April 18 2019

Thursday 4/18/19 – Language Arts

Good Morning, Class!

Please come in quietly and take out:

  • Chromebook

Per. 1 (8:15-9:29) – Language Arts

Learning Target copy

Learning Target: Students will be able to synthesize ideas from a story and an article about the desirable traits of a Mars colonist

Open “The Mission” assignment and text in Classroom

  • Anticipation Guide
  • First Read “The Mission”
  • Re-read to answer Close Read questions with partner
  • First Read “Could You Be a Mars Colonist?”
  • Re-read to answer Critical Thinking questions in table groups
  • Extend Options

Per. 3 (9:33-10:47) – Creative Writing

Image result for digital storytelling

Learning Target copyLearning Target: Students will be able to plan and produce a digital storytelling project about one of their narratives.

Open Digital Storytelling Project doc on Classroom

  • Choose Your Story
  • Script Your Story / Example / Your Story Plan


  1. Read 30+ 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

Posted April 18, 2019 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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