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    Welcome to 6-5 literacy and social studies!
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May 2017

End of Year Schedule

subject to change as time and need allows

1

Health Museum

The Bad Beginning ch 1-2

____________

JAT pg. 460-463

2

BB ch 3

___________

BB vocab

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Mrs. Decker on

Marseille and Cassis

3

BB ch 4

_____________

“Evil Eyes”

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Edgar Allan Poe

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JAT 464-467

4

BB ch 5

_____________

JAT foldable questions and answers

___________

Senior Tour 1:40

Author Visit 2-3

5

 BB ch 6-7

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Alliteration and

“The Raven”

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Finish SOLE presentation

8

BB ch 8-9

Lemony Snicket interview 

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Africa Video Quiz

9

BB ch 10

BB "egg" video

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JAT pg 468-471

10

BB ch 11

____________

JAT pg. 472-473

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Mrs. Decker- Pompeii

11

BB ch 12

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JAT 474-476

Finish questions/answers

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SOLE presentations

12

Field day at NHS

15

BB ch 13

 

vile video

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TEST JAT pg. 478 #1-12

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Hand back maps and notebooks.

16

Mrs. Decker Naples, Sicily, Malta

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“Hidden Figures”

17

Series of Unfortunate Events - 1

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Inca video quiz

18

Series of Unfortunate Events - 2

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Maya video quiz

19

LAST DAY

Yearbook signing

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Talent show

Have a great summer, and a spectacular seventh grade year!

 

 

Plans for

May 1-5


 

This THURSDAY, May 4, we are excited to announce that author Cheryl D. Clay will visit our sixth graders from 2-3 p.m. She will have copies of her book for sale for $12.  Is it titled Immigrant in Peril, and it is about her ancestor, Carl Tangeman’s, journey from Prussia.  He eventually  settled in Harvey county in the 1880’s.

(may change as

time and needs allow)

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Reading

Wonders

literacy

noREDink- grammar lessons

If finished, work on SOLE presentation or FREERICE

objectives

MORNING- both

classes will attend

the field trip to the

Halstead Health Museum

from 8:30-11:30

fluency

comprehension

vocabulary

fluency

Comprehension

vocabulary

fluency

Comprehension

vocabulary

fluency

Comprehension

vocabulary

text

The Bad Beginning

The Bad Beginning

The Bad

Beginning

The Bad

Beginning

assignment

AFTERNOON-

Mrs. Decker will

share information

about Europe


 

Storycorp Yelitza 

Castro

Storycorp Albert and

Aiden Sykes

Storycorp

Nature of War

SOLE- finish

research and presentation

Storycorp

Driven

Social

Studies

JAT- pg 460-463

JAT pg 464-467

Foldable questions

and answers

Video quiz-

Africa

 

Plans for

April 24-28


 

AIMSWEB benchmark week

 

Friday night is Movie Under the Stars Night

(may change as time and needs allow)

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Reading Wonders literacy

NoRedInk:  Finish “components of a sentence, and then ” Plural VS Possessive Nouns.”

Begin “Parts of Speech”

objectives

Assessment: fluency and comprehension end of the year benchmarks

Research

SOLE

text

Esperanza Rising ch 13

ER ch 13

ER author’s note

ER “After Words”

 

assignment

MAZE comprehension assessment

 

Fluency

Final library

checkout at

8:05 and 2:15

Fluency

Mrs. Archer

visit at 10:45



 

Fluency

fluency

 

Write a book review.

SOLE

research/

create

 

ER book test

Social Studies

JAT, (Journey Across Time)

Ch 13,

Medieval Africa

Pg. 440-446

Map of Africa

Pg 445

JAT pg 447-451

JAT

pg 451-453

Foldable

questions

JAT pg 454-459

Sundiata:

The Hungering

Lion

 

Plans for

April 18-21


 

(may change

as time and

needs allow)

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Reading

Wonders

literacy

NoRedInk- finish “Components of a Sentence.”

Begin “Plural VS Possessive Nouns”

objectives

No

School




 

Easter Monday


 

fluency

comprehension

Context clues

Research

SOLE

assessment

text

Esperanza Rising ch11

StoryCorp-

forgiveness

Esperanza Rising

quiz ch 5-11


 

Esperanza Rising

Ch 12

StoryCorp

Q and A

ER ch 12

Harvesting Hope:

the Story of Cesar Chavez

Chavez mini-bio

assignment

 

Sarah Parcak

Your Turn

pg. 233-235

“Satellites Take

Archeology to

New Heights”

Context clues vocabulary activity

I am recording your grade today

for "Components of a Sentence"

on No Red Ink.

Social

Studies

Make flags

for culture kits

Share

culture kits

Share culture kits

Share

culture kits

 

Plans for

April 10-14


 

FINAL COPY OF  INTERVIEW STORY AND CULTURE KIT IS DUE ON TUESDAY, APRIL 18

(may change as

time and needs

allow)

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Reading

Wonders literacy

NoRedInk: Components of a sentence

objectives

Create

published

Writing piece

Write with

clarity

Editing

For

conventions

fluency

comprehension

Context

clues

NO

SCHOOL

 

Good

Friday

 

Return next

Tuesday,

April 18

 

HAPPY

EASTER!

text

Esperanza

Rising

Ch 10

StoryCorp

Library

checkout

ER ch 11

ER ch 11

ER ch 11

assignment

Make revisions

on

Interview story

Edit final

draft

Prepare to

publish

Print and

hand in

Social

Studies

World

Religions

Taoism

World

Religions

Islam

World

Religions

Sikh

Shinto

World

Religions

Christianity

 

 

Plans for

April 3-7


 

Essential Question: How do people benefit from innovation??

(may change as time and needs allow)

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Reading Wonders literacy

NoRedInk: Components of a sentence lesson.

Newsela: Read and take quizzes on two of the assigned articles this week.

objectives

Vocabulary

research/ write

a narrative


 

Write a narrative

fluency

Comprehension

CMS ENROLLMENT

@ 8:15

Write a narrative

Context clues

Write a narrative

LA pg 306- Theater Through the Ages

        and

A Scholar In the

Family, pg 170

text

Esperanza Rising

ch 8

 

 

photo story

Esperanza Rising ch8

 

StoryCorp

Dream

Esperanza Rising ch9

StoryCorp

Nailpolish

 

StoryCorp Q&A

Esperanza

Rising ch10

Story Corp

Eyes on the stars

 

Reading/Writing Workshop:

pg. 338-341

assignment

Research family

interview time period and places.

Outline story idea.

Type up

interview

based story.

PRIDE survey

Interview: add

colorful description and figurative

language

We will leave at 9:30

to attend the music

at Newton High School

Social Studies

JAT, (Journey

Across Time)

Pg. 240-243

Great Wall

 

TedEd Great Wall

Notes from 240-243

Qin ShiHuangdi's Tomb

TerraCotta Warriors

JAT pg 244-246

Read and take notes

 

Fireworks

JAT pg. 246-248

Read and take

notes

The Silk Road


 

 

Plans for

3/27-3/31

Essential Question:  Why do people tell and retell myths?

(may change

as time and

needs allow)

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Reading

Wonders literacy

NoRedInk:  Finish Pronoun/Antecedent agreement, then begin “components of a sentence.”

objectives

Vocabulary

 

homographs

Pronouns

Awesomeness

 

fluency

comprehension

Components

of a sentence

Research

SOLE

assessment

text

Esperanza

Rising Ch 5

Esperanza

Rising ch 5

Esperanza

Rising ch6

Esperanza

Rising ch6

Esperanza

Rising ch 7

assignment

homograph

sentences

State

assessment

State

assessment

State

assessment

NewsELA

article

Social Studies

JAT, (Journey

Across Time)

Notes over

pg 226-229

Read pg. 229-231

China round

robin review

Notes over

pg 229-231

China’s

Contributions

(16min)

Video quiz

pg 236 numbers/abacus

SOLE:

The Great

Depression

 

Plans for

March 13-17


 

Student led conferences are this week: Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday.

Don’t forget to complete your interview over spring break!

(may change

as time and

needs allow)

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Reading

Wonders

literacy

No Red Ink: Planning Diagnostic, Lesson 1

objectives

Vocabulary

Grammar

conventions

Context clues

comprehension

fluency

Comprehension

Grammar conventions

Context clues

Research

SOLE

assessment

text

Esperanza

Rising ch 3

ER ch 4

ER ch 4

ER ch 4

St. Patrick

 

Homophones

assignment

Conventions

diagnostic

Discussion

questions

No Red Ink lesson

Pronoun-antecedent

agreement. 

Homophone

w/s

News

ELA

Ch 1-4 quiz

Social Studies

JAT,

(Journey

Across Time)

Ch 7 Early China

pg 224-226

Map of India

and China

JAT

pg 226-229

Notes over

224-229

JAT pg 229-231

SOLE-

Ancient China

 

Plans for

March 7-10


 

Student led conferences are next week!  

We have been working hard on preparing presentations.

(may change as time and needs allow)

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Reading Wonders literacy

Grammar game-  homophones: words that sound the same

objectives

No School

Background info

research

Fluency and

comprehension, context clues

Primary documents,

research

Primary documents

homophones

text

Pam Munoz Ryan Interview

 

Make flowers for hall

 

Check out Esperanza Rising

Mexico in the 1920’s

 

Esperanza Rising

,Read pg 1-22

Mexican Revolution

 

Esperanza Rising

Read pg 23-38

 

ch 1 quiz

Esperanza Rising

Read pg. 39-57

assignment

Immigration Story/ Culture Kit Project

Your Turn Practice book

Pg. 133-135

Mission Possible!

Biography of Zapata

Your Turn Practice

bookPg. 177

Social Studies

ABC’s of Ancient India- intro and form groups.

Catch up on India foldable.

Add grades to conference presentation.

ABC’s of Ancient India- research and planning.

ABC’s of Ancient India: create poster.

ABC’s of Ancient India: finish poster and display in hall.

marvelous map skills review

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Journey Across Time book scavenger hunt.

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Reading interest survey

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To This Day...

a spoken word poem 

by Shane Koyczan