Assignments

Below are the lesson that will be completed daily in Reading.  You are responsible for completing all work.  Worksheets, handouts, and journals are linked at the bottom of the page.  If you are absent, you should complete this work on the day you are absent so you can participate on the day you return to school.  If Eastwood cancels school on a day listed below, you are responsible for completing the work for that day so that we can continue when school resumes. 

Reading and Language Arts Plans

for the Week of November 12-16, 2012


Monday, November 12:  
  • Read chapter 1 together in class.
  • Complete the character chart by labeling the characters in Najmah's family.
  • Introduce RSQ (Read, Summarize, and Question).
  • Complete the summary together as a class.
HOMEWORK: None

Tuesday, November 13:
  • Respond to the journal prompt for chapter 1.
  • Read chapter 2 together in class.
  • Complete the character chart for this chapter.
  • Complete the summary together as a class.
  • Respond to the journal prompt for chapter 2.
HOMEWORK: Finish chapter 2 summary and journal response (due Wednesday)

Wednesday, November 14:
  • Read chapter 3 together in class.
  • Complete the character chart for this chapter.
  • Complete the summary on your own during class.
  • Respond to the journal prompt for chapter 3.
HOMEWORK: None


Thursday, November 15:
  • Read chapter 4 together in class.
  • Complete the character chart for this chapter.
  • Complete the summary on your own during class.
  • Write two questions about the chapter during class.
  • Respond to the journal prompt for chapter 4.
HOMEWORK: None

Friday, November 16:
  • Read chapter 5 together in class.
  • Complete the summary on your own during class.
  • Write two questions about the chapter during class.
  • Respond to the journal prompt for chapter 5.
HOMEWORK: Read chapter 6 and complete RSQ (due Monday, November 19)


Reading and Language Arts Plans

for the Week of November 19 and 20, 2012


Monday, November 19
  • Discuss chapter 6 by sharing questions (RSQ homework)
  • Respond to the journal prompt for chapter 6.
  • No Flocabulary for this week!

HOMEWORK:  Read chapter 7 and complete RSQ (due Tuesday, November 20).

Tuesday, November 20
  • Discuss chapter 7 by sharing questions (RSQ homework)
  • Respond to the journal prompt for chapter 7.

HOMEWORK:  Read chapter 8 and complete RSQ (due Monday, November 26).

Wednesday, November 21

No school due to Thanksgiving break!


HOMEWORK:  Read chapter 8 and complete RSQ (due Monday, November 26).

Thursday, November 22

No school due to Thanksgiving break!


HOMEWORK:  Read chapter 8 and complete RSQ (due Monday, November 26).

Friday, November 23

No school due to Thanksgiving break!


HOMEWORK:  Read chapter 8 and complete RSQ (due Monday, November 26).

Reading and Language Arts Plans

for the Week of November 26-30, 2012


Monday, November 26

  • Introduce Flocabulary Unit 11
  • Discuss chapter 8 and check summaries.
  • Respond to the journal prompt for chapter 8.
  • Introduce theme and characterization. Take notes over these slides.
HOMEWORK: Read chapter 9 and complete RSQ (due Tuesday, November 27)

Flocabulary packet and quiz due Friday.

                   Grammar Punk packets due tomorrow.


Tuesday, November 27

  • Discuss chapter 9 and check summaries.
  • Respond to the journal prompt for chapter 9.
  • Collect Grammar Punk packets.
  • Introduce Glogster poster project for theme.
HOMEWORK: Read chapter 10 and complete RSQ (due Wednesday, November 28)

                 Flocabulary packet and quiz on Friday.


Wednesday, November 28

  • Discuss chapter 10 and check summaries.
  • Respond to the journal prompt for chapter 10.
  • Glogster introduction in the library.

HOMEWORK: Read chapter 11 and complete RSQ (due Thursday, November 29)

                   Flocabulary packet and quiz on Friday.


Thursday, November 29

  • Discuss chapter 11 and check summaries.
  • Respond to the journal prompt for chapter 11.
  • Theme discussion and work time
HOMEWORK: Read chapter 12 and complete RSQ (due Friday, November 30)

                Flocabulary packets due tomorrow. Quiz tomorrow.


Friday, November 30

  • Flocabulary quiz today. Collect Flocabulary packets.
  • Discuss chapter 12 and check summaries.
  • Respond to the journal prompt for chapter 12.
  • Theme discussion and work time
HOMEWORK: Read chapter 13 and complete RSQ (due Monday, December 3)

Reading and Language Arts Plans

for the Week of December 3-7, 2012


Monday, December 3

  • Introduce Flocabulary Unit 12
  • Discuss chapter 13 and check summaries.
  • Respond to the journal prompt for chapter 13.
  • Discuss characterization of Nusrat and begin to examine how her character changes as she transforms from Elaine to Nusrat.
HOMEWORK: Read chapter 14 and complete RSQ (due Tuesday, December 4)

Flocabulary packet and quiz due Friday.

                  

Tuesday, December 4

  • Discuss chapter 14 and check summaries.
  • Respond to the journal prompt for chapter 14.
  • Continue discussion of characterization by reviewing the comparison for Nusrat and beginning to examine how Najmah changes.
HOMEWORK: Read chapter 15 and complete RSQ (due Wednesday, December 5)

                 Flocabulary packet and quiz on Friday.


Wednesday, December 5

  • Discuss chapter 15 and check summaries.
  • Respond to the journal prompt for chapter 15.
  • Continue characterization

HOMEWORK: Read chapter 16 and complete RSQ (due Thursday, December 6)

                   Flocabulary packet and quiz on Friday.


Thursday, December 6 (2-hour delay)

  • Discuss chapter 16 and check summaries.
  • Respond to the journal prompt for chapter 16.
  • Continue characterization
HOMEWORK: Read chapter 17 and complete RSQ (due Friday, December 7)

                Flocabulary packets due tomorrow. Quiz tomorrow.


Friday, December 7

  • Flocabulary quiz today. Collect Flocabulary packets.
  • Discuss chapter 17 and check summaries.
  • Respond to the journal prompt for chapter 17.
  • Tech Day #2 for the Glogster Theme Analysis project.
HOMEWORK: Read chapter 18 and complete RSQ (due Monday, December 10)

Reading and Language Arts Plans

for the Week of December 10-14, 2012


Monday, December 10

  • Introduce Flocabulary Unit 13
  • Check summaries for chapter 18.
  • As a class, create a Venn diagram for chapter 18 journal.
  • As a class, begin to write the comparison paragraph for chapter 18 journal.
  • Complete Theme Analysis packet by adding in 3rd piece of evidence from chapters 13-18.
  • Complete sentence #2 for correct period usage in Grammar Punk Primer.
HOMEWORK: Read chapter 19 and complete RSQ (due Tuesday, December 11)

Flocabulary packet and quiz due Friday.

                  

Tuesday, December 11

  • Discuss chapter 19 and check summaries.
  • Continue to work as a class to create a contrast paragraph for chapter 18 journal.
  • Continue to complete Glogster Theme Analysis by adding in a 3rd piece of evidence from chapter 13-18.
  • Complete sentence #3 for correct period usage in Grammar Punk Primer.
HOMEWORK: Read chapter 20 and complete RSQ (due Wednesday, December 12)

                 Flocabulary packet and quiz on Friday.


Wednesday, December 12

  • Discuss chapter 20 and check summaries.
  • Respond to the journal prompt for chapter 20.
  • Finalize 3rd piece of evidence and add 4th piece of evidence in Theme Analysis packet.

HOMEWORK: Read chapter 21 and complete RSQ (due Thursday, December 13)

                   Flocabulary packet and quiz on Friday.


Thursday, December 13

  • Discuss chapter 21 and check summaries.
  • Respond to the journal prompt for chapter 21.
  • Tech day #3 for the Glogster Theme Analysis project.
HOMEWORK: Read chapter 22 and complete RSQ (due Friday, December 14)

                Flocabulary packets due tomorrow. Quiz tomorrow.


Friday, December 14


Flocabulary quiz today. Collect Flocabulary packets.

Discuss chapter 22 and check summaries.

Respond to the journal prompt for chapter 22.

Tech Day #4 (Final Tech day!) for the Glogster Theme Analysis project.

HOMEWORK: Read chapter 23 and complete RSQ (due Monday, December 17)
Glogster projects due on Monday. E-mail link to Mrs. Ashby.