August Lesson Quick View

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In class: Welcome powerpoint. Students will write a letter to their future self. Start all about my #selfie activity.

At home: .All about my #selfie worksheet

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Target: I can follow classroom routines and procedures.

In class: Classroom routines and procedure powerpoint.  Share “All about my #selfie” homework.

At home: Show parents our classroom website

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At home:

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In class: Eclipse Viewing

At home: No Homework

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Target: I can write an argument essay.

In class: Students will watch a video, read an article and take notes to support their claim on whether or not pets should be allowed in the classroom.

At home: No Homework

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Target: I can write an argument essay.

In class: Students will read two articles and take notes to support their claim on whether or not pets should be allowed in the classroom. Students will then construct a letter persuading Mr. Land to support their claim.

At home:  No Homework

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Target:I can write a personal narrative.

In class: Students will finish their argument writing pre-test by constructing a letter persuading Mr. Land to support their claim. Students will plan, draft, edit and revise a personal narrative.

At home: No Homework

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Target: I can write a personal narrative.

In class: Students will plan, draft, edit and revise a personal narrative.

At home: No Homework

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Target: I can write a personal narrative.

In class: Students will plan, draft, edit and revise a personal narrative.

At home: No Homework

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Target: Great writers can learn from finished texts by imagining strategies the writer used.

In class: Session 1

Students will read Ai’s personal narrative. We will analyze the text in order to compile a list of strategies writers use to write powerful personal narratives. We will establish rules for our writer’s notebooks and have a 12 minute quick write.

At home:

All About Me on Google Slides

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In class: Library

At home: All About Me on Google Slides

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Target: Great writers can use strategies they learned from finished texts.

In class: Session 1 Day 2

Students will review strategies to write powerful personal narratives that Ai used. Students will apply these strategies as they think of an important person and write a personal narrative involving that person. Students will also construct personal writing goals.

At home: All About Me on Google Slides

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Target: Great writers think of  a place that matters to them and make a quick sketch to generate small moment stories.

In class: Session 2

Students will look at Jack Gantos’ Story Map to see how picturing important places can help us generate topics for our powerful personal narratives. Students will create their own story map.

At home: No Homework! Have a great weekend!