October 16- October 20

October 16- October 20

  English  Social Studies 
Mon, Oct 16

Wordly Wise List 1

Descriptive Writing Techniques Lesson 

Color Coding Activity with “When I Was Puerto Rican” 


Explain how the states governed themselves after the Revolution by reading Chapter 10 in We the People
Tues, Oct 17

Wordly Wise List 1

Round Table Stories inspired by prompts

Crafting a plot:  

  • What’s the problem?
  • What’s the big deal?
  • What’s the emotion?

HW:  Bring photo and talk to parents to finalize topic selection to get details.  


Explain how the Articles of Confederation organized the first government by reading Chapter 11 in We the People
Wed, Oct 18

Wordly Wise List 1

Characterization with Roald Dahl

Writing Workshop: writing a snapshot 

Explain the issues resolved by the Connecticut Compromise by watching Acts I and II of Madison Foundation film Constitutional Convention as Four Act Play

Thurs, Oct 19

Wordly Wise List 1

 Dialogue:  Snapshots and Thought-shots 

Evaluate the outcome of the Continental Congress by watching Acts III and IV of Madison Foundation film Constitutional Convention as Four Act Play
Fri, Oct 20

 Quiz Wordly Wise List 1

Model:  The Great Rat Hunt 

Analyze the story for both structure and style (humorous tone, pacing techniques, and descriptive writing techniques).   

 Explain how the Constitution deals with the dilemma of slavery by watching Madison Foundation video clip from Constitutional Convention 
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