March 24 2017

Friday 3/24/17 – Language Arts

Good Morning, Class!

Per. 1 (8:15-9:05)

Please Take Out:

  • Chromebook
  • earbuds/headphones

Warm Up:

Go over work on Close Read: Children of the Dust Bowl

Blast: Disastrous Drought (on StudySync)

 

Per. 2 (9:05-9:58)

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Learning Target copy

 

Learning Target: Students will be able to relate our current reading to the Global Goals for Sustainable Development and to develop questions for future research.

Complete Unit Matrix for Children of the Dust Bowl

Student Blogging Challenge #3

  • Finish your first post of classwork. Post link to your blog post on the Student Blogging Challenge page for Week #3.
  • Start a comment here on this blog post with a link to your blog post, but do not submit your comment yet.
  • Visit at least 3 other students (not from our class) on the Blogging Challenge list and write a thoughtful comment (remember our lesson on commenting!) to each. Copy each of your comments with a link to that student’s blog post and paste them into your comment here.

 

Homework:

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

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

Mr. McCann in

March 23 2017

Thursday 3/23/17 – Language Arts

Good Morning, Class!

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

Please Take Out:

  • Chromebook
  • earbuds/headphones

Warm Up:

Finish/Discuss First Read: Children of the Dust Bowl

Patrick Emerson – Dust Bowl Blues on Flickr

Learning Target copy

 

Learning Target: Students will be able to complete a close reading of an information text passage, practicing and applying concrete strategies for identifying the central idea.

Close Read: Children of the Dust Bowl

Student Blogging Challenge #3

  • (Any posts you want to share for the challenge should be linked in a comment on this Week 3 page.)

Homework:

  1. Read 30 pages in a book of your choice and log in agenda: Title, pg. ____ to ____, 2-sentence summary, parent signature.
  2. Complete Close Read: Children of the Dust Bowl (on Classroom and StudySync).

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

 

Creator’s Rights Lesson

March 22 2017

Wednesday 3/22/17 – Language Arts

Good Morning, Class!

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

Please Take Out:

  • Chromebook
  • earbuds/headphones

Warm Up:

Open the First Read: Children of the Dust Bowl slides on Classroom

  • Read the Learning Targets
  • View the Introductory video and answer the three questions at the bottom of the screen.

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Learning Target copy

Learning Target: Students will be able to perform an initial reading of a text and demonstrate comprehension by responding to short analysis and inference questions with textual evidence.

Continue First Read: Children of the Dust Bowl

Green Team – Remember to bring your Cut the Line passes and show up for your shifts at lunch today!

Homework:

  1. Complete First Read: Dust Bowl slides and Think Questions on StudySync. Turn in assignment on Classroom (with map!) and StudySync.
  2. Finish all late work on Classroom and StudySync.
March 21 2017

Tuesday 3/21/17 – Language Arts

Good Morning, Class!

Per. 1 (8:15-9:05)

Please Take Out:

  • Chromebook
  • earbuds/headphones

Warm Up:

Those who did not do last night’s homework (Close Read: An American Plague Comprehension Questions and Writing on StudySync), do so now.

Those who have completed the homework: Do Heroes of Science Blast on StudySync.

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Learning Target copy

Learning Target: Students will be able to integrate information presented in different media or formats as well as in words to develop a coherent understanding of a topic or issue.

American Plague student essays

StudySync / Global Goals Unit Matrix

  • Which cause(s) does An American Plague most relate to?
  • Which goal under that cause?

Read about the Targets under that goal.

  • Which targets do we most need to argue for people to focus on?
  • What would you like to research about this topic?

Per. 2 (9:05-9:58)

Work on Student Blogging Challenge #3

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.

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

Creator’s Rights Lesson

March 20 2017

Monday 3/20/17 – Language Arts

Good Morning, Class!

Per. 1 (8:15-9:05)

Please Take Out:

  • Chromebook
  • earbuds/headphones

Warm Up:

If you did not finish Skill: Central or Main Idea lesson (answer questions on Doc and turn in on Classroom and do the two Your Turn questions and turn in on StudySync), do so now.

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Learning Target copy

Learning Target: Students will be able to complete a close reading of informational text, applying concrete strategies for identifying central/main idea, and to plan and produce clear and coherent writing in response to a prompt.

Close Read: An American Plague

Per. 2 (9:05-9:58)

Work on Student Blogging Challenge #3

Homework:

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

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

Bengal News

Creator’s Rights Lesson