Week of 11/9 - 11/13

English 3

Daily Topics of Exploration

Monday:

How do we improve our reading stamina?

Please read and RESPOND to the comments found in your Status Updates on the right hand side of the page

Reading Workshop check in


Tuesday:

What ordinary moments in my life can I make extraordinary through my writing?

"I Am From..." Poem


Wednesday:

What ordinary moments in my life can I make extraordinary through my writing?

Finish the "I Am From..." Poem


Thursday:

Model the Revision Process

Revise Draft 1


Friday:

Model the Revision Process continued

Revise Draft 2

Weekly Links

Here is where you will find our weekly links needed for our class:


I Am From Poetry Examples:

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1gCNw1gC8zcRceDtPEyDhcHqsgu5QvMcxC88kN7x63mw/edit

Homework Central

You will find the information pertaining to your weekly assignments here:

Everyday - Read your Reading Workshop Book in order to meet your weekly targets.


Monday 11/9:

20 minutes of reading

Read your comments and reply back to Mrs. Zimmermann


Tuesday 11/10:

20 minutes of reading

Work on draft 1 of "I Am From" poem - need to have 3 stanzas completed for class tomorrow


Wednesday 11/11:

20 minutes of reading

Finish Draft 1 of poem


Thursday 11/12:

20 minutes of reading

Finish revising Draft 1 of poem


Friday 11/13:

20 minutes of reading

Finish revising Draft 2 of poem--make changes to the structure (line breaks, interesting use of space, deliberate punctuation and capitalization, short lines vs. long lines, etc.) It was technically due at the end of the hour, but you can revise over the weekend if you like.

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Teacher Conference Sign-Up

A clip board will be available everyday in class. Please make sure to let us know if you sign-up for a conference later that same day.

Teacher Information

Mrs. Zimmermann

azimmermann@lfschools.net

Best time to find me:

Periods 2, 5 and 6


Mrs. Jones

kjones@lfschools.net

Best time to find me:

Periods 6, 7 and 8