Friday, March 23: Polish for Publication

Click HERE for Unit 7: Poetry Workshop HyperDoc

Learning Targets: Read. Update your reading log (track your progress). Polish your poem for publication.

Announcements:

  • Absent Yesterday? Read the blog. Reading Ladder Reflection and MARK AS DONE
  • April SBAC Testing & practice
  • Keep on Reading!

 

1) Read and Update #BookLove Reading Log

Read for 15 minutes and update this week’s reading log. Click

EXAMPLE for 3/23

 

Proofread your #029 Quarter 3 Reading Ladder Reflection. Be sure to include at least one of the Potential Goals for Readers.  Make sure you MARK AS DONE in Google Classroom.

TEACHER EXAMPLE

EXAMPLE QTR 3 Reading Ladder Reflection

 

Participate in Book Talks. If you are listening, write books titles on your My Next Reads list in Notes.

Requirements for 60-Second Booktalk

 

2) Minilesson: Polish Your Poem

ANALYZING CRAFT: Study the my example for the #VisiblePoem publication. What do you notice?

Use the example (or mentor text) to proofread and polish your own poem.

 

3) Workshop Time

Here are your priorities for today’s workshop time. Please MARK AS DONE in Google Classroom as you finish each one.

 

Homework: Read, Charge iPad

Thursday, March 21: Reading Ladder Reflection for Quarter 3

Click HERE for Unit 7: Poetry Workshop HyperDoc

Learning Targets: Track your reading progress for third quarter. List books from easiest to most challenging. Set specific goals for next quarter.

Announcements:

  • Absent Yesterday? Read the blog. Publish one poem
  • Due Today #026 Weekly Pages 12: Google Classroom > #026 > MARK AS DONE
  • Friday 3/23 Book Talks

 

1) Starter: Golden 10 

Open Google Classroom and assignment #024 Golden 10: Weekly Work Chart.

Read the directions.

Spend 10 minutes on late work or “To do if I have time…”

 

2) # 029 Quarter 3 Reading Ladder Reflection

Open #029 Reading Ladder Reflection Quarter 3  in Google Classroom. Read the instructions.

Choose one goal from the Potential Goals for Readers. This goal must be in your reflection.

Read my example below as a mentor text.

 

3) #022 Poetry Workshop HyperDoc: Publish

Open #022 Poetry Workshop in Google Classroom.

Open the link to the Poetry Workshop HyperDoc.

Scroll to Publish and read the directions. Watch the video tutorials (on the #VisiblePoem Slide Deck) to get started.

 

 

3) Debrief & Exit Routine

Open the #03assignment in Google Classroom. Answer the questions below:

Socrative / ENG7RM402

MONITORING: How many books did you finish this quarter? How many books have you finished this year?

 

Homework: Read, Charge Your iPad, Read, Charge iPad, #029 Reading Ladder Qtr. 3, #022 Publish Free Verse Poem

 

Wednesday, March 21: Publish Your #VisiblePoem

Click HERE for Unit 7: Poetry Workshop HyperDoc

Learning Targets: Publish one of your free verse poems. Include an original or “free to use” image to help readers visualize.

Announcements: 

  • Absent Yesterday? Read the blog. Create Free Verse Poems for Weekly Pages 12.
  • Quarter 3 Reading Ladder Reflection: Tomorrow
  • New Personal Learning Routine: All assignments are in G Classroom. Start in G Classroom every day. Read the directions. Press MARK AS DONE or Turn In for everything.
  • Friday 3/23 Book Talks

 

1)#024 Starter: Golden 10 

Open Google Classroom and assignment #024 Golden 10: Weekly Work Chart.

Read the directions.

Spend 10 minutes on late work or “To do if I have time…”

 

2) #028 Wake-Up Wednesday Video

Open the Google Classroom assignment #028 Wake-Up Wednesday to type your response to the Favorite Poem Project Video: “Caminante, no hay camino.”

WUW 3:21

 

3) #022 Poetry Workshop HyperDoc: Publish

Open #022 Poetry Workshop in Google Classroom.

Open the link to the Poetry Workshop HyperDoc.

Scroll to Publish and read the directions. Watch the video tutorials (on the #VisiblePoem Slide Deck) to get started.

The YouTube Playlist below contains 3 videos about how to make your #VisiblePoem:

 

4) #030 Debrief & Exit Routine

 

Homework: Read, Charge iPad, Weekly Pages 12, Books I Finished

Tuesday, March 20: Create a Free Verse Poem

Click HERE for Unit 7: Poetry Workshop HyperDoc

Learning Targets: Write at least two free verse poems. Use sensory details, similes, and metaphors.

Announcements:

  • Absent Yesterday: Check the blog. Read. Complete your GV agenda. Complete Flocabulary: What Is Poetry?
  • Finish Argument Draft (Late)
  • Make-Up: Monitor & Discuss Assessment
  • Flocabulary Poetry Quiz: Restudy and request a regrade (below 80% or below 3 on NEO).
  • Quarter 3 Reading Ladder Reflection: Thursday–Complete Books I Finished column

 

1) Starter: Golden 10 

Open Google Classroom and assignment #024 Golden 10: Weekly Work Chart.

Read the directions.

Spend 10 minutes on late work or “To do if I have time…”

 

 

2) Poetry Workshop HyperDoc: Create Free Verse Poems

Open #022 Poetry Workshop in Google Classroom.

Open the link to the Poetry Workshop HyperDoc.

Scroll to Create Free Verse Poems.

Watch the YouTube tutorial for How to Write a Free Verse Poem.

Write your own poem in your English Journal. Title the entry Weekly Pages 12: Free Verse Poetry.

When you finish, start the next style of Free Verse Poem on the HyperDoc. You need to finish at least two types.

 

3) Debrief & Exit Routine

Analyzing Craft

Open the #027 Exit Ticket assignment in Google Classroom. Answer the question below:

ANALYZING CRAFT: Find the simile in the following lines. What is being compared?

“I wandered lonely as a cloud
That floats on high o’er vales and hills..”
– from “The Daffodils” by William Wordsworth

 

Homework: Read, Charge Your iPad, Weekly Pages 12: Free Verse Poetry

 

Monday, March 19: Rhyme and Show What You Know

Click HERE for Unit 7: Poetry Workshop HyperDoc

Learning Targets: Read. Participate in book talks. Write a rhyming poem showing your understanding of poetry terms. If you are done, enjoy preferred activity time.

Announcements:

  • Absent Last Week: Check the blog, Complete #BookLove Reading Log, Complete Flocabulary: What Is Poetry?
  • Finish Argument Draft (Late)
  • Make-Up Speeches
  • Make-Up: Monitor & Discuss Assessment
  • Flocabulary Poetry Quiz: Restudy and request a regrade (below 80% or below 3 on NEO).
  • Quarter 3 Reading Ladder Reflection: Thursday–Complete Books I Finished column

 

1) Read

 

2) Agenda

Copy this week’s assignments in your agenda. For the full month view and active links, click Assignment Calendar in the right sidebar.

 

3) Flocabulary: What Is Poetry? OR PAT

Click HERE to go to the Poetry Workshop HyperDoc.

Finish the following parts: Connect, Learn, and Create Rhyming Poem.

When you create your rhyming poem on Flocabulary, be sure to use at least 4 or 5 poetic terms. Show you understand the meaning of the words.

NOTE: If you earned below 80% on the Flocabulary: What Is Poetry Quiz (or below a 3 on NEO), study again and request a retake.

If you are finished with all parts, enjoy your PAT.

 

 

4) Exit & Debrief

What is your progress on the book you are reading?

To answer the question, to Google Classroom and open #025 Exit Ticket.

 

Homework: Read, Charge Your iPad, Finish Flocabulary: What Is Poetry?

Friday, March 16: Write Your Own Rhyme

Click HERE for Unit 7: Poetry Workshop HyperDoc

Learning Targets: Read. Update your reading log (track your progress). Show what you know about poetic terms on a quiz and in a rhyme.

Announcements:

  • Absent Yesterday? Check the blog and complete the Flocabulary What Is Poetry? VOCAB and READ & RESPOND
  • Book Talks Monday 3/19

 

1) Read and Update #BookLove Reading Log

EXAMPLE for 3/16

 

2) Flocabulary: What Is Poetry? QUIZ and CREATE

  • Study your VOCAB flash cards to prepare for the quiz. It will count as an assessment grade. When you are ready, press QUIZ to take the quiz.
  • CREATE your own rhyme using the poetic terms. Watch the How-to video in Flocabulary before you start. Your rhyme must show you understand the meanings of the poetic terms. Press Save when you are done.
  • If you finish early, revise your argument draft  and complete the Request a Regrade form (see tabs above) or go to noredink.com and work your assignments.

NOTE: If you earn lower than 70% on the Flocabulary QUIZ, please study your flash cards and Request a Regrade.

Homework: Read, Charge iPad, Flocabulary: What Is Poetry? (QUIZ & CREATE)

Thursday, March 15: Alliteration, Onomatopoeia, Similes, and More!

Click HERE for Unit 6: Take a Stand Site

Click HERE for Unit 7: Poetry Workshop HyperDoc

Learning Targets: Analyze the author’s craft with an animated poem. Learn and practicing using poetic terms.

Announcements:

  • Absent Yesterday? Check the blog and start the What Is Poetry? Flocabulary lesson.
  • Make-Up: Monitor & Discuss Assessment
  • Regrade for Written Argument (Due Today): Revise based on my feedback. Request a regrade (lower than 3).
  • Book Talks Monday 3/19

 

1) Starter: Golden 10 (Revising Your Argument Draft from Feedback)

Complete today’s weekly work chart. Spend 10 minutes on late work or on To do when you are done.

 

2) Flocabulary: What Is Poetry? VOCAB and READ & RESPOND

  • Complete the VOCAB flash cards. Include illustrations.
  • Next, complete the READ & RESPOND section.
  • Study your VOCAB flash cards to prepare for the quiz. You can take that today or tomorrow. It will count as an assessment grade.
  • If you finish early, revise your argument draft  and complete the Request a Regrade form (see tabs above) or go to noredink.com and work your assignments.

 

Homework: Read, Charge iPad, Flocabulary: What Is Poetry? (VOCAB, READ & RESPOND), study VOCAB flash cards