September 24 2018

Monday 9/24/18 – Language Arts

Good Morning, Class!

Please take out:

  • green folder from bin –> “Want to Read” list
  • Reading Log
  • independent reading book
  • Chromebook

Per. 1 (8:15-9:05) – Independent Reading/Fluency

Homework share:

  • Take out your “Want to Read” list
  • 1 person from each table group will share last night’s reading log summary
  • If the book sounds interesting to you, write it down
  • Discuss: Which strategy did this person use?

Intro to NoRedInk

Intro to Biblionasium

Independent Reading/Fluency

Per. 2 (9:08-9:56) – Language Arts

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Learning Target copy

Learning Target: Students will be able to practice and apply concrete strategies for identifying the central or main idea and thoroughly answer (ACE) text-dependent questions.

Guts (Access text through StudySync)

  • Skill: Central/Main Idea (open on Classroom/StudySync)
  • ACE “Guts” Think Questions (on StudySync)
  • Add to Unit Matrix (on Classroom)

 

Homework:

  1. Read 20+ pages and log:
    1. Title/author
    2. p. ____ to p. ____
    3. Big Thing that Happened (1-2 sentences: Who? What? When? Where?) + 1 strategy (visualizing, questioning, context clues, inferring)

Per. 3 (10:01-10:49) – Digital and Information Literacy

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Learning Target copy

Learning Target: Students will be able to build background information about a topic by reading for comprehension and taking quick notes. 

Information Writing L1: Becoming Engaged with a Topic

Open note taking doc on Classroom

 

Homework:

  1. Turn in PowToon by Thursday (see assignment on Classroom).
September 21 2018

Friday 9/21/18 – Language Arts

Good Morning, Class!

Please take out:

  • green folder from bin
  • Chromebook

Per. 1 (8:15-9:05) – Language Arts

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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 annotating new words, questions, and thoughts, and to practice and apply concrete strategies for identifying the central or main idea.

Guts (Access through StudySync)

  • Intro, vocab
  • Read and annotate
  • Skill: Central/Main Idea (open on Classroom)
  • ACE Think Questions (if time)

Per. 2 (9:08-9:56) – Independent Reading/Fluency

Please take out:

  • Reading Log
  • independent reading book

Homework share:

  • Take out your “Want to Read” list
  • 1 person from each table group will share last night’s reading log summary
  • If the book sounds interesting to you, write it down
  • Discuss: Which strategy did this person use?

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STAR TESTING (Access through Addams –> Student Links)

Independent Reading/Fluency:

  • Write today’s date, title/author, and page number you are starting on.
  • Stay focused on your reading the entire time. If your eyes wander, bring them back to your book.
  • When we are finished, write the page number you stopped on and a 1-2 sentence BTH. Add one place that you used a thinking strategy (visualizing, questioning, context clues, inferring) to deepen your understanding of what was happening in the book.

 

Homework:

  1. Read 20+ pages and log:
    1. Title/author
    2. p. ____ to p. ____
    3. Big Thing that Happened (1-2 sentences: Who? What? When? Where?) + 1 strategy (visualizing, questioning, context clues, inferring)

Per. 3 (10:01-10:49)

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Learning Target copy

Learning Target: Students will be able to create a PowToon (short animated video) about the effects of multitasking and tips for solving this problem.

Digital Multitasking

September 20 2018

Thursday 9/20/18 – Language Arts

Good Morning, Class!

Please take out:

  • Multitasking plan (poster/notes)
  • Chromebook

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

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Learning Target copy

Learning Target: Students will be able to create a PowToon (short animated video) about the effects of multitasking and tips for solving this problem.

Digital Multitasking

  • Create PowToon

Per. 1 (11:36-12:50) – Language Arts

Please take out:

  • Hatchet book and green folder from bin

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Learning Target copy

Learning Target: Students will be able to answer (ACE) text-dependent questions and participate in productive academic conversations.

Hatchet: Chapter 1

  • ACE Think Questions
  • Skill: Collaborative Conversations
  • Discussion

Independent reading (if time)

 

Homework:

  1. Read 20+ pages and log:
    1. Book title/author
    2. Page #s you read (p. ____ to p. ____)
    3. 2-3 sentences BTH (Who, what, when, where) + 1 visualization, thick question, use of context clues, or inference
September 19 2018

Wednesday 9/19/18 – Advisory

Good Morning, Class!

Please take out:

  • Goals, Values, Beliefs, Community posters
  • Reading Log
  • independent reading book
  • be ready for backpack check

Language Arts Homework:

  1. Read 20+ pages and log:
    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

Per. 9 (9:33-10:21) – Advisory

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Learning Target copy

Learning Target: Students will be able to share personal goals and values, keep their work organized in folders for each class, and read independently.

 

September 18 2018

Tuesday 9/18/18 – Language Arts

Good Morning, Class!

Please take out:

  • Hatchet book and green folder from bin

Per. 1 (8:15-9:05) – Language Arts

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Learning Target copy

Learning Target: Students will be able to notice details about a character’s words, actions, and thoughts in order to make important inferences.

Hatchet: Chapter 1

Per. 2 (9:08-9:56) – Independent Reading/Fluency

Please take out:

  • Reading Log
  • independent reading book

Independent Reading/Fluency:

  • Write today’s date, title/author, and page number you are starting on.
  • Stay focused on your reading the entire time. If your eyes wander, bring them back to your book.
  • When we are finished, write the page number you stopped on and a 1-2 sentence BTH. Add one place that you used a thinking strategy (visualizing, questioning, context clues) to deepen your understanding of what was happening in the book.

 

Homework:

  1. Read 20+ pages and log:
    1. Title/author
    2. p. ____ to p. ____
    3. Big Thing that Happened (1-2 sentences: Who? What? When? Where?) + 1 strategy (visualizing, questioning, context clues)

Per. 3 (10:01-10:49)

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Learning Target copy

Learning Target: Students will be able to understand what a PowToon is and the steps of how to make one.

PowToon QuickStart Guide