Thursday, May 17: Finish Among the Hidden & Revise Thought Log

Click HERE for theUnit 9: Among the Hidden website.

Goals: Read. Track your thinking. Practice reading aloud with feeling. Make connections between the “hero’s journey” and your own life.

Announcements:

  • Tomorrow–> Voice Actors Wanted Assessment
  • May 21 Quarter 4 Reading Ladder Reflection
  • Book Talks Tomorrow 5-18 and Monday 5-21
  • Return Among the Hidden Tomorrow
  • ASB Election forms available in the front office or room 307–You may run for president, vice president, secretary, treasurer, or sergeant at arms.
  • iPad Return June 4 (in English class)–To purchase your iPad apply at bit.ly/sbTEPP

 

1) #065 Starter

Open #065 Starter in Google Classroom or click HERE.

 

3) Read Among the Hidden.

Stop at least two times to practice your voice acting. Remember, your assessment is Friday.

4)Revise #058 Thought Log 

After you revise, choose one entry to be evaluated for an assessment grade. Highlight that entry.

 

 

Homework: Read, Charge iPad, Practice for Voice Acting Assessment (Tomorrow). Return ATH Tomorrow.

 

Wednesday, May 16: Be the Hero of Your Own Life Story

Click HERE for theUnit 9: Among the Hidden website.

Goals: Read. Track your thinking. Practice reading aloud with feeling. Make connections between the “hero’s journey” and your own life.

Announcements:

  • Friday–> Voice Actors Wanted Assessment
  • May 21 Quarter 4 Reading Ladder Reflection
  • Book Talks Friday 5-18 and Monday 5-21

 

1) #065 Starter

Open #065 Starter in Google Classroom or click HERE.

 

3) Read Among the Hidden.

Stop at least two times to practice your voice acting. Remember, your assessment is Friday.

4) #058 Thought Log 

Open your Thought Log in Google Classroom. Complete today’s entry (5/16).

 

Homework: Read, Charge iPad, Complete Thought Log (Last One!)

 

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