Can Do Goals-


I can effectively complete (2) Achieve3000 articles, including article summary, and increase my Lexile Level score.


I can read "The Pearl" by John Steinbeck and take effective notes on the novel.

I can effectively read a series of fictional short stories and complete CLOZE, implicit, and explicit questioning.


I can discuss and define new terms.






Students read "The Pearl" and take PowerPoint and Promethean Board notes on the novel.

Students begin non-fiction article in Achieve3000, including poll question, article summarizing, activity, and thought questions.


Students continue reading fictional short stories.






Monitor note taking.


Activity questions (1st and 2nd try) recorded by TA and completion monitored by teacher through Achieve3000 account

Use structural analysis of roots, affixes, synonyms, antonyms, and cognates to understand complex words.
relying heavily on context, visual aids, and knowledge of morphology in their native language, recognize the meaning of a few frequently occurring words, simple phrases, and formulaic expressions in texts about familiar topics, experiences, or events.