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Spanish Language Arts

September 22-26, 2008

 

Monday

Objective:

The students will (1) increase their vocabulary through the study of literature, and (2) read a variety of short stories to understand the elements

 

Language Objective:

The students will practice their new vocabulary by playing the Listen and Guess Vocabulary Game.

 

Resources:

  • Timeless Voices, Timeless Themes: Literatura en español, Platinum Level (pp. 4-22)
  • Sequence of Events Handout

 

Guided Instruction:

    1. The teacher will assign the following vocabulary words: (15 min)

estenografía          herméticamente                    áspero                    mueca                     entumecida

abrupto

 

    1. The teacher will allow 10 minutes for students to study the words.
    2. Play the Listen and Guess Vocabulary Game.

 

Independent Practice:

The students will define words in Cornell Notes format. They will then study for 10

minutes.

 

Assessment:

Grade as Cornell Notes

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Tuesday

 

Guided Instruction:

The teacher will engage all students through guided reading of El contenido de los bolsillos del muerto (pp. 4-22).

 

Independent Practice:

The students will summarize the story in their notebooks (Cornell Notes format).

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Wednesday

 

Guided Instruction:

The teacher will engage all students through guided reading of El contenido de los bolsillos del muerto (pp. 4-22).

 

Independent Practice:

The students will summarize the story in their notebooks (Cornell Notes format).

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Thursday

Guided Instruction:

The teacher will engage all students through guided reading of El contenido de los bolsillos del muerto (pp. 4-22).

 

Independent Practice:

The students will summarize the story in their notebooks (Cornell Notes format).

 

Assessment:

Grade the summaries

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Friday

Guided Instruction:

The teacher will model how to write a sequence of events to a story then assign the students to do the same with their story.

 

Independent Practice:

Some of the students may finish this as homework.

 

Guided Practice:

The students will work in pairs to do the assignment.

 

Assessment:

Grade the sequence of events

 

S& S: 10.1. A, B; 10.4. A, B.1: 10.10

 

 

English 4

Monday

Objective:

The Students will develop vocabulary and word identification skills.

 

Accommodations:

Non-English speakers will work in Spanish with an adult who can translate the assignment

 

Language Objective:

The students will practice saying the vocabulary words aloud.

 

Resources:

  1. Timeless Voices, Timeless Themes: The British Tradition—Prentice Hall
  2. Dictionary

 

Guided Instruction:

The teacher will assign the following vocabulary words:

Assay, adjure, feigned, adroitly, largesse, righteous, entreated, peril, interred, protagonist, antagonist, romance, chivalry, ballad, feudalism, courtly love

Independent Practice:

The students will define the vocabulary words in Cornell Notes format. They will then look up synonyms for each one.

 

Assessment:

Grade definitions

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Tuesday

Objective:

The students will use a variety of reading strategies to comprehend a medieval romance.

 

Accommodations:

Non-English speakers will work in Spanish with an adult who can translate the assignment

 

Resources:

·         Timeless Voices, Timeless Themes: The British Tradition—Prentice Hall (pp. 140-155)

·         KWL Chart

·         Composing Sentences for Elementary School (Killgallons pp. 14-15)

 

Guided Instruction:

Bellwork: Have the students write the list of prepositions.

The teacher will ask the students to write down what they know about King Arthur or legendary knights on their KWL Chart. She will tell them about medieval romance, chivalry, and feudalism as she reads these aloud.

 

Independent Practice:

Bellwork: The students will write their prepositions in their notebooks.

The students will also take notes as the teacher explains medieval romance, chivalry, and feudalism as well as fill in the KWL chart.

 

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Wednesday

Objective:

The students will use a variety of reading strategies to comprehend a medieval romance.

 

 

 

Accommodations:

Non-English speakers will work in Spanish with an adult who can translate the assignment

 

 

Resources:

·         Timeless Voices, Timeless Themes: The British Tradition—Prentice Hall (pp. 140-155)

·         Composing Sentences for Elementary School (Killgallons pp. 14-15)

 

Guided Instruction:

Bellwork:

TTW explain the unusual word order found in these stories and model how to rearrange these into more familiar word order. She will also read the Background for Understanding aloud and assign the Journal Writing on p. 140.

Independent Practice:

TSW take notes as the teacher models word orders. They will then write a journal entry.

 

Assessment:

Teacher observation, grade journal entry

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Thursday

Objective:

The students will use a variety of reading strategies to comprehend a medieval romance.

 

Accommodations:

Non-English speakers will work in Spanish with an adult who can translate the assignment

 

Resources:

·         Timeless Voices, Timeless Themes: The British Tradition—Prentice Hall (pp. 140-155)

 

Guided Instruction:

TTW use guided reading of from Sir Gawain and the Green Knight (pp. 142-155). She will occasionally explain what was read and allow the students to take notes.

 

Independent Practice:

TSW read silently as the teacher reads aloud and will summarize story into their notebook in Cornell Notes Format.

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Friday

Objective:

The students will use a variety of reading strategies to comprehend a medieval romance.

 

 

Accommodations:

Non-English speakers will work in Spanish with an adult who can translate the assignment

 

Resources:

·         Timeless Voices, Timeless Themes: The British Tradition—Prentice Hall (pp. 140-155)

 

Guided Instruction:

TTW use guided reading of from Sir Gawain and the Green Knight (pp. 142-155). She will occasionally explain what was read and allow the students to take notes.

 

Independent Practice:

TSW read silently as the teacher reads aloud and will summarize story into their notebook in Cornell Notes Format.

Assessment:

Grade Summaries

 

English 2

 

Monday

Objective:

TSW formulate ideas and compose thoughts about miscommunication. They will review the skills learned in Unit 1 Part 1 of the Springboard textbook.

 

Accommodations:

Non-English speakers will work in Spanish with an adult who can translate the assignment. Sped students will have an adult who will explain the assignment in smaller steps.

 

Resources:

Spring Board, Level V (TE pp. 27- 34, ST pp. 15-20)

 

Guided Instruction:

Bellwork: Killgallons

TTW review the Components of Conversation and guide the students in answering the questions on p. 15. The teacher will also talk about cultural symbols with the students and review the requirements for “Embedded Assessment One: Creating an Artistic Cultural Map” SB TE p. 33, ST p. 19.

 

Independent Practice:

TSW brainstorm ideas for their artistic cultural map using the graphic organizer on SB TE p. 34, ST p. 20. They will start working on their artistic cultural map posters.

 

Assessment:

Grade page 15

 

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Tuesday

Objective:

TSW utilize the skills learned in Unit 1 Part 1 of the SB test to create an artistic cultural map.

Accommodations:

Non-English speakers will work in Spanish with an adult who can translate the assignment. Sped students will have an adult who will explain the assignment in smaller steps.

 

Guided Instruction:

TTW answer questions regarding artistic cultural map posters.

Independent Practice:

TSW work on their artistic cultural map posters

 

Assessment:

Teacher observation

 

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Wednesday

Objective:

TSW utilize the skills learned in Unit 1 Part 1 of the SB test to create an artistic cultural map. (due Friday)

 

Accommodations:

Non-English speakers will work in Spanish with an adult who can translate the assignment. Sped students will have an adult who will explain the assignment in smaller steps.

 

Guided Instruction:

TTW answer questions regarding the artistic cultural map and explain the writing assignment about the significance of two symbols.

 

Independent Practice:

TTW work on their writing assignments for Embedded Assessment One

 

Assessment:

Grade writing assignments

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Thursday

Objective:

TSW use the information on the artistic cultural maps to write complete their writing assignment

 

Accommodations:

Non-English speakers will work in Spanish with an adult who can translate the assignment. Sped students will have an adult who will explain the assignment in smaller steps.

 

Guided Instruction:

TTW answer questions regarding writing assignment about the significance of two symbols.

 

Independent Practice:

TTW work on their writing assignments for Embedded Assessment One

(Due Friday)

 

Assessment:

Teacher observation

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Friday

Objective:

TSW practice public speaking as they present their work

 

Accommodations:

Non-English speakers will work in Spanish with an adult who can translate the assignment. Sped students will have an adult who will explain the assignment in smaller steps.

 

Direct Instruction:

TTW explain the requirements for successful public speaking

 

Independent Practice:

TSW present their artistic cultural maps to the class

*Writing assignment is due today!

 

Assessment:

Grade presentations using rubric from SB TE p. 35, ST p. 21

Grade writing assignment

 

English 3

Monday

Objective:

STW develop vocabulary and word identification skills

 

Language Objective:

TSW practice pronouncing the vocabulary words aloud

 

Accommodations:

Non-English speakers will work in Spanish with an adult who can translate the assignment. Special needs students will have an adult who will explain the assignment in smaller steps.

 

Resources:

Timeless Voices, Timeless Themes: An American Experience

 

Direct Instruction:

TTW explain the Latin root word –grat- and assign the following vocabulary words:

predilection, ingratiating, dissembling, calumny, inculcation, propitiation, licentious

 

Independent Practice:

TSW define their vocabulary words in their notebooks in Cornell Notes format as well as use each one in a sentence

 

Assessment:

Grade Cornell Notes

 

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Tuesday

Objective:

TSW use a variety of reading strategies to comprehend a drama

 

Accommodations:

Non-English speakers will work in Spanish with an adult who can translate the assignment. Special needs students will have an adult who will explain the assignment in smaller steps.

 

Resources:

·         Timeless Voices, Timeless Themes: An American Experience pp. 1086-1111

·         KWL Chart

 

Direct Instruction:

The Teacher will:

1.        guide the students in the reading strategies and literary focus on p. 1088

2.        Have the students write about what they know about the Salem Witchcraft trials

3.        Guide the students in reading the Background for Understanding (p. 1087)

 

Independent Practice:

The students will:

  1. Listen to information read by the teacher
  2. take notes in notebook Cornell Notes format
  3. fill out KWL Chart

 

Assessment:

Teacher Observation

 

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Wednesday

Objective:

TSW read a modern drama that reflects the Puritan ideology to increase knowledge of other cultures and connect common elements across cultures. They will chart the changes within the drama

 

Accommodations:

Non-English speakers will work in Spanish with an adult who can translate the assignment. Special needs students will work with an adult who will explain the assignment in smaller steps.

 

Resources:

Timeless Voices, Timeless Themes: An American Experience pp. 1086-1111

 

Direct Instruction:

TTW use guided reading of  The Crucible, Act I (p. 1089)

 

Independent Practice:

  • TSW read silently as the story is read aloud
  • Summarize story into notebooks in Cornell Notes Format

 

Assessment:

Teacher Observation

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Thursday

Objective:

TSW read a modern drama that reflects the Puritan ideology to increase knowledge of other cultures and connect common elements across cultures. They will chart the changes within the drama

 

Accommodations:

Non-English speakers will work in Spanish with an adult who can translate the assignment. Special needs students will work with an adult who will explain the assignment in smaller steps.

 

Resources:

Timeless Voices, Timeless Themes: An American Experience pp. 1086-1111

 

Direct Instruction:

TTW use guided reading of  The Crucible, Act I (p. 1089)

 

Independent Practice:

  • TSW read silently as the story is read aloud
  • Summarize story into notebooks in Cornell Notes Format

 

Assessment:

Teacher Observation

 

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Friday

Objective:

TSW read a modern drama that reflects the Puritan ideology to increase knowledge of other cultures and connect common elements across cultures. They will chart the changes within the drama

 

Language Objective:

TSW respond to literature through oral discussions

 

Accommodations:

Non-English speakers will work in Spanish with an adult who can translate the assignment. Special needs students will work with an adult who will explain the assignment in smaller steps.

 

Resources:

Timeless Voices, Timeless Themes: An American Experience pp. 1086-1111

 

Direct Instruction:

TTW use guided reading of  The Crucible, Act I (p. 1089)

 

Independent Practice:

  • TSW read silently as the story is read aloud
  • Summarize story into notebooks in Cornell Notes Format

 

Assessment:

Grade summaries

 

 

Communication Skills

 

Monday

Objective:

Beginners: TSW develop their listening, speaking, reading and writing skills as they work in the Rosetta Stone program

Early Intermediates & Intermediates: TSW develop their reading skills through the use of phonics

 

Resources:

  • Rosetta Stone Software: English Level 1
  • Computers (room 308)
  • REWARDS  textbook (TE pp.

 

Direct Instruction:

Beginners: NONE

EI & I: TTW:

1.        explain the new material and direct the students on how to answer and work with each other

2.        begin lesson 1 and guide the students through each oral activity

 

Independent Practice:

Beginners: TSW work on the Rosetta Stone Program at their own level and speed

EI & I: TSW listen as the teacher guides them in each oral activity then mark the word parts in their books

 

Assessment:

Participation Grade

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Tuesday

Objective:

Beginners: TSW learn to tell time in English

EI & I: TSW practice their listening, speaking, reading and writing skills

 

Resources:

  • Rosetta Stone Software, English Level 1
  • Computers
  • Rosetta Stone TE pp. 14-15
  • Analog clock

 

Direct Instruction:

Beginners: TTW:

  1. write the numbers 1-60 on the board and have each students practice saying them
  2. Introduce after and to and explain their use in telling time. Direct the students to tell the time that is being marked in an analog clock
  3. Pair students up for speaking practice

EI & I: NONE

 

Independent Practice:

Beginners: TSW take notes in Cornell Notes Format

EI & I: TSW work at their own speed and levels

 

Assessment:

Teacher Observation

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Wednesday

Objective:

Beginners: TSW practice their listening, speaking, reading and writing skills

EI & I: TSW develop their reading skills through the use of phonics

 

Resources:

  • Rosetta Stone Software: English Level 1
  • Computers (room 308)
  • REWARDS  textbook (TE pp.

 

Direct Instruction:

Beginners: NONE

EI & I: TTW guide the students through lesson 2 of the REWARDS textbook

 

Independent Practice

Listen carefully to teacher’s guidance and write in their textbooks for the word parts

 

Assessment:

Participation Grade

 

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Thursday

Objective:

Beginners: TSW be able to tell time in English

EI & I: TSW practice their listening, speaking, reading and writing skills

 

Resources:

  • Rosetta Stone Software, English Level 1
  • Computers (Rm. 308)
  • What Time is It? Handout

Direct Instruction:

Beginners: TTW review the numbers and time vocabulary with the students. She will also assign them to write in the correct time on the handout

EI & I: NONE

 

Independent Practice:

Fill out the What Time is It handout

 

Assessment:

Grade the time sheet/ participation grade for Rosetta Stone

 

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Friday

Objective:

Beginners: TSW develop their listening, speaking, reading and writing skills in the English language

EI & I: TSW develop their reading skills through phonics

 

Resources:

·         Rosetta Stone Software, English Level 1

·         Computers (Rm. 308)

·         REWARDS textbooks Lesson 3

 

Direct Instruction:

Beginners: NONE

EI & I: TTW guide the students through lesson 3 of the REWARDS textbook

 

Independent Practice:

Beginners: TSW work on program at their own pace and level

EI & I: TSW listen carefully to the teacher’s instructions and write the word parts on their activities

 

Assessment:

Participation Grade

 





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