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July 10- July 14
Monday: Get to know you activity; Rules and Procedures
Tuesday: Greek Mythology Article and go over C.U.R.E.
Wednesday: Practice C.U.R.E. and read "Shrouded in Myth" HW: Finish C.UR.Eing "Shrouded in Myth"
Thursday: Media Center; presentation from Ms. Ruby
Friday: Discuss what makes a good discussion; discuss "Shrouded in Myth" HW: First draft read of Chapter 1: "I Accidentally Vaporize My Pre-Algebra Teacher"
July 17- July 21
Monday: Carousel of Quotes for Ch. 1; Pg. 6 in workbook; HW: Read Chapter 2 and do page 8 in workbook (evidence flags for what challenges does Percy face in this chapter? How does he overcome these challenges?)
Tuesday: Comprehension "Quiz"; Inferring About Characters- Challenges and Response page; HW: Read Chapter 3
Wednesday: Comprehension "Quiz"; Finding the gist; Rereading to make inferences about Percy; Actions v. Inner Thoughts; HW: Read Chapter 4; What has been more important for us getting to know Percy so far- through his actions or his inner thoughts? Respond on a sheet of notebook paper.
Thursday: Using prefixes to define unknown words; question baskets; HW: Reread Chapter 4; Review workbook pages for assessment tomorrow
Friday: Mid-Unit Assessment; HW: Reread your favorite chapter (1-4) in The Lightning Thief so far! Do not read ahead (past chapter 4)
July 24- July 28
Monday: A Hero's Journey; What is an archetype?; HW: Finish Annotating Act 1 in a Hero's Journey (pages 17 and 18 in workbook)
Tuesday: Computer Lab with Ms. Ruby
Wednesday: Acts 2 and 3 in "A Hero's Journey"; Pages 21 and 24 in work book. HW: Pages 23 and 25 in workbook
Thursday: Media Center; Pages 26 and 27 in work book; HW: Read Chapter 5 in Lightning Thief
Friday: Comparing Lightning Thief and "The Hero's Journey"; Review pages 26 and 27; Read Chapter 6; Enjoy Track Out!
July 29 - August 19: Tracked Out!
August 21 - August 25
Monday: Review Chapter 6 and evidence flags; Review "The Hero's Journey"; HW: Read Chapter 7 and make evidence flags for connections you find between Percy Jackson and "The Hero's Journey"