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Mrs. E. Figueroa

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Reading/Spelling (2nd Six Weeks)

Module 2 (Week 2) Sept 30 - Oct 4, 2019

***Story of the Week - Animal Senses/Blind Ambition

***Critical Vocabulary - relish, familiar, savor, enhance, accepted, obstacles, command, denying, adapt, comfort

***Vocabulary Strategy - Multiple Meaning Words

***Generative Vocabulary - Suffixes: -ness, -ment 

 

***Reading Workshop Skills - Ask and Answer, MediaTechniques, Figurative Language, Text Structure

 

***Spelling - Homophones

 

Module 2 (Week 3) Oct 8-11, 2019

***Story of the Week - The Game of Silence

***Critical Vocabulary - absurd, taunt, forfeit, despised, ferocious, elaborately, coveted

***Vocabulary Strategy - Context Clues

***Generative Vocabulary - Suffixes: -y, -ly 

 

***Reading Workshop Skills - Visualize, Plot, Figurative Language, Author’s Craft

***Spelling - u, yoo, oo

 

 

 

2nd Six Weeks

Grammar/Writing

2.1

Week

One

 

Module 3

Verb Tenses

*Past, Present, Future Tenses

*Helping Verbs and Past Participles

*Consistent Use Of Tenses

Spiral Review: Verbs

 

Writing Mode: Argument

Writing Form: Opinion Essay

 

 

2.2

Week

Two

 

Module 3

Progressive Verb Tenses

*Progressive Verb Tenses

*Past Progressive Verb Tense

*Future Progressive Verb Tense

Spiral Review: Verb Tenses

 

Writing Mode: Informational Text

Writing Form: Expository

 

 

 

 

2.3

Week

Three

 

Module 3

Compound & Complex Sentences

*Compound Sentences

*Complex Sentences

*Commas in Compound Sentences

Spiral Review: Possessive Nouns

 

Writing Mode: Informational Text

Writing Form: Expository

 

 

2.4

Week

Four

 

Module 4

Pronouns

*Subject and Object Pronouns

*Reflexive & Demonstrative Pronouns

*Pronoun-Antecedent Agreement

Spiral Review: Compound Complex

 

Writing Mode: Informational Text

Writing Form: Expository

 

 

 

2.5

Week

Five

 

Module 4

Frequently Confused Words (Homophones)

*To, Too, and Two

*There, They’re, and Their

*Its and It’s

Spiral Review: Progressive Verb Tenses

 

Writing Mode: Informational Text

Writing Form: Expository

 

 

 

2.6

Week

 

Six

 

Module 4

Possessive Nouns

*Singular Possessive Nouns

*Plural Possessive Nouns

*Apostrophe Use in Possessive Nouns

Spiral Review: Frequently Confused Words

 

Writing Mode: Narrative

Writing Form: Story

 

2nd Six Weeks Exams

 

Science - 2nd Six Weeks

 

 

Lesson:

Vocabulary:

Week 1:

What are forms of energy?

energy,kinetic energy, potential energy

Week 2:

What is light energy?

refraction, absorption, reflection

Week 3:

What is heat?

conduction, convection, radiation

Week 4:

How do forces affect objects?

force, friction, magnetism, gravity

Week 5:

How do electric charges flow in a circuit?

electric current, circuit, conductor, insulator, series circuit, parallel circuit

Week 6:

Six Weeks Assessment

 

Social Studies (2nd Six Weeks)

Chapter 1 - The Geography of Texas

Lesson 1 - Locating Texas

Lesson 2 - Texas Resources

Lesson 3 - Texas Climate

Lesson 4 - Texas Plants and Animals

 

Chapter 2 - The Geographic Regions of Texas

Lesson 1 - The Mountains and Basins Region

Lesson 2 - The Great Plains Region

Lesson 3 - North Central Plains Region

Lesson 4 - Coastal Plains Region

 

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