Quarter 2 Week 1 October 16-19, 2018

TeacherMelissa Forney
Subject AreaELA/Reading
Grade Level7th
Week #10
Unit of InstructionReading a novel, reading instructions to make bracelets
Standard(s) Taught
Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

This week kids will read Submerged. They will also make bracelets for our Fall Festival. This might not sound like much, but kids will not only have a wonderful time, but they will also be helping to raise money for our class projects. 

Students get extra credit for watching the embedded videos with their parents.

Classroom Activities

bracelet – an ornamental band worn on the wrist
cord – long, thin, flexible thread or rope made from twisting strands together
iridescent – showing luminous colors that seem to change
meltdown mode – a giant breakdown of self-control
irrational – not logical or reasonable
futile – useless, pointless
chameleon – a person who changes his/her opinions or behavior according to the situation.
stifle – to stop oneself from acting on an emotion, to stop oneself from laughing, crying, sneezing
daily regimen – a regular course of action to accomplish important activities or chores
Dutch uncle – a person giving firm but benevolent advice
latte – a type of coffee made with espresso and hot steamed milk, milkier than a cappuccino
familiarize – to gain knowledge or understanding of something
glitzy – glamorous and sparkly
inappropriate – not suitable or proper, showing poor manners

Assignments Due

Monday – No School for Kids

Tuesday – Make bracelets. Read Submerged.
Homework – Study for spelling and vocabulary test.

Wednesday – Independent reading. Make bracelets. NO HOMEWORK!

Thursday – Make bracelets. Read Submerged.
Homework – Study for spelling and vocabulary test.

Friday – Spelling test. Vocabulary test. Read Submerged. Make bracelets. Get ready for Fall Festival.

The main way we make money for our class projects is through the Ivy Hawn Fall Festival, which is on Saturday, October 20, at 9:00. Please try to come see us! We are selling the bracelets the kids make this week. We also have a cornhole booth and prizes. All ticket sales spent at our booth go directly to our class for library books, projects, supplies, etc.
Please come go crazy spending tickets at our booth!

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