Monday, March21. Check In: The essential question of our next unit is How do I use persistence to solve a problem or mystery? In your writer’s notebook, write about this question. 15 minutes….3/4ths of a page!!!. Bad Boy Test. Redos Missing Questions. Independent/Dependent Review.
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Monday, March21 Check In: The essential question of our next unit is How do I use persistence to solve a problem or mystery? In your writer’s notebook, write about this question. 15 minutes….3/4ths of a page!!!
Bad Boy Test Redos Missing Questions
Independent/Dependent Review Type 1: What’s the difference between a dependent and independent clause? Discuss with a partner. Share out Sing songs Pass out 6 Weeks Writing Assignment review Practice together
I spent yesterday, with my dad, painting my bathroom. Driving slowly, he didn’t get there until noon. Until we finish. I have to live in a mess!! I don’t mind. Because my dad makes me laugh. When it’s finished, I’m going to buy him a gift card to Home Depot.
Computer Lab This Week’s Targets • Finish writing your story or poetry, if you haven’t done so. • Revise it according to the advice of your peers. • Edit for punctuation, spelling and capitalization • Highlight and double check your independent/dependent sentences We’re printing on Wednesday!!!!!
Reading LabMonday, March 28 Check in: Silent read book of your choice • Pictures of Hollis Woods. Chapter 6 2. Read and mark pages with sticky notes. • First word/last word • Read aloud Hunger Games
Friday, March 25 Check in: In your writer’s notebook, answer the following question: What is a mystery and how do you go about solving one? Think about stories you may have read, movies or television programs.
How do police officers figure out the time of death? Think/pair/share
Bugs on the Beat • http://videos.howstuffworks.com/discovery/32682-discovery-news-forensic-entomologist-video.htm • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dntO3YANo18
Read the article First Word….Last Word • Read the article and track your thinking. • Choose 3 spots in the article that sticks out to you for some reason, and highlight it. • In your groups, one person shares what they highlighted DO NOT SAY WHY!!! • Go around the table, each person comments until it ‘s back to the first person and they EXPLAIN WHY THEY HIGHLIGHTED. • Repeat number 4 for each person.
Monday, March 28Check in: Solve the mystery below and write it in your writer’s notebook. • A man was found murdered on Sunday morning.His wife immediately called the police.The police questioned the wife and staff and got these alibis:The Wife said she was sleeping.The Cook was cooking breakfast.The Gardener was picking vegetables.The Maid was getting the mail.The Butler was cleaning the closet. • The police instantly arrested the murderer. • Who did it and how did they know? • http://www.coolquizes.com/archives/2006/10/29/one-minute-mysteries/
What does the text say? 1. 4-6 sentence summary. You can write it with a partner or by your self. • How does the text say it? Author’s Craft….guided highlighted reading. • What is the author’s theme or message? Solving problems and/or mysteries requires persistence and attention to all the evidence.
Tuesday, March 29 • Check in: Finish the “How does the text say it?” portion of the close and critical reading • THEN…. • Read over the first 2 pages of questions from the movie.
Get a Clue Movie • Go over questions for today’s section of the movie. • Watch the movie • Answer the questions. • Library book selection
Reading LabWednesday, March 30 Check in: Silent read book of your choice • Pictures of Hollis Woods. Chapter 7 pg. 62 2. Read and mark pages with sticky notes. • First word/last word • Read aloud Hunger Games
Thursday, March 30 • Get a Clue • Bubble sheet instructions • Name • Answers • Double Bubble: Get a Clue and Bugs on the Beat