THEME: American Voices
“America is not something if it consists of each of us. It is something only if it consists of all of us .” Woodrow Wilson President of the USA
Quote:Even a mistake turns out to be the one thing necessary to a worthwhile goal” Henry ford
RIF: Reference and research / Point of view
Word of the Week: indomitable
Essential question: How can one person make a difference when encountering a social challenge?
Objectives: 1.Work collaboratively.
2. Understand and appreciate non-fiction
3.Understand an author’s use of biography
4. Prepare visuals to use in a presentation
5. Use biography as a springboard for creative writing.
6. Practice speaking and listening skills.
Monday _
Warm up : Poem of the week “Smart” by Shel Silverstein Class work: MDL. Page 766-767 Thinking Through Literature. Answer all questions in complete sentences.
Tuesday:
Warm up: POW
Class work: Creation of map for Route map presentation ( Harriet Tubman …. Underground Railroad).
Wednesday:
Warm up: Poem of the Week (POW)
Classwork: Speaking and listening route map activity/ Creative writing on Tubman’s Journey.

Home work : work on map
Thursday:
Warm up: POW
Classwork: Helping verbs Prentice Hall Writing and Grammar page 21- 22
Home work: None
Friday :
Warm Up: Padeia
Classwork: Oral presentation of route Map project

History teaches everything, even the future.” Alphonse de Lamartine.