Integration of poety & To Kill a Mockingbird
To Kill A Mockingbird
Reading a full-length memoir
Interviewing a family member "Connecting to Others"
What makes me who I am?
Memoir-Our Stones In the River
Author Study Project & Book Jacket
What is a Writer's Notebook-how are we going to utilize it?
Setting Reading/Writing Goals
Review Writing Traits
Setting up our classroom routines and community.
Biographical research that will be turned into a monologue for the NMS 50th Anniversary Celebration.
What our day looks like:
SSR-20 minutes of silent sustained reading
Quick Write-10 minutes to warm up our writers voice
Focus Unit-10-20 minutes with models, mentor texts, examples and a focus on the current unit of study
Workshop-the remainder of the class is for workshop time, independent & guided study which could include: skills workbook, writing pieces, vocabulary development, conferencing with a teacher, conferencing with a peer or working towards our learning goals.