Sept. 16-22, 2022 Teacher Guide

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ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
READING Activity: WORD WEB

 Use attached word web and have students select their “target word” from any article. Target words should be a word they are unfamiliar with.

ESE/ESOL: Select a specific word for students to complete web.

PreK-2: Cut apart all the articles or pages. List sight words students are to search and highlight.

Vocabulary Standard: ELA.V.1.3: Apply knowledge of context clues, figurative language, word relationships, reference materials, and/or background knowledge to determine the connotative and denotative meaning of words and phrases, appropriate to grade level.

Note: September 24th is National Punctuation Day
MATH Activity: ORDERING NUMBERS FROM LEAST TO GREATEST

Students list the current hourly rates of both daily and long-term sub positions from the least to the greatest (Ex. $10.00 – $26.60)

ESE/ESOL: Rewrite and round dollar amounts to the nearest quarter or dollar.

Page/Article: Page A-4/ School Board approves pay increase for substitutes 

Standard: MA.NSO.1.3: Plot, order, and compare whole numbers up to 10,000

Note: September 25th is National Math Story Telling Day
SOCIAL STUDIES Activity: PAYING TRIBUTE

Review vocabulary:

  • Memorial: A statue or structure established to remind people of a person or event.
  • Tribute: An act, statement, or gift that is intended to show gratitude, respect, or admiration.

Read the article together with class. Have students write a paragraph how locals paid tribute to the 9/11 attacks.

ESE/ESOL: After reading the article, review and write main points from the article. Students will then use those main points to create a complete sentence in their own words. 

Page/Article: Front Page/ Remembering 9/11

Essential Question: What are ways people memorialized the 9/11 attacks?

Learning Goals: 

  • Students will be introduced to basic information about the 9/11 attacks.
  • Students will become familiar with the concepts of memorializing and paying tribute.
ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
READING Activity: WORD WEB

 Use attached word web and have students select their “target word” from any article. Target words should be a word they are unfamiliar with.

ESE/ESOL: Select a specific word for students to complete web.

PreK-2: Cut apart all the articles or pages. List sight words students are to search and highlight.

Vocabulary Standard: ELA.V.1.3: Apply knowledge of context clues, figurative language, word relationships, reference materials, and/or background knowledge to determine the connotative and denotative meaning of words and phrases, appropriate to grade level.

Note: September 24th is National Punctuation Day
MATH Activity: ORDERING NUMBERS FROM LEAST TO GREATEST

Students list the current hourly rates of both daily and long-term sub positions from the least to the greatest (Ex. $10.00 – $26.60)

ESE/ESOL: Rewrite and round dollar amounts to the nearest quarter or dollar.

Page/Article: Page A-4/ School Board approves pay increase for substitutes 

Standard: MA.NSO.1.3: Plot, order, and compare whole numbers up to 10,000

Note: September 25th is National Math Story Telling Day
SOCIAL STUDIES Activity: PAYING TRIBUTE

Review vocabulary:

  • Memorial: A statue or structure established to remind people of a person or event.
  • Tribute: An act, statement, or gift that is intended to show gratitude, respect, or admiration.

Read the article together with class. Have students write a paragraph how locals paid tribute to the 9/11 attacks.

ESE/ESOL: After reading the article, review and write main points from the article. Students will then use those main points to create a complete sentence in their own words. 

Page/Article: Front Page/ Remembering 9/11

Essential Question: What are ways people memorialized the 9/11 attacks?

Learning Goals: 

  • Students will be introduced to basic information about the 9/11 attacks.
  • Students will become familiar with the concepts of memorializing and paying tribute.
Note: Constitution Day is September 17, 2022

 

MIDDLE SCHOOL
READING Activity: WORD WEB

 Use attached word web and have students select their “target word” from any article. Target words should be a word they are unfamiliar with.

ESE/ESOL: Select a specific word for students to complete web.

Vocabulary Standard: ELA.V.1.3: Apply knowledge of context clues, figurative language, word relationships, reference materials, and/or background knowledge to determine the connotative and denotative meaning of words and phrases, appropriate to grade level.

Note: September 24th is National Punctuation Day
MATH Activity: MEAN, MEDIAN, MODE, & RANGE

Students find the median (average), median (middle number), mode (shows up the most), and range (smallest # – greatest #) of both daily and long-term sub position.

ESE/ESOL: Pull small groups to guide through process.

Page/Article: Page A-4/ School Board approves pay increase for substitutes 

Standard: MA.DP.1.2: Given a numerical data set within a real-world context, find and interpret mean, median, mode, and range.

Note: September 25th is National Math Story Telling Day
SOCIAL STUDIES Activity: MOVING FORWARD AFTER TRAGEDY

Review vocabulary:

  • Memorial: A statue or structure established to remind people of a person or event.
  • Tribute: An act, statement, or gift that is intended to show gratitude, respect, or admiration.

Read the article together with class. Have students write a paragraph how locals paid tribute to the 9/11 attacks.

ESE/ESOL: After reading the article, review and write main points from the article. Students will then use those main points to create a complete sentence in their own words. 

Page/Article: Front Page/ Remembering 9/11

Essential Question: How do communities move forward after a tragic event?

Learning Goals: 

  • Students will consider how and why a society moves forward after a tragic event.

Note: Constitution Day is September 17, 2022

HIGH SCHOOL

 

READING Activity: WORD WEB

Use attached word web and have students select their “target word” from any article. Target words should be a word they are unfamiliar with.

ESE/ESOL: Select a specific word for students to complete web.

Vocabulary Standard: ELA.V.1.3: Apply knowledge of context clues, figurative language, word relationships, reference materials, and/or background knowledge to determine the connotative and denotative meaning of words and phrases, appropriate to grade level.

Note: September 24th is National Punctuation Day
MATH Activity: CREATING A BUDGET

There are 103 teacher openings and 85% of those positions are filled with long-term substitutes. Create a range (smallest to largest amount) that the budget might be if all 103 positions had long-term subs. What is the cost range for 85% of those long-term subs? Determine the range using both the current pay rate and the proposed pay rate.

ESE/ESOL: Provide students one or two specific pay rates to simplify. Review how to find 85% of 103 teacher openings. May also need to review how to multiply with decimals.

 

Page/Article: Page A-4/ School Board approves pay increase for substitutes 

Standard: MA.K12.MTR.7.1: Apply mathematics to real-world contexts; connect mathematical concepts to everyday experiences; use models and methods to understand, represent, and solve problems.

Note: September 25th is National Math Story Telling Day
SOCIAL STUDIES Activity: TARGETING AMERICAN SYMBOLS

Review vocabulary:

  • World Trade Center/Twin Towers: A central facility for businesses and government agencies involved in international trade. A distinctive feature of the New York City skyline, they were the tallest buildings at the time of their completion in 1973.
  • Pentagon: The headquarters building of the U.S. Department of Defense.
  • U.S. Capitol: The meeting place of the United States Congress and the seat of the legislative branch of the U.S. federal government.

Review vocabulary and have students write a brief essay on why terrorists chose these three locations as their target. 

ESE/ESOL: Review the vocabulary in simplistic terms and rewrite, if necessary. Discuss in a small group and list possible reasons these sites were targeted. Have the information visibly accessible to help students write essay in their own words.

Page/Article: Front Page/ Remembering 9/11

Essential Question: Why were the World Trade Center, Pentagon, and U.S. Capitol targeted on 9/11?

Learning Goals:

  • Students will consider the symbolic value of each attack site and why each one was targeted.
Note: Constitution Day is September 17, 2022