Weekly Lesson

MONDAY   5/20                 

We will finish sharing our children’s books with the class.

The students will take a end of year skills review.

 

TUESDAY   5/21

Awards Day 1:00 (6th & 7th GR)

The students will complete the end of year skills review.

 

WEDNESDAY 5/22            

The students will create a One Pager visual summary of the book Hatchet..

 

THURSDAY   5/23

School dismisses at 1:00.

The students will create a One Pager summarizing their sixth grade year.

 

FRIDAY  5/24

 School dismisses at 1:00.

The students will create a 6th Grade Memory Booklet.



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MONDAY   5/13                 

The students will complete Ch 5/6-7/8 vocabulary in Hatchet. 

The students will begin the process of writing a children’s book.  They will apply a skill learned this year, such as adverbs sentence structure, prepositions, etc.

Today, they will become familiar with children’s books and the format/layout.  They will receive a handout with the requirements for this assignment.

 

TUESDAY   5/14                

The students will complete Ch 9/10-11/12 vocabulary in Hatchet.

The students will continue the process of writing a children’s book.  Today, they will choose a theme, be assigned the skill to be used throughout the book, and will begin their brainstorm.

 

WEDNESDAY 5/15            

The students will complete Ch 13/14, 15/16 vocabulary in Hatchet. 

The students will continue the process of writing a children’s book.  Today, they will organize their brainstorm and write a rough draft. 

 

THURSDAY   5/16 

The students will complete Ch 17/18 vocabulary in Hatchet. 

The students will continue the process of writing a children’s book.  Today, they will edit/ revise their story and begin their illustration.

 

FRIDAY  5/17    

The students will complete Ch 19/epilogue vocabulary in Hatchet. 

The students will continue the process of writing a children’s book.  Today, they will complete their illustrations and share their book with the class.                       

 






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MONDAY   5/6               ACAP Testing 


The students will refine their final copy of the blackout poetry began Friday.  After completing their ‘practice’ attempt, they will be given a page from the book Hatchet, and will create a Black Out Poem to be displayed. 

TUESDAY   5/7 ACAP Testing

The students will continue work on their Black Out Poem to be displayed. 
Students will continue working in their Canadian Wilderness Survival Book.

WEDNESDAY 5/8    ACAP Testing

The students will continue work on their Black Out Poem to be displayed. 
Students will continue working in their Canadian Wilderness Survival Book.

THURSDAY   5/9    
Students will complete working in their Canadian Wilderness Survival Book.
We will read the poem “The Worm” and discuss what it has in common with Chapter 10 in Hatchet.  We will then compare Brian to the boy in the poem using text evidence.


FRIDAY  5/10                                      
 
Students will participate in discussions on Hatchet chapters  5-9 and complete a comprehensive review.



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MONDAY   4/29      

Students will locate and record definitions to vocabulary words from chapters 3 & 4.  They will finish any uncompleted work in their tri-fold from last week.

 

TUESDAY   4/30  

Students will also explore character traits about Brian, the main character in the book Hatchet, and illustrate those traits in their tri-fold. 

Students will begin working in their Canadian Wilderness Survival Book.  They will research geographical details about Canada and its wildlife. 

 

WEDNESDAY 5/1   

Students will continue working in their Canadian Wilderness Survival Book.  
Students will analyze the text features in chapter 6.  They will focus on flashbacks and locate examples in the in the text.  Students will also determine text structure from various types of writing.

 

THURSDAY   5/2   

DARE FIELD TRIP

 

FRIDAY  5/3                                      

 The students will also practice skimming and scanning in preparation of the blackout poetry.

Using 2 pages from the book Hatchet, students will create a Black Out Poem.

Field Day 5th, 6th, 7th




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MONDAY   4/22       INTRO TO HATCHET

Students will read a short biography on Gary Paulsen, author of Hatchet.  They will then respond to questions using evidence from the text.   They will underline clues to cite their evidence. 

Students will then brainstorm in a small group to determine possible survival strategies.

 

TUESDAY   4/23  

Students will research 12 vocabulary words to find the root, prefix, suffix, origin, and meaning.  They will also determine the part of speech of each word.

Students will then answer comprehension questions from Chapter 1 in complete sentences.  Students will cite evidence from the text.

 

WEDNESDAY 4/24   

Students will complete Ch 1 comprehension questions.

Students will then begin work in their tri-fold.  They will predict using text clues and offer their perspective if they were to switch places with the main character.

 

THURSDAY   4/25   

FIELD TRIP

Play at Fairview

 

FRIDAY  4/26                                      

Students will analyze and evaluate the conclusions of the first 3 chapters.  They will then determine how the endings impact the reader. They will also complete a small graphic organizer on chapter 3 to identify cause and effect.