Friday, February 16, 2018

BLUE Feb. 16 & GOLD Feb. 20

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1. Agenda Reminders
~Print and turn in Arg Paragraph at the end of class - even if you don't feel done!
~End of T2 / Conferences
~Choose 2 work samples for conferences
2. Argumentative Paragraph Work / Lab 303
   Drafts are scored, but I'm scoring them again after today
   Transition Word/Phrase Handout
   Types of Evidence Poster
   WORK :)

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

BLUE Wed. Feb. 14 & GOLD Thurs. Feb. 15

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1. Agenda Reminders
~End of T2 March 9
~Parent conferences Feb. 28, March 1, March 2
~IR: One Piece of Paper?
2. Daily Writing
3. A very special Twilight Zone
4. (short) Twilight Zone assignment


Daily Writing: Begin a piece of writing using one or more of the following words - 

lonely -- candy -- plausible -- impertinence -- affection --

Monday, February 12, 2018

BLUE Monday, Feb. 12 & GOLD Tuesday, Feb. 13

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1. Agenda Reminders
~Get caught up - less than a month before the end of T2!
2. Share IR: One Piece of Paper - conclusion spectrum
3. Proficiency Make Up Work
   5 Language Games 

Thursday, February 8, 2018

BLUE Thurs. Feb. 8 & GOLD Fri. Feb. 9

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1. Agenda Reminders
~IR Assignment: One Piece of Paper due today
2. Argumentative Paragraph
    Get yours back - read comments carefully
    Revise & Resubmit with first draft AND rubric (this draft will be scored)
4. If time:
    Complete any missing work
    Read, if you need to finish your IR
    Sharepoint/Language Arts/"Vocabulary Work Instructions"

Tuesday, February 6, 2018

BLUE Tues. Feb. 6 & GOLD Wed. Feb. 7

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1. Agenda Reminders
~Book Finished? Got it today?
~I have your Arg Paragraph
~IR Assignment: One Piece of Paper due next
2. Daily Writing
3. IR Book Assignment: One Piece of Paper
(if you aren't finished with your IR book, you may read quietly in the commons once you hear the instructions for the assignment)
--if you finish your One Piece of Paper with class time left, I have work for you to do, of course!--

Daily Writing:
For today's writing, there will be sounds playing in the room. Start a piece of writing somehow inspired by what you hear....what kind of setting or mood or character does it make you picture?

Friday, February 2, 2018

BLUE Friday, Feb. 2 & GOLD Monday, Feb. 5

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1. Agenda Reminders
~Book due! (have it with you next class!)
~Argumentative Paragraph first draft due today
~Is your IR Quote Assignment in? 
2. Argumentative Paragraph
    Rubric scavenger hunt
    Consult Brainstorming
    Work in lab on your first draft
3. IF you get your paragraph turned in, then   Vocabulary Work!
   Go to my Sharepoint site / Language Arts, click "Vocabulary Work Instructions," and,
follow those instructions :)

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

BLUE Wed. Jan. 31 & GOLD Thurs. Feb. 1

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1. Agenda Reminders
~Finish book by this Monday
~IR Quote Assignment due...NOW
~Draft of Argumentative Paragraph due TODAY
2. "Would You Ban Texting and Walking?"
    Finish salmon work OR read next articles
    Rubric: brainstorm & scavenger hunt
    WRITE argumentative body paragraph