ELAR Week 1.1

August 24-28

Monday DO NOW- Name Tent

Please make a Name Tent.

1. Write your name in big letters in the middle.

2, Write two words that represent things that are important to you.

3. Draw two pictures of things that are important to you.

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Objective: We will develop relationships, create norms and set goals by participating in student-led discussions.

Mrs. Flores Shares

Now You Share

Share your name tents with the people at your table.
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Monday Essential Question: How can we make this the best class ever?

Table Project Step 1: Generate

Take 3 post it notes

On each post it note, write something you will see, hear or feel in a really good classroom.



Take 3 more post it notes

On each post it note, write something you will see, hear or feel in a really bad classroom.

Table Project Step 2: Sort

Put all of your post it notes in the middle of the table.


Sort them into 4 groups.

Table Project Step 3: Connect

1. Label your groups.

2. Draw arrows to represent relationships between the groups.

3. Label the arrows by telling me how the groups relate to each other.

Table Project Step 4: Elaborate

Create a SOAR for the best classroom ever using what you've created so far.

Tuesday DO NOW- Goals Chain

Take three colored strips of paper.

You will write one goal on each strip of paper.


Use the following sentence stems:

When I grow up, I want to...

This year I want to...

In this class I want to...

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Objective: We will determine appropriate topics through a range of strategies by setting up our notebooks, completing an interest survey and writing independently.

Tuesday Essential Question: What will we write about in Writer's Workshop?

Goals Chains

Set Up Binders

Set up Writer's Notebooks

Interests Inventory

Independent Writing

Setting Up the Writer's Notebook

Wednesday DO NOW- I read because...

  1. Complete the sentences on the I read because sheet.
  2. Glue this onto the first page of your Reader's Notebook.
  3. Decorate the rest of the page.

Objective: We will write in response to expository text using text evidence to demonstrate understanding by annotating an article and using that color-coded annotation to create a three-sentence written response.

Wednesday Essential Question: How do I write a response to expository text?

Agenda:

Reader's Notebook Set Up

Minilesson

Partner Practice

Minilesson- How do I write a reader's response for expository text?

Expository Text- something you read for information like a newspaper article or a textbook


Every response must:

Sentence 1: State the title and author.

Sentence 2: Summarize what the author is saying.

Sentence 3: Respond with your thoughts and/or feelings.


Highlighting Key

Title: Yellow

Author: Blue

What the author is saying: Pink

Your thoughts/feelings: Orange

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Partner Practice, Reflection

Example

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Thursday DO NOW- Label your notebooks

Grab your Reader's and Writer's Notebooks.

Put white labels on the outside of each of them.

Write your name.

Objective: We will write in response to expository text using text evidence to demonstrate understanding by annotating an article and using that color-coded annotation to create a three-sentence written response.

Thursday Essential Question: How do I write a reader's response for expository text?

MiniLesson- review, clear up misconceptions

Independent Practice & Exit Ticket

*****Binders (Commodores and Patriots)*****

Learning Style Inventory

Take this quiz with a partner at your desk.


Learning Style Inventory

Friday DO NOW- Final touches on Reader's and Writer's Notebooks

Make final touches on Reader's and Writer's Notebooks:

  1. Labeled with your name on the outside
  2. Decorated
  3. Missing work glued in

Objective: We will write in response to expository text using text evidence to demonstrate understanding by annotating an article and using that color-coded annotation to create a three-sentence written response.

Friday Essential Question: How do we show what we've learned this week through station work?

Logging onto the Chromebooks

+Add Person

Email: abclastname@stu.irvingisd.net

Username: abclastname

Password: Iisd------

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Joining Google Classroom

Go to:

classroom.google.com

Your role: student

Join my class.


***If you try to log on from home, you will have to enter your Irving ISD email, username and password when asked.***

Stations

Stations 1, 3, 5- Independent Writing on Google Classroom

Stations 2, 4, 6- Read and Respond in your Reader's Notebook