Class Agenda #3 – This is my notebook

Intro- Whip Around- How did you get to school today?

Count Off- Take Seats-

5 minutes

Reading- “The Landlady” by Roald Dahl pages 1-2


  • Different Reading Responses – tape on the inside of your notebook.
  • General Grading Criteria

(Copy) Date: 9/13/16



  • I can effectively summarize and respond to both class and independent texts.
  • I can set up my HW Notebook in ELA Class
  • Set up HW notebook
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  • Read Aloud-
  • Respond to pages 1-2 of “The Landlady” – this is tonight’s hw!!!
    • Share responses at table.
  • Hand In Class Notebook

Full Class Circle-

  • Challenge- Birthday Challenge- Quiz on Friday
  • One thing that you’re excited for, or nervous about in ELA class.





Independent Writing

(COPY)- Stream of Consciousness – 

  1. a person’s thoughts and conscious reactions to events, perceived as a continuous flow.
    • a literary style in which a character’s thoughts, feelings, and reactions are depicted in a continuous flow uninterrupted by objective description or conventional dialogue. 

Share- Go Around at Your Tables and share your responses.



SLT- I can embody the norms and structures of ELA 8.

Full Body Contract Review

After reading through the expectations of the class and our Learning Comes First initiative as a school, it’s time to start thinking about what that actually looks like. If we’re planning to be learning and challenging ourselves this year, what does our body physically need to be doing?

  • Roles- 
    • Facilitator (Group Leader)
    • Materials Keeper (Pen/Marker/Giant Paper/Piece Of Tape/Scissors)
    • Artist(s)/Writer
    • Contributor


  1.  On your paper, trace someone from your group.
  2. Then as a group, have a discussion for each of the following body parts on the same general question- what does _____ look like when you’re putting Learning First and following our class norms?
  3. Summarize your discussion near the body part on your large paper.
    • Eyes
    • Mouth
    • Ears
    • Hands and Arms
    • Feet and Legs
    • Your Body and Trunk
  4. Fill in the rest of your body. Does not need to be or look like the person that you traced.

Wrap/Up-Clean UP

HW Reminder- 

Homework starts tonight. 30 Minutes of Reading, 2-3 Sentence Reaction/Summary, 1 Page of Independent Writing 


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