Mrs. Smith

**Lesson times and content are subject to change based on scheduling


Week of December 6-10


Monday:  Home Sweet Home - guided/whole class on KIND, students do their own one answer on

                        either PATIENT or RESPONSIBLE

                               Flashcards due - start of class


Tuesday: Silent reading 12 minutes,  JFK quote practice and vocab 5 fill ins (pages 24-26)


Wednesday:  Lost in the Woods - partner work; other as time 


Thursday:  Library day 


Friday:  Spiral check (spirals due end of class)



Week of December 13-17


Monday:  Why Read assignment


Tuesday: Work on Why Read assignment, get spirals back, progress reports


Wednesday:  Glue in crossword, finish why read assignment


Thursday:  Vocabulary Test 5 (with RACE question) - may finish on Friday if need extra time


Friday:  folders (15 minutes), guided Better Safe than Sorry answer (in spiral), turn in Why Read packets, other as time. 



Week of January 3-7


Monday:  Hand back papers, rework option for RACE quiz question, make vocabulary 6 flashcards


Tuesday:  No school (snow day) 


Wednesday:   Schoology online story (Jingles the Cat)


Thursday:  Power/Number topic sentences

Friday:  Jingles the Cat assignment due/submitted by 9:00 p.m., Occasion/Position topic sentences spiral practice and activity



Week of January 10-14


Monday:  OP sentences more practice, vocabulary 6 practice


Tuesday:  introductions - green/yellows type (basic), practice, spiral work "But Wait, There's More"


Wednesday:  Introduce a new Step Up to Writing color (blue), notes, analyze examples, highlighting, and block out a plan


Thursday:  folders, practice with intros, write one with a partner (in class work)


Friday:  silent reading 12 minutes, online assignment on introductions, spirals due



Week of January 18-21


Monday:  no school


Tuesday:  Blues online assignment, Blooket game for vocabulary 6

Wednesday:  Vocabulary 6 quiz with SBA question


Thursday:  conclusions, Blues online assignment - due 9:00 a.m. today


Friday:  conclusions



Week of January 24-28


Monday - anticipatory set/begin novel


Tuesday - Friday:  Read chapters 1 through 11, worked on Journals 1, 2, and 3 in the spiral along with a few other items (pages 53-59).   Spiral is due Wednesday, February 2.


Week of January 31-February 4


Monday:  Main idea lesson, some time to work on spiral


Tuesday:  REACH play for all classes (except 1st period - they will attend Wednesday)


Wednesday:  Spirals due


Thursday:  MAP testing (for math)


Friday:  only 4th period with have ELA that day...TBA on what lesson will be taught this day



Week of February 7-11


Monday- Read Chapters 14-16 Chapters Journal 4

Tuesday- Read chapters 17-20, Work on Spirals Journal 5

Wednesday- vocab booklet, Work time 

Thursday-  Finish Book. Personal reflection. 

Friday- Practice vocab with partners, last journal entry, work time in spirals



Week of February 14-18


Monday- Introducing FTM Biography Project outline/ Assign Groups,character lesson? 

Tuesday-Review game for test, Review SBA/ Race questions 

Wednesday- Additional time for project outline, time to work on spirals 

Thursday- Spiral’s Due, Test- multiple choice, vocabulary, SBA questions

Friday- Finish Tests, crossword - due 3/3



Week of February 23-25


Wednesday- Start FTM Biography Project 

Thursday- Last day to work in class 

Friday- FTM Projects Due at the Beginning of class



Week of February 28-March 4


Monday- Flash cards due Review of step up to writing, notes, paragraphs


Tuesday- Introductions- Introductory notes, Blues practice and assignment


Wednesday- introductions - more practice in spiral


Thursday- - Library Lesson 


Friday- Library Lesson - assignment due Wednesday, March 9th Crossword due


Week of March 7-11


Monday:  Conclusions - notes and practice


Tuesday:  Conclusions work in spiral


Wednesday: Libary assignment due (online), conclusions work


Thursday: Conclusions in pairs - assignment turned in before leaving class today


Friday:  Fact and opinion work (in packet), spirals due 



Week of March 13-17


Monday- Mrs. Smith lesson - inferences and drawing conclusions - Due March 29th (Tuesday)


Tuesday: Social emotional lesson,  Pass back spirals, finish conclusions, fact and opinion as time

Wednesday: Quiz- Vocab Test with an intro and conclusion to complete

Thursday:  Fact and opinion, T chart  

Friday- Editorials - start

Monday- Finish Editorials, extra time to work on tests

Tuesday-Vocab flashcards due. Notes on point of view, House (Point of view), Concussions 

Wednesday- Pros and Cons with examples 

Thursday- (Haley Gone) Read Articles for for essays, quick in class assignment

Friday- Extra time for pros and cons, Start Essay outline - due Tuesday at start of class

Week of March 28-April 1


Monday: outline work day


Tuesday:  work day on outline, sample editing checklist --- same checklist due THURSDAY by 9:00 p.m. (It is online in Schoology); outline for longer days essay due at end of class


Wednesday:  start rough draft, Blooket vocab review as time 


Thursday:  rough draft work day  


Friday:  Vocabulary Test #8, rough draft (handwritten) due at start of class



Week of April 11-15


Monday- Go over the student hand book. New vocab/ flashcards. Spring break game, Finish rough drafts 

Tuesday- Gray Notes and Practice, Revising checklist due 

Wednesday- Gray notes and practice finished, Create Grays for in outline and write in rough draft. 

Thursday- Go over Cups, Start typing final draft 

Friday- Final day for typing final drafts, Vocab crossword , Vocab games, silent reading. Vocab Flashcards Due.