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This Week`s Plan

This Week in English   

December 11-December 15

Please look under "This Week's Documents" for letters concerning Making Meaning and Being A Writer.

9 Weeks Test is on Thursday, December 14

Vocabulary:  pastime, scavenge, suppress, nimble, adamant, confide, exasperated, extreme, heartwarming, forlorn, arduous, teeter, congested, plot, distinctive, mimic, ravenous, scurry, extract, hypocrite

Skills: inferencing, text features, story elements (theme, plot, character change), using context clues to define vocabulary, citing evidence to support answers

Monday

  • Bell Work
  • Being A Writer (Personal Narrative, Week 4, Day 3)
  • Read "A Christmas Carol" (reader's theatre)
  • Activity: "A Christmas Carol: Changes in Ebenezer Scrooge"

Tuesday

  • Bell Work
  • Being A Writer (Personal Narrative, Week 4, Day 4)
  • Read "A Christmas Carol"
  • Activity: "Story Elements"
  • Begin movie: "A Christmas Carol"
  • HW: PERSONAL NARRATIVE DUE TOMORROW

Wednesday

  • Bell Work
  • Finish movie: "A Christmas Carol"
  • Activity: compare and contrast play to movie
  • HW: 9-WEEKS TEST TOMORROW

Thursday

  • Bell Work
  • 9-WEEKS TEST

Friday

  • Bell Work
  • Read "Gift of the Magi"
  • Watch movie: "Gift of the Magi"
  • Activity: compare and contrast story to movie