--Pick up the “Kid Nation ‘Episode #1: I’m Trying to be a Leader Here!’ Notes” page from the front table. Read the directions and sample notes quietly and independently as preparation for the first hour of today’s class block.
S. the C. (5-8 minutes)
Activity -- Kid Nation “Episode #1: I’m Trying to be a Leader Here!” (60 minutes)
--Actively view the episode by taking notes as directed:
--When the episode ends, put your notes page in your binder. We will return to this notes page in the future.
Transition (2 minutes)
--Take out your vocabulary book and open to the nonfiction passage preceding the Unit #9 word list (page 108).
Independent Work Block -- Vocabulary Unit #9 (remainder of block)
--Copy down the “Whimsical Words” from the front board.
--Read the nonfiction passage preceding the Unit #9 word list and attempt to determine the meaning of the bolded words using the context.
--Mindfully go over the word list on pages 110-112 (writing words on the lines, starring some of the more difficult words, etc.).
--Mindfully complete the “Completing the Sentence” exercise (pages 115 & 116).
--Finish completing the “Completing the Sentence” exercise (pages 115 & 116). Underline the context clues that help you determine which word you select for each sentence (skill-building). BRING YOUR VOCABULARY BOOK AGAIN NEXT CLASS.
--Continue preparing for the Unit #9 vocabulary quiz, which will take place this Friday, 4/25. Make sure to familiarize yourself with the “Whimsical Words.”
--Read through all of your notes for Chapter One-Chapter Seven of Lord of the Flies.