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).

 

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4) #057 Philosophical Chairs

 

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

 

 

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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