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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: Acquire (Get) materials by next Wednesday
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!
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!
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
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.
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
Author’s Chair Take turns sharing your blueberry writing Respect Warm Feedback only Specific feedback “I really Liked when she said... Because”
Friday, August 22 2014 Objective: I can compose a timed argument pre-test Agenda essay Homework: supplies, study
Monday August 25 2014 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
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
Wednesday August 27 2014 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
Morpheme Exit ticket How can learning morphemes positively impact my reading ability?
Thursday August 28 2014 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
Friday August 29 2014 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)