Emergency Lesson Plans
Emergency Lesson Plans
Let’s write a children’s book about geometry.
1.Your task is to apply the vocabulary learned in geometry and create a children’s book to explain a geometric concept.Choose from the topics below.
2.The book is to be a picture book. Later, it will be adapted to a power point presentation.
3.The book is to be 10-20 pages. The pages include an illustration, as well as one to three sentences to explain your concept.
4.Be creative. Create a story plot with characters, a sequence of events, and a message to explain your geometric concept.
5.Rough copy is due on Wednesday. E-mail your typed copies to your teacher.
6.Good copy is due on Friday. E-mail your final proofread copy to your teacher.
7. FINAL BOOKLET WITH AN ATTACHED COVER WITH ILLULSTRATIONS IS DUE THE DAY YOU RETURN. EACH PAGE IS TO HAVE AN ORIGINAL , HAND-DRAWN COLORFUL ILLUSTRATION. IT IS TO BE THE STUDENT’S ORIGINAL WORK. NO GLITTER.
8.Include parts of a book, a glossary, creative illustrations, and proofread your work. Choose from the following topics: 1. Angles 2. Polygons 3 .Types of Quadirilaterals 4. Circles 5. Area/Perimeter 6. Symmetry
The following websites may be useful in deciding a topic, defining your terms, and for exploring the world of geometry.
http://www.teachers.ash.org.au/jeather/maths/dictionary.html http://www.scienceu.com/geometry/ http://library.thinkquest.org/2647/geometry/glossary.htm http://www.mathleague.com/help/geometry/basicterms.htm http://www.infomath.com/html/geometryglossary1.asp
Have fun while applying math to a story setting.
Continue reading 4 steps each day
Remember to write a response in your readers' response journal daily.
You may choose one of the following prompts.
1. Identify the theme or the main idea of what you have read.
Please provide two piece of evidence that supports your findings.
Remember to state the title of the book, the theme or main idea, two pieces of evience, and restate with an appropriate closing.
2. Identify the protagonist and the antagonist of the text.
Identify the characters. Provide some background such as the setting of the text, tell how the characters are different, how they are the same, and close with a conclusion.
3. Identify vocabulary that are Tier 2 nd Tier 3. Words that you think you may know what they mean and words they you do not know what they mean. Reserch the meaning and provide your own definitions
If you are not sure how to find books that are on your level, please refer to the following:
Below is a list of some of the popular series so you can go to the public library to find additional books.
Young Cam Jansen
Easy-to-Read Spooky Tales
High-Rise Private Eyes
Junie B. Jones
Pinky and Rex
Roscoe Riley Rules
The Stories Julian Tells
Magic Tree House
A to Z Mysteries
Claudia Cristina Cortez
My Weird School
Ruby and the Booker Boys
Online Booklist resources:
Below is a variety of online resources containing the most recent publications, and some additional features that will help you easily find books to purchase for your child at their reading level.
The Lexile Framework for Reading-Matching Readers with Text
Barnes and Noble-Lexile-Booklist Wizard
Barnes and Noble-Find books by Lexile Reading Level
Scholastic-Teacher Book Wizard
Find Just the Right Books
THIS HAS IT ALL!/ NWEA RIT RANGE mentioned, too
Understanding leveled reading:
Scholastic book wizard to find a book:
Browse Scholastic products by level:
School district site: Reading information for parents:
Sample school site:
SRI (Scholastic Reading Inventory)
Please see the following websites regarding American Reading Company and NWEA results:
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