Social Studies

Week of 10/30 - 11/3

We will continue to work on your Canada Prezi and LTP this week.  You will have a couple of LTP days this week as the rough draft is due on Friday.

You will be presenting your Prezi in class next week.


Mon. 10/30
Tue. 10/31
Wed. 11/1
Thu. 11/2
Fri. 11/3
Learning Target: 1) I can use digital presentations to present information.
2) I can gather information on a topic from various sources.
Learning Target: 1) I can use digital presentations to present information.
Learning Target: 1) I can use digital presentations to present information.
2) I can present my research in a report.
Learning Target: 1) I can use digital presentations to present information.
Learning Target: 1) I can present my research in a report.

Hour 1:
Canada Prezi

Hour 2:
LTP Work Time

Hour 1:
Canada Prezi

Hour 2:
Halloween dance

Hour 1:
Canada Prezi

Hour 2:
LTP Work Time

Hour 1:
Canada Prezi

Hour 2:
Expedition / Voyage mapping

Denver Film Festival Field Trip (return to school at 2pm)

2pm-3:45pm:
LTP Work Time


LTP Rough Draft Due

Language Arts

Week of 10/30 - 11/3

We will be doing end of trimester activities such as self-evaluations this week before watching Where the Red Fern Grows.

Please make sure that you have turned in your polished narrative to be graded!


Mon. 10/30
Tue. 10/31
Wed. 11/1
Thu. 11/2
Fri. 11/3
Learning Target: I can reflect upon my reading for the trimester to determine if I’m meeting reading requirements.
Learning Target: I can use a variety of words to enhance my writing.
Learning Target: I can watch a movie adaptation of a book to compare and contrast the two.
Learning Target: I can watch a movie adaptation of a book to compare and contrast the two.
Learning Target: No class

Independent Reading reflection

Final Book log for semester due

Halloween Word Choice Activity

1st Trimester Self-Evaluations

Where the Red Fern Grows Movie

Where the Red Fern Grows Movie

Denver Film Festival Field Trip



End of Trimester

Language Arts

Week of 10/23 - 10/27

We are finishing up both our own narrative stories along with Where the Red Fern Grows this week.  

Polished copy of your narrative is due Tuesday, October 24.

The final Where the Red Fern Grows test is on Thursday.  I will give you a study guide in class on Monday, and we will have reviews for vocabulary and content on Tuesday and Wednesday in class.

No class on Friday due to ADI #2.



Mon. 10/23
Tue. 10/24
Wed. 10/25
Thu. 10/26
Fri. 10/27
Learning Target: I can use feedback from several sources to make final changes to my story.
Learning Target: I can identify vocabulary words that I learned from my reading.
Learning Target: I can respectfully participate in an online game that allows me to review for a test.
Learning Target: I can demonstrate my knowledge of a book that I read.
Learning Target: No class.

Final Edits & Partner Proofreading

Where the Red Fern Grows vocabulary review

POLISHED NARRATIVE DUE

Where the Red Fern Grows Kahoot! Review for test

Where the Red Fern Grows
Test

ADI #2
NO CLASS

Social Studies

Week of 10/23 - 10/27

We have our 2nd ADI this Friday, October 27.  Please remember to bring a sack lunch and water bottle.  It is an outside field trip, and the weather looks a bit chilly. Be sure to dress appropriately and bring a jacket.


Mon. 10/23
Tue. 10/24
Wed. 10/25
Thu. 10/26
Fri. 10/27
Learning Target: 1) I can gather information in an organized manner
2) I can present information in an outline format.
Learning Target: 1) I can gather information in an organized manner
2) I can use digital presentations to present information
Learning Target: 1) I can gather information on a topic from various sources.
Learning Target: 1) I can gather information in an organized manner
2) I can use digital presentations to present information
Learning Target: 1) I can use hands-on learning to demonstrate an understanding of a culture.

Hour 1:
Canada Province/ Territory Prezi project research time

Hour 2:
How to make an outline

Hour 1:
Canada Province/ Territory Prezi project research time
Hour 2:
Begin drafting Prezi presentation

Hour 1 & 2:
LTP Work Day

Hour 1:
Canada Province/ Territory Prezi project work time

Hour 2:
Manitou Springs cliff dwellings field trip prep.

ADI #2

Manitou Springs Cliff Dwellings

Language Arts

Week of 10/16 - 10/20


Mon. 10/16
Tue. 10/17
Wed. 10/18
Thu. 10/19
Fri. 10/20
Learning Target: I can collaborate with others in a structured process to improve both my own writing and the writing of my peers.
Learning Target: I can identify the purpose of a sentence so that I can properly punctuate the end of the sentence.
Learning Target: I can work with a second partner to ensure that the sentences in our narratives contain a subject, a verb, and complete a thought as well as have correct end punctuation.
Learning Target: I can experiment with different ways a story could end
Learning Target: I can work with a partner to ensure that the sentences in our narratives contain a subject, a verb, and complete a thought as well as have correct end punctuation.




Workshopping Rough Drafts: Final workshopping day for narratives

Remember that notes from workshopping are required before polished copy of narrative will be accepted.



Grammar: Punctuating Sentences

Identifying declarative, interrogative, imperative, and exclamatory sentences to determine punctuation.

Working on final  revision changes to narratives
Peer Editing

How is editing different than revising?

Grammar Focus: Complete sentences with punctuation. Do your sentences have subjects and verbs that agree? Do your sentences complete a thought? Is the end of the thought punctuated correctly?


Chapters 18-20 of Where the Red Fern Grows

What if the story had ended…

We will have a check for reading quiz for chapters 18-20
Peer Editing

How is editing different than revising?

Grammar Focus: Complete sentences with punctuation. Do your sentences have subjects and verbs that agree? Do your sentences complete a thought? Is the end of the thought punctuated correctly?

Social Studies

Week of 10/16 - 10/20


Mon. 10/16
Tue. 10/17
Wed. 10/18
Thu. 10/19
Fri. 10/20
Learning Target: I can work productively in a group to make a creative, educational game that shows my understanding of a culture.
Learning Target: 1) I can participate respectfully and productively to play educational games.
2) I can use a map to identify and label the Caribbean.
Learning Target: 1) I can use links to gather information from the internet about the Inuit peoples .
2) I can gather information on a topic from various sources.
Learning Target: 1) I can use links to gather information from the internet about the Inuit peoples
2) I can use my map skills to gather information about Canadian geography
Learning Target: 1) I can gather information in an organized manner
2) I can use digital presentations to present information

Hours 1 & 2:
Complete Latin American Game partner/group project

Hour 1:
Play Latin American Games

Hour 2:
Caribbean Geography

Hour 1:
Inuit WebQuest

Hour 2:
Long Term Project work time

Hour 1:
Inuit WebQuest

Hour 2:
Geography of Canada

Hour 1 & 2:
Begin Canada Province/ Territory Presentation project

Language Arts

Week of 10/9 - 10/13


Mon. 10/9
Tue. 10/10
Wed. 10/11
Thu. 10/12
Fri. 10/13
Learning Target: I can identify sentences and sections that need details added or subtracted and make the appropriate changes.
Learning Target: I can collaborate with others in a structured process to improve both my own writing and the writing of my peers.
Learning Target: I can collaborate with others in a structured process to improve both my own writing and the writing of my peers.
Learning Target: I can use a mentor text to identify and explain how the author uses story elements.
Learning Target: No class



Drafting & Self-Revising Time

Rough Draft Finished

HW: Pick 1 small section of your narrative (1/2 pg most) to discuss with peers in class on Tuesday




Workshopping Rough Drafts


HW: Pick 2nd section to discuss with peers (if everyone completes 1st section)



Workshopping Rough Drafts

Note: Everyone in group should have discussed at least 2 sections of their narrative
Chapters 15-17 of Where the Red Fern Grows

How does Rawls develop characters through their relationships with others?
We will have a check for reading quiz for chapters 15-17



TEACHER PD
NO SCHOOL