Tuesday, May 29: Revise and Reflect

Click HERE for the Unit 10: Digital Portfolio HyperDoc

Goals: Revise, edit, and reflect on the narrative you wrote this fall. Add it to your portfolio.

Announcements:

  • Book Talks–Today or Friday, June 1
  • iPad return June 4
  • Digital Portfolio project due June 6

 

1) #074 Agenda

Click HERE to open the class assignment calendar. Copy this week’s assignments into your GVJH agenda. Press MARK AS DONE for assignment #069 in Google Classroom.

 

2) Book Talks

Either jot down ideas in your My Next Reads list or give your own book talk.

 

Requirements for 60-Second Booktalk

 

3) Revise & Edit Your Narrative

Find Your NarrativeRevise & Edit

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

 

4) Add the Narrative 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 Narrative

Thursday, May 24: Work Time or PAT

Goals: Analyze the craft of a speech. Evaluate responses (vote). Catch up on late work or enjoy preferred activity time.

Announcements:

  • Return Among the Hidden today. Take a photo of a page if you still need #066 Voice Actors Wanted!
  • All library books due May 25.
  • iPad return June 4–To purchase iPad go to bit.ly/sbTEPP
  • Digital Portfolio project due June 6
  • Book Talks Tomorrow

 

1) #071 Starter–Thoughtful Thursday

 

 

2) Work Time or PAT

 

Homework: Charge iPad, Bring all library books to turn in

Wednesday, May 23: Newsela Nonfiction Connections

Click HERE for theUnit 9: Among the Hidden website.

Goals: Read a nonfiction article, respond with three annotations, take a comprehension quiz, and write a paragraph identifying the main idea and supporting it with textual evidence.

Announcements:

  • All library books due May 25.
  • iPad return June 4
  • Digital Portfolio project due June 6

 

2) FINISH #068 Newsela Article: An 11-year-old gives an inspiring speech at March for Our Lives

Open the assignment in Google Classroom. You may change the Lexile level if it seems too hard or too easy.

  • Annotate the article: As you read, select three passages to highlight. For your response, choose a “Track Your Thinking” prompt from the Thought Log (Click HERE). Include the cognitive strategy abbreviation.
  • Write to the Newsela prompt. This is an assessment grade.
  • Take the Quiz.

FINISHED EARLY? Read another article from the Among the Hidden text set (click HERE). Complete the same 3 steps as you did for the assignment above. Annotate with “Track Your Thinking” prompts. Note the cognitive strategies used. Write. Take the quiz. When you finish complete the I’m Finished form (top menu).

 

Homework: Charge iPad, Finish #66 Voice Actors on Flipgrid, Finish #068 Newsela Article

Tuesday, May 22: Newsela Nonfiction Connections

Click HERE for theUnit 9: Among the Hidden website.

Goals: Read a nonfiction article, respond with three annotations, take a comprehension quiz, and write a paragraph identifying the main idea and supporting it with textual evidence.

Announcements:

  • All library books due May 25.
  • iPad return June 4
  • Digital Portfolio project due June 6

 

1) FINISH #066 Voice Actors Wanted! Assessment (DUE THURS 5/24)

Make your recording on Flipgrid. Download the Flipgrid app from self service. You will find the join code in Google Classroom Assignment #066.

 

VOICE ACTORS WANTED ASSESSMENT

VOICE ACTORS WANTED GRADING SCALE

 

2) START #068 Newsela Article: An 11-year-old gives an inspiring speech at March for Our Lives

Open the assignment in Google Classroom. You may change the Lexile level if it seems too hard or too easy.

  • Annotate the article: As you read, select three passages to highlight. For your response, choose a “Track Your Thinking” prompt from the Thought Log (Click HERE). Include the cognitive strategy abbreviation.
  • Write to the Newsela prompt. This is an assessment grade.
  • Take the Quiz.

FINISHED EARLY? Read another article from the Among the Hidden text set (click HERE). Complete the same 3 steps as you did for the assignment above. Annotate with “Track Your Thinking” prompts. Note the cognitive strategies used. Write. Take the quiz. When you finish complete the I’m Finished form (top menu).

 

Homework: Charge iPad, Finish Voice Actors Assessment (Due Thurs., May 24)

Monday, May 21: Quarter 4 Reading Ladder Reflection

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Click HERE for theUnit 9: Among the Hidden website.

Goals: Participate in book talks by jotting down next reads or giving a brief talk recommending your book.

Announcements:

  • Return Among the Hidden today. Take a photo of the page you want to read aloud.
  • All library books due May 25.
  • iPad return June 4
  • Digital Portfolio project due June 6

 

1) #069 Agenda

Click HERE to open the class assignment calendar. Copy this week’s assignments into your GVJH agenda. Press MARK AS DONE for assignment #069 in Google Classroom.

 

2) Book Talks

Either jot down ideas in your My Next Reads list or give your own book talk.

 

Requirements for 60-Second Booktalk

 

3) #070 Reading Ladder Reflection (Quarter 4)

Open your #BookLove Reading Log in Drive. Complete the reading ladder reflection for quarter 4.

Make sure to include a Potential Goal for Readers in the Set Goals section.

TEACHER EXAMPLE FROM QUARTER 3

 

4) Start #066 Voice Actors Wanted! Assessment (DUE THURS. 5/24)

Today your main priority is to choose the passage you want to read aloud. Take a photo with your iPad so you can practice reading it.

You will make your recording on Flipgrid. Download the Flipgrid app from self service. You will find the join code in Google Classroom Assignment #066.

 

VOICE ACTORS WANTED ASSESSMENT

VOICE ACTORS WANTED GRADING SCALE

 

5) Return Among the Hidden

Leave your book with me. I will take it to the library. Remember, you should have taken a photo of the part you want to read aloud.

 

Homework: Charge iPad, Finish Voice Actors Assessment (Due Thurs., May 24)

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