Voorhees Middle School

Inspire, Engage, and Innovate

Tuesday                                                                                                           February 21st- Library Research

Objective students will conduct a short research project to answer a question, drawing on several sources, gather relevant information to create a Public Awareness Campaign

  1. Brainstorm-- ponder problems in society.  Pick a focus to raise awareness or create a campaign for change.  (If  students did not complete Last week)

  2. Plan – Narrow down the topic/search.  Choose key words to use. Develop and refine a range of questions to frame the search for new understanding

  3. Locate Information- Develop the topic with relevant facts, definitions, concrete details, quotations, or other information and examples.



Wednesday                                                                                                           February 22nd- Library Research

Objective students will conduct a short research project to answer a question, drawing on several sources, gather relevant information to create a Public Awareness Campaign

 

  1. Plan – Narrow down the topic/search.  Choose key words to use. Develop and refine a range of questions to frame the search for new understanding

     

  2. Locate Information- Develop the topic with relevant facts, definitions, concrete details, quotations, or other information and examples.

     

  3. Organize-  Organize ideas, concepts, and information, using strategies such as definition, classification, comparison/contrast, and cause/effect; include formatting (e.g., headings), graphics (e.g., charts, tables), and multimedia when useful to aid comprehension

     

  4.  Synthesize-Gather relevant information from multiple print and digital sources, assess the credibility and accuracy of each source, and integrate the information while avoiding plagiarism.

    Draw evidence from informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research.

 

Thursday                                                                                          February 23rd- Library Research

Objective students will conduct a short research project to answer a question, drawing on several sources, gather relevant information to create a Public Awareness Campaign

 

 Synthesize information to create a Public Awareness Campaign-

 

  1. Organize and Synthesize information for one cause

  2. Use visuals/video and text to create awareness

  3. Use I-movie, PowerPoint, Publisher or Keynote to make a presentation Presentations Due :March 3rd

     

     

Friday                                                                                                         February 13th

 Lesson Objective:  students will read for pleasure or complete Public Awareness Campaign

Materials Needed:  free read Choice book/ Work on Public awareness Campaign

Instructional Process:

  1. Free Read / Catch up day.

 

Tuesday                                                                                                           February 21st- Library Research

Objective students will conduct a short research project to answer a question, drawing on several sources, gather relevant information to create a Public Awareness Campaign

  1. Brainstorm-- ponder problems in society.  Pick a focus to raise awareness or create a campaign for change.  (If  students did not complete Last week)

  2. Plan – Narrow down the topic/search.  Choose key words to use. Develop and refine a range of questions to frame the search for new understanding

  3. Locate Information- Develop the topic with relevant facts, definitions, concrete details, quotations, or other information and examples.



Wednesday                                                                                                           February 22nd- Library Research

Objective students will conduct a short research project to answer a question, drawing on several sources, gather relevant information to create a Public Awareness Campaign

 

  1. Plan – Narrow down the topic/search.  Choose key words to use. Develop and refine a range of questions to frame the search for new understanding

     

  2. Locate Information- Develop the topic with relevant facts, definitions, concrete details, quotations, or other information and examples.

     

  3. Organize-  Organize ideas, concepts, and information, using strategies such as definition, classification, comparison/contrast, and cause/effect; include formatting (e.g., headings), graphics (e.g., charts, tables), and multimedia when useful to aid comprehension

     

  4.  Synthesize-Gather relevant information from multiple print and digital sources, assess the credibility and accuracy of each source, and integrate the information while avoiding plagiarism.

    Draw evidence from informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research.

 

Thursday                                                                                          February 23rd- Library Research

Objective students will conduct a short research project to answer a question, drawing on several sources, gather relevant information to create a Public Awareness Campaign

 

 Synthesize information to create a Public Awareness Campaign-

 

  1. Organize and Synthesize information for one cause

  2. Use visuals/video and text to create awareness

  3. Use I-movie, PowerPoint, Publisher or Keynote to make a presentation Presentations Due :March 3rd

     

     

Friday                                                                                                         February 24th

 Lesson Objective:  students will read for pleasure or complete Public Awareness Campaign

Materials Needed:  free read Choice book/ Work on Public awareness Campaign

Instructional Process:

  1. Free Read / Catch up day.

 WEEK TWO QUIZ - On Last Weeks reading  -Be ready

Feb. 13th    Week Two – Science fiction Unit   

Monday    /Tuesday                                                        Feb. 13th    and 14th                                                                 

 

Lesson Objective: Students will begin to see problems in each society ( Giver,Hunger Games, Divergent, Unwind)

             Materials Needed: Selected science fiction book, packet                                           

Instructional Process:

 Warm –up   Packet ck  Battle of the Books Quiz (Mon or Tuesday)

1. Meetings if needed

2. Read…

                       The Giver- ch 8-10 - Interaction #3

                       Hunger Games – ch 8-10- Interaction #3

                        Divergent- Ch 15-19 - Interaction #3

                         Unwind- ch 21-25- Interaction #3

Evaluation: Teacher Observation / Quiz (Tuesday) –Battle of the Books

 Homework: Third Interaction in Interaction packet

 

Wednesday / Thursday                                                                                    Feb. 15th -16th

 

Lesson Objective: Students will infer characteristics of their society, identify key characters and identify elements of the plot            

Student will discuss different aspects of the book (The Giver, Hunger Games, Divergent, Unwind)

 and use a variety of interaction to show understanding

             Materials Needed: Selected science fiction book, packet,

Instructional Process:

             Warm- up :    Keep out reading book and Journal/ Interaction packet

                  1.     Group Meeting

                  2.Read…

                       The Giver- ch 11-13 - Interaction #4

                       Hunger Games – ch 10-12- Interaction #4

                     Divergent- Ch 20-26 - Interaction #4

                     Unwind- ch 26-33- Interaction #4

        Evaluation: Teacher Observation

 Homework: Fourth Interaction in Interaction packet

 

Friday                                                                                           Feb. 17th  - Library Next week pick a cause

 

Lesson Objective: Student will discuss different aspects of the book (Giver, Fahrenheit, Hunger Games) and use a variety of interaction to show understanding

             Materials Needed: Selected science fiction book, packet

                                                  

Instructional Process:

 Warm –up -Packet ck

1. Meetings if needed

2.   Catch up on reading or interactions

3. Free Read                                

Evaluation: Teacher Observation

 Homework:

Interaction packet should be completed/ up to date

 

 

 

 
 
 
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