Monday, September 30, 2013

Mind Movie Presentations

Agenda:
-Bell Work: Get out your homework.  Write down three key things about your drawing that you wish to share with the others in your class. Be prepared to watch for how your drawings are similar and different from those of your peers.

-Presentations
  • Practicing good presentation skills
  • Practicing good audience skills
  • Preparing to ask and answer questions

Homework:
-None.  Bring the same materials to class on Tuesday.  We will be working on part 4 of our worksheets.  

Thursday, September 26, 2013

Visualization Day II

Agenda:
-Review of classroom policies
-Time to work on "movie still" of "A Tell-Tale Heart"

Homework:
-Finish steps 2 and 3 of your visualization assignment
-Be sure to hand in missing work ASAP

Friday, September 20, 2013

Reading Program

*Today, we spent the class working on the PRO Reading Program.  No homework this weekend.*

Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Cornell Notes

Agenda:
-What are Cornell Notes?
-Setting up a Cornell Notes Sheet
-Practicing Cornell Notes with "A Tell-Tale Heart"

Homework:
-Read pages 3-4
-Practice taking notes on main ideas, questions you have, and vocab that you do not know

Tuesday, September 17, 2013

Main Idea & Supporting Details

Agenda:
-Overview + Notes on Main Idea and Supporting Details
-Example paragraph
-Reading "Martians Go Home!" + Questions on Main Idea and Supporting Details
-Google Account Activation

Homework:
-Read "Heavy Weights" + Answer the Questions following the passage for class on Tuesday

Thursday, September 12, 2013

Entry Test II

Agenda:
-Finish work on entry test
-Select and work with free reading book

Homework:
-None

Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Entry Test

Agenda:
-Homework Collection
-Chrome Books and usernames for Power Reading Online
http://pro.nrsi.com/index.php
-Entry Test

Homework:
-None

Friday, September 6, 2013

Reading Comprehension Test Day II

Agenda:

  • Finish reading comprehension test
  • Complete reading interest inventory
  • Google Account activation (If necessary)

Homework:
  • Finish reading interest inventory if you did not during class

Wednesday, September 4, 2013

Reading Comprehension Test

Agenda:
-Hand in signed syllabi
-Reading Comprehension Test
-Name Tents


Homework:
-Finish your name tent if you did not in class
-Bring the name tent with you to the first couple of weeks of classes