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    March 31 - April 4

    Luchik

    Day Social Studies Language Arts
    Monday ACTIVITY: Students will read and learn about the causes and beginning of the War of 1812

    Homework: none
    •MUG Shot Sentence
    •Silent reading
    •Create two Build-A-Poems and two 8-Line Rhyme poems
    Homework: Read for 15-20 minutes nightly from your student-selected reading novel. An extra credit book project may be completed from the 7-3 choice list.
    Tuesday ACTIVITY: Students will read and watch videos about the War of 1812 and its effects on the nation.

    Homework: none
    •MUG Shot Sentence
    •Silent reading
    •Create two Limericks
    •Peer editing of completed poems
    Homework: Read for 15-20 minutes nightly from your student-selected reading novel. An extra credit book project may be completed from the 7-3 choice list.
    Wednesday ACTIVITY: Students will read about Andrew Jackson and look at political cartoons of Andrew Jackson to understand how the nation felt about Jackson's political decisions. They will also complete a worksheet asking them to decide whether his actions were ones a president should make.

    Homework: Finish Andrew Jackson Speaks Out WS
    •MUG Shot Sentence
    •Silent reading
    •Create two Painted poems
    •Discuss publishing of poetry collection
    Homework: Read for 15-20 minutes nightly from your student-selected reading novel. An extra credit book project may be completed from the 7-3 choice list.
    Thursday ACTIVITY: Students will read a primary source document (Letter from Chief John Ross) and answer questions about the document.

    Homework: Finish questions, if needed.
    •MUG Shot Sentence
    •Silent reading
    •Begin publishing in computer lab
    Homework: Read for 15-20 minutes nightly from your student-selected reading novel. An extra credit book project may be completed from the 7-3 choice list.
    Friday ACTIVITY: Students will participate in a reader's theater about the Dred Scott case.

    Homework: none
    •MUG Shot Sentence
    •Silent reading
    •Final day for publishing in computer lab
    Homework: Finish final draft of poetry collection for Monday. Read for 15-20 minutes nightly from your student-selected reading novel. An extra credit book project may be completed from the 7-3 choice list.
    Download file "7-3 project list.pdf"Download file "Poetry Collection2.ppt"Download file "War of 1812 powerpoint.ppt"
    Download file "TrailTears(wksht).pdf"
    Download file "JacksonSpeaksOut(Activity).docx"
    Download file "TrailofTearsLtr.pdf"Download file "War1812(Reading).pdf"Download file "Lyrics-StarSpangledBanner.pdf"Download file "Trail-of-Tears-PPT.pptx"

    Shoemaker

    Day Science Language Arts
    Monday Warm up statement
    Students will read a textbook section today about EQ safety.
    We will focus on how buildings are constructed to withstand EQ's.
    After the reading, groups of 3 or 4 students will be formed to begin our new project.
    Groups will sketch a design of their building to be created throughout the week.
    Cool down questions
    HW = none
    Journal Entry = spring break
    SSR for 10-15 minutes
    Students will participate in a game similar to Two Truths & a Lie.
    This activity will test the powers of persuasion and also give some insight as to how UMS students spend their spring breaks.
    A new seating chart will be unveiled to the students at the beginning of 2nd period.
    The poem of the day is entitled: Madam and the Rent Man
    Students will answer a variety of questions and reflections about this poem in small, collaborative groups.
    Responses will be shared to the entire class at the end of the period.
    HW = none
    Tuesday Warm up statement
    Groups will continue to sketch their building designs and seek approval from their teacher.
    Students will select their building materials (cardboard) and be given a specific length of tape.
    Groups may begin constructing their EQ-proof building for the remainder of the period.
    Cool down questions
    HW = none
    Journal Entry = poetry
    SSR for 15 minutes
    Students will be given additional time to complete any unfinished sections of a packet containing 4 poetry templates from previous class sessions.
    After our break, students will read the poem of the day: Annabel Lee.
    We will briefly discuss its meaning as a class before we break up into small groups to analyze it deeper.
    Small groups will complete the poem template as well as an additional activity on the back of the template.
    HW = none
    Wednesday Warm up statement
    Students will research effective methods of construction with the threat of an EQ in mind.
    The final 15 minutes of the period will be spent continuing the construction process.
    Cool down questions
    HW = none
    Journal Entry = poetry
    SSR for 15 minutes
    The poem of the day is: The Creation.
    A major theme of this poem is about the effort it takes to adequately complete a task. Students will ponder how a great effort, or lack of effort, has influenced the outcome of an event.
    Either as an individual or small group, students will analyze this poem via the template and corresponding worksheet on the back.
    Student responses will be shared at the end of the period.
    HW = none
    Thursday Warm up statement
    Students will simulate an EQ within their own groups to determine its ability to stand upright.
    Improvements can be made to the original model or groups may choose to create another building to be tested next week.
    Small groups will use the remaining time in class for construction.
    Cool down questions
    HW = none
    Journal Entry & SSR
    Students will receive their spelling words for week 18.
    They will be given 10-15 minutes to begin writing their sentences for next week.
    We will read our poem of the day: maggie and milly and molly and may
    As a class, we will analyze this poem and complete the template together.
    On the back of the template, students may join up with a partner to complete this side of the worksheet.
    HW = none
    Friday Warm up statement
    The entire period will be dedicated to finishing any remaining construction.
    Points will be awarded throughout the week for group members that are productive & collaborative.
    We will begin testing their buildings next Monday in class.
    Cool down questions
    HW = none
    Journal Entry & SSR
    Students will be given 15-20 minutes to complete any unfinished sections of poetry template packet #2.
    Each page of the template will be scored for accuracy & effort.
    Once the packets have been collected, students will read the poems of the day: I am of the Earth & Early Song
    Students will be allowed to collaborate on the poetry template and responses will be shared at the end of the period.
    HW = none

    Tess

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    Day CMP Math I Math Language Arts
    Monday Crossing the Line 2.2
    Learning Goal:
    Understand the connections between linear equations and patterns in the tables and graphs of those relations, including rate of change, and the x- and y-intercepts
    Translate information about linear relations given in a table, a graph, or an equation to one of the other forms
    Find solutions to a problem using a table or graph
    Connect solutions in graphs and tables to solutions of equations
    Essential Question:
    How can ratios and proportional relationships be used to determine unknown quantities
    How can algebraic expressions and equations be used to model, analyze, and solve mathematical situations?
    Agenda:
    Warm-up
    Intro
    Lesson
    Check for Understanding:
    Problem 2.2
    ACE (2–5, 35–37, 43)

    Core 2–5
    Reflections
    Learning Goal:
    I will understand patterns of change between the independent and dependent variables for linear relationships

    Essential Question
    How do I draw the mirror image of an object?

    Agenda:
    Warm-up
    Intro
    Lesson

    Pg 551 (2 – 4, 5)
    Pg 553 (13 – 22)
    Poetry
    Learning Goal:
    1. Read and interpret a variety of poetry styles. Today we focused on Lyric poetry.
    2. Write and publish original poetry.
    Essential Question
    1. What makes poetry meaningful?
    2. How do we come to understand poetry?
    Agenda:
    Warm-up
    Intro
    Lesson
    Tuesday Comparing Costs 2.3
    Learning Goal:
    Understand the connections between linear equations and patterns in the tables and graphs of those relations, including rate of change and the x- and y-intercepts
    Translate information about linear relations given in a table, a graph, or an equation to one of the other forms
    Find solutions to a problem using a table or graph
    Connect solutions in graphs and tables to
    solutions of equations
    Understand how the y-intercept appears in tables and equations
    Essential Question:
    How can ratios and proportional relationships be used to determine unknown quantities
    How can algebraic expressions and equations be used to model, analyze, and solve mathematical situations?
    Agenda:
    Warm-up
    Intro
    Lesson
    Check for Understanding:
    Problem 2.3

    ACE (6–14, 38, 39, 44)

    Core 6–9,11,12

    Extra Practice
    Climbing Monkeys
    Reflections
    Learning Goal:
    I will understand patterns of change between the independent and dependent variables for linear relationships

    Essential Question
    How do I draw the mirror image of an object?

    Agenda:
    Warm-up
    Intro
    Lesson

    Pg 551 (2 – 4, 5)
    Pg 553 (13 – 22)
    Poetry
    Learning Goal:
    1. Read and interpret a variety of poetry styles.
    2. Write and publish original poetry. Twitter poetry - we will focus on writing short and succinct poems that have a powerful meaning with minimal words.
    Essential Question
    1. What makes poetry meaningful?
    2. How do we come to understand poetry?
    Agenda:
    Warm-up
    Intro
    Lesson
    Check for Understanding:
    Wednesday Connecting Tables Graphs and Equations 2.4
    Learning Goal:
    Understand the connections between linear equations and patterns in the tables and graphs of those relations, including rate of change and the x- and y-intercepts
    Translate information about linear relations given in a table, a graph, or an equation to one of the other forms
    Write equations for linear relationships and describe what information the variables and numbers represent
    Find solutions to a problem using a table or graph
    Connect solutions in graphs and tables to solutions of equations
    Understand how the y-intercept appears in tables and equations
    Essential Question:
    How can ratios and proportional relationships be used to determine unknown quantities
    How can algebraic expressions and equations be used to model, analyze, and solve mathematical situations?
    Agenda:
    Warm-up
    Intro
    Lesson
    Check for Understanding:
    Problem 2.4

    ACE (15–28, 40, 41)

    Core 16, 18–28

    Extra Practice
    Climbing Monkeys
    Scatter Plots
    Learning Goal:
    I will understand patterns of change between the independent and dependent variables for linear relationships

    Essential Question
    How do you make and interpret a scatter plot?

    Agenda:
    Warm-up
    Intro
    Lesson

    Check for Understanding:
    Pg 214 (4 – 8)
    Pg 215 (12, 24 – 26)
    Poetry
    Learning Goal: I can get lost in a good book.
    Essential Question
    1. What have I learned in my book?
    Check for Understanding: SSR checklist.
    Thursday Connecting Tables Graphs and Equations 2.4
    Learning Goal:
    Understand the connections between linear equations and patterns in the tables and graphs of those relations, including rate of change and the x- and y-intercepts
    Translate information about linear relations given in a table, a graph, or an equation to one of the other forms
    Write equations for linear relationships and describe what information the variables and numbers represent
    Find solutions to a problem using a table or graph
    Connect solutions in graphs and tables to solutions of equations
    Understand how the y-intercept appears in tables and equations
    Essential Question:
    How can ratios and proportional relationships be used to determine unknown quantities
    How can algebraic expressions and equations be used to model, analyze, and solve mathematical situations?
    Agenda:
    Warm-up
    Intro
    Lesson
    Check for Understanding:
    Problem 2.4

    ACE (15–28, 40, 41)

    Core 16, 18–28

    Extra Practice
    Climbing Monkeys
    Scatter Plots
    Learning Goal:
    I will understand patterns of change between the independent and dependent variables for linear relationships

    Essential Question
    How do you make and interpret a scatter plot?

    Agenda:
    Warm-up
    Intro
    Lesson

    Check for Understanding:
    Pg 214 (4 – 8)
    Pg 215 (12, 24 – 26)
    Poetry
    Learning Goal:
    1. Read and interpret a variety of poetry styles.
    2. Write and publish original poetry.
    Essential Question
    1. What makes poetry meaningful?
    2. How do we come to understand poetry?
    Agenda:
    Warm-up
    Intro
    Lesson - I can write poetry. Limericks!
    Check for Understanding:
    Friday Connecting Tables Graphs and Equations 2.4
    Learning Goal:
    Understand the connections between linear equations and patterns in the tables and graphs of those relations, including rate of change and the x- and y-intercepts
    Translate information about linear relations given in a table, a graph, or an equation to one of the other forms
    Write equations for linear relationships and describe what information the variables and numbers represent
    Find solutions to a problem using a table or graph
    Connect solutions in graphs and tables to solutions of equations
    Understand how the y-intercept appears in tables and equations
    Essential Question:
    How can ratios and proportional relationships be used to determine unknown quantities
    How can algebraic expressions and equations be used to model, analyze, and solve mathematical situations?
    Agenda:
    Warm-up
    Intro
    Lesson
    Check for Understanding:
    Problem 2.4

    ACE (15–28, 40, 41)

    Core 16, 18–28

    Extra Practice
    Climbing Monkeys
    Graphs and Functions

    Learning Goal:
    I will understand patterns of change between the independent and dependent variables for linear relationships

    Essential Question
    How do I understand and graph a function?

    Agenda:
    Warm-up
    Intro
    Lesson
    Check for Understanding:
    Pg 222 (2 – 4, 7, 8, 13 – 15)
    Poetry
    Learning Goal:
    1. Read and interpret a variety of poetry styles.
    2. Write and publish original poetry.
    Essential Question
    1. What makes poetry meaningful?
    2. How do we come to understand poetry?
    Agenda:
    Warm-up
    Intro
    Lesson - Socratic Seminar on poetry
    Check for Understanding:

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