Friday, September 27, 2013

Mind Movie Presentations

-Bell Work: Get out your homework.  Write down three key things about your drawing that you wish to share with the others in your class. Be prepared to watch for how your drawings are similar and different from those of your peers.


  • Practicing good presentation skills
  • Practicing good audience skills
  • Preparing to ask and answer questions

-None.  Bring the same materials to class on Tuesday.  We will be working on part 4 of our worksheets.  

Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Visualization Day II

-Review of classroom policies
-Time to work on "movie still" of "A Tell-Tale Heart"

-Finish steps 2 and 3 of your visualization assignment
-Be sure to hand in missing work ASAP

Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Cornell Notes Con't

-Review parts of Cornell Notes
-What did we write on our own?
-Questions about the notes
-Independent practice with the rest of the story

-Finish the notes from class for Thursday

Friday, September 13, 2013

Cornell Notes

-What are Cornell Notes?
-Setting up a Cornell Notes Sheet
-Practicing Cornell Notes with "A Tell-Tale Heart"

-Read pages 3-4
-Practice taking notes on main ideas, questions you have, and vocab that you do not know

Monday, September 9, 2013

Entry Test

-Homework Collection
-Chrome Books and usernames for Power Reading Online
-Entry Test


Thursday, September 5, 2013

Main Idea and Supporting Details

-Overview + Notes on Main Idea and Supporting Details
-Example paragraph
-Reading "Martians Go Home!" + Questions on Main Idea and Supporting Details
-Google Account Activation

-Read "Heavy Weights" + Answer the Questions following the passage for class on Monday