WEDNESDAY, August 23rd
- Read through the checklist.
WHEN YOU ENTER THIS CLASSROOM:
- You have gotten everything you need from your locker.
- You have used the restroom.
- You have visited the water fountain (unless you have a filled-up water bottle).
- You are QUIET.
- You find your seat.
- You check the blog or look at the board to see what you need to do right away.
- Add my class in Google Classroom using code: pikcdnv
- “A writer’s notebook gives you a place to write down what makesyou angry or sad or amazed, to write down what you noticed anddon’t want to forget. A writer’s notebook gives you a place to live like a writer.” --Ralph Fletcher
Writers write about what they know. They have certain territories they write about often. They use their Writer’s Notebook to generate ideas and read over their thinking.
-Get out your Language Arts notebook, or loose leafpaper (to be kept in your Language Arts folder).-Write down each of the four territories (areas in yourlife that you want to write about). You are welcome toadd your own territories as well.-Try to come up with at least three items to place ineach territory. These should be topics that you couldwrite about at almost any time.
2) Mini-Lesson: Using Writing Territories to develop a writing piece
3) Brain Break
4) Whole-Class Activity: Finish filling in your writing territories, then choose one or more to begin writing about.
5) Wrap-Up: What are some of your writing territories?
- Complete the survey posted in Google Classroom
- Even if you weren't here today, you should try to complete today's "Whole-Class Activity"
- Read for at least 20 minutes!