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         MRS. COOK’S LESSON PLANS

 

 

Week 5

WEEKLY LESSON PLANS                         9/17/18 - 9/21/18

Day 1

Monday 9/17/18           

Cycle 2

ELA- Nonfiction Science

Skill- Graphic features

8:40-8:50

Bell Work

8:50-9:00

Rise and Shine

9:00-9:43

Reader’s Workshop- Students will read silently, take AR test, and conference with the teacher.

9:43-10:40

Block

10:40-11:00

Reader’s Workshop- Writing about setting U2W2D10

Read Follow the Drinking Gourd and model writing a reading response.  Students will then write their own response using their A.R. book.

11:00-11:15

Computers-ScootPad, IXL, or Xtramath

11:15-11:55

Math: 4.N.1.1, 4.N.1.5,

Warm up: multiplication facts practice-6’s, timed practice test

Lesson: Topic 2-5 Subtract Across Zeros pg. 71-72 using Digital Resources. Do Guided Practice/Whole Group practice pg. 73-74

Assignment: Homework & Practice/Independent Practice pg. 75-76

11:55-1:00

Lunch and Recess

1:00-1:15

Read aloud

1:15-1:30

Mentor Sentences (Grammar)-Past, Present, and Future Verbs

Do a mini lesson and have students put the definitions and examples in their composition book.

1:30-2:05

Writer’s Workshop- Personal Narrative W2D6

Writing With a Strong Lead

Read Grandpa’s Face and discuss.  Teach a mini lesson over beginning your narrative with a strong lead. Go over graphic organizer together and complete one independently.

Independent writing & Journals

2:05-2:20

Word Study (Grammar)- Do an activity on verb tenses

 

Synonym of Week

2:20-2:40

Spelling-Spelling Contract

Students will pick what they want to do from the spelling contract.

2:40-3:20

Social Studies- Constitution Day watch a video on Brain Pop and Recite the Constitution



 

Week 5

WEEKLY LESSON PLANS                         9/17/18 - 9/21/18

Day 2

Tuesday 9/18/18            

8:40-8:50

Bell Work

8:50-9:00

Rise and Shine

9:00-9:43

Reader’s Workshop- Students will read silently, take AR test, and conference with the teacher.

9:43-10:40

Block

10:40-11:00

Reader’s Workshop- Elements of Plot U2W3D11

Read Bedhead and then teach a mini lesson on the elements of plot.  

Students will create a plot foldable.

11:00-11:15

Computers-ScootPad, IXL, or Xtramath

11:15-11:55

Math: 4.N.1.1, 4.N.1.5,

Warm up: multiplication facts practice-6’s, timed practice test

Lesson: Topic 2-6 Reasoning pg. 77-78 using Digital Resources. Do Guided Practice/Whole Group practice pg. 79-80

Assignment: Homework & Practice/Independent Practice pg. 81-82

11:55-1:00

Lunch and Recess

1:00-1:15

Read aloud

1:15-1:30

Mentor Sentences (Grammar)- Verb Tense activity

1:30-2:05

Writer’s Workshop- Personal Narrative W2D7

Writing with a Strong Lead

Read Shortcut and discuss.  Teach a mini lesson ways to begin a story using a recording sheet.  Continue using the handouts from yesterday.

Independent writing & Journals

2:05-2:20

Word Study -Lexicon

Students will use the dictionary.

 

Antonym of Week

2:20-2:40

Spelling- Spelling Contract

Students will pick what they want to do from the spelling contract.

2:40-3:20

Social Studies- Constitution Day activities Watch a video on Ducksters and complete lesson on Readworks.


 

Week 5

WEEKLY LESSON PLANS                         9/17/18 - 9/21/18

Day 3

Wednesday 9/19/18                 

8:40-8:50

Bell Work

8:50-9:00

Rise and Shine

9:00-9:43

Reader’s Workshop- Students will read silently, take AR test, and conference with the teacher.

9:43-10:40

Block

10:40-11:00

Reader’s Workshop-  Plot Structure U2W3D12

Read Stellaluna to the class.  Together complete the plot structure graphic organizer.  Students can do this on their own with their A.R. books for enrichment.

11:00-11:15

Computers-ScootPad, IXL, or Xtramath

11:15-11:55

Math: 4.N.1.5

Warm up: multiplication facts practice- 6’s, timed practice test

Lesson: Topic 2 Reteaching pg. 85-86

Assignment: Vocabulary Review pg.84

Optional: Fluency Game pg. 83

11:55-1:00

Lunch and Recess

1:00-1:15

Read aloud

1:15-1:30

Mentor Sentences (Grammar)-Verb tense ws.

1:30-2:05

Writer’s Workshop- Personal Narrative W2D8

Writing with a Strong Lead

Read Bee Trees and discuss.  Review the 2 ways to begin a story. Teach a mini lesson on beginning a narrative using dialogue.

Continue using the handouts from the previous days.

Independent writing & Journals

2:05-2:20

Word Study- Spelling test (optional)

Continue working on poster

 

Prefix/ Suffix of Week

2:20

Early out Day


 

Week 5

WEEKLY LESSON PLANS                         9/17/18 - 9/21/18

Day 4

Thursday 9/20/18                 

8:40-8:50

Bell Work

8:50-9:00

Rise and Shine

9:00-9:43

Reader’s Workshop- Students will read silently, take AR test, and conference with the teacher.

9:43-10:40

Block

10:40-11:00

Reader’s Workshop- Problem and Solution U2W3D13

Read The Plot Chickens and discuss.  Complete the graphic organizer for problem and solution together.  Complete problem and solution on ScootPad.

11:00-11:15

Computers- ScootPad, IXL, or Xtramath

11:15-11:55

Math: 4.N.1.5

Warm up: multiplication facts practice- 6’s, timed practice test

Go over questions students may have about Topic 2.

Assignment: Study Guide pgs. 87-88 (go over answers)

11:55-1:00

Lunch and Recess

1:00-1:15

Read aloud

1:15-1:30

Mentor Sentences (Grammar)- Take a verb tense test

1:30-2:05

Writer’s Workshop- Personal Narrative W2D9

Writing with a Strong Lead

Read In November and discuss.  Review the 3 ways to begin a narrative. Teach a mini lesson on beginning a narrative by describing a character or setting in your writing. Continue using the previous handouts.

 Independent writing & Journals

2:05-2:20

Word Study- Lexicon

Students will use the dictionary.

 

Homophone of the Week

2:20-2:40

Vocabulary- Write the vocabulary words down and then use the dictionary and write the guide words for each word.

2:40-3:20

Science- 4-LS-1-1 What Are Animals Like?

Read pages B6-9 and complete ws 67 # 1-12 together.

 

Social Studies




 

Week 5

WEEKLY LESSON PLANS                         9/17/18- 9/21/18

Day 5

Friday 9/21/18                 

8:40-8:50

Bell Work

8:50-9:00

Rise and Shine

9:00-9:43

Reader’s Workshop- Students will read silently, take AR test, and conference with the teacher.

9:43-10:40

Block

10:40-11:00

Reader’s Workshop- Writing About Plot U2W3D14

Read Dory Story to the class and discuss.  Model how to write a reading response about plot.  Have students use the graphic organizer to write a reading response about the book they are reading.

11:00-11:15

Computers- ScootPad, IXL, or Xtramath

11:15-11:55

Math: 4.N.1.5

Topic 2 Assessment Online

11:55-1:00

Lunch and Recess

1:00-1:15

Read aloud

1:15-1:30

Mentor Sentences- Have students make predictions and write them down and save for next week, then read If you Find a Rock.

Have students glue sentence strips in their composition book.

1:30-2:05

Writer’s Workshop- Personal Narrative W2D10

Show Don’t Tell

Read The Memory String and discuss.  Teach a mini lesson how much better a story is when an author shows rather than tells.  Students will complete the graphic organizer.

Independent writing & Journals

2:05-2:20

Word Study- Finish the Lexicon

Students will use the dictionary.

 

Tidy Friday

2:20-2:40

Vocabulary- Make flashcards to study and keep in their zipper pouch


 

2:40-3:20

Science- 4-LS-1-1 Animals Groups

Students will watch the video “Animal Groups/Basic Classifications” (14:44) on DE and take notes for a grade.

Assignment: On page 114 number 6 the cause and effect question, label a NE map, and do ws. 31

Study flash cards