Mullin–LA

Welcome to Language Arts. In the space below, you will find my weekly lesson plans. The plans are subject to change since life sometimes interrupts the ‘best laid plans of mice and men’ (Robert Burns). If at any time you have questions or comments, please email me.

WEEK of April 22-26

Homework:  None

IN-CLASS WORK:

Monday

Tuesday

  • We will do SSR for 10 minutes.
  • We will continue our writing assignment.

Wednesday

  • We will do SSR for 10 minutes.
  • We will continue our writing assignment.

Thursday

  • We will do SSR for 10 minutes.
  • We will finish our writing assignment (due tomorrow).

Friday

  • Library Day!

WEEK of April 15-19

Homework:  None

IN-CLASS WORK:

Monday

Tuesday

  • We will do SSR for 10 minutes.
  • We will continue reading the stories.

Wednesday

  • We will do SSR for 10 minutes.
  • We will finish the stories and work on questions 1-10 on page 667.

Thursday

  • We will do SSR for 10 minutes.
  • We will finish yesterday’s questions and work on page 668.

Friday

  • Reading Day!

WEEK of April 8-12

Homework:  None

IN-CLASS WORK:

Monday

  • We will do SSR for 10 minutes.
  • We will do a mythology activity.

Tuesday

  • We will do SSR for 10 minutes.
  • We will continue our mythology activity.

Wednesday

  • We will do SSR for 10 minutes.
  • We will continue our mythology activity.

Thursday

  • We will do SSR for 10 minutes.
  • We will finish this week’s mythology activity.

Friday

  • Library Day!

WEEK of April 1-5

Homework: None

IN-CLASS WORK:

Monday

  • PEAKS Testing

Tuesday

  • PEAKS Testing

Wednesday

  • We will do ten minutes of SSR.
  • We will read King Midas.

Thursday

  • We will do ten minutes of SSR.
  • We will finish King Midas.

Friday

  • Reading Day!

WEEK of March 25-29

Homework:

IN-CLASS WORK:

Monday

  • We will do our Daily Paragraph Edit.
  • We will begin a mythology activity.

Tuesday

  • We will do our Daily Paragraph Edit.
  • We will continue our mythology activity.

Wednesday

  • We will do our Daily Paragraph Edit.
  • We will continue our mythology activity.

Thursday

  • We will do our Daily Paragraph Edit.
  • We will finish this week’s mythology activity.

Friday

  • Library Day!

 

 

WEEK of April 22-26

Homework:  None

IN-CLASS WORK:

Monday

Tuesday

  • We will do SSR for 10 minutes.
  • We will continue writing our myths.

Wednesday

  • We will do SSR for 10 minutes.
  • We will continue writing our myths.

Thursday

  • We will do SSR for 10 minutes.
  • We will finish our myths.

Friday

  • Library Day!

WEEK of March 18-22

Homework:

IN-CLASS WORK:

Monday

  • We will do our Daily Paragraph Edit.
  • We will read the story The Chenoo.

Tuesday

  • We will do our Daily Paragraph Edit.
  • We will finish reading the story and do the questions.

Wednesday

Thursday

  • We will do our Daily Paragraph Edit.
  • We will finish reading the story and do the questions.

Friday

  • Reading Day!

WEEK of March 4-8

Homework:

  • None

IN-CLASS WORK:

Monday

Tuesday

  • We will continue working on our mystery games.

Wednesday

  • We will finish our mystery games.

Thursday

  • We will play the mystery games!

Friday

  • No School for Students

WEEK of February 25-March 1

Homework:

IN-CLASS WORK:

Monday

  • We will do our Daily Paragraph Edit.
  • We will continue reading and voting for mystery stories.

Tuesday

  • We will do our Daily Paragraph Edit.
  • We will finish reading and voting on mystery stories.

Wednesday

  • Library Day

Thursday

Friday

  • We will do our Daily Paragraph Edit.
  • We will continue working on our mystery games.

WEEK of February 18-22

Homework:

IN-CLASS WORK:

Monday

  • No School

Tuesday

  • We will do our Daily Paragraph Edit.
  • We will finish our mystery stories.

Wednesday

  • We will do our Daily Paragraph Edit.
  • We will share our mystery stories.

Thursday

  • We will do our Daily Paragraph Edit.
  • We will share our mystery stories.

Friday

  • Reading Day!

WEEK of February 11-15

Homework:

IN-CLASS WORK:

Monday

  • We will do our Daily Paragraph Edit.
  • We will begin plotting our own mystery stories.

Tuesday

  • We will do our Daily Paragraph Edit.
  • We will continue our mystery stories.

Wednesday

  • We will do our Daily Paragraph Edit.
  • We will continue our mystery stories.

Thursday

  • We will do our Daily Paragraph Edit.
  • We will, hopefully, finish our mystery stories.

Friday

  • Library Day!

WEEK of February 4-8

Homework:

IN-CLASS WORK:

Monday

  • We will do our Daily Paragraph Edit.
  • We will begin reading a play version of The Purloined Letter.

Tuesday

  • We will do our Daily Paragraph Edit.
  • We will finish The Purloined Letter.
  • We will do a mystery solving activity.

Wednesday

  • We will do our Daily Paragraph Edit.
  • We will continue our mystery solving activity.

Thursday

Friday

  • Reading Day!

WEEK of January 28-February 1

Homework:

IN-CLASS WORK:

Monday

Tuesday

  • We will do our Daily Paragraph Edit.
  • We will continue reading The Speckled Band.
  • We will do the questions for the first part of the story.

Wednesday

  • We will do our Daily Paragraph Edit.
  • We will read part 2 of The Speckled Band.

Thursday

  • We will do our Daily Paragraph Edit.
  • We will finish reading part 2 of The Speckled Band.
  • We will do the questions for the second part of the story.

Friday

  • Library Day!

WEEK of January 21-25

Homework:

IN-CLASS WORK:

Monday

  • No School

Tuesday

Wednesday

  • We will do our Daily Paragraph Edit.
  • We will continue our research paper.

Thursday

  • We will do our Daily Paragraph Edit.
  • We will finish our research paper.

Friday

  • Reading Day!

WEEK of January 14-18

Homework:

IN-CLASS WORK:

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

  • We will do our Daily Paragraph Edit.
  • We will continue our research paper.

Thursday

  • We will do our Daily Paragraph Edit.
  • We will continue our research paper.

Friday

  • Library Day!

WEEK of January 7-11

Homework:

IN-CLASS WORK:

Monday

Tuesday

  • We will do our Daily Paragraph Edit.
  • We will finish the story and do the questions.

Wednesday

  • We will do our Daily Paragraph Edit.
  • We will watch a PBS film about Houdini and take Cornell notes.
  • Just for fun, here’s Harry Houdini for Kids, which contains some of his tricks for students to try.

Thursday

  • We will do our Daily Paragraph Edit.
  • We will finish watching the PBS film about Houdini and taking Cornell notes.
  • We will do a Houdini activity. (We’ll try a couple of the tricks from the book!)

Friday

  • Reading Day!

WEEK of December 17-21

Homework:

  • None

IN-CLASS WORK:

Monday

  • We will do our Daily Paragraph Edit.
  • We will take our vocabulary quiz.

Tuesday

  • We will do our Daily Paragraph Edit.
  • We will read a Shakespearean rendition of The Three Little Pigs.

Wednesday

  • We will do our Daily Paragraph Edit.
  • We will watch a performance of the Shakespearean version of The Three Little Pigs.
  • We will begin A Muppet Christmas Carol once all work is done.

Thursday

  • We will do our Daily Paragraph Edit.
  • We will continue A Muppet Christmas Carol.

Friday

  • No School

WEEK of December 10-14

Homework:

IN-CLASS WORK:

Monday

  • We will do our Daily Paragraph Edit.
  • We will continue working on our poetry book by adding a free verse to it.

Tuesday

  • We will do our Daily Paragraph Edit.
  • We will continue our poetry books.

Wednesday

  • We will do our Daily Paragraph Edit.
  • We will continue our poetry books.

Thursday

  • We will do our Daily Paragraph Edit.
  • We will finish our poetry books.

Friday

  • Reading Day!

WEEK of November 26-30

Homework:

IN-CLASS WORK:

Monday

  • We will do our Daily Paragraph Edit.
  • We will go over this week’s vocabulary.
  • We will continue working on our poetry book by adding a ballad to it.

Tuesday

  • We will do our Daily Paragraph Edit.
  • We will continue our ballads.

Wednesday

  • We will do our Daily Paragraph Edit.
  • We will begin our sonnets.

Thursday

  • We will do our Daily Paragraph Edit.
  • We will work on our sonnets.

Friday

  • Library Day!

WEEK of November 19-23

Homework:

  • No Homework

IN-CLASS WORK:

Monday

  • We will work on our concrete poems.

Tuesday

  • We will work on our concrete poems.

Wednesday

  • Library Day!

Thursday

  • No School

Friday

  • No School

WEEK of November 12-16

Homework:

IN-CLASS WORK:

Monday

  • No School for Students

Tuesday

  • We will do our Daily Paragraph Edit.
  • We will go over this week’s vocabulary.
  • We will take our vocabulary quiz.
  • We will work on memorizing In Flanders Fields.

Wednesday

  • We will do our Daily Paragraph Edit.
  • We will begin our concrete/shape poems.

Thursday

  • We will do our Daily Paragraph Edit.
  • We will work on our concrete/shape poems.

Friday

  • Reading Day!

WEEK of November 5-9

Homework:

IN-CLASS WORK:

Monday

  • We will do our Daily Paragraph Edit.
  • We will get this week’s vocabulary homework.
  • We will start memorizing In Flanders Fields.
  • We will begin vocabulary for our poetry unit.

Tuesday

  • We will do our Daily Paragraph Edit.
  • We will continue working on our poetry vocabulary.

Wednesday

  • We will do our Daily Paragraph Edit.
  • We will finish our poetry vocabulary.
  • We will practice reciting the poem.

Thursday

  • We will do our Daily Paragraph Edit.
  • We will apply our vocabulary in a discussion of the poem.

Friday

  • Library Day!

WEEK of October 29-November 2

Homework:

IN-CLASS WORK:

Monday

  • We will do our Daily Paragraph Edit.
  • We will get this week’s vocabulary homework.
  • We will read Berenstain Bears

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  • We will begin a Preposition Book assignment.

Tuesday

  • We will do our Daily Paragraph Edit.
  • We will continue working on our writing assignment.

Wednesday

  • We will do our Daily Paragraph Edit.
  • We will continue working on our writing assignment.

Thursday

  • We will do our Daily Paragraph Edit.
  • We will finish working on our writing assignment.

Friday

  • Reading Day!

WEEK of October 22-26

Homework:

IN-CLASS WORK:

Monday

  • We will take our vocabulary quiz.
  • We will work on our writing assignment.

Tuesday

Wednesday

  • We will finish working on our writing assignment.

Thursday

  • No class

Friday

  • No School for Students

WEEK of October 15-19

Homework:

IN-CLASS WORK:

Monday

Tuesday

  • We will do our Daily Paragraph Edit.
  • We will continue working on our writing assignment.

Wednesday

  • We will do our Daily Paragraph Edit.
  • We will continue working on our writing assignment.

Thursday

  • We will do our Daily Paragraph Edit.
  • We will finish working on our writing assignment.

Friday

  • No School for Students

 

WEEK of October 8-12

Homework:

IN-CLASS WORK:

Monday

  • We will do our Daily Paragraph Edit.
  • We will get this week’s vocabulary homework.
  • We will take a vocabulary quiz over our ‘mono’ and ‘poly’ words.

Tuesday

  • We will do our Daily Paragraph Edit.
  • We will continue reading Freak the Mighty.

Wednesday

  • We will do our Daily Paragraph Edit.
  • We will continue reading Freak the Mighty.
    • We will be doing one of the jobs from the reading bookmark.

Thursday

  • We will do our Daily Paragraph Edit.
  • We will finish reading Freak the Mighty.

Friday

  • We will have Library Day!

WEEK of October 1-5

Homework: Vocabulary 4 due Friday

IN-CLASS WORK:

Monday

  • We will do our Daily Paragraph Edit.
  • We will get this week’s vocabulary homework.
  • We will continue reading Freak the Mighty.

Tuesday

  • We will do our Daily Paragraph Edit.
  • We will read Freak the Mighty.

Wednesday

  • We will do our Daily Paragraph Edit.
  • We will read Freak the Mighty.
    • We will be doing one of the jobs from the reading bookmark.

Thursday

  • We will do our Daily Paragraph Edit.
  • We will read Freak the Mighty.
    • We will be doing one of the jobs from the reading bookmark.

Friday

  • We will have Reading Day!

WEEK of September 24-28

Homework: Vocabulary 3 due Friday

IN-CLASS WORK:

Monday

  • We will do our Daily Paragraph Edit.
  • We will get this week’s vocabulary homework.
  • We will take a vocabulary test over the ‘pre’ and ‘post’ words.

Tuesday

  • We will do our Daily Paragraph Edit.
  • We will read Freak the Mighty.

Wednesday

  • We will do our Daily Paragraph Edit.
  • We will read Freak the Mighty.
    • We will be doing one of the jobs from the reading bookmark.

Thursday

  • We will do our Daily Paragraph Edit.
  • We will read Freak the Mighty.
    • We will be doing one of the jobs from the reading bookmark.

Friday

  • We will have Library Day!

WEEK of September 17-21

Homework: Vocabulary 2 due Friday

IN-CLASS WORK:

Monday

  • MAP Testing

Tuesday

  • MAP Testing

Wednesday

  • MAP Testing

Thursday

  • We will do an Anticipation Guide for Freak the Mighty.
  • We will begin reading Freak the Mighty.

Friday

  • We will do Sustained Silent Reading (SSR).

 

WEEK of September 10-14

Homework: Vocabulary 1 due Friday

IN-CLASS WORK:

Monday

  • We will do a Daily Paragraph Edit.
  • We will go over this week’s vocabulary homework.

Tuesday

Wednesday

  • We will do a Daily Paragraph Edit.
  • We will finish All Summer in a Day.

Thursday

  • We will do a Daily Paragraph Edit.
  • We will work on a graphic organizer for a writing assignment.

Friday

  • We will have a library day.

WEEK of September 3-7

IN-CLASS WORK:

Monday

  • No School

Tuesday

  • We will do a Daily Paragraph Edit.
  • We will work on finishing up our personal posters.

Wednesday

Thursday

  • We will do a Daily Paragraph Edit.
  • We will finish Tuesday of the Other June.

Friday

  • We will do SSR (sustained silent reading).

WEEK of August 27-31

Homework: Realistic Fiction due Friday

IN-CLASS WORK:

Monday

  • We will do a Daily Paragraph Edit.
  • We will do an introduction to Realistic Fiction.

Tuesday

  • We will do a Daily Paragraph Edit.
  • We will begin to read Confessions of a Former Bully.

Wednesday

  • We will do a Daily Paragraph Edit.
  • We will continue Confessions of a Former Bully.

Thursday

  • We will do a Daily Paragraph Edit.
  • We will continue Confessions of a Former Bully.

Friday

  • We will be going to the library for an orientation.

WEEK of August 20-24

HOMEWORK:

  1. Obtain a composition book (50 cents at Walmart) for notes by next Monday
  2. Have parent/guardian respond to my email on Friday

IN-CLASS WORK:

Monday

  • We will do a Daily Paragraph Edit.
  • We will do some ‘getting to know you’ activities.
  • We will begin our Personal Poster Assignment.

Tuesday

  • We will do a Daily Paragraph Edit.
  • We will work on our poster.

Wednesday

  • We will do a Daily Paragraph Edit.
  • We will continue working on our posters.

Thursday

  • We will do a Daily Paragraph Edit.
  • We will continue working on our posters.

Friday

  • We will do a Daily Paragraph Edit.
  • We will finish our posters.

WEEK of September 3-7

IN-CLASS WORK:

Monday

  • No School

Tuesday

  • We will do a Daily Paragraph Edit.
  • We will work on finishing up our personal posters.

Wednesday

Thursday

  • We will do a Daily Paragraph Edit.
  • We will finish Tuesday of the Other June.

Friday

  • We will do SSR (sustained silent reading).