Daily Activities and Homework
Week of May 30th  June 2nd
Tuesday 5/30/17
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Thursday 6/1/17
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Week of May 22nd  26th
Materials:
"The Amazing Race" answer sheet: amazing_race_answer_sheet.docx
Literary Scavenger Hunt: literary_scavenger_hunt.docx
EOG Review Packet: eog_review.docx
"The Amazing Race" answer sheet: amazing_race_answer_sheet.docx
Literary Scavenger Hunt: literary_scavenger_hunt.docx
EOG Review Packet: eog_review.docx
Monday 5/22/17
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Thursday 5/25/17
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Week of May 15th  19th
Materials:
AOW 22: aow_22.docx
"The Dinner Party:" the_dinner_party.docx
"Life Doesn't Frighten Me" handout: life_doesnt_frighten_me_student.docx
"A Dream Within a Dream" handout: a_dream_within_a_dream_by_edgar_allen_poe.docx
"Life Doesn't Frighten Me" text: life_doesnt_frighten_me_text.docx
"The Golden Curse" text: king_midas_text.pdf
"The Golden Curse" chart: paired_texts_the_golden_curse_and_can_money_buy_happiness.docx
"Lost in Death Valley" text: lost_in_death_valley_text.pdf
"Lost in Death Valley" handout: lost_in_death_valley_text_structure.pdf
EOG Review Packet: eog_review.docx
AOW 22: aow_22.docx
"The Dinner Party:" the_dinner_party.docx
"Life Doesn't Frighten Me" handout: life_doesnt_frighten_me_student.docx
"A Dream Within a Dream" handout: a_dream_within_a_dream_by_edgar_allen_poe.docx
"Life Doesn't Frighten Me" text: life_doesnt_frighten_me_text.docx
"The Golden Curse" text: king_midas_text.pdf
"The Golden Curse" chart: paired_texts_the_golden_curse_and_can_money_buy_happiness.docx
"Lost in Death Valley" text: lost_in_death_valley_text.pdf
"Lost in Death Valley" handout: lost_in_death_valley_text_structure.pdf
EOG Review Packet: eog_review.docx
Monday 5/15/17
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Thursday 5/18/17
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Week of May 8th  11th
Materials:
 AOW 21: aow_21_nonfiction.docx
 Nonfiction Warmup handout: nonfiction_warmup_handout_student.docx
 Main Idea with Robots: main_idea_with_robots.rtf
 Venus Fly Trap + Corpse Flower: central_idea_intro_text.pdf
 Foldable Directions: foldable.docx
Monday 5/8/17
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Wednesday 5/10/17
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Thursday 4/20/17
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Tuesday 1/31/17
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Monday 1/30/17
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Friday 1/27/17
In Class:
 Students complete the Propaganda Ad Stations.
 Study Propaganda Notes  Quiz Monday.
 Notebook Check on Wednesday.
 Make sure you are organized! There will be an organization CAT session on Monday.
 Make sure you are organized! There will be an organization CAT session on Monday.
 Propaganda Ad Stations handout: ad_stations_chart.docx
 Propaganda Ad Stations: ad_stations.docx
Thursday 1/26/17
In Class:
 Students turned in "The Stone" Story Board.
 We took notes on propaganda.
 We watched several commercials and analyzed the propaganda techniques.
 Read for 20 minutes.
 AOW 14 due Friday.
 Study Propaganda Notes  Quiz Monday!
 Propaganda Prezi Presentation: prezi.com/dcsjfdb4x4qb/propaganda/
 Propaganda Guided Notes: propaganda_guided_notes.docx
Wednesday 1/25/17
In Class:
 Students worked on "The Stone" Story Board.
 We read an article about robotic pets and answered questions.
 Read for 20 minutes.
 AOW due Friday.
 Finish "The Stone" Story Board.
 "The Stone" Story Board: stone_story_board.pptx\
 "The Stone" text: stone_text_part_1.pdf + stone_text_part_2.pdf + stone_text_part_3.pdf
 Robotic pets article: robopets_article.pdf
 Robopets handout: robopets_worksheet.docx
Tuesday 1/24/17
In Class:
 We read and discussed the short story "The Stone."
 Students answered questions about the story.
 Students began a story board to represent the most important parts from the story.
 Read for 20 minutes.
 Answer Tuesday's AOW ?s.
 "The Stone" handout: stone_handout.docx
Monday 1/23/17
In Class:
 We read and discussed the short story "The Stone."
 Students answered questions about the story.
 Read for 20 minutes.
 Annotate AOW 14.
 AOW 14: aow_14_exercise.docx
 "The Stone" handout: stone_handout.docx
Friday 1/20/17
In Class:
 Students took the Math Case 21 Benchmark Assessment.
 Have a great weekend :)
 None!
Thursday 1/19/17
In Class:
 We finished the literary terms chart for "Priscilla and the Wimps."
 Students completed a story cube for Priscilla and the Wimps."
 Read for 20 minutes.
 Finish AOW.
 "Priscilla" text: priscilla_and_the_wimps_text.pdf
 "Priscilla" Literary Terms handout: priscilla_and_the_wimps_by_richard_peck_lit_terms.docx
 "Priscilla" Story Cube: priscilla_and_the_wimps_story_cube.pdf
Wednesday 1/18/17
In Class:
 Students turned in the "Dragon, Dragon" foldable.
 We took notes on literary terms.
 We read "Priscilla and the Wimps" and answered questions about the story.
 Read for 20 minutes.
 Answer Wednesday's AOW ?s.
 Literary Term PowerPoint: priscilla_and_the_wimps_lit_terms.pptx
 "Priscilla" handout: priscilla_and_the_wimps_by_richard_peck_questions.docx
 "Priscilla" text: priscilla_and_the_wimps_text.pdf
Tuesday 1/17/17
In Class:
 Students began reading/annotating AOW 13.
 Students worked on the "Dragon, Dragon" foldable.
 Read for 20 minutes.
 Annotate AOW 13 and answer Tuesday's questions.
 "Dragon, Dragon" text: https://hannulasclass.pbworks.com/w/file/fetch/66037936/dragon,dragontext.pdf
Friday 1/13/17
In Class:
 We discussed "Dragon, Dragon" and reviewed the ?s.
 Students began working on the foldable assignment.
 Have a great weekend!
 "Dragon, Dragon" text: https://hannulasclass.pbworks.com/w/file/fetch/66037936/dragon,dragontext.pdf
 "Dragon, Dragon" ?s and foldable directions: dragon_dragon_2014.docx
 Plot Diagram Template: dragon_dragon_plot_template.docx
Thursday 1/12/17
In Class:
 We reviewed elements of folk tale.
 We read and discussed "Dragon, Dragon."
 Students answered questions about the story.
 Read for 20 minutes.
 "Dragon, Dragon" text: https://hannulasclass.pbworks.com/w/file/fetch/66037936/dragon,dragontext.pdf
 "Dragon, Dragon" handout: dragon_dragon_2014.docx
Thursday 1/5/17
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 We took notes on folk tales.
 We read "The Three Wishes" and answered questions about the story.
 Students began working on the "Three Wishes" One Pager.
 Read for 20 minutes.
 Answer Thursday's AOW ?s.
 "The Three Wishes" questions: the_three_wishes.docx
 "The Three Wishes" One Pager: three_wishes_one_pager_1516.docx
 Folk Tale PowerPoint: three_wishes_pwpt.pptx
 "The Three Wishes" text: three_wishes.pdf
Wednesday 1/4/17
In Class:
 Students learned about Shel Silverstein.
 We read the poem "Jimmy Jet and his TV Set" and watched a brief "movie" version of the poem.
 Students read and analyzed an infographic about TV.
 Read for 20 minutes.
 Answer Wednesday's AOW ?s.
 "Jimmy Jet" handout: jimmy_jet_handout.docx
 TV Infographic: jimmy_jet_infographic_final.docx
Tuesday 1/3/17
In Class:
 Students were introduced to Unit 4: Making Choices.
 We did a group poetry activity.
 Students did a "chalk talk" focused on the theme of choices.
 Read for 20 minutes.
 Annotate AOW 12 and answer Tuesday's ?s  AOW due Friday!
 "Choices" Poem: choices_poem.doc
 Chalk Talk ?s: unit_4_chalk_talk.doc
 AOW 12: aow_12.docx
Wednesday 12/21/16
In Class:
 Students read about holidays around the world and answered questions.
 Have a wonderful holiday break!
Tuesday 12/20/16
In Class:
 Students took the Unit 3 "Quest."
 Students finished writing their "What is Your Roar?" poems.
 Read for 20 minutes.
 "Roar" Poem due tomorrow!
 "What is Your Roar" Poetry Assignment: what_is_your_roar.docx
Monday 12/19/16
In Class:
 Students completed Unit 3 Review Stations.
 Read for 20 minutes.
 Study notes  Unit 3 "Quest" tomorrow!
 Unit 3 Review Stations handout: unit_3_review_stations_worksheet.docx
 Unit 3 Review Stations: unit_3_review_stations.docx
Thursday 12/15/16
In Class:
 We finished "Poetry Connections."
 Students began the "What is Your Roar?" poetry writing assignment.
 Read for 20 minutes.
 Finish Unit 3 Study Guide  "Quest" on Tuesday!
 "Poetry Connections": see_it_through_and_rose.docx
 "What is Your Roar" assignment: what_is_your_roar.docx
Wednesday 12/14/16
In Class:
 We finished analyzing word choice in "Roar."
 Students read "The Rose that Grew from Concrete" and "See it Through."
 Read for 20 minutes.
 Complete Wednesday's ?s on Unit 3 Study Guide  "Quest" (Quiz/Test) on Tuesday 12/20!
 "See it Through" and "The Rose that Grew from Concrete": see_it_through_and_rose.docx
 Unit 3 Study Guide: unit_3_study_guide_2016.docx
Tuesday 12/13/16
In Class:
 We finished notes on literary elements.
 Students completed a "Literary Scavenger Hunt" for the song "Roar."
 We did an activity on analyzing word choice for the song "Roar."
 Read for 20 minutes.
 Complete Tuesday's ?s on the Unit 3 Study Guide.
 Literary Element Notes: roar_1_notes.docx
 Literary Element PPT: roar_literary_elements.pptx
 Literary Scavenger Hunt and Analyzing Word Choice: roar_2_scavenger_hunt.docx
 Unit 3 Study Guide: unit_3_study_guide_2016.docx
Monday 12/12/16
In Class:
 We did an activity on denotation and connotation.
 We read and annotated the song "Roar" and began taking notes on literary elements.
 Read for 20 minutes.
 Complete Monday's ?s on Unit 3 Study Guide.
 "Roar" and Literary Elements: roar_1_notes.docx
 Literary Element PPT: roar_literary_elements.pptx
 Homework of the Week: Unit 3 Study Guide: unit_3_study_guide_2016.docx
Thursday 12/8/16
In Class:
 Students read about survivor #2 and #3 for the "Survivor of the Century Stamp" assignment.
 Students began working on their stamps.
 Read for 20 minutes.
 Finish AOW 11.
 Survivor of the Century Stamp: stamp_activity.docx and stamp_template.docx
 Survivor #2: bethany_hamilton_article.docx
 Survivor #3: chesley_sullenberger.docx
Wednesday 12/7/16
In Class:
 Students were introduced to the "Survivor of the Century Stamp" activity.
 We did a prereading activity for the article about survivor #1.
 We read "Swimming for her Life," an article about survivor #1. Students answer questions about the text.
 Students began reading an article about survivor #2 and answered questions about the text.
 Read for 20 minutes.
 Answer Wednesday's AOW 11 ?s.
 Survivor #1 text: survivor_1_updated_article_yusra_murdini.docx
 Survivor #1 questions: survivor_1_yusra_mardini_questions.docx
 Survivor #2 text and questions: bethany_hamilton_article.docx
Tuesday 12/6/16
In Class:
 Students completed Iditarod stations.
 Read for 20 minutes.
 Answer Tuesday's AOW ?s.
 Iditarod Station handout: iditarod_stations_worksheet.docx
 Station 1: iditarod_scope_article_station_1.docx
 Station 2: iditarod_station_2_part_2a.docx
 Station 3 Part 1: iditarod_station_3_part_1.docx
 Station 3 Part 2: iditarod_station_3_part_2.docx
Monday 12/5/16
In Class:
 Students learned background information about the Iditarod.
 Students began Iditarod stations.
 Read for 20 minutes.
 Finish AOW 11 annotations.
 Iditarod Station Handout: iditarod_stations_worksheet.docx
 Station 1: iditarod_scope_article_station_1.docx
 Station 2: iditarod_station_2_part_2a.docx
 Station 3 Part 1: iditarod_station_3_part_1.docx
 Station 3 Part 2: iditarod_station_3_part_2.docx
Friday 12/2/16
In Class:
 Students turned in the AOW and Unit 2 Test Corrections.
 We read "Saving Penguins One Sweater at a Time" and answered questions about the text.
 Have a great weekend!
 "Saving Penguins..." text: saving_penguins_text.pdf
 "Saving Penguins..." handout: saving_penguins_one_sweater.docx
Thursday 12/1/16
In Class:
 Students turned in the Survival Guide to Middle School.
 We read an article titled "Amazing Penguin Rescue" and answered questions about the article.
 Read for 20 minutes.
 Finish AOW 10.
 Test Corrections due tomorrow!
 "Amazing Penguin Rescue" text: saving_penguins_text.pdf
 "Amazing Penguin Rescue" handout: saving_penguins__amazing_penguin_rescue.docx
Wednesday 11/30/16
In Class:
 Planetarium Field Trip!
 Read for 20 minutes.
 Complete Wednesday's AOW ?s.
 Survival Guide due tomorrow!
 Survival Guide to Middle School: survival_guide_to_ms.docx
Tuesday 11/29/16
In Class:
 We went over field trip information.
 We did a minilesson on sentence fragments and runon sentences.
 Students completed a notebook check and cleaned out their 3ring binders.
 Students worked on the Survival Guide to Middle School.
 Read for 20 minutes.
 Complete Tuesday's AOW ?s.
 Survival Guide due Thursday!
 Foolish Fragments and Runons: foolish_fragments_and_ridiculous_runons_notes.docx
 Foolish Fragments and Runons PowerPoint: foolish_fragments_and_ridiculous_runons_piner.pptx
 Survival Guide to Middle School: survival_guide_to_ms.docx
Monday 11/28/16
In Class:
 Students were introduced to Unit 3: Survival.
 They began working on the "Survival Guide to Middle School."
 Read for 20 minutes.
 Finish AOW 10 annotations.
 Notebook Check moved to tomorrow!
 Survival Guide to Middle School: survival_guide_to_ms.docx
Tuesday 11/22/16
In Class:
 We reviewed the Unit 2 Test.
 We read "Where Do Turkeys Go After Being Pardoned" and answered questions about it.
 We visited the Media Center to return and check out books.
 Have a great Thanksgiving!
Monday 11/21/16
In Class:
 Students participated in the Geography Bee for Social Studies.
 Read for 20 minutes.
 Organizer your binder  Notebook Check on 11/28!
 None!
Friday 11/18/16
In Class:
 Students took the Unit 2 Test.
 Have a super weekend! :)
 None!
Thursday 11/17/16
In Class:
 Students created and presented posters as a review for the Unit 2 Test.
 We played "ELA Unit 2 Taboo."
 Read for 20 minutes.
 Finish AOW 9  due tomorrow!
 Study for tomorrow's test.
 Poster review: unit_2_poster_piner.docx
Wednesday 11/16/16
In Class:
 We read "The Quinceanera Text" and answered questions.
 Students worked on the Unit 2 Study Guide.
 Read for 20 minutes.
 Answer Wednesday's AOW ?S.
 Unit 2 Study Guide due Thursday! Test Friday!
 "Quinceanera Text": quinceanera_text.pdf
 "Quinceanera Text" handout: quinceanera_text_questions.doc
 "Quinceanera Text" PPT: quinceanera.pptx
Tuesday 11/15/16
In Class:
 We finished "A Feathered Friend" and reviewed answers to the questions.
 We read "Business at Eleven" and answered questions about the story.
 Read for 20 minutes.
 Answer Tuesday's AOW ?s.
 Unit 2 Study Guide due Thursday  Unit 2 Test Friday!
 "Business at Eleven" Text: business_at_eleven_text.pdf
 "Business at Eleven" Handout: business_at_eleven.docx
Monday 11/14/16
In Class:
 The Unit 2 Test Study Guide was handed out.
 We took notes on theme vs. central idea.
 We read "A Feathered Friend" and answered ?s about the story.
 Read for 20 minutes.
 Finish AOW 9 annotations  AOW due Friday!
 Theme vs. Central Idea Notes: theme_vs._central_idea_intro.pptx
 "A Feathered Friend" Text: feathered_friend_text.pdf
 "A Feathered Friend" Handout: a_feathered_friend.docx
 Unit 2 Study Guide: unit_2_test_study_guide.docx
Thursday 11/10/16
In Class:
 Students typed and turned in the final copy of the "Game Changers" essay.
 Have a great Veterans Day weekend! :)
 Final Copy Format: final_copy_format.docx
 Extension Activity Directions: game_changer_6th_grade_extension_activity.docx
 Extension Activity Template (print): dinner_party_seating_chart.docx
Wednesday 11/9/16
In Class:
 Students typed the final copy of the "Game Changer" essay.
 Read for 20 minutes.
 Finish AOW 8  due tomorrow!
 Final Copy Format: final_copy_format.docx
 Extension Activity Directions: game_changer_6th_grade_extension_activity.docx
 Extension Activity Template (print): dinner_party_seating_chart.docx
Tuesday 11/8/16
In Class:
 Students did a peer editing activity for the "Game Changers" essay.
 Read for 20 minutes.
 Complete Tuesday's AOW questions  AOW 8 due Thursday!
Monday 11/7/16
In Class:
 Students finished the graphic organizer for the "Game Changers" essay.
 Students worked on the "Game Changers" rough draft.
 Read for 20 minutes.
 Finish AOW 8 annotations  AOW due Thursday!
Friday 11/4/16
In Class:
 Students turned in AOW 7.
 Students worked on the graphic organizer for the "Game Changers" essay.
 Have a great weekend :)
Thursday 11/3/16
In Class:
text_evidence_practice_notes.pptx
 Students took notes on text evidence and practiced identifying examples and nonexamples.
 Students finished research for the "Game Changers" essay.
 Students began working on the graphic organizer for the essay.
 Read for 20 minutes.
 Finish AOW 7  due tomorrow!
text_evidence_practice_notes.pptx
Wednesday 11/2/16
In Class:
 We continued working on the "Game Changers" essay assignment. Students finished article #1 and began reading article #2.
 Read for 20 minutes.
 Answer Wednesday's questions on AOW #7  AOW due Friday!
Tuesday 11/1/16
In Class:
 Students completed and handed in the "Open Mind Portrait" assignment.
 We began working on the "Game Changers" essay assignment. Students read article #1 and took notes.
 Read for 20 minutes.
 Answer Tuesday's questions on AOW #7  AOW due Friday!