Book talk & Indie read. Quickwrite #5: Rules. Begin reading: Jason Reynolds’ Long Way Down pages 1 – 50.
- Read something awesome!
Reminder: TOMORROW is the last day to bring Mrs. C post-its and/or scotch tape if you’d like late HW passes in exchange (max 2 per student)
Book talk & Indie read. Group discussions about the notebook entries you made YESTERDAY on a poem you chose (from the 3 offered). Share why you chose to write about this poem and just see what discussion occurs. Watch video: “Dear Dreamer” w/ Jason Reynolds.
Upcoming: TOMORROW we will start reading a novel by Jason Reynolds. 🙂
Reminder: Two more days to bring Mrs. C post-its and/or scotch tape if you’d like late HW passes in exchange (max 2 per student).
Book talk & Read aloud. Quickwrite #4: What’s in the box? Poetry intro. Watch video of “Poetry” by Marianne Moore read by John Green. Class activity/study: read 3 poems (add them to your notebook), choose one and write about it on the facing page. Consider questions like: what’s worth talking about? what surprised you? what are you thinking now? what does it remind you of?
- Complete the writing about 1 of the 3 poems FOR CLASS TOMORROW (about 1/2 page – should take 10 to 15 minutes max).
- Read something wonderful!
Reminder: If you’d like late HW passes, bring Mrs. C post-its and/or scotch tape no later than Friday 9/20 (max 2 per student).
Book talk & Indie read. Quickwrite #3: Missing spoons? Read Like a Writer: intro to concepts and class practice w/ Where the Wild Things Are (in notebook).
- Read something interesting!
Book talk & Indie read with rate calculations. Notes: What is writing? (cont’d)
- Read something fantastic!
“Bonus” opp: bring in post-its and/or scotch tape to exchange for late hw passes (max 2 – due by 9/20)
Book talk & Indie read. Quickwrite #2: So Far? (How’s class?) Notes: What is Writing? (4 terms discussion)
Book talk & Indie read. Writing survey (in notebooks). Course syllabus overview.
- Read something awesome!
- Finish surveys if needed
Book talk & Indie read (“rules” of indie read). Library tour. Reader Survey in notebook.
- Find a book to read
- Finish your survey
Book talk. Independent reading letter & video. Book pass #2: keep 1 – pass 1.
- FInd a book to read!!!
Back to school!
Quick intro to class, a poem “What You Will Need in Class Today” by Matthew Foley, notebook intros, Quickwrite #1 – your reader/writer statement (if you missed class, see Mrs. C for details), bookpass 🙂
Assignment: If you haven’t already, see your school email to join the google classroom and fill out the quick survey this weekend to help Mrs. C get to know you.
Have a great weekend!