Tuesday, May 22: Newsela Nonfiction Connections

Click HERE for theUnit 9: Among the Hidden website.

Goals: Read a nonfiction article, respond with three annotations, take a comprehension quiz, and write a paragraph identifying the main idea and supporting it with textual evidence.

Announcements:

  • All library books due May 25.
  • iPad return June 4
  • Digital Portfolio project due June 6

 

1) FINISH #066 Voice Actors Wanted! Assessment (DUE THURS 5/24)

Make your recording on Flipgrid. Download the Flipgrid app from self service. You will find the join code in Google Classroom Assignment #066.

 

VOICE ACTORS WANTED ASSESSMENT

VOICE ACTORS WANTED GRADING SCALE

 

2) START #068 Newsela Article: An 11-year-old gives an inspiring speech at March for Our Lives

Open the assignment in Google Classroom. You may change the Lexile level if it seems too hard or too easy.

  • Annotate the article: As you read, select three passages to highlight. For your response, choose a “Track Your Thinking” prompt from the Thought Log (Click HERE). Include the cognitive strategy abbreviation.
  • Write to the Newsela prompt. This is an assessment grade.
  • Take the Quiz.

FINISHED EARLY? Read another article from the Among the Hidden text set (click HERE). Complete the same 3 steps as you did for the assignment above. Annotate with “Track Your Thinking” prompts. Note the cognitive strategies used. Write. Take the quiz. When you finish complete the I’m Finished form (top menu).

 

Homework: Charge iPad, Finish Voice Actors Assessment (Due Thurs., May 24)

Monday, May 21: Quarter 4 Reading Ladder Reflection

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Click HERE for theUnit 9: Among the Hidden website.

Goals: Participate in book talks by jotting down next reads or giving a brief talk recommending your book.

Announcements:

  • Return Among the Hidden today. Take a photo of the page you want to read aloud.
  • All library books due May 25.
  • iPad return June 4
  • Digital Portfolio project due June 6

 

1) #069 Agenda

Click HERE to open the class assignment calendar. Copy this week’s assignments into your GVJH agenda. Press MARK AS DONE for assignment #069 in Google Classroom.

 

2) Book Talks

Either jot down ideas in your My Next Reads list or give your own book talk.

 

Requirements for 60-Second Booktalk

 

3) #070 Reading Ladder Reflection (Quarter 4)

Open your #BookLove Reading Log in Drive. Complete the reading ladder reflection for quarter 4.

Make sure to include a Potential Goal for Readers in the Set Goals section.

TEACHER EXAMPLE FROM QUARTER 3

 

4) Start #066 Voice Actors Wanted! Assessment (DUE THURS. 5/24)

Today your main priority is to choose the passage you want to read aloud. Take a photo with your iPad so you can practice reading it.

You will make your recording on Flipgrid. Download the Flipgrid app from self service. You will find the join code in Google Classroom Assignment #066.

 

VOICE ACTORS WANTED ASSESSMENT

VOICE ACTORS WANTED GRADING SCALE

 

5) Return Among the Hidden

Leave your book with me. I will take it to the library. Remember, you should have taken a photo of the part you want to read aloud.

 

Homework: Charge iPad, Finish Voice Actors Assessment (Due Thurs., May 24)

Friday, May 18: #BookLove and Revise Thought Log

Goals: Read. Track thinking. Elaborate. Revise.

Announcements:

  • Book Talks—Today, Monday, and Friday Sign-Ups
  • Continue reading your self-selected book—Monday, May 21 Reading Ladder Reflection
  • Download Flipgrid app from Self Service
  • Start Voice Actors Wanted! today and finish Monday

 

1) #067 #BookLove Reading Log 

Complete your #BookLove reading log in Google Drive.
When you finish, MARK AS DONE.

TEACHER EXAMPLE

 

2) Book Talks

If you are not giving a book talk, take notes on your Next Reads list.

 

4) Revise #058 Thought Log 

 

 

Homework: Read, Charge iPad, Finish #066 Voice Actors Wanted Assessment(Due Monday end of class)

Thursday, May 17: Finish Among the Hidden & Revise Thought Log

Click HERE for theUnit 9: Among the Hidden website.

Goals: Read. Track your thinking. Practice reading aloud with feeling. Make connections between the “hero’s journey” and your own life.

Announcements:

  • Tomorrow–> Voice Actors Wanted Assessment
  • May 21 Quarter 4 Reading Ladder Reflection
  • Book Talks Tomorrow 5-18 and Monday 5-21
  • Return Among the Hidden Tomorrow
  • ASB Election forms available in the front office or room 307–You may run for president, vice president, secretary, treasurer, or sergeant at arms.
  • iPad Return June 4 (in English class)–To purchase your iPad apply at bit.ly/sbTEPP

 

1) #065 Starter

Open #065 Starter in Google Classroom or click HERE.

 

3) Read Among the Hidden.

Stop at least two times to practice your voice acting. Remember, your assessment is Friday.

4)Revise #058 Thought Log 

After you revise, choose one entry to be evaluated for an assessment grade. Highlight that entry.

 

 

Homework: Read, Charge iPad, Practice for Voice Acting Assessment (Tomorrow). Return ATH Tomorrow.

 

Wednesday, May 16: Be the Hero of Your Own Life Story

Click HERE for theUnit 9: Among the Hidden website.

Goals: Read. Track your thinking. Practice reading aloud with feeling. Make connections between the “hero’s journey” and your own life.

Announcements:

  • Friday–> Voice Actors Wanted Assessment
  • May 21 Quarter 4 Reading Ladder Reflection
  • Book Talks Friday 5-18 and Monday 5-21

 

1) #065 Starter

Open #065 Starter in Google Classroom or click HERE.

 

3) Read Among the Hidden.

Stop at least two times to practice your voice acting. Remember, your assessment is Friday.

4) #058 Thought Log 

Open your Thought Log in Google Classroom. Complete today’s entry (5/16).

 

Homework: Read, Charge iPad, Complete Thought Log (Last One!)

 

Monday, May 14 and Tuesday, May 15: Nonfiction Connection to Among the Hidden

Click HERE for theUnit 9: Among the Hidden website.

Goals: Read and use cognitive strategies to annotate a nonfiction article. Summarize the central idea and support your response with two details from the article.

Announcements:

  • #064 Newsela Article: 3 Annotations, Quiz, Prompt and MARK AS DONE in Google Classroom.
  • May 21 Quarter 4 Reading Ladder Reflection
  • Book Talks Friday 5-18 and Monday 5-21

 

1) #065 Starter

Open #065 Starter in Google Classroom or click HERE. Use the cognitive strategies ASKING QUESTIONS and SUMMARIZING to respond to the Newsela article about China’s “one child” law.

If you need to read (or reread) the article, click HERE and log in with your school Google account.

 

2) #066 Agenda

Click HERE to open the class assignment calendar. Copy this week’s assignments into your GVJH agenda. Press MARK AS DONE for assignment #066 in Google Classroom.

 

3) Work Time: #064 Newsela “One Child” Article 

  • Click HERE to open the Newsela article and log in with your school Google Account.
  • Read and create 3track your thinking annotations. Highlight the text you want to respond to and choose a color. Write a response using the “” prompts or questions.
  • Write to the prompt.
  • Take the quiz.
  • Press MARK AS DONE for assignment #064 in Google Classroom.

 

4) Finished? PAT Time

 

Homework: Self-Selected Reading, Charge iPad, Late Newsela work?

Friday, May 11: #BookLove and Thought Log

Goals: Read. Track thinking. Elaborate. Revise.

Announcements:

  • Book Talks for next week
  • Continue reading your self-selected book–May 21 Reading Ladder Reflection
  • Sub Plan for Monday

 

1) #063 #BookLove Reading Log 

Complete your #BookLove reading log in Google Drive.
When you finish, MARK AS DONE.

TEACHER EXAMPLE

 

2) Book Talks

If you are not giving a book talk, take notes on your Next Reads list.

 

3) Read Among the Hidden.

 

4) #058 Thought Log 

Open your Thought Log in Google Classroom. Complete today’s entry (5/11).

 

Homework: Read, Charge iPad, Complete Thought Log