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Ms. Tanaka Dixon

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Published on 1/12/2018

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Calendar for the Week of January 8-12

Published on 12/27/2017

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

8

 

Student Holiday & Teacher Staff Development Day

 

9 Deep Practice: Focusing on Nonfiction Text Features “African Instrument Glossary”- Read Passage Only

TEKS: 6.1, 6.2, 6.4, 6.5 6.8A, F19

 

Review of Elements of Poetry and analyzing a poem.

 

“Analyzing “Introduction to Poetry” by Billy Collins

 

Introduce the Nonfiction Cereal Box Project

10Deep Practice: Focusing on Nonfiction Text Features “African Instrument Glossary – Question 1 and 2

TEKS: 6.1, 6.2, 6.4, 6.5 6.8A, F19

Lesson: (POETRY)

“Analysis of Baseball” and “Alone in the Nets” focusing on the structure of a poem and strategy of reading a poem aloud. (Literature Book p.584 – 589)

 

DG – Analysis of Baseball and Alone in the Nets Comprehension Check

11 Deep Practice: Focusing on Nonfiction Text Features “African Instrument Glossary”- Question 3

 

TEKS: 6.1, 6.2, 6.4, 6.5 6.8A, F19

Lesson: (POETRY)

“Sea Fever” and “Village Blacksmith” focusing on rhyme. (Literature Bookp.592 – 597)

 

 

 

 

12 Deep Practice: Focusing on Nonfiction Text Features “African Instrument Glossary”- Question 4 and Review

 

TEKS: 6.1, 6.2, 6.4, 6.5 6.8A, F19

Lesson: (POETRY)

“Fall” and “Change” focusing on sensory language and understanding refrain. (Literature Bookp.600 – 604)

 

 

DG – Fall and Change Comprehension Check

Calendar for the Week of January 8-12

Published on 12/27/2017

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

8

 

Student Holiday & Teacher Staff Development Day

 

9 Deep Practice: Focusing on Nonfiction Text Features “African Instrument Glossary”- Read Passage Only

TEKS: 6.1, 6.2, 6.4, 6.5 6.8A, F19

 

Review of Elements of Poetry and analyzing a poem.

 

“Analyzing “Introduction to Poetry” by Billy Collins

 

Introduce the Nonfiction Cereal Box Project

10Deep Practice: Focusing on Nonfiction Text Features “African Instrument Glossary – Question 1 and 2

TEKS: 6.1, 6.2, 6.4, 6.5 6.8A, F19

Lesson: (POETRY)

“Analysis of Baseball” and “Alone in the Nets” focusing on the structure of a poem and strategy of reading a poem aloud. (Literature Book p.584 – 589)

 

DG – Analysis of Baseball and Alone in the Nets Comprehension Check

11 Deep Practice: Focusing on Nonfiction Text Features “African Instrument Glossary”- Question 3

 

TEKS: 6.1, 6.2, 6.4, 6.5 6.8A, F19

Lesson: (POETRY)

“Sea Fever” and “Village Blacksmith” focusing on rhyme. (Literature Bookp.592 – 597)

 

 

 

 

12 Deep Practice: Focusing on Nonfiction Text Features “African Instrument Glossary”- Question 4 and Review

 

TEKS: 6.1, 6.2, 6.4, 6.5 6.8A, F19

Lesson: (POETRY)

“Fall” and “Change” focusing on sensory language and understanding refrain. (Literature Bookp.600 – 604)

 

 

DG – Fall and Change Comprehension Check

Calendar for the Week of December 18-22

Published on 12/13/2017

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

18

Academic -Final Draft of the Expository Explosion

 

PAP/GT-Poetry Stations

19

Academic - Final Draft of the Expository Explosion

 

PAP/GT – Poetry Stations

 

Academic - Final Day to Turn in Expository Explosion In Class Project

 

PAP/GT –Final Day to Turn in Informational Magazine Project

 

 

20

1st and 7th Period Semester Exam

 

2nd and 5th Period Review

21

2nd, 4th, and 5th Period Semester Exam

 

3rd and 6th Period Review

 

 

22

3rd and 6th Period Semester Exam

Calendar for the Week of December 11 - 15

Published on 12/8/2017

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

11 Deep Practice: Focusing on Author’s Purpose “Don’t Cut the Arts”- Read Passage Only

TEKS: 6.10A, 6.10C, 6.10D, F19

EXPOSITORY EXPLOSION focusing on Text Structure of the article!

 

 

12 Deep Practice: “Don’t Cut the Arts”- Question 1

TEKS: 6.4, 6.8A, F19

 

 

EXPOSITORY EXPLOSION focusing on the Text Features and Summary

 

13Deep Practice: “Don’t Cut the Arts”- Question 2

TEKS: 6.4, 6.8A, F19

DEAR

Bring a Snack and your Favorite Book to Read!

 

Summarize what you read!

DG - Summary

 

 

14 Deep Practice: “Don’t Cut the Arts”- Question 3

TEKS: 6.4, 6.8A, F19

 

EXPOSITORY EXPLOSION focusing on What Did I Learn? What Do I Still Want to Know?

 

DG – Composition Notebook Check

 

 

 

 

15Deep Practice: “Don’t Cut the Arts”- Question 4

TEKS: 6.4, 6.8A, F19

 

EXPOSITORY EXPLOSION focusing on What Did I Infer?

 

MG - EXPOSITORY EXPLOSION PRESENTATIONS DUE TODAY OR MONDAY DEC 18TH OR TUES DEC 19TH!

 

Teacher Profile

Ms. Tanaka Dixon
English Teacher Middle

My name is Tanaka Dixon, and I am CHARGED UP and ready to begin my 19th year of teaching. I am elated to be teaching at Dean Leaman Junior High School in my hometown of Fulshear, Texas. I am a product of Lamar CISD and a graduate of Houston Baptist University (Go Huskies!). As a dedicated natural born teacher, I strive to make a positive impact on my students. My desire is to build lifelong learners that will ultimately acquire the love for LEARNING and READING! I believe that all students can learn, and if my students don't learn the way I teach, then I must teach the way they learn! Life is precious, and I enjoy every moment to the fullest by living, loving, and laughing. Every day is a new gift! My life is centered around my family, faith, fun, and of course teaching! I look forward to have an amazing CHARGED UP - CHARGER YEAR!

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