Weekly outline

  • Week 1

    Wednesday:

    Welcome back. General information, student survey, and autobiographical poem.

    Thursday:

    Students read their autobiographical poem to the class. Then, they take the "Mr. Mooney Quiz." Get supply list.

    Friday:

    Sustained Silent Reading. Students write a three paragraph response to the reading, "First and Last Wish" by Michelle Stimpson.

  • Week of March 9

    Weekly Objective: To understand issues affecting women in today's society; to understand character motivation and development; to understand plot development

    IL Learning Standards: 1A4a, 1B4abc, 1C4adef, 2A4abd, 2B4c, 3A4, 5A4a

    Daily Warm Ups: Students will complete a journal entry based on daily lesson. Students will also complete 2 vocabulary words  daily which appear in lesson or throughout the unit.

    Materials: "The Story of an Hour," "A Rose for Emily"

    Strategies: SSR, close reading, subsearch

    Math Strategies:  Attend to precision. Look for and make use of structure.

  • Week of March 16

    Weekly Objective: To understand issues affecting women in today's society; to understand character motivation and development; to understand plot development

    IL Learning Standards: 1A4a, 1B4abc, 1C4adef, 2A4abd, 2B4c, 3A4, 5A4a

    Daily Warm Ups: Students will complete a journal entry based on daily lesson. Students will also complete 2 vocabulary words  daily which appear in lesson or throughout the unit.

    Materials:   "A Rose for Emily"

    Strategies: SSR, close reading, subsearch

    Math Strategies:  Attend to precision. Look for and make use of structure.