Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Almost to the Finish Line

 Today's Learning Objectives  Write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence. 

Write an Argument Essay: Finishing Touches  It's time make your final edits and revisions and put the finishing touches on your Argument Essay, including the introduction, body, and conclusion paragraphs. Review the checklist below. 

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If you need to met with me, please schedule an appointment. Your Argument Essay is officially due tomorrow, April 2

Smarter Balanced Online Testing Practice  Today we will continue to prepare for the Smarter Balanced Assessments, which we will formally begin upon our return from Spring Break. Please visit the California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress site's practice testing portal here. You should screen similar to the one below; make sure you're logging on as a 'GUEST' and click 'Sign In'. 

Next, click 'Select Grade' and choose '6' and click 'Yes'.

Finally, click on 'Start G6 ELA Practice Test,' and eventually you'll arrive on the beginning of the test. Follow along with me as I guide you through various parts of the test. 

Homework  (1.) Read your A.R. book at home for at least 30 minutes and make a Digital Reading Log entry using the new 4th Quarter Reading Log, which has been placed in your Language Arts folder(2.) Complete your My Argument Essay, which is officially due tomorrow, April 2. If not completed, you must finish over Spring Break and have it done upon your return on Monday, April 13.