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Thursday

 - ThesaurusThursday

 - Being an Effective

    Research Partner

 - Research Articles

 HW - Research

            Articles & Role

            

Friday

  No School - Sleep In!

 

 HW - 

  

Monday

 - MultiMinute Monday

 - Explicit Vs Implicit

    Research Info

 - Research Articles

 HW- Start Digging into

           Articles

Tuesday

 - Tree Tuesday

 - Implicit Vs Explicit

    Infor

 - LEAN Notes from 

     Research Articles

 

 HW - Read Research

             Articles + Notes

Wednesday

 - ReWrite Wednesday

 - Academic Vocab

 - Vocabulary Sort

 

 HW - Study WWW

             

February 19th - 22nd

Thursday

 - ThesaurusThursday

 Westing Game 

    Ch. 29-30

 - Review Mood 

    Strategies

 - Conclusions

 HW - Mystery & Mood

            CER/MEL-Con

Friday

 - Figurative Friday

 - Mood Lit Circle

 - Self-Assess

 - Research Topic

    Choices

 

 HW - Finish Mystery

  

Monday

 - MultiMinute Monday

 - Westing Game Ch.26

 - Review Adverbs 

 - Mystery Climax to  

    Falling Action

 - Mystery Vocabulary

 HW- Mystery & Word

            Watcher

Tuesday

 - Tree Tuesday

 - Finish Westing       

    Game Ch. 26

 - Vocabulary Lit Circle

 - Mystery Falling 

    Action to Resolution

 

 HW - Read Mystery

          

Wednesday

 - ReWrite Wednesday

 - Westing Game 

    Ch. 27-28

 - Mystery 

    Introductions

 HW - Study WWW

             

February 12th - 16th

Thursday

 - ThesaurusThursday

 Westing Game Ch. 24

 - Empathy

 - Review Prepositions

 - Rising Action

 HW - Mystery &

            Empathizer

Friday

 - Figurative Friday

 - Westing Game Ch. 25

 - Empathy Lit Circle

 - Review Adverbs

 - Climax

 

 HW - Read Mystery

  

Monday

 - MultiMinute Monday

 - Westing Game Ch. 21 

 - Mystery Cube   

 - Predictions

 HW- Mystery & Future

            Fortune Teller

Tuesday

 - Tree Tuesday

 - Westing Game Ch. 22

 - Predictions Lit Circle

 - Mystery Cube 

    Exposition

 

 HW - Read Mystery

          

Wednesday

 - ReWrite Wednesday

 - Westing Game Ch. 23

 - Review Adjectives

 - Exposition to Rising 

    Action

 HW - Study WWW

             

February 5th - 9th

Thursday

 - ThesaurusThursday

 Westing Game Ch. 19

 - Climax to Falling

    Action

 - Questioning

 HW - Mystery

       Discussion Director

Friday

 - Figurative Friday

 - Westing Game Ch. 20

 - Questioning Lit Circle

 - Falling Action to

    Resolution

 

 HW - Read Mystery

  

Monday

 - MultiMinute Monday

 - Mood Strategies

 - Westing Game Ch. 15 

 - Exposition to Rising   

    Action

 HW- Mystery Mood

           CER

Tuesday

 - Tree Tuesday

 - Westing Game 

    Ch. 16-17

 - Preposition Hunt

 - Mood Lit Circle

 

 HW - Read Mystery

          

Wednesday

 - ReWrite Wednesday

 - Westing Game Ch. 18

 - Edible Adverbs

 - Rising Action to 

    Climax

 HW - Study WWW

             

January 29th - February 2nd

Thursday

 - Theme Thursday

 Westing Game Ch. 13

 - Expositions

 - Connections

 HW - Mystery Super

             Summarizer

Friday

 - Figurative Friday

 - Westing Game Ch. 14

 - Connections

     Lit Circle

 - Artistic Adjectives

 

 HW - Read Mystery

  

Monday

 - MultiMinute Monday

 - Visualization

 - Westing Game Ch. 9 

 - WWW 1-4 Final   

 HW- Mystery Image

           Illustrator

Tuesday

 - Tree Tuesday

 - Westing Game Ch. 10

 - 5-Digit Mystery

 - Visualization Lit

    Circle

 HW - Read Mystery

          

Wednesday

 - ReWrite Wednesday

 - Westing Game 

    Ch. 11-12

 - Mini-Summaries

 HW - Study WWW 

             

January 22nd - 26th

Thursday

 - Theme Thursday

 Westing Game Ch. 8

 - Comic to Prose

    Checklist

 - Summarization

 HW - Mystery Super

             Summarizer

Friday

 - Figurative Friday

 - Finish Westing Game      Ch. 8

 - Summarizer Lit Circle

 - Finish Comic to Prose

    Checklist

 

 HW - Read Mystery

  

Monday

 - MultiMinute Monday

 - Westing Game Ch. 4 

 - Comic to Prose

 - Dialogue Formatting   

 HW- Comic to Prose

            Writing Panel 1

Tuesday

 - Tree Tuesday

 - Westing Game

    Ch. 5-6

 - Review Dialogue

 - Comic to Prose

    Writing

 HW - Finish Comic to 

             Prose Writing

Wednesday

 - ReWrite Wednesday

 - Westing Game Ch. 7

 - Finish Comic to 

    Prose Writing

 - Lit Circle Groups

 HW - Study WWW 

             

January 15th - 19th

Thursday

 - Thesaurus Thursday

 - Tom Sawyer Movie

 - Westing Game Ch. 1-2

 - Comic Dialogue 

    Bubbles

 HW - Comic Dialogue

Friday

      

Monday

 - MultiMinute Monday

 - Finish Fixing 

    Highlighted Errors

 - Pick Mysteries

    

 HW- Fix all Highlighted

           Errors

Tuesday

Wednesday

 

January 8th - 12th

Thursday

 - Theme Thursday

 - i-Ready (40%)

 - Tom Sawyer Movie

 HW - Sleep Well! More

        i-Ready Tomorrow!

Friday

 - Figurative Friday

 - i-Ready (60%)

 - Fix Argumentative

    Highlighted Errors

 - Tom Sawyer Movie

 HW - Sleep Well! More

       i-Ready Next Week!      

Monday

 

 

Tuesday

 - Tree Tuesday

 - Act Out Tom Sawyer

    Court Scene

 - Dependent &

    Independent Clauses

  

 HW - Proofread

   Argumentative Paper

Wednesday

 - ReWrite Wednesday

 - Grammar Practice

 - Graphic Novel Test

 - HW - Study WWW

January 1st - 5th

Thursday

 - Theme Thursday

 - Subjects/Predicates

 - Editing Checklist

 - Tom Sawyer -

    Treasure

 HW - Read Graphic 

            Novel

Friday

 - Figurative Friday

 - Finish Editing

    Checklist

 - Tom Sawyer - Picnic

 HW - Read Graphic

            Novel      

Monday

 - Multi-Minute Monday

 - Transitions

 - Self-Assess 

 - Tom Sawyer -

    Runaway

 HW - Read Graphic

             Novel

Tuesday

 - Tree Tuesday

 - Pronouns in Lyrics

 - Revisions Checklist

 - Tom Sawyer - Pirates

 

  

 HW - Read Graphic

            Novel

Wednesday

 - ReWrite Wednesday

 - Finish Revision

    Checklist

 - Tom Sawyer - Funeral

    & Court

 - HW - Study WWW

December 18th - 22nd

Thursday

 - Theme Thursday

 - Argumentative Body

    Paragraphs (slide 18)

 - Tom Sawyer

     Graveyard

 HW - Read Graphic 

            Novel

Friday

 - Figurative Friday

 - Argumentative 

    Conclusion (slide 19)

 - Tom Sawyer - Arrest

 HW - Read Graphic

            Novel      

Monday

 - Multi-Minute Monday

 - Finish Brainstorming

    (slides 13-15)   

 - Color Code T-Chart

 - Tom Sawyer - Huck

 HW - Read Graphic

             Novel

Tuesday

 - Tree Tuesday

 - Argumentative Map

 - Tom Sawyer - School

 

  

 

 HW - Read Graphic

            Novel

Wednesday

 - ReWrite Wednesday

 - Argumentative

    Introduction (slide 17)

 - Tom Sawyer -

     Engagement

 - HW - Study WWW

December 11th - 15th

Thursday

 - Theme Thursday

 - Transitions

 - Tom Sawyer - White 

    Washing

 HW - Read Graphic 

            Novel

Friday

 - Figurative Friday

 - Argumentative Topic

    Brainstorm (slide 12)

 - Tom Sawyer - Crush

 HW - Read Graphic

            Novel      

Monday

 - Multi-Minute Monday

 - Restorative Vs

    Punitive ¶2-3 (slide7)

 - Add to Paper

 - Dialogue Bubbles

 HW - Read Graphic

             Novel

Tuesday

 - Tree Tuesday

 - Counterclaims &

    Rebuttals (slide 8)

 - Add to Paper

 - Panels & Gutters  

 

 HW - Read Graphic

            Novel

Wednesday

 - ReWrite Wednesday

 - Conclusion  (slide 9)

 - Add to Paper

 - HW - Study WWW

December 4th - 8th

Thursday

 - Theme Thursday

 - Restorative Vs

   Punitive Intro (slide 6)

 - Add to Paper

 - Speech Bubbles

 HW - Read Graphic 

            Novel

Friday

 - Figurative Friday

 - Restorative Vs 

    Punitive ¶1 (slide 7)

 - Add to Paper

 - Dialogue Bubbles

 HW - Read Graphic

            Novel      

Monday

 - Multi-Minute Monday

 - Lawmakers Push for

    Harsher Discipline

 - Add to T-Chart

    (Slide 3)

 HW - Read Graphic

             Novel

Tuesday

 - Tree Tuesday

 - More Restorative Vs

    Punitive Research 

 - Add to & Color Code

    T-Chart (Slide 3)

 

 HW - Read Graphic

            Novel

Wednesday

 - ReWrite Wednesday

 - Persuasion Map

 - Elements of Graphic

    Novels

 

 - HW - Study WWW

November 27th - December 1st

Thursday

 

Friday

 

      

Monday

 - Multi-Minute Monday

 - Finish Burning

    Bridges

 - Restorative Pros/ 

    Cons

- Punitive Article

 HW - Read Graphic

             Novel

Tuesday

 - Tree Tuesday

 - Punitive Articles

 - Punitive Pros/Cons

 

 HW - Read Graphic

            Novel

Wednesday

 

 

November 20th - 21st

Thursday

 - Thesaurus Thursday

 - Restorative Article

 - Restorative

    Pros/Cons

 HW - 

Friday

 - Figurative Friday

 - Burning Bridges...

    Real Life Restorative

 - Restorative Pros/

    Cons

 

 HW -        

Monday

 - Multi-Minute Monday

 - Closing Statements 

 - Finish Editing

    Checklist

 HW - Finish Editing

             Checklist

Tuesday

 - Tree Tuesday

 - Court Case Table

    Read

 

 HW - Practice Court

            Case Role

Wednesday

 - ReWrite Wednesday

 - Present Court Case 

    to  6th Grade Jury 

 HW - Study WWW

November 13th - 17th

Thursday

 - Thesaurus Thursday

 - CrossExamination #2

 - Capitalization Rules

 - Editing Checklist

 HW - Study WWW

Friday

 - Figurative Friday

 - Closing Statements

 - WWW 1-2 FINAL

 - Finish Editing 

    Checklist

 

 HW - Finish Editing

            Checklist         

Monday

 - Multi-Minute Monday

 - Witness #1 

 - Peer Revision

 HW - Study WWW

November 6th - 10th

Thursday

 - Thesaurus Thursday

 - Finish Ch. 18

 - Self-Asses

    "Me Papers" 

  

 HW - Self-Asses

            "Me Papers" 

Friday

 - Figurative Friday

 - Revision Checklist

 - Court Case Opening

    Statements

 

 

 

 HW - Read for Fun!         

Monday

 - Multi-Minute Monday

 - Whatever Ch. 16 

 - Character Timeline 

 - Narrative Intro

  

 HW - Narrative Intro

Tuesday

 - Tree Tuesday

 - Whatever Ch. 17

 - Character

    Transformations

 - Narrative Conclusion

 HW - Narrative

            Conclusion

Wednesday

 - ReWrite Wednesday

 - Whatever Ch. 18

 - Characters Reveal

    Theme

 - "Me Paper"

     Transitions

 HW - Study WWW

October 30th - November 3rd

Thursday

 - Figurative Friday

    (on Thursday)

 - Publish Author Video

  - Conference Prep

 - Finish Ch. 16

 HW - Screen Break

             Finish Novel

Friday

 No School

           

Tuesday

 - Tree Tuesday

 - Finish Ch. 15

 - Author Video

 - Narrative Falling

    Action to Resolution

 HW - Finish Falling

             Action

Wednesday

 - ReWrite Wednesday

 - Whatever Ch. 16

 - Finish Author Videos

  - Narrative Intro & 

     Conclusion

 HW - Study WWW

October 23rd - 27th

Thursday

 Thesaurus Thursday

 - Whatever Ch. 14

 - Lit Circle/Book 

    Club #3

 - Slow Motion Writing

    

 HW - Read Novels w/

            Strategy Stickies

Friday

 - Figurative Friday

 - Whatever Ch. 14

 - Author Video

 - Narrative Slow

    Motion Climax

 HW - Slow Motion

            Climax              

Monday

 - Multi-Minute Monday

 - Review 7th Grade

    Expectations

 - Finish Ch. 12

 - Novel & Short Story

    Compare & Contrast

 HW - Read Novels w/

            Strategy Stickies

Tuesday

 - Tree Tuesday

 - Whatever Ch. 13

 - Lit Circle/Book 

    Club #2

 - Narrative Exposition

    to Rising Action

 HW - Finish Rising

             Action

Wednesday

 - ReWrite Wednesday

 - Whatever Ch. 13

 - Author Techniques

    Academic Vocab

 

 HW - Study WWW

October 16th - 20th

Thursday

 Theme Thursday

 - Whatever Ch. 11

 - Author Techniques

 - Finish Narrative

    Organizer

 HW - Finish Narrative

            Organizer

Friday

 - Figurative Friday

 - Author's Techniques

 - Lit Circle #2

 - Narrative Exposition

 HW - Narrative

            Exposition              

Monday

 - Multi-Minute Monday

 - Whatever Ch. 10

 - Review Perspective

    Strategies

 - Plot Coaster

    Climaxes

 HW - Word Face Pic

Tuesday

 - Tree Tuesday

 - Finish Ch. 10 

 - Lit Circle #1

 - Finish 1 Plot Coaster

 HW - Finish Word Face

Wednesday

 - ReWrite Wednesday

 - Small Moments to

    Reveal Character

 - Narrative Organizer

    Events

 HW - Study WWW

October 9th - 13th

Thursday

 Thesaurus Thursday

 - Finish Whatever Ch. 8

 - Character Needs &

    Challenges

 HW - Character Needs

             & Challenges

Friday

 - Figurative Friday

 - Whatever Ch. 9

 - Review Perspective

     Strategies

 - Turning Point Stories

 HW - Personal Turning

             Point Stories              

Monday

 - Multi-Minute Monday

 - Whatever Ch. 7

 - Word Face Picture

 HW - Word Face Pic

Tuesday

 - Tree Tuesday

 - Finish Ch. 7

 - Word Face

 HW - Finish Word Face

Wednesday

 - ReWrite Wednesday

 - Whatever Ch. 8

 - Character POV

 - Finish Word Face

 HW - Study WWW

October 2nd - 6th

Thursday

 Theme Thursday

 - Whatever Ch. 6

 - Multiple Perspectives

 HW - Up to 6 Short 

            Stories

Friday

 - Figurative Friday

 - Finish Ch. 6

 - Reading Life

 

 HW - Up to 6 Short

             Stories

Monday

 - Multi-Minute Monday

 - Whatever Ch. 5

 - Perspective

 - Autobiography ¶3

 HW - Up to 5 Short

             Stories

Tuesday

 - Tree Tuesday

 - Reader's Perspective

 - Autobiography ¶4

 HW - Up to 5 Short

             Stories

Wednesday

 - ReWrite Wednesday

 - Whatever Ch. 5

 - Reader's Sympathy

 - Autobiography Intro

    & Conclusion

 HW - Study WWW

September 25th - 29th

Thursday

 Thesaurus Thursday

 - Act Out Whatever

    Ch. 3

 - Autobiography ¶1

Friday

 - Figurative Friday

 - Act Out Whatever

    Ch. 4

 - Autobiography ¶2

Monday

 - Multi-Minute Monday

 - Finish Whatever Ch. 1

 - Underline Needs, 

    Challenges, & 

    Experiences in a

    story by Reynolds or

    Older

Tuesday

 - Tree Tuesday

 - Whatever Ch. 2

 - Needs, Challenges, &

    Life Experiences

Wednesday

 - ReWrite Wednesday

 - 1 Autobiography

 - Minor Characters

 - Whatever Ch. 2

September 18th - 22nd

Thursday

 Thesaurus Thursday

 - i-ready

 - Color-Code BEST

    Imagery

     (Sight, Sound, Smell,

      Taste, Touch/Feel)

 - Intro & Conclusion

Friday

 - Figurative Friday

 - 10 Facts About Me 

      w/ Proof

 - Whatever Ch. 1

Tuesday

 - Tree Tuesday

 - i-Ready

 - 9/11 Narrative

Wednesday

 - ReWrite Wednesday

 - i-Ready

 -  9/11 Narrative

September 11th - 15th

Thursday

 - LMC

 -  Thesaurus Thursday

 - Decorate

Friday

 - Figurative Friday

 - Interest Survey

 - Library Forms

 - Seating Chart Cards

 - Decorate

Monday

No School Labor Day

Tuesday

 - Binders & Grammar

    Books

 - Join Google

     Classrooms

 - Tree Tuesday & & 

    ReWrite Wednesday

 - Decorate 

Wednesday

 - Binders & Grammar

    Books

 - Join Google

     Classrooms

 - Tree Tuesday & & 

    ReWrite Wednesday

 - Decorate 

September 5th - 8th

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