Thursday, October 26: Publish Your Narrative!

Minions and Publish

Goal: Complete a final proofread. Turn in your draft.

Announcements:

  • DUE TODAY: Revise and Publish (Steps 1 – 4)
  • Missing / Incomplete Work (Narratives, Flocabulary: Using Descriptive Language, Reading Log): Send a message via NEO or email or if the assignment has been graded, complete the  Request a Regrade form (upper right).
  • Absent Yesterday? Revise and Publish in 5 Steps
  • New Seats Today

Writing Workshop

1) Get Organized

  • Take out English folder with Revise and Publish in 5 StepsRevise & Publish in 5 Steps
  • Make sure Sensory Detail Words handout is secured in the brads. You will need this later.
  • Open your Narrative draft in Google Drive.

 

2) Final Proofread

Reread the directions for Revise and Publish Step 4. Complete one last final proofread before you publish this draft. It must be as error free as possible.

 

3) Publish Your Narrative to NEO & Write a 2-Sentence Reflection

Watch this video with the steps for turning in your narrative:

Before you press Save and Submit, write a two-sentence reflection with one strength and one “stretch”:

  • One thing I did well is…
  • I am still working on… / I am confused about…

 

4) PAT Time

PAT Time Choices

 

Homework: Read (Bring Book Tomorrow). Charge iPad. LATE: Narrative / Flocabulary

Friday, October 20: Reading Workshop & Read Narrative Feedback

Open book and reading workshop text

Goals: Read. Track reading progress. Read teacher feedback for narrative draft 1.

Announcements:

  • Raffle: End of period
  • PAT Time: Last 25 minutes if you have completed Draft Your Narrative and Reading Ladder Reflection
  • Absent this week? 1) Reading Ladder Reflection 2) Draft Your Narrative

Reading & Writing Workshop

1) Read (10 minutes). 

2) Update Reading Log.

Open your #BookLove Reading Log. Note the title, the page you are on today, and what is happening in that part. If you finished your book, note the total pages.

TEACHER EXAMPLE

 

Teacher example of reading log

 

3) Book Talk / My Next Reads List

Listen to a book talk. Add to your next reads list if that sounds good.

See how to give a book talk below:

Requirements for 60-Second Booktalk

4) Narrative Feedback

  • Open Google Classroom.
  • Click on Draft Your Narrative.
  • Read my feedback to you about your writing so far.  You will see something you did well and something to improve.
  • Open the rubric for small assignments. This is the scoring guide for first drafts.
  • We are writing draft 2 next week.

5) PAT Time

If you have not finished Draft Your Narrative or the Reading Ladder Reflection, complete those items first.

Homework: Read. Charge iPad. Late Work–> Draft your Narrative or Reading Ladder Reflection