Monday, September 26, 2016

BLUE Mon. Sept. 26 & GOLD Tues. Sept. 27



Fill out the half sheet Booknote at your table!









1. Agenda Reminder
~Got book? Need to renew it?
~Read
2. Turn in Booknote
3. EasyCBM (CCSS AND Vocabulary)
4. Post EasyCBM
     Finish Brainstorm Burst #10
     Read
     Renew book if needed






Today You Can!
I can report where I am in my Independent Reading for LA
I can use my thinking and reading skills to complete the reading & vocab assessment EasyCBM
I can come up with thoughtful statements using a variety of abstract nouns

Thursday, September 22, 2016

BLUE Wed. Sept. 28 & GOLD Thurs. Sept. 29













1. Agenda Reminders
~Read book
~Typed completed 21-line draft of "This I Believe" poem due next class, ready to print
2. "This I Believe" Poem
    Brainstorm Burst & Opposites Line
    Requirements
    LAB - Open a document through OneDrive -    name document This I Believe















Today You Can!
I can use word processing tools effectively. 
I can choose and revise lines of poetry I've written and arrange them thoughtfully. 
I can edit and proofread to produce an error-free piece of writing.






Thurs. Sept. 22 & Fri. Sept. 23












1. Agenda Reminders
~Read book
~Don't forget to renew your book at the library if you need!
~Bring your IR book next class!
~"Following Boo" Paragraph due today
2. Parts of Speech Grid II
3. "This I Believe" Poem Assignment
    Opposites Line
    Brainstorm Burst
    Imagery Sentences
    Watch Video


This I Believe Video 












Today You Can!
I can correctly identify parts of speech in context.
I can thoughtfully brainstorm and express information about myself in writing lists and sentences.




Thurs. Sept. 22 & Fri. Sept. 23












1. Agenda Reminders
~Read book
~Don't forget to renew your book at the library if you need!
~Bring your IR book next class!
~"Following Boo" Paragraph due today
2. Parts of Speech Grid II
3. "This I Believe" Poem Assignment
    Opposites Line
    Brainstorm Burst
    Imagery Sentences
    Watch Video


This I Believe Video 












Today You Can!
I can correctly identify parts of speech in context.
I can thoughtfully brainstorm and express information about myself in writing lists and sentences.




Wednesday, September 14, 2016

BLUE Tues. Sept. 20 & GOLD Wed. Sept. 21
















1. Agenda Reminders
~Read IR book
~"Following Boo" Paragraph (if not done -- especially Core 3)
2. Perfect Paragraph edits/resubmit for credit
3. "Following Boo"
Reading Proficiency Rubric
Reread "Boo" and "The Fountain of Youth: Fact or Fiction"
Take assessment /   discussion
Paragraph










TODAY'S LEARNING TARGETS
  • I can evaluate and correct conventions errors in my own writing. 
  • I can read and understand a "Following Boo" in a literal and an inferential way. 
  • I can write a 5-6 sentence paragraph which responds to a question and supports a claim about "Following Boo". 




BLUE Fri. Sept. 16 & GOLD Mon. Sept. 19




Please review the Parts of Speech Poses at your table while you appreciate this dog and I take roll.










1. Agenda Reminders
~Read
~Check Powerschool
2. Seating charts
3. Daily Writing
4. Parts of Speech Grid
5. Read Aloud "Boo"












Daily Writing Prompt: 
If you were given the chance to live forever, would you take it? Explain why or why not. Would you want to attach a condition? (six sentences)






BLUE Wednesday, Sept. 14 & GOLD Thursday, Sept. 15









1. Agenda Reminders
~Read your IR book
~Check Powerschool for LA assignments
2. AMS Faves Booklist Worksheet -- resubmit policy
    Compare/Contrast Paragraph in class
3. Seating Chart Appointments
4. Parts of Speech Poses - Grid