Thursday, January 11: Monitor Your Reading Progress (STAR Test)

Outsiders Website: 

Goals: Monitor your reading progress with the STAR test.


  • Absent yesterday? Make sure you turn in close reading responses to Google Classroom and your movie permission to the completed work box. You should also be almost done reading the nonfiction on Newsela and completing the No Red Ink practice activities.
  • Studying the Outsiders: Please turn in your 15 close reading responses to Google Classroom. Make sure you respond to my private comment with “Thank you” or another comment / question.
  • Movie: We will only watch the movie if people are done reading the bookOtherwise, I will reschedule it to a later date.

1) Starter

Click HERE to open the starter in Google Classroom.

THURSDAY (ASKING QUESTIONS): Now that the class has finished reading the novel The Outsiders, what unanswered questions do you have?

2) STAR Test

Go to and click the Students tab. Select STAR Test Student Login. Wait for me to give you directions about logging in and taking the test.

3) Workshop

Read the following checklist for today’s workshop priorities. Whatever you do not finish is homework.


4) Exit Routine & Homework

Before you leave, complete the routine outlined below:


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