ELA Writing Essentials 2
Please note that all grammatical errors are for the purpose of student editing exercises in class.
First please hand in your genius hour proposal to bottom pocket
STW: Choices Magazine-read article of choice and write 1 paragraph summary in journal
BT: WTG L5
STE: Watch Ted talks (from GENIUS HOUR page links) and be prepared to share your thoughts on what the presenters did well
Homework: WTG L 5 (due next Fri.)
today we will watch a video and take notes.
Then we will write Genius Hour proposals. Please include the following: (due Fri.)
1. What you plan to present
2. Why this is valuable to learn
3. What you plan to do to make your presentation incredible
today we r going to work on wtg L 5
if time, we will also work on Genius Hour:
Next we will watch some presentation videos:
Video #1: List 7 Parts of an Effective Presentation
Video #2: Create a Notice/Wonder T-Chart
Video #3: Write down your thoughts for your presentation now that you have seen some great options. Include the following:
1. Your Topic Proposal
2. What you plan to do to make your presentation stand out
Then: Sign up on Genius Hour for your time slot
Also, please make sure you have written your email address on the yellow sheet for Grammarly
Vocabulary: WTG Lesson 5 (do NOT do WORD FUN)
If you need me to grant access to Grammarly, please add your contact information (first, last name and email address) to the document on my clipboard by my desk. Thank you!
Please hand in the following:
1. WTG packet (pocket)
2. Journals (podium to be graded: make sure homonyms packet and writing has been taped in your journal from Tues. homework)
Then we will take your test. You will need a lined piece of paper and pencil.
You will create a word bank for your WTG words and a separate word bank for the homonyms that we have been practicing.
Directions for test:
Use each WTG word in a sentence and UNDERLINE. Use ONE of each homonym pair in a sentence and CIRCLE. You may incorporate more than one WTG word and/or a homonym in each sentence.
today's agenda will be slightly different because i have to bee in a meeting. thank's to mr. diess, u will have some extra opportunities to work independently.
Special Notice: I need to meet with Kate, Marley, Sophia, Jared (you need to make up your Homonym Quiz that you missed last week).
We will start with a Quick-Write:
Focus: Punctuation/Detail-I will be checking punctuation and grammar, so please remember to use homonyms appropriately and include end punctuation!
Prompt: (Use the image below)
Think Time: 2 min.
Write Time: 10 min.
After you write, you will be sharing your writing in your groups. You will rotate your journal clockwise. Please do the following at each rotation: (if you get your journal back, rotate once more so that you are not editing your own)
#1: Write a compliment and sign your name
#2: Check all homonyms (paying special attention to the ones we have worked on in class). Circle any errors that you find.
#3: Check the spelling of all words that you are unsure of (use dictionary, NOT Chromebook) (Underline any spelling errors that you find).
#4: Find all end punctuation. Mark where the end punctuation is missing (if at all).
#5: Discuss your stories as an entire group. Does anyone want to share with the entire class?
If extra time: work on istation assignments or finish ISIPS
WTG: Lesson 5 (due Friday) and Test on Friday
WTG-Using words in sentences and analogies and review of possessives
Side Table West: Homonyms Quiz
Side Table East: Fluency practice
Back Table: DLP
Vocabulary: WTG Lesson 5 (due Fri) and test on Fri.
Language: DLP (Mon./Tue. side) (due Wed.)
today we will meet in stations:
Front table: correct Shurley and work on DLP (Mon./Tue. side only)
Side tables: correct homonym pages together and do the next two pages
Back tables: continue to work on WTG Lesson 4 and iStation
toda we will work in stations. please sit in you're assigned seats and we will be able to do the following:
Front Tables: Homonym Practice/DLP (Monday/Tuesday side only today)
Side Tables: Shurley: p. 3 worksheet
Back Tables: WTG Lesson 4
WTG: Lesson 4
Shurley: p. 3
Language: Homonym practice packet
hello! today we will correct your shurley homework and than u will hand you're journals in while u take you're WTG tests. i will allow 5 min. of study time before the test if u knead it.
lov emrs p
today we will be working in rotating groups. we will work on shurley, practicing wtg words in writing, a writing prompt (see Friday's post), and on istation. i will be putting you into rotating groups to do this, so please be prepared to follow instructions and have a great time learning at a different pace!
love mrs p
Shurley: Practice Worksheet (p. 2)
Words to Go: Use words in sentences (write on paper to be edited by others in the next rotational group)
WTG: Write each WTG word in a sentence in your journal. Be certain to underline the WTG word.
Shurley: Worksheet p. 2 (due Wed.)
WTG: Sentences in journal (due Wed.)