|Week #||Quarter 3 Week 8|
|Unit of Instruction||Spelling, Vocabulary, Reading for Details, Reading a novel, Group Discussion, Reading Aloud to classmates and parents, Reading Silently with Good Comprehension, Answering written questions to prove you understand what you have read, Informative Essay Writing|
|Learning Targets and Learning Criteria|
My students will read aloud and silently the novel, The Astonishing Journey of Teddy Bodain.
My students will discuss issues, listen to their classmates, and give opinions through Small Group and Large Group Discussions.
My students will take written quizzes on what they have read so I can assess their understanding.
My students will learn to read silently looking for key details and reasons.
My students will learn to find evidence in the texts they read.
My students will practice reading aloud and comprehend what they have read.
My students will learn new words, definitions, and spellings.
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Monday – Town Hall Meeting, video, file papers, read Derek Paravicini essays. Discuss how to improve informative essay writing. Book Report #5 is due March 16. Choose picture book to read aloud to elementary students. Read The Astonishing Journey of Teddy Bodain. Discuss and answer questions.