E=Students will finish presenting their expository essays to the class.
R=Students will retake their MobyMax reading analysis. Students will check out and/or recheck their library books.
Field trip to Athens Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center
E=As a class we will fill out a know/need to know diagram on the PBL prompt: What solutions would best ensure aquatic plants have a positive impact on E.Texas ecosystems? We will then read the non-fiction article.
R=Students will work in groups of 2 to read the 2 persuasive articles dealing with the topic Should Kids Get Paid to Do Chores? Then they will analyze each argument to determine the claim, supporting evidence, counterargument, rebuttal, and faulty reasoning.
E=We will go to Texas Parks & Wildlife website to find more information to help find solutions to our PBL prompt.
R=Students will choose sides on the controversial topic of: Should schools require students to wear a uniform? Then students will get with a partner to write 1 of the following: claim, supporting evidence, counterargument, rebuttal, and faulty reasoning on the Google Document. If time allows, students will share their side of the topic with the class.
E=We will begin our prewriting of our prompt: What solutions would best ensure aquatic plants have a positive impact on E.Texas ecosystems?
R=Students will select their new fiction novel for their guided reading group.
TEKS that will be covered: 6.1, 6.2, 6.3, 6.6, 6.7, 6.8, 6.9, 6.10, 6.11, 6.13, 6.14, 6.17, 6.19, 6.20, 6.21, 6.22, 6.23, 6.24, 6.25, 6.26, 6.27, 6.28