Presentation on theme: "Interactive Student Notebook"— Presentation transcript:
1 Interactive Student Notebook Your Key to success in Ms. T.K.Jones’Language Arts class
2 Have you ever heard yourself say . . . I can't find my . . .notes, homework, old quizzes . . .I can't remember whatwe did in class yesterday.I'm sure its in . . .my locker . . .my book bag . . .my room . . .I was absent last week, did I miss anything?
4 What is an Interactive Notebook? A personalized textbookA working portfolio – all of your notes, classwork, quizzes – in one convenient spot.
5 Left Side – Right Side Orientation The Left side is “left” for you. This is the side that you can use to show me your creativity.The Right side is “Restricted” and contains teacher guided notes. Nothing else should be placed on the Right side!!
6 Purpose:To assist students with being creative, independent and reflective thinkers and writers.To allow students to express their own ideas and process and/or apply information and skills learned in class.
7 LEFT PAGEStudentResponsesRIGHT PAGETeacher Input
8 Right Side The Right side belongs to the teacher The Right side has all “testable” informationDateTitle and Unit pagesVocabularyClass, reading, and discussion notesWorksheetsTable of ContentsStudy GuidesQuizzesContent and Language ObjectivesOther relevant information
9 Right Side 1. Should be completely done. 2. Title, date, and page number on every page3. All assignments should be in chronological order4. All right side assignments should be done only on right sides unless otherwise instructed.
10 Examples of Right Side Assignments ArticlesNotes, vocabulary termsGraphic Organizers / Thinking MapsIn-class AssignmentsEssays, writing assignmentsWorksheets
11 Examples of Right Side Assignments NotesStudy GuidesVocabularyDiscussion Questions
12 The Left side belongs to YOU! Left Side is to record your thinking, reflections, questions, thoughts, impressions, connections, and wonderings.The Left side belongs to YOU!
13 Make connections between new and old learning Questions Poems or songs Ideas for Left SideUse graphs, charts, Venn Diagrams, research from internet , draw picturesMake connections between new and old learningQuestionsPoems or songsBrainstormingSketches related to learningCreate mnemonic devices
14 LEFT SIDEAll of these can be done for the left side of each right side page. Every individual right side page (even for many pages of the same assignment) must have an accompanying left side activity.
15 Make connections between new and old learning Questions Poems or songs Ideas for Left SideUse graphs, charts, Venn Diagrams, research from internet , draw picturesMake connections between new and old learningQuestionsPoems or songsBrainstormingSketches related to learningCreate mnemonic devices
16 LEFT SIDEAll of these can be done for the left side of each right side page. Every individual right side page (even for many pages of the same assignment) must have an accompanying left side activity.
27 Student Materials Mead 5 Star Notebook Erasable pens Colored pencils Glue sticks (2 per month)ScissorsHighlighters
28 Maintaining the Interactive Notebook No ripped out pages or torn cornersNo doodling that doesn’t relate to notesNotebook should only be used in Language Arts. (No other classes!!)Date and number each page
29 Step 1: Label the first six pages using Roman numerals as shown below… Step 1: Label the first six pages using Roman numerals as shown below…. i(R), ii(L), iii(R), iv(L), v(R), vi (L)iiiiii
30 Step 2: After vi (L), number the right side Page beginning with #1(L). Number from Ex. 1 (r) (l) (r)… etc1(r)2(L)3(r)Table of ContentsTable of ContentsTable of Contents
31 Step 3 Go back to pg. i at the beginning In large, colorful letters write the following:YOUR NAME:SUBJECT: ENGLISHPERIOD:
32 Step 4: Go to p. vi. In the center, write ‘ISN Notebook Check Grade Report”-This is where your graded monthlyrubrics will be stored.
33 Step 5: Go back to page 1 (r). At the top center, write TABLE OF CONTENTSIn the right margin, write PAGE-Do this for pages 1(r), 2(l), 3(r),
35 Step 5:Go back to page v. and attach the Rituals and Routines Power Point handout that you received the first week of school using your glue stick.-Because there is important information on the back, you will create a valley fold at the very top, apply glue to the fold, and attach so that it can flip up.
36 Step 6: -Attach your syllabus to page iii using your personal stapler. -Read over your syllabus with a partner. Highlight important things that you will need to know to be successful in 8th grade ELA.
37 Step 7:Assignment: On page ii of your ISN, draw and illustrate a postcard to someone that you know. Tell them about your new class and include four things you will need to know and do to be successful.Note: Remember the Left hand side is yours. Be creative and COLOR WITH PURPOSE!!!!
38 Homework: P. iv should be titled ‘ALL ABOUT ME.’ Write a paragraph that describes whoyou are. Feel free to glue pictures ofyourself or things that you like to thispage. Remember, this page defines whoyou are. COLOR WITH PURPOSE!