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Monday, December 10, 2018

posted by Chloe Smith

Objective: 
  •  I can participate in an interpretive discussion of "The Lottery," analyzing the purpose of the lottery and its effect on the characters.
Warm-up: Use the first few minutes of class to read silently. 

HW: Continue reading + complete post-its #37-38 for block day

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

posted Dec 5, 2018, 8:33 AM by Chloe Smith   [ updated Dec 5, 2018, 8:52 AM ]

Objective: 
  •  I can bridge the distance between comprehension and interpretation work by identifying the differences between retelling and summary, and working on a summary of "The Lottery."
Warm-up: Use the first few minutes of class to read silently. 

HW: Continue reading + complete post-its #33-34 for block day

Tuesday, December 4, 2018

posted Dec 4, 2018, 8:35 AM by Chloe Smith

Objective: 
  •  I can begin interpretive work on "The Lottery."
Warm-up: Make a new entry in your notebook, called Reading Reflection 10. Under the heading, write:
  1. The title and author of your book, and the page you are on (You can also put “Finished” if you just finished a book.

  2. Pick one focus from the “Independent Reading Log Sentence Starters” handout, and write at least 5 sentences about your book. You do not have to use the sentence starters, although you may if that is helpful to you.

HW: Continue Reading + Complete post-its #33-34 by Block Day

Monday, December 3, 2018

posted Dec 3, 2018, 8:31 AM by Chloe Smith

Objective: 
  •  I can demonstrate comprehension of "The Lottery" by retelling the story in my own words.
Warm-up: Use the first few minutes of class to read silently. 

HW: Reading + finish "The Lottery" retelling for tomorrow.

Thursday or Friday, November 29 or 30, 2018

posted Nov 29, 2018, 8:26 AM by Chloe Smith   [ updated Nov 29, 2018, 9:21 AM ]

Objective: 
  •  I can read and annotate the short story "The Lottery" and write a retelling in my own words.
Warm-up: Use the first few minutes of class to work on writer's notebook in the back of your ELA notebook. If you are not sure what to write about, respond to this prompt:
    If you starred in a TV show about your life, what would it be called? What genre would it be? (Ex: comedy, drama, thriller, romance, mystery, action, etc.) Summarize the plot of an episode.

HW: Post-its #29-30 due block day.

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

posted Nov 28, 2018, 8:34 AM by Chloe Smith

Objective: 
  •  I can set new reading goals for the current quarter and make plans for accomplishing them.
Warm-up: Use the first few minutes of class to read silently. 

HW: Post-its #29-30 due block day.

Monday, November 26, 2018

posted Nov 25, 2018, 7:52 PM by Chloe Smith

Objective: 
  •  I can review what makes a strong book recommendation, and write a new recommendation for a book I recently finished..
Warm-up: Use the first few minutes of class to read silently. 

HW: Book Recommendation 3 due Wednesday.

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

posted Nov 14, 2018, 8:31 AM by Chloe Smith

Objective: 
  •  I can finish revising my writer's notebook project and begin proofreading.
Warm-up: Use the first few minutes of class to read silently. 

HW: Continue reading; post-its #27-28 due block day.

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

posted Nov 12, 2018, 5:58 PM by Chloe Smith   [ updated Nov 13, 2018, 9:06 AM ]

Objective: 
  •  I can continue using peer editing to revise and polish my writer's notebook project.
Warm-up: Make a new entry in your notebook, called Reading Reflection 9. Under the heading, write:
  1. The title and author of your book, and the page you are on (You can also put “Finished” if you just finished a book.

  2. Pick one focus from the “Independent Reading Log Sentence Starters” handout, and write at least 5 sentences about your book. You do not have to use the sentence starters, although you may if that is helpful to you.


HW: Continue Reading + Reflection on Q1 Reading Goals due tomorrow.

Thursday or Friday, November 8 or 9, 2018

posted Nov 8, 2018, 8:49 AM by Chloe Smith   [ updated Nov 8, 2018, 11:20 AM ]

Objective: 
  •  I can use peer editing strategies to revise and polish my written work.
Warm-up: Use the first few minutes of class to read silently. 

HW: Continue reading; post-its #25-26 due Tuesday.

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