Wednesday, November 19, 2014

English 9--11/25/2014

Jump Off
--Pick up a copy of the "i-Ready Progress Monitoring" halfsheet from the front table.  When you hear your name called for attendance, come see me over at my computer where I will give you a strip of paper with your log-in information.

S. the C.
--set the parameters for today's work
  • a note about headphones
  • this is an assessment, so...
  • any viable goals for the writing assignment?
  • When the first person is logged in, I will check out his or her computer screen and give you further directions, as I am learning how this program works along with you!
--head down to the Computer Lab

Assessment -- i-Ready Progress Monitoring

Writing Workshop -- "St. Lucy's..." Mini-Unit--End-of-Mini-Unit Assessment/Writing Assignment
--continue brainstorming for and outlining a paragraph or paragraphs for your upcoming writing assignment--open up your MLA-formatted document saved to your username

--Block 4 ACE: Read your free reading book for at least an hour over break (I DARE YOU!). ALWAYS BRING YOUR FREE READING BOOK TO CLASS.
--Blocks 1, 2, and 4 BDF: Read your free reading book for at least 10 minutes between now and next class. ALWAYS BRING YOUR FREE READING BOOK TO CLASS.
--Next time we meet, we will have computer access yet again in order to continue working on drafting your End-of-Unit Assessment/Writing Assignment following some instruction about crafting thesis statements and writing introductions and conclusions.  It would be in your best interest to have the body of your essay fully outlined by the beginning of next class.  See me if you would like additional paragraph templates.

Backburner Goals (Mr. Martin's Note-to-Self):
  • Review the parts of speech as introduction to our grammar work/in order to aid in vocabulary study