Lessons 9/8-9/12

Monday 9/8/2014

Essential Question: Who Am I?

Warm-Up: Channel One News: Type 1 writing about 1 news topic and 3 details about it.

Review: CHAMPS Classroom Rules

Activity: Create a Bubble Map that describes “Who I Am”

Assessment: Completed “Who Am I” Bubble Map

***Announcement: Please bring a book, magazine, or newspaper to read in class on Wednesday 9/10.***

 

Tuesday 9/9/2014

Essential Question: What events in my life are important?

Warm-Up: Channel One News: Type 1 writing about 1 news topic and 3 details about it.

Review: CHAMPS Classroom Rules

Activity: Create a “My Life” Flow Map that puts 5 important events from my life in chronological order and explains why these events are important.

Assessment: Completed My Life Flow Map

***Announcement: Please bring a book, magazine, or newspaper to read in class on Wednesday 9/10.***

 

Wednesday 9/10/2014

Essential Question: What do I already know about Ancient History?

Warm-Up: Channel One News: Type 1 writing about 1 news topic and 3 details about it.

 Review: CHAMPS Test and Quiz Classroom Rules

Activity: Ancient History Pre-Test

Assessment: Ancient History Pre-Test

 

Thursday 9/11/2014

Essential Question: What happened on 9/11/2001?

Warm-Up: Channel One News: Type 1 writing about 1 news topic and 3 details about it.

Review: CHAMPS Classroom Rules

Activity

  1. Video: What Happened? The Story of September 11, 2001 and use Type 1 writing to take notes about video: http://www.nick.com/videos/clip/nick-news-what-happened-the-true-story-of-september-11th-full-episode.html
  2. Read Article What Happened 9/11? interacting with text using Close Reading Strategies. http://www.scholastic.com/browse/article.jsp?id=3756477&print=1
  3. Type 2 writing: What Happened on 9/11/2001?

Assessment: Type 2 writing: What Happened on 9/11/2001?

 

Friday 9/12/2014

Essential Question: Should Students be able to use Cell Phones in School?

Warm-Up: Channel One News: Type 1 writing about 1 news topic and 3 details about it.

Review: CHAMPS Classroom Rules

Activity: Read 3 articles and Interact with these articles by using Close Reading Strategies.:

1. More Schools Use Cell Phones as Learning Tools http://www.usatoday.com/story/tech/personal/2013/08/07/views-shift-on-cell-phones-in-schools/2607381/

2. Should cell phones be banned in school? http://teacher.scholastic.com/scholasticnews/indepth/upfront/debate/index.asp?article=d1211

3. Cell Phones at School: Should They Be Allowed? http://life.familyeducation.com/cellular-telephones/school/51264.html?page=1&detoured=1

4. Create a T-Chart listing the Pros and Cons of Cell Phones in School.

5. Type 2 writing: Should Students be allowed to use Cell Phones in School? Cite three details from the articles that support your opinion.

6. Class Debate about Should Students be able to use Cell Phones in School?

Assessment

  1. Complete T-Chart of Pros and Cons.
  2. Type 2 writing: Should Students be allowed to use Cell Phones in School? Cite three details from the articles that support your opinion.

 

 

 

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