• Week of 12/2/19

    Monday:  1. Opening

                       A. Engaging the Reader :Dignity (10 minutes)

                       B. Reviewing Learning Targets (5 minute)

                  2. Work Time

                       A. Written Conversation: Understanding How Society Affects the individual (20 minutes)

                       B. Exit Tickets: Analyzing Theme (5 minutes)

                  3. Closing and Assessment

                       A. Preview Homework (5 minute)

                  4. Homework

                       A. Read “The Life of Miné Okubo” and write the gist of what the text was about on the structured notes. (You will complete the rest of the structured notes after Lesson 5)

    Tuesday:  1. Opening

                       A. Engaging the Reader :Discussing the Gist (5 minutes)

                       B. Reviewing Learning Targets (5 minute)

                   2. Work Time

                       A. Character Study: Miné Okubo (25 minutes)

                   3. Closing and Assessment

                       A. Quick Write and Preview Homework (10 minute)

                   4. Homework

                       A. Read “The Life of Miné Okubo” and complete the “The Life of Mine Okudo” structured notes (from Lesson 4) Answer the focus question: “How did war affect Okubo? Cite two specific examples from the text to support your answer”

     

    Wednesday:  1. Opening

                             A. Engage the Reader: Discussing the Focus Question and Vocabulary (8 minutes)

                             B. Reviewing Learning Targets (2 minutes)

                        2. Work Time

                             A. Understanding Primary Sources (34 minutes)

                        3. Closing and Assessment

                             A. Preview Homework (1 minute)

                        4. Homework

                             A. Finish reading the Primary Sources: Japanese-American Internment during World War II packet. Answer the text dependent questions for each source.

     

    Thursday:    1. Opening

                             A. Engaging the Reader: Discussing the Gist (6 minutes)

                             B. Reviewing Learning Targets (2 minutes)

                       2. Work Time

                            A. Analyzing Primary Sources: TextDependent Questions Review (10 minutes)

                            B. Analyzing Primary Sources: Conflicting Accounts (25 minutes)

                       3. Closing and Assessment

                            A. Preview Homework (2 minute)

                       4. Homework

                            A. Reread the primary source documents from today’s lesson and complete the QuickWrite.

    Friday:        1. Opening

                            A. Engaging the Reader: Discussing the Focus Question (4 minutes)

                            B. Reviewing Learning Targets (1 minutes)

                      2. Work Time

                            A. Analyzing Primary Sources: Different Mediums(30 minutes)

                      3. Closing and Assessment

                            A. Exit Ticket and Preview Homework (10 minute)

                      4. Homework

                            A. Fill in a Venn diagram to compare and contrast Louie Zamperini’s and Mine Okudo’s experience during WWII. Use specific details and evidence from Unbroken and “The Life of Mine Okudo.”

     

                                                                                                            Week of 12/9/19

    Monday:  1. Opening

                        A. Engaging the Reader: Discussing the Homework (5 minutes)

                        B. Reviewing Learning Targets (5 minutes)

                  2. Work Time

                        A. The “Invisibility” of Japanese-American Internees (23 minutes)

                        B. Gathering Evidence of “Invisibility” (10 minutes)

                  3. Closing and Assessment

                        A. Reviewing Learning Targets (1 minute)

                        B. Preview Homework (1 minute)

                   4. Homework

                        A. Finish adding evidence from primary sources and “The Life of Mine Okudo” to your Gathering Textual Evidence NoteCatcher.

    Tuesday:  1. Opening

                        A. Reviewing Learning Targets (4 minutes)

                   2. Work Time

                        A. Mid-Unit Assessment: Gallery Walk (40 minutes)

                   3. Closing and Assessment

                        A. Preview Homework (1 minute)

                   4. Homework

                        A. Read the summary of pages 200-203, pages 203-210 from the book, and the summary of pages 212-229. Complete the structured notes.

    Wednesday:  1. Opening

                            A. Engaging the Reader: Written Conversation (12 minutes)

                            B. Reviewing Learning Targets (3 minutes)

                        2. Work Time

                            A. Analyzing Voice: Conditional and Subjunctive Mood (15 minutes)

                            B. Author’s Craft Things Good Writers Do (10 minutes)

                        3. Closing and Assessment

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

                        4. Homework

                            A. Read 230–234, skip 235–237 (top), avoid 236, read pages 237–238, 239– 242, and the summary of pages 242– 244, read 244–247. Complete the structured notes.

    Thursday:  1. Opening

                          A. Engaging the Reader: Things Good Writers Do: Author’s Word Choice (8 minutes)

                          B. Reviewing Learning Targets (1 minute)

                     2. Work Time

                          A. Studying Theme: Three Threes in a Row (20 minutes)

                          B. Gathering Evidence Note-Catcher (10 minutes)

                     3. Closing and Assessment

                          A. Preview Homework (1 minute)

                          B. Return Mid-Unit 2 Assessment (5 minutes)

                      4. Homework

                          A. Read pages 248–253, summary of pages 253–258, “Louie’s letter” on pages 256– 257, pages 259–261, in Unbroken. Complete the structured notes.

    Friday:  1. Opening

                          A. Engaging the Reader: Frayer Model (13 minutes)

                          B. Reviewing Learning Targets (3 minutes)

                 2. Work Time

                          A. Discussing the Focus Question (15 minutes)

                          B. Written Conversation: Comparing Louie and Miné (13 minutes)

                  3. Closing and Assessment

                          A. Preview Homework (1 minute)

                  4. Homework

                          A. Read the summaries provided on the structured notes and pages 291–293 and 301–308 in Unbroken. Complete the structured notes.

                                                                                                         Week of 12/16/19
    Monday:  1. Opening

                           A. Engaging the Writer: Discussing the Focus Question (5 minutes)

                           B. Reviewing Learning Targets (3 minutes)

                   2. Work Time

                           A. Understanding Invisibility (20 minutes)

                           B. Understanding Resistance (15 minutes)

                   3. Closing and Assessment

                           A. Preview Homework (2 minutes)

                   4. Homework

                           A. Look back at your Gathering Textual Evidence note-catcher. Choose the six strongest pieces of evidence to use in your essay (three about the POWs and three about the Japanese-American internees). Place a star in the “Used in your writing?” column next to these six pieces of evidence.

    Tuesday:  1. Opening

                           A. Engaging the Writer and Reviewing Learning Targets (7 minutes)

                   2. Work Time

                           A. Reviewing Essay Rubric (20 minutes)

                           B. Language Mini Lesson (5 minutes)

                           C. Planning the Essay (10 minutes)

                    3. Closing and Assessment

                            A. Preview Homework (3 minutes)

                     4. Homework

                             A. Finish your Informational Essay Planner

    Wednesday:  1. Opening

                             A. Reviewing Learning Targets (3 minutes)

                       2. Work Time

                             A. End of Unit 2 Assessment, Part 1: Drafting the Essay (40 minutes)

                        3. Closing and Assessment

                             A. Debrief Essay Writing (2 minutes)

                        4. Homework

                             A. Finish your Informational Drafts

    Thursday:  1. Opening

                             A. Engaging the Writer: Turn in Informational Essay (2 minutes)

                             B. Reviewing Learning Targets (1 minute)

                     2. Work Time

                             A. Read-aloud: Louie Returns Home (11 minutes)

                             B. Introducing a Thematic Concept: Becoming Visible after Captivity (30 minutes)

                      3. Closing and Assessment

                             A. Preview Homework (1 minute)

                      4. Homework

                             A. Read pages 334–338 and the summary of pages 339–344 in Unbroken. Complete the structured notes.

    Friday:  Half-Day of School with Pep Rally