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

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