Here are the notes from class on October 26th. If you didn't get them all or you were absent, please do what's listed below.
Copy these notes into the "Vocabulary" section of your notebook.
Title: Vocabulary: Analogies
Date: October 26, 2016
For the Week of Oct. 10-14
Monday- No School
Tuesday- Research the storm; explore informational text; prepare to write
Wednesday- Continue work from Tuesday! HOMEWORK TONIGHT!!!
Thursday- Continue work from Tuesday and Wednesday; create a plan for writing
Friday- Students will select a topic to write about. All writing will be done in your Reader's Notebook.
Writing Choices for Friday's Work:
If you missed Friday's class, CLICK HERE to get the assignment you missed!
For the Week of Oct. 3 - 7
Monday- Vocabulary review; practice fluency using plays
Tuesday- Practice fluency using plays; begin new vocabulary
Wednesday- Practice fluency using plays; read new passages
Thursday- Practice fluency using plays
Friday- Fluency audio files are due
Your Fluency Projects are Due this Friday!
That's Friday, October 7th!
Work hard to Exceed!
For the Week of Sept. 26 - 30
Monday- Introduce fluency; define it; discuss it; aim to accomplish it through monologues, dialogues, and short plays
Tuesday- Introduce Reading Strategy #1: Turn & Talk; practice it
Wednesday- If possible, we will begin the I-Ready Diagnostic Test
Thursday- If possible, we will complete the I-Ready Diagnostic Test
Friday- - (Early Release) -- ELECTIVES DO NOT MEET
Students, here is the first page of each play. I think they're showing upside down. If so, please print it, so you can read it easily. I tried to fix it, but it is complicated! Please practice each scene. Let go of yourself and become the character! Have fun creating something new! Remember you are working for your audience! Make sure they can hear you and vary your voice! See you in class soon! 9.26.16
For the Week of Sept. 19 - 23
Monday- Classes 82 and 74 will complete their mini-genre projects.
Tuesday- Input the Six Reasons Why we Read ; Learn the Parts of a Dictionary & discuss relevance
Wednesday- Continue dictionary skills through exploration
Thursday- Before Reading: Vocabulary Study
8/7th-- beneficial, cultural, bilingual, complicated, and proficient
6th -- enforce, incident, regulate, contentious, inconvenience, and eliminate
Friday- Continued vocabulary study through gaming; Begin reading if time permits
Monday- Finish & discuss notes from the previous week. Afterwards, assign teams & partners for the mini-genre project.
Tuesday- Substitute in class! I expect my students to conduct research and not play around. The project will be graded on Friday!
Wednesday- Continue research and answer questions.
Thursday- Finish up any remaining work and begin rehearsing presentations.
Friday- "Professional" presentations will be presented to the teacher. Grades will be assigned. Have fun and good luck!
For a copy of the Mini-Genre Project-- Click Here
For the link to Glogster--> Click Here (You may have to create your own account. This is a school approved website, so don't worry. )
**Students, today you should just log in with your username and password that you created yesterday!!!
Here is your rubric. To view it--> Click Here
Learning involves some risk-taking. You may have to step outside your comfort zone. Take a moment to explore the rubric and the Glogster site. Bring any questions you have to class, so I can answer them for you. :)
Tuesday- Establish "Reading Notebooks" and create tabs; Read for pleasure afterwards
Wednesday- Continue setting up "Reading Notebooks"; Introduce our reward system; Take notes on "What is Reading?"
Thursday- Continue note-taking on "What is Reading?"; Merge sources and create a working definition for ourselves
Friday- (Early Release) -- ELECTIVES DO NOT MEET