Wednesday, October 30, 2013 Native American Terms parfleche amulet pueblo chief tomahawk loom kachina teepee hogan Who found out the moon phase? How many words can you put in alphabetical order? Waning Crescent 8:10 – 8:30
The Birchbark House • Chapter 2 (if needed, finish for homework) **Focus Skill: Inferencing** • NEEBIN (Summer) 8:30 – 9:20
Restroom Break 9:20 – 9:30
READING TEST 9:30 – 10:40
Being a Writer 10:40 – 11:30
Your Narratives • We will put these narratives into a class book, similar to Jerry Spinelli’s Knots in My Yo-Yo String. Because of this we will print two copies of your final narratives: 1 to take home at the end of the year and a second to remain in our classroom library for years to come. • All changes that need to be made will be completed today. • Before we begin we have one more thing to do!
Creating a Title • Since your narratives will be combined to make one book, we need to come up with a title for our classroom book. Let’s be creative and brainstorm a list of ideas. We will vote once our list has been created.
Publishing • Since this is your last day to finish publishing your personal narratives, let’s think back and review all that we have learned about writing good personal narratives. • They tell something interesting that happened to the author. • Good narratives include sensory details. • A good personal narrative tells what the author learned or how he/she changed from the experience.
Think Pair Share • What is one way your final personal narrative has turned out better than your first draft? • Think • Turn and talk • What is one thing you like about writing personal narratives? • What did you find challenging about writing personal narratives?
Writing Time • For the next 20-30 minutes you will continue working on your final drafts.
Author’s Chair • Who is ready to share? • What will you do to be a respectful member of the audience today?
Math Time! 11:30 – 12:00
Out of Classroom! • 12:00 – 12:45 Activity • 12:45 – 1:15 Lunch • 1:15 – 1:45 Recess
Math Time! 1:45-2:45
SCIENCE TIME 2:45 – 3:10
Homework • Math Workbook Pages 307-308 • Science Workbook pages 14-15 • Read at least 30 minutes every day; Finish Chapter 2 of Birchbark House
3:10 – 3:15 Wrap Up! • Pack-Up • Office will announce: Car Riders – Leavearound 3:15 Bus Riders – Teacher walks out about 3:22 (listen to intercom-dismisses by grade)