• Monday  9/20

    Tuesday  9/21

    Wednesday  9/22

    Thursday  9/23

    Friday  9/24

    G/L roots practice #4

    WOD

    Grammar analysis

    WOD

    It's All in Your Head Reading Guide #4 due

    Read "The Distracted Teenage Brain"

    Reading Informational Text Practice Test

    Introduction to parenthetical citations

    It's All in Your Head #4 book discussion

    Library orientation

     

    Main ideas and supporting details chart independently

     

     

     

    Work time:

    • It's All … #4
    • Sept. WN
    • Brain research

     

     

     

     

     

    Summary frame for "The Distracted Teenage Brain" with a partner

    Finish test

    Practice writing evidence sandwiches

    Introduction to the Brain Research Project

     

    Work time continues

     

    Work time?

    Work time?

     

    Write research questions

    Stretch

     

     

     

    Begin research?

     

     

    Learning Intentions and Success Criteria:

     

     

    RI.6.2

    We are learning to determine main ideas and their supporting details.

    • I can identify main ideas in a text.
    • I can identify the supporting details that demonstrate the main ideas.

    We are learning to summarize a text using a summary frame.

    • I can write a complete summary of a text using a frame.

     

     

    W.6.8

    We are learning to gather information from reliable sources using strong note taking skills.

    • I can evaluate websites for use in research.
    • I can accurately collect bibliographic information.
    • I can select relevant evidence.
    • I can use appropriate note taking strategies.

     

     

    W.6.2

    We are learning to write informational text to convey ideas and concepts.

    • I can select and organize relevant content.
    • I can develop the topic ideas with details and examples, with the sources cited.
    • I can use transitional words, phrases, and clauses to show relationships among ideas.
    • I can use topic specific vocabulary to explain the topic.
    • I can maintain a formal writing style.

     

     

    L.6.1 (supporting standard)

    We are learning to command language by understanding its underlying system—grammar. 

    • I can identify the relationships between words using 4-part grammar analysis.
    • I can choos