June 9 2017

Friday 6/9/17 – Language Arts

Good Morning, Class!

Per. 1-2 (8:15-9:58)

Attendance, then go to Per. 7

Please take out:

  • Chromebook
  • Charger

Place labels on bottom right corner of CB’s upper case and on charger.

Make sure CB is powered off. Wipe down keyboard with damp towel I give you.

Take CBs to Room 1

Team Yale Awards Ceremony

Per. 3 (10:03-10:42)

Please take out:

  • Chromebook
  • Charger

Place labels on bottom right corner of CB’s upper case and on charger.

Make sure CB is powered off. Wipe down keyboard with damp towel I give you.

Take CBs to Room 1

 

Afternoon

Self-Portrait Poem Presentations

Work on History projects

1:1 Video Testimonials

Homework:

  1. Read 30+ pages in a book of your choice and log in agenda. (2+ days)
June 8 2017

Thursday 6/8/17 – Language Arts

Welcome Back!

Per. 1 (9:47-11:14)

Please Take Out:

  • Chromebook
  • earbuds/headphones

Image result for self-portrait

Self-Portrait Poems

  • Continue putting poem to music
  • Be ready to present tomorrow
  • Read or write more poems when finished with first one

Homework:

  1. Read 30+ pages in a book of your choice and log in agenda.
  2. Finish and turn in any assignments on Classroom and StudySync that you have not completed yet.

Per. 3 (12:04-12:50)

Introduction to Bengal Bowl events

June 7 2017

Wednesday 6/7/17 – Language Arts

Good Morning, Class!

Per. 2 (8:15-9:42)

Please Take Out:

  • agenda, open to 4/13
  • Chromebook
  • earbuds/headphones

Image result for similes metaphors Warm Up:

  • Finish writing and revising Self-Portrait poem. Remember, you are using similes and metaphors to describe yourself to the reader. This lets them see you in a deeper way.

Adding Music

Create a song in Soundtrap that will be the background for your poem.

  • Explore the sounds and instruments to find the ones that would best represent you in each part of your poem.
  • Invite me to your song.
  • Record yourself reading your poem at home tonight. (Make sure to wear headphones so the music doesn’t record onto the voice track!)

Homework:

  1. Remind parent to take 1:1 Chromebook survey (English, Spanish)
  2. Read 30+ pages in a book of your choice and log in agenda.
  3. Finish and turn in any assignments on Classroom and StudySync that you have not completed yet.
June 6 2017

Tuesday 6/6/17 – Language Arts

Good Morning, Class!

Per. 1-2 (8:15-9:58)

Please Take Out:

  • Chromebook

Warm Up

Bitly check-in on group cause page traffic. Are you still promoting your pages?

Check TO DO assignments on Classroom. Many have not turned in recent assignments, which will affect final grades. All work is due by Thursday night.

Self-Portrait Poems

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Reflect on yesterday’s assignment and discuss:

  • Why and how do some poems reflect a reader’s thoughts and feelings more than others?
  • Which poem (from the packet) most resembles your thoughts and feelings?
  • Why did you connect with this poem?

Video: Be a Poet

Today you will create a self-portrait poem:

  • What are some ways to get started?
  • How can you use similes and metaphors to describe various aspects of yourself?
  • What are some of the author’s experiences in the poems in your packet? How do your experiences compare with the author’s experiences?

Video: Think Aloud 1 – Self-Portrait Poem

Share and discuss:

  • What do you like about your partner’s poem?
  • What similes and metaphors stand out?
  • What does the self-portrait reveal about the author?

Do No Red Ink when finished.

Homework:

  1. Read 30+ pages in a book of your choice and log in agenda.
  2. Finish and turn in any assignments on Classroom and StudySync that you have not completed yet.

 Per. 3 (10:03-10:42)

June 5 2017

Monday 6/5/17 – Language Arts

Good Morning, Class!

Per. 1-2 (8:15-9:58)

Please Take Out:

  • Chromebook

Warm Up

Finish Independent poetry assessment on Kindness by Naomi Shihab Nye

Self-Portrait Poems

Image result for self-portrait

  • You will be creating a poem (or poems) about yourself as our final writing project for the year.
  • But today, you will not be writing. Today, you will study what self-portrait poems can look like, and reflect on what you learn about each person/poet.

Do No Red Ink when finished.

Homework:

  1. Read 30+ pages in a book of your choice and log in agenda.
  2. Finish and turn in any assignments on Classroom and StudySync that you have not completed yet.

 Per. 3 (10:03-10:42)