Zorba the Greek Daily Lesson Calendar

This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 153 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.

Lesson Calendar

Definitions

  • Review Chapter Abstracts: Chapter abstracts are synopses of each chapter that you can use to review the reading assignments with your students.
  • Daily Lessons: There are 30 daily lessons detailed in this lesson plan. Select a new daily lesson for each day.
  • Fun Activities: There are 19 fun activities in this lesson plan. They serve as a way for students to interact with the material in an enjoyable, educational way.
  • Read Aloud in Class: Ask students to take turns reading aloud from where they left off in their most recent reading assignment. Use the Oral Reading Evaluation Form in this lesson plan to evaluate their reading skills.
  • In-Class Handout: An in-class handout can be one of the quizzes/homework assignments, vocabulary games, worksheets, or an essay/writing assignment. It's something the students can complete and turn in during class, or begin in-class and take home to finish as a homework assignment.

One Week Lesson Calendar

Before the unit begins:

  • Homework Assignment: Read through Chapter 7
Day 1 - Introduce Unit Day 2 - Review Unit Day 3 - Quiz Day 4 - Review Unit Day 5 - Test

Review Chapter Abstracts up to Chapter 7

1 Lesson from Daily Lessons 1-15

1 Fun Activity from Fun Activities 1-10

Students Read Aloud in Class

Homework Assignment: Read through Chapter 13

Review Chapter Abstracts up to Chapter 13

1 Lesson from Daily Lessons 16-30

1 In-Class Handout

Homework Assignment: Read through Chapter 20 and choose a homework assignment from one of the Daily Lessons

Review Chapter Abstracts up to Chapter 20

Quiz

1 In-Class Handout

1 Fun Activity from Fun Activities 11-19

Homework Assignment: Read through Chapter 26 and assign an essay, due the week following the test

Review Chapter Abstracts up to Chapter 26

1 In-Class Handout

Homework Assignment: Study for the test

Test

Two Week Lesson Calendar

Before the unit begins:

  • Homework Assignment: Read through Chapter 3
Day 1 - Introduce Unit Day 2 - Review Unit Day 3 - Review Unit Day 4 - Review Unit Day 5 - Quiz

Review Chapter Abstracts up to Chapter 3

1 Lesson from Daily Lessons 1-4

Students Read Aloud in Class

Homework Assignment: Read through Chapter 6

Review Chapter Abstracts up to Chapter 6

1 Lesson from Daily Lessons 5-8

1 Fun Activity from Fun Activities 1-5

Homework Assignment: Read through Chapter 9

Review Chapter Abstracts up to Chapter 9

1 Lesson from Daily Lessons 9-12

1 In-Class Handout

Homework Assignment: Read through Chapter 12

Review Chapter Abstracts up to Chapter 12

1 Lesson from Daily Lessons 13-15

1 Fun Activity from Fun Activities 6-10

Review for the quiz

Homework Assignment: Read through Chapter 15 and study for the quiz

Review Chapter Abstracts up to Chapter 15

Quiz

Homework Assignment: Read through Chapter 18 and assign an essay, due the week following the final test

Day 6 - Review Unit Day 7 - Review Unit Day 8 - Review Unit Day 9 - Review Unit Day 10 - Final Test

Review Chapter Abstracts up to Chapter 18

1 Lesson from Daily Lessons 16-19

1 Fun Activity from Fun Activities 11-15

Homework Assignment: Read through Chapter 21 and choose a homework assignment from one of the Daily Lessons

Review Chapter Abstracts up to Chapter 21

1 Lesson from Daily Lessons 20-23

1 In-Class Handout

Students Read Aloud in Class

Homework Assignment: Read through Chapter 24 and choose a homework assignment from one of the Daily Lessons

Review Chapter Abstracts up to Chapter 24

1 Lesson from Daily Lessons 24-27

1 In-Class Handout

1 Fun Activity from Fun Activities 16-19

Homework Assignment: Read through Chapter 26

Review Chapter Abstracts up to Chapter 26

1 Lesson from Daily Lessons 28-30

1 In-Class Handout

Review for the test

Homework Assignment: Study for the test

Test

Four Week Lesson Calendar

Before the unit begins:

  • Homework Assignment: Read through Chapter 2
Day 1 - Introduce Unit Day 2 - Review Unit Day 3 - Review Unit Day 4 - Review Unit Day 5 - Quiz

Review Chapter Abstracts up to Chapter 2

Students Read Aloud in Class

Homework Assignment: Read through Chapter 3

Review Chapter Abstracts up to Chapter 3

1 Lesson from Daily Lessons 1-2

1 In-Class Handout

Homework Assignment: Read through Chapter 5 and choose a homework assignment from one of the Daily Lessons

Review Chapter Abstracts up to Chapter 5

Review Homework

1 Lesson from Daily Lessons 3-4

1 Fun Activity from Fun Activities 1-3

Homework Assignment: Read through Chapter 6 and choose a homework assignment from one of the Daily Lessons

Review Chapter Abstracts up to Chapter 6

Review Homework

1 Lesson from Daily Lessons 5-6

1 Fun Activity from Fun Activities 4-5

1 In-Class Handout

Homework Assignment: Read through Chapter 8

Review Chapter Abstracts up to Chapter 8

Quiz

1 Lesson from Daily Lessons 7-8

Students Read Aloud in Class

Homework Assignment: Read through Chapter 9 and choose a homework assignment from one of the Daily Lessons

Day 6 - Review Unit Day 7 - Review Unit Day 8 - Review Unit Day 9 - Review Unit Day 10 - Mid Unit Test

Review Chapter Abstracts up to Chapter 9

Review Homework

Daily Lesson 9

1 Fun Activity from Fun Activities 6-7

Homework Assignment: Read through Chapter 11 and choose a homework assignment from one of the Daily Lessons

Review Chapter Abstracts up to Chapter 11

Review Homework

1 Lesson from Daily Lessons 10-11

1 In-Class Handout

Students Read Aloud in Class

Homework Assignment: Read through Chapter 12 and choose a homework assignment from one of the Daily Lessons

Review Chapter Abstracts up to Chapter 11

Review Homework

1 Lesson from Daily Lessons 12-13

1 Fun Activity from Fun Activities 8-9

Homework Assignment: Read through Chapter 13 and choose a homework assignment from one of the Daily Lessons

Review Chapter Abstracts up to Chapter 13

Review Homework

1 Lesson from Daily Lessons 14-15

1 In-Class Handout

Review for the test

Homework Assignment: Read through Chapter 15 and study for the test

Review Chapter Abstracts up to Chapter 15

Test

Homework Assignment: Read through Chapter 16 and assign an essay, due the week following the final test

Day 11 - Review Unit Day 12 - Review Unit Day 13 - Review Unit Day 14 - Review Unit Day 15 - Quiz

Review Chapter Abstracts up to Chapter 16

Review the test

Daily Lesson 16

Students Read Aloud in Class

Homework Assignment: Read through Chapter 18

Review Chapter Abstracts up to Chapter 18

1 Lesson from Daily Lessons 17-18

1 Fun Activity from Fun Activities 10-11

Homework Assignment: Read through Chapter 18 and choose a homework assignment from one of the Daily Lessons

Review Chapter Abstracts up to Chapter 19

Review Homework

1 Lesson from Daily Lessons 19-20

1 In-Class Handout

Homework Assignment: Read through Chapter 21 and choose a homework assignment from one of the Daily Lessons

Review Chapter Abstracts up to Chapter 21

Review Homework

1 Lesson from Daily Lessons 21-22

1 Fun Activity from Fun Activities 12-13

Homework Assignment: Read through Chapter 22 and choose a homework assignment from one of the Daily Lessons

Review Chapter Abstracts up to Chapter 22

Quiz

Daily Lesson 23

Students Read Aloud in Class

1 Fun Activity from Fun Activities 14-15

Homework Assignment: Read through Chapter 24 and choose a homework assignment from one of the Daily Lessons

Day 16 - Review Unit Day 17 - Review Unit Day 18 - Review Unit Day 19 - Review Unit Day 20 - Final Test

Review Chapter Abstracts up to Chapter 24

Review Homework

1 Lesson from Daily Lessons 24-25

1 Fun Activity from Fun Activities 16-17

Homework Assignment: Read through Chapter 25 and choose a homework assignment from one of the Daily Lessons

Review Chapter Abstracts up to Chapter 26

Review Homework

1 Lesson from Daily Lessons 26-27

1 In-Class Handout

Students Read Aloud in Class

Homework Assignment: Read through Chapter 26 and choose a homework assignment from one of the Daily Lessons

Review Chapter Abstracts up to Chapter 26

Review Homework

1 Lesson from Daily Lessons 28-29

1 In-Class Handout

1 Fun Activity from Fun Activities 18-19

Daily Lesson 30

1 In-Class Handout

Homework Assignment: Study for the test

Test

Eight Week Lesson Calendar

Before the unit begins:

  • Homework Assignment: Read through Chapter 1
Day 1 - Introduce Unit Day 2 - Review Unit Day 3 - Review Unit Day 4 - Review Unit Day 5 - Quiz

Review Chapter Abstracts up to Chapter 1

Students Read Aloud in Class

Homework Assignment: Read through Chapter 2

Review Chapter Abstracts up to Chapter 2

Daily Lesson 1

1 In-Class Handout

Homework Assignment: Read through Chapter 3 and complete the Daily Lesson

Review Chapter Abstracts up to Chapter 3

Review Homework

Daily Lesson 2

Fun Activity 1

Homework Assignment: Complete the Daily Lesson

Review Homework

Daily Lesson 3

1 In-Class Handout

Homework Assignment: Read through Chapter 4

Review Chapter Abstracts up to Chapter 4

Quiz

Fun Activity 2

Students Read Aloud in Class

Homework Assignment: Read through Chapter 5

Day 6 - Review Unit Day 7 - Review Unit Day 8 - Quiz Day 9 - Review Unit Day 10 - Review Unit

Review Chapter Abstracts up to Chapter 5

Daily Lesson 4

Fun Activity 3

Homework Assignment: Read through Chapter 6 and complete the Daily Lesson

Review Chapter Abstracts up to Chapter 6

Review Homework

Daily Lesson 5

1 In-Class Handout

Students Read Aloud in Class

Homework Assignment: Complete the Daily Lesson

Quiz

Review Homework

Daily Lesson 6

Students Read Aloud in Class

Homework Assignment: Read through Chapter 7 and complete the Daily Lesson

Review Chapter Abstracts up to Chapter 7

Review Homework

Daily Lesson 7

Fun Activity 4

1 In-Class Handout

Homework Assignment: Read through Chapter 8

Review Chapter Abstracts up to Chapter 8

Fun Activity 5

1 In-Class Handout

Homework Assignment: Read through Chapter 9

Day 11 - Review Unit Day 12 - Quiz Day 13 - Review Unit Day 14 - Review Unit Day 15 - Quiz

Review Chapter Abstracts up to Chapter 9

Daily Lesson 8

Students Read Aloud in Class

Homework Assignment: Study for the quiz

Quiz

Daily Lesson 9

Fun Activity 6

Homework Assignment: Read through Chapter 10 and complete the Daily Lesson

Review Chapter Abstracts up to Chapter 10

Review Homework

Daily Lesson 10

1 In-Class Handout

Homework Assignment: Read through Chapter 11 and complete the Daily Lesson

Review Chapter Abstracts up to Chapter 11

Review Homework

Daily Lesson 11

Fun Activity 7

Homework Assignment: Read through Chapter 12 and complete the Daily Lesson

Review Chapter Abstracts up to Chapter 12

Quiz

Students Read Aloud in Class

Fun Activity 8

Homework Assignment: Complete the Daily Lesson

Day 16 - Review Unit Day 17 - Review Unit Day 18 - Review Unit Day 19 - Review Unit Day 20 - Mid Unit Test

Daily Lesson 12

Fun Activity 9

Homework Assignment: Read through Chapter 13 and complete the Daily Lesson

Review Chapter Abstracts up to Chapter 13

Review Homework

Daily Lesson 13

1 In-Class Handout

Students Read Aloud in Class

Homework Assignment: Read through Chapter 14

Review Chapter Abstracts up to Chapter 14

Review Homework

Daily Lesson 14

1 In-Class Handout

Fun Activity 10

Homework Assignment: Read through Chapter 15 and complete the Daily Lesson

Review Chapter Abstracts up to Chapter 15

Review Homework

1 In-Class Handout

Review for the test

Homework Assignment: Study for the test

Test

Homework Assignment: Assign an essay, due on day 38

Day 21 - Review Unit Day 22 - Review Unit Day 23 - Review Unit Day 24 - Review Unit Day 25 - Quiz

Daily Lesson 15

Review the test

Daily Lesson 16

1 In-Class Handout

Homework Assignment: Read through Chapter 16 and complete the Daily Lesson

Review Chapter Abstracts up to Chapter 16

Review Homework

Daily Lesson 17

Fun Activity 11

Homework Assignment: Read through Chapter 17 and complete the Daily Lesson

Review Chapter Abstracts up to Chapter 17

Review Homework

Fun Activity 12

Homework Assignment: Read through Chapter 18

Review Chapter Abstracts up to Chapter 18

Quiz

Daily Lesson 18

Fun Activity 13

Homework Assignment: Complete the Daily Lesson

Day 26 - Review Unit Day 27 - Review Unit Day 28 - Review Unit Day 29 - Review Unit Day 30 - Mid Unit Test

Review Homework

Daily Lesson 19

Homework Assignment: Read through Chapter 19 and complete the Daily Lesson

Review Chapter Abstracts up to Chapter 19

Review Homework

Daily Lesson 20

1 In-Class Handout

Students Read Aloud in Class

Homework Assignment: Read through Chapter 20 and complete the Daily Lesson

Review Chapter Abstracts up to Chapter 20

Review Homework

Daily Lesson 21

Fun Activity 14

Homework Assignment: Read through Chapter 21 and complete the Daily Lesson

Review Chapter Abstracts up to Chapter 21

Review Homework

Daily Lesson 22

1 In-Class Handout

Homework Assignment: Study for the quiz

Quiz

Fun Activity 15

Homework Assignment: Read through Chapter 22

Day 31 - Review Unit Day 32 - Review Unit Day 33 - Review Unit Day 34 - Review Unit Day 35 - Quiz

Review Chapter Abstracts up to Chapter 22

Daily Lesson 23

Students Read Aloud in Class

Homework Assignment: Read through Chapter 23

Review Chapter Abstracts up to Chapter 23

Daily Lesson 24

Fun Activity 16

Homework Assignment: Read through Chapter 24 and complete the Daily Lesson

Review Chapter Abstracts up to Chapter 24

Review Homework

Daily Lesson 25

1 In-Class Handout

Homework Assignment: Complete the Daily Lesson

Review Homework

Daily Lesson 26

Fun Activity 17

Homework Assignment: Read through Chapter 25

Review Chapter Abstracts up to Chapter 25

Quiz

Students Read Aloud in Class

Daily Lesson 27

Fun Activity 18

Homework Assignment: Read through Chapter 26 and complete the Daily Lesson

Day 36 - Review Unit Day 37 - Review Unit Day 38 - Review Unit Day 39 - Review Unit Day 40 - Final Test

Review Chapter Abstracts up to Chapter 26

Review Homework

Daily Lesson 28

Fun Activity 19

Homework Assignment: Complete the Daily Lesson

1 In-Class Handout

Homework Assignment: Finish the essay

Collect essay assignments

Daily Lesson 29

Homework Assignment: Complete the Daily Lesson

Review Homework

Daily Lesson 30

1 In-Class Handout

Review for the test

Test

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