Monday, May 14 and Tuesday, May 15: Nonfiction Connection to Among the Hidden

Click HERE for theUnit 9: Among the Hidden website.

Goals: Read and use cognitive strategies to annotate a nonfiction article. Summarize the central idea and support your response with two details from the article.

Announcements:

  • #064 Newsela Article: 3 Annotations, Quiz, Prompt and MARK AS DONE in Google Classroom.
  • 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. Use the cognitive strategies ASKING QUESTIONS and SUMMARIZING to respond to the Newsela article about China’s “one child” law.

If you need to read (or reread) the article, click HERE and log in with your school Google account.

 

2) #066 Agenda

Click HERE to open the class assignment calendar. Copy this week’s assignments into your GVJH agenda. Press MARK AS DONE for assignment #066 in Google Classroom.

 

3) Work Time: #064 Newsela “One Child” Article 

  • Click HERE to open the Newsela article and log in with your school Google Account.
  • Read and create 3track your thinking annotations. Highlight the text you want to respond to and choose a color. Write a response using the “” prompts or questions.
  • Write to the prompt.
  • Take the quiz.
  • Press MARK AS DONE for assignment #064 in Google Classroom.

 

4) Finished? PAT Time

 

Homework: Self-Selected Reading, Charge iPad, Late Newsela work?

Thursday, May 10: Read & Track Your Thinking

Click HERE for the Among the Hidden Unit 9 website.

Learning Targets: Track your thinking. Refer to the text. Elaborate on your responses.  Revise your work.

Announcements:

  • Book Talks Schedule
  • Check Gmail for Mini-Quiz 1 Score
  • Continue Independent Reading at Home
  • DUE TODAY: Thought Log May 3 – 9

 

1) #061 Starter—ATH Mini-Quiz

Open the starter in Google Classroom or click HERE. Use the “track your thinking” prompts to write an extended response to the given passage from Among the Hidden Chapter 17, page 79.

 

2) Read and #058 Thought Log

Continue reading Among the Hidden. Track your thinking as your read.

Take a few minutes to practice your reading fluency. See the graphic below for tips.

Voice Actors Wanted

After reading for 25 minutes, open #058 Thought Log in Google Classroom.

Write today’s Thought Log entry.

Work on elaborating your response. Say more than you normally would.  Spend two minutes revising what you wrote.

 

3) Debrief

 

Homework: Read, Charge Your iPad, Continue Reading Your Self-Selected Reading Book, Thought Log

 

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Wednesday, May 9: Wake-Up Wednesday & Read Among the Hidden

Click HERE for the Among the Hidden Unit 9 website.

Learning Targets: Form interpretations with “That Statements.” Refer to the text. Elaborate on your responses.  Revise your work.

Announcements:

  • Book Talks Schedule
  • Calendar Change: Mini-Quiz 2 Tomorrow
  • Continue Independent Reading at Home

 

1) #062 Wake-Up Wednesday on Socrative

Open Socrative and login to ENG7RM402. Watch the Wake-Up Wednesday video and write a response using the cognitive strategy ANALYZING AUTHOR’S CRAFT.

 

 

2) Read and #058 Thought Log

Continue reading Among the Hidden. Track your thinking as your read.

Take a few minutes to practice your reading fluency. See the graphic below for tips.

Voice Actors Wanted

After reading for 25 minutes, open #058 Thought Log in Google Classroom.

Write today’s Thought Log entry. Start with That Statements, which help you form interpretations about a specific passage in the book. Include the page number you are referring to.

 

Work on elaborating your response. Say more than you normally would.  Spend two minutes revising what you wrote.

 

3) Debrief

 

Homework: Read, Charge Your iPad, Continue Reading Your Self-Selected Reading Book, Thought Log Check Tomorrow (May 3 – May 9)

Tuesday, May 8: Form Interpretations with “That Statements”

Click HERE for the Among the Hidden Unit 9 website.

Learning Targets: Form interpretations with “That Statements.” Refer to the text. Elaborate on your responses.  Revise your work.

Announcements:

  • Book Talks Schedule
  • Mini-quiz 1 Today! 
  • Continue Independent Reading at Home

 

1) #061 Starter (Mini Quiz 1)

Go to Google Classroom to open today’s starter. You will be asked to respond to a specific passage from Among the Hidden. Use your book and the “track your thinking” sentence starters and questions to write at least a paragraph.

Read the grading scale below to see how your response will be scored.

 

2) Read and #058 Thought Log

Continue reading Among the Hidden. Track your thinking as your read.

Take a few minutes to practice your reading fluency. See the graphic below for tips.

Voice Actors Wanted

After reading for 25 minutes, open #058 Thought Log in Google Classroom.

Write today’s Thought Log entry. Start with That Statements, which help you form interpretations about a specific passage in the book. Include the page number you are referring to.

 

Work on elaborating your response. Say more than you normally would.  Spend two minutes revising what you wrote.

 

3) Debrief

 

Homework: Read, Charge Your iPad, Continue Reading Your Self-Selected Reading Book

Monday, May 7: Read and Track Your Thinking

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.  Revise your work.

Announcements:

  • Book Talks Schedule
  • Mini-quiz 1 Tomorrow!
  • Quarter 4 Reading Ladder Reflection May 21

 

1) #060 Agenda

Open assignment #060 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. When you finish, press MARK AS DONE.

 

2) Read and #058 Thought Log

Continue reading Among the Hidden (from Page 42). Track your thinking as your read.

Take a few minutes to practice your reading fluency. See the graphic below for tips.

Voice Actors Wanted

After reading for 25 minutes, open #058 Thought Log in Google Classroom.

Write today’s Thought Log entry.  Work on elaborating your response. Say more than you normally would.  Spend two minutes revising what you wrote.

 

3) Debrief

 

Homework: Read, Charge Your iPad, Continue Reading Your Self-Selected Reading Book

Thursday, May 3: Track Your Thinking

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Goals: Read and track your thinking. Write at least a paragraph in response to what we read. Practice reading aloud with feeling.

Announcements:

  • Renewed books?
  • Missing Work: #022 Visible Poem, 1 argument
  • Visible Poem Published!

 

1) #055 Starter

Open the #055 Starter in Google Classroom. When you finish, MARK AS DONE.

Summarizing

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2) Read from page 15 (~20 – 30 minutes)

 

3) Voice Actors Wanted

Choose a passage from what we read today. Find a section of the book with dialogue and interior monologue or description. Read with feeling several times—to yourself and to a partner. Take turns reading with your partner until both of you can read without mistakes.

Your goal is to increase your fluency by—

  • Reading at an appropriate pace and volume.
  • Pronouncing words correctly.
  • Pausing at punctuation.
  • Modulating, or changing, your voice to show emotion or to emphasize specific parts.

 

4) #058 Thought Log

Open your copy of  #058 Thought Log in Google Docs. Track your thinking from what we read today. Click HERE to see the “Track Your Thinking” prompts.

 

5) Debrief

 

HW: Read, Charge iPad, Complete ATH Thought Log