Presentation on theme: "FIRST DAY SECOND SEMESTER. BELLWORK JANUARY 14 TH : First, quietly find your seat by using the chart on the wall under the “Me in a Bags”. Then SILENTLY."— Presentation transcript:
BELLWORK JANUARY 14 TH : First, quietly find your seat by using the chart on the wall under the “Me in a Bags”. Then SILENTLY answer the question below. What was the best part of your three week vacation? Describe why it was so good in immense detail. Use sensory language ( sight, smell, taste, touch, sound) to describe the experience to me. 7-10 sentences.
REVIEW RULES Look at the rules handout and read it along with me. As we read, I want you to remember my expectations for you in terms of academic focus and behavior. When I direct you, copy the sentence and sign and date the paper.
LETTER TO YOURSELF Now that we have reviewed my expectations of you, it is your turn to think and reflect on your expectations and where you have come from. Think of this as another diagnostic form of writing for me to see how you have grown as a writer since last semester. Your Job: Write a letter to yourself expressing who you are at this moment in time. Include: a decorated envelope (unsealed) a one page ( front and back) letter to you at high school graduation.
LETTER TO SELF: 1. Write a paragraph about what is going on in your life right now. ( Who you are, what you value). 2.. Write a paragraph that states 3 goals you have this year. -Academic (School work) -Behavior (How you act) -Social (How you will interact with others) 3. Write a paragraph asking questions for your future self. Include your hopes and expectations. 4. Write a paragraph of advice to your future self. 5. Sign the letter