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    DAY 8- Monday, 3/30/20

    Reading-

    Overview- Rereading to increase attributes of reading fluency, deepening understanding of text vocabulary, and generating written responses to nonfiction literature involving multiskill comprehension strategies

    Estimated Time- 45 minutes

    Explanation- Today you will reread the text “Mystery at Granville Library”, create sentences utilizing the text vocabulary, and use text evidence to help you generate written responses to fiction literature involving multiskill comprehension strategies  

    Things to Know-

    • The RACE acronym means Restate, Answer, Cite, Extend/Elaborate
    • Restating the question means you are borrowing words from the question to start your answer
    • Citing text-evidence helps to support well-constructed responses

    Tasks-

    1. Review the definitions for the text vocabulary you created last week (the glossary of the text or pages 1-9 in the vocabulary packet provide definitions and examples if you were unable to create your own). Complete the cloze sentences on pages 12-13 of the vocabulary packet. Use the word bank and it may be helpful to complete the sentences you feel most confident about first. Mystery at Granville Vocabulary
    2. Reread the “Mystery at Granville Library” text. Mystery at Granville Book
    3. Complete the first row of the discussion questions. Write an extended response for each question using the RACE (Restate, Answer, Cite, Extend/Elaborate) procedure. Be sure to restate the question, include a minimum of 4 sentences for each response, and make sure you have appropriate capitalization and ending punctuation. Mystery at Granville Library Discussion Cards

    Writing-

    Overview- Generation of a fictional mystery

    Estimated Time- 25 minutes

    Explanation- Today you will begin organizing your thoughts to write your own mystery story

    Things to Know-

    The basic elements of the mystery genre include:

    • an event no one can explain
    • a character takes responsibility for solving the mystery
    • the mystery is solved

    Tasks-

    1. Brainstorm at least 3 good ideas for a possible mystery story.
    2. Choose your favorite idea and create 3 bullets (not full sentences-just short ideas) that describe the general beginning, the middle, and end (if you are having trouble generating ideas, maybe you should reconsider choosing a different idea)
    3. Use the Mystery Story Organizer to complete 8 or more bullets for the beginning, middle, and end of your mystery story.

    Math-

    1. Access the plan below to complete the activities outlined for today.

    Math Plan- Day 8

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    DAY 9- Tuesday, 3/31/20

    Reading-

    Overview- Rereading to increase attributes of reading fluency, deepening understanding of text vocabulary, and generating written responses to nonfiction literature involving multiskill comprehension strategies

    Estimated Time- 45 minutes

    Explanation- Today you will reread the text “Mystery at Granville Library”, explore attributes of the text vocabulary, and use text evidence to help you generate written responses to fiction literature involving multiskill comprehension strategies  

    Things to Know-

    • The RACE acronym means Restate, Answer, Cite, Extend/Elaborate
    • Restating the question means you are borrowing words from the question to start your answer
    • Citing text-evidence helps to support well-constructed responses

    Tasks-

    1. Review the definitions for the text vocabulary. Choose and complete one of the vocabulary exploration activities on page 14 of the vocabulary packet. Mystery at Granville Vocabulary
    2. Reread the “Mystery at Granville Library” text. Mystery at Granville Book
    3. Complete the second row of the discussion questions. Write an extended response for each question using the RACE (Restate, Answer, Cite, Extend/Elaborate) procedure. Be sure to restate the question, include a minimum of 4 sentences for each response, and make sure you have appropriate capitalization and ending punctuation. Mystery at Granville Library Discussion Cards

    Writing-

    Overview- Generation of a fictional mystery

    Estimated Time- 25 minutes

    Explanation- Today you will utilize your organized thoughts to begin drafting your own mystery story

    Things to Know-

    • The basic elements of the mystery genre include: an event no one can explain, a character takes responsibility for solving the mystery, and the mystery is solved
    • If you were able to generate 8-10 bullets in your organizer yesterday you should be able to stretch them into 8-10 sentences for a beginning, middle, and ending paragraphs
    • If you have access to a computer, you may use the dictation feature in Microsoft Word to assist with typing your story.

    Tasks-

    1. Use the Mystery Story Organizer you completed yesterday to begin drafting a 3 paragraph mystery story
    2. Number your bullets in the beginning, middle, and ending boxes of the organizer so you know your story will have a logical order of events.
    3. When expanding bullets into sentences be sure to incorporate them into long, complex sentences with descriptive language. (Don't get stuck on spelling or editing... you will do this later in the writing process- just get your ideas down on the paper) 

    Math-

    1. Access the plan below to complete the activities outlined for today.

    Math Plan- Day 9

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    DAY 10- Wednesday, 4/1/20

    Reading-

    Overview- Rereading to increase attributes of reading fluency, deepening understanding of text vocabulary, and generating written responses to nonfiction literature involving multiskill comprehension strategies

    Estimated Time- 45 minutes

    Explanation- Today you will reread the text “Mystery at Granville Library”, generate endings to sentences using the text vocabulary, and utilize text evidence to help you generate written responses to fiction literature involving multiskill comprehension strategies  

    Things to Know-

    • The RACE acronym means Restate, Answer, Cite, Extend/Elaborate
    • Restating the question means you are borrowing words from the question to start your answer
    • Citing text-evidence helps to support well-constructed responses

    Tasks-

    1. Review the definitions for the text vocabulary. Complete the vocabulary concept sentences on page 15 of the vocabulary packet. Be sure your sentences are 5th grade-level sentences and demonstrate your understanding of the words. Mystery at Granville Vocabulary
    2. Reread the “Mystery at Granville Library” text. Mystery at Granville Book
    3. Complete the last row of the discussion questions. Write an extended response for each question using the RACE (Restate, Answer, Cite, Extend/Elaborate) procedure. Be sure to restate the question, include a minimum of 4 sentences for each response, and make sure you have appropriate capitalization and ending punctuation. Mystery at Granville Library Discussion Cards

    Writing-

    Overview- Generation of a fictional mystery

    Estimated Time- 25 minutes

    Explanation- Today you will utilize your organized thoughts to finish drafting your own mystery story

    Things to Know

    • The basic elements of the mystery genre include: an event no one can explain, a character takes responsibility for solving the mystery, and the mystery is solved
    • Stretch your bulleted ideas into 8-10 sentences for your beginning, middle, and ending paragraphs
    • The characters and events should be interesting to maintain the reader's attention
    • If you have access to a computer you may use the dictation feature in Microsoft Word to assist with typing your story.

    Tasks-

    1. Use the Mystery Story Organizer you completed Monday to continue drafting a 3 paragraph mystery story
    2. When expanding bullets into sentences be sure to incorporate them into long, complex sentences with descriptive language. (Don't get stuck on spelling or editing... you will do this later in the writing process- just get your ideas down on the paper)
    3. Before editing, revisit your beginning, middle, and end and add 1 or 2 ideas or descriptions to your draft 

    Math-

    1. Access the plan below to complete the activities outlined for today.

    Math Plan- Day 10

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    DAY 11- Thursday, 4/2/20

    Reading-

    Overview- Using multi-skill reading comprehension strategies to demonstrate understanding of nonfiction texts

    Estimated Time- 45 minutes

    Explanation- Today you will use text evidence to help you complete the “Mystery at Granville Library” quiz then use the answer key to evaluate your understanding of the text.

    Things to Know-

    • Make sure you write page numbers to prove your answers for numbers 1-4 and 8-10
    • Extended responses for questions 11 & 12 should follow RACE format (Restate, Answer, Cite, Extend/Elaborate)
    • Restating the question means you are borrowing words from the question to start your answer
    • Citing text-evidence helps to support well-constructed responses

    Tasks-

    1. Review the definitions for the text vocabulary. Complete the multiple-choice questions on pages 16-17 of the vocabulary packet.  Mystery at Granville Vocabulary
    2. Review the “Mystery at Granville Library” text. Mystery at Granville Book
    3. Complete the “Mystery at Granville Library” Quiz to check your understanding of the text. Use the attached answer key to evaluate yourself.  Mystery at Granville Library Quiz

       

    Writing-

    Overview- Generation of a fictional mystery

    Estimated Time- 25 minutes

    Explanation- Today you edit and revise your draft in order to publish your final copy of your mystery story

    Things to Know

    • Rereading your draft out loud generally helps to find errors in grammar where you missed a word or the sentence does not make sense.
    • Each sentence should have correct capitalization.
    • Each sentence should have appropriate punctuation.
    • If you have access to a computer, you may use the dictation feature in Microsoft Word to assist with typing your story.

    Tasks-

    1. Review your draft to see where you can improve your story and make at least 3 positive changes.
    2. Review your completed draft for grammatical errors.
    3. Review your completed draft to be sure you capitalized every sentence beginning and any Proper Nouns.
    4. Review your completed draft to be sure you used appropriate ending punctuation, commas, and quotation marks.
    5. Use your edited draft to make your completed good copy.
    6. Once you have finished your good copy reread your story once more to ensure you haven't missed any errors.

    Math-

    1. Access the plan below to complete the activities outlined for today.

    Math Plan- Day 11

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    FRIDAY FUN DAY- Friday, 4/3/20