•  GATE English Language Arts Agenda

     

    Monday

    Tuesday

    Wednesday

    Thursday

    Friday

    Date

    October 21

    October 22

    October 23

    October 24

    October 25

    Lesson

    Unit 5: Facing Adversity

    *Refugee chapters 49-51

    *work on One-Pager

    Unit 5: Facing Adversity

    *Refugee chapters 52-53

    *work on One-Pager

    Unit 5: Facing Adversity

    *Refugee After Reading Anticipation Guide (Google Classroom)

    Aprende/Brisas Book Fair begins!

    50 pages due today!!

    Unit 5: Facing Adversity

    *Finish One-Pager

     

    Unit 2 – Technology: Peril or Progress?

    *risks and benefits introduction

    Homework

    50 pages due Thurs. 10/24

    50 pages due Thurs. 10/24

    50 pages due Thurs. 10/24

    One-Pager due tomorrow!

    50 pages due Thurs. 10/31

    50 pages due Thurs. 10/31

     

     

    Monday

    Tuesday

    Wednesday

    Thursday

    Friday

    Date

    October 14

    October 15

    October 16

    October 17

    October 18

    Lesson

    NO SCHOOL

    Unit 5: Facing Adversity

    *Refugee chapters 40-42

    *nonfiction connection – “The Psychological Effects of the Refugee Experience”

    Unit 5: Facing Adversity

    *Refugee chapters 43-45

    Library Checkout

    Unit 5: Facing Adversity

    *Refugee chapters 46-48

     

    Refugee assessment – One-Pager

    Homework

     

    Worksheet – Close Reading Chapters 40-42 (Google Classroom)

     

    50 pages due Thurs. 10/24

    50 pages due Thurs. 10/24

     

     

    Monday

    Tuesday

    Wednesday

    Thursday

    Friday

    Date

    September 30

    October 1

    October 2

    October 3

    October 4

    Lesson

    Unit 5: Facing Adversity

    *Refugee chapters 28-30

     

    Unit 5: Facing Adversity

    *Refugee chapters 31-36

    Unit 5: Facing Adversity

    *TED Talk

    *Worksheet

    Library Checkout

    Reading Log – 50 pages due!!

    Unit 5: Facing Adversity

    *Refugee chapters 37-39

    *reading in the novel will continue as a class after fall break. Students are NOT required to read this text over the break.

    NO SCHOOL

    Homework

    Worksheet – Close Reading Chapters 28-30 (Google Classroom)

    50 pages due Thurs. 10/3

    Worksheet – Close Reading Chapters 31-36 (Google Classroom)

    50 pages due Thurs. 10/3

    50 pages due Thurs. 10/3

    Keep on reading!

    Keep on reading!

     

     

    Monday

    Tuesday

    Wednesday

    Thursday

    Friday

    Date

    September 23

    September 24

    September 25

    September 26

    September 27

    Lesson

    Unit 5: Facing Adversity

    *Informational Writing – finish graphic organizer/first draft

    *revise and edit using the rubric

    *begin final draft on Google Classroom

     

    Unit 5: Facing Adversity

    *Refugee chapters 25-27

    *final draft on Google Classroom

    Unit 5: Facing Adversity

    *finish and submit final draft of Informational Writing on Google Classroom

    Reading Log – 50 pages due!!

     

    District Interim 1 Test

     

    District Interim 1 Test

    Homework

    50 pages due Thurs. 9/26

    Worksheet – Close Reading Chapters 25-27 (Google Classroom)

    50 pages due Thurs. 9/26

    Worksheet – Informal Grammar (Google Classroom)

    50 pages due Thurs. 9/26

    Worksheet – Close Reading Chapters 28-33 (Google Classroom)

    50 pages due Thurs. 10/3

    50 pages due Thurs. 10/3

     

     

    Monday

    Tuesday

    Wednesday

    Thursday

    Friday

    Date

    September 16

    September 17

    September 18

    September 19

    September 20

    Lesson

    Unit 5: Facing Adversity

    *Refugee chapters 16-18

    *Informational Writing – review and reflect on past writing

     

    Unit 5: Facing Adversity

    *Informational Writing – notes, rubric

    *begin reading articles for information

    *brainstorming

    Unit 5: Facing Adversity

    *Refugee chapters 19-21

    Library Checkout

    Reading Log – 50 pages due!!

    Unit 5: Facing Adversity

    *Informational Writing – brainstorming for text evidence in articles

     

    Unit 5: Facing Adversity

    *Refugee chapters 22-24

    Informational Writing – organize draft

    Homework

    Worksheet – Close Reading Chapters 16-18 (Google Classroom)

    50 pages due Thurs. 9/19

    Claim due Thurs. 9/19

    50 pages due Thurs. 9/19

    Worksheet – Close Reading Chapters 19-21 (Google Classroom)

    Claim due Thurs. 9/19

    50 pages due Thurs. 9/19

    50 pages due Thurs. 9/26

    50 pages due Thurs. 9/26

     

     

    Monday

    Tuesday

    Wednesday

    Thursday

    Friday

    Date

    September 9

    September 10

    September 11

    September 12

    September 13

    Lesson

    Unit 5: Facing Adversity

    *Refugee chapters 1-3

    *Background definitions: migrant, refugee, asylum-seeker

     

    Unit 5: Facing Adversity

    *Refugee chapters 4-6

    *Background information – universal human rights

    Unit 5: Facing Adversity

    *Refugee chapters 7-8

    Reading Log – 50 pages due!!

    Unit 5: Facing Adversity

    *Refugee chapters 9-12

     

    Unit 5: Facing Adversity

    *Refugee chapters 12-15

    *Worksheet - Close Reading

    Homework

    Worksheet – Close Reading Chapters 1-3 (Google Classroom)

    50 pages due Thurs. 9/12

    Worksheet – Close Reading Chapters 4-6 (Google Classroom)

    50 pages due Thurs. 9/12

    50 pages due Thurs. 9/12

    Worksheet – Close Reading

    50 pages due Thurs. 9/19

    50 pages due Thurs. 9/19

     

     

    Monday

    Tuesday

    Wednesday

    Thursday

    Friday

    Date

    September 2

    September 3

    September 4

    September 5

    September 6

    Lesson

    HOLIDAY – NO SCHOOL

     

    Unit 5: Facing Adversity

    *Poem assignment – Where I’m From

    *Brainstorming

    Unit 5: Facing Adversity

    *Poem assignment- Where I’m From

    *Brainstorming

    Library Checkout

    Reading Log – 50 pages due!!

    Unit 5: Facing Adversity

    *Where I’m From – draft using template (handout)

    *Writing Groups

     

    Unit 5: Facing Adversity

    *Where I’m From – final draft due

    *Type in Google Docs and upload final draft to Classroom

    *Refugee – anticipation guide (Google Classroom)

    Homework

    50 pages due Thurs. 9/5

    50 pages due Thurs. 9/5

    50 pages due Thurs. 9/5

    50 pages due Thurs. 9/12

    50 pages due Thurs. 9/12

     

     

    Monday

    Tuesday

    Wednesday

    Thursday

    Friday

    Date

    August 26

    August 27

    August 28

    August 29

    August 30

    Lesson

    Unit 5: Facing Adversity

    *The Grapes of Wrath p. 457-460

    -social and historical context p. 463

    *Worksheet – Craft and Structure, Theme (Google Classroom)

     

    Unit 5: Facing Adversity

    *Grapes of Wrath p. 457-460

    *Notes – Point of View

    *Imagery p. 465

    *Worksheet – Description (Google Classroom)

    Unit 5: Facing Adversity

    Grand Canyon Reader Award  presentation

    *Students must read at least 3 titles from the 2020 nominees by the end of March in order to vote.

    Reading Log – 50 pages due!!

    Unit 5: Facing Adversity

    *Grapes of Wrath review and discussion

     

    Unit 5: Facing Adversity

    *Grapes of Wrath TEST

    Homework

    Worksheet – Theme: Reteach and Practice (Google Classroom)

    50 pages due Thurs. 8/29

    Finish Worksheet – Description (Google Classroom) if not finished in class.

    50 pages due Thurs. 8/29

    50 pages due Thurs. 8/29

    Study the excerpt for TEST tomorrow!

    50 pages due Thurs. 9/5

    50 pages due Thurs. 9/5

     

     

    Monday

    Tuesday

    Wednesday

    Thursday

    Friday

    Date

    August 19

    August 20

    August 21

    August 22

    August 23

    Lesson

    Unit 5: Facing Adversity

    *”The Circuit” p. 468-474

    *Analysis Test

    Unit 5: Facing Adversity

    *Grapes of Wrath p. 457-460

    *read the excerpt

    Unit 5: Facing Adversity

    *Grapes of Wrath Comprehension Quiz

    Grand Canyon Reader Award  presentation

    *Students must read at least 3 titles from the 2020 nominees by the end of March in order to vote.

    Library Checkout

    Reading Log – 50 pages due!!

    Unit 5: Facing Adversity

    *Grapes of Wrath review and discussion p. 462 #1-3

     

    Unit 5: Facing Adversity

    *Grapes of Wrath analysis – social and historical context using nonfiction

    *"The Legacy of the Dust Bowl"

     

    Homework

    50 pages due Thurs. 8/22

    Close Reading/Annotations for Grapes of Wrath due Thurs. 8/22

    50 pages due Thurs. 8/22

    Close Reading/Annotations for Grapes of Wrath due Thurs. 8/22

     

    50 pages due Thurs. 8/22

    50 pages due Thurs. 8/29

    50 pages due Thurs. 8/29

     

     

    Monday

    Tuesday

    Wednesday

    Thursday

    Friday

    Date

    August 12

    August 13

    August 14

    August 15

    August 16

    Lesson

    Unit 5: Facing Adversity

    *”The Circuit” p. 468-474

    *use close reading strategies to read the story

    Unit 5: Facing Adversity

    *”The Circuit” Comprehension Quiz

    *Notes – Plot

    *Analyze paragraph 15

    Unit 5: Facing Adversity

    *point of view activity (1st, 2nd, 3rd periods only)

    Reading Log – 50 pages due!!

    Unit 5: Facing Adversity

    *Commas p. 479

    *Notes – Direct/Indirect Characterization

    *”The Circuit” Analyze Paragraphs 8 and 14

    Unit 5: Facing Adversity

    *Commas Review

    *Notes – Theme

    *Worksheet (Google Classroom) – what is the theme of “The Circuit”?

     

    Homework

    50 pages due Thurs. 8/15

    50 pages due Thurs. 8/15

    50 pages due Thurs. 8/15

    50 pages due Thurs. 8/22

    50 pages due Thurs. 8/22

     

     

    Monday

    Tuesday

    Wednesday

    Thursday

    Friday

    Date

    August 5

    August 6

    August 7

    August 8

    August 9

    Lesson

    Unit 5: Facing Adversity

    *Essential Question introduction

    Unit 5: Facing Adversity

    *How to Close Read (AVID strategy)

    Unit 5: Facing Adversity

    *library expectations

    *Grand Canyon Reader Award presentation

    Library Checkout

    *hand out reading log

    Unit 5: Facing Adversity

    *Launch text – “Against the Odds” discussion

    Unit 5: Facing Adversity

    *Answer the Essential Question in a Power Paragraph (see agenda p. 8 for format)

     

    Homework

    “The Trembles and the Prickles” class activity – Reflection due tomorrow (Google Classroom)

    Read Launch Text – “Against the Odds” in textbook p. 446-447

    *use close reading strategies to prepare for discussion

    DUE THURS. 8/8

    Bring a silent reading book tomorrow, if you are already reading one from home.

    50 pages due Thurs. 8/15

    50 pages due Thurs. 8/15

     
     

     

    Monday

    Tuesday

    Wednesday

    Thursday

    Friday

    Date

    July 29

    July 30

    July 31

    August 1

    August 2

    Lesson

     

    Meet the Teacher Night 

    5 PM

     

    First Day of School!

    Introductions

    Log on to Google Classroom

     Context Clues and Collaboration Activity

     

    Homework

         

     ELA Student Interest Survey (Google Classroom) due Mon. 8/5

    GATE contract signature page due Mon. 8/5

     Activity Reflection ("The Trembles and the Prickles") on Google Classroom due Tues. 8/6

    ELA Student Interest Survey on Google Classroom due Mon. 8/5

    GATE contract signature page due Mon. 8/5