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1 You have entered… THE READING ZONE!!! Please maintain a quiet environment for reading. Take out your BOOK and begin reading SILENTLY! There should be absolutely NO TALKING in the Reading Zone! Do not put your mouth in another person’s head.

2 Exploration helps us to understand our world Supplies: 1.RWN journal from the bin- Draft Section- My Memory/Choices You can use plain paper or construction paper for your background. 3.Magazines for pictures or draw them. Words as pictures are okay too. 4.Markers, map pencils to decorate, write, or color. 5.Glue and scissor to cut out pictures and paste to your background. NO COMPUTER LAB Instructions: 1. Like the “Freedom Writers” what words and imagines will be left behind about you? 2. Today I am asking you to reflect, look back at your memories and choices from this unit and explore bits and pieces of your unique life that didn’t get into your Kernel Writings. 3. Explain all your connections in a statement and tell what you learned about yourself through the Social Media, Expository Essay, and Glogster experiences. My memory/Choices

3 Unit 1 Reflection Collage Example- 1 st, 3 rd 1.Use any 10 of the Writing Territories from the #1-22 list we created way long time ago. 2.Find magazine pictures or words to use as symbols for the Writing Territories you chose. You can also draw pictures or words. 3.At the bottom of your collage, finish the following statements: The moments in my life have helped me better understand my world by… In listening to others present I have found similarities among my classmates like…

4 Unit 1 Reflection Collage Example- 2 nd, 6 th, 7 th 1.Use any 8 of the Writing Territories from the #1-22 list we created way long time ago. 2.Find magazine pictures or words to use as symbols for the Writing Territories you chose. You can also draw pictures or words. 3.In the middle of your collage, finish the following statements: The moments in my life have helped me better understand my world by… In listening to others present I have found similarities among my classmates like…

5 Rrrrrr to Remember Goal: I can connect quotes to the theme we are discovering this unit. Instructions: R1- Read each of the quotes, silently. Think…What is the common theme among them? R2- Read the quotes again, this time talk about what they have in common. Write…on the post-it rank the quotes from easiest to hardest to understand. 1- easiest, 4, hardest and stick on the poster. R3- Read quotes last time, this time look at the rankings. Answer…What is the quote telling you? On the poster, write your answer. Then, we will discuss and figure out which quote to use. PreAP Extension- phone or index card, copy the quote we chose as a class. Homework is to bring in a quote that justifies the theme from your perspective. Then, we discuss and pick which to use.

6 My Memory and My Choices Memories #1 Completely excited or proud of you #2- Completely excited or proud of someone else, not you #3 and #4- Struggle for you, any kind of hard time. “You lived, but tough time.” #5 and #6- Hilarious, made you laugh out loud moments. #7 - Embarrassing moment happened to you (willing to share) #8- Unfortunate or surprising clothing moment (malfunction, funny, messy) #9 and #10- Things you use to have, don’t have anymore, but wish you had # 11 and #12- Things you can do (skills, talents) Choices #13 and #14: Event that happened in the past year, at least, that make you realize something about life. - #15 and #16: Two things you own that are treasures. Some possessions are treasures, others are stuff. - #17 and #18: Two conversations you had since school started. With who and what about. - #19 and #20: Two choices made recently that have resulted in your learning something. - #21 and #22: Two thoughts that you have made an assumption about and later found out that assumption was wrong.


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