Friday, March 22, 2019

Presentation Day 2

Goal: Survey and book review presentations for Book #8

Agenda: 
Read
Survey
Book Review Presentations

1. Survey
  • I know we've taken a lot of surveys lately, but we have another one for you.
  • As you answer, don't mention anyone by name (you'll see what we mean). 
  • Access the survey HERE. 

2. Book Review Presentations
  • We are continuing with presentations today.
  • You've done a great job preparing your slides - they look awesome! 
  • We showed you the scoring guides yesterday, but here is a reminder (this is a two-part score): 


*Reminders* 
  • If you did not present your book review today, you are going tomorrow. 
  • Make sure you have a good book (or two) to read over Spring break.

Thursday, March 21, 2019

Presentation Day 1

Goal: Book review presentations for Book #8

Agenda: 
Read
Book Review Presentations

Book Review Presentations
  • Today is presentation day! 
  • You've done a great job preparing your slides - they look awesome! 
  • We showed you the scoring guides yesterday, but here is a reminder (this is a two-part score): 


*Reminders* 



  • If you did not present your book review today, you are going tomorrow. 
  • Make sure you have a good book (or two) to read over Spring break.

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Survey + Presentation Prep

Goal: Take a pre-survey for our next unit and finish book review presentations

Agenda: 
Ready
Survey
Book Review Presentation Work Time

1. Survey
  • Take the Healthy Kids survey HERE
  • When you are done, work on your book review presentation slides. This is your last in-class work day before we present. 
2. Book Review Presentation Work Time
  • We started our Book Review presentation slides yesterday. 
  • You should have claimed a slide in the deck in Google Classroom (listed under "Book Reviews")
  • If you want to know information about how this is being scored, it is a two part score. See the scoring guides listed below: 


*Reminders* 
Book Review presentations start tomorrow. Is yours ready? Should you write yourself a notecard so you feel prepared? 

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Book #8 Review

Goal: Introduce a new method of review for Book #8

Agenda: 
Read
Book Review Demo
Book Review Work Time

Presentation Demo:
  • We're doing book review presentations this week. 
  • Your teachers have prepared a demonstration so you know what yours should look like. 
  • Take note of any similarities you notice between your teachers' slides.
DIRECTIONS: 
  1. Go to Google Classroom and find the assignment titled "Class Book Review Slides" 
  2. Claim the slide that is the SAME as your CHROMEBOOK NUMBER by putting your name in the bottom right corner.
  3. If your chromebook is 1-4 you'll use a different slide. 1=40, 2=41, 3=42, 4=43.
Reminders: 
  • Finish reading Book #8 if you're not done yet. Your slide must be ready by Wednesday at the end of class.

Monday, March 18, 2019

Article of the Week

Goal: Complete the first Article of the Week for this new grading period.

Agenda: 
Read
Article of the Week
Catch Up/Ask Questions

QUESTIONS TO CONSIDER: 
What would you to to change something that you think is wrong about the world?  

Article of the Week: 
  • What power do children have when it comes to creating change in the world? perhaps more than you think. 
  • Go HERE to access your article.
  • Write a two paragraph response in your English Journal (the frame to the right is for your first paragraph). 
  • First paragraph = summary, second paragraph = opinion
Check Powerschool 
  • Check your Powerschool. Finalized grades are due today, so there should not be any surprises.
Reminders:
Book #8 MUST be finished by TOMORROW. We are starting something new in class and you must be caught up on your reading to participate.