Class Agenda 11 -Prepping for Your Second Period.

Date: 9/27/17

Wildcard Wednesday

Opening Song “Ain’t No Half Steppin” – Big Daddy Kane (5:22 – 1988)

  • Do Now- Glue this Into Your Notebook, OR (BETTER!) create your own.
  • When you’re done, Read Your Independent Book


Partner share 


SLT- I can use a mix of context and anecdote in my journal writing.

SLT- I can brainstorm possible This I Believe Topics and Anecdotes

SLT- I can use technology to publish my classwork. 

SLT- I can use models to help strengthen my own writing.

SLT– I can identify the elements of a This I Believe Essay.

circle the verbs, underline the nouns

  • Mini Lesson

  • Brainstorming possible beliefs
    • start with big moments in your life
    • scars
    • times you were in trouble…like a lot of trouble.
    • Times that were really good.
    • Times of great sadness.
  • Think about what you learned in these extreme moments.
  • Reminder-

Class Work

  • Brainstorm different topics for your own This I Believe Statement
  • Brainstorm different anecdotes connected to your topic
  • Write down anecdotes from your life. 

Closing Circle

Share what you’re writing about.

For later-

Habits of Character/Habits Of Scholarship Computer Work

  • Finish Habits of Scholarship/Habits of Character Letter

This I Believe Computer Work

closing circle-

What are your next steps? 



Sharing Steps-

  1. Go to Drive
  2. Title: your name This I Believe 
  3. Share with Josh B and Lauren


Homework- Decide if you’re going for a 3 or a 4 on your homework rubric.

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