Wednesday 9/6/17 – Language Arts
Good Morning, Class!
Per. 2 (8:15-9:29)
Please take out:
- agenda, if name is on the board
- independent reading book
- in-class reading log
- Things I Want to Read list
Reading Minute: Rules by Cynthia Lord
StudySync: Skill – Annotation
Learning Target: Students will be able to define annotation and practice using concrete strategies for making annotations.
- Concept Video & Definition
- Have you used annotation in the past? If so, what types of annotations do you make? Why?
- Why might it be important to think about our reactions to what we’re reading?
- What excites you or seems helpful about the annotation skill?
- Identification and Application
- Think Aloud – Highlight:
- Key points
- Ask questions
- Where you see the model applying the steps we looked at above
- What’s the first step the reader takes to make an annotation?
- Why does the reader highlight a detail from the second paragraph to make an annotation that tracks the development of the narrator’s feelings about birthdays?
- Why might it be important to track a character, idea or an event in a story using annotations?
- Why is it useful to note personal or historical connections while reading a new text?
Complete the Your Turn Assessment by writing one of the categories: track, ask questions or respond in the right column.
What is C.A.R.E.?
What do you know about Hurricane Harvey? How could we demonstrate C.A.R.E. in this instance?
Create a Poster illustrating one of the four traits in C.A.R.E.
- Read 20+ pages and log in agenda:
- p. ____ to p. ____
- Big Thing that Happened (1-2 sentences: Who? What? When? Where?)
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