good morning and welcome back!
lets set up the classroom into groups of 6. once the desks r in place, stand in the back of the room and I will place you into groups. :)
I would love it if someone would clean the back boards and others would help arrange desks and chairs.
Josh, could you please take all non-sixth graders' lunch cards to the appropriate classrooms. Thank you!
please have your writing journal with you this morning. we r going to use the morning class each morning for a brief lesson, so please be ready as quickly as possible.
today we will begin with Karly's awesome presentation. If you would like to peer evaluate, please get a chromebook and use the following code: 922419
We will begin working on similes/metaphors.
That dot is as big as a horse!
Jenny is as quiet as a mouse.
That man is over the hill.
Steve turned as white as a ghost when his father caught him! That car is a boat!
Her singing sounds like a cat dying. His shoes are skis!
It’s as hot as an oven in here.
My room is a hazardous zone!
GENIUS HOUR REQUIREMENTS:
Journal Entry Requirements:
11/26-Ch. 1 Questions
11/28-Ch. 2 Questions
12/6 Vocab. (1-10)
12/6-Ch. 3 Questions
12/7-Ch. 3-5 Questions
1/7-Journal Prompt for Vocabulary. and Ch. 6-7
1/10-Phantom Tollbooth Newsletter (worksheet)
1/14-Making Inferences/Ch. 6-10 Questions
1/15-Elements of a Folktale Graphic Organizer
1/16-Summary Graphic Organizer
1/23-5 Paragraph Essay (Summary)
1/24-Vocabulary for Ch. 11-15
1/25-Shurley P. 1,2
1/29-Analogies and Shurley
1/29-Ch. 12 Questions
2/1-Dreams (start writing and dreaming about your future)
2/12-Text to Self Journal Prompt "Infinite Self"
2/13-Vocabulary Sheet Ch. 12-15
2/15-Shurley (only #1 finished)
2/22-In the Dark Worksheet
2/25-26-Dictation with picture
2/25-26-Vocabulary Ch. 18-20
2/26-Shurley (on back of Dictation Worksheet)
2/27-Dictation (tape in later)
3/1-Final Project Options/Rubric
3/13-How Are Emoji's Made?
3/22-Story prompt sheet
4/8-Phase 1 DBI (Notice/Wonder)
4/9-Phase 2,3 DBI (Notice/Wonder)
4/10-Phase 4 DBI (Illustration)
4/10-4 Author Questions (Paul)
4/10-4 Author Questions (Josh, Ellie)
4/12-4 Author Questions (Karly)
4/15-Verb Tense Packet (completed)
4/16-Video Notes #1
4/18-Ch. 1-2 (3 Facts for each)
4/23-List of 15 Items
4/24-Top 10 List and 3 Questions
5/3-Ch. 9-12 (3 main events from each)
5/7-Create a comic strip for each ch. (1-12)
Words to Go Lessons
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