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7th/8th Grade Reading Strategies

This is a year long class for students who are struggling with reading and reading concepts.  Selection of students is based on previous year grades (mainly Language Arts) teacher recommendation and Core WAVE reading scores.  Studies consist of individual units based on concepts and novel units.  Grading is based on participation, individual concept papers and tests on concepts and novel units.

2/19-2/23
Monday-No School
Tuesday-Clue Movie
Wednesday-Clue Movie
Thursday-Limony Snickett: Letter, Character Booklet, Vocabulary, Ch. 1 p. 1-10
Friday-Vocabulary sort, Ch. 2 p. 11-25, Character Booklet


2/12-2/16
Monday-Ch. 7 "A Show of Talent" p. 45-52, Talent/Injury Chart
Tuesday-Ch. 8 "Trick or Treat" p. 53-58, Matching Costumes
Wednesday-Ch. 9 "The Wrong Briefcase" p. 59-65, Chart
Thursday- Ch. 10 "Mr. Boddy's Pyramid" p. 66-73
Friday-Plot: last page, Ch. 11 Cloze Test


2/5-2/9
Monday-Ch. 2 Sequencing
Tuesday-Ch. 3 "The Joke Contest" p. 22-27 chart, Strategies Packet
Wednesday-Ch. 4 "Mrs. White's Horrible Plan" p. 28-31 chart, Strategies Packet
Thursday-Ch. 5 "Boddy Language" p. 32-37 chart, Strategies Packet
Friday-Ch. 6 "Plum's Plasma" p. 38-44 chart, Strategies Packet



1/29-2/2
Monday-Mystery vocabulary 2-column notes, Secret, Secret Passage and packet
Tuesday-Ch. 1 p. 1-10, Chart
Wednesday-Mystery vocabulary crossword, Character foldable, Strategies packet
Thursday-Ch. 1 Sequence test, Strategies packet
Friday- Ch. 2 p. 11-21, Strategies packet

1/22-1/26
Monday-No School
Tuesday-Mini Mysteries 1-10
Wednesday-Mini Mysteries 11-20
Thursday- Mini Mysteries B-J
Friday-Mini Mysteries K-T


1/15-1-19
Monday-No School
Tuesday- Lightning Thief Final
Wednesday-Lightning Thief Final
Thursday-Lightning Thief Movie
Friday-Lightning Thief Movie


1/8-1/12
Monday-Vocabulary Ch. 19, 20, 21, 22 Crossword DUE
Tuesday-Story Board
Wednesday-Story Board DUE
Thursday-Character Comparison
Friday-Lightning Thief Vocabulary


Welcome Back
1/1-1/5
Monday-No School
Tuesday-No School
Wednesday-Ch. 21 p. 334-353, Plot summary, Mythical Creature presentation
Thursday-Quiz #5 p. 29-30
Friday-Ch. 22 p. 354-375, Plot summary


12/18-12/22
Monday-Ch. 20 p. 320-333, Story Organizer
Tuesday-Work on vocabulary, catch up
No School until 1/3/2018
Have a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year


12/11-12/15
Monday- Lightning Thief: Ch. 17 p. 266-282
Tuesday-Quiz #4 p. 24, 25,
Wednesday-Ch. 18 p. 283-299, Character Poetry
Thursday-Ch. 19 p. 300-319, p. 27, 28
Friday-Vocabulary Word Search Ch. 16, 17, 18


12/4-12/8
Monday-Lightning Thief: Ch. 14 p. 212-218, Ch. 15 p. 219-214, Packet p. 22
Tuesday-Vocabulary Crossword Ch. 14, 15
Wednesday-Ch. 16 p. 242-265, Packet p. 23
Thursday-Story Organizer, Profile of Main Character
Friday-Ch. 17 p. 266-282, Profile of Main Character


11/27-12/1
Monday-Lightning Thief: Ch. 11, p. 168-187, Packet p. 18, 19, Plot Summary.  Vocabulary for Ch. 7/8 and 9/10 are DUE.
Tuesday-Story Organizer
Wednesday-Ch. 12 p. 188-196, Plot Summary, Imagery/Figurative Language Presentation
Thursday-Ch. 13 p. 197-212
Friday-Quiz #3 p. 20,21, Vocabulary Word Search Ch. 11, 12, 13


11/13-11/17
Monday-Ch. 8 p. 107-126,  Plot Sequence, Packet p. 12
Tuesday-Ch. 7-8 Vocabulary Word Search
Wednesday-Ch. 9 p. 127-148, Plot Sequence, Packet p. 13
Thursday-Quiz 2 Ch. 5-9, Ch. 9-10 Crossword Vocabulary
Friday-Ch. 10 p. 150-167, Plot Sequence, Packet p. 16, 17


11/6-11/10
Monday-Lightning Thief: Ch. 4 p.44-56, Plot Sequence, Packet p. 2
Tuesday-Packet p.8 Quiz 1, Finish p. 2, Vocabulary Ch. 3 & 4 Word search
Wednesday-Ch. 5 p. 57-75, Plot Sequence, Packet p. 9,10
Thursday-Story Organizer, Vocabulary Ch. 5&6 Crossword
Friday-Ch. 7 p. 93-106, Plot Sequence, Packet p. 11

10/30-11/3
Monday-Lightning Thief: Intro to the book and packet, Ch. 1 p. 1-15, Plot sequence, Packet p.3
Tuesday-Ch. 2 p. 16-28, Plot sequence, Packet p. 4,5, Ch. 1&2 Vocabulary Crossword
Wednesday-Ch. 3 p. 29-43, Plot sequence, Packet p. 6, 7 Scheduled Conferences 5-8
Thursday-No School:  Schedules Conferences 8-11, Regular Conferences 12-4 and 5-8
Friday-No School
 

10/23-10/27
Monday-Dog Stories Presentation-Caesar
Tuesday-Dog Stories Presentation- Quincy, Josh
Wednesday-Comprehensive Final
Thursday-Comprehensive Final Due
Friday-No School


10/16-10/20
Monday-Dog Stories Presentation-Rex
Tuesday-Dog Stories Presentation-Snowball, Ike
Wednesday-Dog Stories Presentation-Dirk
Thursday-Dog Stories Presentation-Caesar, Fred
Friday-Dog Stories Presentation-Quincy, Josh


10/9-10/13
Monday-Placement #6
Tuesday-Placement #7
Wednesday- My Life in Dog Years: Cookie
Thursday-Assign dog stories and read them
Friday-Complete worksheet for dog story

10/2-10/6
Monday-Introduction to class, 7 minute Assessment, McCleod Assessment
Tuesday-Placement 4th
Wednesday-Placement 5th
Thursday-No School
Friday-No School