Friday, April 20: Read & Community Circle

Goals: Read. Track your progress. Participate in Book Talks and a Community Circle. Use appropriate discussion techniques as you speak and listen.

Announcements:

  • Block Schedule: Periods 1, 3, 5 on Monday and Tuesday; Periods 2, 4, 6 on Wednesday and Friday.
  • Performance Task Test Wednesday and Friday

 

Agenda:

1. Read, #050 #Book Love Reading Log, & Book Talks

Read for 15 minutes.

Complete your #050 #BookLove Reading Log. MARK AS DONE in Google Classroom.

TEACHER EXAMPLE

Participate in book talks by giving a talk or by jotting ideas on your My Next Reads list.

2. #051 #FantasticFriday Motivational Video

Watch the video. Respond by Analyzing Craft on Socrative.com. Open the assignment in Google Classroom.  MARK AS DONE.

#051 #Fantastic Friday.jpg

3. Community Circle

Participate in a community circle. Click HERE to see the slides we use to start the conversation.

 

Homework: Read, Charge iPad

Friday, April 13: #BookLove & PAT Time

Goals: Read. Track your progress. Participate in Book Talks.

Announcements:

  • Late Work: #044 Weekly Pages 14 (Request a Regrade) &  #043 Commonlit.org (Request a Regrade)
  • STAR Test on Monday
  • Quarter 4 Book Talks–>#048 in Google Classroom.
  • #YouCanLearnAnything Starter–>Click HERE to some 4.o responses.

Agenda:

1. Read, #049 #Book Love Reading Log, & Book Talks

Read for 15 minutes.

Complete your #049 #BookLove Reading Log. MARK AS DONE in Google Classroom.

TEACHER EXAMPLE

 

Participate in book talks by giving a talk or by jotting ideas on your My Next Reads list.

See the graphics below for how to give a book talk and for how you will earn points.

 

 

2. PAT

If you completed the activities for #043 CommonLit.org–Watch Out: Cell Phones Can Be Addictive, you have earned a PAT (Preferred Activity Time). Thank you for your respectful behavior with the substitute.

NOTE: Some students still need to complete #044 Weekly Pages 14 about the same article. I recommend you complete that assignment before you start your PAT.

 

Homework: Read, Charge iPad, SBAC Testing Begins Monday (Go to Sleep Early & Eat Breakfast)

Friday, April 6: #BookLove & Community Circle

Goals: Read. Track your progress. Participate in Book Talks and a Community Circle. Use appropriate discussion techniques as you speak and listen.

Announcement:

  • LATE Work: #037 Weekly Pages 13 (Request a Regrade) &  #039 #ReadingWithoutWalls Challenge (MARK AS DONE)
  • STAR Test on Monday
  • Practice SBAC Performance Task Wednesday

Agenda:

1. Read, #040 #Book Love Reading Log, & Book Talks

Read for 15 minutes.

Complete your #040 #BookLove Reading Log. MARK AS DONE in Google Classroom.

TEACHER EXAMPLE

Participate in book talks by giving a talk or by jotting ideas on your My Next Reads list.

 

2. Community Circle

Participate in a community circle. Click HERE to see the slides we use to start the conversation.

 

3. #041 Exit Ticket (Socrative / ENG7 RM 402)

EVALUATING: What do you think about your #ReadingWithoutWalls book so far? Explain.

 

Homework: Read, Charge iPad, Bring Book Tomorrow

Thursday, April 5, 2018: #ReadingWithoutWalls Challenge

Goals: Identify a book that will be “reading without walls” for you. Post the title, author, and reason it is “reading without walls” to a Google Classroom discussion.

Announcement:

  • Sign up for 4th Quarter Book Talks
  • Due Today: Weekly Pages 13 (top of English Journal Doc)

Agenda:

1. #034 Starter

Open the starter in Google Classroom. Read the directions and answer today’s question. Be sure to press See previous responses to read what your classmates wrote.

2. #039 #ReadingWithoutWalls Challenge!

Read the handout (see below) about the Reading Without Walls Challenge. After you search the online catalog and choose your book, post to the #039 #ReadingWithoutWalls assignment in Google Classroom.

For the national program, click HERE.

 

Homework: Read, Charge iPad, Bring Book Tomorrow

Wednesday, April 4: SBAC Interim and Testing Observations

Goals: Practice using the SBAC testing format and tools. Work with a partner to take notes on questions, cognitive strategies used, and tips for test takers.

Agenda:

#038 SBAC Interim and Testing Observations:

After you log in, work with your elbow partner on the practice test.

Read each test question with your partner. Together, agree upon the answer. After you complete each question, one person writes a cognitive strategy you used, a question you have, or a tip you might give to test takers. Take turns writing. You only need to write one note per test question.

When you finish, turn in the paper to me. MARK AS DONE in Google Classroom.

 

Homework: Read 30 minutes, charge iPad, Weekly Pages 13 (Due Thursday)