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  1. Monday, March 31st Reading POTD Which sentence below uses the words hear or here incorrectly? A. When the sound on the television is too low, I cannot hear the show. B. I'm cleaning my house because my family is coming here soon. C. It is hard to hear what my friend is saying in this noisy stadium. D. I need to here the instructions so I will know how to do the project.

  2. SN: A New Kind of Bullying Guided: TW introduce students to the feature article and vocabulary using the link: http://sni.scholastic.com/SN4/01_06_14_SN4 Group: Student will complete Test Features Walk in their groups. Independent Work: Complete a close reading of “After the Storm” on page 2. • What is the main idea? (Use the key details you underlined to help you.) • What effects did Typhoon Haiyan have on the Philippines? • How might the damage from the typhoon affect the Philippines in the future?Provide text evidence to support your answer. • Why might the author have started the article the way she did? Provide textevidence to support your answer. • Tonight’s HW: SN: Time of the Dinosaurs

  3. Vocabulary • TW will introduce vocabulary for the week using the video: • http://www.flocabulary.com/9-i-keep-my-head-up/ • Vocabulary Words: apparent / awkward / competition / congratulate / dusk / instant / limb / queasy / represent / weary • Tonight’s HW: Fill in the blank definitions

  4. Argumentative Writing • Students will watch video clip to learn how to select a topic. • http://learnzillion.com/lessons/1460-select-a-topic-for-an-argumentative-essay • Students will watch a video clip to learn how to write introduction. • http://learnzillion.com/lessons/2212-write-an-introduction-to-an-argumentative-essay • Teacher will explain the 4 argumentative writing topics: • Should students have cell phone? • Does gym/ recess help perform better in class? • Should everyone get a trophy? • Should girls be able to play boys sports? • Students will select writing topic from above. •  Students will take a stand for or against their select topic. •  Teacher will explain outline for argumentative wring.

  5. Workshop • TW pull small group • Students will work independently on • Text Structure 12 • Context Clues Game

  6. Tuesday, April1st Reading POTD Which sentence below uses the words week or weak incorrectly? A. I'm so weak that I can't even lift a sack of groceries. B. I make good grades on my spelling test every week. C. I have been practicing for my recital for a weak. D. Last week I went on a family vacation to Hawaii.

  7. Figurative Language • Metaphor isa part of speech that is expressed by comparing two things, saying that one was or is the other. It’s a comparison of two things that does not use as or like. It is effective because of the direct way that it communicates a message. • An example of a metaphor is: That essay was a breeze. • A simile is also a good way to compare two things. They are similar to metaphors, but instead of using was or is, you would use like or as. • An example of a simile is: His nose leaked like the kitchen faucet. • Onomatopoeia is a word that describes sounds associated with the objects or actions they refer to. • An example of onomatopoeia is: The tick-tock of the clock kept me up all night. • Personification, simply put, allows you to apply inanimate objects and abstract ideas with person-like features or actions. • An example of personification is: The year raced by me in a blur. • Alliteration is a literary style that utilizes the same letter or sound in a row or string of words. • An example of alliteration is: Ralph’s reindeer rose rapidly and ran around the room. • An idiom is a phrase that means something different than its literal meaning. • An example of an idiom is: The phrase, “Throw in the towel”, doesn’t actually mean that you have to throw in a towel, it just means that you are giving up

  8. Finding Your Voice Poster • Work in cooperative groups to create a poster that expresses who you are. • You must use: • Descriptive adjectives • Colorful diagrams • Figurative Language

  9. Vocabulary • Apparent (adj) Easy to see or understand; clear. Based on the storm clouds blowing through, it was apparentthat it was going to rain. • Awkward (adj) 1. Not graceful. Bob is an awkwardguy and bumps into things a lot. • 2. Weird or hard to handle. The party was really awkward; nobody talked the whole time. • Competition (noun) 1. Trying to outdo others. • There is a lot of competitionbetween Kala and her sister; they’re always bragging about who is the better dancer. • 2. A game or contest. Keith entered the rock band competitionwith his all-tuba band. • Congratulate (verb) To express joy for a person’s success or good fortune. Mr. Toobin congratulated the class on winning the playwriting competition. • Dusk (noun) The time at the end of the day just before dark; the evening. It was dusk, and the ducks were flying home to go to sleep. • Instant (noun) A moment; a very short period of time. Leonelpaused for an instantand then jumped off the rock into the water. • (adj) Quick; without much delay. I love the taste of instantoatmeal, and it’s so easy to make. • Limb (noun) An arm, leg, wing, or branch. Using his long limbs, Jerry lifted himself from one tree limbto another. • Queasy (adj) Feeling sick to the stomach. Yuck! Smelling pig guts makes me so queasy. • Represent (verb) To stand in for something or someone else. As the class president, I get to go to an academic fair in Boston and represent my school. • Weary (adj) Feeling tired or worn out from hard work; exhausted. Candice was so weary by the end of the trip that all she wanted to do was crawl into bed. • Tonight’s HW: Synonyms and Fill in the Blank

  10. Writing • Students will watch a video clip to provide organize information for argumentative paper. • http://learnzillion.com/lessons/1470-organize-information-for-an-argumentative-essay • Teacher will remind students to use outline to help with planning their argumentative paper.

  11. Workshop • TW pull small group • Students will work independently on • Grade Level Passage: The Monsters of Singletary Lake • Text Structure 12 • Context Clues Game

  12. Wednesday, April 2 Reading POTD Choose the correct word to complete the sentence. My parents said to me, "_______ happy to help you with your homework." A. We're B. Whe're C. Were D. Where

  13. Reading Stations • Small group based on RI and RL 4.9 assessment • Reading Eggs on the Ipads • Writing Prompt: Rant about something that really, really bugs you. Go on; let it all out, just this once! • Metaphors Activity • Make sure your SN: Quiz Whiz is complete. Read something!

  14. Vocabulary • Synonyms: Circle the word on the right that matches the meaning of the word or phrase on the left. 1. to stand in for something else Limb congratulate represent 2. exhausted Queasyweary awkward 3. easy to understand Apparent awkward queasy 4. a game or contest Competition dusk instant 5. an arm or leg Dusk instant limb • Tonight’s HW: Reading Passage • Fill in the Blank: Write the word in the blank so that the sentence makes sense. 1. Dustin gets __________________________________ in cars, especially when they make fast turns. Weary queasy awkward 2. Larry thinks he’s a great dancer, but he just looks __________________________________ to me. Awkward apparent instant 3. Maria was thrilled when she was picked to __________________________________ our school in the state spelling bee. Congratulate represent limb 4. My favorite time of day is _____________________ because I love to watch the sun set. Dusk limb competition 5. My grandfather has a(n) _______________________ camera that prints out pictures as soon as you take them. Awkward weary instant

  15. Writing • Students will watch a video clip to provide example of introduction paragraph of opposing views. • http://learnzillion.com/lessons/1471-write-an-introductory-paragraph-that-addresses-the-opposing-views •  Teacher will remind students to use outline to help with planning their argumentative paper. • Teacher will also remind students to state the facts and give detailed reasons.

  16. Workshop • TW pull small group • Students will work independently on • Grade Level Passage: The Monsters of Singletary Lake • Text Structure 12 • Context Clues Game

  17. Thursday, April 3rd Raleigh!!!!!!!!! Have Fun

  18. Friday, April 4th Reading POTD Choose the correct word to complete the sentence. I thought the Star Wars movies _______ the best series of movies I had ever seen. A. we're B. were C. where D. whe're

  19. Raleigh • Review Raleigh PowerPoint • Students will write a reflection paper about their field trip.

  20. Vocabulary • Connections: Each sentence has a strong connection with one of the words from the unit. Write the correct word on the line below. 1. I have a hard time talking to Jimmy. He seems like he never knows what to say. 2. I could barely keep my eyes open at the New Year’s Eve party—I never stay up that late! 3. Janie and Samara are racing today to see which of them is the fastest girl in the fourth grade. 4. Sometimes I wish I had wings like a bird, but all I have are these useless arms. 5. I told Lucinda that I was proud of her for winning her tennis match. Take the Quiz!!!! • Applying Meanings: Circle the letter that makes sense or answers the question. 1. Which of these sounds would you be most likely to hear at dusk? (A) a rooster crowing (B) a clock chiming 12 times (C) a school bell ringing (D) crickets chirping 2. Which is the best way to stop feeling queasy? (A) Bundle up in a warm blanket. (B) Take some stomach medicine. (C) Go for a run around the block. (D) Read a good book. 3. If a film was an instantsuccess, what would that mean? (A) A lot of people went to see it when it came out. (B) It was not very well-liked. (C) It was made a long time ago. (D) Most people had never heard of it. 4. The answer to the puzzle was apparentto Jean, so he (A) asked for help (B) threw the puzzle away (C) solved the puzzle (D) thought about it all night 5. Which of these things would best representthe sun in a model of the solar system? (A) a paintbrush (B) a coat hanger (C) a Popsicle stick (D) an orange

  21. Writing • Students will watch a video clip to show the body of argumentative paper. • http://learnzillion.com/lessons/1501-draft-body-paragraphs-for-an-argumentative-essay • Students will watch a video clip to show the conclusion of argumentative paper. • http://learnzillion.com/lessons/1501-draft-body-paragraphs-for-an-argumentative-essay • Teacher will remind students to use outline to help with planning their argumentative paper. • Teacher will also remind students to state the facts and give detailed reasons. • Students will complete d research today and begin first draft on Monday.

  22. Workshop • TW pull small group • Students will work independently on • Science Spin: Jump! Finding Facts • Quiz , 20 Word GIST and Comprehension Questions • All assignments due: • Grade Level Passage: The Monsters of Singletary Lake • Text Structure 12 • Context Clues Game