Last Week! June 4 – 7

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Click HERE for the Unit 10: Digital Portfolio HyperDoc

Goals: Finish all elements of your digital writing portfolio. Polish, publish, and turn it in.

Announcements:

  • Book Talks: Last Chance!
  • iPad Return: 100% Thank you!
  • Digital Portfolio Project Due Wednesday, June 6
  • Last Day to Turn in Late Work: June 6–Request a Regrade or I’m Finished Form

 

MONDAY

Time: 11:15 -11:35: Digital Portfolios; 11:35-11:45 iPad Return; 11:45-12:10 Digital Portfolios; 12:10 Yearbook Distribution

#072 Digital Portfolio: Finish all Reflections

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#077 Exit Ticket in Google Classroom–What do you still need to complete on your portfolio? What questions do you have? What kind of support do you need?

 

TUESDAY

#072 Digital Portfolio: Dear Reader

dear reader

Optional Additions

Optional Additions

 

WEDNESDAY

#072 Digital Portfolio: Polish, Publish, and Turn in (in Google Classroom)

Read each other’s work and respond with positive feedback.

Publish Your Digital Portfolio

Open the #072 Publish Your Portfolio Doc in Google Classroom

 

THURSDAY

Community Circle and Goodbyes

June 1: Digital Portfolios: Student Choice!

Click HERE for the Unit 10: Digital Portfolio HyperDoc

Goals: Revise, edit, and reflect the student choice piece for your portfolio. Add it to your portfolio site.

Announcements:

  • Book Talks–Today
  • iPad return Monday
  • Digital Portfolio project due June 6
  • Last day to turn in late work June 6–I’m Finished or Request a Regrade forms

 

1) #077 Starter

Open #077 Starter on Google Classroom.  Read the directions carefully before you start.

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2) #072: Digital Portfolio–Revise & Edit Your Explanatory Writing.

Before you start, open the directions by click the image below or in Google Classroom: #072 Digital Portfolio

Digital Portfolio Screen Shot

Next , choose another writing sample to include in your portfolio. This may be a poem or something you wrote in weekly pages. You may also choose something you wrote in another class.

You can search by the word “argument” or follow this workflow: Google Drive > Classroom folder > English 7 folder > search for your writing

Follow the directions below to revise and edit your work:

Revise & Edit

Click HERE for how to change the sharing settings to “anyone with the link.”

 

3) Add the student choice writing Doc to Your Portfolio Site and Write Your Reflection

Click HERE for how to add a Doc to your site.

On the Narrative page for your site, write a reflection responding to the question below:

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Homework: Put your iPad, case, and keyboard in your backpack to bring for Monday, Finish revising and editing your student choice writing

Thursday, May 31: Revise & Reflect on Argument Writing

Click HERE for the Unit 10: Digital Portfolio HyperDoc

Goals: Revise, edit, and reflect on the argument piece you wrote this year. Add it to your portfolio site.

Announcements:

  • Book Talks–Tomorrow
  • iPad return June 4
  • Digital Portfolio project due June 6
  • Last day to turn in late work June 6–I’m Finished or Request a Regrade forms

 

1) #076 Starter

Open #076 Starter on Google Classroom.  Read the directions carefully before you start.

 

2) #072: Digital Portfolio–Revise & Edit Your Explanatory Writing.

Before you start, open the directions by click the image below or in Google Classroom: #072 Digital Portfolio

Digital Portfolio Screen Shot

Next , find your argument writing in Google Drive.

You can search by the word “argument” or follow this workflow: Google Drive > Classroom folder > English 7 folder > search for your argument essay

Follow the directions below to revise and edit your work:

Revise & Edit

Click HERE for how to change the sharing settings to “anyone with the link.”

 

3) Add the argument writing Doc to Your Portfolio Site and Write Your Reflection

Click HERE for how to add a Doc to your site.

On the Narrative page for your site, write a reflection responding to the question below:

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Homework: Charge iPad, Finish revising and editing your argument writing

Wednesday, May 30: Wake-Up Wednesday & Revise Explanatory Writing

Click HERE for the Unit 10: Digital Portfolio HyperDoc

Goals: Revise, edit, and reflect on the explanatory piece you wrote this year (e.g., Guide to Happiness). Add it to your portfolio.

Announcements:

  • Book Talks–Friday, June 1
  • iPad return June 4
  • Digital Portfolio project due June 6
  • Workshop Time Noise Level–Whisper. Do not let your words intrude on others’ thoughts.

 

1) #075 Starter

Open #075 Starter on Google Classroom.  Read the directions carefully before you start.

 

2) #072: Digital Portfolio–Revise & Edit Your Explanatory Writing.

Before you start, open the directions by click the image below or in Google Classroom: #072 Digital Portfolio

Digital Portfolio Screen Shot

Next , find your explanatory writing in Google Drive. For most students, this is the “Guide to Happiness” we wrote for Unit 3.

You can search by the word “Happiness” or follow this workflow: Google Drive > Classroom folder > English 7 folder

Follow the directions below to revise and edit your work:

Revise & Edit

Click HERE for how to change the sharing settings to “anyone with the link.”

 

3) Add the explanatory writing Doc to Your Portfolio Site and Write Your Reflection

Click HERE for how to add a Doc to your site.

On the Narrative page for your site, write a reflection responding to the question below:

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Homework: Charge iPad, Finish revising and editing your explanatory writing

Tuesday, March 13: Revising from Feedback

Click HERE for Unit 6: Take a Stand Site

Learning Targets: Read the teacher feedback about your written argument (in Google Classroom). Make changes to your draft and Request a Regrade. Read an article about Anne Frank in preparation for tomorrow’s assembly.

Announcements

  • Absent Yesterday? Check the blog, renew or Checkout Library Books, complete agenda
  • Make-Up: Monitor & Discuss Assessment
  • Regrade for Written Argument: Revise based on my feedback. Request a regrade (lower than 3).
  • Make-Up Speeches: Dominick, Noah, Jason
  • Book Talks Monday 3/19

 

1) Starter: Golden 10 (Revising Your Argument Draft from Feedback)

Complete today’s weekly work chart. Spend 10 minutes on late work or on To do when you are done.

Revising Meaning

Most students spend the Golden 10 revising the argument draft from my feedback. To see my comments, click on the assignment titled Argument Draft in Google Classroom.

Notice I have recorded STRENGTHS & STRETCHES. Strengths are what you did well. Stretches are things for you to improve in order to make your argument better.

 

After you read your feedback, please reply back with a question or comment.

 

After you revise your draft, complete the Request a Regrade form.

 

2) Newsela: “Anne Frank”

In preparation for tomorrow’s assembly, read the Newsela article assigned to you about Anne Frank. Click HERE for the article. Be sure to sign in with Google.

After you read, complete the writing activity and take the quiz.

 

3) Debrief & Exit Routine

 

Homework: Read, Charge Your iPad, Revise Your Argument Draft (Due Thursday), Finish Newsela: Anne Frank (Quiz and Write)

 

Tuesday, March 6: Revise Your Draft

Click HERE for Unit 6: Take a Stand Site

Learning Targets: Analyze your argument draft: How much evidence do you have? Do you have enough reasoning and elaboration? Have you minimized summary?

Announcements:

  • Absent Yesterday? Read yesterday’s blog, especially about how to write a counterargument
  • Argument YouTube “Think Alouds”→ Look on the Writing page of the Unit 6 website or on the Draft Your Argument assignment on G Classroom.
  • Book Talks This Week
  • QUIZ: ArgumentYour Highest Grade is in NEO
  • Make-Up: Monitor & Discuss Assessment

 

1) Starter: Golden 10

Complete today’s weekly work chart. Spend 10 minutes on late work or on To do when you are done.

 

2) Revise & Reflect (Assessment Grade)

Revising Meaning

Click HERE to go to the Revise page on the Unit 6 website.

Watch this video tutorial:

 

After you color-code your essay, complete the Reflecting & Relating form. Go to the Reflecting & Relating assignment in Google Classroom or click HERE. NOTE: This is an assessment grade.

 

3) Workshop Time

Catch Up on Unit 6: Take a Stand.

If you finish the Revise assignment, turn in your draft to Google Classroom.

 

4) Debrief & Exit Routine

 

Homework: Read, Charge Your iPad, Color-Code and Revise

 

Monday, November 27: Reading Workshop & Revise from Feedback

Open book and reading workshop text

Goals: Read. Participate in book talks. Respond to feedback on your instruction guide draft.

Announcements:

  • We start a new unit tomorrow: Unit 4 The Outsiders
  • On Finishing Unit 3 Explanatory Writing (Instruction Guide): Your completed draft was due Friday before break. Some students did not finish. This is now homework for you until you finish. After Wed. 11/29, late writing will earn partial credit.
  • Meet in the library tomorrow. Bring the book(s) you checked out last time to renew or turn in. Bring your ID for a faster checkout.

1) Read

2) Book Talks

As you listen, keep track of what you hear on your Next Reads list (in Notes). Sign up for a book talk (right sidebar).

Requirements for 60-Second Booktalk

3) Agenda

Copy this week’s assignments in your agenda. For the month view, click HERE.

Agenda Nov. 27

4) Revise from Feedback

  • Click HERE to go to the How to Be Happy When… assignment in Google Classroom.
  • Reread the steps on the Road Map. What do you still need to complete?
  • Find the feedback to your draft (in Google Classroom). Reply back to what I wrote: Say thank you and explain what you plan to revise or complete. If you have a question, write it here.
  • Open your own Instruction Guide (in Drive). If you want, open it in split screen so you can still see the feedback.
  • You have the rest of class to revise, polish, and publish the guide. If you already published on Friday, there is no need to share your link again. Your revisions will automatically appear.

5) Exit Ticket: Socrative

Homework: Read 30 minutes daily. Charge iPad. Revise, Proofread, & Publish Instruction Guide (DUE Wed.). Bring Book(s)/ID to Library Tomorrow.