June 1: Digital Portfolios: Student Choice!

Click HERE for the Unit 10: Digital Portfolio HyperDoc

Goals: Revise, edit, and reflect the student choice piece for your portfolio. Add it to your portfolio site.

Announcements:

  • Book Talks–Today
  • iPad return Monday
  • Digital Portfolio project due June 6
  • Last day to turn in late work June 6–I’m Finished or Request a Regrade forms

 

1) #077 Starter

Open #077 Starter on Google Classroom.  Read the directions carefully before you start.

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2) #072: Digital Portfolio–Revise & Edit Your Explanatory Writing.

Before you start, open the directions by click the image below or in Google Classroom: #072 Digital Portfolio

Digital Portfolio Screen Shot

Next , choose another writing sample to include in your portfolio. This may be a poem or something you wrote in weekly pages. You may also choose something you wrote in another class.

You can search by the word “argument” or follow this workflow: Google Drive > Classroom folder > English 7 folder > search for your writing

Follow the directions below to revise and edit your work:

Revise & Edit

Click HERE for how to change the sharing settings to “anyone with the link.”

 

3) Add the student choice writing Doc to Your Portfolio Site and Write Your Reflection

Click HERE for how to add a Doc to your site.

On the Narrative page for your site, write a reflection responding to the question below:

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Homework: Put your iPad, case, and keyboard in your backpack to bring for Monday, Finish revising and editing your student choice writing

Thursday, May 31: Revise & Reflect on Argument Writing

Click HERE for the Unit 10: Digital Portfolio HyperDoc

Goals: Revise, edit, and reflect on the argument piece you wrote this year. Add it to your portfolio site.

Announcements:

  • Book Talks–Tomorrow
  • iPad return June 4
  • Digital Portfolio project due June 6
  • Last day to turn in late work June 6–I’m Finished or Request a Regrade forms

 

1) #076 Starter

Open #076 Starter on Google Classroom.  Read the directions carefully before you start.

 

2) #072: Digital Portfolio–Revise & Edit Your Explanatory Writing.

Before you start, open the directions by click the image below or in Google Classroom: #072 Digital Portfolio

Digital Portfolio Screen Shot

Next , find your argument writing in Google Drive.

You can search by the word “argument” or follow this workflow: Google Drive > Classroom folder > English 7 folder > search for your argument essay

Follow the directions below to revise and edit your work:

Revise & Edit

Click HERE for how to change the sharing settings to “anyone with the link.”

 

3) Add the argument writing Doc to Your Portfolio Site and Write Your Reflection

Click HERE for how to add a Doc to your site.

On the Narrative page for your site, write a reflection responding to the question below:

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Homework: Charge iPad, Finish revising and editing your argument writing

Wednesday, May 30: Wake-Up Wednesday & Revise Explanatory Writing

Click HERE for the Unit 10: Digital Portfolio HyperDoc

Goals: Revise, edit, and reflect on the explanatory piece you wrote this year (e.g., Guide to Happiness). Add it to your portfolio.

Announcements:

  • Book Talks–Friday, June 1
  • iPad return June 4
  • Digital Portfolio project due June 6
  • Workshop Time Noise Level–Whisper. Do not let your words intrude on others’ thoughts.

 

1) #075 Starter

Open #075 Starter on Google Classroom.  Read the directions carefully before you start.

 

2) #072: Digital Portfolio–Revise & Edit Your Explanatory Writing.

Before you start, open the directions by click the image below or in Google Classroom: #072 Digital Portfolio

Digital Portfolio Screen Shot

Next , find your explanatory writing in Google Drive. For most students, this is the “Guide to Happiness” we wrote for Unit 3.

You can search by the word “Happiness” or follow this workflow: Google Drive > Classroom folder > English 7 folder

Follow the directions below to revise and edit your work:

Revise & Edit

Click HERE for how to change the sharing settings to “anyone with the link.”

 

3) Add the explanatory writing Doc to Your Portfolio Site and Write Your Reflection

Click HERE for how to add a Doc to your site.

On the Narrative page for your site, write a reflection responding to the question below:

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Homework: Charge iPad, Finish revising and editing your explanatory writing

Tuesday, May 29: Revise and Reflect

Click HERE for the Unit 10: Digital Portfolio HyperDoc

Goals: Revise, edit, and reflect on the narrative you wrote this fall. Add it to your portfolio.

Announcements:

  • Book Talks–Today or Friday, June 1
  • iPad return June 4
  • Digital Portfolio project due June 6

 

1) #074 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) Revise & Edit Your Narrative

Find Your NarrativeRevise & Edit

Click HERE for how to change the sharing settings to “anyone with the link.”

 

4) Add the Narrative Doc to Your Portfolio Site and Write Your Reflection

Click HERE for how to add a Doc to your site.

On the Narrative page for your site, write a reflection responding to the question below:

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Homework: Charge iPad, Finish Revising and Editing Your Narrative

Friday, May 25: Intro to Digital Portfolios

Goals: Reflect on your writing from the year. Participate in book talks by jotting notes or giving your talk. Study mentor texts for digital portfolios. Return library books.

Announcements:

  • All library books due today
  • iPad return June 4–To purchase iPad go to bit.ly/sbTEPP
  • Digital Portfolio project due June 6

 

1) #073 Starter–May 25

 

2) Book Talks

If you are not giving a book talk, open Notes to My Next Reads.

 

60-Second Book Talk

 

3) #072 Digital Portfolio

Student the examples attached to assignment #072 in Google Classroom.

Read the directions for the assignment.

Start building your site.

 

4) Return books to the library.

 

Homework: Charge iPad, Bring all library books to turn in

Thursday, May 24: Work Time or PAT

Goals: Analyze the craft of a speech. Evaluate responses (vote). Catch up on late work or enjoy preferred activity time.

Announcements:

  • Return Among the Hidden today. Take a photo of a page if you still need #066 Voice Actors Wanted!
  • All library books due May 25.
  • iPad return June 4–To purchase iPad go to bit.ly/sbTEPP
  • Digital Portfolio project due June 6
  • Book Talks Tomorrow

 

1) #071 Starter–Thoughtful Thursday

 

 

2) Work Time or PAT

 

Homework: Charge iPad, Bring all library books to turn in

Wednesday, May 23: 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

 

2) FINISH #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 #66 Voice Actors on Flipgrid, Finish #068 Newsela Article