|Grade Level||Quarter 3 Week 7 February 17-21, 2020|
|Unit of Instruction||Punctuation, Informative Essay Writing, Informative Text, Drama, How Authors use History in Fiction|
|Learning Targets and Learning Criteria|
My students will focus on punctuation in writing, reading and writing informative texts (essays), 2 plays, iReady workbooks, and small and large group discussions.
We will work together as a large group to learn punctuation in writing. Students will have practice sheets to show me how much they’ve learned. We will begin informative essays. We will read three short informative texts and practice writing and quoting from the three different “experts.” We will continue to read The Astonishing Journey of Teddy Bodain as time permits.
Monday – No spellling or vocabulary this week. Instead, we will concentrate on specific skills for reading and writing, work on essays with Dr. Forney’s help, and read from The Astonishing Journey of Teddy Bodain.
Tuesday – How do the authors bring out historical details? Which method is more enjoyable to read, poetry, nonfiction, or a play based on historical details? Which one gives more information? Work on essays.
Wednesday – Independent Reading. Work on Essays.
Thursday – Read The Astonishing Journey of Teddy Bodain. Work on Essays.
Friday – iReady practice sheets. Read The Astonishing Journey of Teddy Bodain. Work on Essays.
Parents – I share cases of water with my students, so if you’d like to send a case of water, that would be a big help. 12 and 13-year-olds get thirsty! We also need anti-bacterial wipes for desk tops, and bags of