Month


6th Grade


7th Grade


8th Grade


Reading


Special Education

September
1st Quarter










Weeks 1/2
Library Orientation
Figurative Language
Symbolism
Speed Date
Elmer
Weeks 3/4
Newbery Club
Narrative Essay
Narrative Essay
Read the Movie
Pets



October











Weeks 5/6
Children's Rights: Malala Article Annotation
Generations
Google Classroom: Introduce Poetry Terms using Quizlet and Kahoot
Scary Stories
Halloween Books
Color Books
Weeks 7/8


What’s My Genre? Bookmark Contest
Book Fair Preview

What’s My Genre? Bookmark Contest
Book Fair Preview

What’s My Genre? Bookmark Contest
Book Fair Preview

Book Fair Genre Activity


ABC Books
Thanksgiving Books

November
2nd Quarter










Weeks 9/10
Book Fair
Book Fair
Book Fair
Book Fair
Book Fair
Weeks 11/12

Thanksgiving Break

Thanksgiving Break

Thanksgiving Break

Thanksgiving Break

Thanksgiving Break

December











Weeks 13/14
Wonder Precepts
Courage: Malala Nobel Lecture
Anne Frank Connections
Anne Frank Background/NBC Learn
New Books Book Pass
Nursery Rhymes



Weeks 15/16
Introduction to Google drive, google docs, google classroom

Argumentative Essay:
Daylight Saving Time


Walter Dean Myers Bio/Timeline


Read the Movie


Bear Stays Up



Winter Break
Winter Break
Winter Break
Winter Break
Winter Break






January











Weeks 17/18
Bucket List
Year in Review: point of view, multiple sources
Martin Luther King Blackout Poetry
Library Mouse
Charlie and Lola
Weeks 19/20


Goal Setting
Martin Luther King Blackout Poetry


Malcolm X Annotation Lesson


Works Cited Guinness Book of Records


Winter Books


February
3rd Quarter










Weeks 21/22
Library Mouse
Random Acts of Kindness Week
Brown vs. Board of Education: Separate is never Equal
Rikki Tikki Tavi
Fairy Tales
Weeks 23/24

Nonfiction book report: Planet Report

Digital Life 101

Flowers for Algernon/Argumentative

Sharks

Valentines

March











Weeks 25/26
Technology: Using Quizlet and Kahoot to learn Unit Vocabulary
Read Across America
Dr. Seuss Video
Cat in the Hat
Read Across America
Dr. Seuss: Horton Hatches the Egg: College Promise
Dr, Seuss
Dr. Seuss
Weeks 27/28
Metaphor and Simile
The Giver Censorship Lesson
Argumentative Essay
Ferdinand
Ferdinand

Spring Break
Spring Break
Spring Break
Spring Break
Spring Break






April
4th Quarter










Weeks 29/30
NBC Learn
NBC Learn: Titanic
Ransom of Red Chief: Irony Lesson
NBC Learn
Folktales
Weeks 31/32
Hatchet Background Information
The Giver Background Information
Roll of Thunder Hear My Cry Scavenger Hunt
Poem in my Pocket
Stellaluna






May











Weeks 33/34
Bookmark Contest
College Promise
Book Fair Preview
Bookmark Contest
Book Fair Preview
Bookmark Contest
Book Fair Preview
Genre Booktalk
Bookmark Contest
Weeks 35/36
Book Fair
Book Fair
Book Fair
Book Fair
Book Fair






June











Weeks 37/38
Summer Reading LBPL
Summer Reading LBPL
Summer Reading LBPL
Summer Reading LBPB
Summer Reading
Weeks 39/40
Closing/Inventory
Closing/Inventory
Closing/Inventory
Closing/Inventory
Closing/Inventory


Alphabetical List of Lessons

Animal Report
Ant Report
Call It Courage
Cornell Notes
Dictionary Days
Digital Literacy
The Hangman Poem
Heroes
Horton Hatches the Egg
Genre Dating Game
Goal Setting
Great Pacific Garbage Patch
Eleven by Sandra Cisneros
Figurative Language
Flat Stanley
Immigration Report
Library Mouse
Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Newbery Club
Orientation
Read the Movie
Rikki Tikki Tavi
The Terrible Things by Eve Bunting
Thinking Maps
Website Evaluation
Wonder