Week of October 22, 2012

Objectives for the week:
To recognize and understand elements of plot, character, setting, and theme in a work of fiction.  
To use singular and plural nouns correctly.  
To read and understand classic fiction; to compare classic fiction with poetry.  

Core Content:
RL.5.1
RL.5.2
RL.5.3
RL.5.4
RL.5.6
RI.5.1
RI.5.4
RI.5.6

Monday:
Listen for enjoyment and concentrate on the speaker.
Discuss narrative elements.
Summarize to increase involvement with the text.
Discuss vocabulary words.
Assignment: Pages 224-225
MODIFICATIONS for the week:  Reading selections will be read aloud, and answers will be recorded on overhead as needed, prompts and cues, shortened assignments, extended time, small group or individual instruction.

EXTENSIONS: Students will incorporate narrative elements into their discussions.

Tuesday:
Continue discussing narrative elements.
Read “Island of the Blue Dolphins”.
Answer review questions.
Assignment: Pages 226-236
EXTENSIONS: Advanced/Challenge Activities – Page 41.

Wednesday:
Continue discussing narrative elements.
Review correct answers for review questions.
Discuss synonyms.
Assignment: Practice Book Pages 41-42
EXTENSIONS: Advanced/Challenge Activities – Page 42.

Thursday:
Continue discussing narrative elements.
Discuss figurative language.  
Discuss making inferences.
Assignment: Practice Book Page 43
EXTENSIONS: Making inferences will be elaborated upon by incorporating a variety of texts.

Friday:
Continue discussing narrative elements.
Administer reading test.
MODIFICATIONS: Accommodations will be made for students with readers and/or scribes.
EXTENSIONS: None
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