The School Story

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<p>The School StoryAndrew Clements Author StudyEnglish SOL Grade 5 Reading</p> <p> 5.5 The student will read and demonstrate comprehension of ction. a) Describe the relationship between text and previously read materials. b) Describe character development in ction and poetry selections. c) Describe the development of plot and explain how conicts are resolved. d) Describe how an authors choice of vocabulary and style contributes to the quality and enjoyment of selections.</p> <p>Name _________________________________ Due Date _______________________________</p> <p>Unit Over view and ContractDuring this reading unit you will be expected to participate in discussions with small groups, as well as with the entire class. In this packet, you will nd a list of assignments by due date and a rubric for scoring. All reading and preparation must be nished prior to meeting with the group. Any unnished work will result in a loss of 10% per assignment and a zero for the discussion for the day. Some class time will be allotted for preparation for discussions. If work is not completed during class, you will be expected to complete it as homework (you may include it in your 30 minutes).</p> <p>Planned Assignments *</p> <p>* Additional assignments may be given as the unit progresses at the teachers discretion.</p> <p> 5 Guided Reading Discussions with the teacher leading 4 Literature Circle Discussions with classmates leading 2 Jigsaw Comparison Discussions (mixed small groups) 1 Socratic Seminar (whole class discussion) Final Project &amp; Presentation</p> <p>ContractI have read the accompanying information, reviewed the expectations with my parents, and agree to complete all work to the best of my ability by the date assigned. I understand that late work will result in the loss of 10% per assignment and a zero for participation in discussion. ____________________Student Signature </p> <p>____________________Parent Signature </p> <p>_____________Teacher Initials</p> <p>Due Date4/6/10</p> <p>Assignment DescriptionGuided Reading Discussion 1</p> <p>Work to be CompletedEntrance Ticket 1: Prediction Reading #1: ch. 1-7, p. 1-41</p> <p>4/9/10</p> <p>Literature Circle Discussion 1</p> <p>Assigned LCA Job: _________________________ LC Response #1</p> <p>4/13/10</p> <p>Guided Reading Discussion 2</p> <p>Entrance Ticket 2: Main Character, Point-of View Reading #2: ch.8-13, p.42-101</p> <p>4/16/10</p> <p>Literature Circle Discussion 2</p> <p>Assigned LCA Job: _________________________ LC Response #2</p> <p>4/20/10</p> <p>Guided Reading Discussion 3</p> <p>Entrance Ticket 3: Plot Development - Conict Reading #3: ch.14-17, p.102-143</p> <p>4/23/10</p> <p>Literature Circle Discussion 3</p> <p>Assigned LCA Job: _________________________ LC Response #3</p> <p>4/27/10</p> <p>Guided Reading Discussion 4</p> <p>Entrance Ticket 4: Plot Development - Action Reading #4: ch.18-20, p.144-196</p> <p>4/30/10</p> <p>Literature Circle Discussion 4</p> <p>Assigned LCA Job: _________________________ LC Response #4</p> <p>5/4/10</p> <p>Guided Reading Discussion 5</p> <p>Entrance Ticket 5: Climax/Conict Resolution Comparison Venn Diagram Comparison Sociogram Discussion Response Essay See List of Possible Options</p> <p>5/11/10 5/12/10 5/13/105/24/10</p> <p>Jigsaw Comparison Discussion 1 Jigsaw Comparison Discussion 2 Socratic Seminar Final Project</p> <p>Score</p> <p>AssignmentEntrance Ticket 1: Prediction Guided Reading Assignment 1: Prediction Literature Circle Assignment 1: Literature Circle Discussion 1: Response and Reection Entrance Ticket 2: Point-of-View Guided Reading Assignment 2: Point-of-View Literature Circle Assignment 2: Literature Circle Discussion 2: Response and Reection Entrance Ticket 3: Plot Development - Conict Guided Reading Assignment 3: Identify Conict Literature Circle Assignment 3: Literature Circle Discussion 3: Response and Reection Entrance Ticket 4: Plot Development - Action Guided Reading Assignment 4: Identify Key Events Literature Circle Assignment 4: Literature Circle Discussion 4: Response and Reection Entrance Ticket 5: Climax/Conict Resolution Guided Reading Assignment 5: Story Map Comparison Venn Diagram Comparison Sociogram Discussion Response Essay</p> <p>Comments</p> <p>Scoring Criteria4 (95%) Thoroughly completed assignment Used text to support answers Showed creativity in thoughts Participated and on-task 3 (85%) Completed assignment Some answers supported by text Showed some creativity in thoughts Participated and mostly on-task 2 (75%) Completed assignment Answers related to text Thoughts are literal and expected Participated , some off-task 1 (65%) Assignment attempted Answers slightly related to text Thoughts are literal and expected Participated , some off-task 0 (0-55%) Assignment incomplete Answers unrelated to text Thoughts are literal or unrelated Did not participate, offtask often</p> <p>Guided Reading Discussion 1Entrance TicketDirections: Answer the following questions. Your answers should include connections to the text, supported predictions, and thoughtful opinions. 1. Predict: What types of stories do most students enjoy?</p> <p>2. Read the back cover of The School Story. What problem do you think the characters will face?</p> <p>3. How does this book sound like the Andrew Clements book we read aloud, No Talking?</p> <p>Guided Reading NotesDirections: Use this space to take any notes that are given during the small group lesson. Predictions are important because...</p> <p>I PREDICT...Directions: Practice making predictions based on the text you read. Before the end of the book you need to have at least 6 predictions completed. page # I Predict... Because...</p> <p>Literature Circle Discussion 1Discussion ResponseDirections: Answer the following question(s) in complete sentences. Your response will be included in your grade.</p> <p>Describe Natalies and Zoes friendship. How do they treat each other? What makes them so close despite their differences? Support your answer with specic examples from the text._______________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________</p> <p>Discussion ReectionDirections: Grade yourself and your group on your participation in the group discussion. Please complete the comment/question portion thoughtfully.</p> <p>Self-EvaluationI was prepared for discussion by: Completing my reading assignment Completing my LCA sheet Bringing my book Bringing my packet and other materials I participated in discussion by: Listening carefully to what others said Building on what others said (connecting) Asking clarifying or thinking questions Encouraging others to contribute their ideas Using the text to support my opinions Staying focused Yes No Yes No</p> <p>My best comment or question today was: _____________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________ The most interesting thing someone else said was: (include speakers name) _____________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________</p> <p>Guided Reading Discussion 2Entrance TicketDirections: Answer the following questions. Your answers should include connections to the text, supported predictions, and thoughtful opinions. 1. How does Andrew Clements use humor to tell his story? Give one specic example from the text.</p> <p>2. From whose perspective is the story told? How do you know?</p> <p>3. Predict: Will Natalie nish her story and get it published? Who will be helpful in this process?</p> <p>Guided Reading NotesDirections: Use this space to take any notes that are given during the small group lesson. Point-of-View</p> <p>Point-of-ViewDirections:Different people often see things from different points of view. How might a story change when told from different perspectives? Choose an event from the story and re-tell the event from three different characters perspective. Label each pair of glasses below with a characters name. Inside each pair of glasses, briey retell what happened from each characters point-of-view.</p> <p>Literature Circle Discussion 2Discussion ResponseDirections: Answer the following question(s) in complete sentences. Your response will be included in your grade.</p> <p>How did Natalie and Zoe prepare to sell Natalies rst book? Is it reasonable for t wo sixth grade girls to do these things? Support your answer with examples from the text._______________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________</p> <p>Discussion ReectionDirections: Grade yourself and your group on your participation in the group discussion. Please complete the comment/question portion thoughtfully.</p> <p>Self-EvaluationI was prepared for discussion by: Completing my reading assignment Completing my LCA sheet Bringing my book Bringing my packet and other materials I participated in discussion by: Listening carefully to what others said Building on what others said (connecting) Asking clarifying or thinking questions Encouraging others to contribute their ideas Using the text to support my opinions Staying focused Yes No Yes No</p> <p>My best comment or question today was: _____________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________ The most interesting thing someone else said was: (include speakers name) _____________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________</p> <p>Guided Reading Discussion 3Entrance TicketDirections: Answer the following questions. Your answers should include connections to the text, supported predictions, and thoughtful opinions. 1. What is conict? What are some times in your life that you have been faced with conict?</p> <p>2. What is the major conict that Natalie is facing in this story?</p> <p>3. Predict: How will Natalie resolve the problem that she is facing?</p> <p>Guided Reading NotesDirections: Use this space to take any notes that are given during the small group lesson. Plot Development: Conict What are the four types of conict? Which type of conict is most prevalent in The School Story?</p> <p>What words and phrases does the author use to help you learn about the storys conict? '</p> <p>What events does the author use to help you learn more about the conict?</p> <p>Plot Development: ConictDirections: Authors use a variety of methods to make the plot and conict in their stories vivid and believable. Complete the chart using examples from the text that show how the author uses conict to develop the plot. Explain how each conict affects the plot?</p> <p>Page #</p> <p>Observation: What conict does the author describe?</p> <p>Draw a Conclusion: How does this conict affect the plot?</p> <p>Literature Circle Discussion 3Discussion ResponseDirections: Answer the following question(s) in complete sentences. Your response will be included in your grade.</p> <p>Why was it so important for Natalie to have Hannah as her editor? How did Zoe help Natalie accomplish this? How does this problem illustrate the strengths of both girls and their friendship. Support your answer._______________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________</p> <p>Discussion ReectionDirections: Grade yourself and your group on your participation in the group discussion. Please complete the comment/question portion thoughtfully.</p> <p>Self-EvaluationI was prepared for discussion by: Completing my reading assignment Completing my LCA sheet Bringing my book Bringing my packet and other materials I participated in discussion by: Listening carefully to what others said Building on what others said (connecting) Asking clarifying or thinking questions Encouraging others to contribute their ideas Using the text to support my opinions Staying focused Yes No Yes No</p> <p>My best comment or question today was: _____________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________ The most interesting thing someone else said was: (include speakers name) _____________________________________________________________ ________...</p>