As you work on SB 1.7, keep the following in mind:
Incident (what happened)
Response (feelings and thoughts of the people involved)
Reflection (character’s thoughts on how this lesson will affect her/him in the future)
Annotations/Comments (What would you like to discuss in detail as a class?)
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As of Friday afternoon, the following IWs have been submitted with the correct file name (per the instructions stated in a blog post). You have until 6pm to submit your IWs before it it considered late.
G6 – Period 3
G6 – Period 5
Tomorrow, be prepared to have a brief discussion over these questions:
What makes a procedural text easy to follow?
What makes a procedural text difficult to follow?
What role does ideas play in writing a procedural text?
What role does organization play in writing a procedural text?
What kind of voice works best in procedural texts?
What kinds of words work best in procedural texts?
Should you strive to have long fluent sentences or short precise sentences in procedural texts?
How important or helpful are diagrams in procedural texts?
What made you persistent in trying to complete each “how-to”?
Please submit your IWs through Google Docs. When you share the document, make sure that I “can edit.” You may share with me using: email@example.com.
Please title/save your document as:
G6_Pd3_IW_Q1_Your Last Name
G6_Pd5_IW_Q1_Your Last Name
G7_IW_Q1_Your Last name
If you know your lexile score, this site http://www.lexile.com/fab/ will take you through a series of steps to help you find books at the appropriate challenge level. A range is given also so you can bump up the reading level.
Reminder: The retake policy states that if you wish to retake an exam/test, you must fulfill the requirements set by the teacher.
Written Explanation. If you wish to take the grammar re-test, you will need to provide a well-composed response to the following questions in a paragraph format:
- What steps did you take to prepare for the exam? How much time did you devote to prepare for the exam?
- What factors contributed to the grade that you earned on the grammar exam?
- What will you do in the future so that you might avoid having to retake an exam/test?
Grammar Re-test Exercises.
Option #1: These exercises must be completed prior to your re-taking the grammar exam. Complete at least three exercises from this site http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/quiz_list.htm. The exercises you choose should directly correlate to the parts of the test with which you had the most difficulty. You will need to provide a 2-3 sentence explanation about what clarification you had after having completed the exercise.
Option #2: Complete the assignments in the packet “Identifying Parts of Speech, ” identifying only those that were tested (nouns, pronouns, adjectives).
I have a meeting this Tuesday, so if you are meeting with your mentors, please make sure that you make arrangements to meet elsewhere.
On Thursday and Friday afternoon, re-tests will be given, so please adjust your meeting to accommodate for this.
Success comes from you, by being engaged in the process of learning, by being aware of your thinking. We teachers believe that you have the ability to figure out the answers to your questions and the problems to your solutions if you take the time to evaluate whether or not you have used all the resources available to you. In G/T, you have multiple resources and methods available to you to help you in your process of learning. It is and continues to be an expectation that you use these.
What is expository writing and why is it so important? Click on the links below to find some answers.
Purdue OWL: Essay Writing: http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/685/02/
Stanford University: http://www.stanford.edu/~arnetha/expowrite/info.html
Great Source: http://www.greatsource.com/iwrite/students/s_expos.html