; topic sentence; detail sentences; public voice; eye contact
6th grade Sight Words Quiz List #17-become; brought; nothing; usual; better; gone; school; bought; group; tomorrow
7th grade-slide show; benefit; brainstorm; organization; visuals; title slide; preview; appropriate pace; eye contact
8th grade-presentation; diagram; brainstorm; organization; effective presentation; confident posture; eye contact; audience
7th/8th grade Sight Words Quiz 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 1/10/2017

Objective (TSW be able to)

6th grade-I will analyze the features of a model essay; Collaborate to identify information colleges are seeking about applicants; Plan and write a college application essay that conveys information clearly; Use precise language and concrete details to develop the topic; Present an essay using a public voice; Provide peer feedback in a collaborative discussion.
7th grade-I will analyze the features of a model slide show; Collaborate to identify ways video games can be helpful; Plan and create a slide show that conveys information clearly; Use precise language and concrete details to develop the topic; Present a slide show using appropriate pace; Provide peer feedback in a collaborative discussion.
8th grade- I will analyze the features of a model presentation plan; Collaborate to identify how fear affects the brain; Plan and create a presentation that conveys information clearly; Use precise language and concrete details to develop the topic; 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- RL 6.1, 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 W6.1, pg. 42-Write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence-a) Introduce claims, acknowledge alternate or opposing claims, and organize the reasons and evidence logically; b) Support claims with logical reasoning and relevant evidence, using accurate, credible sources and demonstrating an understanding of the topic or text; c) Use words, phrases, and clauses to create cohesion and clarify the relationships among claims, reasons, and evidence; d) Establish and maintain a formal style; e) Provide a concluding statement or section that follows from and supports the argument presented.
W6.4, pg. 43-Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
W6.5, pg. 43-With some guidance from peers and adults, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach, focusing on how well purpose and audience have been addressed.
SL6.4, pg. 49-Present claims and findings, emphasizing salient points in a focused, coherent manner with relevant evidence, sound valid reasoning, and well-chosen details; use appropriate eye contact, adequate volume, and clear pronunciation.
7th grade-RL 7.1, 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. W7.1, pg. 42-Write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence-a) Introduce claims, acknowledge alternate or opposing claims, and organize the reasons and evidence logically; b) Support claims with logical reasoning and relevant evidence, using accurate, credible sources and demonstrating an understanding of the topic or text; c) Use words, phrases, and clauses to create cohesion and clarify the relationships among claims, reasons, and evidence; d) Establish and maintain a formal style; e) Provide a concluding statement or section that follows from and supports the argument presented.
W7.4, pg. 43-Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
W7.5, pg. 43-With some guidance from peers and adults, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach, focusing on how well purpose and audience have been addressed.
SL7.4, pg. 49-Present claims and findings, emphasizing salient points in a focused, coherent manner with pertinent descriptions, facts, and details and examples; use appropriate eye contact, adequate volume, and clear pronunciation.
8th grade-RL 8.1, 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 W8.1, pg. 42-Write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence-a) Introduce claims, acknowledge alternate or opposing claims, and organize the reasons and evidence logically; b) Support claims with logical reasoning and relevant evidence, using accurate, credible sources and demonstrating an understanding of the topic or text; c) Use words, phrases, and clauses to create cohesion and clarify the relationships among claims, reasons, and evidence; d) Establish and maintain a formal style; e) Provide a concluding statement or section that follows from and supports the argument presented.
W8.4, pg. 43-Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
W8.5, pg. 43-With some guidance from peers and adults, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach, focusing on how well purpose and audience have been addressed.
SL8.4, pg. 49-Present claims and findings, emphasizing salient points in a focused, coherent manner with relevant evidence, sound valid reasoning, and well-chosen details; use appropriate eye contact, adequate volume, and clear pronunciation.

Teacher Activities

6th grade-DOL Bellwork; 44 Teacher Book Module 1-School Matters Research Project “Write An Application Essay”, pgs. 30-31.
7th grade-DOL Bellwork; 44 Teacher Book Module 3-Game On! Research Project “Create a Slide Show”, pgs. 74-75.
8th grade-DOL Bellwork; 44 Teacher Book Module 5-Fear Factor Research Project “Prepare a Presentation”, pgs. 118-119.

Student Activities

6th grade-DOL Bellwork; 44 Student Book Module 1-School Matters Research Project “Write An Application Essay”, pgs. 30-31; 44 Software Lesson; Independent Reading of Current Library Book.
7th grade-DOL Bellwork; 44 Student Book Module 3-Game On! Research Project “Create a Slide Show”, pgs. 74-75; 44 Software Lesson; Independent Reading of Current Library Book.
8th grade-DOL Bellwork; 44 Student Book Module 5-Fear Factor Research Project “Prepare a Presentation”, pgs. 118-119; 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-application essay; first-person writing; brainstorm; sequence of events; topic sentence; detail sentences; public voice; eye contact
6th grade Sight Words Quiz List #17-become; brought; nothing; usual; better; gone; school; bought; group; tomorrow
7th grade-slide show; benefit; brainstorm; organization; visuals; title slide; preview; appropriate pace; eye contact
8th grade-presentation; diagram; brainstorm; organization; effective presentation; confident posture; eye contact; audience
7th/8th grade Sight Words Quiz 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 1/11/17 (Early Release-2:20)

Objective (TSW be able to)

6th grade-I will analyze the features of a model essay; Collaborate to identify information colleges are seeking about applicants; Plan and write a college application essay that conveys information clearly; Use precise language and concrete details to develop the topic; Present an essay using a public voice; Provide peer feedback in a collaborative discussion.
7th grade-I will analyze the features of a model slide show; Collaborate to identify ways video games can be helpful; Plan and create a slide show that conveys information clearly; Use precise language and concrete details to develop the topic; Present a slide show using appropriate pace; Provide peer feedback in a collaborative discussion.
8th grade- I will analyze the features of a model presentation plan; Collaborate to identify how fear affects the brain; Plan and create a presentation that conveys information clearly; Use precise language and concrete details to develop the topic; 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- RL 6.1, 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 W6.1, pg. 42-Write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence-a) Introduce claims, acknowledge alternate or opposing claims, and organize the reasons and evidence logically; b) Support claims with logical reasoning and relevant evidence, using accurate, credible sources and demonstrating an understanding of the topic or text; c) Use words, phrases, and clauses to create cohesion and clarify the relationships among claims, reasons, and evidence; d) Establish and maintain a formal style; e) Provide a concluding statement or section that follows from and supports the argument presented.
W6.4, pg. 43-Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
W6.5, pg. 43-With some guidance from peers and adults, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach, focusing on how well purpose and audience have been addressed.
SL6.4, pg. 49-Present claims and findings, emphasizing salient points in a focused, coherent manner with relevant evidence, sound valid reasoning, and well-chosen details; use appropriate eye contact, adequate volume, and clear pronunciation.
7th grade-RL 7.1, 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. W7.1, pg. 42-Write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence-a) Introduce claims, acknowledge alternate or opposing claims, and organize the reasons and evidence logically; b) Support claims with logical reasoning and relevant evidence, using accurate, credible sources and demonstrating an understanding of the topic or text; c) Use words, phrases, and clauses to create cohesion and clarify the relationships among claims, reasons, and evidence; d) Establish and maintain a formal style; e) Provide a concluding statement or section that follows from and supports the argument presented.
W7.4, pg. 43-Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
W7.5, pg. 43-With some guidance from peers and adults, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach, focusing on how well purpose and audience have been addressed.
SL7.4, pg. 49-Present claims and findings, emphasizing salient points in a focused, coherent manner with pertinent descriptions, facts, and details and examples; use appropriate eye contact, adequate volume, and clear pronunciation.
8th grade-RL 8.1, 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 W8.1, pg. 42-Write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence-a) Introduce claims, acknowledge alternate or opposing claims, and organize the reasons and evidence logically; b) Support claims with logical reasoning and relevant evidence, using accurate, credible sources and demonstrating an understanding of the topic or text; c) Use words, phrases, and clauses to create cohesion and clarify the relationships among claims, reasons, and evidence; d) Establish and maintain a formal style; e) Provide a concluding statement or section that follows from and supports the argument presented.
W8.4, pg. 43-Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
W8.5, pg. 43-With some guidance from peers and adults, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach, focusing on how well purpose and audience have been addressed.
SL8.4, pg. 49-Present claims and findings, emphasizing salient points in a focused, coherent manner with relevant evidence, sound valid reasoning, and well-chosen details; use appropriate eye contact, adequate volume, and clear pronunciation.

Teacher Activities

6th grade-DOL Bellwork; 44 Teacher Book Module 1-School Matters Research Project “Write An Application Essay”, pgs. 30-31.
7th grade-DOL Bellwork; 44 Teacher Book Module 3-Game On! Research Project “Create a Slide Show”, pgs. 74-75.
8th grade-DOL Bellwork; 44 Teacher Book Module 5-Fear Factor Research Project “Prepare a Presentation”, pgs. 118-119.

Student Activities

6th grade-DOL Bellwork; 44 Student Book Module 1-School Matters Research Project “Write An Application Essay”, pgs. 30-31; 44 Software Lesson; Independent Reading of Current Library Book.
7th grade-DOL Bellwork; 44 Student Book Module 3-Game On! Research Project “Create a Slide Show”, pgs. 74-75; 44 Software Lesson; Independent Reading of Current Library Book.
8th grade-DOL Bellwork; 44 Student Book Module 5-Fear Factor Research Project “Prepare a Presentation”, pgs. 118-119; 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-application essay; first-person writing; brainstorm; sequence of events; topic sentence; detail sentences; public voice; eye contact
6th grade Sight Words Quiz List #17-become; brought; nothing; usual; better; gone; school; bought; group; tomorrow
7th grade-slide show; benefit; brainstorm; organization; visuals; title slide; preview; appropriate pace; eye contact
8th grade-presentation; diagram; brainstorm; organization; effective presentation; confident posture; eye contact; audience
7th/8th grade Sight Words Quiz 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 1/12/2017

Objective (TSW be able to)

6th grade-I will analyze the features of a model essay; Collaborate to identify information colleges are seeking about applicants; Plan and write a college application essay that conveys information clearly; Use precise language and concrete details to develop the topic; Present an essay using a public voice; Provide peer feedback in a collaborative discussion.
7th grade-I will analyze the features of a model slide show; Collaborate to identify ways video games can be helpful; Plan and create a slide show that conveys information clearly; Use precise language and concrete details to develop the topic; Present a slide show using appropriate pace; Provide peer feedback in a collaborative discussion.
8th grade- I will analyze the features of a model presentation plan; Collaborate to identify how fear affects the brain; Plan and create a presentation that conveys information clearly; Use precise language and concrete details to develop the topic; 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- RL 6.1, 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 W6.1, pg. 42-Write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence-a) Introduce claims, acknowledge alternate or opposing claims, and organize the reasons and evidence logically; b) Support claims with logical reasoning and relevant evidence, using accurate, credible sources and demonstrating an understanding of the topic or text; c) Use words, phrases, and clauses to create cohesion and clarify the relationships among claims, reasons, and evidence; d) Establish and maintain a formal style; e) Provide a concluding statement or section that follows from and supports the argument presented.
W6.4, pg. 43-Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
W6.5, pg. 43-With some guidance from peers and adults, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach, focusing on how well purpose and audience have been addressed.
SL6.4, pg. 49-Present claims and findings, emphasizing salient points in a focused, coherent manner with relevant evidence, sound valid reasoning, and well-chosen details; use appropriate eye contact, adequate volume, and clear pronunciation.
7th grade-RL 7.1, 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. W7.1, pg. 42-Write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence-a) Introduce claims, acknowledge alternate or opposing claims, and organize the reasons and evidence logically; b) Support claims with logical reasoning and relevant evidence, using accurate, credible sources and demonstrating an understanding of the topic or text; c) Use words, phrases, and clauses to create cohesion and clarify the relationships among claims, reasons, and evidence; d) Establish and maintain a formal style; e) Provide a concluding statement or section that follows from and supports the argument presented.
W7.4, pg. 43-Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
W7.5, pg. 43-With some guidance from peers and adults, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach, focusing on how well purpose and audience have been addressed.
SL7.4, pg. 49-Present claims and findings, emphasizing salient points in a focused, coherent manner with pertinent descriptions, facts, and details and examples; use appropriate eye contact, adequate volume, and clear pronunciation.
8th grade-RL 8.1, 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 W8.1, pg. 42-Write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence-a) Introduce claims, acknowledge alternate or opposing claims, and organize the reasons and evidence logically; b) Support claims with logical reasoning and relevant evidence, using accurate, credible sources and demonstrating an understanding of the topic or text; c) Use words, phrases, and clauses to create cohesion and clarify the relationships among claims, reasons, and evidence; d) Establish and maintain a formal style; e) Provide a concluding statement or section that follows from and supports the argument presented.
W8.4, pg. 43-Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
W8.5, pg. 43-With some guidance from peers and adults, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach, focusing on how well purpose and audience have been addressed.
SL8.4, pg. 49-Present claims and findings, emphasizing salient points in a focused, coherent manner with relevant evidence, sound valid reasoning, and well-chosen details; use appropriate eye contact, adequate volume, and clear pronunciation.

Teacher Activities

6th grade-DOL Bellwork; 44 Teacher Book Module 1-School Matters Research Project “Write An Application Essay”, pgs. 30-31.
7th grade-DOL Bellwork; 44 Teacher Book Module 3-Game On! Research Project “Create a Slide Show”, pgs. 74-75.
8th grade-DOL Bellwork; 44 Teacher Book Module 5-Fear Factor Research Project “Prepare a Presentation”, pgs. 118-119.

Student Activities

6th grade-DOL Bellwork; 44 Student Book Module 1-School Matters Research Project “Write An Application Essay”, pgs. 30-31; Sight Words Practice Activity ; 44 Software Lesson; Independent Reading of Current Library Book.
7th grade-DOL Bellwork; 44 Student Book Module 3-Game On! Research Project “Create a Slide Show”, pgs. 74-75; Sight Words Practice Activity ; 44 Software Lesson; Independent Reading of Current Library Book.
8th grade-DOL Bellwork; 44 Student Book Module 5-Fear Factor Research Project “Prepare a Presentation”, pgs. 118-119; Sight Words Practice Activity; 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-application essay; first-person writing; brainstorm; sequence of events; topic sentence; detail sentences; public voice; eye contact
6th grade Sight Words Quiz List #17-become; brought; nothing; usual; better; gone; school; bought; group; tomorrow
7th grade-slide show; benefit; brainstorm; organization; visuals; title slide; preview; appropriate pace; eye contact
8th grade-presentation; diagram; brainstorm; organization; effective presentation; confident posture; eye contact; audience
7th/8th grade Sight Words Quiz 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 1/13/2017

Objective (TSW be able to)

6th grade-I will analyze the features of a model essay; Collaborate to identify information colleges are seeking about applicants; Plan and write a college application essay that conveys information clearly; Use precise language and concrete details to develop the topic; Present an essay using a public voice; Provide peer feedback in a collaborative discussion.
7th grade-I will analyze the features of a model slide show; Collaborate to identify ways video games can be helpful; Plan and create a slide show that conveys information clearly; Use precise language and concrete details to develop the topic; Present a slide show using appropriate pace; Provide peer feedback in a collaborative discussion.
8th grade- I will analyze the features of a model presentation plan; Collaborate to identify how fear affects the brain; Plan and create a presentation that conveys information clearly; Use precise language and concrete details to develop the topic; 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- RL 6.1, 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 W6.1, pg. 42-Write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence-a) Introduce claims, acknowledge alternate or opposing claims, and organize the reasons and evidence logically; b) Support claims with logical reasoning and relevant evidence, using accurate, credible sources and demonstrating an understanding of the topic or text; c) Use words, phrases, and clauses to create cohesion and clarify the relationships among claims, reasons, and evidence; d) Establish and maintain a formal style; e) Provide a concluding statement or section that follows from and supports the argument presented.
W6.4, pg. 43-Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
W6.5, pg. 43-With some guidance from peers and adults, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach, focusing on how well purpose and audience have been addressed.
SL6.4, pg. 49-Present claims and findings, emphasizing salient points in a focused, coherent manner with relevant evidence, sound valid reasoning, and well-chosen details; use appropriate eye contact, adequate volume, and clear pronunciation.
7th grade-RL 7.1, 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. W7.1, pg. 42-Write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence-a) Introduce claims, acknowledge alternate or opposing claims, and organize the reasons and evidence logically; b) Support claims with logical reasoning and relevant evidence, using accurate, credible sources and demonstrating an understanding of the topic or text; c) Use words, phrases, and clauses to create cohesion and clarify the relationships among claims, reasons, and evidence; d) Establish and maintain a formal style; e) Provide a concluding statement or section that follows from and supports the argument presented.
W7.4, pg. 43-Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
W7.5, pg. 43-With some guidance from peers and adults, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach, focusing on how well purpose and audience have been addressed.
SL7.4, pg. 49-Present claims and findings, emphasizing salient points in a focused, coherent manner with pertinent descriptions, facts, and details and examples; use appropriate eye contact, adequate volume, and clear pronunciation.
8th grade-RL 8.1, 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 W8.1, pg. 42-Write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence-a) Introduce claims, acknowledge alternate or opposing claims, and organize the reasons and evidence logically; b) Support claims with logical reasoning and relevant evidence, using accurate, credible sources and demonstrating an understanding of the topic or text; c) Use words, phrases, and clauses to create cohesion and clarify the relationships among claims, reasons, and evidence; d) Establish and maintain a formal style; e) Provide a concluding statement or section that follows from and supports the argument presented.
W8.4, pg. 43-Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
W8.5, pg. 43-With some guidance from peers and adults, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach, focusing on how well purpose and audience have been addressed.
SL8.4, pg. 49-Present claims and findings, emphasizing salient points in a focused, coherent manner with relevant evidence, sound valid reasoning, and well-chosen details; use appropriate eye contact, adequate volume, and clear pronunciation.

Teacher Activities

6th grade-DOL Bellwork; Sight Words Quiz #17; 44 Teacher Book Module 1-School Matters Research Project “Write An Application Essay”, pgs. 30-31.
7th grade-DOL Bellwork; Sight Words Quiz #13; 44 Teacher Book Module 3-Game On! Research Project “Create a Slide Show”, pgs. 74-75.
8th grade-DOL Bellwork; Sight Words Quiz #13; 44 Teacher Book Module 5-Fear Factor Research Project “Prepare a Presentation”, pgs. 118-119.

Student Activities

6th grade-DOL Bellwork; Sight Words Quiz #17; 44 Student Book Module 1-School Matters Research Project “Write An Application Essay”, pgs. 30-31; 44 Software Lesson; Independent Reading of Current Library Book.
7th grade-DOL Bellwork; Sight Words Quiz #13; 44 Student Book Module 3-Game On! Research Project “Create a Slide Show”, pgs. 74-75; 44 Software Lesson; Independent Reading of Current Library Book.
8th grade-DOL Bellwork; Sight Words Quiz #13; 44 Student Book Module 5-Fear Factor Research Project “Prepare a Presentation”, pgs. 118-119; 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-application essay; first-person writing; brainstorm; sequence of events; topic sentence; detail sentences; public voice; eye contact
6th grade Sight Words Quiz List #17-become; brought; nothing; usual; better; gone; school; bought; group; tomorrow
7th grade-slide show; benefit; brainstorm; organization; visuals; title slide; preview; appropriate pace; eye contact
8th grade-presentation; diagram; brainstorm; organization; effective presentation; confident posture; eye contact; audience
7th/8th grade Sight Words Quiz 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

 â€‹Week of Jan. 16-20, 2017

Date

Monday 1/16/2017

Objective (TSW be able to)

No School-MLK Holiday

Accommodations

 

Common Core State Standard

 

Teacher Activities

 

Student Activities

 

Assessment/Evaluation

 

Academic Vocabulary

 

Classroom Resources

 

Additional Resources

 

Date

Tuesday 1/17/2017

Objective (TSW be able to)

6th grade-I will analyze the features of a model essay; Collaborate to identify information colleges are seeking about applicants; Plan and write a college application essay that conveys information clearly; Use precise language and concrete details to develop the topic; Present an essay using a public voice; Provide peer feedback in a collaborative discussion.
7th grade-I will analyze the features of a model slide show; Collaborate to identify ways video games can be helpful; Plan and create a slide show that conveys information clearly; Use precise language and concrete details to develop the topic; Present a slide show using appropriate pace; Provide peer feedback in a collaborative discussion.
8th grade- I will analyze the features of a model presentation plan; Collaborate to identify how fear affects the brain; Plan and create a presentation that conveys information clearly; Use precise language and concrete details to develop the topic; 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- RL 6.1, 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 W6.1, pg. 42-Write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence-a) Introduce claims, acknowledge alternate or opposing claims, and organize the reasons and evidence logically; b) Support claims with logical reasoning and relevant evidence, using accurate, credible sources and demonstrating an understanding of the topic or text; c) Use words, phrases, and clauses to create cohesion and clarify the relationships among claims, reasons, and evidence; d) Establish and maintain a formal style; e) Provide a concluding statement or section that follows from and supports the argument presented.
W6.4, pg. 43-Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
W6.5, pg. 43-With some guidance from peers and adults, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach, focusing on how well purpose and audience have been addressed.
SL6.4, pg. 49-Present claims and findings, emphasizing salient points in a focused, coherent manner with relevant evidence, sound valid reasoning, and well-chosen details; use appropriate eye contact, adequate volume, and clear pronunciation.
7th grade-RL 7.1, 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. W7.1, pg. 42-Write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence-a) Introduce claims, acknowledge alternate or opposing claims, and organize the reasons and evidence logically; b) Support claims with logical reasoning and relevant evidence, using accurate, credible sources and demonstrating an understanding of the topic or text; c) Use words, phrases, and clauses to create cohesion and clarify the relationships among claims, reasons, and evidence; d) Establish and maintain a formal style; e) Provide a concluding statement or section that follows from and supports the argument presented.
W7.4, pg. 43-Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
W7.5, pg. 43-With some guidance from peers and adults, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach, focusing on how well purpose and audience have been addressed.
SL7.4, pg. 49-Present claims and findings, emphasizing salient points in a focused, coherent manner with pertinent descriptions, facts, and details and examples; use appropriate eye contact, adequate volume, and clear pronunciation.
8th grade-RL 8.1, 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 W8.1, pg. 42-Write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence-a) Introduce claims, acknowledge alternate or opposing claims, and organize the reasons and evidence logically; b) Support claims with logical reasoning and relevant evidence, using accurate, credible sources and demonstrating an understanding of the topic or text; c) Use words, phrases, and clauses to create cohesion and clarify the relationships among claims, reasons, and evidence; d) Establish and maintain a formal style; e) Provide a concluding statement or section that follows from and supports the argument presented.
W8.4, pg. 43-Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
W8.5, pg. 43-With some guidance from peers and adults, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach, focusing on how well purpose and audience have been addressed.
SL8.4, pg. 49-Present claims and findings, emphasizing salient points in a focused, coherent manner with relevant evidence, sound valid reasoning, and well-chosen details; use appropriate eye contact, adequate volume, and clear pronunciation.

Teacher Activities

6th grade-Sight Words List Bellwork; 44 Teacher Book Module 1-School Matters Research Project “Write An Application Essay”, pgs. 30-31.
7th grade-Sight Words List Bellwork; 44 Teacher Book Module 3-Game On! Research Project “Create a Slide Show”, pgs. 74-75.
8th grade-Sight Words List Bellwork; 44 Teacher Book Module 5-Fear Factor Research Project “Prepare a Presentation”, pgs. 118-119.

Student Activities

6th grade-Sight Words List #18 Bellwork; 44 Student Book Module 1-School Matters Research Project “Write An Application Essay”, pgs. 30-31; 44 Software Lesson; Independent Reading of Current Library Book.
7th grade-Sight Words List #14 Bellwork; 44 Student Book Module 3-Game On! Research Project “Create a Slide Show”, pgs. 74-75; 44 Software Lesson; Independent Reading of Current Library Book.
8th grade-Sight Words List #14 Bellwork; 44 Student Book Module 5-Fear Factor Research Project “Prepare a Presentation”, pgs. 118-119; 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-application essay; first-person writing; brainstorm; sequence of events; topic sentence; detail sentences; public voice; eye contact
6th grade Sight Words Quiz List #18-build; pull; sure; world; country; ready; toward; direction; special; walk
7th grade-slide show; benefit; brainstorm; organization; visuals; title slide; preview; appropriate pace; eye contact
8th grade-presentation; diagram; brainstorm; organization; effective presentation; confident posture; eye contact; audience
7th/8th grade Sight Words Quiz List #14-again; done; mother; though; another; during; pretty; around; first; soon

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 1/18/17 (Early Release-2:20)

Objective (TSW be able to)

6th grade-I will analyze the features of a model essay; Collaborate to identify information colleges are seeking about applicants; Plan and write a college application essay that conveys information clearly; Use precise language and concrete details to develop the topic; Present an essay using a public voice; Provide peer feedback in a collaborative discussion.
7th grade-I will analyze the features of a model slide show; Collaborate to identify ways video games can be helpful; Plan and create a slide show that conveys information clearly; Use precise language and concrete details to develop the topic; Present a slide show using appropriate pace; Provide peer feedback in a collaborative discussion.
8th grade- I will analyze the features of a model presentation plan; Collaborate to identify how fear affects the brain; Plan and create a presentation that conveys information clearly; Use precise language and concrete details to develop the topic; 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- RL 6.1, 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 W6.1, pg. 42-Write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence-a) Introduce claims, acknowledge alternate or opposing claims, and organize the reasons and evidence logically; b) Support claims with logical reasoning and relevant evidence, using accurate, credible sources and demonstrating an understanding of the topic or text; c) Use words, phrases, and clauses to create cohesion and clarify the relationships among claims, reasons, and evidence; d) Establish and maintain a formal style; e) Provide a concluding statement or section that follows from and supports the argument presented.
W6.4, pg. 43-Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
W6.5, pg. 43-With some guidance from peers and adults, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach, focusing on how well purpose and audience have been addressed.
SL6.4, pg. 49-Present claims and findings, emphasizing salient points in a focused, coherent manner with relevant evidence, sound valid reasoning, and well-chosen details; use appropriate eye contact, adequate volume, and clear pronunciation.
7th grade-RL 7.1, 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. W7.1, pg. 42-Write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence-a) Introduce claims, acknowledge alternate or opposing claims, and organize the reasons and evidence logically; b) Support claims with logical reasoning and relevant evidence, using accurate, credible sources and demonstrating an understanding of the topic or text; c) Use words, phrases, and clauses to create cohesion and clarify the relationships among claims, reasons, and evidence; d) Establish and maintain a formal style; e) Provide a concluding statement or section that follows from and supports the argument presented.
W7.4, pg. 43-Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
W7.5, pg. 43-With some guidance from peers and adults, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach, focusing on how well purpose and audience have been addressed.
SL7.4, pg. 49-Present claims and findings, emphasizing salient points in a focused, coherent manner with pertinent descriptions, facts, and details and examples; use appropriate eye contact, adequate volume, and clear pronunciation.
8th grade-RL 8.1, 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 W8.1, pg. 42-Write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence-a) Introduce claims, acknowledge alternate or opposing claims, and organize the reasons and evidence logically; b) Support claims with logical reasoning and relevant evidence, using accurate, credible sources and demonstrating an understanding of the topic or text; c) Use words, phrases, and clauses to create cohesion and clarify the relationships among claims, reasons, and evidence; d) Establish and maintain a formal style; e) Provide a concluding statement or section that follows from and supports the argument presented.
W8.4, pg. 43-Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
W8.5, pg. 43-With some guidance from peers and adults, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach, focusing on how well purpose and audience have been addressed.
SL8.4, pg. 49-Present claims and findings, emphasizing salient points in a focused, coherent manner with relevant evidence, sound valid reasoning, and well-chosen details; use appropriate eye contact, adequate volume, and clear pronunciation.

Teacher Activities

6th grade-DOL Bellwork; 44 Teacher Book Module 1-School Matters Research Project “Write An Application Essay”, pgs. 30-31.
7th grade-DOL Bellwork; 44 Teacher Book Module 3-Game On! Research Project “Create a Slide Show”, pgs. 74-75.
8th grade-DOL Bellwork; 44 Teacher Book Module 5-Fear Factor Research Project “Prepare a Presentation”, pgs. 118-119.

Student Activities

6th grade-DOL Bellwork; 44 Student Book Module 1-School Matters Research Project “Write An Application Essay”, pgs. 30-31; 44 Software Lesson; Independent Reading of Current Library Book.
7th grade-DOL Bellwork; 44 Student Book Module 3-Game On! Research Project “Create a Slide Show”, pgs. 74-75; 44 Software Lesson; Independent Reading of Current Library Book.
8th grade-DOL Bellwork; 44 Student Book Module 5-Fear Factor Research Project “Prepare a Presentation”, pgs. 118-119; 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-application essay; first-person writing; brainstorm; sequence of events; topic sentence; detail sentences; public voice; eye contact
6th grade Sight Words Quiz List #18-build; pull; sure; world; country; ready; toward; direction; special; walk
7th grade-slide show; benefit; brainstorm; organization; visuals; title slide; preview; appropriate pace; eye contact
8th grade-presentation; diagram; brainstorm; organization; effective presentation; confident posture; eye contact; audience
7th/8th grade Sight Words Quiz List #14-again; done; mother; though; another; during; pretty; around; first; soon

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 1/19/2017

Objective (TSW be able to)

6th grade-I will analyze the features of a model essay; Collaborate to identify information colleges are seeking about applicants; Plan and write a college application essay that conveys information clearly; Use precise language and concrete details to develop the topic; Present an essay using a public voice; Provide peer feedback in a collaborative discussion.
7th grade-I will analyze the features of a model slide show; Collaborate to identify ways video games can be helpful; Plan and create a slide show that conveys information clearly; Use precise language and concrete details to develop the topic; Present a slide show using appropriate pace; Provide peer feedback in a collaborative discussion.
8th grade- I will analyze the features of a model presentation plan; Collaborate to identify how fear affects the brain; Plan and create a presentation that conveys information clearly; Use precise language and concrete details to develop the topic; 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- RL 6.1, 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 W6.1, pg. 42-Write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence-a) Introduce claims, acknowledge alternate or opposing claims, and organize the reasons and evidence logically; b) Support claims with logical reasoning and relevant evidence, using accurate, credible sources and demonstrating an understanding of the topic or text; c) Use words, phrases, and clauses to create cohesion and clarify the relationships among claims, reasons, and evidence; d) Establish and maintain a formal style; e) Provide a concluding statement or section that follows from and supports the argument presented.
W6.4, pg. 43-Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
W6.5, pg. 43-With some guidance from peers and adults, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach, focusing on how well purpose and audience have been addressed.
SL6.4, pg. 49-Present claims and findings, emphasizing salient points in a focused, coherent manner with relevant evidence, sound valid reasoning, and well-chosen details; use appropriate eye contact, adequate volume, and clear pronunciation.
7th grade-RL 7.1, 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. W7.1, pg. 42-Write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence-a) Introduce claims, acknowledge alternate or opposing claims, and organize the reasons and evidence logically; b) Support claims with logical reasoning and relevant evidence, using accurate, credible sources and demonstrating an understanding of the topic or text; c) Use words, phrases, and clauses to create cohesion and clarify the relationships among claims, reasons, and evidence; d) Establish and maintain a formal style; e) Provide a concluding statement or section that follows from and supports the argument presented.
W7.4, pg. 43-Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
W7.5, pg. 43-With some guidance from peers and adults, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach, focusing on how well purpose and audience have been addressed.
SL7.4, pg. 49-Present claims and findings, emphasizing salient points in a focused, coherent manner with pertinent descriptions, facts, and details and examples; use appropriate eye contact, adequate volume, and clear pronunciation.
8th grade-RL 8.1, 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 W8.1, pg. 42-Write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence-a) Introduce claims, acknowledge alternate or opposing claims, and organize the reasons and evidence logically; b) Support claims with logical reasoning and relevant evidence, using accurate, credible sources and demonstrating an understanding of the topic or text; c) Use words, phrases, and clauses to create cohesion and clarify the relationships among claims, reasons, and evidence; d) Establish and maintain a formal style; e) Provide a concluding statement or section that follows from and supports the argument presented.
W8.4, pg. 43-Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
W8.5, pg. 43-With some guidance from peers and adults, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach, focusing on how well purpose and audience have been addressed.
SL8.4, pg. 49-Present claims and findings, emphasizing salient points in a focused, coherent manner with relevant evidence, sound valid reasoning, and well-chosen details; use appropriate eye contact, adequate volume, and clear pronunciation.

Teacher Activities

6th grade-DOL Bellwork; 44 Teacher Book Module 1-School Matters Research Project “Write An Application Essay”, pgs. 30-31.
7th grade-DOL Bellwork; 44 Teacher Book Module 3-Game On! Research Project “Create a Slide Show”, pgs. 74-75.
8th grade-DOL Bellwork; 44 Teacher Book Module 5-Fear Factor Research Project “Prepare a Presentation”, pgs. 118-119.

Student Activities

6th grade-DOL Bellwork; 44 Student Book Module 1-School Matters Research Project “Write An Application Essay”, pgs. 30-31; Sight Words Practice Activity ; 44 Software Lesson; Independent Reading of Current Library Book.
7th grade-DOL Bellwork; 44 Student Book Module 3-Game On! Research Project “Create a Slide Show”, pgs. 74-75; Sight Words Practice Activity ; 44 Software Lesson; Independent Reading of Current Library Book.
8th grade-DOL Bellwork; 44 Student Book Module 5-Fear Factor Research Project “Prepare a Presentation”, pgs. 118-119; Sight Words Practice Activity; 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-application essay; first-person writing; brainstorm; sequence of events; topic sentence; detail sentences; public voice; eye contact
6th grade Sight Words Quiz List #18-build; pull; sure; world; country; ready; toward; direction; special; walk
7th grade-slide show; benefit; brainstorm; organization; visuals; title slide; preview; appropriate pace; eye contact
8th grade-presentation; diagram; brainstorm; organization; effective presentation; confident posture; eye contact; audience
7th/8th grade Sight Words Quiz List #14-again; done; mother; though; another; during; pretty; around; first; soon

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 1/20/2017

Objective (TSW be able to)

6th grade-I will analyze the features of a model essay; Collaborate to identify information colleges are seeking about applicants; Plan and write a college application essay that conveys information clearly; Use precise language and concrete details to develop the topic; Present an essay using a public voice; Provide peer feedback in a collaborative discussion.
7th grade-I will analyze the features of a model slide show; Collaborate to identify ways video games can be helpful; Plan and create a slide show that conveys information clearly; Use precise language and concrete details to develop the topic; Present a slide show using appropriate pace; Provide peer feedback in a collaborative discussion.
8th grade- I will analyze the features of a model presentation plan; Collaborate to identify how fear affects the brain; Plan and create a presentation that conveys information clearly; Use precise language and concrete details to develop the topic; 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- RL 6.1, 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 W6.1, pg. 42-Write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence-a) Introduce claims, acknowledge alternate or opposing claims, and organize the reasons and evidence logically; b) Support claims with logical reasoning and relevant evidence, using accurate, credible sources and demonstrating an understanding of the topic or text; c) Use words, phrases, and clauses to create cohesion and clarify the relationships among claims, reasons, and evidence; d) Establish and maintain a formal style; e) Provide a concluding statement or section that follows from and supports the argument presented.
W6.4, pg. 43-Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
W6.5, pg. 43-With some guidance from peers and adults, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach, focusing on how well purpose and audience have been addressed.
SL6.4, pg. 49-Present claims and findings, emphasizing salient points in a focused, coherent manner with relevant evidence, sound valid reasoning, and well-chosen details; use appropriate eye contact, adequate volume, and clear pronunciation.
7th grade-RL 7.1, 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. W7.1, pg. 42-Write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence-a) Introduce claims, acknowledge alternate or opposing claims, and organize the reasons and evidence logically; b) Support claims with logical reasoning and relevant evidence, using accurate, credible sources and demonstrating an understanding of the topic or text; c) Use words, phrases, and clauses to create cohesion and clarify the relationships among claims, reasons, and evidence; d) Establish and maintain a formal style; e) Provide a concluding statement or section that follows from and supports the argument presented.
W7.4, pg. 43-Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
W7.5, pg. 43-With some guidance from peers and adults, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach, focusing on how well purpose and audience have been addressed.
SL7.4, pg. 49-Present claims and findings, emphasizing salient points in a focused, coherent manner with pertinent descriptions, facts, and details and examples; use appropriate eye contact, adequate volume, and clear pronunciation.
8th grade-RL 8.1, 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 W8.1, pg. 42-Write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence-a) Introduce claims, acknowledge alternate or opposing claims, and organize the reasons and evidence logically; b) Support claims with logical reasoning and relevant evidence, using accurate, credible sources and demonstrating an understanding of the topic or text; c) Use words, phrases, and clauses to create cohesion and clarify the relationships among claims, reasons, and evidence; d) Establish and maintain a formal style; e) Provide a concluding statement or section that follows from and supports the argument presented.
W8.4, pg. 43-Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
W8.5, pg. 43-With some guidance from peers and adults, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach, focusing on how well purpose and audience have been addressed.
SL8.4, pg. 49-Present claims and findings, emphasizing salient points in a focused, coherent manner with relevant evidence, sound valid reasoning, and well-chosen details; use appropriate eye contact, adequate volume, and clear pronunciation.

Teacher Activities

6th grade-DOL Bellwork; Sight Words Quiz #18; 44 Teacher Book Module 1-School Matters Research Project “Write An Application Essay”, pgs. 30-31.
7th grade-DOL Bellwork; Sight Words Quiz #14; 44 Teacher Book Module 3-Game On! Research Project “Create a Slide Show”, pgs. 74-75.
8th grade-DOL Bellwork; Sight Words Quiz #14; 44 Teacher Book Module 5-Fear Factor Research Project “Prepare a Presentation”, pgs. 118-119.

Student Activities

6th grade-DOL Bellwork; Sight Words Quiz #18; 44 Student Book Module 1-School Matters Research Project “Write An Application Essay”, pgs. 30-31; 44 Software Lesson; Independent Reading of Current Library Book.
7th grade-DOL Bellwork; Sight Words Quiz #14; 44 Student Book Module 3-Game On! Research Project “Create a Slide Show”, pgs. 74-75; 44 Software Lesson; Independent Reading of Current Library Book.
8th grade-DOL Bellwork; Sight Words Quiz #14; 44 Student Book Module 5-Fear Factor Research Project “Prepare a Presentation”, pgs. 118-119; 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-application essay; first-person writing; brainstorm; sequence of events; topic sentence; detail sentences; public voice; eye contact
6th grade Sight Words Quiz List #18-build; pull; sure; world; country; ready; toward; direction; special; walk
7th grade-slide show; benefit; brainstorm; organization; visuals; title slide; preview; appropriate pace; eye contact
8th grade-presentation; diagram; brainstorm; organization; effective presentation; confident posture; eye contact; audience
7th/8th grade Sight Words Quiz List #14-again; done; mother; though; another; during; pretty; around; first; soon

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 Jan. 23-27, 2017

Date

Monday 1/23/2017

Objective (TSW be able to)

6th grade-I will analyze the features of a model essay; Collaborate to identify information colleges are seeking about applicants; Plan and write a college application essay that conveys information clearly; Use precise language and concrete details to develop the topic; Present an essay using a public voice; Provide peer feedback in a collaborative discussion.
7th grade-I will analyze the features of a model slide show; Collaborate to identify ways video games can be helpful; Plan and create a slide show that conveys information clearly; Use precise language and concrete details to develop the topic; Present a slide show using appropriate pace; Provide peer feedback in a collaborative discussion.
8th grade- I will analyze the features of a model presentation plan; Collaborate to identify how fear affects the brain; Plan and create a presentation that conveys information clearly; Use precise language and concrete details to develop the topic; 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- RL 6.1, 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 W6.1, pg. 42-Write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence-a) Introduce claims, acknowledge alternate or opposing claims, and organize the reasons and evidence logically; b) Support claims with logical reasoning and relevant evidence, using accurate, credible sources and demonstrating an understanding of the topic or text; c) Use words, phrases, and clauses to create cohesion and clarify the relationships among claims, reasons, and evidence; d) Establish and maintain a formal style; e) Provide a concluding statement or section that follows from and supports the argument presented.
W6.4, pg. 43-Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
W6.5, pg. 43-With some guidance from peers and adults, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach, focusing on how well purpose and audience have been addressed.
SL6.4, pg. 49-Present claims and findings, emphasizing salient points in a focused, coherent manner with relevant evidence, sound valid reasoning, and well-chosen details; use appropriate eye contact, adequate volume, and clear pronunciation.
7th grade-RL 7.1, 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. W7.1, pg. 42-Write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence-a) Introduce claims, acknowledge alternate or opposing claims, and organize the reasons and evidence logically; b) Support claims with logical reasoning and relevant evidence, using accurate, credible sources and demonstrating an understanding of the topic or text; c) Use words, phrases, and clauses to create cohesion and clarify the relationships among claims, reasons, and evidence; d) Establish and maintain a formal style; e) Provide a concluding statement or section that follows from and supports the argument presented.
W7.4, pg. 43-Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
W7.5, pg. 43-With some guidance from peers and adults, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach, focusing on how well purpose and audience have been addressed.
SL7.4, pg. 49-Present claims and findings, emphasizing salient points in a focused, coherent manner with pertinent descriptions, facts, and details and examples; use appropriate eye contact, adequate volume, and clear pronunciation.
8th grade-RL 8.1, 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 W8.1, pg. 42-Write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence-a) Introduce claims, acknowledge alternate or opposing claims, and organize the reasons and evidence logically; b) Support claims with logical reasoning and relevant evidence, using accurate, credible sources and demonstrating an understanding of the topic or text; c) Use words, phrases, and clauses to create cohesion and clarify the relationships among claims, reasons, and evidence; d) Establish and maintain a formal style; e) Provide a concluding statement or section that follows from and supports the argument presented.
W8.4, pg. 43-Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
W8.5, pg. 43-With some guidance from peers and adults, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach, focusing on how well purpose and audience have been addressed.
SL8.4, pg. 49-Present claims and findings, emphasizing salient points in a focused, coherent manner with relevant evidence, sound valid reasoning, and well-chosen details; use appropriate eye contact, adequate volume, and clear pronunciation.

Teacher Activities

6th grade-Sight Words List Bellwork; 44 Teacher Book Module 1-School Matters Research Project “Write An Application Essay”, pgs. 30-31.
7th grade-Sight Words List Bellwork; 44 Teacher Book Module 3-Game On! Research Project “Create a Slide Show”, pgs. 74-75.
8th grade-Sight Words List Bellwork; 44 Teacher Book Module 5-Fear Factor Research Project “Prepare a Presentation”, pgs. 118-119.

Student Activities

6th grade-Sight Words List #19 Bellwork; 44 Student Book Module 1-School Matters Research Project “Write An Application Essay”, pgs. 30-31; 44 Software Lesson; Independent Reading of Current Library Book.
7th grade-Sight Words List #15 Bellwork; 44 Student Book Module 3-Game On! Research Project “Create a Slide Show”, pgs. 74-75; 44 Software Lesson; Independent Reading of Current Library Book.
8th grade-Sight Words List #15 Bellwork; 44 Student Book Module 5-Fear Factor Research Project “Prepare a Presentation”, pgs. 118-119; 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-application essay; first-person writing; brainstorm; sequence of events; topic sentence; detail sentences; public voice; eye contact
6th grade Sight Words Quiz List #19-accept; enough; listen; woman; certain; eye; love; early; heard; please
7th grade-slide show; benefit; brainstorm; organization; visuals; title slide; preview; appropriate pace; eye contact
8th grade-presentation; diagram; brainstorm; organization; effective presentation; confident posture; eye contact; audience
7th/8th grade Sight Words Quiz List #15-also; question; most; work; science; father; often; before; few; once

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 1/24/2017

Objective (TSW be able to)

6th grade-I will analyze the features of a model essay; Collaborate to identify information colleges are seeking about applicants; Plan and write a college application essay that conveys information clearly; Use precise language and concrete details to develop the topic; Present an essay using a public voice; Provide peer feedback in a collaborative discussion.
7th grade-I will analyze the features of a model slide show; Collaborate to identify ways video games can be helpful; Plan and create a slide show that conveys information clearly; Use precise language and concrete details to develop the topic; Present a slide show using appropriate pace; Provide peer feedback in a collaborative discussion.
8th grade- I will analyze the features of a model presentation plan; Collaborate to identify how fear affects the brain; Plan and create a presentation that conveys information clearly; Use precise language and concrete details to develop the topic; 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- RL 6.1, 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 W6.1, pg. 42-Write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence-a) Introduce claims, acknowledge alternate or opposing claims, and organize the reasons and evidence logically; b) Support claims with logical reasoning and relevant evidence, using accurate, credible sources and demonstrating an understanding of the topic or text; c) Use words, phrases, and clauses to create cohesion and clarify the relationships among claims, reasons, and evidence; d) Establish and maintain a formal style; e) Provide a concluding statement or section that follows from and supports the argument presented.
W6.4, pg. 43-Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
W6.5, pg. 43-With some guidance from peers and adults, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach, focusing on how well purpose and audience have been addressed.
SL6.4, pg. 49-Present claims and findings, emphasizing salient points in a focused, coherent manner with relevant evidence, sound valid reasoning, and well-chosen details; use appropriate eye contact, adequate volume, and clear pronunciation.
7th grade-RL 7.1, 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. W7.1, pg. 42-Write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence-a) Introduce claims, acknowledge alternate or opposing claims, and organize the reasons and evidence logically; b) Support claims with logical reasoning and relevant evidence, using accurate, credible sources and demonstrating an understanding of the topic or text; c) Use words, phrases, and clauses to create cohesion and clarify the relationships among claims, reasons, and evidence; d) Establish and maintain a formal style; e) Provide a concluding statement or section that follows from and supports the argument presented.
W7.4, pg. 43-Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
W7.5, pg. 43-With some guidance from peers and adults, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach, focusing on how well purpose and audience have been addressed.
SL7.4, pg. 49-Present claims and findings, emphasizing salient points in a focused, coherent manner with pertinent descriptions, facts, and details and examples; use appropriate eye contact, adequate volume, and clear pronunciation.
8th grade-RL 8.1, 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 W8.1, pg. 42-Write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence-a) Introduce claims, acknowledge alternate or opposing claims, and organize the reasons and evidence logically; b) Support claims with logical reasoning and relevant evidence, using accurate, credible sources and demonstrating an understanding of the topic or text; c) Use words, phrases, and clauses to create cohesion and clarify the relationships among claims, reasons, and evidence; d) Establish and maintain a formal style; e) Provide a concluding statement or section that follows from and supports the argument presented.
W8.4, pg. 43-Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
W8.5, pg. 43-With some guidance from peers and adults, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach, focusing on how well purpose and audience have been addressed.
SL8.4, pg. 49-Present claims and findings, emphasizing salient points in a focused, coherent manner with relevant evidence, sound valid reasoning, and well-chosen details; use appropriate eye contact, adequate volume, and clear pronunciation.

Teacher Activities

6th grade-DOL Bellwork; 44 Teacher Book Module 1-School Matters Research Project “Write An Application Essay”, pgs. 30-31.
7th grade-DOL Bellwork; 44 Teacher Book Module 3-Game On! Research Project “Create a Slide Show”, pgs. 74-75.
8th grade-DOL Bellwork; 44 Teacher Book Module 5-Fear Factor Research Project “Prepare a Presentation”, pgs. 118-119.

Student Activities

6th grade-DOL Bellwork; 44 Student Book Module 1-School Matters Research Project “Write An Application Essay”, pgs. 30-31; 44 Software Lesson; Independent Reading of Current Library Book.
7th grade-DOL Bellwork; 44 Student Book Module 3-Game On! Research Project “Create a Slide Show”, pgs. 74-75; 44 Software Lesson; Independent Reading of Current Library Book.
8th grade-DOL Bellwork; 44 Student Book Module 5-Fear Factor Research Project “Prepare a Presentation”, pgs. 118-119; 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-application essay; first-person writing; brainstorm; sequence of events; topic sentence; detail sentences; public voice; eye contact
6th grade Sight Words Quiz List #19-accept; enough; listen; woman; certain; eye; love; early; heard; please
7th grade-slide show; benefit; brainstorm; organization; visuals; title slide; preview; appropriate pace; eye contact
8th grade-presentation; diagram; brainstorm; organization; effective presentation; confident posture; eye contact; audience
7th/8th grade Sight Words Quiz List #15-also; question; most; work; science; father; often; before; few; once

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 1/25/17 (Early Release-2:20)

Objective (TSW be able to)

6th grade-I will analyze the features of a model essay; Collaborate to identify information colleges are seeking about applicants; Plan and write a college application essay that conveys information clearly; Use precise language and concrete details to develop the topic; Present an essay using a public voice; Provide peer feedback in a collaborative discussion.
7th grade-I will analyze the features of a model slide show; Collaborate to identify ways video games can be helpful; Plan and create a slide show that conveys information clearly; Use precise language and concrete details to develop the topic; Present a slide show using appropriate pace; Provide peer feedback in a collaborative discussion.
8th grade- I will analyze the features of a model presentation plan; Collaborate to identify how fear affects the brain; Plan and create a presentation that conveys information clearly; Use precise language and concrete details to develop the topic; 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- RL 6.1, 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 W6.1, pg. 42-Write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence-a) Introduce claims, acknowledge alternate or opposing claims, and organize the reasons and evidence logically; b) Support claims with logical reasoning and relevant evidence, using accurate, credible sources and demonstrating an understanding of the topic or text; c) Use words, phrases, and clauses to create cohesion and clarify the relationships among claims, reasons, and evidence; d) Establish and maintain a formal style; e) Provide a concluding statement or section that follows from and supports the argument presented.
W6.4, pg. 43-Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
W6.5, pg. 43-With some guidance from peers and adults, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach, focusing on how well purpose and audience have been addressed.
SL6.4, pg. 49-Present claims and findings, emphasizing salient points in a focused, coherent manner with relevant evidence, sound valid reasoning, and well-chosen details; use appropriate eye contact, adequate volume, and clear pronunciation.
7th grade-RL 7.1, 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. W7.1, pg. 42-Write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence-a) Introduce claims, acknowledge alternate or opposing claims, and organize the reasons and evidence logically; b) Support claims with logical reasoning and relevant evidence, using accurate, credible sources and demonstrating an understanding of the topic or text; c) Use words, phrases, and clauses to create cohesion and clarify the relationships among claims, reasons, and evidence; d) Establish and maintain a formal style; e) Provide a concluding statement or section that follows from and supports the argument presented.
W7.4, pg. 43-Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
W7.5, pg. 43-With some guidance from peers and adults, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach, focusing on how well purpose and audience have been addressed.
SL7.4, pg. 49-Present claims and findings, emphasizing salient points in a focused, coherent manner with pertinent descriptions, facts, and details and examples; use appropriate eye contact, adequate volume, and clear pronunciation.
8th grade-RL 8.1, 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 W8.1, pg. 42-Write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence-a) Introduce claims, acknowledge alternate or opposing claims, and organize the reasons and evidence logically; b) Support claims with logical reasoning and relevant evidence, using accurate, credible sources and demonstrating an understanding of the topic or text; c) Use words, phrases, and clauses to create cohesion and clarify the relationships among claims, reasons, and evidence; d) Establish and maintain a formal style; e) Provide a concluding statement or section that follows from and supports the argument presented.
W8.4, pg. 43-Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
W8.5, pg. 43-With some guidance from peers and adults, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach, focusing on how well purpose and audience have been addressed.
SL8.4, pg. 49-Present claims and findings, emphasizing salient points in a focused, coherent manner with relevant evidence, sound valid reasoning, and well-chosen details; use appropriate eye contact, adequate volume, and clear pronunciation.

Teacher Activities

6th grade-DOL Bellwork; 44 Teacher Book Module 1-School Matters Research Project “Write An Application Essay” Presentations; Teacher Evaluation of Presentations
7th grade-DOL Bellwork; 44 Teacher Book Module 3-Game On! Research Project “Create a Slide Show” Presentations; Teacher Evaluation of Presentations.
8th grade-DOL Bellwork; 44 Teacher Book Module 5-Fear Factor Research Project “Prepare a Presentation” Presentations; Teacher Evaluation of Presentations.

Student Activities

6th grade-DOL Bellwork; 44 Student Book Module 1-School Matters Research Project “Write An Application Essay” Student Presentations; Student Evaluations of Presentations.
7th grade-DOL Bellwork; 44 Student Book Module 3-Game On! Research Project “Create a Slide Show” Student Presentations; Student Evaluations of Presentations
8th grade-DOL Bellwork; 44 Student Book Module 5-Fear Factor Research Project “Prepare a Presentation” Student Presentations; Student Evaluations of Presentations.

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-application essay; first-person writing; brainstorm; sequence of events; topic sentence; detail sentences; public voice; eye contact
6th grade Sight Words Quiz List #19-accept; enough; listen; woman; certain; eye; love; early; heard; please
7th grade-slide show; benefit; brainstorm; organization; visuals; title slide; preview; appropriate pace; eye contact
8th grade-presentation; diagram; brainstorm; organization; effective presentation; confident posture; eye contact; audience
7th/8th grade Sight Words Quiz List #15-also; question; most; work; science; father; often; before; few; once

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 1/26/2017

Objective (TSW be able to)

6th grade-I will analyze the features of a model essay; Collaborate to identify information colleges are seeking about applicants; Plan and write a college application essay that conveys information clearly; Use precise language and concrete details to develop the topic; Present an essay using a public voice; Provide peer feedback in a collaborative discussion.
7th grade-I will analyze the features of a model slide show; Collaborate to identify ways video games can be helpful; Plan and create a slide show that conveys information clearly; Use precise language and concrete details to develop the topic; Present a slide show using appropriate pace; Provide peer feedback in a collaborative discussion.
8th grade- I will analyze the features of a model presentation plan; Collaborate to identify how fear affects the brain; Plan and create a presentation that conveys information clearly; Use precise language and concrete details to develop the topic; 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- RL 6.1, 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 W6.1, pg. 42-Write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence-a) Introduce claims, acknowledge alternate or opposing claims, and organize the reasons and evidence logically; b) Support claims with logical reasoning and relevant evidence, using accurate, credible sources and demonstrating an understanding of the topic or text; c) Use words, phrases, and clauses to create cohesion and clarify the relationships among claims, reasons, and evidence; d) Establish and maintain a formal style; e) Provide a concluding statement or section that follows from and supports the argument presented.
W6.4, pg. 43-Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
W6.5, pg. 43-With some guidance from peers and adults, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach, focusing on how well purpose and audience have been addressed.
SL6.4, pg. 49-Present claims and findings, emphasizing salient points in a focused, coherent manner with relevant evidence, sound valid reasoning, and well-chosen details; use appropriate eye contact, adequate volume, and clear pronunciation.
7th grade-RL 7.1, 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. W7.1, pg. 42-Write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence-a) Introduce claims, acknowledge alternate or opposing claims, and organize the reasons and evidence logically; b) Support claims with logical reasoning and relevant evidence, using accurate, credible sources and demonstrating an understanding of the topic or text; c) Use words, phrases, and clauses to create cohesion and clarify the relationships among claims, reasons, and evidence; d) Establish and maintain a formal style; e) Provide a concluding statement or section that follows from and supports the argument presented.
W7.4, pg. 43-Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
W7.5, pg. 43-With some guidance from peers and adults, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach, focusing on how well purpose and audience have been addressed.
SL7.4, pg. 49-Present claims and findings, emphasizing salient points in a focused, coherent manner with pertinent descriptions, facts, and details and examples; use appropriate eye contact, adequate volume, and clear pronunciation.
8th grade-RL 8.1, 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 W8.1, pg. 42-Write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence-a) Introduce claims, acknowledge alternate or opposing claims, and organize the reasons and evidence logically; b) Support claims with logical reasoning and relevant evidence, using accurate, credible sources and demonstrating an understanding of the topic or text; c) Use words, phrases, and clauses to create cohesion and clarify the relationships among claims, reasons, and evidence; d) Establish and maintain a formal style; e) Provide a concluding statement or section that follows from and supports the argument presented.
W8.4, pg. 43-Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
W8.5, pg. 43-With some guidance from peers and adults, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach, focusing on how well purpose and audience have been addressed.
SL8.4, pg. 49-Present claims and findings, emphasizing salient points in a focused, coherent manner with relevant evidence, sound valid reasoning, and well-chosen details; use appropriate eye contact, adequate volume, and clear pronunciation.

Teacher Activities

6th grade-DOL Bellwork; 44 Teacher Book Module 1-School Matters Research Project “Write An Application Essay” Presentations cont.; Teacher Evaluation of Presentations
7th grade-DOL Bellwork; 44 Teacher Book Module 3-Game On! Research Project “Create a Slide Show” Presentations cont.; Teacher Evaluation of Presentations
8th grade-DOL Bellwork; 44 Teacher Book Module 5-Fear Factor Research Project “Prepare a Presentation” Presentations cont.; Teacher Evaluations of Presentations

Student Activities

6th grade-DOL Bellwork; 44 Student Book Module 1-School Matters Research Project “Write An Application Essay” Student Presentations cont.; Student Evaluations of Presentations; Sight Words Practice Activity
7th grade-DOL Bellwork; 44 Student Book Module 3-Game On! Research Project “Create a Slide Show” Student Presentations cont.; Student Evaluations of Presentations; Sight Words Practice Activity
8th grade-DOL Bellwork; 44 Student Book Module 5-Fear Factor Research Project “Prepare a Presentation” Student Presentations cont.; Student Evaluations of Presentations; Sight Words Practice Activity

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-application essay; first-person writing; brainstorm; sequence of events; topic sentence; detail sentences; public voice; eye contact
6th grade Sight Words Quiz List #19-accept; enough; listen; woman; certain; eye; love; early; heard; please
7th grade-slide show; benefit; brainstorm; organization; visuals; title slide; preview; appropriate pace; eye contact
8th grade-presentation; diagram; brainstorm; organization; effective presentation; confident posture; eye contact; audience
7th/8th grade Sight Words Quiz List #15-also; question; most; work; science; father; often; before; few; once

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 1/27/2017

Objective (TSW be able to)

6th grade-I will analyze the features of a model essay; Collaborate to identify information colleges are seeking about applicants; Plan and write a college application essay that conveys information clearly; Use precise language and concrete details to develop the topic; Present an essay using a public voice; Provide peer feedback in a collaborative discussion.
7th grade-I will analyze the features of a model slide show; Collaborate to identify ways video games can be helpful; Plan and create a slide show that conveys information clearly; Use precise language and concrete details to develop the topic; Present a slide show using appropriate pace; Provide peer feedback in a collaborative discussion.
8th grade- I will analyze the features of a model presentation plan; Collaborate to identify how fear affects the brain; Plan and create a presentation that conveys information clearly; Use precise language and concrete details to develop the topic; 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- RL 6.1, 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 W6.1, pg. 42-Write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence-a) Introduce claims, acknowledge alternate or opposing claims, and organize the reasons and evidence logically; b) Support claims with logical reasoning and relevant evidence, using accurate, credible sources and demonstrating an understanding of the topic or text; c) Use words, phrases, and clauses to create cohesion and clarify the relationships among claims, reasons, and evidence; d) Establish and maintain a formal style; e) Provide a concluding statement or section that follows from and supports the argument presented.
W6.4, pg. 43-Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
W6.5, pg. 43-With some guidance from peers and adults, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach, focusing on how well purpose and audience have been addressed.
SL6.4, pg. 49-Present claims and findings, emphasizing salient points in a focused, coherent manner with relevant evidence, sound valid reasoning, and well-chosen details; use appropriate eye contact, adequate volume, and clear pronunciation.
7th grade-RL 7.1, 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. W7.1, pg. 42-Write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence-a) Introduce claims, acknowledge alternate or opposing claims, and organize the reasons and evidence logically; b) Support claims with logical reasoning and relevant evidence, using accurate, credible sources and demonstrating an understanding of the topic or text; c) Use words, phrases, and clauses to create cohesion and clarify the relationships among claims, reasons, and evidence; d) Establish and maintain a formal style; e) Provide a concluding statement or section that follows from and supports the argument presented.
W7.4, pg. 43-Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
W7.5, pg. 43-With some guidance from peers and adults, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach, focusing on how well purpose and audience have been addressed.
SL7.4, pg. 49-Present claims and findings, emphasizing salient points in a focused, coherent manner with pertinent descriptions, facts, and details and examples; use appropriate eye contact, adequate volume, and clear pronunciation.
8th grade-RL 8.1, 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 W8.1, pg. 42-Write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence-a) Introduce claims, acknowledge alternate or opposing claims, and organize the reasons and evidence logically; b) Support claims with logical reasoning and relevant evidence, using accurate, credible sources and demonstrating an understanding of the topic or text; c) Use words, phrases, and clauses to create cohesion and clarify the relationships among claims, reasons, and evidence; d) Establish and maintain a formal style; e) Provide a concluding statement or section that follows from and supports the argument presented.
W8.4, pg. 43-Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
W8.5, pg. 43-With some guidance from peers and adults, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach, focusing on how well purpose and audience have been addressed.
SL8.4, pg. 49-Present claims and findings, emphasizing salient points in a focused, coherent manner with relevant evidence, sound valid reasoning, and well-chosen details; use appropriate eye contact, adequate volume, and clear pronunciation.

Teacher Activities

6th grade-DOL Bellwork; Sight Words Quiz #19; 44 Workbook Lesson 5.4 Wkst.
7th grade-DOL Bellwork; Sight Words Quiz #15; 44 Workbook Lesson 7.2 Wkst.
8th grade-DOL Bellwork; Sight Words Quiz #15; 44 Workbook Lesson 7.2 Wkst.

Student Activities

6th grade-DOL Bellwork; Sight Words Quiz #19; 44 Workbook Lesson 5.4; 44 Software Lesson Wkst.; Independent Reading of Current Library Book.
7th grade-DOL Bellwork; Sight Words Quiz #15; 44 Workbook Lesson 7.2 Wkst.; 44 Software Lesson; Independent Reading of Current Library Book.
8th grade-DOL Bellwork; Sight Words Quiz #15; 44 Workbook Lesson 7.2 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-application essay; first-person writing; brainstorm; sequence of events; topic sentence; detail sentences; public voice; eye contact
6th grade Sight Words Quiz List #19-accept; enough; listen; woman; certain; eye; love; early; heard; please
7th grade-slide show; benefit; brainstorm; organization; visuals; title slide; preview; appropriate pace; eye contact
8th grade-presentation; diagram; brainstorm; organization; effective presentation; confident posture; eye contact; audience
7th/8th grade Sight Words Quiz List #15-also; question; most; work; science; father; often; before; few; once

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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