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    Week of 3/11/19

    Monday:       1. Opening

                                    A. Engaging the Reader and Reviewing Learning Targets (5 minutes)

                           2. Work Time

                                    A. Comparing and Contrasting Text Structures (15 minutes)

                                    B. Text to Film Comparison: Atticus Explains Defending Tom (10 minutes)

                           3. Closing and Assessment

                                    A. Written Conversation (10 minutes)

                                    B. Adding to Taking a Stand Anchor Chart (5 minutes)

                           4. Homework

                                    A. Complete a first read of Chapter 10. Take notes using the Structured Notes graphic organizer.     

    Tuesday:            1. Opening

                                    A. Engaging the Reader and Reviewing Learning Targets (8 minutes)

                           2. Work Time

                                    A. World Café Preparation (10 minutes)

                                    B. World Café (20 minutes)

                           3. Closing and Assessment

                                    A. Exit Ticket: Selected Response on the Golden Rule in Chapter 10 (5 minutes)

                                    B. Debriefing Learning Targets and Previewing Homework (2 minutes)

                            4. Homework

                                     A. Complete a first read of Chapter 11. Take notes using the Structured Notes graphic organizer.

     

    Wednesday:          1. Opening

                                     A. Review Learning Targets (2 minutes)

                           2. Work Time

                                     A. End of Unit 1 Assessment (40 minutes)

                           3. Closing and Assessment

                                     A. Debrief and Preview Homework (3 minutes)

                           4. Homework

                                    A. Complete a first read of the Chapter 12 summary and a first read of Chapter 13 in the novel. Take notes using the Structured Notes graphic organizer.

    Thursday:        1. Opening

                                    A. Engaging the Reader and Reviewing Learning Targets: Vocabulary (10 minutes)

                          2. Work Time

                                    A. Close Reading: Three Threes in a Row (20 minutes)

                                    B. Character Analysis: Atticus Note-catcher (10 minutes)

                          3. Closing and Assessment

                                    A. Debrief and Preview Homework: Add to Taking a Stand Anchor Chart (5 minutes)

                         4. Homework

                                   A. First read of the Chapter 14 summary provided by the teacher and Chapter 15 of the novel with structured notes.

    Friday: 1. Opening

                                   A. Engaging the Reader and Reviewing Learning Targets: Taking a Stand in Chapter 15 (5 minutes)

                         2. Work Time

                                   A. Analyzing Perspective: Scout and the Reader in Chapter 15 (15 minutes)

                                   B. Text to Film Comparison: Taking a Stand at the Jailhouse (20 minutes)

                         3. Closing and Assessment

                                   A. Debrief and Preview Homework: Add to Atticus Note-catcher (5 minutes)

                         4. Homework

                                  A. Complete a first read of the Chapter 16 summary and pages 216–221(beginning with “The Maycomb County courthouse was faintly reminiscent of Arlington in some respects”). Read Chapter 17 with structured notes

     Thursday:    1. Opening

                                  A. Engaging the Reader: Connecting Vocabulary to Atticus’s Character (4 minutes)

                                  B. Review Learning Target (1 minute)

                         2. Work Time

                                  A. Analyzing Theme: The Golden Rule (20 minutes)

                                  B. Analyzing Theme: Taking a Stand (19 minutes)

                         3. Closing and Assessment

                                  A. Preview Homework (1 minute)

                         4. Homework: Complete a first read of Chapter 18 with structured notes.

    Friday:          1. Opening

                                 A. Engaging the Reader (3 minutes)

                         2. Work Time

                                 A. Mid-Unit 2 Assessment (40 minutes)

                         3. Closing and Assessment

                                 A. Preview Homework (2 minutes)

                         4. Homework

                                 A. Complete a first read of Chapter 19 with structured notes.

    Week of 3/18/19

    Monday:       1. Opening

                                A. Engaging the Reader: Vocabulary Squares (4 minutes)

                                B. Review Learning Targets (1 minute)

                        2. Work Time

                                A. Character Study: Atticus and Mr. Gilmer (10 minutes)

                                B. Fishbowl: Cross-Examination of Witnesses in Chapters 18 and 19 (28 minutes)

                       3. Closing and Assessment

                                A. Preview Homework (2 minutes)

                       4. Homework

                                A. Read Chapters 20 and 21 with structured notes. 

    Tuesday:    1. Opening

                               A. Engaging the Reader: Focus Question from Homework (5 minutes)

                               B. Review Learning Targets (3 minutes)

                      2. Work Time

                               A. Analyzing Word Choice: Atticus’s Closing Speech (20 minutes)

                               B. Analyzing Theme: Taking a Stand (15 minutes)

                     3. Closing and Assessment

                               A. Debrief Learning Targets and Briefly Preview Homework (2 minutes)

                     4. Homework

                               A. Complete a first read of Chapters 22 and 23 with structured notes. 

    Wednesday:  1. Opening

                              A. Engaging the Reader and Reviewing Learning Targets: Vocabulary Square (5 minutes)

                         2. Work Time

                              A. Coming to Terms with the Outcome of the Trial: Written Conversation (15 minutes)

                              B. Close Reading: Atticus Explains Things (20 minutes)

                        3. Closing and Assessment

                              A. Debrief Learning Targets and Preview Homework: Atticus Notecatcher (5 minutes)

                        4. Homework

                              A. Complete a first read of Chapters 24–26 with structured notes.

    Thursday:    1. Opening

                              A.Engaging the Reader and Previewing Learning Targets: Focus Question from Homework (5 minutes)

                        2. Work Time

                              A.Integrity: Frayer Model (10 minutes)

                              B.Analyzing Taking a Stand: Four Corners (25 minutes)

                        3. Closing and Assessment

                              A.Exit Ticket and Preview Homework (5 minutes)

                        4. Homework

                              A. Complete a first read of Chapter 27. Take notes with the Structured Notes graphic organizer.

    Friday:        1. Opening

                              A. Engaging the Writer and Reviewing Learning Targets (10 minutes)

                       2. Work Time

                             A. Reading and Analyzing the Model Essay (30 minutes)

                       3. Closing and Assessment

                            A. Exit Ticket (5 minutes)

                       4. Homework

                           A. Complete a first read of Chapter 28 with structured notes. 

    Week of 3/25/19

    SPRING BREAK!!!

     

    Week of 4/1/19

    Monday:     1. Opening

                            A. Engaging the Writer and Reviewing Learning Targets: Focus Question from Homework (5 minutes)

                      2. Work Time (35 minutes)

                           A. Coding the Atticus Note-catcher (15 minutes)

                           B. Building an Evidence-Based Argument (20 minutes)

                      3. Closing and Assessment

                           A. Exit Ticket (5 minutes)

                      4. Homework

                           A. Complete a first read of Chapters 29, 30, and 31 with structured notes

    Tuesday:   1. Opening

                           A. Engaging the Writer and Review Learning Targets: Focus Questions from Homework (5 minutes)

                     2. Work Time (35 minutes)

                           A. Incorporating Evidence in an Argument Essay (20 minutes)

                           B. Peer Critique Protocol (15 minutes)

                     3. Closing and Assessment

                           A. Preview Homework (5 minutes)

                     4. Homework

                           A. Work on Essay Planner

    Wednesday:  1. Opening

                               A. Entry Task: Writing Improvement Tracker (10 minutes)

                               B. Reviewing Learning Targets (2 minutes)

                         2. Work Time

                               A. Continuing to Plan the Essay (20 minutes)

                               B. Essay Plan Talk-Through (10 minutes)

                         3. Closing and Assessment

                               A. Debriefing Learning Targets (3 minutes)

                         4. Homework

                               A. Revise your To Kill a Mockingbird essay planner, due next class.

    Thursday:     1. Opening

                               A. Reviewing Learning Targets (3 minutes)

                         2. Work Time

                               A. Drafting the Essay (40 minutes)

                         3. Closing and Assessment

                               A. Collect Essay Drafts (2 minutes)

                         4. Homework

                               A. Choose two scenes from Chapter 27 onwards in the novel that communicate each of the four key quotes. Record two scenes for each key quote.

    Friday:          1. Opening

                               A. Sharing Homework: Scenes That Communicate Key Quotes (6 minutes)

                               B. Unpacking Learning Targets (4 minutes)

                        2. Work Time

                               A. Studying the Prompt (10 minutes)

                               B. Launch Readers Theater Groups (10 minutes)

                               C. Allocating Key Quotes (10 minutes)

                        3. Closing and Assessment

                               A. Exit Ticket: My Key Quote and Scene (5 minutes)

                        4. Homework

                               A. Read through the scene for which you will be writing a Readers Theater script and use evidence flags to mark the dialogue in that scene.

    Week of 4/8/19

    Monday:      1. Opening

                               A. Unpacking Learning Targets (3 minutes)

                       2. Work Time

                              A. Analyzing a Model Script to Generate Criteria (9 minutes)

                              B. Drafting a Script (20 minutes)

                              C. Reading Scripts (8 minutes)

                       3. Closing and Assessment

                              A. Discussion: How Does My Script Develop the Main Idea of the Key Quote? (5 minutes)

                       4. Homework

                              A. Take your script home and finish/revise it.

    Tuesday:    1. Opening

                              A. Reviewing Learning Targets (2 minutes)

                      2. Work Time

                             A. Mini Lesson: Addressing Common Errors (5 minutes)

                             B. Return Draft Essays with Feedback (5 minutes)

                             C. Essay Revision (30 minutes)

                       3. Closing and Assessment

                             A. Previewing Unit 3 (2 minutes)

                       4. Homework

                             A. Finalize your essay

    Wednesday:  1. Opening

                                A. Collecting End of Unit 2 Assessments (5 minutes)

                                B. Unpacking Learning Targets (3 minutes)

                         2. Work Time

                               A. Mid-Unit 3 Assessment (15 minutes)

                               B. Peer Critique of Draft Scripts (15 minutes)

                         3. Closing and Assessment

                               A. Revising Scripts (7 minutes)

                         4. Homework

                               A. Finish revising your Readers Theater script based on the stars and steps from the peer critique.

    Thursday:     1. Opening

                               A. Unpacking Learning Targets (2 minutes)

                         2. Work Time

                               A. Combining Scripts and Adding Transitions (25 minutes)

                         3. Closing and Assessment

                               A. Group Read of the Entire Script (18 minutes)

                         4. Homework

                               A. Continue independent reading. 

    Friday:          1. Opening

                               A. End of Unit 2 Assessment Feedback (8 minutes)

                               B. Unpacking Learning Target (2 minutes)

                         2. Work Time

                               A. Group Work: Writing a Group Conclusion (20 minutes)

                         3. Closing and Assessment

                               A. Venn Diagram: Similarities and Differences between the Readers Theater Script and To Kill a Mockingbird (15 minutes)

             Week of 4/15/19

     

    Monday:       1. Opening

                             A. Mid-Unit 3 Assessment Feedback (5 minutes)

                             B. Unpacking Learning Targets (2 minutes)

                        2. Work Time

                            A. End of Unit 3 Assessment (20 minutes)

                            B. Peer Critique (12 minutes)

                        3. Closing and Assessment

                            A. Group Work: Brainstorm Visuals (6 minutes)

                        4. Homework

                            A. Gather the props you have recorded on your index card for your final Readers Theater performance.

                            B. Take home your script and practice reading your parts, considering the feedback given in the peer critique.

    Tuesday:      1. Opening

                              A. Unpacking Learning Targets (2 minutes)

                        2. Work Time

                              A. Performance Task: Readers Theater Performance for an Audience (30 minutes)

                        3. Closing and Assessment

                              A. Self-Assessment (5–10 minutes)

    Wednesday:  Begin TN Ready Review

    Thursday:  TN Ready Review

    Friday:TN Ready Review