Thursday, January 19, 2017

Since, Because, As, So

Warm Up:  Daily Language Review--Wednesday #1--4


  1. Read article from Newsela:  https://newsela.com/articles/ringling-bros-circus/id/25797/
  2. Complete Cause and Effect Chain with group on notecards
  3. After group approval copy into notebook under the "Notes" section.
  4. Write pattern sentences with "Since" "Because" "As" and "So"




Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Cause and Effect



Warm Up:  Daily Language Review--Tuesday #1--3

Read article from Newsela:  https://newsela.com/articles/ringling-bros-circus/id/25797/

Complete Cause and Effect Chain with group on notecards

After group approval copy into notebook under the "Notes" section.

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Martin Luther King Jr.



Warm up:
Then vs. Than
1. He likes English better __________ math.
2. Go to the next stoplight ________ turn right.
3. Finish your work, _______ you can watch TV.
4. Is Canada bigger _________ the U.S?

Somebody/thing; Anybody/thing; Nobody/thing
5.  _____________ told me about this really good book called The Hunger Games.
6.  I don't know __________ about comic books.
7.  The box is empty:  there's ______________ inside it.

Independent Work (or finish MAPs testing)
Sign in to Newela with Google. Read and highlight this article.  Click on the Writing assignment.  Do the writing assignment in your ESL notebooks.  Write between 5 to 8 sentences.
https://newsela.com/articles/speeches-mlk-dream/id/18160/

Per 4 and 6--Your writing assignment is this:  "What is the central idea of MLK's speech?  What arguments and images does he use to support this central idea?  Which do you think is his most convincing argument?  Why?"

Homework:  Finish your writing in your RRJ section





Monday, January 9, 2017

ACESS testing



Thursday (Jan 12) , Friday (Jan 13), and next Tuesday (Jan 17)

ACCESS 2017 Schedule

Jan 12 Thursday
Jan 13 Friday
Jan 17 Tuesday
ACCESS listening and reading
8th graders + 6th graders
8:45--10:45
In room C 207
ACCESS Writing
8th+ 6th graders
9:30--10:45

In room C 207
ACCESS Speaking
9:00 to 10:00
6th graders will test

Room TBD
ACCESS listening and reading
7th graders
12:45--2:45
In room C 207
ACCESS Writing
7th graders
1:30--2:45
In room C 207
ACCESS Speaking
10:30 to 11:30
8th graders will test

Room TBD


ACCESS Speaking
2:00 to 3:00
7th graders will test

Room TBD

MAPs



Tuesday and Wednesday

All classes:  MAPs testing

Monday




Winter Celebration:  Per 3 and 6:  Bring your snacks and watch The Princess Bride

Per 4:  We watched the Princess Bride on Friday, so today we will be talking about ACCESS testing and doing some practice instead.
https://www.drcedirect.com/all/eca-portal-ui/welcome/WIDA


Wednesday, January 4, 2017

ACCESS Schedule


Agenda for Friday, January 6:
1. Discuss testing days/times/ what to expect
2. ACCESS practice logging in and practice questions


ACCESS 2017 Schedule


Jan 12 Thursday
Jan 13 Friday
Jan 17 Tuesday
ACCESS listening and reading
8th graders + 6th graders
8:45--10:45
In room C 207
ACCESS Writing
8th+ 6th graders
9:30--10:45

In room C 207
ACCESS Speaking
9:00 to 10:00
6th graders will test

Room TBD
ACCESS listening and reading
7th graders
12:45--2:45
In room C 207
ACCESS Writing
7th graders
1:30--2:45
In room C 207
ACCESS Speaking
10:30 to 11:30
8th graders will test

Room TBD


ACCESS Speaking
2:00 to 3:00
7th graders will test

Room TBD