Tier 3 Reading and Communication Arts Lesson Plans

Monday 8/26

Tuesday 8/27

Wednesday 8/28

Thursday 8/29

Friday 8/30

Comm.

Arts

PIR Days

PIR Days

Class & School

    Rules

Getting to know

    each other

Library

In class writing:

    “What I did over

    the summer.”

Verb Practice in

    class worksheet

    and discussion

Reading

PIR Days

PIR Days

Class & School

    Rules

Getting to know

    each other

In class read and

    discuss “Apollo

    to the Moon”

Finish “Apollo to

    the Moon”

SSR Practice

SSR Log

    demonstration

Monday 9/2

Tuesday 9/3

Wednesday 9/4

Thursday 9/5

Friday 9/6

Comm.

Arts

Labor Day

SSR - Log

What is a verb?

Helping Verbs List

Recognizing

    Verbs WKS

SSR - Log

Notebook Dividers

    and

    organization

Library

Verb Drill 1 pg. 9

SSR

Verb Drills 2 & 3

    in class and as

    homework

Reading

Labor Day

Elements of

    Fiction from

    “The Three

    Century

    Woman”

Vocabulary WKS

Vocabulary “The

    Three Century

    Woman” & “The

    Fall of the

    Hindenburg”

    In class WKS

Reading Warm-Up

    “The Three
   Century

    Woman”

Read “The Three

    Century

    Woman” and

    “The Fall of the

     Hindenburg”

     take notes in

     side column

Re-read, Partner

    Read

Monday 9/9

Tuesday 9/10

Wednesday 9/11

Thursday 9/12

Friday 9/13

Comm.

Arts

SSR

Bell Ringer: What

   resources can

   you use to find

   out the truth

   about

   something?

Prepositions 1-5

SSR

Go over format for

   Wolf Paper

   research done

   in Mr Mee’s

   class

Begin typing Wolf

   paper

SSR

Type Wolf Paper

   (research

   should have

   been done in

   Mr. Mee’s class)

Library

Type Wolf Paper

   (research

   should have

   been done in

   Mr. Mee’s class)

Type Wolf Paper

   (research

   should have

   been done in

   Mr. Mee’s class)

Wolf Paper Due

   Today

Reading

Discussion

   Narrative Text

About the Author

   “Papa’s Parrot”

   pg 24-25

Vocabulary

   “Papa’s Parrot”

   wks pg 16

Bell Ringer:

   Thank You Note

Listen to “Papa’s

   Parrot”

Bell Ringer: Write

   about a time

   you got in an

   argument with

   someone.

Read and Discuss

   “Papa’s Parrot”

Discuss

   Characters,

   Plot, etc.

Bell Ringer: What

   is someint you

   believed in

   when you were

   younger that

   you don’t

   believe in

   anymore.

“Papa’s Parrot”

   Wks pg 36-37

Pass back papers

Bell Ringer: What

   lesson does the

   main character

   learn in “Papa’s

   Parrot”

Selection Test

   over “Papa’s

   Parrot”


Monday 9/16

Tuesday 9/17

Wednesday 9/18

Thursday 9/20

Friday 9/21

Comm.

Arts

SSR

Common and

   proper nouns

Integrated

   learning skills:

   Grammar wks

HW: Finish

   grammar wks

SSR

Pass back papers

   organize

   notebook

Nouns Practice

   pg 17

SSR

Pearson success

   net grammar

   tutorial

Common and

   proper nouns

   wks

HW: finish nouns

   wks

ISIP

SSR

Preposition

   practice

Identifying

   Prepositions

   wks

HW: Finish wks

Reading

Bell Ringer

Vocabulary Warm

   Up for “An

   American

   Childhood”

Copy vocabulary

   words on back

   of warm up wks

HW: finish warm

   up

Bell Ringer

Reading warm-up

   for “American...”

HM: Read reading

   warm up to

   parent or

   guardian and

   have them initial

Bell Ringer

Listen to

   “American

   Childhood”

Discuss story

Library

Read through

   “American

   Childhood”  

   again

Discuss story

Bell Ringer

Selection test

   over “American

   Childhood”


Monday 9/23

Tuesday 9/24

Wednesday 9/25

Thursday 9/20

Friday 9/21

Comm.

Arts

SSR

Pass back papers

Preposition

   Practice

Using

   Prepositions

   wks

HW: finish wks

SSR

Personal

   Pronouns

   Practice

WKS: Personal

   Pronouns

SSR

Practice

   Identifying

   Pronouns

WKS: Identifying

   Pronouns

Library

Practice Using

   Pronouns

WKS: Subject

   Pronouns for

   Verbs

SSR

NOUNS!!! What

   are nouns.

   Picking nouns

   out of a

   sentence

HM: Identifying

   nouns wks

Reading

Vocabulary Warm

   Up for “All

   SUmmer in a

   Day”

Rewrite vocab

   definitions in our

   own words

Listen to “All  

   Summer

   In a Day”

Discuss story and

   main character

Discuss “All

   Summer in a

   Day”

WKS: After You

   Read pg 52

Listen to

   “All Summer in a

   Day”

Discuss again to

   review for test

Selection Test

   over “All

   Summer in a

   Day”


Monday 9/30

Tuesday 10/1

Wednesday 10/2

Thursday 10/3

Friday 10/4

Comm.

Arts

SSR
Discussion: Their,

   There, They’re.

   When do you

   use each one?

HW: Their, There,

   They’re wks

SSR

Discussion: How

   do you make a  

   noun show that

   it owns

   something?

HW: Possessive

   nouns in

   sentences

SSR

Discussion: What

   are some good

   ways to

   improve your

   handwriting?

HW: Handwriting

   practice wks

Library

Discussion: What

   is a noun? How

   do we make

   nouns plural?

HW: Singular and

   plural noun wks

SSR

Continue working

   with singular and

   plural nouns.

Reading

Bell Ringer

Reading Warm-Up

   for “Suzi and

   Leah”

Vocabulary warm

   up for “Suzi

   and Leah”

HW: Finish Vocab

   Warm Up

Discuss how the

   story “Suzi and

   Leah is set up.

   (a series of

   letters)

Listen to “Suzi

   and Leah”

Partner read “Suzi

   and Leah”  

   one partner is

   Suzi and the

   other is Leah.

Discuss “Suzi and

   Leah”

Discuss what

   setting means in

   a story

Connect the setting

   of “Suzi and

   Leah” to how the

   characters feel in

   the story


Monday 10/7

Tuesday 10/8

Wednesday 10/9

Thursday 10/10

Friday 10/11

Comm.

Arts

SSR

Possessive

   Pronouns

WKS: Identifying

   Possessive

   Pronouns

SSR

Possessive

   Pronoun

   Practice

WKS: Using

   Possessive

   Pronouns

Explore Test

Library

Personal

   Pronouns

What are they?

What do they do?

WKS: Personal

   Pronouns pg 38

SSR

Personal

   Pronouns

   Practice

WKS: pg 38

Reading

Vocabulary Warm

   Up for “My First

   Free Summer”

WKS: Vocab

   Warm Up

Reading Warm Up

   for “My First

   Free Summer”

WKS: Reading

   Warm Up

Explore Test

Partner Read

   “My First Free

   Summer”

Making

   Connections

WKS: “My first

   Free Summer”

   pg 67


Monday 10/14

Tuesday 10/15

Wednesday 10/16

Thursday 10/17

Friday 10/18

Comm.

Arts

SSR

Grammar

   Personal

   Pronouns

WKS: pg 39

SSR

Practice

   Identifying

   Personal

   Pronouns

Personal Pronoun

   Treasure Hunt

SSR

Practice

   Identifying

   Personal

   Pronouns

Personal Pronoun

   Treasure Hunt

NO SCHOOL

MEA

NO SCHOOL

MEA

Reading

Bell Ringer

Enrichment

   Activities:

   Life and

   literature

Bell Ringer

After You Read:

   “My First Free

   Summer”

Listen to “My

   First Free

   Summer”

Selection Test

   over story

NO SCHOOL

MEA

NO SCHOOL

MEA


Monday 10/21

Tuesday 10/22

Wednesday 10/23

Thursday 10/24

Friday 10/25

Comm.

Arts

SSR

Possessive

   Pronouns

HW: Possessive

   Pronouns pg

   40-41

SSR

Possessive

   Pronouns

HW: Finish wks

   pg 40-41

SSR

Fiction vs

   Nonfiction

   What is the

   difference?

HW: Fiction and

   Nonfiction

   pgs. 10-11

Library

Fiction vs

   Non Fiction

Identify passages

  as fiction or

  nonfiction

HW: Fiction and

   Non Fiction

   pg. 10-11

SSR

Locating types

   of information

HW: Reading:

   Locate Types

   of Information

Reading

Bell Ringer

Vocabulary Warm

   Up for “A Stolen

   Day” and “The

   Night the Bed

   Fell”

HW: Vocabulary

   Warm Up

Bell Ringer

Reading Warm

   Up for “A Stolen

   Day” and “The

   Night the Bed

   Fell”
HW: Reading

   Warm Up

   pg. 214

Bell Ringer

Read “A Stolen

   Day” and “The

   Night the Bed

   Fell”

Bell Ringer

Read “A Stolen

   Day”

Bell Ringer

Listen to “The

   Night the Bed

   Fell” and “A

   Stolen Day”


Monday 10/28

Tuesday 10/29

Wednesday 10/30

Thursday 10/31

Friday 11/1

Comm.

Arts

SSR

Describing events

   or things with

   Hyperbole

HW: Writing:

   Hyperbole

   pg 22-23

SSR

Finding Author’s

   Purpose

HW: Reading:

   Author’s

   Purpose pg 26-

   27

SSR

ISIP

Library

Finish

Finding Author’s

   Purpose

HW: Reading:

   Author’s

   Purpose pg 26-

   27

SSR

Halloween

   Scavenger

   Hunt

Reading

Bell Ringer

Finish Hyperbole

   worksheet

Discuss “The

   Night the Bed

   Fell” and “A

   Stolen Day”

Bell Ringer

Partner Read

   “The Night the

   Bed Fell”

Bell Ringer

Partner Read

   “A Stolen Day”

Bell Ringer

Comparing

   Literary Works

HW: Support for

   Writing to

   Compare

   Literary Works

   pg 219

Bell Ringer

Selection Test

   over “The Night

   The Bed Fell”

   and “A Stolen

   Day”


Monday 11/4

Tuesday 11/5

Wednesday 11/6

Thursday 11/7

Friday 11/8

Comm.

Arts

GEAR UP FIELD

    TRIPS

7th Grade to

   Kalispell

8th Grade to

   Missoula

Reading

GEAR UP FIELD

    TRIPS

7th Grade to

   Kalispell

8th Grade to

   Missoula