• Aug. 26- Aug. 30

     

    Monday, Aug. 26th

    *Questions about summer reading/ Sign up for turnitin.com

    1. Teacher Book Talk

    2. Introduction to independent reading

        A. Purpose

        B. Expectations

        C. Discuss value of reading

    3. Hmwk: 

        A. Have notebook NLT tomorrow

        B. Summer reading assignment due Sept. 3

        C. Lit terms test Sept. 4           

     

    Tuesday, Aug. 27th

    1. Teacher Book Talk

    2. Book Activity with covers, titles, and first lines of books

     3. Hmwk: 

        A. Summer reading assignment due Sept. 3

        B. Lit terms test Sept. 4  

     

    Wednesday, Aug. 28th

    1. Teacher Book Talk

    2. Set up reader/writers notebooks

    3. Book Tastings activity 

        A. Have access to the following: actual books from either your classroom library or from the school library, TAYSHAS list, and Goodreads and commonsensemedia.com

        B. Students write book options in their notebooks

     4. Hmwk: 

        A. Summer reading assignment due Sept. 3

        B. Lit terms test Sept. 4  

     

    Thursday, Aug. 29th

    1. Teacher Book Talk

    2. Establish reading rate 

    3. Set reading goals for 1st 9 weeks

    4. Discuss when to abandon a book

        A. https://youtu.be/q_bCvX8hsxg Murphy Napier discusses series she won’t finish. 

        B. Create a class chart with reasons why we’ve abandoned a book.

    5. Hmwk: 

        A. Summer reading assignment due Sept. 3

        B. Lit terms test Sept. 4 

     

    Friday, Aug. 30th

    * Pep-rally Schedule

    1. Teacher Book Talk

    2. Check out books 

    3. Read time or work time for Summer Assignment or study time for Lit Terms test

    4. Hmwk: 

        A. Summer reading assignment due Sept. 3

        B. Lit terms test Sept. 4