Intensive Rdg.: Simonitis, Rm. 407 South + Rm.709 [M/W] Ext.3262 Week of:  3/19/12 thru 3/23/12  Periods: 2-7  
Unit: Reading Strats, FCAT Prep/Paper Towns[Lit.];Alt. Resources: Upfront Mags., Sourcebook, websites/supplementals
Vocabulary Terms: precinct, petrified, toll, frothed, asphalt, gaping, milling, tawdry, workworn, unkempt, quavering, drone, paroxysm, vague, unbounded, league, blunder, reeled, sundered, inhospitable, excursion, surmise, discriminate, vain, vagrant, haven, delusions [ From Sourcebook-27]
Learning goals: Describe & Identify Author's Perspective/Purpose; Apply Reading Strategies; Test Prep [employ strategies]
Essential Question
s: Can students explain Author's Perspective/POV?  Can students select text to support this?  Are students able to apply vocabulary in written work?  Are students able to explain steps to B & B Strategy?  
Assessment: FOCUS testing [Compare/Contrast]  ctd.  Spot check COW book for entries which reflect understanding
Opener &
Housekeeping
[5-8 min.]

Direct Instruction: Modeling/ Shared Reading Practice
[15-20 min.]   OR
Discovery Lesson/ Strategies
&/or Guided Reading

Independent Practice: Lit. Circles, Directed Reading/SSR
[20-25 min.] OR
Small Group/ TEST

Wrap-up vs.
MONDAY
LAB DAY
-Check Website and PB for HW and deadlines

-FCAT Explorer [ALL students]

-Review steps to completing the Authentic Assessment for Independent Reading Book #2; see
Handout/
Contract











*EPAT review for 11th graders










FRIDAY
-Student Holiday/Teacher Workday



THURSDAY
-Shared Reading: Paper Towns-Part II by John Green  [*some "popcorn" reading as time permits]
[Ch. 8:  
The Grass, p. 100-109]

- [Ch. 9:  The Grass, p. 142-149]  SSR or HW; respond to COW entry #12

WEDNESDAY
LAB  DAY
-FOCUS TESTS [2]:  Compare &Contrast


-
FCAT Explorer
Students work on independent skills on Timeline w/extended passages; stu. employ strategies BDA Reading



 
TUESDAY
-Review CBC
[5 min.]


-Sourcebook:
Violence:

Death in the Sun
P. 127-139
*Graphic Organizer
*PreWrite
*Handouts
*Students record margin notes on their own paper

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