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Wednesday, August 20 2014  Target: I can examine the syllabus! Agenda  Review syllabus  Ground Rules/Behavior Expectations  2 truths and a lie  Homework:

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1 Wednesday, August  Target: I can examine the syllabus! Agenda  Review syllabus  Ground Rules/Behavior Expectations  2 truths and a lie  Homework: Acquire (Get) materials by next Wednesday

2 Ground Rules  No cell phone use unless explicitly given permission  Do not talk when I am talking  Wait your turn  Be kind; Don’t be evil  No food unless I give it to you (I know hypocritical)  Drinks are ok!

3 Two truths and a lie  On the post it list three things about yourself  2 true and one false  Try to trick us!  Share yours and we’ll guess!

4 Thursday August 21, 2014  Target: I can use specific detail to develop my writing  Agenda:  1. Summer reading overview  2. Blueberries  3. Author’s chair  Homework: get materials, study for quiz

5 Blueberry Writing Describe a blueberry without using the words blue or berry. You may write in prose or poetry. Write as much as you can for 10 minutes.

6 Reflect  What details did you use when the words blue and berry weren’t available?  What lessons from this can be applied to your writing in high school?  Cliché  Detail  Specificity  Concrete  Support  Sensory

7 Author’s Chair  Take turns sharing your blueberry writing  Respect  Warm Feedback only  Specific feedback “I really Liked when she said... Because”

8 Friday, August  Objective: I can compose a timed argument pre-test  Agenda  essay  Homework: supplies, study

9 Monday August  Objective: I can show evidence of having read The Odyssey.  Agenda 1. Odyssey quiz 2. Odyssey videos 3. Assign remix project-Random Homework- Remix Project Due Friday

10 Tuesday August 26, 2014  Objective: I can work as a group and collaborate to remix a classic text  Agenda Work on Odyssey remix Homework-Odyssey remix Due Friday

11 Wednesday August Target- I can articulate how morphemes can build my vocabulary Agenda  Root Word powerpoint and Bellringer  Root word work-game  Morpheme Exit ticket Homework: Odyssey Remix due Friday

12 Morpheme Exit ticket  How can learning morphemes positively impact my reading ability?

13 Thursday August  Targets: I can assess my writing ability and set goals. Agenda  Weird Al  Writing rubric/Self Assessment  Examine your pre-test  Setting goals Homework: Remix due Tomorrow

14 Friday August  Targets: I can work collabioratively to summarize what a text says directly as well as what it implies  Agenda Present remixes notetaking Homework:  Creation Myths (honors-read all and storyboard)


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