vocabulary book to page 58. Look through
the list of words and put a star next to all of the words that you are pretty
confident about knowing already.
S. the C.
Vocabulary Instruction --
Vocabulary Unit #5
--go over Unit #5 word list (page 58)
--complete Syn./Ant. (and additional exercises
if time permits)—MR. MARTIN CHECKS PERSONAL MISSION STATEMENTS
--go over Syn./Ant.
--For HW, begin preparing for the Unit #5 assessment, which will take place
Writing Instruction -- Crafting AMAZING Paragraph
in/continue whole-group share-out--Mr. Martin creates a list on the front
board/models where appropriate
Writing Workshop -- Crafting an AMAZING Paragraph
--on a clean sheet
of lined paper, re-write one of your five exam paragraph responses with pros,
grows, and specific feedback in mind--you
must re-write a response on which you received a score of 16 or lower
--your score for this re-write will
be averaged with your exam score and included within the Writing section of
your Quarter 2 average
finished writing, highlight all changes that you have made, then submit your
work to Mr. Martin for placement within your Writing Portfolio
Transition – pick up a copy
of the story and the sheet entitled “‘The Lady or the Tiger’
HW Time/Sharpening the Saw
--begin the HW assignment OR share
personal mission statements (vote--majority rules!)
--Review literature terms, especially
those with which you are currently struggling. We will apply these terms
throughout our upcoming short story work, and you will be expected to
know/apply these terms on the 7 Habits Unit Exam.
sections of The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens in order to "beef
up" your notes page.
your vocabulary book to class next time.
--Finish writing your AMAZING paragraph (if necessary).
--Finish purposefully reading Frank R. Stockton’s
“The Lady or the Tiger?”. Your purpose
is to answer the questions on the “‘The Lady or the Tiger?” sheet as
preparation for in-class discussion/writing practice--BLOCK 2: DON'T WORRY ABOUT!