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Ms. Henderson's Content Reading - 9th Grade

9/5/12

1.  Bellwork

2.  Read and Respond: Who Is Changing The Economy?

3.  D.E.A.R. Time

9/4/12

1.  Weekly Record

2.  Habits of Successful People

3.  Quick Response

4.  D.E.A.R. Time

8/31/12

1.  Weekly Record

2.  Finish Circular Plot Activity

3.  Direct Quote Poster Instructions

4.  Notebook Checks

8/30/12

1.  Bellwork

2.  Read Aloud

3.  Circular Plot - Group Activity

8/29/12

8/28/12

 

8/27/12

8/24/12

1.  Weekly Record

2.  Notebook Checks

3.  Read Aloud

8/23/12

1.  Bellwork

2.  Note-Taking Skills

3.  S.S.R.

8/22/12

1.  Bellwork

2.  S.S.R.

3.  Quickwrite in Readers' Notebook

8/21/12

1.  Bellwork

2.  Textbook Feature Analysis Activity

8/20/12

1.  Bellwork

2.  Turn in Reading History

3.  Introduction to Weekly Record

4.  Article Notes Worksheet / Conferences

Objectives:

1.  Evaluate news articles looking for connections to prior knowledge

Homework:

1.  Bring a textbook from another class for tomorrow (Tuesday)

8/17/12

1.  Bellwork

2.  What is active reading?

3.  Think, Pair, Share - Current Events Article

4.  SSR

Homework:

Remember, your Reading History is due Monday!

8/16/12

1.  Bellwork:

2.  Notes - KWL

3.  SSR - Sustained Silent Reading

4.  QuickWrite - What happened in your reading today?

5.  Exit Slip - Do you think using a KWL will help you with reading in other classes?  Why or why not? 

Objectives:

1.  Complete a KWL as a class, and individually

2.  Share your KWL with a partner

Homework:

1.  Find a current news article and bring it to class.  Be prepared to summarize and discuss the article with the class.  This article can be from the newspaper, from a magazine, or you can find an article online. 

2.  Make sure that you have an Individual Reading book that you are bringing to class daily

8/15/12

1.  Bellwork:  Do you believe you're generally an honest person?  Do you find yourself telling people what you think they want to hear?  Are you willing to tell a little lie if you need to make an excuse?  Or are you the opposite - are you really blunt?  Do you need to tell the truth even if you know it's going to annoy people? 

2.  SSR - Sustained Silent Reading

3.  Journal Time

4.  Exit Slip - What can I do to help you succeed this year?

Objectives:

1.  Select one character from the book you are reading and identify three ways you are similar to the character.

Homework:

Bring INDIVIDUAL READING BOOK and READERS' NOTEBOOK for Thursday!

8/14/12

1.  Introduction to Readers' Notebooks

-BRING NOTEBOOK WEDNESDAY 8/15/12!

2.  Assign Reading History

-Review rubric and examples

3.  Work individually on Reading History

Objectives:

1.  Outline Reading History

8/13/12

1.  Bellwork:  There are many firsts in our lives that we don't remember, such as our first tooth, first step, first word, or first birthday.  Firsts from later in childhood come easily to mind:  a first pet, a first award, the first day of high school, a first kiss, a first summer at camp.  Write about a special first that your remember clearly.

2.  Introductions and Course Overview

3.  Intelligence Inventory

Objectives:

1.  Identify classroom goals for the semester

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