ELA - February 9, 2015


12:30-12:45 Reading Mini-Lesson:
Review plot of historical fiction book. Exposition: who, what, when, where, why, how. Write a 20 word summary.
12:45-1:05 Guided Reading Groups:
Books are leveled based on reading levels. Students may choose to partner read or read independently. Use of whisper phones is encouraged.
See conferring schedule below.
1:05-1:20 Literature Response:
Students write 20 word summary of what they read today.
See conferring schedule below.
1:20-1:35 Writing Mini-Lesson: Write a closing for an opinion piece.
If I'm absent, see sub folder for alternate plan.
1:35-2:05 Students Write:
See conferring schedule below.
2:05-2:30 Self-Selected Reading:
See conferring schedule below. Remind students to record their reading in their literature-response notebooks.
2:30-3:00 Recess: Duty on Monday, Wednesday and EO Friday
3:00-3:10 Author's Chair:
This is a class job. Three students read aloud and may collect three compliments from classmates.
3:10-3:25 Read Aloud: The Mighty Miss Malone.


Weekly Conference Schedule

Mrs. Dick's Groups
Meet at Back Table
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Guided Reading 1 2 3 4 Make-up
Literature Response 2 3 4 1 Make-up
Writing 3 4 1 2 Make-up
Self-Selected Reading 4 1 2 3 Make-up


Miss Smith's Groups
Meet at Miss Smith's Desk
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Guided Reading 2 3 4 1 Make-up
Literature Response 3 4 1 2 Make-up
Writing 4 1 2 3 Make-up
Self-Selected Reading 1 2 3 4 Make-up