Thursday, January 18: Reading Ladder Reflection Quarter 2

Bookshelf with ReadGoals: Track your reading progress so far this quarter. Write specific goals for next quarter.

Announcements:

  • Are you reading at home 30 minutes daily?
  • Bring book tomorrow for reading time.
  • 1 student missing STAR assessment.

1) Reading Ladder Reflection

  • Open your #BookLove Reading Log in Drive.
  • Scroll to the Reading Ladder Reflection for Quarter 2
  • For Challenge Yourself, list only books you finished.
  • For Find Your Reading Rate, use all the pages you read, even if you did not finish the book.
  • In the set goals section, make sure you answer all questions, and include 2 or 3 Potential Goals for Readers (click the link to open).

TEACHER EXAMPLE

(Click HERE to open in a new window.)

Reading Ladder Reflection

Click HERE to see Ms. McMillan’s actual Reading Ladder Reflection from this quarter. Scroll past quarter 1.

2) What to Do When You Are Done (See the right sidebar for ideas.)

If you have not complete The Outsiders Final Assessment and Reflection, please complete that first.

3) Continue Viewing The Outsiders

Homework: Finish Reading Ladder Qtr. 2, Read, Bring Book Tomorrow

Friday, January 12: Reflect & Relate

Outsiders Website: bit.ly/staygoldGV 

Goals: Reflect on what you learned from The Outsiders unit. 

Announcements:

  • Absent Yesterday? Complete starter and all Outsiders activities. You will be called to the library to make up the STAR test.
  • I still need 5 parent signatures in order for us to watch The Outsiders.
  • Make sure you have turned in your 15 Close Reading Responses to Google Classroom.
  • Meet in the library Tuesday. Bring your Outsiders book to turn in. If you have any other library books, bring those to renew or turn in.
  • Book Talks resume next Friday. Use the form to sign up (right sidebar).
  • Coming Up! Reading Ladder Reflection 1/17

1) Reading Workshop / Reading Log

Take out your book and read silently.

Complete your #BookLove Reading Log for this week. Book Talks resume next Friday. Please sign up on the form (right sidebar).

TEACHER EXAMPLE

 

2) Reading and Writing Workshop

  1. Finish reading The Outsiders and finish 15 Close Reading Responses. Click HERE to open the assignment in Google Classroom. Note that this assignment is now late, so you will earn partial credit.
  2. Outsiders Final: Click HERE to open the Final Assessment and Reflection form in Google Classroom.
  3. Done?
    1. Make sure you have completed all No Red Ink and Newsela assignments
    2. Choose a Bonus Points activity from The Outsiders site. There is one in the Research tab and one in the Nonfiction tab:  bit.ly/staygoldGV 
    3. See the options in What to Do When Are Done (right sidebar).

3) Exit Routine

Before you leave, complete the routine outlined below:

Thursday, October 19: Reading Ladder Reflection

Bookshelf with ReadGoals: Track your reading progress so far this quarter. Write specific goals for next quarter.

Announcements:

  • Narratives Due YesterdayIf you are not done, you need to complete yours as soon as possible for partial credit.
  • PAT Time Tomorrow: Thank you for your respectful behavior with the substitute on Tuesday and with our career day speakers.

Reading Workshop

1) Reading Ladder Reflection

  • Open your #BookLove Reading Log in Drive.
  • Scroll to the Reading Ladder Reflection for Quarter 1
  • For Challenge Yourself, list only books you finished.
  • For Find Your Reading Rate, use all the pages you read, even if you did not finish the book.
  • In the set goals section, make sure you answer all questions, and include 2 or 3 Goals for Potential Readers (click the link to open).

TEACHER EXAMPLE

(Click HERE to open in a new window.)

Reading Ladder Reflection

2) Finish Drafting Your Narrative (if you are not done).

  • Open Draft Your Narrative in Google Drive.
  • Use your Storyboard to give you ideas.
  • You must have a beginning, middle, and end.
  • The length requirement is 350 – 550 words.

3) What to Do When You Are Done (See the right sidebar for ideas.)

Homework: Read. Charge your iPad. Finish Your Reading Ladder Reflection. Finish Narrative Draft (Late). Bring Your Book Tomorrow!