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Wednesday, March 4

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    Root #7 MIN means small
    mince- to cut into very small pieces
    miniature- a small copy
    minimum- the least amount possible
    minuet- a dance marked by small steps
    minuscule- very small
    minstrel- a lesser person who serves by entertaining
    minute- marked by attention to small details
    minister- a lesser person who serves by helping
    minus- less
    minor- smaller, underage
    Homework schedule- Word maps(completed in google slides or on paper) due Friday, March 6th.
    Short story or comic strip due Thursday, March 12th.
    Flashcards and Root Quiz on Friday, March 20th.

    Root #6 ARCH means ruler
    archenemy- a chief enemy
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Monday, February 2

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    Root #6 ARCH means ruler
    archenemy- a chief enemy
    archangel- ruling angel
    anarchy- without rule; chaos
    monarch- one chief ruler
    hierarchy- a body of rulers arranged by rank
    archipelago- chief sea, now any sea spread with islands
    architect- chief builder
    archive- chief or public records
    archetype- chief or original pattern
    archrival- a chief rival
    Homework schedule: Word maps due Thursday, Feb. 5th(either submitted in google classroom or written on paper neatly!)
    Short story, comic, or poem due Thursday, Feb. 12th(either submitted in google classroom or written neatly with words highlighted)
    Flashcards and quiz on Friday, Feb. 20th

    Root #5 GEO/TERR means earth
    geology- science that deals with earth’s history recorded in rocks
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Tuesday, January 6

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    Root #5 GEO/TERR means earth
    geology- science that deals with earth’s history recorded in rocks
    geometry- math that deals with the measurement of the earth
    terrace- a level platform of earth
    subterranean- lying under the surface of the earth
    geode- an earth-shaped stone with crystals inside
    inter- to bury in the earth
    geography- science that records facts about the earth’s surface
    Mediterranean- the sea located in the middle region of earth
    geocentric- taking the earth as the center
    terrain-the physical features of a region of the earth
    Homework Schedule-
    Word maps(on google drive or hand-written) due by the end of the day Friday, January 9th
    Short story, comic strip, or poem due Thursday, January 15th
    Flashcards and Root Quiz Thursday, January 22nd

    Root #4 ASTRA, STELL means STAR
    1. astronomy: science which studies stars and their movements
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Monday, December 1

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    Root #4 ASTRA, STELL means STAR
    1. astronomy: science which studies stars and their movements
    2. asteroid: a starlike body in space; a small planet
    3. constellation: a group of stars
    4. stelliform: star-shaped
    5. astrodome: clear dome of an aircraft for viewing the stars and sky
    6. astrologer: person who examines the stars’ influence on people
    7. stellar: like a star; most important
    8. aster: a fall flower shaped like a star
    9. asterisk: a star used in printing to refer to a margin note
    10. disaster: event that occurs under the influence of a negative star; a calamity
    Homework Schedule:
    10 word maps due Thursday, December 4th
    A short story, comic strip, or poem due
    Thursday, December 11th
    ASTRA/STELL Root Quiz #7 on Friday, December 19th

    Root #3 FLAM/PYRO means fire
    pyrography- art of wood-burning, usually done on wood or leather
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Thursday, October 30

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    Root #3 FLAM/PYRO means fire
    pyrography- art of wood-burning, usually done on wood or leather
    pyrophobia- fear of fire
    pyrite- fool’s gold; mineral that can strike fire
    inflammation- infection marked by redness and heat
    pyromania- persistent impulse to set fires
    inflammatory- tending to fire up emotions
    pyre- pile of wood for burning a dead body
    flamboyant- showy, with flame-like curves
    flammable- easily set on fire
    pyrotechnics- fireworks
    Homework schedule-
    Word maps(on google drive slides or hand-drawn) due on Thursday, November 6th
    Short story, comic strip, or poem(on google drive document or hand-written) due Thursday, November 13th
    Flashcards and Quiz on Friday, November 21st

    Root #2 PHON means Sound
    Euphony: beautiful sounds
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Tuesday, October 28

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    3. THINK-PAIR-SHARE Character types practice 2(powerpoint and worksheet)
    4. View the video clips, recording at least two characters. Identify the protagonists and the antagonists.
    Protagonists:
    Antagonists:

    __https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I6SdCDpvTnw&list=PLB40G1KZtmBGAcjZS_1BIwx5IanA3BSdD__
    5. Using one of our stories we read this past week- create a character web on: __http://www.readwritethink.org/files/resources/interactives/storymap/__
    6. Online practice:
    __http://www.fcatexplorer.com/media/parent/tiplister/flash/tip121a.swf__

    YELLOW
    Windowpane notes on your own: protagonist, antagonist, dynamic, static, flat, round characters
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    2. Character types practice worksheet 2 in partners and character traits chart(see worksheet).
    3.Read “Scout’s Honor” p. 360 in partners. Create a characterization chart like on page 375, #6 to be taught to a peer.
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    the antagonists. __https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I6SdCDpvTnw&list=PLB40G1KZtmBGAcjZS_1BIwx5IanA3BSdD__
    Protagonists:
    Antagonists:
    __https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I6SdCDpvTnw&list=PLB40G1KZtmBGAcjZS_1BIwx5IanA3BSdD__
    5. Using one of our stories we read this past week- create a character web on: __http://www.readwritethink.org/files/resources/interactives/storymap/__
    6. Online practice:
    __http://www.fcatexplorer.com/media/parent/tiplister/flash/tip121a.swf__

    GREEN
    Using “The Cat and the Hat”, demonstrate the STEAL method of characterization for one of the characters(complete one of the STEAL charts)
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Wednesday, October 22

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    Windowpane1.Windowpane notes: protagonist,
    (use the powerpoint slide to guide note-taking)
    __https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0Srrhne5pgM__
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=azUsjQwF_UI
    S2. S will re-read
    (p. 78-82 Interactive Reader)
    THINK-PAIR-SHARE3. THINK-PAIR-SHARE Character types
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    and worksheet)
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    4. View
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    __https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0Srrhne5pgM__
    __https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=azUsjQwF_UI__
    Character2. Character types practice
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    chart(see worksheet).
    Read

    3.Read
    “Scout’s Honor”
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    a peer.
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    the antagonists.
    __https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I6SdCDpvTnw&list=PLB40G1KZtmBGAcjZS_1BIwx5IanA3BSdD__
    __https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I6SdCDpvTnw&list=PLB40G1KZtmBGAcjZS_1BIwx5IanA3BSdD__
    GREEN
    Using “The Cat and the Hat”, demonstrate the STEAL method of characterization for one of the characters(complete one of the STEAL charts)
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    Take
    Characterization Learning Paths (October 23-30th)
    RED
    Windowpane notes: protagonist, antagonist, dynamic, static, flat, round characters
    (use
    the onlinepowerpoint slide to guide note-taking)
    __https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0Srrhne5pgM__
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=azUsjQwF_UI
    S will re-read the short story “Eleven” and complete a character web as a group.
    (p. 78-82 Interactive Reader)
    THINK-PAIR-SHARE Character types
    practice test2(powerpoint and worksheet)
    View the video clips, recording
    at __http://ereadingworksheets.com/reading-worksheets/story-structure-online-reading-practice-1/__
    Review story structure elements using this online tutorial:
    __http://www.studyzone.org/testprep/ela4/h/storyelements.cfm__
    3. Complete
    least two characters. Identify the protagonists and the antagonists.
    __https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I6SdCDpvTnw&list=PLB40G1KZtmBGAcjZS_1BIwx5IanA3BSdD__
    YELLOW
    Windowpane notes on
    your learning path(RED, YELLOW, or GREEN) today- see below!
    4. Go
    own: protagonist, antagonist, dynamic, static, flat, round characters
    (use the powerpoint slide
    to __https://todaysmeet.com/mcneirneytuesday__guide note-taking)
    __https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0Srrhne5pgM__
    __https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=azUsjQwF_UI__
    Character types practice worksheet 2 in partners and character traits chart(see worksheet).
    Read “Scout’s Honor” p. 360 in partners. Create a characterization chart like on page 375, #6
    to complete your ticket outbe taught to a peer.
    View the video clips, recording at least two characters. Identify the protagonists and the antagonists.
    __https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I6SdCDpvTnw&list=PLB40G1KZtmBGAcjZS_1BIwx5IanA3BSdD__
    GREEN
    Using “The Cat and the Hat”, demonstrate the STEAL method
    of class.
    Done with everything? Check out this great source
    characterization for creatingone of the characters(complete one of the STEAL charts)
    __https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4jK6l1WJKUU__
    Plot, setting, and characterization mini-project
    on choice of the following stories:
    “Eleven” by Sandra Cisneros p. 198
    “Scout’s Honor” by Avi p. 360
    Present
    your comic strip(due Thursday): __http://www.readwritethink.org/parent-afterschool-resources/games-tools/comic-creator-a-30237.html__mini-project to the class on October 30th.
    (green sheet and mini-poster)

    Story Structure Learning Path
    (10/6-10/15th):
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Tuesday, October 14

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