6-8 ELAR Workshop Expectations

How to Work in Workshop!

Workshop Procedures

  • All Have To Items on the checklist must be completed by the due date indicated by your teacher.

  • All Have To Items must be completed before moving on to the Choose To portion of the checklist.

  • Once you have completed the Have To portion of the checklist you may: Work on Writing, Read Silently a Self-Selected title, work on a project or other assignment or complete a Choose To.

  • Do your best work, all items on the checklist will be assessed.

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HAVE TO'S:

Each week you will have 4 different HAVE TO WORKSHOPS. These are opportunities for you to build your skills in the areas of: Reading, Writing, Word Study and interactive and individual learning. When you get your checklist you HAVE TO complete these items before you can work on other assignments, read or CHOOSE TO take advantage of the mastery learning opportunities on your check list.

READING WORKSHOP

  • Read independently and use all the strategies in your toolbox to understand and annotate the text.

  • Refer to the READING WORKSHOP CARD for specific instructions for this week.

  • When you have completed this workshop, make sure to submit your work, return the workshop card, and mark off this task on your checklist.

WRITING/GRAMMAR WORKSHOP

  • Work through the writing process, practice grammar, or revising and editing skills.

  • Refer to the WRITING/GRAMMAR WORKSHOP CARD for specific instructions for this week.

  • When you have completed this workshop, make sure to submit your work, return the workshop card, and mark off this task on your checklist.


WORD WORK WORKSHOP

  • Use spelling, grammar, vocabulary, or dictionary skills to build your word knowledge.

  • Refer to the WORD WORK WORKSHOP CARD for specific instructions for this week.

  • When you have completed this workshop, make sure to submit your work, return the workshop card, and mark off this task on your checklist.

ILEARN WORKSHOP

  • Use the interactive resource provided to enhance, expand or review content and build skills.

  • Refer to the ILEARN WORKSHOP CARD for specific instructions for this week.

  • When you have completed this workshop, make sure to submit your work, return the workshop card, and mark off this task on your checklist.

CHOOSE TO'S:

  • Complete items from this portion of the checklist to demonstrate mastery learning or improve your grade once you have finished the Have To’s.

  • Refer to the CHOOSE TO WORKSHOP CARD for specific instructions for this week.

  • When you have completed a task from this workshop card, make sure to submit your work, return the workshop card, and record this task on your checklist.


While you are working:

I will be helping individual students, pulling small groups and helping you learn the way that best fits your learning style and needs! Make sure you finish your HAVE TO'S, and do your best work!