Welcome to Tuesday!
- ELAGSE9-10W5 Develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach, focusing on addressing what is most significant for a specific purpose and audience.
Learning Target: I will write a strong rough draft with my group for my picture book project by focusing on what is most significant for an audience of children.06
Activator: Alien trailer! This is the movie we’re going to watch next week!
Work Session: First things first, I’m going to pass out your permission forms to watch Alien next week! Remember, these have GOT to be signed by mom or dad or whoever you stay with, otherwise you can’t watch the movie, because it is rated R.
Today we’re going to read the first half of part III in the book. YAY!! This means we’re ALMOST DONE! For this reading, we’re going to use the questions-by-pages strategy. You guys will read to the bottom of the page (you have 6 minutes per page – they’re longer pages than last time we did this) and then I’ll have a question on the board for you to answer.
When we finish that, you guys should get to work with your groups on the picture book project! By the end of the day today, I expect you should be able to turn in either the rough draft or the storyboard (obviously, you can’t have the very last bit done because you haven’t finished the book, but you should certainly be almost done!). You can also start working on drawing your pages, and those of you who would like to type can send a group member over to the computers.
Closing Session: Picture Book Check In – I would like to meet with every group and check off each of your storyboards or rough drafts!
Assessment: Picture books will be graded, questions can be formatively checked for completion and understanding.
Differentiation: Leveled grouping strategy based on ability/achievement; visual/kinesthetic activity (picture book); chunking