Building the Learner's Toolbox



Unit 1

Longterm Goals
-list 4 goals

PPRCL
Not applicable in Unit 1.

Peer Review and/or Editing
Not applicable in Unit 1.

Productivity Tools

Planning

Reading: Non-fiction: Annotation

Embed gadget



Reading: Fiction
Post-it notes
Reader Response: Pre-reading entry
Context clues
Novel Questions

Writing: Generating Ideas
Lists

Conversation
QFT charts
Notice & Note Anchor charts

Reading Strategies to develop your 3reading skills: 
Reading directly stated information       Reading indirectly stated information        Making connections
-finding the main idea                                         -inferencing                                                           -accessing background knowledge
-identifying words you don't know                      -identifying words you don't know                          -identifying words you don't know



Thinking Strategies
Free writing
Brainstorming
Listing
Talking
Using various graphic organizers



Mid-Term
Longterm Goals:
-recap goals; any changes?

PPRCL
How are you using your PPRCL?

Peer Review and/or Editing
--blog
--narrative essay

Productivity Tools
-Drive
-Course Site
-Gmail
-Tracking Sheet
-Bookmarks Bar
-Google Slides
-Sesame
-Edublogs
-Writer's Notebook
-Agenda
-Extension/App on Chromebook/Laptop: New Page
-App on personal device
-Other

Planning
Reading: Non-fiction:
-establish purpose for reading
-set-up note
-set-up annotation
-skim and scan text for text features
-connect with background or prior knowledge

Reading: Fiction
-preview text
-connect with background and / or prior knowledge 
-establish purpose for reading
-ready note process: post-it notes, writer's notebook, graphic organizer

Writing: 
-create or add to writing territories
-establish purpose for writing
-determine audience
-generate ideas: list, brainstorm, free write, talk to someone
-create an outline; choose a graphic organizer that suits your purpose

Conversation
-QFT
-Smackdown
-Any table talk for learning: "Invitcus"
-Conference with teacher (essentially any conversation: formal, informal, at table, in d


Reading Strategies


Thinking Strategies

End of Course

MLA

The Most Common Style Guides

Style Guide

Subject Disciplines

Resources

Modern Languages Association (MLA)

English and the Humanities

Online Writing Lab at Purdue University

American Psychological Association (APA)

Psychology and Social Sciences

The American Psychological Association

The Chicago Manual of Style (CMS)

History and the Humanities Physical, Natural, and Social Sciences

The Chicago Manual of Style







 



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