Monday, August 21, 2017

Notebook Design

H/W - Read for 25 mins. Spend 5-10mins collecting your thinking about your reading. Are you using a strategy to collect your ideas?

 Reader's Notebook cover pages. Final DUE DATE - Wednesday. 

OPTIONAL - Write a brief comment explaining the message the guess speaker was delivering today. 
+ point for all contributions

RECAP of guidelines for Notebook Design

Friday, August 18, 2017

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Getting Back into Books

H/W - Make sure you are reading for at last 30mins. You will be held responsible for this reading tomorrow.

Optional: Begin designing your Reader's Notebook Cover Page
C/D Class
E/F Class
G/H Class

Example - More details on this in Friday's Class

Final Cover design will be due Monday. How will yours compare?

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Welcome to ELA The Power of Possibilities

Today, you were introduced to the 'power of possibilities' Some major take-aways:

Stick your 'Comfort Zone' in a special place near your desk. Take a photo of it and place the image on your computer. We will compare images in 3 months to see how you have stepped out.

Bring the title of 3 books that you really loved reading
Optional: Write a comment under today's blog post that states something that you learned in 

  • Do just survive - THRIVE 
  • Practice what you are BAD at!
  • Always bring a growth mindset
  • Smash out of that comfort zone!

Thursday, June 1, 2017

Summer Reading Expectation

10 books or 2,500 pages
= Approx. 42hrs of Reading 
= Approx 70 days  of Summer (From today)
= 30mins  to 40mins per day
Award Winners (Alex, Edwards, Morris, Nonfiction, Odyssey, Printz Awards)

Have a superb summer...

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