President’s Day holiday
*Retake for Author’s Purpose test will be before school, enrichment, or during study hall.
E=The class will read “I Am Malala”. Classes are on the following chapters: Period 1: chapter 27, period 3: chapter 25, and period 6: chapter 27. The classes will stop at chapter 30. Students will continue to respond to the following prompt: What is Malala’s purpose for writing “I Am Malala”? Students will respond with a thesis, 2 details, and with Splashes (elaboration techniques that tell: how, why caution, anecdote, fact, and example, and at least 1 textual evidence that is explained), then a concluding sentence.
R=Students will continue to read their guided reading book and finish their Guided Reading 1: Nonfiction questions. Students will put their questions back in their in-class notebook when they finish to be discussed as a group on Wednesday.
Wednesday (Early Release)
R=Students will continue to read their guided reading book using text talk to stimulate analysis and discussion of their book.
E=I will read “Eats, Shoots, & Leaves by: Lynne Truss to explain why commas are important.
Students will take notes on mentor sentences and sentence stalking on using punctuation in introductory elements.
R=Mini-lesson on making connections
Students will continue to read their guided reading book and begin answering their Guided Reading 2: Nonfiction questions.
E=The class will continue reading “I Am Malala” chapters 30-32. Students will edit/revise their constructed question prompt response: What is Malala’s purpose for writing “I Am Malala”?
R=We will play the online game Kahoot to review the STARR benchmark personal narrative passage “Monkey Tales” and the fiction passage “Charlie Joe Jackson’s Guide to Extra Credit.
TEKS that will be covered: 6.1, 6.2, 6.3, 6.6, 6.7, 6.8, 6.9, 6.10, 6.14, 6.17, 6.19, 6.20, 6.21, 6.26, 6.28