September 8 2017

Friday 9/8/17 – Language Arts

Good Morning, Class!

Please take out:

  • Things I Want to Read list
  • agenda, open to this week’s reading
  • independent reading book
  • Reading Survey (if not turned in Fri.)
  • in-class Reading Log

Per. 1 (8:15-9:09)

Reading Minute: Things Not Seen by Andrew Clements

Learning Target copy


Learning Target: Students will be able to share the book they are reading with a small group.

How to Give a Book Talk

Purpose: to share our reading experiences with each other so we can find books we might want to read in the future


  • The title of my book is  ____________
  • The author of the book is ______________
  • The main character(s) is/are ___________
  • The story takes place in (setting) __________
  • The main problem is _______________
  • A couple of important things that happened in the story as the problem is worked out are ________________________
  • What I like about this story is ______________________


Agenda check/Continue videoing One-Sentence Project presentations

Per. 2 (9:12-10:00)

Review Context Clues – Your Turn

Reading Comprehension

Learning Target copy


Learning Target: Students will be able to learn about and practice using reading comprehension strategies to understand a text.

StudySync: Skill – Reading Comprehension

  • Read and Discuss (prior knowledge)
  • Define
  • Read and Annotate Model
  • Discuss
  • Your Turn



  1. Read 20+ pages and log in agenda (2+days):
    1. Title
    2. p. ____ to p. ____
    3. Big Thing that Happened (1-2 sentences: Who? What? When? Where?)
    4. Parent signature

Per. 3 (10:03-10:51)

Learning Target copy


Learning Target: Students will be able to understand the concept of a digital footprint and consider what they want theirs to be like in the future.

Finish Trillion Dollar Footprint

Posted September 8, 2017 by missnichols in category Language Arts, Miss Nichols' posts

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I am a teacher of 6th grade honors language arts and math at Jane Addams Middle School in Lawndale, CA.

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