Thursday, February 22, 2018

Thursday, February 22, 2018

2/22





Objectives

W.6.3 a-e Write narratives to develop real or
imagined experiences or events using effective
technique, relevant descriptive details, and
well-structured event sequences.



Activities
February 22, 2018

Periods 1,2,5
  • finish initial draft of setting
  • Scenes: inventory and shelter scene and begin rising action problems
  • Students write their inventory/shelter scene and begin rising action problems
  • Exit ticket:

    The first problem my character faces is _________
and they experience________, which teachers them _____.


Period 4:
  • Read Chapter 15: question: In this chapter, how is Brianbe coming more harmonious with nature?

    • Setting review and Hatchet model.
    • Write their setting for their narratives in 2/21 setting worksheet on google classroom.
    • Begin working on their Hook/Introduction in google classroom document titled 2/22 Hook/intro worksheet.
    • Exit ticket:
      My setting in the environment of _________
    is logical and realistic because_____.
Homework
Periods 1,2,5:
Finish their inventory/shelter/rising action scene if not completed in class. 
Due by class time tomorrow.

Period 4:
Finish their settings if they did not complete them in class. They are on google classroom under 2/21 setting worksheet. 
The end of unit four is Friday 3/2: The students' survival narrative writing assessment for unit 4 is due by 3/2.

Remember period 1 to sign and turn in the Home Energy Action
form if you want to support Rocky Top
and save energy in your home.

Do not forget to purchase a copy of Hatchet so your student can have a copy at home since the classroom copies stay in the classroom. 

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

2/21





Objectives

W.6.3 a-e Write narratives to develop real or
imagined experiences or events using effective
technique, relevant descriptive details, and
well-structured event sequences.



Activities
February 21, 2018

Periods 1,2,5
  • Read Ch. 15 of Hatchet:
  • Question: In this chapter, how has Brian become more in harmony with nature? Why is First Meat capitalized? Why is Paulsen using this technique?
  • Hook review and Hatchet model(s)
  • Write their hooks and introduction for their narratives.
  • Exit ticket:
    The hook I chose was_________.
  • What caused my character to get stranded was _________.
  • The theme I introduced was___________.

Period 4:

  • Read Ch. 15 of Hatchet:
    • Setting review and Hatchet model.
    • Write their setting for their narratives.
    • Exit ticket:
      My setting in the environment of _________
    is logical and realistic because_____.
Homework
Periods 1,2,5:
Finish their Introductions if not completed in class. 
Due by class time tomorrow.

Period 4:
No Homework 

Remember period 1 to sign and turn in the Home Energy Action
form if you want to support Rocky Top
and save energy in your home.

Do not forget to purchase a copy of Hatchet so your student can have a copy at home since the classroom copies stay in the classroom. 

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

2/20





Objectives

W.6.3 a-e Write narratives to develop real or
imagined experiences or events using effective
technique, relevant descriptive details, and
well-structured event sequences.



Activities
February 20, 2018

Periods 1,2,5
  • Read Ch. 14 of Hatchet:
  • Question what are the mistakes he repeatedly
refers to in the chapter?
  • Setting review and Hatchet model
  • Write their setting for their narratives.
  • Exit ticket:
    My setting in the environment of _________
is logical and realistic because_____ (3 sentences)
Period 4:

  • Read Chapter 14: What are the mistakes that 
he repeatedly refers to in the chapter?
  • Complete their storyboards

Homework
Periods 1,2,5:
Finish their settings if not completed in class. 
Due by class time tomorrow.

Period 4:
Finish storyboard if not completed in class. 
Due by class time tomorrow. 
Reminders

Remember period 1 to sign and turn in the Home Energy Action
form if you want to support Rocky Top
and save energy in your home.

Do not forget to purchase a copy of Hatchet so your student can have a copy at home since the classroom copies stay in the classroom. 

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

2/14





Objectives

W.6.3 a-e Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, relevant descriptive details, and well-structured event sequences.



Activities
February 14, 2018


  • Finish Survival Narrative Storyboard
  • Peer edit Storyboards with partners
  • Share storyboards
  • Exit ticket:
    My storyline in the environment of _________ is logical and realistic because________(3 sentences)


Homework
Finish the Survival Narrative Storyboard if not completed in class. 
Reminders

HAPPY VALENTINE"S DAY!

Remember period 1 to sign and turn in the Home Energy Action
form if you want to support Rocky Top
and save energy in your home.

Remember that parent teacher conferences are this Thursday. Students are out of school Thursday, Friday, as well as Monday for Presidents day.

Do not forget to purchase a copy of Hatchet so your student can have a copy at home since the classroom copies stay in the classroom. 

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

2/13





Objectives

W.6.3 a-e Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, relevant descriptive details, and well-structured event sequences.



Activities
February 13, 2018


  • Library
  • Read ch. 13: What was the lesson that Brian learned in this chapter? Why?
  • Storyboard: Students will story board their survival stories.
  • Exit ticket:
    My storyline in the environment of _________ is logical and realistic because________(3 sentences)


Homework
No homework
Reminders

Remember period 1 to sign and turn in the Home Energy Action
form if you want to support Rocky Top
and save energy in your home.

Today (2/13) is our library day so make sure your student has the book(s) they need to turn in. 

Do not forget to purchase a copy of Hatchet so your student can have a copy at home since the classroom copies stay in the classroom. 

Monday, February 12, 2018

Monday, February 12, 2018

2/12





Objectives

W.6.3 a-e Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, relevant descriptive details, and well-structured event sequences.



Activities
February 12, 2018


  • Read ch. 12: Annotating for when the author uses repetition.
  • Active Engagement: With partners students will list the possible problems that someone would face in three different environments.
  • Work time: students will fill out the pre-writing brainstorming worksheet on google classroom.
  • Closure: Students will fill out a self evaluation:
    On a scale of 1-10 (1 being I did not work at all to 10 being I was super hard working) how would you grade your engagement in today’s work? What could you have done better?  


Homework
Finish filling out the pre-writing brainstorming worksheet on google classroom if you did not complete it in class. It is due by class time tomorrow. 
Reminders

Remember period 1 to sign and turn in the Home Energy Action
form if you want to support Rocky Top
and save energy in your home.

This Tuesday (2/13) is our library day so make sure your student has the book(s) they need to turn in. 

Do not forget to purchase a copy of Hatchet so your student can have a copy at home since the classroom copies stay in the classroom. 

Friday, February 9, 2018

Friday, February 9, 2018

2/9





Objectives

RL.6.5 - Analyze how a particular sentence, chapter, scene, or stanza fits into the overall structure of a text and contributes to the development of the theme, setting, or plot.



Activities
February 9, 2018


  • Warm up: Students will respond to the admission ticket questions in google classroom.
  • Book groups: Students will rallyrobin their responses to the admission ticket, then they will find discuss the questions and find citations to support their responses together as a group.
  • Students will then respond to the post discussion prompt using the information they found with their group.
Writing Prompt: Brian is a self proclaimed city boy. During his months out in nature, he learns a lot about himself. What is the novel saying about humans and survival? In what ways has society helped prepare Brian to survive? In what ways has society served as a disservice to Brian when it comes to him surviving in the wild? Use evidence (direct quotes) from the text to support your answer(s).
  • Closure: Students will fill out then fill out their peer evaluation worksheets.


Homework
No homework
Reminders

Remember period 1 to sign and turn in the Home Energy Action
form if you want to support Rocky Top
and save energy in your home.

This up coming Tuesday (2/13) is our library day so make sure your student has the book(s) they need to turn in. 

Do not forget to purchase a copy of Hatchet so your student can have a copy at home since the classroom copies stay in the classroom.