Wednesday, May 9: Wake-Up Wednesday & Read Among the Hidden

Click HERE for the Among the Hidden Unit 9 website.

Learning Targets: Form interpretations with “That Statements.” Refer to the text. Elaborate on your responses.  Revise your work.

Announcements:

  • Book Talks Schedule
  • Calendar Change: Mini-Quiz 2 Tomorrow
  • Continue Independent Reading at Home

 

1) #062 Wake-Up Wednesday on Socrative

Open Socrative and login to ENG7RM402. Watch the Wake-Up Wednesday video and write a response using the cognitive strategy ANALYZING AUTHOR’S CRAFT.

 

 

2) Read and #058 Thought Log

Continue reading Among the Hidden. Track your thinking as your read.

Take a few minutes to practice your reading fluency. See the graphic below for tips.

Voice Actors Wanted

After reading for 25 minutes, open #058 Thought Log in Google Classroom.

Write today’s Thought Log entry. Start with That Statements, which help you form interpretations about a specific passage in the book. Include the page number you are referring to.

 

Work on elaborating your response. Say more than you normally would.  Spend two minutes revising what you wrote.

 

3) Debrief

 

Homework: Read, Charge Your iPad, Continue Reading Your Self-Selected Reading Book, Thought Log Check Tomorrow (May 3 – May 9)

Tuesday, May 8: Form Interpretations with “That Statements”

Click HERE for the Among the Hidden Unit 9 website.

Learning Targets: Form interpretations with “That Statements.” Refer to the text. Elaborate on your responses.  Revise your work.

Announcements:

  • Book Talks Schedule
  • Mini-quiz 1 Today! 
  • Continue Independent Reading at Home

 

1) #061 Starter (Mini Quiz 1)

Go to Google Classroom to open today’s starter. You will be asked to respond to a specific passage from Among the Hidden. Use your book and the “track your thinking” sentence starters and questions to write at least a paragraph.

Read the grading scale below to see how your response will be scored.

 

2) Read and #058 Thought Log

Continue reading Among the Hidden. Track your thinking as your read.

Take a few minutes to practice your reading fluency. See the graphic below for tips.

Voice Actors Wanted

After reading for 25 minutes, open #058 Thought Log in Google Classroom.

Write today’s Thought Log entry. Start with That Statements, which help you form interpretations about a specific passage in the book. Include the page number you are referring to.

 

Work on elaborating your response. Say more than you normally would.  Spend two minutes revising what you wrote.

 

3) Debrief

 

Homework: Read, Charge Your iPad, Continue Reading Your Self-Selected Reading Book

Monday, May 7: Read and Track Your Thinking

Click HERE for the Among the Hidden Unit 9 website.

Learning Targets: Track your thinking with cognitive strategies. Refer to the text. Elaborate on your responses.  Revise your work.

Announcements:

  • Book Talks Schedule
  • Mini-quiz 1 Tomorrow!
  • Quarter 4 Reading Ladder Reflection May 21

 

1) #060 Agenda

Open assignment #060 in Google Classroom and find the Unit Calendar (or click HERE). Copy this week’s assignments in your agenda. For the full month view and active links, click Assignment Calendar in the right sidebar. When you finish, press MARK AS DONE.

 

2) Read and #058 Thought Log

Continue reading Among the Hidden (from Page 42). Track your thinking as your read.

Take a few minutes to practice your reading fluency. See the graphic below for tips.

Voice Actors Wanted

After reading for 25 minutes, open #058 Thought Log in Google Classroom.

Write today’s Thought Log entry.  Work on elaborating your response. Say more than you normally would.  Spend two minutes revising what you wrote.

 

3) Debrief

 

Homework: Read, Charge Your iPad, Continue Reading Your Self-Selected Reading Book

Friday, May 4: Philosophical Chairs

This class period is 108 minutes (testing block).

Goals: Read. Track progress. Revise. Discuss controversial topics. Reflect and relate.

Announcements:

  • Book Talks for next week
  • Continue reading your self-selected book

 

1) #059 #BookLove Reading Log 

TEACHER EXAMPLE

 

2) Read Among the Hidden from page 27.

 

3) #058 Thought Log 

Open your Thought Log in Google Classroom. Complete today’s entry (5/4).

 

BREAK

 

4) #057 Philosophical Chairs

 

After the discussion, write a reflection. Follow the directions below.

 

 

BREAK

 

5) Voice Actors Wanted!

 

Homework: Read, Charge iPad, Complete Thought Log

Wednesday, May 2: Start Reading Among the Hidden

THIS CLASS IS 108 MINUTES (BLOCK SCHEDULE)

Click HERE for the Among the Hidden Unit 9 website.

Learning Targets: Track your thinking with cognitive strategies. Refer to the text. Elaborate on your responses. Take a stand on several controversial issues. Articulate your point of view. Keep an open mind. Reflect on your own learning. Revise your work.

Announcements:

  • Check NEO for missing work: #053 #BookLove Reading Log, #022 Visible Poem
  • Schedule Book Talks
  • iPad Reminders
  • Quarter 4 Reading Ladder Reflection May 21
  • Today’s bell schedule
  • Thank You Gift from Mr. Ortega

 

1) #054  Agenda

Open assignment #054 in Google Classroom and find the Unit Calendar (or click HERE). Copy this week’s assignments in your agenda. For the full month view and active links, click Assignment Calendar in the right sidebar.

 

2) #055 STARTER: Wake-Up Wednesday Video

Open the #055 Starter in Google Classroom. Read the directions. Click HERE to see the Thought Log.

Press MARK AS DONE when you are finished.

 

3) Check Out Among the Hidden from the Library.

 

4) #056 Among the Hidden Unit Website

Click HERE to go to the website or type bit.ly/ATHUnit9 into your browser.

Explore by clicking on all tabs. Skim the various assignments.

What questions might a student have about this unit?

 

5) Read and #058 Thought Log

Open your copy of #058 Thought Log in Google Classroom. Read the directions carefully.  You will type on this log daily as we read.

Start reading Among the Hidden.  Remember, that you will be tracking your thinking when we finish. As you read today, visualize the characters and setting. Make predictions about what will happen next.

After reading for 30 to 40 minutes, write your first Thought Log entry. Work on elaborating your response. Say more than you normally would. Be sure to spend a couple of minutes revising what you wrote.

 

Homework: Read, Charge Your iPad, Continue Reading Your Self-Selected Reading Book