Classroom Learning Objectives for 9/22/17

Today students will review setting, dialogue, internal and external conflict, and change.  Students will complete a graphic organizer to help them analyze a short video and find examples of setting, internal and external conflict, sequence or chronological order, changes in the characters and the lesson learned.  Students will be provided with an assignment for the Fall Break using the same graphic organizer to analyze a story, show, book or movie.  The assignment is due on October the 3rd.  A copy of the graphic organizer is attached below.

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Classroom Learning Objectives for 9/21/17

Today students will review setting, dialogue, internal and external conflict, and change.  Students will analyze their assessment and provide a written response explaining the meanings of their vocabulary.  Students will continue working in groups to answer text dependent questions from the story “The Circuit”.  This activity will focus on citing textual evidence and key details to support a written response.

Classroom Learning Objectives for 9/14/17

Today students will continue reading the story “The Circuit” and will perform a close read identifying words or phrases that indicate chronological order, changes that are experienced by the narrator and his family and any unknown words and phrases.  Students will complete a graphic organizer marking the major events of the story in chronological order.

Classroom Learning Objectives for 9/13/17

Today students will continue reading the story “The Circuit” and will perform a close read identifying words or phrases that indicate chronological order, changes that are experienced by the narrator and his family and any unknown words and phrases.  Students will mark the text using their metacognitive markers and discussions will take place throughout to check for understanding.

Classroom Learning Objectives for 9/7/17

Today students will continue reading the story “The Circuit” and will perform a close read identifying words or phrases that indicate chronological order, changes that are experienced by the narrator and his family and any unknown words and phrases.  Students will mark the text using their metacognitive markers and discussions will take place throughout to check for understanding.

Classroom Learning Objectives for 9/6/17

Today students will complete unpacking Embedded Assessment #1. Students will begin reading the story “The Circuit” and will perform a close read identifying words or phrases that indicate chronological order, changes that are experienced by the narrator and his family and any unknown words and phrases.  Students will mark the text using their metacognitive markers and discussions will take place throughout to check for understanding.

Classroom Learning Objectives for 9/5/17

Today students will complete a QHT vocabulary activity and unpack Embedded Assessment #1.  QHT stands for Questions, Heard, Teach.  Students will look at academic and literary vocabulary for their first unit and place each word in a category of I have seen this word but I do not know its meaning – Q, I have heard this word before but I am not sure about its meaning – H, or I know this word and I am able to teach it to others – T.  After this activity, students will begin unpacking the embedded assessment.  Unpacking the assessment breaks down what is needed for the assessment and provides the students with a visual to refer to as we go through the unit.

Classroom Learning Objectives for 8/31/17

Today students will complete a common assessment on citing text evidence.  Students will utilize the BHH and metacognitive markers strategies to analyze the text and provide a written response to five comprehension questions.  The students will provide evidence from the text in their answers to prove their analysis of each question and the text.  Students who finish the assessment will be given more practice with the BHH strategy and metacognitive markers and continue adding to their graphic organizer for the story “A Man Who Had No Eyes”.

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