Coming Up this Week:

Plot Elements and Conflict Quiz on Tuesday
Lesson 1 Vocabulary Test this Friday!

Essential Question:

How is culture the widening of the mind and spirit?
Word of the Week: assimilate (verb) adjust or conform to the norms and customs of a group

Quote of the Week:

"Quality is never an accident. It is the wise choice of many alternatives." Willa Foster

Instructional Focus:

  • Cite textual evidence

  • Determine a theme or central idea; summarize

  • Analyze how dialog propels action and reveals character

  • Analyze the impact of specific word choice on of tone and meaning

  • Use context clues to determine the meaning of words

  • Verify word meanings using a dictionary




Monday September 5

No School - Labor Day (Plot Elements and Conflict Quiz tomorrow)


Tuesday September 6
  • Warm Up: Week 2 Day 1
  • Plot Elements and Conflict Quiz
  • Cursive: n, m, v, x
  • Read "My Favorite Chaperone"


Wednesday September 7
  • Warm Up: Week 2 Day 2
  • Vocabulary Practice
  • Cursive: p, r, s
  • Read "My Favorite Chaperone"
Thursday September 8
Warm Up: Week 2 Day 3
Lesson 1 Vocabulary Review (Test Tomorrow)
Cursive: Upper Case letters, Writing our names and other proper nouns

Analyze the plot of "My Favorite Chaperone" Partner Activity



Friday September 9
Warm Up: Week 2 Day 4 and 5
Lesson 1 Vocabulary Test
Literary Terms: protagonist, antagonist, theme