Friday, March 24, 2017

Friday, March 24, 2017



Announcements and Reminders:
                         
 We will take our  walking fieldtrip to Legacy on March 28.  Be prepared for the weather.  Wear comfortable shoes.  


Targets for Today:

 I can prepare for the book-for-a-first-grader project.


Today’s  Agenda:

We will take our  walking fieldtrip to Legacy on March 28.  Be prepared for the weather.  Wear comfortable shoes.  

Scribble:    Get started on this as soon as you sit down. 

Take one chocolate from the Frankfort Milk Chocolate container, 
and one chocolate from the bags in the box. 


Compare the two.  How are they the same, and how are they different. 
Then --
Write something creative about chocolate or chocolate eggs or candy in general or eggs in general, or anything your imagination can springboard off from this prompt. 



Is there a difference in Quality? 






Review of story plot -- story mapping


Three Little Pigs 

Pigs and Red Red Riding Hood  and the "Goldilocks"  Wolf

Three Bears
to end
Still need to create plot map for this. 

We didn't yet watch this, but the wolf in the cartoons broke the fourth wall. 
[Breaking the fourth wall- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Eq3abgBQaiE]













Save for another time -- 
Scribble: 



Vocabulary:



Saturday, March 18, 2017


Monday, March 20, 2017


Announcements and Reminders:
                         
 We will take our  walking fieldtrip to Legacy on March 28.  Be prepared for the weather.  Wear comfortable shoes.  


Targets for Today:

 I can prepare for the book-for-a-first-grader project.


Today’s  Agenda:

Practice Interviewing -- and Get to Know Each Other Better 

Tips and Techniques for Books 
  We will cover these over the next class times. 

Google Docs 
Share with Ms. Dorsey to have them printed. 

text and fonts (for first graders) 

Using Images 
   image search 
   types of images to use and avoid 

hand-drawn
collage 
combination of images or cut-outs with hand-drawn

story 
plot map 

About the Author   About the "About the Author"

Steps in Writing 
Plan (Prewriting)
Draft
Revise 
Edit carefully 

What are revision and editing, you ask, and why should I need to do it for a child's book?  
Ask ____________________________________________________

I will take photos when we interview and when we deliver the books. 
You could use the photos from the interview with your "About the Author." 




If You Were Absent:




Vocabulary:


Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Wednesday, March 22, 2017



Announcements and Reminders:
                         
 We will take our  walking fieldtrip to Legacy on March 28.  Be prepared for the weather.  Wear comfortable shoes.  


Targets for Today:

 I can prepare for the book-for-a-first-grader project.


Today’s  Agenda:

We will take our  walking fieldtrip to Legacy on March 28.  Be prepared for the weather.  Wear comfortable shoes.  

Scribble:    Get started on this as soon as you sit down. 

You're lying in bed, almost asleep,
and you hear a knock on your window.. . . 






Last time you  did Practice Interviewing -- and Get to Know Each Other Better 
Did you finish that?  Did you write your descriptions? 






Today:   Learn about making quality books. 

Calendar:  
March 28 -- Fieldtrip to Interview
March 30 -- Begin Storyboards
April 10 -- Storyboards due
April 12 -- Lab to work on creating books
April 14 -- Lab to work on creating books
April 18  --Lab to work on creating books
Share your document with Ms. Dorsey.
Mrs. Hansen will print them in color. 
They will be bound. 
Let me know if you wish to do yours in a different way.
_________ -- Share books in class. 
_________  -- Deliver books to First Graders 

Tips and Techniques for Books 
  We will cover these over the next class times. 

Google Docs 
Share with Ms. Dorsey to have them printed. 

text and fonts (for first graders) 

Using Images 
   image search 
   types of images to use and avoid 

hand-drawn
collage 
combination of images or cut-outs with hand-drawn


About the Author   About the "About the Author"

Steps in Writing 
Plan (Prewriting)
Draft
Revise 
Edit carefully 

What are revision and editing, you ask, and why should I need to do it for a child's book?  
Ask ____________________________________________________

I will take photos when we interview and when we deliver the books. 
You could use the photos from the interview with your "About the Author." 


We read Hip, Hip, Hooray, for Annie McRae!  by Brad Wilcox

Another Scribble:  




If You Were Absent:




Vocabulary:



Saturday, March 18, 2017

Monday, March 20, 2017


Announcements and Reminders:
                         
 We will take our  walking fieldtrip to Legacy on March 28.  Be prepared for the weather.  Wear comfortable shoes.  


Targets for Today:

 I can prepare for the book-for-a-first-grader project.


Today’s  Agenda:


Four prompts -- Animal Googly Eyes 

Practice Interviewing -- and Get to Know Each Other Better 

Tips and Techniques for Books 
  We will cover these over the next class times. 

Google Docs 
Share with Ms. Dorsey to have them printed. 

text and fonts (for first graders) 

Using Images 
   image search 
   types of images to use and avoid 

hand-drawn
collage 
combination of images or cut-outs with hand-drawn

story 
plot map 

About the Author   About the "About the Author"

Steps in Writing 
Plan (Prewriting)
Draft
Revise 
Edit carefully 

What are revision and editing, you ask, and why should I need to do it for a child's book?  
Ask ____________________________________________________

I will take photos when we interview and when we deliver the books. 
You could use the photos from the interview with your "About the Author." 




If You Were Absent:




Vocabulary:



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Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Thursday, March 16, 2017




Announcements and Reminders:
                         
We will take our  first Fieldtrip to Legacy on March 28.  

We've extended time again for presentations and artistic representations.  Today, however, is the very last day of the term, so this is absolutely the last day to do them. 


Targets for Today:

Write!


Today’s  Agenda:

Scribbles:
March 16:  Andy B and Alexis C and Ashley and Amitee and Melissa




Music:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IhP3J0j9JmY


Tulips


Presentations:
Artistic Representations and Frozen Tableau

Author Study: --


If You Were Absent:




Vocabulary: