October 18 2018

Thursday 10/18/18 – Language Arts

Good Morning, Class!

Please come in quietly and take out:

  • Chromebook

Per. 3 (9:33-10:47) – Digital and Information Literacy

Learning Target copyLearning Target: Students will be able to improve their preparedness for responding to an earthquake.

Expectations for Great California Shakeout at 10:18


Per. 2 (11:36-12:50) – Language Arts

Please come in quietly and take out:

  • Hatchet book
  • earbuds / headphones
  • Chromebook


Learning Target copy

Learning Target:  Students will be able to determine the meaning of words and phrases and analyze the impact of specific word choice on meaning and tone.

Open Hatchet Ch. 12 assignment on Classroom

  • ACE & Discuss

The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind: Creating Currents of Electricity and Hope

Learning Target copy

Learning Target: Students will be able to compare and contrast texts in different forms or genres  in terms of their approaches to similar themes and topics.

The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind

  • Introduction
  • Vocabulary
  • Read
  • Comprehension questions



  1. Read 20+ pages and log (on Biblionasium/Destiny):
    1. Title/author
    2. p. ____ to p. ____
    3. BTH (1-2 sentences: Who? What? When? Where?) + 1 visualization, thick question, use of context clues, or inference
  2. Complete “The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind” vocab, annotations, and reading comprehension questions (do NOT do Write).

Posted October 18, 2018 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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