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Quarter 2

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Quarter 2 Lessons

First Quarter Lessons Link

Third Quarter Lessons Link

 


 


January

  Weekly Three Parts: 1.Prewrite and Conventions; 2. Genre Skill and Application 3. Six Trait

 

08

Power Write

Skillbook  page 9 and paragraph writing

If time: Lesson I-1 Authority List

 

 

09

Add Details to AL

SB 9&10 finish with application

Lesson I-4 Dig up buried stories

About Me

Interview practice

 

 

 

10

SB 9&10 finish with application   commas

About Me

Interview practice

 

 

 

11

Power Write

About Me?  What’s different?  Questions-- why? What else?

Can you add anything else? Can you give me an example?

 

Projects: Eagles/4 Modes/Historical Food Essay/Essay of choice

 

 

14

Entry--

SB: 10 and follow up

Interview Project

Alternative Assignment Practice

 

 

 

Projects: Eagles/4 Modes/Historical Food Essay/Essay of choice

 

15

Spelling Paragraph practice

Figurative Language -- vivid verbs

Interview Project

 

 

16

Entry: write three strong verb sentences

Essay and prewrite organizer review

 

 

17

 

Projects: Eagles (letter, broster, poem)/4 Modes/Historical Food Essay/friend essay/Essay of choice

 

Projects: Eagles/4 Modes/Historical Food Essay/Essay of choice

 

 

18, 22, 24  Review: Review: vivid verbs, nifty nouns, alliteration in entry task

Projects: Eagles (letter, broster, poem)/4 Modes/Historical Food Essay/friend essay/Essay of choice

 

with figurative language and essay conferences/models/lessons

 

Essay outline (18)

Spelling; nifty nouns (22)

 

23 See sub plans

 

 

24 Review: vivid verbs, nifty nouns, alliteration

Work on projects

 

25 Review essay form and requirements with model

Follow up:  alliteration and

 

 

 

29 Final Drafts: historical Food Essay

Use elaboration techniques: strong verbs, nifty nouns, add experience , example, ask questions

 

 


12/11/07 to 01/07/08

12/11, 12, 13

Power Write

Projects:

thank you

eagle broster

4 paragraphs (expository, descriptive, narrative, persuasive)

 

Revise for: figurative language, action verbs, alliteration, imagery.

 

12/14 and 12/17 See sub plans

 

12/18 1/2 day (snow)

 

12/19 Dress Rehearsal

 

 

01/03,

Power Write

Edit

 

Skillbook: end punctuation

 

04

Power Write

Edit

 

Skillbook: end punctuation and dialogue

 

 

 07

 

Power Write

Spelling -- review procedures

Skillbook: dialogue

Write dialogue with correct punctuation; choose two objects and create a conversation between them.

Review page 7 Sb; Write a conversation with partner using correct punctuation

 


12/04 - 12/10 Persuasion

 

 

12/10 Persuasive Strategies/ Eagles Project

 

Power Write

Spelling

 

 

Action Verbs

 

 

 

Make-up

How are golden eagles like Nespelem Eagles?

 

Project Work:

 

 Eagle Project: facts on blue sheets, broster, thank you letter

 

If time or Tuesday: Persuasive language practice: Disney Prompt

 

12/07 Persuasive Strategies/ Eagles Project

 

Power Write

Spelling Test

 

 

Practice Action Words

Review and practice: specific nouns (names), action verbs, imagery

 

12/06 Persuasive Strategies/ Eagles Project

 

Power Write

 

 

Position Statement and Introduction Review: Analyze introductions

 

Action Verbs Emotive Words: Word choice in persuasion

 

 

How are golden eagles like Nespelem Eagles?

 

Project Work:

1. Persuasive Introduction

2. Eagle Project: facts on blue sheets, broster, thank you letter

 

12/05 Persuasive Strategies/ Eagles Project

 

Power Write

Page 5 Skillbook; end punctuation

 

 

Position Statement and Introduction Review

How are golden eagles like Nespelem Eagles?

 

Project Work:

1. Persuasive Introduction

2. Eagle Project: facts on blue sheets, broster, thank you letter

 

12/04 Persuasive Strategies/ Eagles Project

 

Power Write

Page 4 Skillbook; end punctuation

 

 

Position Statement and Introduction Review

How are golden eagles like Nespelem Eagles?

 

Project Work:

1. Persuasive Introduction

2. Eagle Project: facts on blue sheets, broster, thank you letter

 

 


11/14 - 11/26 Persuasion

 

12/03 Persuasive Strategies/ Eagles Project

 

Power Write

Spelling

Position Statement and Introduction Review

How are golden eagles like Nespelem Eagles?

 

Project Work:

1. Persuasive Introduction

2. Eagle Project: facts on blue sheets, broster, thank you letter

 

11/30 Persuasive Strategies/ Eagles Project

 

Power Write

Spelling Test

 

 Position Statement and Introduction Review

 

Three Samples of Introductions

 

Read each sample and:

 

1. Underline the position statement.

2. Mark the persuasive strategies used:

a. Mark any anecdotes with an A.

b. Circle any question marks.

c. Mark and facts/statistics with an S.

d. Circle any parts that show emotions.

 

 

 

11/29 Eagles Project

 

Power Write

Eagle Project Game

 

 

 

11/28 Persuasive Strategies/ Eagles Project

 

Power Write

Unit: Persuasive Writing Practice Packet

 Introductions

Write introduction draft: Checklist of requirements.

Neat Sheet

olden Eagles work.

 

11/27 Persuasive Strategies/ Eagles Project

 

Power Write

Spelling

 

 

Unit: Persuasive Writing Practice Packet

 Introductions

Write introduction draft: Checklist of requirements.

Neat Sheet

 

 

 

Share Golden Eagles work.

Discuss:

Big Question--

How are golden eagles like Nespelem Eagles?

 

Golden Eagles:

 

What have you done? What did you learn? What categories? What order should you put it in?

What drawing should you make?

 

Golden Eagle Project

 

11/26 Inservice

 

11/21 Thanksgiving Assembly

 

 

 

 

11/20 Persuasive Strategies/ Eagles Project

 

Power Write

Spelling -- Thanksgiving

 

 

Unit: Persuasive Writing Practice Packet

 

 

Individual conferences with students.

Paragraph 1 -- grabber beginning and position statement

Share position statements from last week.  What's effective?

 

Share Golden Eagles work.

Discuss:

Big Question--

How are golden eagles like Nespelem Eagles?

 

Golden Eagles:

 

What have you done? What did you learn? What categories? What order should you put it in?

What drawing should you make?

 

Golden Eagle Project

 

 

 

 

11/19 Persuasive Strategies/ Eagles Project

 

Power Write

Spelling -- Thanksgiving

 

 

Unit: Persuasive Writing Practice Packet

 

 

Individual conferences with students.

Paragraph 3 prewrite.

 

Golden Eagles:

 

What did you know? What do you know now? What do you still want to know?

Golden Eagle Project

 

Big Question--

How are golden eagles like Nespelem Eagles?

 

 

11/16 Persuasive Strategies/ Eagles Project

 

Power Write

Spelling Test

 

Unit: Persuasive Writing Practice Packet

 

 

Individual conferences with students.

Paragraph 2: Concession and Rebuttal prewriting

 

Golden Eagles:

 Share and continue:

 

What did you know? What do you know now? What do you still want to know?

Golden Eagle Project

 

Big Question--

How are golden eagles like Nespelem Eagles?

 

 

 

11/15 Persuasive Strategies/ Eagles Project

 

Power Write

 

Unit: Persuasive Writing Practice Packet

 

 

Individual conferences with students.

(Basketball at Orient)

 

Golden Eagles:

 

What did you know? What do you know now? What do you still want to know?

Golden Eagle Project

 

Big Question--

How are golden eagles like Nespelem Eagles?

 

 

11/14 Persuasive Strategies/ Eagles Project

 

Power Write

 

Unit: Persuasive Writing Practice Packet

 

 

Paragraph 1 prewriting

 

 

Golden Eagles:

 

What did you know? What do you know now? What do you still want to know?

Golden Eagle Project

 

Big Question--

How are golden eagles like Nespelem Eagles?

 

11/05-11/13 Persuasion

 

11/13 Persuasive Strategies

 

Power Write

 Spelling

Unit: Persuasive Writing

 

Persuasive writing cycle

Audience Awareness

“Clear Position Statements”

 

Continue BEARS

 

 

If time: Game 2 or 3:  Write letter to person for new ________.

 

 

 

11/12 Veterans Day

No School

 

11/9 Persuasive Strategies

 

Power Write

 

Unit: Persuasive Writing

 

Persuasive writing cycle

Audience Awareness

 

 

Continue BEARS

 

 

If time: Game 2 or 3:  Write letter to person for new ________.

 

Move to “Clear Position Statements”

 

11/8 Persuasive Strategies

 

Power Write

 

Unit: Persuasive Writing

 

Persuasive writing cycle

Audience Awareness

 

 

Continue BEARS

 

 

If time: Game 2:  Write letter to person for new ________.

 

End of week: Move to “Clear Position Statements”

 

11/7 Persuasive Strategies

Power Write

 

Unit: Persuasive Writing

Persuasive Strategies

Review: What worked? Game 1

 

Persuasive writing cycle

Audience Awareness

Persuasive Strategies: (BEARS)

Band wagon

Statistics

Rhetorical questions

Counter Arguments

 

 

BEARS: Bandwagon; Emotion, Experts; Anecdote, Rhetorical Questions, Rule of Three, Repetition; Statistics, Strong Verbs

 

 

If time:

Game 2:  Write letter to person for new ________.

 

11/6 Geo-Cache

 

Power Write

Spelling

 

Geo-Cache Information

 

 

 

11/5 Field Trip

 

 11/2 Compound Sentences

 Compound sentence paragraphs due.

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